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Tech's Dwyer improves 40 time for NFL scouts, coaches

ATLANTA - Jonathan Dwyer looked lighter and ran faster for NFL scouts and coaches on Monday.

March 15, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson's 26 power Hawks past Pistons, 112-99

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 26 points and Atlanta Hawks had their best shooting game of the season but still had to hold off Detroit's late comeback to beat the Pistons 112-99 on Saturday night.

March 13, 2010 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ga. Tech shocks ACC, punches ticket to title game

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Georgia Tech took the difficult, windy route, but coach Paul Hewitt has his talent-laden team where many felt it should be: the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.

March 13, 2010 | By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


South Africans tied at World Championship

DORAL, Fla. - Charl Schwartzel has been looking up to Ernie Els for as long as he has been around golf.

March 13, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Keselowski vows not to change after Edwards crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Glued to Carl Edwards' bumper as they raced for the lead around Talladega Superspeedway, young Brad Keselowski showed no signs of letting off the gas pedal. He peeked high, and Edwards cut him off, then ducked low to try to pass.

March 13, 2010 | By JENNA FRYER AP Sports Writer | Sports


AP sources: Woods likely to return at Masters

DORAL, Fla. - Tiger Woods intends to remain out of golf at least until the Masters, two people with knowledge of his plans told The Associated Press.

March 12, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Hawks edge past Wizards in Washington

WASHINGTON - Jamal Crawford scored 29 points and the Atlanta Hawks avoided a three-game losing streak by beating the Washington Wizards 105-99 Thursday night.

March 11, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Reyes sidelined for 2-8 weeks

NEW YORK - All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes has been told to rest and refrain from athletic activity for 2-to-8 weeks until his thyroid levels normalize, another blow to the New York Mets before opening day.

March 11, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kentucky back in accustomed spot as SEC fave

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Maybe Kentucky coach John Calipari wants to ease the pressure on his young Wildcats.

March 10, 2010 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Can Duke, Maryland stay on top in ACC tournament?

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Duke and Maryland ended the regular season atop the Atlantic Coast Conference with plenty of separation from the rest of the league. Their last meeting was a tense fight that went to the final minute.

March 10, 2010 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Braves' Lowe departs after 1 inning with blister

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Derek Lowe could only stare at his foot in disbelief. Longtime Braves manager Bobby Cox said he had never seen anything like it.

March 10, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


The pressure's on for Hewitt, Jackets

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech is down to one last opportunity to salvage its season.

March 09, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


NASCAR puts Carl Edwards on probation for 3 races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Sticking with its "boys, have at it" attitude, NASCAR placed Carl Edwards on probation for three races Tuesday for deliberately wrecking Brad Keselowski's car last weekend in Atlanta.

March 09, 2010 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Swarbrick: Expansion could force ND into move

NEW YORK - Notre Dame wants to remain independent in football, but that might not matter if the Big Ten and Pac-10 decide to expand and create sweeping changes to major college sports.

March 09, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Where to draw the line

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The boys sure backed NASCAR into a corner on this one.

March 08, 2010 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


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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


NBA party over there, where? Not in Charlotte this weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hornets season ticket holder Doug Doggett was planning on ponying up several hundred dollars for tickets to the NBA All-Star game this ...

February 14, 2017 | By STEVE REED AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Region tourney comes to the Boro

Though the GISA runs a week behind the GHSA when it comes to basketball, that doesn't mean they shouldn't get their shine as ...

February 13, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Men’s basketball falls at App despite 32 from Brown

If college basketball is all about peaking at the right time, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team has some work to do over the ...

February 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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