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Federer stretched to 4 sets

PARIS - Again far from his best, Roger Federer still managed to win at the French Open. Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka, the top-ranked man and woman, had much easier paths.

June 01, 2012 | By CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spurrier moves ahead with plan to pay players

DESTIN, Fla. - Steve Spurrier is sticking with his plan to pay players.

May 31, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Miami takes 2-0 lead into Boston

MIAMI - The Miami Heat know what's coming from the Boston Celtics.

May 31, 2012 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Devils down 0-1 in Stanley Cup finals

NEWARK, N.J. - The New Jersey Devils are in danger of becoming the latest team to be steamrolled by the Los Angeles Kings.

May 31, 2012 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stallings leads Memorial; Mickelson withdraws

DUBLIN, Ohio - Erik Compton considers the Memorial a special week no matter how he plays, knowing his second heart transplant came from a donor in Ohio.

May 31, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Marathon Man Isner loses, 18-16, in 5th at French Open

PARIS - This, then, is who John Isner is for now: The Marathon Man of Tennis, the guy who plays and plays and plays, for hours on end, until the last set seems interminable.

May 31, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


SEC football coaches differ on league scheduling

DESTIN, Fla. - With the addition of Missouri and Texas A&M, the Southeastern Conference is tweaking its football and basketball schedules.

May 31, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Heat survive Rondo's huge night, win in OT, 115-111

MIAMI - The biggest postseason comeback in Miami Heat franchise history wasn't enough.

May 31, 2012 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kopitar's OT goal lifts Kings over Devils, 2-1

NEWARK, N.J. - Anze Kopitar scored a spectacular goal on a breakaway with 11:47 left in overtime Wednesday night and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils, 2-1, in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals.

May 30, 2012 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves see victory: Freeman's clear vision helps beat St. Louis

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs, wearing his new glasses, to help the Atlanta Braves recover after blowing a five-run lead and beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 10-7, on Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Venus Williams nets lopsided loss at French Open

PARIS - Used to be that Venus Williams was the one who was highly ranked, the one considered a title contender, the one who would dominate foes so thoroughly that matches would be tidily wrapped up in an hour.

May 30, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


McIlroy hopes Memorial is start of another big run

DUBLIN, Ohio - Rory McIlroy is playing more golf than he planned going into his title defense at the U.S. Open.

May 30, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Brazil beats United States, 4-1, in front of 67,619 fans

LANDOVER, Md. - Neymar converted a penalty kick and assisted on goals by defenders Thiago Silva and Marcelo as Brazil took advantage of a sloppy American backline to beat the United States, 4-1, in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Catching big cats in Ga. summer

Big catfish abound in Georgia reservoirs and rivers all over the state and bringing a twenty plus pound fish over the gunwales is pretty common if you know how to go about it. So I went to a pro to find out and the results were something special.

May 29, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Serena Williams upset in first round

PARIS - For more than a decade, whatever the state of her health or her game, no matter the opponent or arena, Serena Williams always won first-round matches at Grand Slam tournaments.

May 29, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


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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 ...

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 ...

February 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | 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 ...

February 14, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

February 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

February 05, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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


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