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NFL, union agree to 24-hour deadline extension

WASHINGTON - America's favorite sport is still in business - for another day.

March 03, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Giants' Mara the first owner seen at NFL mediation

WASHINGTON - The New York Giants' John Mara joined the NFL group negotiating with the players' union Tuesday, the first team owner to participate since a federal mediator began overseeing the talks.

March 01, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


What are the best ways to go fishing for crappie?

Finally, warm temperatures have arrived. Winter may not be completely over with yet but the last couple of weeks have perked up the fish and the fishermen.

March 01, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Teaford the talk of the Royals; has shot at bullpen, too

SURPRISE, Ariz. - Everett Teaford has already made a name for himself during spring training with the Kansas City Royals.

February 28, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


OSU back on top

COLUMBUS, Ohio - After getting through its toughest stretch of the season, Ohio State is back at No. 1.

February 28, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Banneker knocks off SHS

For Statesboro, the party was over before the fun ever started.

February 26, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Bubba on a roll as the kids go home

MARANA, Ariz. - J.B. Holmes and Bubba Watson are in the quarterfinals of the Match Play Championship, and it's not hard to figure out how they got there.

February 25, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Fowler bounces Phil Mickelson out in match play

MARANA, Ariz. - In a Match Play Championship with a youthful complexion, Rickie Fowler was dressed in matching pink shoes and shirt when he walked onto the driving range and past his opponent, Phil Mickelson, who looked him up and down and smiled.

February 24, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


League urges safety laws

WASHINGTON - The NFL wants all 50 states and the District of Columbia to pass legislation that could help cut down on concussions suffered by young football players.

February 23, 2011 | By FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Tips for bagging toms

Georgia's turkey hunting season opens March 26 and runs through May 15 this year. With that date only about a month away it's time to talk about some things that could help you bag one of these wily critters of our woodlands.

February 23, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


NFL labor talks roll on as deadline nears

WASHINGTON - After negotiating through the long holiday weekend, NFL and the players' union kept going Tuesday, undeterred by a blanket of snow and ice that slowed down the usual bustle of the nation's capital.

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


UConn’s Calhoun suspended

UConn coach Jim Calhoun was suspended by the NCAA for three games next season for recruiting violations committed under his watch, though the program dodged a major sanction when it was spared a postseason ban.

February 22, 2011 | By DAN GELSTON AP Basketball Writer | Sports


’Melo-drama in Denver

GREENBURGH, N.Y. - Amare Stoudemire says the Knicks will be "hard to guard" with Carmelo Anthony joining him in New York.

February 22, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Focus back on Tiger’s game

Tiger Woods is the talk of the Match Play Championship again.

February 22, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


My Take 2-22: Area teams right at home in playoffs

Bulloch County is going to be a busy place when the Georgia High School Association state basketball playoffs begin this week.

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


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5 ready to enter MLB Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Tim Raines played in the major leagues for more than two decades, and yet one at-bat still sticks in his mind.

July 28, 2017 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves ship struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to minors

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

NEW YORK - A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the ...

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Strengths and weaknesses for all Sun Belt teams

This is the second installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

July 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Striking out Alzheimer's

At promptly 6:30 AM Wednesday morning, Chandler Dennard was out at the Georgia Southern softball complex nervously pacing around the grounds.

July 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Martinez hits 2, Marte homers in Diamondbacks' 10-3 rout

PHOENIX - Ketel Marte is still trying to find his hitting stroke since being called up from the minors in late June. He isn't a ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Divers search lake for NFL star's $100,000-plus earring

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - An NFL star's diamond earring valued at more than $100,000 is now presumed lost on the murky bottom of a Georgia ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Young Eagles look to GATA

Georgia Southern will field a young football team this season, but youth often brings about excitement and Tuesday morning looked like Christmas in July.

July 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Standout Screven County WR Tyquan Johnson commits to South Carolina

The hype on Screven County wide receiver Tyquan Johnson came to an unexpected conclusion Saturday evening when South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp tweeted #SpursUp!

July 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead US

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bruce Arena bites his fingernails religiously, a habit he has had since age 10.

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes ...

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Benson: 'Future is now'

The Sun Belt Conference started sponsoring football in 2001. Since then the league has taken plenty of lumps in the hyper-competitive world of college football ...

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Summers, Eagles trying to turn it around in 2017

When it comes to Sun Belt media day, those interested in Georgia Southern never have to dig too far to find a big story.

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Spieth back on top

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in among the rest of ...

July 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Spieth takes lead into final round

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth is one round away from the third leg of the career Grand Slam, and one year removed from a reminder that ...

July 22, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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