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Overreaction: Cowboys can't make playoffs without Zeke

No Zeke means no playoffs for the Dallas Cowboys.

November 14, 2017 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: Vegas rolls dice and comes up a winner

LAS VEGAS (AP) - This was a sight no self-respecting bookie in this gambling town would have ever laid odds on seeing.

November 13, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Southern bashes Bakersfield

Georgia Southern received some attention from the college basketball world when it upset Wake Forest on the road to begin its season last week.

November 13, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman: I was abused by doctor

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.

November 11, 2017 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rivalry continues: No. 3 Notre Dame visits No. 7 Miami

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly now knows the correct wording: The most popular piece of jewelry in Miami right now is called the Turnover Chain, not Takeaway Chain as he called it earlier this week.

November 11, 2017 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles upset Demon Deacons

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Ike Smith scored his 1,000th career point on Georgia Southern's first basket of the game, but his final five of the night will wind up being the most memorable as the Eagles topped Wake Forest 85-83 Friday night in Lawrence Joel Coliseum.

November 10, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Another chapter in great rivalry

In a season that has gone haywire in nearly every conceivable way, perhaps the Georgia Southern Eagles can find some normalcy in the one thing that has been a constant in the program for nearly a quarter century.

November 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


App State looks to deal another blow to Georgia Southern

By MIKE BROWN

November 07, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Auburn will have a role in deciding playoff

AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers can really crash the playoff party.

November 07, 2017 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Former star pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

PHILADELPHIA - Roy Halladay had a passion for flying airplanes that nearly matched his love of baseball.

November 06, 2017 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles let one slip away

Georgia Southern played its best game of the year and it still wasn't enough.

November 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Bringing back winning habits easier said than done

When speaking in terms of winning percentage, Georgia Southern has been one of the more successful teams in all of college football since restarting its team.

November 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


LeBron James scores 57, Cavaliers top Wiz 130-122, end skid

WASHINGTON - Just in case there were any questions about Eastern Conference supremacy, LeBron James poured in 57 points - the second-highest total of his career and an NBA-best this season - to help the Cleveland Cavaliers end a four-game losing skid by beating the Washington Wizards 130-122 Friday night.

November 03, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Elliott freed to play by court, senses 'burst of adrenalin'

NEW YORK - Ezekiel Elliott felt a "burst of adrenalin" surge through the Dallas Cowboys locker room after a court freed him to play Sunday rather than begin a six-game suspension. He also blasted the claims against him, saying: "I'm not an abuser."

November 03, 2017 | By LARRY NEUMEISTER and SCHUYLER DIXON Associated Press | Sports


My Take: No better time to start turnaround

So, this isn't how any Georgia Southern fans expected the 2017 season to go.

November 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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Bubba Watson takes lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie ...

February 17, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Southern, not State

With Georgia Southern mired in a three-game slide and trying to hang on to a top-four spot in the Sun Belt Conference standings - which will ...

February 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Outdoor Living: Turkey season straight ahead

Georgia's turkey hunting season is only about six weeks out. It opens on March 24th and runs through May 15th. The bag limit is ...

February 14, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Spring Training begins across MLB

Justin Verlander is looking forward to a full season with the Houston Astros, while the New York Mets are hoping for a healthier year for ...

February 14, 2018 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Adrian Peterson joins Georgia Southern football staff

College Football Hall of Famer Adrian Peterson and Georgia Southern alum has been named the director of student-athlete development for the Georgia Southern football program ...

February 13, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Olympics getting a bit too 'wintery'

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - The Winter Olympics are supposed to be cold, of course. Just maybe not THIS cold.

February 12, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writers | Sports


Ragin' Cajuns roll to win over Eagles

Four UL Lafeyette players cracked double-digit scoring, and the Ragin' Cajuns shot 51 percent from the field. That sent the Georgia Southern men's basketball ...

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


UL Lafayette ladies top Georgia Southern

The Louisiana women's basketball team closed out the first half hitting 5-of-6 three-pointers to open up a double-digit halftime lead, then held on for ...

February 10, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Michigan State plans to fire official over Nassar scandal

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University said Friday it plans to fire a high-ranking administrator who told police he never followed up after ordering sports doctor ...

February 09, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press | Sports


Spring training opens with turmoil, many moves to make

The Boston Red Sox plan to print 5,000 copies of their media guide during the last week of February. Their opening-day roster could include ...

February 09, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Storey defends title at individual tournament

Heading into the second playing of Georgia Southern's individual men's golf tournament, GS coach Carter Collins said that he thought his team had ...

February 05, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Power agent Scott Boras slams MLB

NEW YORK - Agent Scott Boras says the number of major league teams rebuilding with younger, lower-cost rosters has become a cancer to the sport, attributing ...

February 05, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Foles outduels Brady, Patriots to win Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as ...

February 05, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


BUBBLE WATCH: Big wins put NC State within reach of NCAA bid

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina State wasn't supposed to even be in this position, entering February with several marquee wins and in the discussion ...

February 02, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Rozier powers Celtics past Hawks, 119-110

BOSTON - Terry Rozier's second act as an NBA starter was just as impressive as his first.

February 02, 2018 | By GETHIN COOLBAUGH Associated Press | Sports


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