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Bowyer on roll as Sprint Cup heads to Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Clint Bowyer's season started with a chance to win the Daytona 500. A late-race wreck ended his opportunity, and set the tone for a miserable opening month.

April 30, 2011 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Panthers gamble on Cam

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers selected Auburn quarterback Cam Newton with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, gambling the Heisman Trophy winner will overcome questions about his character and work ethic to become the team's first franchise quarterback.

April 28, 2011 | By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


The Magic is gone

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson provided his usual offensive spark. His biggest play, though, was getting a hand on a missed shot.

April 28, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks still in control of series

ATLANTA - There's a sign on the wall leading into the Atlanta Hawks' locker room that says: "We Control Our Own Destiny."

April 27, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


The Magic is back

ORLANDO, Fla. - Jason Richardson scored 17 points and J.J. Redick added 14 to help the Orlando Magic stay alive in the playoffs with a 101-76 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

April 26, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Catfish — sometimes a forgotten fishing target

We fishermen often get obsessed with the marquee species. Largemouth bass, striped bass, and hybrids are all worthy opponents and admirable targets for our attentions. There are however, other fish of significance and they can be found all over Georgia. There are three major types of catfish that can be caught throughout the state in trophy proportions, in great numbers, and with relative ease. Channel cats, blue cats and flathead cats are prevalent all over our state and with a little preparation and effort you can put them in your frying pan or hang them on your wall.

April 26, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


NFL in 'lockout limbo'

Lockout has turned into limbo for NFL players and owners, and everyone is stuck there for the time being.

April 26, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Uncle Mo picking up speed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Uncle Mo looks good to go. The Factor is good to go home.

April 26, 2011 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Zaza returns for Game 5 in Atlanta

ATLANTA - When Zaza Pachulia showed up for practice Monday, one guy was really glad to see him.

April 25, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


No free agency making things tough

NEW YORK - Strange. Unique. Weird.

April 25, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Dialed In slight favorite on AP list

A combination of major upsets and minor injuries have turned what appeared to be a strong Kentucky Derby field into a wide-open affair.

April 25, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


OSU facing 'major' charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In a sharply worded rebuke of Ohio State's Jim Tressel, the NCAA on Monday accused the 10-year coach of withholding information and lying to keep Buckeyes players on the field who had accepted improper benefits from the owner of a tattoo parlor.

April 25, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Judge ends lockout, NFL to appeal

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A federal judge on Monday ordered an end to the NFL lockout, giving the players an early victory in their fight with the owners over how to divide the $9 billion business.

April 25, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Donald within reach of world No. 1

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Luke Donald was more concerned about who was behind him at The Heritage than what's ahead should he win Sunday.

April 23, 2011 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Two suspended for Game 4 between Hawks and Magic

ATLANTA - Stan Van Gundy says he's getting tired of all the flopping by Atlanta's big men. The Hawks accuse Orlando star Dwight Howard of being a little too loose with his elbows. And Jason Richardson sums up his feelings about Zaza Pachulia this way: "I don't like him."

April 23, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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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


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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