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Selig's contract extended through 2014

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he couldn't resist the pleas of team owners for him to stay on the job. His wife Sue has said all along there was no way her husband would walk away from the game.

January 12, 2012 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks knocked down

INDIANAPOLIS - Danny Granger scored 24 points to break out of a shooting slump in the Indiana Pacers' 96-84 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

January 11, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


For some AP voters, Alabama not No. 1

NEW ORLEANS - Alabama's convincing victory in the BCS championship wasn't enough to convince all 60 Associated Press college football poll voters that the Crimson Tide is No. 1.

January 10, 2012 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - Enduring the winter while yearning for spring

Winter has arrived in middle Georgia and it always gets me down. I sneaked a look at my temperature gauge this morning and it registered a frosty 21 degrees. I stepped out on the back deck and the wind was clipping along at about 20 knots, making the wind chill factor about 60 degrees below my tolerance level. Rumor had it that it was so cold the chickens were lining up at KFC to wait their turn in the pressure cooker and Kim Kardashian was downgraded from hot to tepid.

January 10, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


No doubt about it: Bama is the best after BCS rout

NEW ORLEANS - As required, Alabama's players whooped it up amid the confetti and fireworks, yet there was something muted about this championship celebration.

January 10, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


BCS as we know it is going away

NEW ORLEANS - The Bowl Championship Series as college football fans have come to know it is going away.

January 09, 2012 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Larkin to be enshrined in baseball Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - Barry Larkin had no idea back in 1982 that he would become a baseball Hall of Famer thanks to Bo Schembechler.

January 09, 2012 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tebow, Thomas lift Denver to fast 29-23 OT victory

DENVER (AP) - The Drive. The Fumble. And now, The Blink of an Eye.

January 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Giants rout Falcons 24-2 in NFC wild-card game

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes and the New York Giants ran all over Atlanta in a 24-2 rout of the Falcons in an NFC wild-card game on Sunday.

January 08, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks back to winning ways

ATLANTA - Josh Smith scored 25 points, Joe Johnson and Vladimir Radmanovic each added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks beat Chicago 109-94 Saturday night to snap the Bulls' six-game winning streak.

January 07, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Smith lifts Hawks past Bobcats, 102-96 in OT

CHARLOTTE - Josh Smith knew playing three games in three days would be tough.

January 06, 2012 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wade, James sit as Heat outlast Hawks in triple-OT

ATLANTA - No LeBron James? No Dwyane Wade?

January 06, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


A new start on the PGA Tour

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Steve Stricker is back on Maui, a familiar place for a guy who has won on the PGA Tour in each of the last three years to qualify for the season-opening Tournament of Champions.

January 06, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No one does college football better than SEC

NEW ORLEANS - A few months ago, when there were rumblings that Virginia Tech might be jumping to the Southeastern Conference, Eddie Whitley and his teammates got excited.

January 06, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Can LSU lose game, win title?

NEW ORLEANS - Picture this: A nail-biter of a Bowl Championship Series title game Monday night comes down to a long field goal attempt by Alabama's Cade Foster. The snap is down, the kick is away and it's ... good!

January 04, 2012 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


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Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: IndyCar needs to push Newgarden as its new star

SONOMA, Calif. - It has been five years since IndyCar last had an American champion as the face of the series. This time, the series is ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

NEW YORK - Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Deja blew

SPRINGFIELD – For the first two and a half quarters, the Statesboro Blue Devils looked as dominant as a football team could look.

September 16, 2017 | By LUKE MARTIN | Sports


SEB Diamond Day tournament sees Metter dominate

In a day normally reserved for football, softball dominated the Brooklet Recreation fields for a good cause Saturday morning.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Done, Dale: Junior's final season ends without championship

JOLIET, Ill. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. received a stamp of approval from fans wanting to write letters to the retiring star, wishing him luck.

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Leishman maintains the lead at BMW Championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - As much as Marc Leishman has been through, especially off the golf course, it takes a lot to get to get under ...

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


War Eagles soar back

It wasn't turnovers or big plays, but special teams that undid Portal in the worst way possible against rival Jenkins County.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Week 3 Preview: Jackson vs. Clemson; Scouts flock to Laramie

Lamar Jackson basically had the Heisman Trophy wrapped up last season by Oct. 2, playing so well in Louisville's biggest games early in the ...

September 15, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is calling on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist ...

September 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


It's on: Triple G, Canelo ready for big middleweight bout

LAS VEGAS - It's the kind of fight Gennady Golovkin has been chasing from the moment he walked off an airplane six years ago to ...

September 15, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Indians set A.L. record with 21st consecutive win

CLEVELAND - For more than 100 years, American League teams have gone on winning streaks of varying lengths - short ones, long ones, double-digit ones.

September 13, 2017 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth taking aim at FedEx Cup championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Jordan Spieth already has won 14 times around the world, which already places him in unique territory. Over the last 75 years ...

September 13, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Awaiting Irma: Rays and Dolphins to be home on the road

MIAMI - Hurricane Irma will have the Miami Dolphins setting up a temporary home in California, and make the New York Yankees the road team in ...

September 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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