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Hawks knocked down

INDIANAPOLIS - Danny Granger scored 24 points to break out of a shooting slump in the Indiana Pacers' 96-84 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

January 11, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


For some AP voters, Alabama not No. 1

NEW ORLEANS - Alabama's convincing victory in the BCS championship wasn't enough to convince all 60 Associated Press college football poll voters that the Crimson Tide is No. 1.

January 10, 2012 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - Enduring the winter while yearning for spring

Winter has arrived in middle Georgia and it always gets me down. I sneaked a look at my temperature gauge this morning and it registered a frosty 21 degrees. I stepped out on the back deck and the wind was clipping along at about 20 knots, making the wind chill factor about 60 degrees below my tolerance level. Rumor had it that it was so cold the chickens were lining up at KFC to wait their turn in the pressure cooker and Kim Kardashian was downgraded from hot to tepid.

January 10, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


No doubt about it: Bama is the best after BCS rout

NEW ORLEANS - As required, Alabama's players whooped it up amid the confetti and fireworks, yet there was something muted about this championship celebration.

January 10, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


BCS as we know it is going away

NEW ORLEANS - The Bowl Championship Series as college football fans have come to know it is going away.

January 09, 2012 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Larkin to be enshrined in baseball Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - Barry Larkin had no idea back in 1982 that he would become a baseball Hall of Famer thanks to Bo Schembechler.

January 09, 2012 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tebow, Thomas lift Denver to fast 29-23 OT victory

DENVER (AP) - The Drive. The Fumble. And now, The Blink of an Eye.

January 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Giants rout Falcons 24-2 in NFC wild-card game

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes and the New York Giants ran all over Atlanta in a 24-2 rout of the Falcons in an NFC wild-card game on Sunday.

January 08, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks back to winning ways

ATLANTA - Josh Smith scored 25 points, Joe Johnson and Vladimir Radmanovic each added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks beat Chicago 109-94 Saturday night to snap the Bulls' six-game winning streak.

January 07, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Smith lifts Hawks past Bobcats, 102-96 in OT

CHARLOTTE - Josh Smith knew playing three games in three days would be tough.

January 06, 2012 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wade, James sit as Heat outlast Hawks in triple-OT

ATLANTA - No LeBron James? No Dwyane Wade?

January 06, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


A new start on the PGA Tour

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Steve Stricker is back on Maui, a familiar place for a guy who has won on the PGA Tour in each of the last three years to qualify for the season-opening Tournament of Champions.

January 06, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No one does college football better than SEC

NEW ORLEANS - A few months ago, when there were rumblings that Virginia Tech might be jumping to the Southeastern Conference, Eddie Whitley and his teammates got excited.

January 06, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Can LSU lose game, win title?

NEW ORLEANS - Picture this: A nail-biter of a Bowl Championship Series title game Monday night comes down to a long field goal attempt by Alabama's Cade Foster. The snap is down, the kick is away and it's ... good!

January 04, 2012 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Torre quits MLB to pursue ownership of L.A. Dodgers

NEW YORK - Joe Torre resigned Wednesday as Major League Baseball's executive vice president for baseball operations to join a group trying to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers.

January 04, 2012 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Eagles hang on against UMKC, now 5-0

ESTERO, Fla. - Mike Hughes tallied 17 points and five rebounds, and Georgia Southern held UMKC to one field goal in the last four minutes to ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


The tale of the hungry ducklings

(Author's note: I've had several requests to give an update on Matilda the Muscovy Duck and her brood that we raised this past ...

November 21, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


GS ladies notch win at S.C. State

Freshman Tatum Barber hit three free throws with 0.4 seconds remaining to lift Georgia Southern women's basketball to a 61-58 win at South ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA - One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of dust in a ...

November 20, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles finally in win column

As the old saying goes, the tenth time is the charm.

November 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined ...

November 17, 2017 | By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press | Sports


IOC to decide Dec. 5 if Russia goes to 2018 Winter Olympics

GENEVA - The International Olympic Committee will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

November 17, 2017 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals coasted to his third Cy Young Award, winning Wednesday for the second straight year in the National League.

November 15, 2017 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


SEC teams rely on young QB's with varying results

The Southeastern Conference is filled with young quarterbacks this season, with many teams putting their offenses in the hands of freshmen or sophomores.

November 15, 2017 | KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated Press | Sports


Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of suspension

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.

November 15, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Allen leads No. 1 Duke over No. 2 Michigan State

CHICAGO - Forget about Marvin Bagley III and the rest of Duke's talented freshmen for a moment.

November 14, 2017 | By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Overreaction: Cowboys can't make playoffs without Zeke

No Zeke means no playoffs for the Dallas Cowboys.

November 14, 2017 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: Vegas rolls dice and comes up a winner

LAS VEGAS (AP) - This was a sight no self-respecting bookie in this gambling town would have ever laid odds on seeing.

November 13, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Southern bashes Bakersfield

Georgia Southern received some attention from the college basketball world when it upset Wake Forest on the road to begin its season last week.

November 13, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman: I was abused by doctor

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.

November 11, 2017 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


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