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Tiger leading the way in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tiger Woods put himself in position to win his second straight tournament Saturday, and this one would leave little doubt about which direction his game is going.

January 28, 2012 | By MICHAEL CASEY AP Sports Writer | Sports

Azarenka routs Sharapova to take Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia - Victoria Azarenka started celebrating, then suddenly did a double-take to ask her coach, "What happened?"

January 28, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports

Hawks stun Pistons in OT

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Joe Johnson scored 28 of his 30 points after halftime, including a tying 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in regulation, and the Atlanta Hawks stunned the Detroit Pistons 107-101 in overtime Friday night.

January 27, 2012 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports

Ganassi teams hope to be up front at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Chip Ganassi hopes to improve on last year's 24-hour race at Daytona International Speedway.

January 27, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports

Novak Djokovic wins marathon match

MELBOURNE, Australia - If anyone knows how Novak Djokovic feels after sweating and scrapping for almost five hours in the Australian Open semifinals, it's his next opponent - Rafael Nadal.

January 27, 2012 | By CAROLINE CHEESE AP Sports Writer | Sports

Nadal beats Federer

MELBOURNE, Australia - Only the trophy and the tears were missing from this latest Grand Slam installment of Rafa vs. Roger.

January 26, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports

Bucs lure Schiano away from Rutgers

TAMPA, Fla. - The Buccaneers are counting on Greg Schiano to lead them back to respectability and transform Tampa Bay into consistent winners - much in the same way he made Rutgers matter again.

January 26, 2012 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports

Funeral service for Paterno as thousands mourn

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Quiet mourners lined the route of Joe Paterno's funeral procession Wednesday, watching with grief and reverence as the electric-blue hearse carrying the Penn State coach's casket slowly drove by.

January 25, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports

Pats in familiar place

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Season opener or Super Bowl, every game is a big game to Bill Belichick.

January 24, 2012 | By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports

Federer, Clijsters advance to tournament semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer advanced to the Australian Open semifinals for the ninth consecutive year with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Juan Martin del Potro, one of only two men who've beaten him in a Grand Slam final.

January 24, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports

Not-so-special teams are costly

If it's true, as the saying goes, that "defense wins championships," the NFL's conference title games offered ample evidence that special teams can lose them.

January 23, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports

Public memorial set for Paterno at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno's family said Monday the legendary football coach will get a two-day viewing and a public memorial this week on the Penn State campus, two months after the university summarily fired him over the phone.

January 23, 2012 | By MARK SCOLFORO AP Sports Writer | Sports

Giants to face Patriots in Super Bowl

Talk about a super sequel.

January 22, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno dies at 85

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Happy Valley was perfect for Joe Paterno, a place where "JoePa" knew best, where he not only won more football games than any other major college coach, but won them the right way: with integrity and sportsmanship. A place where character came first, championships second.

January 22, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports

Tight end the new 'it' position in NFL

From Gonzo to Gronk to Graham, tight ends are running past, around and through defenders at an unprecedented rate. Hey, the Patriots' Rob Gronkowski does all of those things on one play.

January 21, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports

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Column: Winning makes McIlroy as good as he already was

AUSTIN, Texas - Rory McIlroy had his first Arnold Palmer moment before the tournament even started.

March 19, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

NCAA Sweet 16 has unexpected field after favorites ousted

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - After little went according to plan in the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the bracket has a wildly different look ...

March 19, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports

Eagles finish second at Schenkel

The Georgia Southern men's golf team shot the lowest round for the second straight day Sunday and finished second in the 39th annual Schenkel ...

March 19, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Eagles go low at Schenkel Invitational

The Georgia Southern men's golf team was firing on all cylinders on Saturday and will once against be in contention to play for a ...

March 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Column: QBs cashing in — except for the unwelcome Kaepernick

As free agency kicked off the start of a new football season, the NFL sent a clear message to anyone paying attention:

March 16, 2018 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports

Stenson, DeChambeau tied for Bay Hill lead

ORLANDO, Fla. - Henrik Stenson gave himself another chance to win at Bay Hill, and he made it a little bit tougher on Tiger Woods.

March 16, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Eagles find win in Sun Belt opener

The Georgia Southern baseball team snapped a four-game losing streak and - more importantly - began Sun Belt Conference play on the right note, defeating UL Lafayette ...

March 16, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Eagles solid in first round

After an up-and-down first round a Forest Heights Country Club, Georgia Southern is a ways off of the lead, but still likes its chances at ...

March 16, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

39th annual Schenkel Invitational gets underway

For the 39th time, a gathering of some of the best men's collegiate golf teams have descended upon Statesboro as Georgia Southern prepares to ...

March 15, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Tormenta in U.S. Open Cup field

South Georgia Tormenta FC must wait until 2019 to begin play as a professional franchise, but the team won't have to wait to play ...

March 14, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Tiger looks for another comeback at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - The future of Tiger Woods is filled with optimism because of the past.

March 14, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Tiger looks closer than ever to regaining form

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - The red shirt didn't have a collar. His head doesn't have quite as much hair. His lower spine has been ...

March 12, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Tormenta kicks off amatuer league

When it comes to growing excitement about soccer in and around Statesboro, South Georgia Tormenta FC really isn't leaving any stone unturned.

March 12, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Eagles advance to Sun Belt semifinals

NEW ORLEANS – Mike Hughes collected 11 points, five rebounds, three assists, two blocked shots and a steal, and Georgia Southern held ULM to 30 percent ...

March 10, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Corruption case won't make a mark on Selection Sunday

RALEIGH, N.C. - College basketball has spent an entire season operating amid the specter of an FBI corruption investigation that led to criminal charges against ...

March 09, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports

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