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McIlroy masterful in Augusta

AUGUSTA - On a sweltering day at Augusta National, the kid stayed cool. And now, Rory McIlroy has a comfortable lead heading into the final round of a major.

April 09, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


It's Rory's to lose

The trees are ready to roar and the ground is ready to shake, but for that to happen Sunday, Rory McIlroy will have to cooperate. If the kid from Northern Ireland plays the way he has for the first three rounds, Sunday will simply be a coronation.

April 09, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


'Freddie' is a fan-favorite in Augusta

I must admit. I'm sore. After walking up, down, and around the hills of Augusta National for the past five days, my entire body aches. My legs, my back, and the soles of my feet feel like needles have infiltrated my bones.

April 08, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Tiger roars in Round 2

AUGUSTA - The fist kept pumping. The cheers kept growing. The ball kept dropping.

April 08, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Bonds jury begins deliberations

SAN FRANCISCO - The jurors who will decide Barry Bonds' fate filed back into the courtroom with their first question Friday, and it was one that had to make prosecutors happy.

April 08, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Indiana out-paces Hawks

INDIANAPOLIS - Danny Granger scored 28 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-102 on Friday night.

April 08, 2011 | By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer | Sports


McIlroy, Quiros lead the pack

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Rory McIlroy teed off in the morning and put up a score for everyone to chase at the Masters. Then, after grabbing some lunch, he plopped down in front of the television to see if anyone could catch him.

April 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods is the show in Augusta

I walked Augusta National on the Tiger trail Thursday, as did Steve Spurrier, Eric Dickerson, Tiger's mom, Kutilda, and droves of other patrons waiting to see the show.

April 07, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Before deliberating, Bonds' jurors get an earful

SAN FRANCISCO - The eight women and four men sat in the jury box for more than 4½ hours, listening to angry arguments from federal prosecutors and Barry Bonds' attorneys at the end of a 12-day trial that exposed the dark world of baseball's Steroids Era.

April 07, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods just not the same

AUGUSTA - There was a time when Tiger Woods would have responded to the perceived slight in the way he knew best - with his clubs. A 65 on Sunday, perhaps, good enough to slip on another green jacket while Ian Poulter waited at the airport for a flight home.

April 06, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


The best of the best at Augusta

Picking 'the best of' Augusta National is like picking 'the prettiest' at the Miss Universe pageant, or 'the dumbest' on any VH1 reality show. Nonetheless, on the eve of the 75th version of The Masters tournament, I'm going to split hairs and give you my opinions and predictions on the next four days.

April 06, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Bonds rests case with no defense witnesses

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' confident defense team rested its case Wednesday without calling a single witness, just minutes after a federal judge accepted the government's request to dismiss one of the five counts against the home run king.

April 06, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger, Mickelson never more different

Monday night's thunderstorms uprooted one of Magnolia Lane's 61 historic trees at the Augusta National Golf Club, but that wasn't the only effect the weather had on the second day of Masters' Week.

April 05, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Augusta never kind to No. 1 Kaymer

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Martin Kaymer got a little jolt of adrenaline when he turned onto Magnolia Lane for the first time this year.

April 05, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Post spawn bass fishing

Last week we talked a little about how to catch bedding bass. You are going to continue to see these fish in the shallows over the next few weeks because they don't all bed at the same time but you are also going to have fish in the same waters that have done their thing and moved off the beds. These bass will now take on some new and different habits and thus it will require a different set of strategies in order to catch them. Based on the observations you make in the places you fish, you may ...

April 05, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


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Eagles survive, advance in wild one

Heavy rain early in the week forced the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament to wipe out two days of play and turn the event into ...

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Upsets galore: Ark. State and Texas St. move on

In 2016 Coastal Carolina proved it didn't matter what the seed next to your name meant come tournament time.

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Stewart-Haas reaches agreement with former Patrick sponsor

Stewart-Haas Racing and snack company Nature's Bakery have agreed to settle a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit the team had filed in a dispute with ...

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Spieth avoids Colonial cut scare, has shot to defend title

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jordan Spieth normally doesn't concern himself with the cut line in the middle of a round.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


First day of Sun Belt tournament a washout

To quote the classic baseball movie Bull Durham, "Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. And sometimes it rains."

May 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


The chip on their shoulder

Entering the 2017 season, the Georgia Southern baseball team was surrounded by some optimism, but even more question marks. The Eagles returned a bevy of ...

May 22, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Baseball in the boro

While fans of Georgia Southern baseball will have to wait until Wednesday to see their team play, baseball purists will get their first taste of ...

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Rain can't wash away solid rounds from county schools

Rain scoured the state of Georgia on Monday, but in spite of the muggy weather all the high school golf teams eventually wrapped up the ...

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile.

May 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Death threats may prompt NBA's Kanter to become US citizen

Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an ...

May 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta drops heartbreaker

Following a pair of 1-1 draws at home to begin its season, South Georgia Tormenta FC led twice and erased a deficit once, only to ...

May 20, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles take regular season finale over Panthers

DECATUR - Georgia Southern Baseball closed out the 2017 regular season on Saturday with a 13-3 rout of Georgia State. The Eagles did not trail on ...

May 20, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Draw's the word

South Georgia Tormenta FC has played three very different games, only to end up with three identical results.

May 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Claxton wins spring game behind Taylor under center

It wasn't pretty, it wasn't clean and it certainly wasn't the conventional spring game played between Claxton and Long County - but at ...

May 18, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge

In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Spurs went shopping like they never have before.

May 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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