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Nadal, Berdych advance to men's final

WIMBLEDON, England - Rafael Nadal took apart Andy Murray in straight sets Friday to reach his fourth Wimbledon final and prolong Britain's 74-year wait for a homegrown male champion.

July 02, 2010 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Agent: Johnson meeting with Hawks

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson's agent says the four-time All-Star is meeting with the Atlanta Hawks at the start of the free-agent negotiating period.

July 01, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


S.Williams to face Zvonareva in Wimbledon final

WIMBLEDON, England - After Serena Williams moved within a victory of her fourth Wimbledon championship and 13th Grand Slam title overall, she was asked to assess the woman she'll face in Saturday's final, little-known Vera Zvonareva of Russia.

July 01, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Vick says he 'had nothing to do with' shooting

RICHMOND, Va. - Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Michael Vick says he was not involved with a shooting following his birthday celebration in Virginia Beach last week.

July 01, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


A big week for Woods between majors

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Tiger Woods' tee shot was headed for the front pin when it turned hard to the left and settled at the back left corner of the par-3 fifth green at Aronimink Golf Club.

July 01, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


South Carolina honors College World Series win

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's baseball team took its latest victory lap Wednesday, this time in front of more than 13,000 fans who packed the school's basketball arena to honor the College World Series champions.

June 30, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Armstrong vs. Contador II in 2010 Tour de France

PARIS - Lance Armstrong is giving the Tour de France one last go and two-time winner Alberto Contador is again the man standing between the Texan and an eighth title in cycling's showcase event.

June 30, 2010 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press Writer | Sports


Federer upset in Wimbledon quarters by Berdych

WIMBLEDON, England - Roger Federer covered his face with both hands, no doubt wishing he were doing anything at that moment other than dissecting his latest earlier-than-expected Grand Slam exit.

June 30, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


LeBron leads free-agent crop ready to change NBA

NEW YORK- This summer's biggest show in sports, kicking off at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, comes from a league that won't play for months.

June 30, 2010 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Venus stunned by Pironkova

WIMBLEDON, England - Venus Williams would shank a shot - and she shanked many on this day - then turn toward the Court 1 player guest box where her parents were seated and put her palms up or shrug her shoulders, as if to indicate, "I don't know what's happening here."

June 29, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Miami could be building dynasty

MIAMI - Pat Riley's summer of 2010 truly started with the summer of 2005.

June 29, 2010 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Villa the difference as Spain beats Portugal 1-0

JOHANNESBURG - Spain showed touches of the class that makes the team European champion on Tuesday, edging out Portugal in a tough second round game while Paraguay needed penalties to dispose of Japan.

June 29, 2010 | By SIMON HAYDON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stammen lifts Nationals past Braves 7-2

ATLANTA - Craig Stammen, called up from the minors earlier in the day, pitched 7 1-3 strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals past the Atlanta Braves 7-2 on Tuesday night.

June 29, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Teams may have to wait on LeBron

NEW YORK - Hey LeBron, make up your mind!

June 28, 2010 | By DAVID MAHONEY AP Baseketball Writer | Sports


My Take 6/29: Just a few hints for soccer

I want to like soccer. I really do.

June 28, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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My Take: An outsider's view of Nate

I have cheered for Georgia Southern since first setting foot on campus in the fall of 2003 and my Eagle fandom has only grown - neutral ...

August 29, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Fowler leads by a stroke at Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Rickie Fowler is playing so well that he can't stop looking behind instead of considering the opportunity that lies ahead at ...

August 27, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Serena eyes major title No. 23

Despite everything that Serena Williams has won and done, her sense of self can still fluctuate based on the outcome of a particular match.

August 27, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United ...

August 27, 2016 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Sports


Patrick Reed builds a 2-shot lead at The Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Patrick Reed's place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects ...

August 26, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


US Open top seeds Williams, Djokovic coming off injuries

NEW YORK - Serena Williams is "starting to feel a little better." Novak Djokovic is "getting there."

August 25, 2016 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon.

August 24, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Recent history shows QBs vulnerable to early season injuries

Some of the biggest losses in college football's opening week likely won't be reflected on the scoreboard.

August 24, 2016 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Daily fantasy sports sites aim to make Nevada comeback

LAS VEGAS - Daily fantasy sports websites are trying to get legal after a series of state-level setbacks that shut them down in some parts of ...

August 23, 2016 | By MICHELLE RINDELS Associated Press | Sports


Prosecutor doubts Sandusky accuser's claim

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - A former Pennsylvania prosecutor testified Tuesday he does not believe a man who reached a settlement with Penn State over a molestation ...

August 23, 2016 | By MARK SCOLFORO AP Sports Writer | Sports


High school football is dumb, so let's make it smart

It's about time we got smarter about high school football.

August 22, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Playoff predictions: It's that time

Before we start this, you should know something - if you already do not. I suspect you might.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


PK Graham returns to Falcons to contend for job

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - After kicking for 10 teams in the past 15 seasons - and a few more teams in preseason camps - Shayne Graham knew to ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


The simple fix for golf that isn't so simple

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - For all the praise of golf's return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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