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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


Bulls beat Hawks on Deng's layup

CHICAGO - Luol Deng's layup with 3.7 seconds to play lifted the Chicago Bulls to a 76-74 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

January 03, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life - Quail hunting trip brings back fond memories

Last week, I proposed a yearly calendar for your outdoor sporting endeavors and this past week I got started on mine. I suggested that you go quail hunting in February but our trip actually came a little early. My brother-in-law treated a couple of us guys to a hunt in South Georgia and I must report to you that it was about as much fun as I've had in a long time. Stomping around in the woods all afternoon brought back some long-lost memories of my younger days.

January 03, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Oregon takes wild Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. - Oregon's incredible offense busted up Wisconsin and the record books on the way to the Ducks' first Rose Bowl victory in 95 years.

January 02, 2012 | By GREG BEACHUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


UF dominates in Gator Bowl win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Florida's Jaye Howard timed the snap perfectly, blew through two defenders and violently slammed Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller to the ground.

January 02, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Orton vs. Tebowmania

DENVER - Kyle Orton won't come out and say it, calling his much-anticipated return to Denver on Sunday just another chance to take the field and play a football game.

December 31, 2011 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Versus becomes NBC Sports Network on Monday

NEW YORK - The cable channel with three names in 5½ years is getting its new identity from one of the most recognizable brands in sports broadcasting.

December 31, 2011 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Oklahoma runs to win over Iowa

TEMPE, Ariz. - Blake Bell ran for three touchdowns to help No. 19 Oklahoma survive a late rally and a crashing camera to beat Iowa 31-14 in the Insight Bowl Friday night.

December 31, 2011 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer | Sports


Brock Lesnar retires after 1st-round loss at UFC 141

LAS VEGAS - Brock Lesnar took one last kick to his stomach and crumpled at the side of the cage, unable to fight back when Alistair Overeem pounced.

December 31, 2011 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Scandal, labor woes make 2011 pretty tough year

Even after all the turmoil 2011 brought to sports, what with the NBA and NFL players and owners huddling with lawyers and accountants, more unsettling reports of brains ravaged by hard hits, and college players being given cash, tattoos, access to strip clubs and pretty much anything else you can imagine, the games still mattered.

December 30, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP Columnist | Sports


FSU rallies to beat Notre Dame

ORLANDO, Fla. - Florida State rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit and used a pair of touchdown passes by E.J. Manuel and two field goals from Dustin Hopkins to slip past Notre Dame, 18-14, in the Champs Sports Bowl on Thursday night.

December 29, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER The Associated Press | Sports


Mizzou, A&M begin SEC play at home in 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Missouri and Texas A&M will play their first Southeastern Conference games at home Sept. 8, and Alabama will visit LSU in a rematch of the Bowl Championship Series national championship Nov. 3.

December 28, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks victorious in home opener

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson led another balanced attack with 18 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Washington Wizards, 101-83, on Wednesday night.

December 28, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Goodell, Jerry Jones moving on with new contract in place

IRVING, Texas - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell twice turned to Jerry Jones when asked about his relationship with the powerful Dallas Cowboys owner who tried to ...

December 13, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Bob DeBesse named new offensive coordinator

December 13, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Eagles all over George Mason

FAIRFAX, Va. - Quan Jackson scored a career-high 16 points, including 12 in the second half, and Georgia Southern held George Mason to 29 percent shooting ...

December 12, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit

NEW YORK - Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as a wardrobe stylist ...

December 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles too much for Tigers

Following a week off as the fall semester wrapped up with finals, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team had to shake off some rust ...

December 10, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Adrian Peterson Q & A

Georgia Southern's Adrian Peterson was one of 10 former collegiate players inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame Tuesday night in New York.

December 08, 2017 | Josh Aubrey jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


3 Eagles make second team of All-Sun Belt squad

December 05, 2017 | sunbeltsports.org | Sports


Russian flag won't fly at Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics - just not with their anthem playing or their ...

December 05, 2017 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Georgia's quail hunting, population, on the decline

Georgia's bobwhite quail season has begun and that is the best news I can give you. The sport is one of the finest outdoor ...

December 05, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


More coaching changes for Eagles

Georgia Southern AMR

December 04, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Column: A strong Tiger Woods is a good starting point

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - It wasn't the best shot Tiger Woods hit all week. It might have been the most telling.

December 04, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Mayfield, Jackson, Love are Heisman Trophy finalists

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield made Heisman Trophy history just by being selected as a finalist.

December 04, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Tennessee names Fulmer AD, places Currie on paid leave

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has turned to its familiar past to comfort its uneasy fan base in an attempt to rescue what has been a ...

December 02, 2017 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jimbo Fisher resigns at Florida State to take Texas A&M job

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jimbo Fisher is leaving Florida State for Texas A&M, four years after leading the Seminoles to their third national title.

December 01, 2017 | By JOE REEDY Associated Press | Sports


Beleaguered World Cup gets weak opener: Russia-Saudi Arabia

MOSCOW - A World Cup shrouded in corruption controversies and struggling to attract sponsors could have the dreariest of starts.

December 01, 2017 | By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


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