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Nadal reaches French Open semifinals

PARIS - It was about time Rafael Nadal faced some sort of test at the French Open.

June 06, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Celtics can close out Heat in Boston

BOSTON - LeBron James saw his share of disappointment in Boston when he was with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

June 06, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take 6/6 - Time for Braves to be concerned?

I'm not going to use the "P" word.

June 05, 2012 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Off-road motorsports racing is an enjoyable activity

Off-road motorsports racing - ever heard of it?

June 05, 2012 | By BOBBY RICHARDS Special to the Herald | Sports


Djokovic, Federer set French rematch

PARIS - As the chilly evening air swirled, and raindrops fell, and the thousands of spectators pulling for his opponent hushed, Novak Djokovic stood a single point from exiting the French Open on Tuesday.

June 05, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - There are many reasons we outdoorsmen hunt and fish

I've hunted and fished all my life and have been lucky enough to come under the influence of sporting gentlemen who taught me that you don't do these things for trophies or glory. It's the chase, the challenge, the fresh chill of morning air in your lungs and the beauty of natural settings.

June 05, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Tiger back in the hunt

DUBLIN, Ohio - Tiger Woods needed only two words to explain where the Memorial fits in on his road back from wherever he was to wherever he is going.

June 04, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bosh might be able to return in crucial Game 5

MIAMI - Chris Bosh has been telling the Miami Heat that he's ready to play.

June 04, 2012 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sharapova struggles, but manages win

PARIS - On days like these, when so little goes right and so much goes awry, Maria Sharapova tosses away the strategies and scouting reports her coach devises and, well, does whatever it takes to win.

June 04, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Johnson wins for 7th time at Dover

DOVER, Del. - Jimmie Johnson was the mane man at Dover.

June 04, 2012 | By DAN GELSTON Associated Press | Sports


Sharapova struggles to French Open victory

PARIS - She gingerly flexed her right wrist, pulled on her ponytail in frustration, argued with the umpire and left the court with remnants of a big, orange blob of clay pasted to the back of her soaking shirt.

June 04, 2012 | By EDDIE PELLS Associated Press | Sports


Woods quiets doubters with a flick of his wrists

DUBLIN, Ohio - For those who thought Tiger Woods' run as the world's best golfer was over, the 747-sized roar that emanated from the 16th green at Muirfield Village likely shocked them to their senses.

June 04, 2012 | By RUSTY MILLER Associated Press | Sports


Levin leads, Tiger still in the hunt

DUBLIN, Ohio - Spencer Levin realizes that a one-shot lead going into the final round means next to nothing. If he didn't learn this by blowing a six-shot lead at the Phoenix Open earlier this year, he was reminded of it on the back nine Saturday at the Memorial.

June 02, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


After no-hitter, Mets' concern is Santana's health

NEW YORK - Johan Santana came off the field after celebrating his no-hitter with his New York Mets teammates and saw manager Terry Collins waiting on the top step of the dugout. The two men embraced and Santana said: "I told you to trust me."

June 02, 2012 | By RICK FREEMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sharapova dominant in advancing through Open

PARIS - If love means never having to say you're sorry, what about 6-love?

June 02, 2012 | By HOWARD FENRICH 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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