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Hawks face offseason choices

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks on Friday entered a painfully early start to their offseason of uncertainty.

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


Boston Celtics advance to Eastern Conference semifinals

BOSTON - Kevin Garnett had 28 points and 14 rebounds, hitting a jumper to give Boston the lead with 31 seconds left, and the Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks, 83-80, in Game 6 on Thursday night to win their first-round playoff series and advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the fifth straight year.

May 10, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Poulter, Laird tied at The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Ian Poulter is enjoying his new digs - his newly built home and his spot atop the leaderboard Thursday in The Players Championship.

May 10, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Derby-winning trainer could face suspension in California

BALTIMORE - Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Doug O'Neill could face a suspension in California after one of his horses was found to have an elevated level of total carbon dioxide, an infraction for which he previously has been punished.

May 10, 2012 | By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Celtics look to close out Hawks

BOSTON - John Havlicek against the 76ers.

May 09, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Donald, McIlroy face off at The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Golf's world ranking has been more like a game of musical chairs with the most turnover at the top in the 26-year history of the ranking. Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald would like the music to stop playing for good sometime this year, the sooner the better. And both want the same outcome.

May 09, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Finchem: Masters 'too important' to ignore

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said Wednesday the Masters is "too important" for the tour to take it off its official schedule, even though Augusta National has never had a female member in its 80-year history.

May 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks stay alive

ATLANTA - Al Horford scored 19 points in his first start since January, and the Atlanta Hawks held on for an 87-86 victory over the Boston Celtics in a thrilling Game 5 of the Eastern Conference playoffs Tuesday night.

May 08, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - Good fishing options offered throughout May

On our calendar of outdoor possibilities we established back in January the schedule calls for a trip to Paradise Public Fishing Area near Tifton, a trip to Charlie Elliot/Marben Farms Public Fishing Area outside Mansfield or taking advantage of Georgia's great pan fish population in the local ponds that abound around the state. Today, we will take a quick look at these three options.

May 08, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Gators advance, Eagles added to CFPA watch list

Bulloch Academy will take on Tiftarea Academy this week in the second round of the GISA Class AAA baseball playoff.

May 07, 2012 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Boston rolling through Hawks

ATLANTA - Boston's Big Three still has some life in those old bones.

May 07, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


I'll Have Another runs away with roses at Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - I'll Have Another ran down Bodemeister in the final furlong Saturday to win the Kentucky Derby, winding up in the winner's circle despite a rookie jockey, a more famous stable pony, and a price tag of just $11,000 as a yearling.

May 05, 2012 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Hawks limping through playoffs

BOSTON - The Atlanta Hawks seemed to have found the answer to their injury woes: a rejuvenated Tracy McGrady, who was putting together a playoff game reminiscent of his youth.

May 05, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


AP sources: Conference USA to expand by 5

DALLAS - Conference USA is restocking its league and is about to add more schools than it is losing to the Big East.

May 03, 2012 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ex-Pro Bowler Seau found dead

By BERNIE WILSON

May 02, 2012 | By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports 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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