EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - The Minnesota Vikings have signed draft pick Jerick McKinnon to a contract.
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Georgia Southern third baseman Garrett Chapman was named Second Team Freshman All-America by the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association on Monday.
Two Georgia Southern Eagles were selected in the final day of the Major League Baseball Draft on Saturday.
The Colorado Rockies couldn't pass on Sam Howard.
MACON - Georgia and Georgia Tech used to be the only shows in the state.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Georgia Southern's run through the postseason finally ran out of steam.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- After a pair of weather delays lasting over three hours, it was one fluky play that ultimately was the difference in the game.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State head coach Mike Martin said it best.
The Georgia Southern Eagles know plenty about third-seeded Kennesaw State, because the teams play every year.
There was one question on everyone's mind when Georgia Southern was playing in last week's Southern Conference tournament.
Winning the first game in the NCAA regionals makes things a whole lot easier, there's no doubt about that. Drop the first one, and you're facing elimination for the rest of the weekend.
The Georgia Southern Eagles aren't done competing for track and field championships just yet.
The Sun Belt Conference announced its three-year schedule for league championships on Wednesday, and Georgia Southern will host three Sun Belt Championships in the next three seasons.
The Georgia Southern baseball team will make its 14th NCAA tournament appearance on Friday when it faces Florida State at 6 p.m., on ESPN3.
Jason Richman pitched on Wednesday morning in a Southern Conference tournament-opening loss against Appalachian State. Later that night, Richman learned that his mother had died.
With 10 days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready - as ready as it can be.
On August 30, N.C. State, Georgia Southern's opening game opponent, will likely start 6-foot-4, 235-pound quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who transferred to the Wolfpack from Florida after the 2012 season and sat out last year.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald.
The Georgia Southern Eagles spent the last scrimmage of fall camp at Paulson Stadium simulating gameday scenarios on Saturday morning - crowd noise pumped over the speaker system included - and left the hundreds of fans in attendance, the coaching staff and the players feeling pretty good overall.
The Georgia Southern volleyball team finished its first full week of practice with an intrasquad scrimmage Friday, and head coach Dustin Wood is happy with the progress so far this preseason.
On Thursday at the 2014 Fall Coaches Luncheon luncheon, attended by local businesses, fans and friends of the Georgia Southern athletics department, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore made it official with a proclamation - it's a new era for Georgia Southern athletics.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern men's soccer opened preseason training camp Monday with a pair of practices at the Fair Road Training Complex.
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It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.