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Rio's challenges, doping in Russia top IOC agenda

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - With five months to go until the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the challenges keep piling up.

February 29, 2016 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles crush App State in home finale

February 25, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


5 contenders for FIFA presidency but appears a 2-man contest

ZURICH (AP) - Whether it's World Cup holder Germany or tiny island nations like Tonga, every country has the same power when it comes to choosing a FIFA president.

February 25, 2016 | By ROB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles, Tech go the distance

In the first game of the season at J.I. Clements Stadium, nine innings wasn't enough.

February 25, 2016 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


#SouthernNotState

February 23, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Picking college basketball's best team tough in wild year

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Good luck sorting out who is college basketball's best team this season.

February 23, 2016 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Kokrak takes lead at Riviera; Spieth misses the cut

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jason Kokrak sensed something special was about to happen, and he could point to his name atop the leaderboard Friday in the Northern Trust Open.

February 19, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Zika should be 'way down' before start of Olympics

GENEVA - The head of the World Health Organization's Zika response team is predicting that Brazil will host a "fantastic Olympics" and that the mosquito-borne virus will be "way down" by the time the Summer Games begin in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5.

February 19, 2016 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press | Sports


Spieth opens with 79; Villegas leads Riviera with 63

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Camilo Villegas hasn't make a cut all year and has only broken 70 one time in four previous trips to Riviera, so it was mildly surprising to see him with an 8-under 63 to build a three-shot lead Thursday in the Northern Trust Open.

February 18, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Baseball is back, pitchers and catchers hold first workouts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - David Price made his first big-money throws ofspring training as Boston's prized offseason acquisition, while new Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke began Day 1 with his new club by drilling on the basics of covering first base.

February 18, 2016 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Baseball is back, pitchers and catchers hold first workouts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - David Price made his first big-money throws ofspring training as Boston's prized offseason acquisition, while new Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke began Day 1 with his new club by drilling on the basics of covering first base.

February 18, 2016 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Plenty of questions about Hawks as deadline approaches

ATLANTA - After claiming top seed in the East a season ago, the Atlanta Hawks have been a bit of a disappointment this season.

February 17, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Defending champs heat up

February 15, 2016 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Mickelson leaves Pebble with optimism and disappointment

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - The 5-foot birdie putt to force a playoff at Pebble Beach spun out of the left edge of the cup, and Phil Mickelson couldn't believe it. He bent over and braced himself, the left hand on his knee and the right hand on top of the putter.

February 15, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pendleton in town

Georgia Southern Baseball's annual 'Evening With the All-Stars' has been a hit from its inception, and the long line of star power that has headlined the event continues to be a tribute to the popularity of a night that never fails to jump-start another spring on the diamond.

February 11, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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Everyone wants to win 100th Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tony Kanaan spent the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 talking to the race track.

May 28, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Medals or mosquitoes? Zika still talk of Olympic golf

Olympic qualifying for golf ends in seven weeks, at which time players will have to determine if medals outweigh mosquitoes.

May 24, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Skin cancer not so bad - Take my word for it

Today I'm addressing all my friends and readers who fall into categories that include fishing geeks, camping fanatics, boating enthusiasts, yard workers, gardeners or ...

May 24, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Summer camp season kicks off

May 23, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


History in the making for Tormenta, Statesboro

During the first home game in Tormenta FC franchise history, just about everything went perfectly.

May 22, 2016 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


US drops Puerto Rico swim training over Zika

ATLANTA - USA Swimming has moved a pre-Olympic training camp out of Puerto Rico because of the Zika virus.

May 20, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Crane leads, Spieth trails by a stroke at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas - For Jordan Spieth, it only seems as if it has been a while since he topped a leaderboard. For Ben Crane, it actually ...

May 20, 2016 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta FC hosts Dynamo in first home contest

May 20, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Former Braves manager Gonzalez laughs off firing

VILLANOVA, Pa. - Fredi Gonzalez brought two bottles of wine and knocked on the hotel room door of Atlanta general manager John Coppolella for a late-night ...

May 18, 2016 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jason Day starting to draw comparisons with Tiger Woods

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Nothing is good enough for Jason Day.

May 16, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Day sets 36-hole record, then hangs on at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Jason Day saw The Players Championship at its easiest and toughest, all in the span of nine hours Saturday on what ...

May 14, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


First game ever

At 7 p.m. tonight in Johnson City, Tenn. Tormenta FC will kick off for the first time in club history.

May 12, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Day ties course record at Sawgrass with 63 for the lead

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - One birdie led to two more before Jason Day even hit his stride, and his round kept getting better until ...

May 12, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


After fallback season, Hawks look to rise again in East

ATLANTA (AP) - Paul Millsap tossed and turned much of the night.

May 09, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Platini to resign after CAS imposes 4-year ban from soccer

GENEVA - Michel Platini will resign as UEFA president after failing to overturn his ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which cut his sanction ...

May 09, 2016 | By SAMUEL PETREQUIN AP Sports Writer | Sports


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