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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


Out of nowhere: Sabbatini the surprise leader at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio - That other Rory - Rory Sabbatini - played his best golf in the worst weather Friday at the Memorial and made a surprising appearance atop the leaderboard. Right behind him was a Tiger Woods that looked all too familiar.

June 01, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


SEC supports football playoff

DESTIN, Fla. - College football's most dominant conference has its wish list for a playoff.

June 01, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spurs regroup for tonight after first loss in 7 weeks

OKLAHOMA CITY - As Manu Ginobili was finishing up his answer to a reporter's question, Tony Parker walked up behind him, put both hands on his shoulders and provided his teammate an escape.

June 01, 2012 | By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer stretched to 4 sets

PARIS - Again far from his best, Roger Federer still managed to win at the French Open. Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka, the top-ranked man and woman, had much easier paths.

June 01, 2012 | By CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spurrier moves ahead with plan to pay players

DESTIN, Fla. - Steve Spurrier is sticking with his plan to pay players.

May 31, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Miami takes 2-0 lead into Boston

MIAMI - The Miami Heat know what's coming from the Boston Celtics.

May 31, 2012 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Devils down 0-1 in Stanley Cup finals

NEWARK, N.J. - The New Jersey Devils are in danger of becoming the latest team to be steamrolled by the Los Angeles Kings.

May 31, 2012 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stallings leads Memorial; Mickelson withdraws

DUBLIN, Ohio - Erik Compton considers the Memorial a special week no matter how he plays, knowing his second heart transplant came from a donor in Ohio.

May 31, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Marathon Man Isner loses, 18-16, in 5th at French Open

PARIS - This, then, is who John Isner is for now: The Marathon Man of Tennis, the guy who plays and plays and plays, for hours on end, until the last set seems interminable.

May 31, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


SEC football coaches differ on league scheduling

DESTIN, Fla. - With the addition of Missouri and Texas A&M, the Southeastern Conference is tweaking its football and basketball schedules.

May 31, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Heat survive Rondo's huge night, win in OT, 115-111

MIAMI - The biggest postseason comeback in Miami Heat franchise history wasn't enough.

May 31, 2012 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kopitar's OT goal lifts Kings over Devils, 2-1

NEWARK, N.J. - Anze Kopitar scored a spectacular goal on a breakaway with 11:47 left in overtime Wednesday night and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils, 2-1, in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals.

May 30, 2012 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves see victory: Freeman's clear vision helps beat St. Louis

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs, wearing his new glasses, to help the Atlanta Braves recover after blowing a five-run lead and beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 10-7, on Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Venus Williams nets lopsided loss at French Open

PARIS - Used to be that Venus Williams was the one who was highly ranked, the one considered a title contender, the one who would dominate foes so thoroughly that matches would be tidily wrapped up in an hour.

May 30, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis 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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