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Clausen to Carolina in 2nd round

NEW YORK - The big crowd at Radio City Music Hall for the second night of the NFL draft had to wait for the big names to go. They got a star-studded show while they hung around Friday.

April 23, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports


Bradford goes first to Rams in NFL draft

NEW YORK - The Rockettes would have loved this show.

April 23, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Halladay throws 5-hitter against Braves for 1st NL shutout

ATLANTA - Roy Halladay threw a five-hitter for his first NL shutout - getting a couple of big assists from his defense - and the Philadelphia Phillies blanked the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night.

April 21, 2010 | | Sports


NFL draft goes for glitz as it moves to prime time

NEW YORK - Offensive tackles and tight ends used to hitting the green artificial turf will make their entrance on the red carpet.

April 21, 2010 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Big Ben gets big ban

NEW YORK - The NFL cracked down on one of its stars Wednesday, suspending Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for not just a few games but the first six of the season, even though he avoided sexual assault charges in Georgia.

April 21, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports


McLouth, Braves beat Phillies 4-3 in 10 innings

ATLANTA - Jason Heyward hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning, the second of back-to-back shots by Atlanta, and Nate McLouth led off the 10th with another home run to complete the Braves' power-packed comeback in a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

April 20, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson, Smith lead Hawks past Bucks in Game 2

ATLANTA - With Joe Johnson and high-flying Josh Smith leading the way, the Atlanta Hawks avoided another Game 2 letdown.

April 20, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Drivers pleased with tire tests at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS - Tony Stewart savored Tuesday's homecoming.

April 20, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Falcons Announce 2010 schedule

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are opening the 2010 season at Pittsburgh.

April 20, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Flying under the radar

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson has never been a guy who craves attention.

April 19, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: GSU golf third at SoCon Championship

The Georgia Southern men's golf team shaved four strokes off its first round score on day two of the Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship (April 19). Three Eagles posted scores in the red for a 286 (-2) second round tally at The Country Club of South Carolina, a par 72, 7,062-yard layout.

April 19, 2010 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


9th rocky for Colorado, Heyward a hero again

ATLANTA - Add two more firsts to Jason Heyward's heralded rookie season: a game-winning hit and a show of excitement.

April 18, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Furyk emerges from Harbour Town shootout

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.- Jim Furyk says he's done putting pressure on himself.

April 17, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Changes make NASCAR finishes less predictable

FORT WORTH, Texas - Double-file restarts and the chance for multiple attempts at green-white-checkered finishes are certainly changing the end of NASCAR races and late-race strategy.

April 17, 2010 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jimenez dominates Braves in no-hitter

ATLANTA - Ubaldo Jimenez pitched the first no-hitter in the Colorado Rockies' 18-year history, dominating the Atlanta Braves in a 4-0 victory Saturday night.

April 17, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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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


Study of footballers' brains highlights dementia concerns

LONDON - The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a ...

February 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


15 MLB clubs open up shop for spring training

LAKELAND, Fla. - Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special.

February 14, 2017 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


No Tiger? - No more problems

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a ...

February 14, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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