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Animal Kingdom likely in Preakness

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will be heading back to his home turf to await a likely run in the second leg of the Triple Crown.

May 09, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Els leads 2011 Hall of Fame class

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Ernie Els followed the trail of South African idol Gary Player by winning golf tournaments all over the world, a journey that took him all the way to the World Golf Hall of Fame.

May 09, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


WADA could handle drug testing

NEW YORK - The NFL may turn to the World Anti-Doping Agency to oversee testing of players for performance-enhancing drugs, The New York Times reported, one of many changes it is mulling if forced by the courts to operate without a new collective bargaining agreement with the players.

May 09, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Animal Kingdom runs for the roses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - John Velazquez won the Kentucky Derby by a broken nose.

May 07, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Ballesteros passes

MADRID - Tributes poured in from across the globe Saturday after five-time major winner Seve Ballesteros died of brain cancer, with players moved to tears by the passing of the dashing Spaniard who transformed European golf and the Ryder Cup.

May 07, 2011 | By PAUL LOGOTHETIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Playoffs starting to look Rose-y for Bulls

ATLANTA - Derrick Rose walked slowly out of the arena Saturday, large packs of ice wrapped around both knees.

May 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


No go for Uncle Mo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The pockmarked road to the Kentucky Derby claimed another victim Friday when Uncle Mo was scratched due to a mysterious stomach ailment, further dimming a race already short on star power and speed.

May 06, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Rose scores career-high 44 to lead Bulls rout

ATLANTA - Finally, the real Chicago Bulls showed up in the playoffs.

May 06, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks' confidence up after road win

ATLANTA - Larry Drew likes the look of these playoffs.

May 05, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bulls even the series

CHICAGO - Newly crowned MVP Derrick Rose scored 25 points, Joakim Noah added 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Atlanta Hawks 86-73 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Wednesday night to tie the series.

May 04, 2011 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rose expected to return for Bulls in Game 2

DEERFIELD, Ill. - Derrick Rose should be fine. Time will tell if the Chicago Bulls will be, too.

May 03, 2011 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Bream perfect for kids

Take a kid fishing. We hear that phrase all the time and it sounds like a good idea but when have you actually followed through? In our busy world we often have noble intentions but never seem to find the time. Fathers and grandfathers ought to take their sons and grandsons but we also need to consider other young ones outside our immediate family who might not otherwise have an opportunity because of their circumstances.

May 03, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


A shocker in Chicago

CHICAGO - Joe Johnson scored 34 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Derrick Rose and the top-seeded Chicago Bulls 103-95 on Monday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

May 02, 2011 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL back in court Monday

MINNEAPOLIS - With its players again barred from work, the NFL told a federal appeals court Monday the fight over whether the lockout is legal won't get in the way of the 2011 season. The rest of the labor fight? That's anyone's guess.

May 02, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles fall to UNCG in extra innings

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The UNC Greensboro Spartans scrapped to a 7-6, 10-inning win Saturday in Game 2 to take the three-game series against Georgia Southern Saturday, and this time they earned all of their runs.

April 30, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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NFL set for draft of the (flawed) quarterback

DENVER - We've been hearing it for months: The 2018 NFL draft is all about the quarterback.

April 23, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Cespedes has go-ahead single as Mets top Braves in 12th

ATLANTA - Yoenis Cespedes, who struck out in his previous four at-bats, hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning to lift the ...

April 20, 2018 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Chris Borland quit NFL, now helps those in retirement

Chris Borland knows firsthand all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns ...

April 20, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Zach Johnson shares lead with Moore at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Zach Johnson was going nowhere in the Valero Texas Open when it all changed with one putt.

April 20, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mavs no match for Southern

There are countless ways to win a baseball game, even if the stats don't seem to be in your favor.

April 20, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Download Assets Copy Story Share With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

The question sex-abuse victim Craig Maurizi would like to ask U.S. Olympic leaders is simple and searing: "How can you sleep at night?"

April 18, 2018 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Sergio feeling right at home at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Sergio Garcia had a long history with Texas even before he became a part-time resident.

April 18, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


American woman wins Boston Marathon for first time since 1985

BOSTON - After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place ...

April 16, 2018 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Morocco World Cup bid masks homosexuality ban

A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer ...

April 16, 2018 | By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


Keith Jackson remembered at Rose Bowl memorial

PASADENA, Calif. - Keith Jackson was remembered as "the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting" and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from the broadcast booth ...

April 16, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Local youngster inside the ropes at RBC Heritage

12 year old Evan Avret of Statesboro has always dreamt of one day playing on the PGA Tour. This week he finally got his chance ...

April 16, 2018 | Josh Aubrey jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SHS Baseball punches ticket to postseason

Despite a season with more downs than ups, the Statesboro Blue Devils had a chance to sew up a spot in the state playoffs with ...

April 11, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SHS boys tennis takes region title

Wednesday brought about the Region 2-AAAAA tennis championships at Mill Creek Regional Park. And on the boys' side, the first place trophy never left town.

April 11, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


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