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4-way tie for 1st, Aron Price a stroke back

SAN ANTONIO - Jimmy Walker and James Nitties got on a roll, former Georgia Southern Eagle Aron Price birdied 18 to pull within a stroke of the lead and the soaked Texas Open course dried out.

May 15, 2010 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press Writer | Sports


Grand Slam no slam dunk; does Federer have shot?

Less than a decade after he won all four of tennis' major championships in 1969 to complete a single-season Grand Slam, Rod Laver was convinced that an indefatigable kid by the name of Bjorn Borg would match the feat.

May 15, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Triple Crown bound

BALTIMORE - No rail for Bo-rail.

May 14, 2010 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Mike Woodson ousted as Hawks coach

The Atlanta Hawks made significant improvement under Mike Woodson. They just wondered how much farther he could take them.

May 14, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Matt Jones leads Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Matt Jones eagled the par-5 14th hole and finished with a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead Thursday after the first round of the Texas Open.

May 13, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Super Saver is 5-2 favorite for Preakness

BALTIMORE - Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver was made the early 5-2 favorite Wednesday for the Preakness Stakes, and he'll break from the starting gate next to beaten Derby favorite Lookin At Lucky.

May 12, 2010 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Has baseball turned a corner in steroid use?

It was Yogi Berra's 85th birthday Wednesday, as good a day as any to reflect on a time when baseball seemed pure and juice only got mentioned at breakfast.

May 12, 2010 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Hawks face uncertain future after blowout loss

ATLANTA - As Joe Johnson headed to the bench for perhaps the last time in an Atlanta uniform - booed mightily by his own fans, his team on the way to another blowout loss - it was hard to keep in perspective all the good things the Hawks did this season.

May 12, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Haney resigns as Wood's coach

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.- For all the criticism Hank Haney has faced over six years and six major championships working with Tiger Woods, his latest move deserves nothing but praise.

May 12, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Magic eliminates Hawks, makes it look easy

ATLANTA - The Orlando Magic are playing like a team that will settle for nothing less than its first NBA championship.

May 10, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lookin At Lucky lookin for redemption

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Lookin At Lucky will be looking for redemption at the Preakness.

May 10, 2010 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Change of scenery, same Magic

ATLANTA - The Orlando Magic kept up their dominating romp through the NBA playoffs, and the Atlanta Hawks can't do anything to stop it.

May 08, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Westwood holds on with 1-shot lead at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - One round away from one of the biggest wins of his career, Lee Westwood of England knows what to expect on the final day of The Players Championship.

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


Westwood takes lead at Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Lee Westwood doesn't rate The Players Championship as the fifth major.

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


Hawks will need 'perfect game' to beat Magic

ATLANTA - Hunched over his desk and looking very much like a coach trying to find a way beat the NBA's hottest team, Mike Woodson kept shaking his head as he glanced at a television showing highlights from the Orlando Magic's latest win.

May 08, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Big wins for Justin Thomas

HONOLULU - Justin Thomas used to call his father when he arrived at junior tournaments, and the conversation almost always started the same way.

January 17, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Statesboro seperates themselves in region play

In baseball there's a period in late July, early August called the "dog days".

January 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people.

January 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


AP Analysis: A-Rod's biggest call in weekend full of them

Aaron Rodgers doesn't just make the big throws, he designs them.

January 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Djokovic, Williams roll through first round of Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - The record will show that six-time Australian Open champions Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic each had straight-set wins.

January 13, 2017 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bruce Arena aims for quick start to save US' World Cup hopes

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Bruce Arena realizes he has very little time to get back into his groove with the U.S. national team. After all ...

January 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Cowboys' Elliott tops college playoff vets in NFL postseason

FRISCO, Texas - Ezekiel Elliott was in the original group of college players to go through something resembling the NFL playoffs when Ohio State won the ...

January 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


'Best new franchise' keeps on growing

A Tuesday afternoon press conference at The Clubhouse brought about the word that Ben Freakley would no longer be the head coach of Tormenta FC.

January 11, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Milgarese named new Tormenta coach

It's so rare in the realm of sports that a brand new franchise can just pop up in year one and find success on ...

January 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Wild Card weekend kicks off NFL playoffs

NEW YORK - The drive to the Super Bowl begins this weekend as the NFL postseason gets going.

January 06, 2017 | By SIMMI BUTTAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lady Eagles fall at home

The Georgia Southern women's basketball team hung around South Alabama for well over three quarters, only to see things turn sour in the closing ...

January 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Amid violence, WNBA players consider leaving Turkey

NEW YORK (AP) - Sugar Rodgers left not long after she arrived.

January 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


AP Analysis: Good, bad of each current NFL coaching vacancy

When Gary Kubiak resigned for health reasons less than a year removed from coaching the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl championship, he left behind ...

January 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Sun Belt play makes or breaks GS

In the world of college basketball, there are - as in most sports - a group of perennial national powers. Anyone with even a passing knowledge of ...

January 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


A clean slate and a fresh start for Jordan Spieth

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate his ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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