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Federer survives a scare at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer ambled to the net, slowly shaking his head. He let out a deep sigh.

January 19, 2011 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: The New York Jets have a long way to go as trash talkers

The best trash talkers of their era are a win away from the Super Bowl, good news for anybody who likes their football with a little lip.

January 19, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Columnist | Sports


Lamely leads after 1st round

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Even after Derek Lamely strung together the longest streak of birdies and eagles on the PGA Tour in nearly four years, he realized it's still very early in the Bob Hope Classic.

January 19, 2011 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Catch some winter bass in farm ponds

The small game hunters are still out there on the prowl and enjoying the last few weeks of hunting season but if you are a fisherman at heart and have been yearning for the feel of a largemouth bass on the end of your reel, take heart. One thing I've learned over the years is that there are plenty of bass to be caught in these cold weather months at your favorite local farm ponds if you pick the right times and lures. Obviously there are days when it's just no fun fighting the extreme cold and most ...

January 18, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Hawks slip past Kings

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson admitted the Atlanta Hawks couldn't resist looking past the Sacramento Kings "maybe a little" to their next game at Miami.

January 17, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Trash talking Jets back it up again

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Call them whatever bleepin' names you want - and plenty already have. Rex Ryan's bunch of blabbermouths isn't shutting up anytime soon.

January 17, 2011 | By DENNIS WASZAK AP Sports Writer | Sports


Easy opening round victory for Federer

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer was sublime at times in his opening win. Novak Djokovic was businesslike and to the point.

January 17, 2011 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Steelers rally, beat Ravens

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers stood around as the Baltimore Ravens scored an inexplicable first-half touchdown. Then it was the error-prone Ravens who watched helplessly as the team they love to beat most came back to beat them when it mattered most.

January 15, 2011 | By ALAN ROBINSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rex: Biggest game for the Jets, almost

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - As if this thing needed more hype.

January 15, 2011 | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Maruyama controls 1st at Sony Open

HONOLULU - Shigeki Maruyama had another 5-under 65 and found himself atop the leaderboard in the Sony Open on Saturday, allowing him to look ahead to the final round.

January 15, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Just another one in a big rivalry

PITTSBURGH - Looks like another winter classic in Pittsburgh.

January 14, 2011 | By ALAN ROBINSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Being No. 1 not a priority for Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The second-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes were on the bus ride home from the airport after Wednesday night's victory at Michigan. The TV sets in the luxury coach were tuned to No. 1 Duke's game at Florida State.

January 14, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Appleby takes early lead in Honolulu

HONOLULU - The Sony Open took a while to get started. So did Stuart Appleby.

January 14, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Scene set for wild round of division playoffs

Forget the cold. It's going to be smokin' hot in the AFC playoffs this weekend.

January 13, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Ulike NFL and NBA, baseball has benefit of labor peace

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - Major League Baseball and its players' union will begin contract talks soon with none of the rancor and lockout threats that are plaguing the NFL and NBA.

January 13, 2011 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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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


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

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


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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