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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


Comparing your bows

A recent question among hunters who favor bow and arrow as their weapon of choice in the field is the debate concerning the differences between compound bows and crossbows. Although both are legal in Georgia each has its supporters and detractors. In truth both can serve hunters admirably depending on your particular situation and how you like to hunt.

September 13, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Pats win Monday opener

MIAMI - Tom Brady threw his first interception since October, so he wasn't perfect in the New England Patriots' opener.

September 12, 2011 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Djokovic wins 1st Open title

NEW YORK - Novak Djokovic produced a nearly perfect performance to match his nearly perfect season.

September 12, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


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Bubba Watson takes lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie ...

February 17, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Southern, not State

With Georgia Southern mired in a three-game slide and trying to hang on to a top-four spot in the Sun Belt Conference standings - which will ...

February 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Outdoor Living: Turkey season straight ahead

Georgia's turkey hunting season is only about six weeks out. It opens on March 24th and runs through May 15th. The bag limit is ...

February 14, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Spring Training begins across MLB

Justin Verlander is looking forward to a full season with the Houston Astros, while the New York Mets are hoping for a healthier year for ...

February 14, 2018 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Adrian Peterson joins Georgia Southern football staff

College Football Hall of Famer Adrian Peterson and Georgia Southern alum has been named the director of student-athlete development for the Georgia Southern football program ...

February 13, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Olympics getting a bit too 'wintery'

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - The Winter Olympics are supposed to be cold, of course. Just maybe not THIS cold.

February 12, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writers | Sports


Ragin' Cajuns roll to win over Eagles

Four UL Lafeyette players cracked double-digit scoring, and the Ragin' Cajuns shot 51 percent from the field. That sent the Georgia Southern men's basketball ...

February 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


UL Lafayette ladies top Georgia Southern

The Louisiana women's basketball team closed out the first half hitting 5-of-6 three-pointers to open up a double-digit halftime lead, then held on for ...

February 10, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Michigan State plans to fire official over Nassar scandal

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University said Friday it plans to fire a high-ranking administrator who told police he never followed up after ordering sports doctor ...

February 09, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press | Sports


Spring training opens with turmoil, many moves to make

The Boston Red Sox plan to print 5,000 copies of their media guide during the last week of February. Their opening-day roster could include ...

February 09, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Storey defends title at individual tournament

Heading into the second playing of Georgia Southern's individual men's golf tournament, GS coach Carter Collins said that he thought his team had ...

February 05, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Power agent Scott Boras slams MLB

NEW YORK - Agent Scott Boras says the number of major league teams rebuilding with younger, lower-cost rosters has become a cancer to the sport, attributing ...

February 05, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Foles outduels Brady, Patriots to win Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as ...

February 05, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


BUBBLE WATCH: Big wins put NC State within reach of NCAA bid

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina State wasn't supposed to even be in this position, entering February with several marquee wins and in the discussion ...

February 02, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Rozier powers Celtics past Hawks, 119-110

BOSTON - Terry Rozier's second act as an NBA starter was just as impressive as his first.

February 02, 2018 | By GETHIN COOLBAUGH Associated Press | Sports


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