View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - Sports

Bubba Watson takes lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie. He moved the ball left and right, whatever Riviera required, and finished with a 6-under 65 for a one-shot lead Saturday in the Genesis Open.

February 17, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Southern, not State

With Georgia Southern mired in a three-game slide and trying to hang on to a top-four spot in the Sun Belt Conference standings - which will include a bye through the first round of the conference tournament - the Eagles needed a win in the worst kind of way.

February 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Outdoor Living: Turkey season straight ahead

Georgia's turkey hunting season is only about six weeks out. It opens on March 24th and runs through May 15th. The bag limit is three gobblers per hunter. With those things in mind it's time to talk about some things that could help you bag one of these wily critters of our woodlands.

February 14, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports

Spring Training begins across MLB

Justin Verlander is looking forward to a full season with the Houston Astros, while the New York Mets are hoping for a healthier year for their starting staff.

February 14, 2018 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports

Adrian Peterson joins Georgia Southern football staff

College Football Hall of Famer Adrian Peterson and Georgia Southern alum has been named the director of student-athlete development for the Georgia Southern football program, as announced Tuesday by head coach Chad Lunsford. He takes over for Andrew Dodge, who moved to an on-field coaching assignment toward the end of the 2016 season.

February 13, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Olympics getting a bit too 'wintery'

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - The Winter Olympics are supposed to be cold, of course. Just maybe not THIS cold.

February 12, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writers | Sports

Ragin' Cajuns roll to win over Eagles

Four UL Lafeyette players cracked double-digit scoring, and the Ragin' Cajuns shot 51 percent from the field. That sent the Georgia Southern men's basketball team to a second consecutive home defeat as the league-leading Cajuns rolled to a 102-91 victory Saturday night at Hanner Fieldhouse.

February 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

UL Lafayette ladies top Georgia Southern

The Louisiana women's basketball team closed out the first half hitting 5-of-6 three-pointers to open up a double-digit halftime lead, then held on for a 58-48 Sun Belt Conference victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday afternoon at Hanner Fieldhouse.

February 10, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Michigan State plans to fire official over Nassar scandal

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University said Friday it plans to fire a high-ranking administrator who told police he never followed up after ordering sports doctor Larry Nassar to have a third person present during certain treatments.

February 09, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press | Sports

Spring training opens with turmoil, many moves to make

The Boston Red Sox plan to print 5,000 copies of their media guide during the last week of February. Their opening-day roster could include several players who won't make the deadline.

February 09, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports

Storey defends title at individual tournament

Heading into the second playing of Georgia Southern's individual men's golf tournament, GS coach Carter Collins said that he thought his team had a good chance of making sure that the tournament title stayed in Statesboro for a second straight season.

February 05, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Power agent Scott Boras slams MLB

NEW YORK - Agent Scott Boras says the number of major league teams rebuilding with younger, lower-cost rosters has become a cancer to the sport, attributing behavior to the strengthened luxury tax combining with restraints on draft-pick salaries.

February 05, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports

Foles outduels Brady, Patriots to win Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as Super Bowl MVP.

February 05, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports

BUBBLE WATCH: Big wins put NC State within reach of NCAA bid

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina State wasn't supposed to even be in this position, entering February with several marquee wins and in the discussion for an NCAA Tournament bid. Yet first-year coach Kevin Keatts isn't talking about the possibility of his program getting back there after its two-year absence.

February 02, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports

Rozier powers Celtics past Hawks, 119-110

BOSTON - Terry Rozier's second act as an NBA starter was just as impressive as his first.

February 02, 2018 | By GETHIN COOLBAUGH Associated Press | Sports

1 2 3 4 5  Next »  Last »

Page 1 of 501

Articles by Section - Sports

Column: Winning makes McIlroy as good as he already was

AUSTIN, Texas - Rory McIlroy had his first Arnold Palmer moment before the tournament even started.

March 19, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

NCAA Sweet 16 has unexpected field after favorites ousted

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - After little went according to plan in the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the bracket has a wildly different look ...

March 19, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports

Eagles finish second at Schenkel

The Georgia Southern men's golf team shot the lowest round for the second straight day Sunday and finished second in the 39th annual Schenkel ...

March 19, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Eagles go low at Schenkel Invitational

The Georgia Southern men's golf team was firing on all cylinders on Saturday and will once against be in contention to play for a ...

March 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Column: QBs cashing in — except for the unwelcome Kaepernick

As free agency kicked off the start of a new football season, the NFL sent a clear message to anyone paying attention:

March 16, 2018 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports

Stenson, DeChambeau tied for Bay Hill lead

ORLANDO, Fla. - Henrik Stenson gave himself another chance to win at Bay Hill, and he made it a little bit tougher on Tiger Woods.

March 16, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Eagles find win in Sun Belt opener

The Georgia Southern baseball team snapped a four-game losing streak and - more importantly - began Sun Belt Conference play on the right note, defeating UL Lafayette ...

March 16, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Eagles solid in first round

After an up-and-down first round a Forest Heights Country Club, Georgia Southern is a ways off of the lead, but still likes its chances at ...

March 16, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

39th annual Schenkel Invitational gets underway

For the 39th time, a gathering of some of the best men's collegiate golf teams have descended upon Statesboro as Georgia Southern prepares to ...

March 15, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Tormenta in U.S. Open Cup field

South Georgia Tormenta FC must wait until 2019 to begin play as a professional franchise, but the team won't have to wait to play ...

March 14, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Tiger looks for another comeback at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - The future of Tiger Woods is filled with optimism because of the past.

March 14, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Tiger looks closer than ever to regaining form

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - The red shirt didn't have a collar. His head doesn't have quite as much hair. His lower spine has been ...

March 12, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Tormenta kicks off amatuer league

When it comes to growing excitement about soccer in and around Statesboro, South Georgia Tormenta FC really isn't leaving any stone unturned.

March 12, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Eagles advance to Sun Belt semifinals

NEW ORLEANS – Mike Hughes collected 11 points, five rebounds, three assists, two blocked shots and a steal, and Georgia Southern held ULM to 30 percent ...

March 10, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Corruption case won't make a mark on Selection Sunday

RALEIGH, N.C. - College basketball has spent an entire season operating amid the specter of an FBI corruption investigation that led to criminal charges against ...

March 09, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports

1 2 3  Next »  Last »

Page 1 of 3

Please wait ...