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SEC QBs: A cadre of quality signal callers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Greg McElroy owns a national title at Alabama, Stephen Garcia has South Carolina off to its best start in three years and Ryan Mallett of Arkansas may be the country's best passer.

September 22, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Teams in wide-open ACC playing for spot in BCS

COLUMBIA, S.C. - With the embarrassments behind it for now, the much maligned Atlantic Coast Conference still has a spot in the Bowl Championship Series up for grabs - and top contenders Virginia Tech and Florida State begin their run at it this weekend.

September 22, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL heartache, troubles and QB chaos

The NFL season just started and with it came heartache and trouble, on and off the field: a player's apparent suicide; drunken-driving charges against another; a drug suspension; Reggie Bush's broken leg; a female reporter's locker room plight; chaos at quarterback.

September 22, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


South Georgia rivers provide great summertime fishing trip

Are you ready for a little summer fishing adventure? In South Georgia the red breast sunfish is one of the greatest fishing prizes available. You will be rewarded with one of the tastiest fish on the planet and treated to some glorious scenery along the way. These fish are typically called red bellies by the locals and the goal is to catch a "rooster" which is a fish over a pound. All summer long you can count on this being a great trip to go on because the water levels are at their lowest and that's the time to ...

September 21, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Heisman Trust: No '05 winner

NEW YORK - And the Heisman Trophy winner for 2005 is - no one.

September 15, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Trail cameras - the ultimate tool for scouting your deer

Using trail cameras for scouting the land you hunt on has been around for a pretty good while but the thrill of checking out the pictures from those units is always an exciting moment.

September 14, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Nadal completes career Grand Slam with Open win

NEW YORK - Rafael Nadal won his first U.S. Open title to complete a career Grand Slam, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 Monday in a thrilling final filled with fantastic shotmaking by both men and interrupted by a thunderstorm a day after it was postponed by rain.

September 13, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


My Take - Just what is going on out there?

Okay, just to back up for a second, we all got a kick out of Jacksonville State going for two in overtime at the Grove to knock off Ole Miss 49-48 on college football's opening weekend.

September 13, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Column: No Tiger at Championship is appropriate in weird year

Leave it to the PGA Tour to find the upside of Tiger Woods missing out on the Tour Championship.

September 13, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Kim Clijsters beats Venus Williams in Open semis

NEW YORK - After trailing for much of the third set, Venus Williams suddenly was right back in the thick of her U.S. Open semifinal against Kim Clijsters, serving at 4-all, 30-all.

September 10, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Kuchar takes early lead at BMW

LEMONT, Ill. - Already having his best season, Matt Kuchar got off to his best start of the year Thursday in the BMW Championship. A mystery season for Tiger Woods took another unexpected turn.

September 09, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Second-tier SEC teams struggle to reach the top

COLUMBIA, S.C. - In the powerhouse Southeastern Conference, not all members measure up with the game's best.

September 08, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bow season fun, challenging

Georgia's archery season for deer is just around the corner and the excitement that comes with it is equivalent to Christmas morning for a 5-year-old. Here are some things that might help you bag the big one and make your season a success.

September 08, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Prepping for BMW, Tiger embraces new swing

LEMONT, Ill. - His swing was a mess, and so was his marriage.

September 08, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No Djoke: Djokovic in semis

NEW YORK - A point that meant little on the scoreboard Wednesday in the U.S. Open offered a clue about the difference between a player struggling to reach the top and another who's much closer.

September 08, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National 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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