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Serena wins in Grand Slam return

WIMBLEDON, England - The 352 days Serena Williams lived through between Grand Slam appearances were filled with health problems and hospitalizations, doubts and depression.

June 21, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Ohio St. drops investigation

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University on Tuesday dropped its review of car purchases by football players and family members after two separate investigations found dealerships made money on almost all of the sales.

June 21, 2011 | By ANDREW WELSH-RUGGINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local players try out for the Royals

Some of the most talented young baseball players in the Statesboro area got their chance to make a good impression on some very important sets of eyes as the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball held an open tryout Monday morning at Mill Creek Regional Park.

June 20, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Expectations grow for Rory McIlroy

BETHESDA, Md. - The manner in which Rory McIlroy won the U.S. Open made comparisons with Tiger Woods inevitable.

June 20, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Venus Williams, Nadal win openers

WIMBLEDON, England - Back on one of tennis' top stages, Venus Williams cut a familiar figure Monday at Wimbledon, from her latest original, somewhat-see-through outfit to her trademark booming serves and aggressive groundstrokes.

June 20, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


UGA teammates honored at game

ATLANTA - Three months after a devastating on-field collision between University of Georgia outfielders Zach Cone and Johnathan Taylor left Taylor partially paralyzed, the two were side by side again on Saturday as draft picks of the Texas Rangers.

June 18, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vanderbilt earns first ever CWS win

OMAHA, Neb. - Vanderbilt was no nervous newcomer to the College World Series.

June 18, 2011 | By ERIC OLSEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


One for the books

BETHESDA, Md. - In one of those can't-miss moments in sports, thousands of fans covered every inch of space on the hill behind the 10th green at Congressional. They spilled onto the clubhouse veranda, pressed their faces against the windows and lined up against the balcony railing to watch Rory McIlroy deliver a performance never before seen in the U.S. Open.

June 17, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McIlroy fires 65 to take lead at Open

BETHESDA, Md. - If he keeps playing like this, Rory McIlroy's next chance to close out a major should come very soon.

June 16, 2011 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Players getting by

NEW ORLEANS - With the NFL lockout putting the squeeze on both his wallet and pursuit of a pro football career, former Connecticut quarterback Tyler Lorenzen has created some of the latest culinary innovations in the Big Easy, just so he can eat at home and save a little coin.

June 16, 2011 | By BRETT MARTELL | Sports


Dallas celebrates first NBA title

DALLAS - The face of the Dallas Mavericks laughed, sang and even seemed to tear up.

June 16, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Waltrip, Yarborough head HOF class

By MIKE CRANSTON

June 15, 2011 | By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Scandal could affect recruiting

CLEVELAND - Sharks, including a big blue one up north, are circling the troubled waters around Ohio State's maimed and maligned football program.

June 15, 2011 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Negotiators meet for second consecutive day

NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners are meeting with NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith and a group of players for a second straight day in Maryland.

June 15, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Americans hope to shine at Open

BETHESDA, Md. - What began as an anomaly has turned into a troubling trend for American golf.

June 14, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Eagles in the chip

A night after one of the most thrilling comeback wins in Georgia Southern Baseball history, the Eagles had to erase a deficit once again.

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Timely first inning propels USA to SBC championship

In spite of the rain and the shortening of their baseball tournament, the Sun Belt certainly has delivered on their famous moniker for being "fun".

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

CONCORD, N.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first childhood memories of Cup Series racing come from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising ...

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles survive, advance in wild one

Heavy rain early in the week forced the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament to wipe out two days of play and turn the event into ...

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Upsets galore: Ark. State and Texas St. move on

In 2016 Coastal Carolina proved it didn't matter what the seed next to your name meant come tournament time.

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Stewart-Haas reaches agreement with former Patrick sponsor

Stewart-Haas Racing and snack company Nature's Bakery have agreed to settle a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit the team had filed in a dispute with ...

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Spieth avoids Colonial cut scare, has shot to defend title

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jordan Spieth normally doesn't concern himself with the cut line in the middle of a round.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


First day of Sun Belt tournament a washout

To quote the classic baseball movie Bull Durham, "Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. And sometimes it rains."

May 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


The chip on their shoulder

Entering the 2017 season, the Georgia Southern baseball team was surrounded by some optimism, but even more question marks. The Eagles returned a bevy of ...

May 22, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Baseball in the boro

While fans of Georgia Southern baseball will have to wait until Wednesday to see their team play, baseball purists will get their first taste of ...

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Rain can't wash away solid rounds from county schools

Rain scoured the state of Georgia on Monday, but in spite of the muggy weather all the high school golf teams eventually wrapped up the ...

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile.

May 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Death threats may prompt NBA's Kanter to become US citizen

Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an ...

May 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta drops heartbreaker

Following a pair of 1-1 draws at home to begin its season, South Georgia Tormenta FC led twice and erased a deficit once, only to ...

May 20, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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