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Down but not out, Oudin rallies again at US Open

NEW YORK - Forget about forehands and backhands. Melanie Oudin's biggest weapon is her heart.

September 07, 2009 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports






Arroyo, streaking Reds beat Braves 3-1

ATLANTA - Bronson Arroyo gave up one run in seven innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Friday night for their fifth straight win.

September 05, 2009 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves lose 8-3, split series with Marlins

MIAMI - Hanley Ramirez hit a tying, pinch-hit single and scored the go-ahead run in his first game since teammate Dan Uggla publicly challenged his effort, lifting the Florida Marlins over the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Thursday night.

September 03, 2009 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ Associated Press Writer | Sports


Georgia girl Oudin stuns Dementieva at U.S. Open

NEW YORK - It's not quite the case that 17-year-old Melanie Oudin and her family knew for sure she would get this far, this fast.

September 03, 2009 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Dogs will find out right away about their defense

ATHENS - All those questions about Georgia's defense? It won't take long to get some answers.

September 03, 2009 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tech looks to hit the ground running

ATLANTA - While there will be no rest for Georgia Tech after Saturday's opener against Jacksonville State, the No. 15 Yellow Jackets aren't coasting into matchup.

September 03, 2009 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


The Eagles Nest: It's Chapple's Time as GSU preps for Albany

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September 03, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Prep Sports Blitz: SHS RB's overpower Josey; BA, Portal face rivals Friday

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September 03, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON/staff vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Helms' homer lifts Marlins past Braves 8-7

MIAMI - Wes Helms hit a game-winning homer, Dan Uggla had a two-run shot after challenging teammate Hanley Ramirez's effort, and the bickering Florida Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 on Wednesday night.

September 02, 2009 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ Associated Press Writer | Sports


Meet the Eagles: Sophomore running back Adam Urbano - Presented by The University Store

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September 02, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON & MATT YOGUS vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


It's finally Joe's turn at UGA

ATHENS - Joe Cox had it all figured out when he arrived at Georgia.

September 01, 2009 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Taylor brings speed to Georgia Tech's defense

ATLANTA - Cooper Taylor assumed he would sit out the 2008 season as a redshirt. He thought he was too thin at 185 pounds to make an immediate impact on Georgia Tech's defense.

September 01, 2009 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Infante has two-run triple to lead Braves

MIAMI - Six innings in, Chipper Jones and the Braves didn't feel too good about their chances against the Marlins.

September 01, 2009 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Merritt maintains edge through 3 rounds at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Troy Merritt felt the fear Saturday he experienced during his successful amateur career. The third-round leader at the RBC Heritage expects another healthy dose Sunday.

April 18, 2015 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Merritt shoots 61 to tie record

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped the Masters champion Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage.

April 17, 2015 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Winston's lawyer calls sexual assault suit a stunt

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The attorney for NFL prospect Jameis Winston said the lawsuit filed against the former Florida State University quarterback by a woman who says he raped her is "false" and a "stunt."

April 17, 2015 | By GARY FINEOUT | Sports


Top seeds have plenty of doubters heading to playoffs

ATLANTA - They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James.

April 17, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jordan Spieth struggles in 1st round after Masters

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Jordan Spieth had a post-Masters letdown Thursday, shooting a 3-over 74 at the RBC Heritage to end his run of 16 straight rounds under par.

April 16, 2015 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder, gets life

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.

April 15, 2015 | By MICHAEL R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


Still awaiting verdict after six days

FALL RIVER, Mass. - After six days of deliberating, jurors went home Tuesday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of killing the man dating his fiancee's sister.

April 14, 2015 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


On The Fringe: Spieth not keen on new 'Golden Child' moniker

The green jacket is all Jordan Spieth needs for an identity. He is the Masters champion.

April 14, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bowl payouts still on the rise

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April 14, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Galloway goes big as Knicks pull upset

ATLANTA - Rookie Langston Galloway scored a career-high 26 points, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the New York Knicks stunned the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks 112-108 Monday night.

April 13, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local CrossFit making it into national spotlight

Former Georgia Southern University athlete Laura Brannen and current GSU student Jacob Anderson have a few things in common. They are both highly competitive, workout at CrossFit Boro and both have qualified for the 2015 CrossFit Regional competition in Atlanta.

April 13, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Exciting Masters shows that golf is in good hands

Jordan Spieth never really suffered. Certainly not like Phil Mickelson, who came close so many times before finally winning his first major title.

April 13, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Runs hard to come by early in season

Batters stayed stuck in the deep freeze in the sport's offensive ice age during the first week of the new major league season, with scoring remaining near its lowest level in more than two decades.

April 13, 2015 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Still no verdict after 5 days of deliberation

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez completed their fifth day of deliberations Monday without reaching a verdict.

April 13, 2015 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


New Masters champion feels right

History will remember the 2015 Masters as Jordan Spieth's Masters Tournament, and that's a good thing.

April 12, 2015 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


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