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Rivalry Week storylines abound in SEC

Auburn's in the middle of a dream season with a Southeastern Conference title game looming and aspirations of a national championship.

November 24, 2010 | By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nets hand Hawks another road loss

NEWARK, N.J. - Brook Lopez scored a season-high 32 points and the New Jersey Nets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 106-99 overtime victory over the slumping Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

November 23, 2010 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Whitetail deer / hunting the rut

One month into deer season puts us right in the middle of the rut and it's an exciting time for hunters. We all think that this is our best chance to get Big Ed and that's probably true but it is not a given that a wall hanger is going to be easy even though the bucks are half crazed right now. There are still plenty of problems to solve and things to consider when hunting during this part of the season.

November 23, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Hamilton takes AL MVP

NEW YORK - Josh Hamilton thought back to the days when his career was derailed by drugs and alcohol.

November 23, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Still more work to do

Carson Hill has seen it all too many times.

November 22, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Boston Celtics have the Hawks' number

ATLANTA - Nate Robinson had 16 points and 10 assists filling in for Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics blew out Atlanta right from the start, racing to a 26-point lead in the first quarter on the way to a 99-76 rout of the Hawks on Monday night.

November 22, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern picked for FCS playoffs

Riding a three-game winning streak, Georgia Southern was selected Sunday to be part of the NCAA FCS playoffs. The Eagles return to the playoffs for the first time since 2005 and will face South Carolina State at 2 p.m. Saturday in Paulson Stadium.

November 21, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


SHS stuns Griffin

Statesboro built a huge lead halfway through the third quarter, but had to avoid a furious Griffin comeback to secure a 34-28 win in the second round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs Friday at Womack Field.

November 20, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Mercer bringing football back

MACON - The sights and sounds of intercollegiate football will be returning to the Mercer University campus after a 70-year absence. The University's Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a plan to resume competition in football in the fall of 2013. Mercer currently fields 15 men's and women's sports and is the only private university in Georgia to compete in NCAA Division-I athletics.

November 19, 2010 | Mercer AMR | Sports


Georgia State gets rude welcome at Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Greg McElroy completed 12 of 13 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and No. 10 Alabama routed fledgling Georgia State 63-7 on Thursday night.

November 18, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA tourney committee expects choices to be tough

INDIANAPOLIS - Putting three more teams in the NCAA tournament won't make the selections any easier for Gene Smith or his selection committee members.

November 17, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods enters a rebuilding stage

Tiger Woods in on Twitter, and that's not all.

November 17, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


My Take - That's about as wrong as it gets

Sometimes, you've just got to throw in the towel and concede defeat. When you're wrong, you're wrong.

November 08, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


TCU closing in on top two in BCS standings

NEW YORK - TCU's best chance to catch Oregon and Auburn in the BCS standings came and went, and the Horned Frogs are still chasing the top two.

November 08, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Mike Anthony - GSU finds a way against App St.

For a few years, a common feeling has spread over many of Georgia Southern's football games.

November 07, 2010 | Mike Anthony | Sports


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Statement win

Following their 8-0 loss to Ware County Tuesday, Statesboro's softball team needed a bounceback win to keep their hopes of claiming the No.1 ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: IndyCar needs to push Newgarden as its new star

SONOMA, Calif. - It has been five years since IndyCar last had an American champion as the face of the series. This time, the series is ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

NEW YORK - Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Deja blew

SPRINGFIELD – For the first two and a half quarters, the Statesboro Blue Devils looked as dominant as a football team could look.

September 16, 2017 | By LUKE MARTIN | Sports


SEB Diamond Day tournament sees Metter dominate

In a day normally reserved for football, softball dominated the Brooklet Recreation fields for a good cause Saturday morning.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Done, Dale: Junior's final season ends without championship

JOLIET, Ill. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. received a stamp of approval from fans wanting to write letters to the retiring star, wishing him luck.

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Leishman maintains the lead at BMW Championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - As much as Marc Leishman has been through, especially off the golf course, it takes a lot to get to get under ...

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


War Eagles soar back

It wasn't turnovers or big plays, but special teams that undid Portal in the worst way possible against rival Jenkins County.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Week 3 Preview: Jackson vs. Clemson; Scouts flock to Laramie

Lamar Jackson basically had the Heisman Trophy wrapped up last season by Oct. 2, playing so well in Louisville's biggest games early in the ...

September 15, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is calling on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist ...

September 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


It's on: Triple G, Canelo ready for big middleweight bout

LAS VEGAS - It's the kind of fight Gennady Golovkin has been chasing from the moment he walked off an airplane six years ago to ...

September 15, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Indians set A.L. record with 21st consecutive win

CLEVELAND - For more than 100 years, American League teams have gone on winning streaks of varying lengths - short ones, long ones, double-digit ones.

September 13, 2017 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth taking aim at FedEx Cup championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Jordan Spieth already has won 14 times around the world, which already places him in unique territory. Over the last 75 years ...

September 13, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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