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Tough lineup at Disney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Kevin Chappell was on the Magnolia Course practice range at Disney, his only concern getting in nine holes of practice under gathering clouds and trying to remember which golf cart was his.

October 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press | Sports


World Series — Must see TV?

ST. LOUIS - A big star who's overcome personal adversity. A popular band that everyone counted out. A crazy critter with a cute nickname.

October 18, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


NBA sides meet with a mediator

NEW YORK - NBA players and owners are meeting with a federal mediator, and Commissioner David Stern believes more games could be canceled if there isn't movement toward a new labor deal.

October 18, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Firearms season for deer opens Saturday

One of the most anticipated days in Georgia for sportsmen is the opening of gun season for white tailed deer. Georgia is one of the premier destinations in the United States for this wily animal of the woods and hunters from inside and outside the state eagerly look forward to its arrival. The reasons behind this alluring sport are many. The thrill of the chase, the beauty of fall in the woods, the companionship of fellow hunters and the excellent opportunity for a quality buck are just a few of these. It is a matter of record that Georgia far ...

October 18, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


A dark day for racing

By JOHN MARSHALL

October 17, 2011 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


UGA keeps rolling

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Georgia Bulldogs know how much a win means to be too choosy about notching any victory.

October 16, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER | Sports


Cards within win of pennant, beating Brew Crew 7-1

ST. LOUIS - The bumbling Brewers made four errors that led to three unearned runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals survived a short start by Jaime Garcia to beat Milwaukee 7-1 Friday night and take a 3-2 lead in the NL championship series.

October 15, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Simpson stays near lead at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Webb Simpson kept his name near the top of the leaderboard Friday at Sea Island and his eyes on a showdown with Luke Donald next week at Disney.

October 14, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Union fighting off doubts from NBA players

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - JaVale McGee only acknowledged the inevitable Friday when the Washington Wizards center said a few NBA players are "ready to fold" in their contentious labor negotiations with the league.

October 14, 2011 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


With Cruz's boomstick, Texas win from 2nd AL flag

ARLINGTON, Texas - Nelson Cruz is again swinging his big boomstick in October for the Texas Rangers, who are one win from their second consecutive trip to the World Series.

October 14, 2011 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Webb Simpson takes big step toward PGA money title

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Webb Simpson signed up for the McGladrey Classic because it gave him a shot at winning the PGA Tour money title. He played Thursday as though he was intent on doing just that.

October 13, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander walks in the dugout after being relieved in the eig

DETROIT - One moment, Justin Verlander and the Tigers were on the verge of watching their season slip away.

October 13, 2011 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


All about the cash for Webb Simpson

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - After a two-week vacation, Webb Simpson might feel as though nothing has changed. He's playing golf in Georgia, and all anyone can talk about is money.

October 12, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Lohse ready on 12 days' rest

Kyle Lohse thinks pitching on 12 days' rest should not be a problem.

October 12, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Fall activities abound, just take a look around

Fall is a great time of year to get away from your desk and out of the house to enjoy what the outdoors has to offer. Today we'll give an overview of some of these activities and the weeks ahead we'll take up some of these topics in detail. For now just think about these possibilities and don't let your kids sit in front of the TV or computer.

October 11, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


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Spieth takes lead into final round

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth is one round away from the third leg of the career Grand Slam, and one year removed from a reminder that ...

July 22, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagle Fan Fest set

The annual Meet the Eagles Fan Fest will be held on Friday, Aug. 4 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium. Gates will open at 5 p ...

July 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Hot, humid weather to play big part in PDL championship

South Georgia Tormenta FC and Statesboro are ready to host the Premier Development League's Eastern Conference playoffs. And while the semifinal matches don't ...

July 21, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

The man whom Hugh Freeze replaced as Mississippi's football coach was at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall.

July 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Dempsey at home 1 goal from record; US team in Gold Cup semi

ARLINGTON, Texas - Clint Dempsey is back in his home state of Texas, one goal away from a national scoring record for the United States team ...

July 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Countdown to kickoff: Burning questions for every SBC team

This is the first installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

July 20, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Top teams in Eastern Conference square off in the Boro

Some of the best amatuer soccer in the country will make its way to Erk Russell Athletic Park this weekend as Statesboro plays host to ...

July 20, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


The Alps behind him, Froome has one hand on Tour win No. 4

COL D'IZOARD, France - On the highest mountain-top finish of the 104th Tour de France, in a rocky moonscape where the air thins, only the ...

July 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr. in No. 88 car in 2018

INDIANAPOLIS - Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the replacement he wanted. Alex Bowman got his dream job.

July 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Statesboro STEAM getting serious about sports

Residents of Bulloch County are well aware of the Statesboro STEAM Academy, even if they have no idea what actually goes on inside the building ...

July 19, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Georgia Tech's Dedrick Mills named to preseason All-ACC football team

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Defending national champion Clemson leads all schools with five selections to the 2017 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team announced on Wednesday.

July 19, 2017 | ACC Media Relations | Sports


Earnhardt Jr.'s wife says competing in Clash not worth risk

Anyone hoping to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. race in the Clash at Daytona next February got their answer from his wife.

July 19, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast: Tyson Summers

July 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


FIFA turmoil far from over

More than a year since FIFA declared the end of its corruption turmoil, the optimism has proved misguided. The latest arrest, of a man one ...

July 18, 2017 | By ROBB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth looks for another major

SOUTHPORT, England - With a chance to close out the match, Jordan Spieth fired his second shot into the par-5 15th at Royal Birkdale and it ...

July 18, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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