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Meyer steps down as UF head coach

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida coach Urban Meyer is leaving one of the premier jobs in college football for the second time to spend more time with his family.

December 08, 2010 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Duck season arrives

The early portion of duck hunting season opens this weekend and the possibilities for Southeast Georgia are abundant. You can float the rivers, set up in any of the numerous swamps, beaver ponds and farm ponds, or head out to a reservoir to get your limit. Duck hunting has made a complete turnaround since the early 1990's with the onset of Ducks Unlimited and other conservation groups who began an earnest emphasis on preserving wetlands. Together with state and federal agencies millions of acres of wetlands around the country have been restored and are protected to a greater degree ...

December 07, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Hawks out-net New Jersey

ATLANTA - Josh Smith scored a season-high 34 points and the streaking Atlanta Hawks beat the New Jersey Nets 116-101 on Tuesday night.

December 07, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Boise blasts BCS blunder

BOISE, Idaho - Boise State President Bob Kustra is taking another swing at the Bowl Championship Series, this time condemning the system that determines the national championship and other postseason games for being allowed to operate under a shroud of secrecy.

December 07, 2010 | By TODD DVORAK Associated Press | Sports


Four finalists left in Heisman race

Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and Oregon running back LaMichael James, two of the nation's most dynamic players, will meet in the national championship game next month.

December 06, 2010 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer | Sports


Newton, Tigers run away from Carolina to win SEC

ATLANTA - Cam Newton left nothing to chance. He ran and passed the Auburn Tigers to a shot at the national championship they were denied six years ago, and he might as well start working on that Heisman pose, too.

December 04, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods extends lead at Sherwood

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Tiger Woods is starting to look like his old self at the Chevron World Challenge.

December 04, 2010 | ByDOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Friends square off with title at stake

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Auburn's Michael Dyer and South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore hoped to share Southeastern Conference success and the same backfield.

December 02, 2010 | By PETE IACCOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA rules Auburn's Newton elibible to play

AUBURN, Ala. - Heisman Trophy favorite Cam Newton can focus on playing for the SEC championship instead of worrying about pay-for-play.

December 02, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rules of the game getting a new look

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The Rules of Golf are under review, and Ian Poulter has a suggestion.

November 30, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Woods gets year's last chance at win

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The goal for Tiger Woods has always been to be better than he was the year before. Despite losing his marriage and every tournament he played, he still gave himself a passing grade.

November 30, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: Hundreds flock to Turkey Trot 5K

Two hundred and forty two runners from throughout Georgia and surrounding states participated in the Third Annual Turkey Trot 5k Run held in downtown Statesboro Nov. 20.

November 30, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Sports


US awaits 2022 World Cup with big hopes

NEW YORK - As Americans celebrated the Fourth of July in 1988, a present arrived from Zurich: The World Cup was headed to the United States for the first time.

November 30, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Quail season is here, but birds are in trouble

Articles and columns by Alvin Richardson about hunting, fishing and other outdoor sports will appear Wednesdays in the Statesboro Herald. Richardson has spent the past 33 years in education as a teacher, coach and administrator. He has been the head football coach and athletic director at Morgan County High school, an assistant principal at the same school. His writing career began in Madison with the Morgan County Citizen and expanded to the Athens Banner-Herald, where he presently writes the outdoor page. Richardson also writes for Georgia Outdoor magazine and is the author of "It's a Dawg's Life" which ...

November 30, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Big East gets a bit bigger, TCU joins

FORT WORTH, Texas - TCU is getting out of future debates about whether the Horned Frogs deserve to be in a BCS game. They are joining a league with automatic access.

November 29, 2010 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports 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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