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TCU's Boykin scrambles forward in Heisman Trophy race

FORT WORTH, Texas - If Trevone Boykin keeps playing like this, the TCU quarterback won't need any hype to win the Heisman Trophy.

October 31, 2015 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Baseball goes all in with daily fantasy games

Rob Manfred has read the law, and delivered his verdict.

October 28, 2015 | By TIM DAHLBERG Associated Press | Sports


BBQ or bagels? A tasty World Series set, Royals meet Mets

Yoenis Cespedes launching long drives, Lorenzo Cain dashing to catch them. Noah Syndergaard zinging 100 mph heat, Alcides Escobar trying to catch up.

October 24, 2015 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Parade crash kills 4 at Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla. - A woman suspected of driving under the influence plowed into a crowd Saturday during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing four people - including a 2-year-old boy - and injuring dozens more in a collision that sent some spectators flying through the air.

October 24, 2015 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press | Sports


Popovich to coach US Olympic basketball team after Coach K

When it came time for a pro coach again, the U.S. basketball team turned to the one considered the NBA's best.

October 23, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Estrada leads Blue Jays over Royals 7-1 to force ALCS Game 6

TORONTO (AP) - Marco Estrada took the mound with one task: save the season for the Toronto Blue Jays.

October 21, 2015 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Royals rout Blue Jays, one win away from another World Series berth

TORONTO - Whether it's a long ball by Ben Zobrist, a slashing single from Lorenzo Cain or another exhilarating trip around the bases for Alcides Escobar, these Kansas City Royals are relentless - and one win from a return trip to the World Series.

October 20, 2015 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: WMAs for deer hunting in South Georgia

Georgia's deer population is healthy and plentiful. With about 1.3 million animals making up the herd statewide there are plenty of opportunities for success. There are WMA's scattered all over Georgia for those who wish to hunt but don't have their own land or a lease to hunt on. The state is divided into several geographic regions and Bulloch County lies just inside the area known as the lower coastal plain. The basic topography includes coastal marsh, barrier islands and sandy soil. The borders of the area run from Screven County on the north all the ...

October 20, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Escort: How could Cardinals' Pitino not know of sex parties?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Escort Katina Powell broke her silence on Tuesday, saying she has no proof that Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino knew that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers to strip and have sex with former recruits and players.

October 20, 2015 | By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Royals beat Blue Jays 5-0 in ALCS opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Edinson Volquez gave the Blue Jays another reason to rue him Friday night.

October 17, 2015 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sports


Superstitions hard to shed for hopeful Chicago Cubs faithful

CHICAGO - Billy Siegel doesn't want to hear any talk about a billy goat curse or a Steve Bartman hex afflicting his beloved Chicago Cubs. He dismisses as rubbish any suggestion that a little black cat had anything to do with the team's heartbreaking collapse down the stretch in 1969, too.

October 16, 2015 | By DON BABWIN Associated Press | Sports


FIFA investigates Germany World Cup vote bribery allegations

BERNE, Switzerland (AP) - The corruption scandal sweeping world soccer engulfed Germany as FIFA said Friday that it would investigate "very serious allegations" that voters were bribed to win the 2006 World Cup bid.

October 16, 2015 | By ROB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: Upon further review, plenty of blame to go around

The next time you need to clean the gutters at home and don't want to get the ladder out, try standing on the NFL rule book.

October 15, 2015 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Tom Brady on Deflategate, Gisele and Trump

NEW YORK - Tom Brady has four Super Bowl rings, is a future Hall of Famer and his New England Patriots are off to a 4-0 start, yet he's still quick to mention his 199th rank in the draft more than a decade ago as motivation for excellence.

October 15, 2015 | By JOHN CARUCCI Associated Press | Sports


Blue Jays beat Rangers 6-3 to win wild Game 5

TORONTO - Jose Bautista wiped out the need for protests or umpire reviews with the Toronto Blue Jays' biggest home run since Joe Carter's historic shot.

October 14, 2015 | By IAN HARRISON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Eagles pull out win late

Ike Smith was off the mark on his first four 3-point attempts during Georgia Southern's game against Texas State Saturday night at Hanner Fieldhouse ...

February 06, 2016 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Louisville announces postseason ban for men's basketball

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex ...

February 05, 2016 | By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Like Elway, Manning has chance to tie things up with a title

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The last time the world saw John Elway in a Broncos uniform, he was facing the stands, both hands aloft, holding his ...

February 03, 2016 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


'What If' moments that defined Super Bowl legacies

Imagine a world where the name Scott Norwood evokes awe in Buffalo, not "aww, dude."

February 03, 2016 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stabler to be linked to CTE

SAN FRANCISCO - For a guy who loved a good party, it's hard to imagine Ken Stabler ever thought he'd be crashing one this ...

February 03, 2016 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Recruiting stunts help coaches stand out in social media age

In the wacky world of recruiting, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh sleeping over at a prospect's house somehow makes perfect sense.

February 02, 2016 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


GSU men's team salvages road trip with win over Arkansas State

JONESBORO, Ark. - Tookie Brown hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with just over a minute to play, and Mike Hughes iced the contest with a pair of ...

January 30, 2016 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Stars shine bright

In his first year as director of the Coastal Middle School Region, Marty Holder said he wanted to find a way to celebrate the region ...

January 30, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Local archer to compete overseas

The regulation phase of the competition was over. Cassy Pelton, the 21-year old Georgia Southern junior, stood tied for third at the World Indoor Archery ...

January 30, 2016 | By LUKE MARTIN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Archie, Eli Manning proud of Peyton's evolution this season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Archie Manning speaks deliberately and carefully when addressing whether his 39-year-old son, Peyton, might be playing his final NFL game when he ...

January 30, 2016 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kerber beats Williams for her 1st Grand Slam title

MELBOURNE, Australia - After all the advice that Steffi Graf gave her, AngeliqueKerber was able to return a favor to the retired champion on Saturday.

January 30, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


IOC sends medical advice to Olympic committees on Zika virus

LONDON - The IOC advised national Olympic committees on Friday to follow the World Health Organization's guidance on dealing with the Zika virus ahead of ...

January 29, 2016 | By STEPHEN WILSON Associated Press | Sports


Murray beats Raonic in 5 to reach 5th Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia - Andy Murray arrived at the Australian Open fully prepared to become a father before becoming champion.

January 29, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Chairman says Chargers to stay in San Diego in 2016

SAN DIEGO - Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos said Friday that the team will play in San Diego in 2016, and he'll work with politicians and ...

January 29, 2016 | By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Peyton Manning to Belichick: 'This might be my last rodeo.'

DENVER - Peyton Manning isn't saying that Super Bowl 50 is his grand finale.

January 26, 2016 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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