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From 'almost' to 'at last'

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Hard though he tried, Jimmie Johnson just couldn't give another Nextel Cup championship away.

December 18, 2006 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


A surprising ‘Wake-up’ call for Tech

By MARK LONG

December 18, 2006 | By MARK LONG\ | Sports


Tech drops ACC hoops opener to Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - A lead was slipping away, three Miami players had already fouled out and another starter was on the bench with an injured wrist.

December 18, 2006 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Fastbreak: Lady Eagles finish third in New Mexico

Lady Eagles finish third in New Mexico

December 18, 2006 | From Herald staff reports | Sports


Tech rolls over Duke, 49-21

By CHARLES ODUM

December 18, 2006 | | Sports


ACC Roundup

South Carolina 31

December 18, 2006 | The Associated Press | Sports


Struggling Falcons fall to late Ravens' rally

BALTIMORE - For 30 minutes, the Baltimore Ravens' rejuvenated offense was rendered powerless by the depleted Atlanta Falcons.

December 18, 2006 | By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Make that six straight

ATHENS - Matthew Stafford grew up in Georgia's last two games, helping turn what appeared to be a lost season into one that suddenly looks a whole lot better for the Bulldogs.

December 18, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Atlanta finally catches some breaks, the ball

By JOSEPH WHITE

December 18, 2006 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rematch all about the game this time around

ATLANTA - U2 and Green Day won't be in the house. The commissioner has other plans. The coin toss will be handled by the referee, not an ex-president.

December 18, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks hold on, top Cats

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored a season-high 36 points and Charlotte couldn't overcome the longest field-goal drought to open an NBA game this season, helping the Atlanta Hawks beat the Bobcats 99-90 on Wednesday night.

December 18, 2006 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Meyer suddenly clams up on BCS with SEC title game looming

ATLANTA - Urban Meyer has been going on and on about the Bowl Championship Series, calling it an imperfect system that should be replaced with a playoff.

December 18, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Tech turns attention to title game with Wake Forest

ATLANTA - There was no need to talk about quickly moving past a game to focus on the game ahead.

December 18, 2006 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bulldogs get Hokies in Atlanta's Chick-fil-A Bowl

ATLANTA - Georgia will go bowling in Atlanta for the second year in a row, only this time it's the Chick-fil-A instead of the Sugar.

December 18, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Screven inducts Jordan

Statesboro Internal Medicine physician, Dr. Stephen Jordan, was inducted into the Screven County Athletic Hall of Fame October 27.

December 18, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Sports


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Bumgarner carries Giants to the title

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

October 29, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


NFL Weekend Picks: Huge matchup in messy NFC South

Back in 2010, New Orleans went 11-5 and Seattle was 7-9. But the Saints were a wild card for the playoffs and the Seahawks won their division.

October 29, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


A Royal beating

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series.

October 28, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Monken accepts responsibility for Army violations

A contrite Jeff Monken accepted responsibility on Tuesday for a football recruiting trip that happened a month after he was hired as head coach at Army and resulted in minor NCAA violations.

October 28, 2014 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


College Football Playoff Top 25 released

Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings.

October 28, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Florida State player investigated on domestic battery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Tallahassee Police Department has confirmedFlorida State starting running back Karlos Williams is being investigated for an alleged domestic battery incident.

October 27, 2014 | By KAREEM COPELAND Associated Press | Sports


Royals return home, backs against wall

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Royals turn to a 23-year-old rookie to save their season, but not just any 23-year-old rookie: the hardest-throwing starting pitcher in the major leagues.

October 27, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Emmert calls UNC report troubling

INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday that findings from a recent investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina are troubling, disturbing and shocking.

October 27, 2014 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bumgarner, Giants blank Royals for 3-2 Series lead

SAN FRANCISCO - With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats.

October 27, 2014 | By BEN WALKER Associated Press | Sports


Two tied atop McGladrey leaderboard

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Will MacKenzie figured a good shot had turned out badly.

October 25, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Rookie reliever leads Royals to win

SAN FRANCISCO - Brandon Finnegan passed his biggest test yet.

October 24, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Henley's putting gets him lead at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Russell Henley has a reminder on his phone that goes off every day at noon to tell him he's the best putter in the world. He didn't need one Friday in the McGladrey Classic.

October 24, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Probe shows UNC cheating scandal involved 3,100 students

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes.

October 23, 2014 | By AARON BEARD and EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press | Sports


World Series moves to the bay

SAN FRANCISCO - Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.

October 23, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Compton among St. Simons leaders

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.

October 23, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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