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Williams wins at US Open to stay in No. 1 hunt; Konta out

NEW YORK - Venus Williams stayed in the crowded hunt for the No. 1 ranking - even though she had no idea that she has a shot at that spot.

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smarter stats: Statesboro's offense awakens

Moral victories aren't for everyone, but in the case of Statesboro High School you'd like to think you'll take any morsel of victory you can considering how the last three years have gone.

August 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


How will the SBC shake out?

This is the fifth and final installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that are leading up to Georgia Southern's season opener. In the series, each Sun Belt team will go under the microscope in respect to questions for the 2017 season, strengths and weaknesses, predicted records and more.

August 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Games

BEIJING- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday he sees "no reason for any immediate concern" about tensions on the Korean Peninsula affecting next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

August 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Snagged: AP sources say Cavs reviewing Irving-Thomas trade

CLEVELAND - Just when it appeared the Cavaliers' chaotic summer had calmed, there's a flare-up.

August 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Players Weekend means Yankees break with uniform tradition

NEW YORK (AP) - Batting cleanup and playing right field: All Rise.

August 25, 2017 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer | Sports


GS volleyball splits first two matches of season

FT. MYERS, Fla. – Lauren Reichard tallied 30 kills and 11 blocks as Georgia Southern split a pair of volleyball matches at the FGCU Hilton Garden Inn Invitational Friday. The Eagles topped FIU 3-0 (26-24, 26-24, 25-19) and fell 3-1 to IUPUI (25-20, 25-27, 25-20, 25-21).

August 25, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Bizzare in Brooklet

Hardly ever is a two hour delay worth waiting out for a high school softball game, but Wednesday's matchup between Southeast Bulloch and Jenkins was a exception.

August 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


UFC: Champ Jon Jones flagged for another failed doping test

LAS VEGAS - Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified Tuesday of his second potential violation of the promotion's anti-doping policy.

August 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Supporters want Colin Kaepernick signed by NFL season start

NEW YORK - Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against blacks, showed their solidarity with him and his cause at a rally outside National Football League headquarters on Wednesday, demanding that he be signed by the start of the regular season next month.

August 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GS Men's hoops to play in early season tournament

ESTERO, Fla. – The Georgia Southern men's basketball team will compete in the 2017 Gulf Coast Showcase, the annual men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments played each Thanksgiving at Germain Arena.

August 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


GS Men's Soccer picked second in Sun Belt

The Georgia Southern men's soccer team has been picked to finish second in the Sun Belt Conference for the upcoming 2017 season in a preseason poll of the league's coaches, released today.

August 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Tormenta seeking 'votes' for new stadium

Late in June, South Georgia Tormenta FC officially released tentative plans for a new, soccer-specific stadium to be build on what is currently the driving range at Hackers. Along with the released plans and artist's renderings came the announcement that the club is looking at a move up to the professional ranks when the United Soccer League begins its 'D3' league in 2019.

August 22, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Werts to start for Eagles

One of the biggest questions of Georgia Southern's preseason received an answer Monday afternoon as head coach Tyson Summers announced that Shai Werts will be the starting quarterback in the team's season opener at Auburn on Sept. 2.

August 21, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Minor league games hot spot for eclipse viewing

LINCOLN, Neb. - Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar eclipse at game-day viewing parties.

August 21, 2017 | By GRANT SCHULTE Associated Press | Sports


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These aren't your 1988 Dodgers, not even close

These aren't your 1988 Dodgers, not even close.

October 20, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


No. 2 Penn State faces No. 19 Michigan with high stakes

This team is back. That team is back. The practice of proclaiming that a struggling traditional college football power has returned to elite status after ...

October 20, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Something has got to give

There are five winless teams remaining in FBS football. That number is guaranteed to drop by one this weekend.

October 20, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Eagles dominate field in Atlanta

A good start to the fall portion of the Georgia Southern Men's Golf season turned great Tuesday afternoon in metro-Atlanta. The Eagles torched a ...

October 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


KSU cheerleaders protest anthem

KENNESAW, Ga. - Five cheerleaders at a college in Georgia are vowing to kneel in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday ...

October 16, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Sports


Wild week in NFL

Aaron Rodgers might be done for the season with a broken collarbone .

October 16, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Anything will go wrong that can

Not only is Georgia Southern still winless, but the Eagles seem to be finding new ways to come up short with each passing week.

October 15, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Eagles fall on homecoming

Georgia Southern seemed to have some momentum and even carried a lead into halftime, but New Mexico State pulled ahead on the first play of ...

October 15, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Keuchel strikes out 10, Astros beat Yanks 2-1 in ALCS opener

HOUSTON - Dallas Keuchel dominated the Yankees again, striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings to lead the Houston Astros over New York 2-1 on Friday ...

October 14, 2017 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Arena quits after US World Cup failure

NEW YORK - Bruce Arena quickly resigned as U.S. coach after the Americans' failure to qualify for the World Cup. U.S. Soccer Federation President ...

October 14, 2017 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Former player: Parents should be warned of football's risks

WASHINGTON - Parents should be informed before they sign up their kids to play football that the sport can cause long-term neurological damage, even to players ...

October 14, 2017 | By BEN NUCKOLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


UNC set to move past academic probe, not celebrate

North Carolina can move forward, closing one of the most embarrassing chapters in the school's history now that the long-running NCAA academic case has ...

October 14, 2017 | By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local gymnasts head to nationals

During a time of year where many of Statesboro's younger athletes are concerned about state tournaments, the town is also home to a pair ...

October 12, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Tormenta meets with reps for new pro league

When South Georgia Tormenta FC was created over two years ago, the franchise stated from its first day of operations that it intended to grow ...

October 10, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GATAcast: 10.10.17 Tyson Summers

Mike and Georgia Southern head coach Tyson Summers discuss the Eagles' rough start and what the team needs to do in order to get into ...

October 09, 2017 | | Sports


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