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Remind me, why are they fighting?

I f NFL owners aren't careful, they might just force us to sympathize with guys who make more in a year than most will take home in a lifetime. Chad Ochocinco could come off looking like some sort of modern-day Cesar Chavez.

March 07, 2011 | Paul Newberry AP Columnist | Sports


NFL, players' union done for the day

WASHINGTON - The NFL and the players' union negotiated for four hours Monday before calling it a day.

March 07, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


NFL, union halt talks for weekend

WASHINGTON - Those optimistic about the NFL's labor talks with the players' union will point to the sides' decision to push back the bargaining deadline by a week and think, as Commissioner Roger Goodell put it:

March 05, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Stanley leads Honda by shot

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Delighted to be 5-under par at the midway point of the windy Honda Classic, Rory Sabbatini predicted the score would be enough to win the tournament.

March 05, 2011 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL, union extend deadline to solve differences

WASHINGTON - Timeout, NFL. And NFLPA.

March 05, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


NFL, union agree to 24-hour deadline extension

WASHINGTON - America's favorite sport is still in business - for another day.

March 03, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Giants' Mara the first owner seen at NFL mediation

WASHINGTON - The New York Giants' John Mara joined the NFL group negotiating with the players' union Tuesday, the first team owner to participate since a federal mediator began overseeing the talks.

March 01, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


What are the best ways to go fishing for crappie?

Finally, warm temperatures have arrived. Winter may not be completely over with yet but the last couple of weeks have perked up the fish and the fishermen.

March 01, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Teaford the talk of the Royals; has shot at bullpen, too

SURPRISE, Ariz. - Everett Teaford has already made a name for himself during spring training with the Kansas City Royals.

February 28, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


OSU back on top

COLUMBUS, Ohio - After getting through its toughest stretch of the season, Ohio State is back at No. 1.

February 28, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Banneker knocks off SHS

For Statesboro, the party was over before the fun ever started.

February 26, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Bubba on a roll as the kids go home

MARANA, Ariz. - J.B. Holmes and Bubba Watson are in the quarterfinals of the Match Play Championship, and it's not hard to figure out how they got there.

February 25, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Fowler bounces Phil Mickelson out in match play

MARANA, Ariz. - In a Match Play Championship with a youthful complexion, Rickie Fowler was dressed in matching pink shoes and shirt when he walked onto the driving range and past his opponent, Phil Mickelson, who looked him up and down and smiled.

February 24, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


League urges safety laws

WASHINGTON - The NFL wants all 50 states and the District of Columbia to pass legislation that could help cut down on concussions suffered by young football players.

February 23, 2011 | By FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Tips for bagging toms

Georgia's turkey hunting season opens March 26 and runs through May 15 this year. With that date only about a month away it's time to talk about some things that could help you bag one of these wily critters of our woodlands.

February 23, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


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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


GS ladies notch big win over Bobcats

The Georgia Southern women's basketball team spent the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Texas State firing - mostly unsuccessfully - from behind the ...

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


Baseball Eagles rally, walk off with first win of 2017

Eagle Baseball was held to three hits in an opening night loss and trailed Middle Tennessee State 6-0 with just two hits to its name ...

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


Eagles fall in extras

After waiting all winter to see the Georgia Southern baseball team back in action, Eagle fans had to wait through 10 innings to get a ...

February 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta to hold tryouts

The second season of South Georgia Tormenta FC soccer is still a few months away, but that hasn't stopped the club from building momentum ...

February 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Big 12 with 5 teams on NCAA Tournament bubble

The Atlantic Coast Conference had more teams in the NCAA Tournament selection committee's top 16 with four. The Big 12 had more teams near ...

February 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Westbrook, Durant All-Star reunion off to awkward start

NEW ORLEANS - Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance.

February 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Can pitching hurl Eagles to Omaha?

The Georgia Southern baseball squad was one of a handful of Eagle teams to see a bump in production in their second season competing in ...

February 15, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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