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It's on: Triple G, Canelo ready for big middleweight bout

LAS VEGAS - It's the kind of fight Gennady Golovkin has been chasing from the moment he walked off an airplane six years ago to make his new home in Los Angeles.

September 15, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Indians set A.L. record with 21st consecutive win

CLEVELAND - For more than 100 years, American League teams have gone on winning streaks of varying lengths - short ones, long ones, double-digit ones.

September 13, 2017 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth taking aim at FedEx Cup championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Jordan Spieth already has won 14 times around the world, which already places him in unique territory. Over the last 75 years, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods are the only other players to have at least 10 victories and three majors before turning 25.

September 13, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Awaiting Irma: Rays and Dolphins to be home on the road

MIAMI - Hurricane Irma will have the Miami Dolphins setting up a temporary home in California, and make the New York Yankees the road team in their own city.

September 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Stephens tops Keys in US Open final for 1st Grand Slam title

NEW YORK - Sloane Stephens' remarkably rapid rise from a ranking of 957th in early August to U.S. Open champion on Saturday began with the slow work of coming back from surgery on her left foot.

September 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Magic city melancholy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - After having its game against New Hampshire moved by a few hundred miles and one time zone, there was a legitimate question to be asked as to whether Georgia Southern showed up.

September 09, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Being burned by high expectations hurts Georgia Southern fans, I can relate

High expectations are fine to have, but you should know the consequences that come with them.

September 09, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Eagles must make Birmingham home

The Georgia Southern football team woke up on Monday looking forward to a Saturday home game where it could shoot for its first win of the season.

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


US Open finalists Keys, Stephens commiserated over injuries

NEW YORK (AP) - When the Grand Slam season that ends this weekend began at the Australian Open back in January, neither Madison Keys nor Sloane Stephens was anywhere near being ready to play a tennis match.

September 08, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Baseball's power surge raises some troubling issues

ATLANTA (AP) - We've been through this before.

September 08, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Eagles up against a consistent winner in FCS ranks

New Hampshire Coach Sean McDonnell will be looking for history to repeat itself when his Wildcats take on Georgia Southern at 4 p.m. on Saturday in a game that - due to the oncoming Hurrican Irma - has shifted to Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala.

September 08, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


GATAcast: 9.5.17 - Tyson Summers

Mike is joined by Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers as they recap the Auburn game and look ahead to the home opener against New Hampshire

September 05, 2017 | | Sports


Pride can be tricky thing

When used wisely, it can summon up the best in a person and push him farther than he thought he could ever go - almost like a secretive superpower. But, like most superpowers, there is a dark side to pride that can make it just as destructive as it is awesome.

September 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Ladies and gentlemen, I've been compromised

When I go out to cover games here in Bulloch County or beyond, I conduct myself though a certain code of journalistic ethics.

September 05, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Ferguson column: Spieth, Thomas good friends, not yet rivals

NORTON, Mass. - Justin Thomas is three months older than Jordan Spieth and trying to catch up.

September 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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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


Extra special: Indians edge Yankees 9-8 in 13, take 2-0 lead

CLEVELAND - They've won this season in almost every way imaginable: comebacks, walk-offs, blowouts, nail-biters.

October 07, 2017 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Houston one away from series win

HOUSTON - Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and the high-powered Astros led the majors in runs, hits and batting average in the regular season.

October 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


US men's soccer back on track

ORLANDO, Fla. - Teenage star Christian Pulisic scored with a brilliant touch to complete a field-length attack just eight minutes in, then split the defense with ...

October 07, 2017 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles on edge

"When you're going through hell, keep going."

October 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Thomas named PGA player of the year

Justin Thomas wrote down a dozen goals at the start of the season, some higher than others, none about winning PGA Tour player of the ...

October 04, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Mickelson wants to win a Ryder Cup on European soil

JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Phil Mickelson hasn't had his fill, not when it comes to the Cup.

October 04, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


The ABCs of MLB postseason

All those home runs by Aaron Judge, all those wins by the Los Angeles Dodgers, nicely done. Except none of that matters now - a sinker ...

October 04, 2017 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Hawks' Schroder charged with battery following fight

ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder has been charged with battery after a fight at a late-night restaurant.

September 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Thunder star Russell Westbrook signs extension

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook is staying with the Thunder.

September 30, 2017 | By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stanton remains at 59 homers as Marlins defeat Braves 6-5

MIAMI (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton has two games left to reach the coveted 60-home run mark while his Miami Marlins teammates are compiling impressive numbers.

September 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Revenge game

Thursday after Southeast Bulloch had just finished a pair of demolitions against Islands, Yellow Jackets head coach Aimee Civalier told her team that Monday's ...

September 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bulloch County finally rises up with good week

Take a sigh of relief Bulloch County - football finally smiles upon your fields once again.

September 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Leaked Fritz audio sparks internet frenzy

A sports media website reported on Monday afternoon about a team meeting conducted by former Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz in late 2015. The ...

September 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


QB Eason moving closer to return from injury for No. 7 Dogs

ATHENS, Ga. - Jacob Eason could be moving closer to playing again for No. 7 Georgia.

September 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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