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Extended lockout could cause sloppy preseason

NEW YORK - As lawyers for NFL players and owners spend the weekend trying to put the lockout to rest, many fans wonder when pro football will return. And when it does, just how ragged will the preseason look?

July 23, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Isner reaches finals in Atlanta

NORCROSS, Ga. - John Isner, in position to win back-to-back tournaments for the first time in his career, is savoring the confidence that has come with his success.

July 23, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Schleck in yellow heading into crucial time trial

ALPE D'HUEZ, France - If Andy Schleck is to finally win the Tour de France, he's going to have to overcome one final obstacle on his own.

July 22, 2011 | By GREG KELLER Associated Press | Sports


NFL on hold; players study deal OK'd by owners

WASHINGTON - Sorry, football fans.

July 22, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Running on all cylinders

In Statesboro High's vaunted wishbone running offense, opponents are used to seeing a new stable of capable backs come through each season.

July 21, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Owners vote for tentative deal

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - NFL owners voted overwhelmingly in favor of a tentative 10-year agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval.

July 21, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods fires Steve Williams

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - After a year that couldn't end soon enough, one rocked by a sex scandal and divorce, a major swing change on the course and the loss of four major sponsors off it, Tiger Woods was asked about the one constant in his career - his caddie, Steve Williams.

July 21, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ivy League limits practice contact

NEWARK, N.J. - In an effort to reduce the number of concussions and subconcussive hits, Ivy League football teams will be allowed to have just two full-contact practices a week, three less than the NCAA allows.

July 20, 2011 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Source: No player NFL vote Wednesday

WASHINGTON - NFL players didn't vote Wednesday on a full proposal to settle the league's labor dispute, citing several outstanding issues, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

July 20, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


Sides close in on deal

Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller and lawyers for retired NFL players joined labor talks with representatives of owners and current players Tuesday as signs mounted that the league's lockout might almost be over.

July 19, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Slive sees new direction for NCAA

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive is well aware of the recent criticism of the NCAA - complaints about prolonged investigations and rulings that leave coaches and administrators scratching their heads.

July 19, 2011 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Many seeking a major success

SANDWICH, England - Dustin Johnson probably doesn't think he'll have to wait 15 years to win a major.

July 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Contador attacks, gains on leader

GAP, France - Defending champion Alberto Contador caught his Tour de France rivals by surprise with a brash climbing attack Tuesday, gaining time on leader Thomas Voeckler during a rainy 16th stage won by Thor Hushovd.

July 19, 2011 | By JAMEY KEATON Associated Press | Sports


Sources: Lockout end looming

The NFL told club executives they could be schooled in the ins and outs of the new labor contract as early as Thursday, and the players' association summoned its leadership for a potential vote - the strongest signs yet the lockout might be nearing an end.

July 18, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


Local Roundup: Michael Curry to host Curry Cup bowling benefit

Michael Curry, Georgia Southern Basketball Hall of Famer and current associate head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, will host a benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

July 18, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


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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 ...

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


Southern, not State

With Georgia Southern mired in a three-game slide and trying to hang on to a top-four spot in the Sun Belt Conference standings - which will ...

February 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Outdoor Living: Turkey season straight ahead

Georgia's turkey hunting season is only about six weeks out. It opens on March 24th and runs through May 15th. The bag limit is ...

February 14, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Spring Training begins across MLB

Justin Verlander is looking forward to a full season with the Houston Astros, while the New York Mets are hoping for a healthier year for ...

February 14, 2018 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Adrian Peterson joins Georgia Southern football staff

College Football Hall of Famer Adrian Peterson and Georgia Southern alum has been named the director of student-athlete development for the Georgia Southern football program ...

February 13, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Olympics getting a bit too 'wintery'

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - The Winter Olympics are supposed to be cold, of course. Just maybe not THIS cold.

February 12, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writers | Sports


Ragin' Cajuns roll to win over Eagles

Four UL Lafeyette players cracked double-digit scoring, and the Ragin' Cajuns shot 51 percent from the field. That sent the Georgia Southern men's basketball ...

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


UL Lafayette ladies top Georgia Southern

The Louisiana women's basketball team closed out the first half hitting 5-of-6 three-pointers to open up a double-digit halftime lead, then held on for ...

February 10, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Michigan State plans to fire official over Nassar scandal

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University said Friday it plans to fire a high-ranking administrator who told police he never followed up after ordering sports doctor ...

February 09, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press | Sports


Spring training opens with turmoil, many moves to make

The Boston Red Sox plan to print 5,000 copies of their media guide during the last week of February. Their opening-day roster could include ...

February 09, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Storey defends title at individual tournament

Heading into the second playing of Georgia Southern's individual men's golf tournament, GS coach Carter Collins said that he thought his team had ...

February 05, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Power agent Scott Boras slams MLB

NEW YORK - Agent Scott Boras says the number of major league teams rebuilding with younger, lower-cost rosters has become a cancer to the sport, attributing ...

February 05, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Foles outduels Brady, Patriots to win Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as ...

February 05, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


BUBBLE WATCH: Big wins put NC State within reach of NCAA bid

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina State wasn't supposed to even be in this position, entering February with several marquee wins and in the discussion ...

February 02, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Rozier powers Celtics past Hawks, 119-110

BOSTON - Terry Rozier's second act as an NBA starter was just as impressive as his first.

February 02, 2018 | By GETHIN COOLBAUGH Associated Press | Sports


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