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Little League World Series: Warner Robins survives

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Every step around the bases and every swing at the plate made Jake Fromm's back ache.

August 20, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA's 'death penalty' could be option for Miami

INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA President Mark Emmert says he's willing to back up his tough talk on punishing rule-breakers - even using the "death penalty" as a deterrent.

August 19, 2011 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Little League World Series: California, Canada win

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Pitcher Braydon Salzman missed getting hit in the head by a comebacker at the Little League World Series by the thin brim of his yellow cap.

August 19, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Louisiana beats Georgia 2-0 in LLWS nightcap

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Reliever Haden Erbe got out of a bases-loaded jam with nobody out in the sixth and Lafayette, La., held on for a thrilling 2-0 victory over Warner Robins, Ga., on Thursday night in the Little League World Series.

August 18, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smith named GSU softball coach

Georgia Southern athletics director Sam Baker has named Annie Smith the program's new head softball coach.

August 18, 2011 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


NCAA sets sights on 'Canes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - With investigators five months into checking allegations that a Ponzi scheme artist spent freely on University of Miami athletes, the NCAA president said Wednesday that if the claims are confirmed they show the need for "fundamental change" in college sports.

August 17, 2011 | By STEPHEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sixteen teams looking for world title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Montana had never had a team in the Little League World Series,. So, a couple weeks ago, 12-year-old Andy Maehl asked his Billings coach if their team was ready to make history.

August 17, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Presidents Cup lock?

Until winning the PGA Championship, the coolest thing in golf that happened to Keegan Bradley during his amazing rookie season was getting a phone call from Fred Couples in May after he won his first PGA Tour event.

August 16, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


Local Roundup: Curry Cup takes place Saturday

Michael Curry, Georgia Southern Basketball Hall of Famer and current associate head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, will host a benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

August 16, 2011 | From staff reports | Sports


Outdoor Life: Bow shooting practice tips

Compound bows have been on the scene since the mid 1960's and by design have the potential for greater velocity and accuracy than other types of bows. Nonetheless it takes practice to become proficient with this modern hunting weapon.

August 16, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


My Take - Best part of the football season

The two best parts of the football season have to be the beginning and the end of the regular season.

August 15, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Texas A&M facing 'lengthy' realignment process

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M is looking into joining the Southeastern Conference, and contemplating remaining in the Big 12.

August 15, 2011 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC expansion?

HOUSTON - The Texas A&M System board of regents has called a special meeting Monday that includes an agenda item about conference alignment. The session comes amid speculation that Texas A&M is leaving the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference.

August 13, 2011 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Zambrano placed on disqualified list

ATLANTA - The Chicago Cubs placed Carlos Zambrano on the disqualified list Saturday and said the right-hander would receive no pay and have no part in team activities for 30 days.

August 13, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


No-names on top

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Brendan Steele and Jason Dufner at least can make a name for themselves in the PGA Championship. Until that big trophy is handed out Sunday, however, this major remains very much a mystery.

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


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Will another unknown win Heisman?

Preseason longshots the past two years have ended up winning the Heisman Trophy.

August 18, 2017 | By JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Change and routine working together in Eagles camp

Every new football season brings about change of some sort.

August 16, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Davis makes up other half of BA wonder duo

Last week the Herald ran a story about Bulloch Academy trapshooter JT Osborne and his success on the national trapshooting circuit.

August 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Steinbrenner, Torre like Jeter with Marlins

Steinbrenner, Torre like Jeter with Marlins

August 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

August 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast: Dustin Wood

Mike talks to Georgia Southern Volleyball coach Dustin Wood about the upcoming season.

August 16, 2017 | | Sports


Something missing from football season

Across the country, football teams at all levels of the game are in high gear in preparation for the upcoming season.

August 14, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Mark down the dates: NBA unveils full 2017-18 schedule

NEW YORK - DeMarcus Cousins will make an early season trip back to Sacramento, while Gordon Hayward will wait almost all season to see Utah again.

August 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


WWE: Pro wrestler Ric Flair out of surgery and resting

ATLANTA - World Wrestling Entertainment says pro wrestling legend Ric Flair is out of surgery and resting after being hospitalized.

August 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Red Wings denounce use of logo at white nationalist rally

The Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action to stop white nationalists from using their logo as part of a "disturbing" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

August 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Sun Belt has hope for a team to play on New Year's Day

NEW ORLEANS - Appalachian State coach Scott Satterfield understood the implication when Sun Belt Conference Commissioner Karl Benson asserted that the league could have a team ...

August 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Seniors 'baptized' in Eagle Creek

The Georgia Southern football team capped its Friday practice with a dip in Beautiful Eagle Creek , continuing the tradition of "baptizing" seniors of the program.

August 11, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Kisner shoots another 67

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Most meaningful of all the text messages Hideki Matsuyama received last week was the one from Jason Day congratulating the Japanese ...

August 11, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ezekiel Elliott suspended

DALLAS - The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league rushing leader ...

August 11, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kisner, Olesen lead at PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jordan Spieth began his quest for the career Grand Slam by not making a putt longer than 5 feet. What helped was ...

August 10, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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