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Braves want this season for Bobby

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are inviting fans to celebrate Bobby Cox's career this season. He would prefer to celebrate a return to the playoffs.

March 31, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Switcheroo! Ambidextrous pitcher throws for Yankees

KISSIMMEE, Fla.- Pat Venditte can see why he's such a curiosity. It's not everyday that a pitcher throws with both arms.

March 30, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


West Virginia's Mazzulla making progress

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The grueling daily workouts to strengthen a surgically repaired left shoulder now seem worth it for West Virginia's Joe Mazzulla.

March 30, 2010 | By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Could Butler's run, proximity of teams hurt NCAA big event's bottom line

INDIANAPOLIS - Having a hometown team play in the Final Four has Indianapolis buzzing, but Butler's Cinderella run - and the proximity of two other competitors - could hurt the bottom line from one of the NCAA's biggest events.

March 30, 2010 | By CARLY EVERSON Associated Press Writer | Sports


Braves can compete for N.L. East title

After a long winter of hibernation, Major League Baseball's regular season is only a week away.

March 29, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Kentucky's freshmen lead All-America team

Having a couple of freshmen on The Associated Press' All-America team is nothing new. This year, however, they are from the same school.

March 29, 2010 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Hamlin earns win at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Denny Hamlin and crew chief Mike Ford were in a tough spot, leading a race with a dominant car and eight laps to go when a caution forced a decision.

March 29, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kentucky's freshmen KO'd by Mountaineers

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Say goodbye to John Calipari's fabulous Kentucky freshmen - and probably junior Patrick Patterson, too.

March 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jurrjens leads Braves past Nationals

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - This was Jason Marquis' best spring outing for Washington, and Atlanta's Jair Jurrjens also was pleased with his start.

March 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Harvick leading resurgence for Childress teams

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Coming off a season in which he finished 19th in points and missed the Chase for the championship, Kevin Harvick appears calm and relaxed so far this season.

March 27, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Mickelson in the hunt at Arnold Palmer Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla. - Ernie Els is atop the leaderboard at Bay Hill and not sure how he got there.

March 27, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tennessee, Baylor headed to Elite Eight

ST. LOUIS - Ohio State has one of the best players in the country in Evan Turner. Tennessee has what seems like an endless supply of nasty, stingy defenders.

March 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hewitt already looking towards next season

ATLANTA - What now for Georgia Tech coach Paul Hewitt?

March 27, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Raynor scores on wild pitch as Pirates top Braves

BRADENTON, Fla. - For a while on Thursday, it seemed the former Pittsburgh Pirates on the Atlanta Braves' traveling roster would sink their old team.

March 25, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hamlin heads to Martinsville to jump-start season

CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin stared silently at his race car, his hands in the pockets of his firesuit, his hat pulled low on his head. He smiled, made a quick joke, then quickly turned serious with his crew chief.

March 25, 2010 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


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Oregon hires Willie Taggart as new head football coach

Willie Taggart has become known for rebuilding programs at Western Kentucky and South Florida. His next endeavor will be much more high profile, trying to ...

December 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rivera disciplined Newton to avoid 'chaos' setting in

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he benched reigning league MVP Cam Newton on Sunday night because he didn't want "chaos" setting ...

December 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


One win doesn't define your season, even an upset

Saturday was the first time all season I actually felt like I was at a Georgia Southern football game.

December 04, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Winning is the only way up, no matter the method

No matter the level, Georgia Southern football doesn't seem to be interested in doing things the traditional way.

December 04, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Eagles take down Troy

In a season where just about everything went wrong, Georgia Southern ended the right way.

December 04, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Penn State makes playoff case with 38-31 win over Wisconsin

INDIANAPOLIS - As Penn State's band played and Lucas Oil Stadium rocked, thousands of fans clad in their traditional white shirts chanted "We Are Penn ...

December 04, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Deshaun Watson's mission is not over.

December 04, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Southern sweeps Savannah

Georgia Southern weathered an early storm of red-hot Savannah State shooting and finished the night by showcasing its own offensive firepower.

December 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Hurts brings more big plays than freshman mistakes to Bama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Jim McElwain never had a quarterback at Alabama quite like Jalen Hurts.

December 01, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Dodgers, Latin American players losers in MLB labor deal

NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Dodgers, Latin American teenagers and Cubans approaching their mid-20s were losers in baseball's new labor contract, which includes stiffer ...

December 01, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta FC partners with European clubs

As if an inaugural season filled with success and popularity wasn't enough, South Georgia Tormenta FC is now making itself an international sensation.

December 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Bears sink teeth in Eagles

The Mercer Bears piled up a 23-6 lead after just one quarter of action and never looked back, defeating the Georgia Southern women's basketball ...

November 29, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Arena: US 'fighting for our lives' in World Cup qualifying

NEW YORK - Bruce Arena opened a binder to a page with 48 names, his depth chart for the U.S. soccer team.

November 29, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


No. 1 Kentucky enters December still awaiting a close game

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Kentucky spent November romping its way to lopsided wins and leaving little doubt who should be the No. 1-ranked team in the ...

November 29, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles back to .500 with late shot to down Radford

SAVANNAH - Since arriving at Georgia Southern, head coach Mark Byington has preached the importance of relentless and aggressive defense.

November 26, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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