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Millsap's 23 points help Hawks hold off Kings 103-97

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 23 points, including a running one-hander with 15.7 seconds remaining as the Atlanta Hawks held off the Sacramento Kings 103-97 Wednesday night.

November 18, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


FIFA rejects Blatter, Platini appeals against 90-day bans

GENEVA - Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini lost their appeals Wednesday against interim 90-day bans for financial wrongdoing in the growing corruption scandal that has shaken world soccer.

November 18, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Fish local ponds for fall crappie

Looking for some fall fishing fun? Check out the local ponds and you might run into some fast action and bring home a stringer full of the tastiest fish Georgia has to offer. Once you've cooked up some fried crappie filets you will be convinced that it's a pursuit that needs to be on your outdoor calendar every year. Here are a few hints that can help you have a successful day on the water.

November 17, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


U.S. plays Trinidad and Tobago to draw

Gyasi Zardes and Jermaine Jones were both thwarted by the crossbar and the United States played to 0-0 draw with Trinidad and Tobago in a World Cup qualifying match Tuesday in Port-of-Spain.

November 17, 2015 | The Associated Press | Sports


Blatter remains in hospital after stress-related 'breakdown'

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Sepp Blatter remains in a Swiss hospital after what his spokesman called a "small breakdown" related to stress.

November 11, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Concussion' movie delivers hard hit to NFL

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Concussion" delivers a hard hit to the NFL as it deals with data linking repeated blows to the heads of its players to dementia and a host of other problems.

November 11, 2015 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Clemson stays atop college football playoff rankings

Notre Dame moved into the top four in the second College Football Playoff selection committee rankings of the season Tuesday night.

November 10, 2015 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Missouri players didn't recognize how much power they had

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri receiver J'Mon Moore decided to visit the protesters who had built a tent city on Carnahan Quad, demanding that the university pay attention to their complaints about racism.

November 10, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Eagles enjoying rest before Troy matchup

As the regular season heads into its stretch run, the Georgia Southern Eagles are ready to take on their final four games with a bit more health and with plenty of rest.

November 09, 2015 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Korver helps Hawks win 6th straight, 121-115 over Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS - Kyle Korver scored 22 points, hitting all eight of his shots, including four from 3-point range, and the Atlanta Hawks won their sixth straight, 121-115 over the winless New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.

November 06, 2015 | By BRETT MARTELA P Sports Writer | Sports


Atlanta, Santa Clara, New Orleans to host college title game

Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, were selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games from a group of nine cities and regions.

November 05, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Racist attacks mar Champions League

KIEV, Ukraine - Instead of being one of the biggest sports events of the year in troubled Ukraine, Dynamo Kiev's game against Chelsea in the Champions League turned into a public display of the country's struggle to contain violent racists.

November 03, 2015 | By JAMES ELLINGWORTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kansas City throws a party to celebrate Royals' championship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The world champion Kansas City Royals basked in the adulation of thousands of ecstatic fans in a parade and rally Tuesday that nearly shut down downtown for hours.

November 03, 2015 | By BILL DRAPER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Illness ruins a good day of fishing

Not to create a scandal or anything but yes, this is another one of my many stories about life in the great outdoors. However I was not actually intoxicated during this particular fishing expedition even though that is the title. I suppose that this statement needs some explanation because the circumstances were different that one might assume. My head would wind up feeling like a tanked up old boozer on the day in question here, but I had not consumed a single dram of any alcoholic beverage and of course that begs the question - what in the world was going ...

November 03, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Column: Patriots taking out Deflategate wrath on rest of NFL

The New England Patriots are still ticked off.

October 31, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


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Louisville announces postseason ban for men's basketball

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex ...

February 05, 2016 | By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Like Elway, Manning has chance to tie things up with a title

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The last time the world saw John Elway in a Broncos uniform, he was facing the stands, both hands aloft, holding his ...

February 03, 2016 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


'What If' moments that defined Super Bowl legacies

Imagine a world where the name Scott Norwood evokes awe in Buffalo, not "aww, dude."

February 03, 2016 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stabler to be linked to CTE

SAN FRANCISCO - For a guy who loved a good party, it's hard to imagine Ken Stabler ever thought he'd be crashing one this ...

February 03, 2016 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Recruiting stunts help coaches stand out in social media age

In the wacky world of recruiting, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh sleeping over at a prospect's house somehow makes perfect sense.

February 02, 2016 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


GSU men's team salvages road trip with win over Arkansas State

JONESBORO, Ark. - Tookie Brown hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with just over a minute to play, and Mike Hughes iced the contest with a pair of ...

January 30, 2016 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Stars shine bright

In his first year as director of the Coastal Middle School Region, Marty Holder said he wanted to find a way to celebrate the region ...

January 30, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Local archer to compete overseas

The regulation phase of the competition was over. Cassy Pelton, the 21-year old Georgia Southern junior, stood tied for third at the World Indoor Archery ...

January 30, 2016 | By LUKE MARTIN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Archie, Eli Manning proud of Peyton's evolution this season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Archie Manning speaks deliberately and carefully when addressing whether his 39-year-old son, Peyton, might be playing his final NFL game when he ...

January 30, 2016 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kerber beats Williams for her 1st Grand Slam title

MELBOURNE, Australia - After all the advice that Steffi Graf gave her, AngeliqueKerber was able to return a favor to the retired champion on Saturday.

January 30, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


IOC sends medical advice to Olympic committees on Zika virus

LONDON - The IOC advised national Olympic committees on Friday to follow the World Health Organization's guidance on dealing with the Zika virus ahead of ...

January 29, 2016 | By STEPHEN WILSON Associated Press | Sports


Murray beats Raonic in 5 to reach 5th Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia - Andy Murray arrived at the Australian Open fully prepared to become a father before becoming champion.

January 29, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Chairman says Chargers to stay in San Diego in 2016

SAN DIEGO - Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos said Friday that the team will play in San Diego in 2016, and he'll work with politicians and ...

January 29, 2016 | By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Peyton Manning to Belichick: 'This might be my last rodeo.'

DENVER - Peyton Manning isn't saying that Super Bowl 50 is his grand finale.

January 26, 2016 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Panthers not content being in Super Bowl, want to win it all

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Carolina coach Ron Rivera remembers turning to Dave Gettleman following a training camp practice this summer, and asking the Panthers general ...

January 26, 2016 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports


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