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Hawks pick Texas F Damion James at No. 24

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have selected Texas forward Damion James with the 24th overall pick in the NBA draft.

June 24, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


70-68 in 5th! Isner beats Mahut at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - When The Match That Would Not End finally did, at 70-68 in the fifth set, after a record 11 hours, 5 minutes spread over three days, the customary handshake between opponents simply would not suffice.

June 24, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal puts tennis ahead of royalty

WIMBLEDON, England - The King of Clay passed up a chance to meet the Queen of England.

June 24, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rose birdies 5 of last 6 holes at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. - Justin Rose birdied five of his final six holes for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead Thursday in the Travelers Championship.

June 24, 2010 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Japan tops Denmark

RUSTENBERG, South Africa - Take a bow, Japan. Better yet, take two. You've advanced at the World Cup.

June 24, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


10­‑hour match not over yet

WIMBLEDON, England - On and on and on, and on some more, they played - longer than anyone ever had before. And still there was no winner.

June 23, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Federer reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - Well-rehearsed in the role of gracious winner, Roger Federer patiently waited for his opponent to tuck his racket into a bag, and they walked off the court side by side and smiling at the crowd's long, loud roar.

June 23, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


USA heads to Round 2 of World Cup

PRETORIA, South Africa - Over and over, everything seemed to go against them.

June 23, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lawrence Taylor indicted on rape charges

NEW YORK - Pro football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was indicted Wednesday by a suburban New York grand jury on charges of third-degree rape and patronizing a prostitute.

June 23, 2010 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | Sports


Hawks enter draft with eye on free-agent Johnson

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks' NBA draft will be overshadowed by the possibility of losing Joe Johnson to free agency.

June 23, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Phil Jackson leaning toward retirement

EL SEGUNDO, Calif - Phil Jackson thinks he is just about ready to walk away from his unparalleled NBA coaching career. The Los Angeles Lakers are all hoping he will change his mind in the next week.

June 23, 2010 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Make or break time for USA

PRETORIA, South Africa - One more game, one last chance to make their reputation.

June 22, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal back at Wimbledon with a bang

WIMBLEDON, England - Trying to switch directions while chasing a shot beneath the Royal Box at Wimbledon's Centre Court, Rafael Nadal lost his footing and took a nasty-looking spill, flinging his racket in the air while he fell.

June 22, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


South Carolina eliminates No. 1 Arizona State, 11-4

OMAHA, Neb. - Jackie Bradley and Adrian Morales homered during an eight-run second inning that propelled South Carolina to an 11-4 victory over No. 1 national seed Arizona State on Tuesday, knocking the Sun Devils out of the College World Series.

June 22, 2010 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take - What does it take to be a success?

Just win, baby.

June 21, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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Jackets sting Eagles

In previous seasons, Georgia Southern has found some success in sending freshman pitcher straight into the fire to make their first start against Georgia Tech ...

February 21, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Deshaun Watson lands another award as NFL draft looms

FORT WORTH, Texas - Deshaun Watson is trying to approach everything leading to the NFL draft as having fun and enjoying the process while preparing for ...

February 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Play vs. Rest: For many NBA teams, it's still a real battle

MIAMI - There are 27 games remaining on Cleveland's regular-season schedule, and perhaps only one person over that stretch will be able to stop LeBron ...

February 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mavericks outlast Eagles

In a battle of Sun Belt heavyweights, Georgia Southern gave UT Arlington a good fight, but ran out of gas in the late rounds.

February 20, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

BOSTON - Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try ...

February 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


How often have athletes snubbed the White House?

The routine is familiar. The president makes a few bad jokes. The championship-winning team presents the leader of the free world with a personalized jersey ...

February 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GS men's hoops messes with Texas (St.)

The Georgia Southern men's basketball squad started hot and raced out to an early lead over Texas State Saturday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse. The ...

February 19, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS ladies notch big win over Bobcats

The Georgia Southern women's basketball team spent the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Texas State firing - mostly unsuccessfully - from behind the ...

February 19, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Baseball Eagles rally, walk off with first win of 2017

Eagle Baseball was held to three hits in an opening night loss and trailed Middle Tennessee State 6-0 with just two hits to its name ...

February 19, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles fall in extras

After waiting all winter to see the Georgia Southern baseball team back in action, Eagle fans had to wait through 10 innings to get a ...

February 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta to hold tryouts

The second season of South Georgia Tormenta FC soccer is still a few months away, but that hasn't stopped the club from building momentum ...

February 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Big 12 with 5 teams on NCAA Tournament bubble

The Atlantic Coast Conference had more teams in the NCAA Tournament selection committee's top 16 with four. The Big 12 had more teams near ...

February 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Westbrook, Durant All-Star reunion off to awkward start

NEW ORLEANS - Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance.

February 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Can pitching hurl Eagles to Omaha?

The Georgia Southern baseball squad was one of a handful of Eagle teams to see a bump in production in their second season competing in ...

February 15, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Column: Silver helps make it a weekend to celebrate for NBA

The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other ...

February 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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