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Brazil beats United States, 4-1, in front of 67,619 fans

LANDOVER, Md. - Neymar converted a penalty kick and assisted on goals by defenders Thiago Silva and Marcelo as Brazil took advantage of a sloppy American backline to beat the United States, 4-1, in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Catching big cats in Ga. summer

Big catfish abound in Georgia reservoirs and rivers all over the state and bringing a twenty plus pound fish over the gunwales is pretty common if you know how to go about it. So I went to a pro to find out and the results were something special.

May 29, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Serena Williams upset in first round

PARIS - For more than a decade, whatever the state of her health or her game, no matter the opponent or arena, Serena Williams always won first-round matches at Grand Slam tournaments.

May 29, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Federer ties record in first round win

PARIS - On the occasion of his record-tying 233rd victory in a Grand Slam match, Roger Federer was asked Monday whether he recalls which player he beat for his first win at a major tournament.

May 28, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


IndyCar hits jackpot with compelling, star-filled Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS - It's rare in racing when everything aligns to create a breathtaking event, the kind that's certain to be talked about through the years and recalled as one of the best.

May 28, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Florida grabs top seed in regional play

NEW YORK - Florida heads into the NCAA tournament as college baseball's top team.

May 28, 2012 | By DENNIS WASZACK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Our race to lose'

INDIANAPOLIS - Marco Andretti knows how much heartache his family has suffered at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He needs no reminders that IndyCar could use an American superstar, and with his famous last name, he is quite aware of the hope that maybe he can be the one to elevate this attention-starved series.

May 26, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Celtics to play Miami

BOSTON - Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 85-75, in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.

May 26, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Dufner leads at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson have set up what will basically be a match-play final round for the winner's plaid jacket at the Colonial.

May 26, 2012 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Djokovic eyes Grand Slam

PARIS - As daylight disappeared and wind whipped loose dirt around the court, Novak Djokovic watched one last ace fly off Roger Federer's racket and end their thrill-a-minute semifinal at the 2011 French Open.

May 26, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Hinchcliffe eyes breakout race

INDIANAPOLIS - James Hinchcliffe still isn't over the disappointment of losing the Indianapolis 500 pole by a measly 9 inches to Ryan Briscoe.

May 25, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


DNA on beer can needle 'likely' belongs to Clemens

WASHINGTON - A needle stored with a beer can appeared to contain an extremely tiny amount of Roger Clemens' DNA, which turned out to be good news and bad news for both sides in the perjury trial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winner.

May 25, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Heat advance to Eastern finals

INDIANAPOLIS - There was nothing soft about Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat.

May 24, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Will Power wants to win something of significance

INDIANAPOLIS - Will Power has 18 victories since moving to America, where he's one of the most decorated drivers in open-wheel racing.

May 24, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Segui throws 'darts' at Clemens perjury defense

WASHINGTON - David Segui remembered "darts" but not dates.

May 24, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE 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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