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Federer ties record in first round win

PARIS - On the occasion of his record-tying 233rd victory in a Grand Slam match, Roger Federer was asked Monday whether he recalls which player he beat for his first win at a major tournament.

May 28, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


IndyCar hits jackpot with compelling, star-filled Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS - It's rare in racing when everything aligns to create a breathtaking event, the kind that's certain to be talked about through the years and recalled as one of the best.

May 28, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Florida grabs top seed in regional play

NEW YORK - Florida heads into the NCAA tournament as college baseball's top team.

May 28, 2012 | By DENNIS WASZACK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Our race to lose'

INDIANAPOLIS - Marco Andretti knows how much heartache his family has suffered at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He needs no reminders that IndyCar could use an American superstar, and with his famous last name, he is quite aware of the hope that maybe he can be the one to elevate this attention-starved series.

May 26, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Celtics to play Miami

BOSTON - Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 85-75, in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.

May 26, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Dufner leads at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson have set up what will basically be a match-play final round for the winner's plaid jacket at the Colonial.

May 26, 2012 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Djokovic eyes Grand Slam

PARIS - As daylight disappeared and wind whipped loose dirt around the court, Novak Djokovic watched one last ace fly off Roger Federer's racket and end their thrill-a-minute semifinal at the 2011 French Open.

May 26, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Hinchcliffe eyes breakout race

INDIANAPOLIS - James Hinchcliffe still isn't over the disappointment of losing the Indianapolis 500 pole by a measly 9 inches to Ryan Briscoe.

May 25, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


DNA on beer can needle 'likely' belongs to Clemens

WASHINGTON - A needle stored with a beer can appeared to contain an extremely tiny amount of Roger Clemens' DNA, which turned out to be good news and bad news for both sides in the perjury trial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winner.

May 25, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Heat advance to Eastern finals

INDIANAPOLIS - There was nothing soft about Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat.

May 24, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Will Power wants to win something of significance

INDIANAPOLIS - Will Power has 18 victories since moving to America, where he's one of the most decorated drivers in open-wheel racing.

May 24, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Segui throws 'darts' at Clemens perjury defense

WASHINGTON - David Segui remembered "darts" but not dates.

May 24, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Zach Johnson has 1st-round lead at Colonial after 64

FORT WORTH, Texas - Zach Johnson stood behind the fourth green looking at his club and then the ball that rolled within 4 feet of the hole.

May 24, 2012 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Susie Wheldon to honor husband

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Some days are better than others for Susie Wheldon, and there's rarely any warning what will trigger the emotional roller coaster she's been on since husband Dan Wheldon's fatal crash in last year's IndyCar finale.

May 23, 2012 | BY JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Thigh, knee pads mandatory in '13

ATLANTA - The NFL made thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for the 2013 season, something the players' union was not pleased with.

May 22, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football 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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