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Hawks hope for home advantage

ATLANTA - Al Horford still remembers the thrilling atmosphere when the Hawks were at home during the 2008 playoffs.

April 21, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Willis' birdie run brings him to Heritage lead

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Garrett Willis couldn't give up on "Old Faithful," no matter how many flashy, new belly putters he tested out this week.

April 21, 2011 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks need help from Al Horford

ATLANTA - Hawks coach Larry Drew said Wednesday big man Al Horford is too valuable not to have available late in a playoff game against Orlando.

April 20, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Screven wins No. 1 seed

BROOKLET - Screven County and Southeast Bulloch exploded for 12 runs over the first two innings, but when the dust settled Tuesday evening, it was Screven that walked away with a 10-7 victory and a sub-region championship.

April 19, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Luke Donald poised to reach new heights on tour

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Luke Donald looks like a different player these days.

April 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Magic evens series

ORLANDO, Fla. - Dwight Howard had 33 points and 19 rebounds, and Jameer Nelson added 13 points and eight rebounds and the Orlando Magic held off the Atlanta Hawks 88-82 on Tuesday night.

April 19, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Georgia trout fishing is going full stream ahead

Y'all know I'm a proponent of loading up the truck and taking on outdoor adventures especially one that involves wetting a hook. With that said let me steer you toward a unique trip. Head to the mountain streams north of Athens and try your luck on some wily trout. It's an exhilarating experience and it will get you out of the flatlands for a few days.

April 19, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Hawks gain confidence

ORLANDO - In the days leading up to the start of the playoffs, Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy and his players shrugged off the idea of flipping on any kind of special internal switch just for the postseason.

April 18, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Writer | Sports


Dialed In now listed as favorite for Kentucky Derby

Long shot or favorite. Speedball or closer.

April 18, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Sports


Hawks stun Magic in Game 1

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Joe Johnson scored 25 points, Jamal Crawford finished with 23 and the Atlanta Hawks beat Orlando 103-93 in Game 1 of their playoff series on Saturday, overcoming a monster night by Magic star Dwight Howard.

April 16, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press | Sports


Rookie Steele takes one-stroke lead

SAN ANTONIO - PGA Tour rookie Brendan Steele birdied Nos. 17 and 18 for a 4-under 68 on Saturday, grabbing sole possession of the Texas Open lead after beginning the day tied with a whopping six other players for the top spot.

April 16, 2011 | By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press | Sports


Magic looks to turn things around on Hawks

ORLANDO, Fla. - If the Orlando Magic's 2010-11 season were likened to a fairy tale, it would probably be a mix of "The Wizard of Oz" and "Alice in Wonderland."

April 15, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press | Sports


Cink, Henry lead after Na's meltdown

SAN ANTONIO - Kevin Na watched his first shot on No. 9 veer badly off course. His next stroke wasn't any better. Or the next one. Or the 11 after that.

April 15, 2011 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press | Sports


Plenty to dispute at NFL mediation

MINNEAPOLIS - The NFL and its locked-out players started talking again, and they talked all day.

April 14, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


So what's next for Barry Bonds?

SAN FRANCISCO - After years of investigation, three weeks of trial and millions of dollars spent pursuing Barry Bonds, federal prosecutors were back where they started Thursday - deciding whether to try and prove the home run king's records were built with steroids and lies.

April 14, 2011 | By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press | Sports


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Bruce Arena aims for quick start to save US' World Cup hopes

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Bruce Arena realizes he has very little time to get back into his groove with the U.S. national team. After all ...

January 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Cowboys' Elliott tops college playoff vets in NFL postseason

FRISCO, Texas - Ezekiel Elliott was in the original group of college players to go through something resembling the NFL playoffs when Ohio State won the ...

January 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


'Best new franchise' keeps on growing

A Tuesday afternoon press conference at The Clubhouse brought about the word that Ben Freakley would no longer be the head coach of Tormenta FC.

January 11, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Milgarese named new Tormenta coach

It's so rare in the realm of sports that a brand new franchise can just pop up in year one and find success on ...

January 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Wild Card weekend kicks off NFL playoffs

NEW YORK - The drive to the Super Bowl begins this weekend as the NFL postseason gets going.

January 06, 2017 | By SIMMI BUTTAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lady Eagles fall at home

The Georgia Southern women's basketball team hung around South Alabama for well over three quarters, only to see things turn sour in the closing ...

January 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Amid violence, WNBA players consider leaving Turkey

NEW YORK (AP) - Sugar Rodgers left not long after she arrived.

January 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


AP Analysis: Good, bad of each current NFL coaching vacancy

When Gary Kubiak resigned for health reasons less than a year removed from coaching the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl championship, he left behind ...

January 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Sun Belt play makes or breaks GS

In the world of college basketball, there are - as in most sports - a group of perennial national powers. Anyone with even a passing knowledge of ...

January 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


A clean slate and a fresh start for Jordan Spieth

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate his ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


USC, 'Bama and Clemson star on AP's All-Bowl Team

The college football bowl season featured so many thrilling individual performances that even a few 200-yard rushers failed to make the Associated Press 2016 All-Bowl ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tide-Tigers II: The matchups

Every defensive meeting at Clemson this week might as well have started with coordinator Brent Venables passing around a photo of Alabama's O.J ...

January 03, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Bowls could get a makeover

Meaningless bowls. Too many bowls. Made-for-TV bowls. Shrinking bowl attendance.

January 03, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Will sequel live up to the hype?

In movies, sequels aren't always as good.

January 03, 2017 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


First of Trump's 'conflicts of interest' could be golf course

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The decorative clock bearing the name of America's incoming 45th president has yet to start at the Trump International Golf ...

January 03, 2017 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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