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Sharma soars into the lead in Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Success has come quickly for Shubhankar Sharma, and the Mexico Championship is no exception.

March 02, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles fall to Elon

Following a midweek loss at the College of Charleston, Georgia Southern turned in an eerily similar performance in the first game of a three-game set against Elon in a 4-2 loss Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium.

March 02, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NFL teams finally get to see QB hopefuls at combine

INDIANAPOLIS - This year's deep class of quarterbacks features as many as a half dozen first-round NFL prospects full of hope, hype and hazard.

March 02, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Six-time medalist Raisman sues U.S. Olympic Committee

Aly Raisman spent months urging the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics to get serious about taking a long hard look into how Larry Nassar's abusive conduct was allowed to run unchecked for so long.

March 02, 2018 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern Basketball Senior Day closes out regular season

It was a tough sell to say the least.

March 02, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Eagles fight of USA for big win

Heading into the final two games of the regular season, Georgia Southern knew that a pair of wins would ensure a third place finish and a bye through the first round of next week's Sun Belt Conference tournament.

March 01, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SBC extends contract with ESPN

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March 01, 2018 | sunbeltsports.org | Sports


Tiger Woods casting a shadow larger than ever

MEXICO CITY - Tiger Woods is bigger than ever in golf, and he already was plenty big when he was winning at a rate never seen.

February 28, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Teams back at combine searching for 2018 success

INDIANAPOLIS - Lured out of the broadcast booth with a $100 million contract that makes him the highest-paid football coach ever, Jon Gruden sauntered up to the podium and flashed that mischievous smile.

February 28, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


U.S. Open abandons 18-hole playoff

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The U.S. Open is changing to a two-hole aggregate playoff, the last of the four majors to do away with an 18-hole playoff.

February 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


The day after: Pyeongchang breathes, bids Olympics farewell

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - From volunteers to support staff to the joint Korea women's hockey team, people from many cultures bid farewell to each other and to the 2018 Winter Olympics on Monday as a swath of the eastern Korean Peninsula readied itself for something novel: relative normalcy.

February 26, 2018 | By TED ANTHONY Associated Press | Sports


UTA rolls past Georgia Southern

ARLINGTON, Texas - Kevin Hervey scored 21 points and hit all five of his 3-pointers in the second half to lead UTA to an 83-63 Sun Belt men's basketball win over Georgia Southern Thursday night in the College Park Center.

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


GS Ladies no match for UT Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas - The UT Arlington women's basketball team avenged an earlier season Sun Belt Conference loss to Georgia Southern, picking up a 70-49 victory on Kids Day at the College Park Center in Arlington, Texas.

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Georgia Southern walk-on tryouts to be named for Edwin Jackson

Georgia Southern head football coach Chad Lunsford announced Thursday that the walk-on tryouts for the program moving forward will be named in honor of Edwin Jackson, who died Feb. 4 in an auto accident in Indianapolis. Jackson went through the tryout process at GS to earn a spot on the team and worked his way up to eventual starter before moving on to start in the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts.

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


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. He moved the ball left and right, whatever Riviera required, and finished with a 6-under 65 for a one-shot lead Saturday in the Genesis Open.

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


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Outdoor Living: Largemouth bass fishing after the spawn

Previously we talked a little about how to catch bedding bass. You are going to continue to see these fish in the shallows over the ...

April 24, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Eagles top Charleston to take season series

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. - Georgia Southern Baseball got three hits from Mason McWhorter including a pair of doubles en route to a 5-4 win over ...

April 24, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Eagle Golf into match play at Sun Belt Championships

SANDESTIN, Fla. - Junior Steven Fisk fired a 65, and the Georgia Southern men's golf team combined to shoot 5-under on their final nine holes ...

April 23, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


NFL set for draft of the (flawed) quarterback

DENVER - We've been hearing it for months: The 2018 NFL draft is all about the quarterback.

April 23, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Cespedes has go-ahead single as Mets top Braves in 12th

ATLANTA - Yoenis Cespedes, who struck out in his previous four at-bats, hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning to lift the ...

April 20, 2018 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Chris Borland quit NFL, now helps those in retirement

Chris Borland knows firsthand all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns ...

April 20, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Zach Johnson shares lead with Moore at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Zach Johnson was going nowhere in the Valero Texas Open when it all changed with one putt.

April 20, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mavs no match for Southern

There are countless ways to win a baseball game, even if the stats don't seem to be in your favor.

April 20, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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


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