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Nets hand Hawks another road loss

NEWARK, N.J. - Brook Lopez scored a season-high 32 points and the New Jersey Nets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 106-99 overtime victory over the slumping Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

November 23, 2010 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Whitetail deer / hunting the rut

One month into deer season puts us right in the middle of the rut and it's an exciting time for hunters. We all think that this is our best chance to get Big Ed and that's probably true but it is not a given that a wall hanger is going to be easy even though the bucks are half crazed right now. There are still plenty of problems to solve and things to consider when hunting during this part of the season.

November 23, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Hamilton takes AL MVP

NEW YORK - Josh Hamilton thought back to the days when his career was derailed by drugs and alcohol.

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


Still more work to do

Carson Hill has seen it all too many times.

November 22, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Boston Celtics have the Hawks' number

ATLANTA - Nate Robinson had 16 points and 10 assists filling in for Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics blew out Atlanta right from the start, racing to a 26-point lead in the first quarter on the way to a 99-76 rout of the Hawks on Monday night.

November 22, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern picked for FCS playoffs

Riding a three-game winning streak, Georgia Southern was selected Sunday to be part of the NCAA FCS playoffs. The Eagles return to the playoffs for the first time since 2005 and will face South Carolina State at 2 p.m. Saturday in Paulson Stadium.

November 21, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


SHS stuns Griffin

Statesboro built a huge lead halfway through the third quarter, but had to avoid a furious Griffin comeback to secure a 34-28 win in the second round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs Friday at Womack Field.

November 20, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Mercer bringing football back

MACON - The sights and sounds of intercollegiate football will be returning to the Mercer University campus after a 70-year absence. The University's Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a plan to resume competition in football in the fall of 2013. Mercer currently fields 15 men's and women's sports and is the only private university in Georgia to compete in NCAA Division-I athletics.

November 19, 2010 | Mercer AMR | Sports


Georgia State gets rude welcome at Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Greg McElroy completed 12 of 13 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and No. 10 Alabama routed fledgling Georgia State 63-7 on Thursday night.

November 18, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA tourney committee expects choices to be tough

INDIANAPOLIS - Putting three more teams in the NCAA tournament won't make the selections any easier for Gene Smith or his selection committee members.

November 17, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods enters a rebuilding stage

Tiger Woods in on Twitter, and that's not all.

November 17, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


My Take - That's about as wrong as it gets

Sometimes, you've just got to throw in the towel and concede defeat. When you're wrong, you're wrong.

November 08, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


TCU closing in on top two in BCS standings

NEW YORK - TCU's best chance to catch Oregon and Auburn in the BCS standings came and went, and the Horned Frogs are still chasing the top two.

November 08, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Mike Anthony - GSU finds a way against App St.

For a few years, a common feeling has spread over many of Georgia Southern's football games.

November 07, 2010 | Mike Anthony | Sports


Westwood 1 shot back of Molinari at HSBC Champions

SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood figured a 5-wood would be enough to carry the water on the par-5 18th and set up an easy birdie for a share of the lead Friday at the HSBC Champions.

November 05, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Braves ship struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to minors

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

NEW YORK - A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the ...

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Strengths and weaknesses for all Sun Belt teams

This is the second installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

July 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Striking out Alzheimer's

At promptly 6:30 AM Wednesday morning, Chandler Dennard was out at the Georgia Southern softball complex nervously pacing around the grounds.

July 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Martinez hits 2, Marte homers in Diamondbacks' 10-3 rout

PHOENIX - Ketel Marte is still trying to find his hitting stroke since being called up from the minors in late June. He isn't a ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Divers search lake for NFL star's $100,000-plus earring

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - An NFL star's diamond earring valued at more than $100,000 is now presumed lost on the murky bottom of a Georgia ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Young Eagles look to GATA

Georgia Southern will field a young football team this season, but youth often brings about excitement and Tuesday morning looked like Christmas in July.

July 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Standout Screven County WR Tyquan Johnson commits to South Carolina

The hype on Screven County wide receiver Tyquan Johnson came to an unexpected conclusion Saturday evening when South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp tweeted #SpursUp!

July 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead US

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bruce Arena bites his fingernails religiously, a habit he has had since age 10.

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes ...

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Benson: 'Future is now'

The Sun Belt Conference started sponsoring football in 2001. Since then the league has taken plenty of lumps in the hyper-competitive world of college football ...

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Summers, Eagles trying to turn it around in 2017

When it comes to Sun Belt media day, those interested in Georgia Southern never have to dig too far to find a big story.

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Spieth back on top

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in among the rest of ...

July 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Spieth takes lead into final round

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth is one round away from the third leg of the career Grand Slam, and one year removed from a reminder that ...

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


Eagle Fan Fest set

The annual Meet the Eagles Fan Fest will be held on Friday, Aug. 4 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium. Gates will open at 5 p ...

July 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


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