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Lions pumped for Packers

DETROIT - The last time Aaron Rodgers and the Packers came to Detroit, they looked like anything but Super Bowl contenders.

November 23, 2011 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take 11/24 - The BCS is still a big ol' mess

The Bowl Championship Series initiated its national championship game in the 1998-99 season. The concept was hailed as a great step forward from the seemingly archaic bowl system and promised a combination of rankings and evaluations that would produce the two best teams in a national championship game each January.

November 23, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


4-game win streak for Cowboys-Dolphins winner

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Cowboys and Dolphins playing on Thanksgiving will forever conjure memories of the 1993 game. Dallas defensive lineman Leon Lett adding to his blunderful reputation by sliding across ice and snow to bring alive a dead ball, setting up Miami for the winning kick as time ran out.

November 23, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Just plain old thankful as holiday approaches

(Author's note: One of my heroes is the great Furman Bisher. Today, in honor of this legendary sports writer, and in his grand tradition, I offer up the following attributes of sporting life and life in general for which I am eternally grateful).

November 22, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Okla. St. women's coaches die in Ark. plane crash

STILLWATER, Okla. - Kurt Budke turned Oklahoma State's women's basketball team into a winner and hoped he'd found the place where he'd coach until he retired. Miranda Serna had passed up opportunities to leave his side, staying loyal to the man whom she had helped to win a junior college national championship and then rebuild a big-time college program.

November 18, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE Associated Press | Sports


Small game and waterfowl seasons upcoming

It's a good time of year if you enjoy hunting in the woods and swamps of Georgia because there are so many options. Deer season is in full swing and several other seasons for small game and waterfowl have just opened or are opening soon. With all these activities going on we will take a minute to go over them and give you some resources for information. Additionally we will take a peek at how whitetail deer season is progressing.

November 15, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net. | Sports


Duke's Krzyzewski breaks wins record

NEW YORK - Mike Krzyzewski passed Bob Knight, then spent some special time with his former coach.

November 15, 2011 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Antitrust lawsuits filed

NEW YORK - Locked-out NBA players including Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant filed class-action antitrust lawsuits against the league on Tuesday in at least two states, saying David Stern's ultimatums left them no other choice.

November 15, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Players will disband union

NEW YORK - NBA players rejected the league's latest offer Monday and began disbanding the union, likely jeopardizing the season.

November 14, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Eagles fall to Valparaiso

The Georgia Southern men's basketball team's 90-81 season-opening loss to Valparaiso on Friday night at Hanner Fieldhouse was the Eagles' first home-opening defeat since Nov. 29, 1980 - when GSU head coach Charlton Young was 9 years old.

November 11, 2011 | By NOELL BARNIDGE nbarnidge@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GSU looking for out-right SoCon title

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - As rivalries go the one between Georgia Southern and Wofford is relatively new.

November 11, 2011 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Tiger Woods in the lead at Australian Open

SYDNEY - The latest comparison between Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus was not about winning majors.

November 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


AP news alert: Penn State trustees fire football coach Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State trustees oust football coach Joe Paterno, president Graham Spanier.

November 09, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Paterno to retire at end of season

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno, the Penn State football coach who preached success with honor for half a century but whose legend was shattered by a child sex abuse scandal, said Wednesday he will retire at the end of this season.

November 09, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: A tale of briar patches and quail hunting

(Author's note: In my youth November always meant quail season was close at hand. This is a story about some of those memories.)

November 08, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


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Download Assets Copy Story Share With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

The question sex-abuse victim Craig Maurizi would like to ask U.S. Olympic leaders is simple and searing: "How can you sleep at night?"

April 18, 2018 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Sergio feeling right at home at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Sergio Garcia had a long history with Texas even before he became a part-time resident.

April 18, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


American woman wins Boston Marathon for first time since 1985

BOSTON - After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place ...

April 16, 2018 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Morocco World Cup bid masks homosexuality ban

A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer ...

April 16, 2018 | By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


Keith Jackson remembered at Rose Bowl memorial

PASADENA, Calif. - Keith Jackson was remembered as "the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting" and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from the broadcast booth ...

April 16, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Local youngster inside the ropes at RBC Heritage

12 year old Evan Avret of Statesboro has always dreamt of one day playing on the PGA Tour. This week he finally got his chance ...

April 16, 2018 | Josh Aubrey jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SHS Baseball punches ticket to postseason

Despite a season with more downs than ups, the Statesboro Blue Devils had a chance to sew up a spot in the state playoffs with ...

April 11, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SHS boys tennis takes region title

Wednesday brought about the Region 2-AAAAA tennis championships at Mill Creek Regional Park. And on the boys' side, the first place trophy never left town.

April 11, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

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


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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