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Teams bailed as Big East worked on TV

NEW YORK - The Big East was working on a plan for members to hand over their most lucrative television rights to the league before Syracuse and Pittsburgh decided

October 19, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tough lineup at Disney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Kevin Chappell was on the Magnolia Course practice range at Disney, his only concern getting in nine holes of practice under gathering clouds and trying to remember which golf cart was his.

October 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press | Sports


World Series — Must see TV?

ST. LOUIS - A big star who's overcome personal adversity. A popular band that everyone counted out. A crazy critter with a cute nickname.

October 18, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


NBA sides meet with a mediator

NEW YORK - NBA players and owners are meeting with a federal mediator, and Commissioner David Stern believes more games could be canceled if there isn't movement toward a new labor deal.

October 18, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Firearms season for deer opens Saturday

One of the most anticipated days in Georgia for sportsmen is the opening of gun season for white tailed deer. Georgia is one of the premier destinations in the United States for this wily animal of the woods and hunters from inside and outside the state eagerly look forward to its arrival. The reasons behind this alluring sport are many. The thrill of the chase, the beauty of fall in the woods, the companionship of fellow hunters and the excellent opportunity for a quality buck are just a few of these. It is a matter of record that Georgia far ...

October 18, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


A dark day for racing

By JOHN MARSHALL

October 17, 2011 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


UGA keeps rolling

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Georgia Bulldogs know how much a win means to be too choosy about notching any victory.

October 16, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER | Sports


Cards within win of pennant, beating Brew Crew 7-1

ST. LOUIS - The bumbling Brewers made four errors that led to three unearned runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals survived a short start by Jaime Garcia to beat Milwaukee 7-1 Friday night and take a 3-2 lead in the NL championship series.

October 15, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Simpson stays near lead at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Webb Simpson kept his name near the top of the leaderboard Friday at Sea Island and his eyes on a showdown with Luke Donald next week at Disney.

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


Union fighting off doubts from NBA players

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - JaVale McGee only acknowledged the inevitable Friday when the Washington Wizards center said a few NBA players are "ready to fold" in their contentious labor negotiations with the league.

October 14, 2011 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


With Cruz's boomstick, Texas win from 2nd AL flag

ARLINGTON, Texas - Nelson Cruz is again swinging his big boomstick in October for the Texas Rangers, who are one win from their second consecutive trip to the World Series.

October 14, 2011 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Webb Simpson takes big step toward PGA money title

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Webb Simpson signed up for the McGladrey Classic because it gave him a shot at winning the PGA Tour money title. He played Thursday as though he was intent on doing just that.

October 13, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander walks in the dugout after being relieved in the eig

DETROIT - One moment, Justin Verlander and the Tigers were on the verge of watching their season slip away.

October 13, 2011 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


All about the cash for Webb Simpson

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - After a two-week vacation, Webb Simpson might feel as though nothing has changed. He's playing golf in Georgia, and all anyone can talk about is money.

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


Lohse ready on 12 days' rest

Kyle Lohse thinks pitching on 12 days' rest should not be a problem.

October 12, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Statement win

Following their 8-0 loss to Ware County Tuesday, Statesboro's softball team needed a bounceback win to keep their hopes of claiming the No.1 ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: IndyCar needs to push Newgarden as its new star

SONOMA, Calif. - It has been five years since IndyCar last had an American champion as the face of the series. This time, the series is ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

NEW YORK - Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Deja blew

SPRINGFIELD – For the first two and a half quarters, the Statesboro Blue Devils looked as dominant as a football team could look.

September 16, 2017 | By LUKE MARTIN | Sports


SEB Diamond Day tournament sees Metter dominate

In a day normally reserved for football, softball dominated the Brooklet Recreation fields for a good cause Saturday morning.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Done, Dale: Junior's final season ends without championship

JOLIET, Ill. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. received a stamp of approval from fans wanting to write letters to the retiring star, wishing him luck.

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Leishman maintains the lead at BMW Championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - As much as Marc Leishman has been through, especially off the golf course, it takes a lot to get to get under ...

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


War Eagles soar back

It wasn't turnovers or big plays, but special teams that undid Portal in the worst way possible against rival Jenkins County.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Week 3 Preview: Jackson vs. Clemson; Scouts flock to Laramie

Lamar Jackson basically had the Heisman Trophy wrapped up last season by Oct. 2, playing so well in Louisville's biggest games early in the ...

September 15, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is calling on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist ...

September 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


It's on: Triple G, Canelo ready for big middleweight bout

LAS VEGAS - It's the kind of fight Gennady Golovkin has been chasing from the moment he walked off an airplane six years ago to ...

September 15, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Indians set A.L. record with 21st consecutive win

CLEVELAND - For more than 100 years, American League teams have gone on winning streaks of varying lengths - short ones, long ones, double-digit ones.

September 13, 2017 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth taking aim at FedEx Cup championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Jordan Spieth already has won 14 times around the world, which already places him in unique territory. Over the last 75 years ...

September 13, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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