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Schwartzel wins the Masters after a wild day

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Charl Schwartzel gave this Masters a finish it deserved.

April 10, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McIlroy masterful in Augusta

AUGUSTA - On a sweltering day at Augusta National, the kid stayed cool. And now, Rory McIlroy has a comfortable lead heading into the final round of a major.

April 09, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


It's Rory's to lose

The trees are ready to roar and the ground is ready to shake, but for that to happen Sunday, Rory McIlroy will have to cooperate. If the kid from Northern Ireland plays the way he has for the first three rounds, Sunday will simply be a coronation.

April 09, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


'Freddie' is a fan-favorite in Augusta

I must admit. I'm sore. After walking up, down, and around the hills of Augusta National for the past five days, my entire body aches. My legs, my back, and the soles of my feet feel like needles have infiltrated my bones.

April 08, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Tiger roars in Round 2

AUGUSTA - The fist kept pumping. The cheers kept growing. The ball kept dropping.

April 08, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Bonds jury begins deliberations

SAN FRANCISCO - The jurors who will decide Barry Bonds' fate filed back into the courtroom with their first question Friday, and it was one that had to make prosecutors happy.

April 08, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Indiana out-paces Hawks

INDIANAPOLIS - Danny Granger scored 28 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-102 on Friday night.

April 08, 2011 | By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer | Sports


McIlroy, Quiros lead the pack

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Rory McIlroy teed off in the morning and put up a score for everyone to chase at the Masters. Then, after grabbing some lunch, he plopped down in front of the television to see if anyone could catch him.

April 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods is the show in Augusta

I walked Augusta National on the Tiger trail Thursday, as did Steve Spurrier, Eric Dickerson, Tiger's mom, Kutilda, and droves of other patrons waiting to see the show.

April 07, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Before deliberating, Bonds' jurors get an earful

SAN FRANCISCO - The eight women and four men sat in the jury box for more than 4½ hours, listening to angry arguments from federal prosecutors and Barry Bonds' attorneys at the end of a 12-day trial that exposed the dark world of baseball's Steroids Era.

April 07, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods just not the same

AUGUSTA - There was a time when Tiger Woods would have responded to the perceived slight in the way he knew best - with his clubs. A 65 on Sunday, perhaps, good enough to slip on another green jacket while Ian Poulter waited at the airport for a flight home.

April 06, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


The best of the best at Augusta

Picking 'the best of' Augusta National is like picking 'the prettiest' at the Miss Universe pageant, or 'the dumbest' on any VH1 reality show. Nonetheless, on the eve of the 75th version of The Masters tournament, I'm going to split hairs and give you my opinions and predictions on the next four days.

April 06, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Bonds rests case with no defense witnesses

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' confident defense team rested its case Wednesday without calling a single witness, just minutes after a federal judge accepted the government's request to dismiss one of the five counts against the home run king.

April 06, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger, Mickelson never more different

Monday night's thunderstorms uprooted one of Magnolia Lane's 61 historic trees at the Augusta National Golf Club, but that wasn't the only effect the weather had on the second day of Masters' Week.

April 05, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Augusta never kind to No. 1 Kaymer

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Martin Kaymer got a little jolt of adrenaline when he turned onto Magnolia Lane for the first time this year.

April 05, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


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Where has my winning culture gone?

Way back when I was playing for youth baseball, soccer and football teams, I never had much luck.

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


When GS football is down, the community goes too

College football has television outnumbered, which can be annoying to us fans who have to hunt for our favorite games.

September 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Southern gets smothered

Given a bye week and -- after dodging Hurricane Irma - about 10 days to prepare for Indiana, the Georgia Southern Eagles fell flat, to say the ...

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

SOMERSET, N.J. - President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day ...

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?

CHICAGO - Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily ...

September 22, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Sports


Struggling Eagles face Indiana

Indiana University historically has been one of the worst football programs in the Big Ten.

September 22, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Thomas tied at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship.

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


Statement win

Following their 8-0 loss to Ware County Tuesday, Statesboro's softball team needed a bounceback win to keep their hopes of claiming the No.1 ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: IndyCar needs to push Newgarden as its new star

SONOMA, Calif. - It has been five years since IndyCar last had an American champion as the face of the series. This time, the series is ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

NEW YORK - Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Deja blew

SPRINGFIELD – For the first two and a half quarters, the Statesboro Blue Devils looked as dominant as a football team could look.

September 16, 2017 | By LUKE MARTIN | Sports


SEB Diamond Day tournament sees Metter dominate

In a day normally reserved for football, softball dominated the Brooklet Recreation fields for a good cause Saturday morning.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


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