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Four finalists left in Heisman race

Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and Oregon running back LaMichael James, two of the nation's most dynamic players, will meet in the national championship game next month.

December 06, 2010 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer | Sports


Newton, Tigers run away from Carolina to win SEC

ATLANTA - Cam Newton left nothing to chance. He ran and passed the Auburn Tigers to a shot at the national championship they were denied six years ago, and he might as well start working on that Heisman pose, too.

December 04, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods extends lead at Sherwood

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Tiger Woods is starting to look like his old self at the Chevron World Challenge.

December 04, 2010 | ByDOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Friends square off with title at stake

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Auburn's Michael Dyer and South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore hoped to share Southeastern Conference success and the same backfield.

December 02, 2010 | By PETE IACCOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA rules Auburn's Newton elibible to play

AUBURN, Ala. - Heisman Trophy favorite Cam Newton can focus on playing for the SEC championship instead of worrying about pay-for-play.

December 02, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rules of the game getting a new look

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The Rules of Golf are under review, and Ian Poulter has a suggestion.

November 30, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Woods gets year's last chance at win

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The goal for Tiger Woods has always been to be better than he was the year before. Despite losing his marriage and every tournament he played, he still gave himself a passing grade.

November 30, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: Hundreds flock to Turkey Trot 5K

Two hundred and forty two runners from throughout Georgia and surrounding states participated in the Third Annual Turkey Trot 5k Run held in downtown Statesboro Nov. 20.

November 30, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Sports


US awaits 2022 World Cup with big hopes

NEW YORK - As Americans celebrated the Fourth of July in 1988, a present arrived from Zurich: The World Cup was headed to the United States for the first time.

November 30, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Quail season is here, but birds are in trouble

Articles and columns by Alvin Richardson about hunting, fishing and other outdoor sports will appear Wednesdays in the Statesboro Herald. Richardson has spent the past 33 years in education as a teacher, coach and administrator. He has been the head football coach and athletic director at Morgan County High school, an assistant principal at the same school. His writing career began in Madison with the Morgan County Citizen and expanded to the Athens Banner-Herald, where he presently writes the outdoor page. Richardson also writes for Georgia Outdoor magazine and is the author of "It's a Dawg's Life" which ...

November 30, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Big East gets a bit bigger, TCU joins

FORT WORTH, Texas - TCU is getting out of future debates about whether the Horned Frogs deserve to be in a BCS game. They are joining a league with automatic access.

November 29, 2010 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA prohibits GSU highlights

Video highlights of the Georgia Southern-South Carolina State game were removed from statesboroherald.com Monday morning after an email from a representative with the NCAA stated press credentials for the Eagles matchup on Saturday with William & Mary could be denied if the highlights were not taken down.

November 29, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


Statesboro at home for Class AAAA semifinals

Statesboro High's bid for a third state championship since 2001, and sixth overall, is alive and the Blue Devils will be at Womack Field Friday night looking to earn a trip to the GHSA Class AAAA finals for the first time since 2005.

November 27, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


Newton, Auburn storm back at 'Bama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Cam Newton ran around Bryant-Denny Stadium with a hand over his mouth, having hushed up those who might have thought his shot at the national title was done, along with the Heisman Trophy.

November 26, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP College Football Writer | Sports


Saints up next for Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas - Jason Garrett is constantly encouraging the Dallas Cowboys to stack good days together and offering the tools to help.

November 24, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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Eagles come up short in Sun Belt title game

Georgia Southern had another ninth inning comeback for the ages, but the magic didn't last quite long enough.

May 29, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles in the chip

A night after one of the most thrilling comeback wins in Georgia Southern Baseball history, the Eagles had to erase a deficit once again.

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Timely first inning propels USA to SBC championship

In spite of the rain and the shortening of their baseball tournament, the Sun Belt certainly has delivered on their famous moniker for being "fun".

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

CONCORD, N.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first childhood memories of Cup Series racing come from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising ...

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles survive, advance in wild one

Heavy rain early in the week forced the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament to wipe out two days of play and turn the event into ...

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Upsets galore: Ark. State and Texas St. move on

In 2016 Coastal Carolina proved it didn't matter what the seed next to your name meant come tournament time.

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Stewart-Haas reaches agreement with former Patrick sponsor

Stewart-Haas Racing and snack company Nature's Bakery have agreed to settle a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit the team had filed in a dispute with ...

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Spieth avoids Colonial cut scare, has shot to defend title

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jordan Spieth normally doesn't concern himself with the cut line in the middle of a round.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


First day of Sun Belt tournament a washout

To quote the classic baseball movie Bull Durham, "Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. And sometimes it rains."

May 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


The chip on their shoulder

Entering the 2017 season, the Georgia Southern baseball team was surrounded by some optimism, but even more question marks. The Eagles returned a bevy of ...

May 22, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Baseball in the boro

While fans of Georgia Southern baseball will have to wait until Wednesday to see their team play, baseball purists will get their first taste of ...

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Rain can't wash away solid rounds from county schools

Rain scoured the state of Georgia on Monday, but in spite of the muggy weather all the high school golf teams eventually wrapped up the ...

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile.

May 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Death threats may prompt NBA's Kanter to become US citizen

Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an ...

May 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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