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NFL could play 18 games as early as 2012

ATLANTA - NFL owners are eager to increase the regular season from 16 to 18 games.

August 25, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger's ex wife has 'been through hell'

Elin Nordegren said she never had an inkling.

August 25, 2010 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Georgia takes opener at LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Knox Carter got some advice from his cousin, Kyle, and his friends about what it would be like to play at the Little League World Series.

August 21, 2010 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Snedeker, Atwal top leaderboard

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Brandt Snedeker feels right at home in central North Carolina, no matter which course he plays.

August 20, 2010 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Columbus among final 16 in Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Gripping a shiny new aluminum bat, 12-year-old Patrick Marinaccio took some hacks at the batting cage and loved what he heard.

August 19, 2010 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Roger Clemens charged with perjury in steroid case

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens was vehement: "Let me be clear. I have never taken steroids or HGH," he told a House committee in 2008. Now, instead of the Hall of Fame, baseball's seven-time Cy Young winner could go to prison after being indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly lying to Congress.

August 19, 2010 | By PETE YOST Associated Press Writer | Sports


1st-round leader Atwal ties Wyndham record with 61

GREENSBORO, N.C. - If Arjun Atwal keeps this up, he'll have a new PGA Tour card in no time.

August 19, 2010 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson recovers from rough Sunday

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - On the day after a nightmare-inducing end to the PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson was on his boat off the coast of South Carolina, about as far from a bunker as he could possibly be.

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


Tiger high on Pavin's list for Ryder

MILWAUKEE - Tiger Woods remained No. 1 in the world ranking Monday, though not even close to that on two lists - the Ryder Cup and FedEx Cup - that mean much more these days.

August 16, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Watney leads at PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Whistling Straits was there for the taking. So is this PGA Championship.

August 14, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Matt Kuchar in control for now at PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - The only thing clear after two days of fog-induced havoc at the PGA Championship is that Matt Kuchar is playing very, very well.

August 14, 2010 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Tiger Woods has leading role in golf's soap opera

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Along the humps and hollows of Whistling Straits, against the magnificent backdrop of Lake Michigan, the stage is set for golf's final major championship of the year, the PGA.

August 11, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Teams consider SEC second to none

ATLANTA - Excuse the Southeastern Conference if it views the national championship race as a rather private affair - neighbor against neighbor, battling it out through the fall until there are only two teams left standing, setting up a final showdown in Atlanta on the first Saturday in December.

August 10, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods thought he would have hit bottom sooner

SHEBOYGAN, Wis.- His work almost done for the day, Tiger Woods stood in the 18th fairway at Whistling Straits waiting for the green to clear when he asked, "What time is my press conference?"

August 10, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


My Take - Monken's message just a bit different

Jeff Monken doesn't really beat around the bush when you ask him a question about his Georgia Southern Eagles.

August 09, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | 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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