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Cinderella here to dance

DENVER - On the verge of seeing his unheralded, 13th-seeded Morehead State program turn into something much more impressive, the coach could have called a play for his NBA-bound center or his guard who couldn't miss.

March 17, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Budgeting a concern for players

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - "Show me the money" - the famous line from the movie "Jerry Maguire" - has taken on a whole new meaning in the NFL's labor impasse.

March 17, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tommy Palmer's Sports Comment - No matter what NFL says, it's not a strike

The former National Football League Players Association members and owners of the NFL teams have a small problem to solve over the next few weeks; they need to agree on how to share $9 billion in available revenue for playing a game. I realize that it's a tough assignment, but someone has to do it. Up to this point in the negotiations, which have broken off, the owners and players are not playing well together in the professional football sandbox.

March 16, 2011 | | Sports


Let the madness begin

DAYTON, Ohio - Matt Dickey led a late run that brought overtime, and J.P. Primm hit five free throws and had a decisive steal in the closing seconds Tuesday night, sending North Carolina-Asheville to an 81-77 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in a dramatic opening game for the NCAA tournament.

March 15, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: White bass in Oconee

I know it's a pretty good ride (a little over two hours to Madison or Greensboro) but one fishing trip you might want to consider this season is the white bass spawning run on the Oconee and Apalachee Rivers over the next month. Both species can be caught in significant numbers with the right approach and the scenery in both places is pretty rewarding as well. There are some things you need to know if you have never gone after these two game fish during this time of year but once you have had some success you will always ...

March 15, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Welcome to the football lockout

WASHINGTON - Welcome to The NFL Lockout.

March 12, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


UK, UF to face off in SEC title game

ATLANTA - Florida trotted off to the locker room trailing again.

March 12, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson emerges with lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - Dustin Johnson didn't start the season the way he wanted, not with only one decent chance at winning.

March 12, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Mahan loses cushion but keeps lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - The only thing Hunter Mahan liked about the end of his round was his name atop the leaderboard at Doral.

March 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bulldogs win opener

ATLANTA - Mark Fox hopes his Georgia team is ready to play its best at the most important time of the season.

March 10, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Owners join talks as deadline nears

WASHINGTON - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was among a half-dozen team representatives who joined NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at labor negotiations Thursday.

March 10, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Duke still the favorite

GREENSBORO, N.C. - While fifth-ranked Duke isn't the top seed in this week's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, the Blue Devils have history of winning regardless of where they're seeded.

March 09, 2011 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Column:No trouble spotting hypocrisy in NCAA

For all the justifiable criticism of those who run big-time college athletics, you've got to give 'em this: They don't make much of an effort to hide the hypocrisy.

March 09, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Columnist | Sports


NFL union seeks records

WASHINGTON - Players' union leader DeMaurice Smith indicated Wednesday that NFL owners have lowered from $1 billion to $800 million the amount of additional revenues they want to take off the top of their $9 billion business.

March 09, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Tressel out two games for OSU

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State suspended football coach Jim Tressel for two games and fined him $250,000 on Tuesday for violating NCAA rules by failing to notify the school about information he received involving two players and questionable activities involving the sale of memorabilia.

March 08, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP College Football Writer | Sports


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Dogs bite off Eagles

Georgia Southern jumped out to an early lead against Georgia Friday night, but the bats quickly cooled off as the Bulldogs controlled the later portion ...

February 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Islands sweeps SEB in key region contest

Friday night wasn't a great home debut for Southeast Bulloch soccer - however there's an asterisk to be inserted there.

February 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


FANTASY PLAYS: Potential busts for 2017 fantasy season

In fantasy draft prep, you'll hear three terms more than any others: breakout, sleeper, and bust. Looking at the negative of the three, how ...

February 24, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ryan Palmer, Wesley Bryan share lead at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.

February 24, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles fall to conference-leading Lady Trojans

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Georgia Southern women's basketball team (11-13, 7-6 SBC) fell to the top-seeded Little Rock Trojans (20-7, 14-1 SBC) inside of ...

February 23, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Lady Blue Devils fall in second round of state

As the cliche goes, all good things must come to an end.

February 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Cedar Shoals ousts Statesboro from state playoffs

In the moment of a loss, it's hard to step back and see what all Statesboro boys' basketball has accomplished this season.

February 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Outdoor Life: Good ideas are hard to find

Not too long ago I cooked up what might be termed as either a dazzling idea or a hair-brained scheme depending on your point of ...

February 23, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Jackets sting Eagles

In previous seasons, Georgia Southern has found some success in sending freshman pitcher straight into the fire to make their first start against Georgia Tech ...

February 21, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Deshaun Watson lands another award as NFL draft looms

FORT WORTH, Texas - Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process while preparing for ...

February 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Play vs. Rest: For many NBA teams, it's still a real battle

MIAMI - There are 27 games remaining on Cleveland's regular-season schedule, and perhaps only one person over that stretch will be able to stop LeBron ...

February 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mavericks outlast Eagles

In a battle of Sun Belt heavyweights, Georgia Southern gave UT Arlington a good fight, but ran out of gas in the late rounds.

February 20, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

BOSTON - Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try ...

February 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


How often have athletes snubbed the White House?

The routine is familiar. The president makes a few bad jokes. The championship-winning team presents the leader of the free world with a personalized jersey ...

February 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GS men's hoops messes with Texas (St.)

The Georgia Southern men's basketball squad started hot and raced out to an early lead over Texas State Saturday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse. The ...

February 19, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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