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DAYTON, Ohio - Matt Dickey led a late run that brought overtime, and J.P. Primm hit five free throws and had a decisive steal in the closing seconds Tuesday night, sending North Carolina-Asheville to an 81-77 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in a dramatic opening game for the NCAA tournament.

March 15, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: White bass in Oconee

I know it's a pretty good ride (a little over two hours to Madison or Greensboro) but one fishing trip you might want to consider this season is the white bass spawning run on the Oconee and Apalachee Rivers over the next month. Both species can be caught in significant numbers with the right approach and the scenery in both places is pretty rewarding as well. There are some things you need to know if you have never gone after these two game fish during this time of year but once you have had some success you will always ...

March 15, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Welcome to the football lockout

WASHINGTON - Welcome to The NFL Lockout.

March 12, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


UK, UF to face off in SEC title game

ATLANTA - Florida trotted off to the locker room trailing again.

March 12, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson emerges with lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - Dustin Johnson didn't start the season the way he wanted, not with only one decent chance at winning.

March 12, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Mahan loses cushion but keeps lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - The only thing Hunter Mahan liked about the end of his round was his name atop the leaderboard at Doral.

March 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bulldogs win opener

ATLANTA - Mark Fox hopes his Georgia team is ready to play its best at the most important time of the season.

March 10, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Owners join talks as deadline nears

WASHINGTON - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was among a half-dozen team representatives who joined NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at labor negotiations Thursday.

March 10, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Duke still the favorite

GREENSBORO, N.C. - While fifth-ranked Duke isn't the top seed in this week's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, the Blue Devils have history of winning regardless of where they're seeded.

March 09, 2011 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Column:No trouble spotting hypocrisy in NCAA

For all the justifiable criticism of those who run big-time college athletics, you've got to give 'em this: They don't make much of an effort to hide the hypocrisy.

March 09, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Columnist | Sports


NFL union seeks records

WASHINGTON - Players' union leader DeMaurice Smith indicated Wednesday that NFL owners have lowered from $1 billion to $800 million the amount of additional revenues they want to take off the top of their $9 billion business.

March 09, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Tressel out two games for OSU

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State suspended football coach Jim Tressel for two games and fined him $250,000 on Tuesday for violating NCAA rules by failing to notify the school about information he received involving two players and questionable activities involving the sale of memorabilia.

March 08, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP College Football Writer | Sports


NFL offers more financial info; union deliberating

WASHINGTON - The NFL Players Association retained an international investment bank to help it decide whether the league's offer to reveal more financial information during negotiations will be enough to satisfy the union's call for full disclosure.

March 08, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Tommy Palmer's Sports Comment - It's never too early to talk about football

March Madness is underway in most areas around the country, but here in Statesboro and the surrounding area it's time for spring sports and that means one thing - Football is just around the corner!

March 08, 2011 | | Sports


Remind me, why are they fighting?

I f NFL owners aren't careful, they might just force us to sympathize with guys who make more in a year than most will take home in a lifetime. Chad Ochocinco could come off looking like some sort of modern-day Cesar Chavez.

March 07, 2011 | Paul Newberry AP Columnist | Sports


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Bubba Watson takes lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie ...

February 17, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Southern, not State

With Georgia Southern mired in a three-game slide and trying to hang on to a top-four spot in the Sun Belt Conference standings - which will ...

February 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Outdoor Living: Turkey season straight ahead

Georgia's turkey hunting season is only about six weeks out. It opens on March 24th and runs through May 15th. The bag limit is ...

February 14, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Spring Training begins across MLB

Justin Verlander is looking forward to a full season with the Houston Astros, while the New York Mets are hoping for a healthier year for ...

February 14, 2018 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Adrian Peterson joins Georgia Southern football staff

College Football Hall of Famer Adrian Peterson and Georgia Southern alum has been named the director of student-athlete development for the Georgia Southern football program ...

February 13, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Olympics getting a bit too 'wintery'

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - The Winter Olympics are supposed to be cold, of course. Just maybe not THIS cold.

February 12, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writers | Sports


Ragin' Cajuns roll to win over Eagles

Four UL Lafeyette players cracked double-digit scoring, and the Ragin' Cajuns shot 51 percent from the field. That sent the Georgia Southern men's basketball ...

February 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


UL Lafayette ladies top Georgia Southern

The Louisiana women's basketball team closed out the first half hitting 5-of-6 three-pointers to open up a double-digit halftime lead, then held on for ...

February 10, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Michigan State plans to fire official over Nassar scandal

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University said Friday it plans to fire a high-ranking administrator who told police he never followed up after ordering sports doctor ...

February 09, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press | Sports


Spring training opens with turmoil, many moves to make

The Boston Red Sox plan to print 5,000 copies of their media guide during the last week of February. Their opening-day roster could include ...

February 09, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Storey defends title at individual tournament

Heading into the second playing of Georgia Southern's individual men's golf tournament, GS coach Carter Collins said that he thought his team had ...

February 05, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Power agent Scott Boras slams MLB

NEW YORK - Agent Scott Boras says the number of major league teams rebuilding with younger, lower-cost rosters has become a cancer to the sport, attributing ...

February 05, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Foles outduels Brady, Patriots to win Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as ...

February 05, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


BUBBLE WATCH: Big wins put NC State within reach of NCAA bid

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina State wasn't supposed to even be in this position, entering February with several marquee wins and in the discussion ...

February 02, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Rozier powers Celtics past Hawks, 119-110

BOSTON - Terry Rozier's second act as an NBA starter was just as impressive as his first.

February 02, 2018 | By GETHIN COOLBAUGH Associated Press | Sports


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