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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


Girls Athlete of the Week

December 18, 2006 | | Sports


A bad case of the drops

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - When the Atlanta Falcons wrapped up their two-hour practice Wednesday, most of the players headed for the locker room.

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


Jackets can't afford to dwell on loss to UGA for long

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's post-Georgia routine is much different this season.

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


Boys athlete of the week

December 18, 2006 | Herald staff reports | Sports


Fastbreak: Hoops roundup

Screven edges Effingham, 64-63

December 18, 2006 | From staff reports | Sports


Coker canned

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Larry Coker won nearly 80 percent of his games at Miami, got players to graduate, was revered for his classy manner and led the Hurricanes to a national championship.

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


Richt turns over play calling duties to assistant

ATLANTA - A couple of days before Georgia Tech faced its state rival, coach Mark Richt went to one of his assistants with a bold idea.

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


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Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.

October 22, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Calls of SEC bias on the rise

Duck fans in Oregon and Buckeye backers in Ohio are united. Seminoles in the Florida panhandle and Sooners in the Oklahoma panhandle are rallying around a common cause.

October 21, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Hunting the deer rut

Firearms season for deer has just gotten underway and there's lots of possibilities out there right now, but many hunters are already thinking about when the rut might begin because that is the year's best opportunity to get Big Ed on the ground.

October 21, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


For a young Mexican star, seeing helps him believe

The road to the PGA Tour out of Mexico was never going to be easy for Carlos Ortiz, even if it was paved with a measure of privilege.

October 21, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Horford, Hawks aim to keep playoff streak alive

ATLANTA - The team with the Eastern Conference's longest active streak of playoff appearances has a new problem:

October 21, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows.

October 21, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports


Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics

LONDON - Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

October 20, 2014 | By STEPHEN WILSON Associated Press | Sports


Getting World Serious

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

October 20, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


SEC could benefit from latest upsets

The Southeastern Conference might have a trump card it can use against the Big 12 when it comes time to set the field for the College Football Playoff.

October 18, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


McDowell loses in Match Play, Stenson rallies

ASH, England - Defending champion Graeme McDowell's comeback fell short, while Henrik Stenson rallied from three holes down with success at the World Match Play Championship on Thursday.

October 16, 2014 | By BERNIE McGUIRE Associated Press | Sports


NFL Weekend Picks: Brady not who Jets need to see

In the midst of their worst slide since Rex Ryan became coach, the last thing the New York Jets need is a trip to New England.

October 15, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Royals sweep ALCS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Crown these Royals the American League champions.

October 15, 2014 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sports


Extra innings again

SAN FRANCISCO - Once the Giants finally got a bunt down, the rest was easy.

October 14, 2014 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer | Sports


US looks to Ryder Cup task force

After two decades of European dominance in the Ryder Cup, the Americans have created a task force to figure out why they keep losing.

October 14, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Slive to retire as SEC commissioner in July

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive will retire next summer after 13 years leading the league to unprecedented success and prosperity.

October 14, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer | Sports


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