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COlumn: Some can't handle the hype in the NFL

When Eagles players, the Jets coach and the Cowboys owner ramped up the expectations for their teams, it seemed reasonable. All had the talent to challenge for a championship.

October 03, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Columnist | Sports


Phillies set the tone against Cards

PHILADELPHIA - Ryan Howard took a mighty cut, dropped his bat and admired the shot.

October 01, 2011 | Associated Press | Sports


Braves complete epic collapse

ATLANTA - Nearly an hour after one more loss in a historic collapse, Freddie Freeman walked through the Braves clubhouse still wearing his No. 5 uniform, as if he couldn't believe he'd be taking it off for the final time this year.

September 29, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: FedEx Cup is the best way to end

This might have been the most compelling golf playoff that hardly anyone saw.

September 27, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Columnist | Sports


Outdoor Life: Getting an early start for whitetail hunting

The months of September and October are considered by many deer hunters to be the pre-game warm-up for the "real season" when the rut begins. At that point the mature bucks drop their guard and go into search mode for does in heat. If the truth be known many a trophy has been taken in the early period before the rut ever starts and it can be persuasively argued that during these two months quality deer can be taken because they are less wary (especially during the first two or three weeks) and because their patterns are more predictable. Let ...

September 27, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Scott takes the lead at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - Adam Scott is playing well enough to win the Tour Championship. With a little help, he could win a lot more.

September 23, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bradley takes charge

ATLANTA - Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner atop the leaderboard in Atlanta should sound familiar.

September 22, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


30 players eye $10 million

ATLANTA - Just being among the 30 players at the Tour Championship should be enough for Geoff Ogilvy.

September 21, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Big 12, Big East conferences start picking up the pieces

Turned away by the Pac-12, the Big 12's most powerful members are trying to find ways to live together again after weeks of hurtling toward a break up.

September 21, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE and JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writers | Sports


Things are getting messy

Oklahoma cleared the way Monday for its possible departure from the Big 12, with university president David Boren demanding the league move toward an equal revenue-sharing model and create stability or else lose the Sooners to the Pac-12.

September 20, 2011 | By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writers | Sports


Outdoor Life: Fishing and celebrating miracles

Author's note: In 1982 my middle brother, Alan donated a kidney to our younger brother Terry. This is a story I wrote about familial love and a gift of life – with a little fishing thrown in for good measure.

September 20, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Oklahoma and Texas clear path to leave Big 12

Oklahoma cleared the way Monday for its possible departure from the Big 12, with university president David Boren demanding the league move toward an equal revenue-sharing model and create stability or else lose the Sooners to the Pac-12.

September 19, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE AP College Football Writer | Sports


Two teams want into ACC

The Atlantic Coast Conference has received application letters from Pittsburgh and Syracuse to join the league, a move that would leave the Big East scrambling to replace two of its longest tenured members.

September 17, 2011 | By AARON BEND AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wilson, Rose tied for lead at BMW

LEMONT, Ill. - Coming off his best round of the year, Justin Rose figured it couldn't get much better in the BMW Championship. He was good enough Friday for a 3-under 68 and a share of lead with Mark Wilson.

September 16, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Rose rises to the top in Chicago

LEMONT, Ill. - Feeling as though he had nothing to lose, Justin Rose put himself in position for a big gain with his best round of the year Thursday in the BMW championship.

September 15, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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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


Tiger tops leaderboard (briefly) at Hero World Challenge

NASSAU, Bahamas - One of the biggest cheers at the Hero World Challenge came from seeing the name Tiger Woods moved to the top of the ...

December 01, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles close out season on road against Coastal

Give Coastal Carolina interim coach Jamey Chadwell credit for one thing: he is a man of his word.

December 01, 2017 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Championship Saturday around 'P5'

ATLANTA - When Gus Malzahn guided Auburn to the national championship game in his first season as head coach, it was all such a whirlwind.

December 01, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern names head football coach - Lunsford earns his shot

On Oct. 22, former Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers was relieved of his duties and a national search for a new coach began.

November 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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