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Local players try out for the Royals

Some of the most talented young baseball players in the Statesboro area got their chance to make a good impression on some very important sets of eyes as the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball held an open tryout Monday morning at Mill Creek Regional Park.

June 20, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Expectations grow for Rory McIlroy

BETHESDA, Md. - The manner in which Rory McIlroy won the U.S. Open made comparisons with Tiger Woods inevitable.

June 20, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Venus Williams, Nadal win openers

WIMBLEDON, England - Back on one of tennis' top stages, Venus Williams cut a familiar figure Monday at Wimbledon, from her latest original, somewhat-see-through outfit to her trademark booming serves and aggressive groundstrokes.

June 20, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


UGA teammates honored at game

ATLANTA - Three months after a devastating on-field collision between University of Georgia outfielders Zach Cone and Johnathan Taylor left Taylor partially paralyzed, the two were side by side again on Saturday as draft picks of the Texas Rangers.

June 18, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vanderbilt earns first ever CWS win

OMAHA, Neb. - Vanderbilt was no nervous newcomer to the College World Series.

June 18, 2011 | By ERIC OLSEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


One for the books

BETHESDA, Md. - In one of those can't-miss moments in sports, thousands of fans covered every inch of space on the hill behind the 10th green at Congressional. They spilled onto the clubhouse veranda, pressed their faces against the windows and lined up against the balcony railing to watch Rory McIlroy deliver a performance never before seen in the U.S. Open.

June 17, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McIlroy fires 65 to take lead at Open

BETHESDA, Md. - If he keeps playing like this, Rory McIlroy's next chance to close out a major should come very soon.

June 16, 2011 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Players getting by

NEW ORLEANS - With the NFL lockout putting the squeeze on both his wallet and pursuit of a pro football career, former Connecticut quarterback Tyler Lorenzen has created some of the latest culinary innovations in the Big Easy, just so he can eat at home and save a little coin.

June 16, 2011 | By BRETT MARTELL | Sports


Dallas celebrates first NBA title

DALLAS - The face of the Dallas Mavericks laughed, sang and even seemed to tear up.

June 16, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Waltrip, Yarborough head HOF class

By MIKE CRANSTON

June 15, 2011 | By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Scandal could affect recruiting

CLEVELAND - Sharks, including a big blue one up north, are circling the troubled waters around Ohio State's maimed and maligned football program.

June 15, 2011 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Negotiators meet for second consecutive day

NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners are meeting with NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith and a group of players for a second straight day in Maryland.

June 15, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Americans hope to shine at Open

BETHESDA, Md. - What began as an anomaly has turned into a troubling trend for American golf.

June 14, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Blue collar Mavs

DALLAS - Celebrating in their champagne-soaked championship T-shirts, it was easy to look around the Dallas Mavericks' locker room and laugh off the reputations each of them once carried.

June 13, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Opinions -- LeBron brought this on himself

LeBron James brought this on himself.

June 13, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP Sports Columnist | Sports


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Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined ...

November 17, 2017 | By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press | Sports


IOC to decide Dec. 5 if Russia goes to 2018 Winter Olympics

GENEVA - The International Olympic Committee will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

November 17, 2017 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals coasted to his third Cy Young Award, winning Wednesday for the second straight year in the National League.

November 15, 2017 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


SEC teams rely on young QB's with varying results

The Southeastern Conference is filled with young quarterbacks this season, with many teams putting their offenses in the hands of freshmen or sophomores.

November 15, 2017 | KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated Press | Sports


Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of suspension

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.

November 15, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Allen leads No. 1 Duke over No. 2 Michigan State

CHICAGO - Forget about Marvin Bagley III and the rest of Duke's talented freshmen for a moment.

November 14, 2017 | By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Overreaction: Cowboys can't make playoffs without Zeke

No Zeke means no playoffs for the Dallas Cowboys.

November 14, 2017 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: Vegas rolls dice and comes up a winner

LAS VEGAS (AP) - This was a sight no self-respecting bookie in this gambling town would have ever laid odds on seeing.

November 13, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Southern bashes Bakersfield

Georgia Southern received some attention from the college basketball world when it upset Wake Forest on the road to begin its season last week.

November 13, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman: I was abused by doctor

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.

November 11, 2017 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rivalry continues: No. 3 Notre Dame visits No. 7 Miami

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly now knows the correct wording: The most popular piece of jewelry in Miami right now is called the Turnover Chain ...

November 11, 2017 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles upset Demon Deacons

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Ike Smith scored his 1,000th career point on Georgia Southern's first basket of the game, but his final five of ...

November 10, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Another chapter in great rivalry

In a season that has gone haywire in nearly every conceivable way, perhaps the Georgia Southern Eagles can find some normalcy in the one thing ...

November 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


App State looks to deal another blow to Georgia Southern

By MIKE BROWN

November 07, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Auburn will have a role in deciding playoff

AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers can really crash the playoff party.

November 07, 2017 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


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