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Nervous Appleby tries to remain calm

AUGUSTA - There's a lot to battle at the 2007 Masters Tournament - cold temperatures, relentless winds, lightning-fast greens.

April 22, 2007 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Players struggle to make par

AUGUSTA – Who knew par would look so good at Augusta.

April 22, 2007 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Local Roundup: Eagles lose another

Georgia Southern, who had two potential solo home runs robbed by Elon earlier in the game, fell short in its ninth inning rally losing 5-4 Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles (17-17,1-6) lost their fourth straight at home.

April 21, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Weather a factor in Augusta

AUGUSTA – Firm and fast.

April 21, 2007 | Alex Pellegrino | Sports


Masters Notebook

AUGUSTA – If anything, England's Justin Rose is older and wiser than he was in 2004, a year he'd probably like to forget.

April 21, 2007 | Alex Pellegrino | Sports


Tiger 1 over after nine holes at 2007 Masters

AUGUSTA - Swirling, blustery winds kept scores high in the first round Thursday and threatened to blow Ernie Els and defending champion Phil Mickelson out of the Masters early.

April 21, 2007 | By EDDIE PELLS Associated Press Writer | Sports


Wetterich plays conservative to share lead

AUGUSTA - The Brett Wetterich sitting atop the leaderboard after the second round of the Masters Tournament Friday wasn't the same Brett Wetterich golf patrons are accustomed to.

April 21, 2007 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Augusta's Taylor lurking

AUGUSTA - So far, a hometown boy is living up to the hype.

April 21, 2007 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Local Roundup: SHS splits with Valdosta, Lee Co.

The Statesboro baseball team fell 4-3 at Lee County on Wednesday.

April 19, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Mickelson sticks with two clubs

AUGUSTA - Defending Masters champion Phil Mickelson is sticking to his guns. Make that, two guns.

April 19, 2007 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


McCabb ties it, Thorman wins it

PHILADELPHIA - Two games. Two comeback victories for the Atlanta Braves.

April 19, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


AOTW: Rocker shooting his way to top

Mark Rocker is striving to play golf at the next level. If he continues to play the way he's been playing this season, that dream may become a reality.

April 18, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


NGA breaks BA

After a perfect game on Saturday night, the Bulloch Academy Gators (5-11, 2-3) looked to get something started against Nathaniel Green Academy, but the visitors were too much for BA as they dropped an error-filled Tuesday afternoon game 12-3 to the Patriots.

April 18, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Sports


Tiger admits struggling in 2006

AUGUSTA - Tiger Woods has finally admitted it.

April 18, 2007 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Gators again!

ATLANTA - A long, tough season ended with a Gator chomp again.

April 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


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MLS franchise coming to Atlanta

ATLANTA - Major League Soccer announced its newest team Wednesday, unveiling an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium.

April 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Speith hungry for more at Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Get ready, Augusta National. Jordan Spieth can't wait for another chance at that green jacket.

April 16, 2014 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa - For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution's efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.

April 15, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press | Sports


Ferguson: Musings from the Masters

AUGUSTA - The moment doesn't get much bigger than this - a 20-foot putt on the 18th green Sunday at Augusta National for the win.

April 15, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


One year since bombings

BOSTON - Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston's resilience in the face of a terror attack.

April 15, 2014 | By DENISE LEVOIE Associated Press | Sports


MLB marks 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut

NEW YORK - Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

April 15, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Can Bubba Watson's reach extend out of Athens?

He plays a sexy game of golf, owns two green jackets and - in what constitutes a show of major respect in these parts - Bubba Watson made rabid Georgia Bulldog fans take a break from spring football to watch some golf this weekend.

April 14, 2014 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Hawks add Turner exec Koonin to bolster profile

ATLANTA - Steve Koonin has cheered on the Atlanta Hawks surrounded by thousands of empty seats. He's cheered them on when the place was rockin'.

April 14, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as a flimsy web of lies and accused the Olympian of staging emotional outbursts to mask difficulty in answering a barrage of probing questions.

April 14, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports


'Small town' Bubba in rarified air

"When I got to the 10 tee box, I still believed I could win the tournament, no doubt about it. I still thought that Bubba..."

April 13, 2014 | By VINCE JOHNSON | Sports


Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

AUGUSTA - Bubba Watson's second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.

April 13, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Spieth aims for youthful history

On July 27, 1993, Jordan Spieth was born.

April 13, 2014 | By VINCE JOHNSON | Sports


Watson the life of the party

A patron asks, "Is that Bubba?"

April 11, 2014 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Bubba Watson goes on birdie spree at the Masters

AUGUSTA - Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket.

April 11, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Haas heads up first round

AUGUSTA - No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable.

April 10, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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