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Federer beats the heat

NEW YORK - Roger Federer is one cool customer.

September 02, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Woods looks to keep going at FedEx

NORTON, Mass. - A chart of FedEx Cup standings at the Deutsche Bank Championship showed Tiger Woods at the top, not unusual considering he was won the cup and its $10 million prize every year he has played.

September 02, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Sharapova avoids first-round upset

NEW YORK - Maria Sharapova overcame a deficit and a big-hitting opponent to avoid a significant upset in the first round of the U.S. Open.

August 31, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Get ready for dove season with the all right strategies

The opening day of dove season on Saturday is one of the favorites of wing shooters all over Georgia. The first shots can be fired at noon and with those opening salvos Georgia's hunting season will begin to move into full swing.

August 31, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Age is nothing for Roddick

NEW YORK - Once you reach a certain age, birthdays tend to make you reflect on your own mortality. They also, in the case of a professional athlete such as Andy Roddick, tend to prompt questions about the state of your career.

August 30, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


U.S. survives tough Brazil test, 70-68

ISTANBUL - The shot bounced off the back rim, then the front, then finally fell out.

August 30, 2010 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Watch Portal vs. SEB on 'Friday Night Live'

It didn't take long for Pat Collins to achieve the first goal for Southeast Bulloch upon his arrival in Brooklet.

August 30, 2010 | | Sports


Laird seizes control at The Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. - Martin Laird suspected that four straight birdies early in the round and no bogeys had put him in the lead Saturday at The Barclays. When he finally glanced at a leaderboard, it gave him quite a jolt.

August 28, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Oudin returns to site of U.S. Open breakthrough

NEW YORK - Getting set to head to a practice session, Melanie Oudin was lingering outside Arthur Ashe Stadium the other day when a trio of women approached the darling of the 2009 U.S. Open.

August 28, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Woods struggles during second round at Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J.- Tiger Woods was poised to take control at the Barclays on Friday. Instead, he went the other way.

August 27, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Hawaii advances to US title game at LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Three days, three elimination games and three wins for the boys from Waipahu, Hawaii at the Little League World Series.

August 27, 2010 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Columbus downed by Hawaii

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Hawaii is still alive at the Little League World Series after a 7-4 win Thursday night over Columbus, Ga.

August 26, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tiger has his best round of the year

PARAMUS, N.J. - Yes, that really was Tiger Woods' name atop the leaderboard.

August 26, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NFL could play 18 games as early as 2012

ATLANTA - NFL owners are eager to increase the regular season from 16 to 18 games.

August 25, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger's ex wife has 'been through hell'

Elin Nordegren said she never had an inkling.

August 25, 2010 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


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My Take: An outsider's view of Nate

I have cheered for Georgia Southern since first setting foot on campus in the fall of 2003 and my Eagle fandom has only grown - neutral ...

August 29, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Fowler leads by a stroke at Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Rickie Fowler is playing so well that he can't stop looking behind instead of considering the opportunity that lies ahead at ...

August 27, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Serena eyes major title No. 23

Despite everything that Serena Williams has won and done, her sense of self can still fluctuate based on the outcome of a particular match.

August 27, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United ...

August 27, 2016 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Sports


Patrick Reed builds a 2-shot lead at The Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Patrick Reed's place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects ...

August 26, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


US Open top seeds Williams, Djokovic coming off injuries

NEW YORK - Serena Williams is "starting to feel a little better." Novak Djokovic is "getting there."

August 25, 2016 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon.

August 24, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Recent history shows QBs vulnerable to early season injuries

Some of the biggest losses in college football's opening week likely won't be reflected on the scoreboard.

August 24, 2016 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Daily fantasy sports sites aim to make Nevada comeback

LAS VEGAS - Daily fantasy sports websites are trying to get legal after a series of state-level setbacks that shut them down in some parts of ...

August 23, 2016 | By MICHELLE RINDELS Associated Press | Sports


Prosecutor doubts Sandusky accuser's claim

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - A former Pennsylvania prosecutor testified Tuesday he does not believe a man who reached a settlement with Penn State over a molestation ...

August 23, 2016 | By MARK SCOLFORO AP Sports Writer | Sports


High school football is dumb, so let's make it smart

It's about time we got smarter about high school football.

August 22, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Playoff predictions: It's that time

Before we start this, you should know something - if you already do not. I suspect you might.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


PK Graham returns to Falcons to contend for job

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - After kicking for 10 teams in the past 15 seasons - and a few more teams in preseason camps - Shayne Graham knew to ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


The simple fix for golf that isn't so simple

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - For all the praise of golf's return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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