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Panthers gamble on Cam

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers selected Auburn quarterback Cam Newton with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, gambling the Heisman Trophy winner will overcome questions about his character and work ethic to become the team's first franchise quarterback.

April 28, 2011 | By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


The Magic is gone

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson provided his usual offensive spark. His biggest play, though, was getting a hand on a missed shot.

April 28, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks still in control of series

ATLANTA - There's a sign on the wall leading into the Atlanta Hawks' locker room that says: "We Control Our Own Destiny."

April 27, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


The Magic is back

ORLANDO, Fla. - Jason Richardson scored 17 points and J.J. Redick added 14 to help the Orlando Magic stay alive in the playoffs with a 101-76 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

April 26, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Catfish — sometimes a forgotten fishing target

We fishermen often get obsessed with the marquee species. Largemouth bass, striped bass, and hybrids are all worthy opponents and admirable targets for our attentions. There are however, other fish of significance and they can be found all over Georgia. There are three major types of catfish that can be caught throughout the state in trophy proportions, in great numbers, and with relative ease. Channel cats, blue cats and flathead cats are prevalent all over our state and with a little preparation and effort you can put them in your frying pan or hang them on your wall.

April 26, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


NFL in 'lockout limbo'

Lockout has turned into limbo for NFL players and owners, and everyone is stuck there for the time being.

April 26, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Uncle Mo picking up speed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Uncle Mo looks good to go. The Factor is good to go home.

April 26, 2011 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Zaza returns for Game 5 in Atlanta

ATLANTA - When Zaza Pachulia showed up for practice Monday, one guy was really glad to see him.

April 25, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


No free agency making things tough

NEW YORK - Strange. Unique. Weird.

April 25, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Dialed In slight favorite on AP list

A combination of major upsets and minor injuries have turned what appeared to be a strong Kentucky Derby field into a wide-open affair.

April 25, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


OSU facing 'major' charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In a sharply worded rebuke of Ohio State's Jim Tressel, the NCAA on Monday accused the 10-year coach of withholding information and lying to keep Buckeyes players on the field who had accepted improper benefits from the owner of a tattoo parlor.

April 25, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Judge ends lockout, NFL to appeal

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A federal judge on Monday ordered an end to the NFL lockout, giving the players an early victory in their fight with the owners over how to divide the $9 billion business.

April 25, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Donald within reach of world No. 1

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Luke Donald was more concerned about who was behind him at The Heritage than what's ahead should he win Sunday.

April 23, 2011 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Two suspended for Game 4 between Hawks and Magic

ATLANTA - Stan Van Gundy says he's getting tired of all the flopping by Atlanta's big men. The Hawks accuse Orlando star Dwight Howard of being a little too loose with his elbows. And Jason Richardson sums up his feelings about Zaza Pachulia this way: "I don't like him."

April 23, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Crawford's big 3 gives Hawks win over Magic, 88-84

ATLANTA - Jamal Crawford banked in a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left to cap a brilliant second half, leading the Atlanta Hawks to an 88-84 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night and a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.

April 22, 2011 | Associated Press | Sports


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Will another unknown win Heisman?

Preseason longshots the past two years have ended up winning the Heisman Trophy.

August 18, 2017 | By JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Change and routine working together in Eagles camp

Every new football season brings about change of some sort.

August 16, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Davis makes up other half of BA wonder duo

Last week the Herald ran a story about Bulloch Academy trapshooter JT Osborne and his success on the national trapshooting circuit.

August 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Steinbrenner, Torre like Jeter with Marlins

Steinbrenner, Torre like Jeter with Marlins

August 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

August 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast: Dustin Wood

Mike talks to Georgia Southern Volleyball coach Dustin Wood about the upcoming season.

August 16, 2017 | | Sports


Something missing from football season

Across the country, football teams at all levels of the game are in high gear in preparation for the upcoming season.

August 14, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Mark down the dates: NBA unveils full 2017-18 schedule

NEW YORK - DeMarcus Cousins will make an early season trip back to Sacramento, while Gordon Hayward will wait almost all season to see Utah again.

August 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


WWE: Pro wrestler Ric Flair out of surgery and resting

ATLANTA - World Wrestling Entertainment says pro wrestling legend Ric Flair is out of surgery and resting after being hospitalized.

August 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Red Wings denounce use of logo at white nationalist rally

The Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action to stop white nationalists from using their logo as part of a "disturbing" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

August 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Sun Belt has hope for a team to play on New Year's Day

NEW ORLEANS - Appalachian State coach Scott Satterfield understood the implication when Sun Belt Conference Commissioner Karl Benson asserted that the league could have a team ...

August 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Seniors 'baptized' in Eagle Creek

The Georgia Southern football team capped its Friday practice with a dip in Beautiful Eagle Creek , continuing the tradition of "baptizing" seniors of the program.

August 11, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Kisner shoots another 67

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Most meaningful of all the text messages Hideki Matsuyama received last week was the one from Jason Day congratulating the Japanese ...

August 11, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ezekiel Elliott suspended

DALLAS - The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league rushing leader ...

August 11, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kisner, Olesen lead at PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jordan Spieth began his quest for the career Grand Slam by not making a putt longer than 5 feet. What helped was ...

August 10, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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