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Raja Andrews gone at 31

November 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Enough is enough for Summers

Just days after an anemic offensive showing in a 34-10 loss to Appalachian State, changes are in store for Georgia Southern.

October 31, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Duke runaway No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Duke is in a familiar place to open the college basketball season.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


After Halloween, Tomlin, Indians looking to treat home fans

CLEVELAND - Josh Tomlin looked forward to Halloween and dressing up with his daughters, 2-year-old Makenzie Jae and 1-year-old Myla Kate.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hideki Matsuyama leaves Japan to conquer the world

SHANGHAI - No one from Japan has more than Hideki Matsuyama's three PGA Tour victories. No one from Japan ever won a World Golf Championship.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Fryer: He can coast the next 2 weeks but that's not Johnson's style

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jimmie Johnson's quest to win a record-tying seventh championship has been burning for nearly three years at Hendrick Motorsports. Johnson wants that title. Chad Knaus wants that title. Rick Hendrick wants that title.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Duke runaway No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Duke is in a familiar place to open the college basketball season.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rivera wants ways to protect Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he's involved in ongoing discussions with the NFL and the Players Association about ways to make sure league MVP Cam Newton is given the same protection in the pocket as other smaller quarterbacks.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks' Mike Scott out 4 weeks; Kelly signed, Tavares waived

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks say backup forward Mike Scott will be out about four weeks because of a sore left knee. To deal with his absence, the team has requested waivers on Edy Tavares and signed forward Ryan Kelly.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Justice Breyer, the fashion maven, makes a colleague swoon

WASHINGTON - A Supreme Court copyright dispute over cheerleading uniforms Monday brought out the fashion maven in Justice Stephen Breyer.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gators chomp up Dogs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jordan Scarlett scored for the sixth consecutive game, Antonio Callaway had the first rushing touchdown of his career and No. 14 Florida used a dominant defensive effort to beat Georgia 24-10 on Saturday.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Thomas helps Georgia Tech edge Duke 38-35

ATLANTA - Justin Thomas ran and threw for a combined 459 yards with four touchdowns and Georgia Tech recovered after blowing a three-touchdown lead to beat Duke 38-35 on Saturday.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Millsap leads Hawks to rout of 76ers

PHILADELPHIA - Paul Millsap scored 17 points to lead five Hawks in double figures as Atlanta routed the Philadelphia 76ers 104-72 on Saturday afternoon.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Falcons face Packers with fresh memories of 2015 meltdown

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have been through this before. A promising start to the season, only to get sidetracked by a deflating loss.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Kluber, Indians beat Cubs 7-2, now lead World Series 3-1

CHICAGO - One more win and baseball fans everywhere might finally believe in these Cleveland Indians.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Irish face wrath while UNC goes free

In case you missed it during this week devoted to indigestion and brawling during Black Friday over that toy your child just has to have ...

November 25, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: Enjoy Thanksgiving, but choose your talking points wisely

From the week of Thanksgiving to the week leading up to Christmas Day is without a doubt my favorite time of year.

November 23, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NFL likely heading back to Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican fans welcomed the NFL in raucous fashion, and it probably won't be the last time Azteca Stadium hosts American futbol.

November 23, 2016 | By CARLOS RODRIGUEZ AP Sports Writer | Sports


Auburn's Pettway will play in Iron Bowl

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Kamryn Pettway is returning to Auburn's backfield just in time for the biggest challenge of the season.

November 23, 2016 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


If asked, Furyk would be honored to be Ryder Cup captain

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Nothing about Jim Furyk's game would suggest with certainty he has played his last Ryder Cup.

November 23, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bye week brings no speculation, only gloom

In most seasons, a bye week for Georgia Southern is filled with talk of upcoming conference showdowns and postseason possibilities.

November 21, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Smart's first season at Georgia hardly a rousing success

ATHENS, Ga. - Kirby Smart's first year as Georgia's coach has hardly been a rousing success.

November 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Fraternizing with the enemy? Some NBA coaches even set it up

NEW YORK (AP) - Kristaps Porzingis came to the NBA from Europe as a 7-footer with 3-point range, so the comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki were inevitable.

November 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


State > Southern

ATLANTA - Georgia Southern entered Saturday needing a win at Georgia State to keep its bowl hopes alive.

November 19, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


2006 has a bad name, but 2016 seems all to similar

For most Georgia Southern fans, 2006 sticks out as a sore thumb. The 3-8 season - still the lowest win total of any modern day Eagle ...

November 19, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


I'm not about firing first year coaches, however...

Failure can be a difficult thing to process, especially when you come from a place of success.

November 19, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


No. 1 pick Goff makes Rams debut against hot Dolphins team

Welcome to an NFL huddle, Mr. Goff .

November 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Johnson, Logano, Edwards, Busch aim for NASCAR championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson attempts a drive into NASCAR history.

November 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Canadian rookie Mackenzie Hughes up by 2 shots at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Five tournaments into his rookie season on the PGA Tour, Mackenzie Hughes has the 36-hole lead at Sea Island and expects ...

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


Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel to merge

BOSTON - Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny.

November 19, 2016 | By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press | Sports


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