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Column: It's SEC and then everybody else

Forget all that talk about automatic-qualifying conferences vs. leagues without automatic BCS bids. The little guys against the big boys.

January 11, 2011 | By Ralph D. Russo AP Columnist | Sports


My Take - Fixing the BCS with a playoff

The college football season is officially in the books.

January 10, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Anthony trade 'not imminent'

DENVER - Carmelo Anthony doesn't think a trade to New Jersey is imminent and he expressed remorse Monday that teammate Chauncey Billups' name has been dragged into this drama.

January 10, 2011 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Seattle stuns defending champs

SEATTLE - Jokes, lightweights, laughingstocks.

January 08, 2011 | By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


EWU comes back, wins FCS title

FRISCO, Texas - Bo Levi Mitchell led three straight late touchdown drives, the finale coming with 2:47 left, leading Eastern Washington to a 20-19 victory over Delaware and its first FCS championship.

January 07, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Garrigus powers his way to the to top

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Robert Garrigus, the biggest hitter on the PGA Tour, is leading the Tournament of Champions thanks to one of the shortest clubs in his bag.

January 07, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Offenses look to ignite title game

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - All this talk about the unstoppable offenses set to be unleashed by No. 1 Auburn and No. 2 Oregon in the BCS title game is enough to make a defensive coordinator's head spin.

January 05, 2011 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Alomar, Blyleven headed to HOF

NEW YORK - After a narrow miss last year, Bert Blyleven told voters they finally got it right by sending him into the Hall of Fame along with Roberto Alomar.

January 05, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Anthony Kim wants to be about the golf, not the gossip

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Anthony Kim wants 2011 to be a season that changes his career.

January 04, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Winter means raccoons

Authors note: Thanks to all who sent comments and opinions concerning last week's column on the Second Amendment. That turned out to be a great discussion with many valid points offered. I tried to reply to everyone but if I did not get yours answered just send an e-mail to me and I'll respond.

January 04, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Furman names 4 assistants

GREENVILLE, S.C. - First-year head coach Bruce Fowler has named a defensive coordinator, hired a second defensive assistants and retained two offensive coaches for his staff at Furman.

January 04, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


My Take - The 'little guy'

If there's one good thing about the Bowl season, it's that you get a lot of interesting matchups between teams that don't otherwise get a chance to meet.

January 03, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Conflicting views on FBS playoff

MIAMI - Jim Harbaugh needs no convincing that a playoff can work in college football.

January 03, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


South Carolina wants redemption in Georgia Dome

ATLANTA - South Carolina is returning to the scene of its worst loss to face Florida State, which hopes to have Christian Ponder back, in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Friday night.

December 30, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bowl-bound schools spend millions

The numbers grow every year: 35 bowl games, 70 teams - the morphing of what was once a New Year's Day tradition into one that kicks off in mid-December and finishes closer to Martin Luther King Day than Jan. 1.

December 30, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


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Big wins for Justin Thomas

HONOLULU - Justin Thomas used to call his father when he arrived at junior tournaments, and the conversation almost always started the same way.

January 17, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Statesboro seperates themselves in region play

In baseball there's a period in late July, early August called the "dog days".

January 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people.

January 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


AP Analysis: A-Rod's biggest call in weekend full of them

Aaron Rodgers doesn't just make the big throws, he designs them.

January 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Djokovic, Williams roll through first round of Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - The record will show that six-time Australian Open champions Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic each had straight-set wins.

January 13, 2017 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bruce Arena aims for quick start to save US' World Cup hopes

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Bruce Arena realizes he has very little time to get back into his groove with the U.S. national team. After all ...

January 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Cowboys' Elliott tops college playoff vets in NFL postseason

FRISCO, Texas - Ezekiel Elliott was in the original group of college players to go through something resembling the NFL playoffs when Ohio State won the ...

January 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


'Best new franchise' keeps on growing

A Tuesday afternoon press conference at The Clubhouse brought about the word that Ben Freakley would no longer be the head coach of Tormenta FC.

January 11, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Milgarese named new Tormenta coach

It's so rare in the realm of sports that a brand new franchise can just pop up in year one and find success on ...

January 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Wild Card weekend kicks off NFL playoffs

NEW YORK - The drive to the Super Bowl begins this weekend as the NFL postseason gets going.

January 06, 2017 | By SIMMI BUTTAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lady Eagles fall at home

The Georgia Southern women's basketball team hung around South Alabama for well over three quarters, only to see things turn sour in the closing ...

January 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Amid violence, WNBA players consider leaving Turkey

NEW YORK (AP) - Sugar Rodgers left not long after she arrived.

January 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


AP Analysis: Good, bad of each current NFL coaching vacancy

When Gary Kubiak resigned for health reasons less than a year removed from coaching the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl championship, he left behind ...

January 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Sun Belt play makes or breaks GS

In the world of college basketball, there are - as in most sports - a group of perennial national powers. Anyone with even a passing knowledge of ...

January 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


A clean slate and a fresh start for Jordan Spieth

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate his ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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