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Wade part of record audience for Dream Team film

OKLAHOMA CITY - Count Dwyane Wade among the biggest audience NBA TV has ever had.

June 14, 2012 | By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Giants' Matt Cain pitches perfect game

SAN FRANCISCO - Matt Cain tossed and turned and managed all of about four hours of sleep following his history-making gem for the Giants.

June 14, 2012 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Johnson excited about Summers, Burden

MACON - A number of football fans throughout Statesboro follow Georgia Tech's program because the Yellow Jackets' head coach, Paul Johnson, guided Georgia Southern to national championship titles in 1999 and 2000.

June 13, 2012 | By NOELL BARNIDGE nbarnidge@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Spotlight there if Durant wants it

OKLAHOMA CITY - Not many know much about the guy who dominated Game 1 of the NBA Finals other than he's pretty good.

June 13, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


US Open begins today, wants to get back to its roots

SAN FRANCISCO - All it takes is one slight miss for this U.S. Open to get a whole lot harder.

June 13, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Heat unsure of Bosh's ability to play

OKLAHOMA CITY - Coach Erik Spoelstra isn't saying whether he'll put All-Star forward Chris Bosh back into the starting lineup or keep bringing him off the bench now that the Miami Heat are in the NBA finals.

June 12, 2012 | By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Clemens closing arguments focus on key witness

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens' lawyers tore into the prosecutors' case against the former pitching great during closing arguments Tuesday, attacking the government for bringing the matter to court in the first place and mounting one last assault against Clemens' chief accuser.

June 12, 2012 | By FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press | Sports


Clemens closing arguments focus on key witness

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens' lawyers tore into the prosecutors' case against the former pitching great during closing arguments Tuesday, attacking the government for bringing the matter to court in the first place and mounting one last assault against Clemens' chief accuser.

June 12, 2012 | By FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press | Sports


Blackwater panfishing on the Satilla River

Are you looking for a different sort of fishing trip where the scenery is spectacular, the boat traffic is minimal and the action is hot? You can't do much better than a trip down the Satilla River in South Georgia going after red breasts, otherwise known as "red bellies" to the locals. The Satilla is your best chance in the southeastern United States to catch a red breast over a pound. Those who fish the river on a regular basis call these trophies "roosters." If you take on this challenge your reward will be a feisty pull on the ...

June 12, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Nadal wins seventh French Open

PARIS - Rain or shine, clay or mud, Sunday or Monday, Rafael Nadal rules Roland Garros.

June 11, 2012 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


LeBron vs. Durant, Heat vs. Thunder in NBA Finals

OKLAHOMA CITY - LeBron James is quickly racking up MVP awards while Kevin Durant is collecting scoring titles at the same pace.

June 11, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Suspect in Auburn shooting has record

AUBURN, Ala. - The man suspected in a weekend party shooting that killed three people and wounded three others was previously arrested on charges involving guns and twice sued for child support, according to court records.

June 11, 2012 | By BOB JOHNSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal wins 7th French Open title

PARIS - Rain or shine, clay or mud, Sunday or Monday, Rafael Nadal rules Roland Garros.

June 11, 2012 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Johnson wins Memphis in 2nd event back from injury

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Dustin Johnson is more than happy to worry about The Olympic Club and the U.S. Open once he arrives in San Francisco. For now, he's happy to celebrate snapping back from nearly three months off the PGA Tour.

June 11, 2012 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Teheran, Braves fall to Blue Jays

ATLANTA - Through four innings, 21-year-old Julio Teheran looked ready for the big leagues.

June 11, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Download Assets Copy Story Share With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

The question sex-abuse victim Craig Maurizi would like to ask U.S. Olympic leaders is simple and searing: "How can you sleep at night?"

April 18, 2018 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Sergio feeling right at home at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Sergio Garcia had a long history with Texas even before he became a part-time resident.

April 18, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


American woman wins Boston Marathon for first time since 1985

BOSTON - After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place ...

April 16, 2018 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Morocco World Cup bid masks homosexuality ban

A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer ...

April 16, 2018 | By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


Keith Jackson remembered at Rose Bowl memorial

PASADENA, Calif. - Keith Jackson was remembered as "the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting" and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from the broadcast booth ...

April 16, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Local youngster inside the ropes at RBC Heritage

12 year old Evan Avret of Statesboro has always dreamt of one day playing on the PGA Tour. This week he finally got his chance ...

April 16, 2018 | Josh Aubrey jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SHS Baseball punches ticket to postseason

Despite a season with more downs than ups, the Statesboro Blue Devils had a chance to sew up a spot in the state playoffs with ...

April 11, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SHS boys tennis takes region title

Wednesday brought about the Region 2-AAAAA tennis championships at Mill Creek Regional Park. And on the boys' side, the first place trophy never left town.

April 11, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

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


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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