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Serena repeats at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - For the ninth time in 11 years, the name "Williams" was etched on the green board inside the All England Club that lists the champions of the world's most famous tennis tournament.

July 03, 2010 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cavs selling LeBron on staying in Cleveland

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers used their home-court advantage to convince LeBron James to give them a few more years to win an NBA title.

July 03, 2010 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Netherlands and Uruguay advance

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - The Netherlands came from behind to stun five-time champion Brazil 2-1 Friday and become the first semifinalist of the World Cup.

July 02, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Nadal, Berdych advance to men's final

WIMBLEDON, England - Rafael Nadal took apart Andy Murray in straight sets Friday to reach his fourth Wimbledon final and prolong Britain's 74-year wait for a homegrown male champion.

July 02, 2010 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Agent: Johnson meeting with Hawks

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson's agent says the four-time All-Star is meeting with the Atlanta Hawks at the start of the free-agent negotiating period.

July 01, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


S.Williams to face Zvonareva in Wimbledon final

WIMBLEDON, England - After Serena Williams moved within a victory of her fourth Wimbledon championship and 13th Grand Slam title overall, she was asked to assess the woman she'll face in Saturday's final, little-known Vera Zvonareva of Russia.

July 01, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Vick says he 'had nothing to do with' shooting

RICHMOND, Va. - Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Michael Vick says he was not involved with a shooting following his birthday celebration in Virginia Beach last week.

July 01, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


A big week for Woods between majors

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Tiger Woods' tee shot was headed for the front pin when it turned hard to the left and settled at the back left corner of the par-3 fifth green at Aronimink Golf Club.

July 01, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


South Carolina honors College World Series win

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's baseball team took its latest victory lap Wednesday, this time in front of more than 13,000 fans who packed the school's basketball arena to honor the College World Series champions.

June 30, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Armstrong vs. Contador II in 2010 Tour de France

PARIS - Lance Armstrong is giving the Tour de France one last go and two-time winner Alberto Contador is again the man standing between the Texan and an eighth title in cycling's showcase event.

June 30, 2010 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press Writer | Sports


Federer upset in Wimbledon quarters by Berdych

WIMBLEDON, England - Roger Federer covered his face with both hands, no doubt wishing he were doing anything at that moment other than dissecting his latest earlier-than-expected Grand Slam exit.

June 30, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


LeBron leads free-agent crop ready to change NBA

NEW YORK- This summer's biggest show in sports, kicking off at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, comes from a league that won't play for months.

June 30, 2010 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Venus stunned by Pironkova

WIMBLEDON, England - Venus Williams would shank a shot - and she shanked many on this day - then turn toward the Court 1 player guest box where her parents were seated and put her palms up or shrug her shoulders, as if to indicate, "I don't know what's happening here."

June 29, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Miami could be building dynasty

MIAMI - Pat Riley's summer of 2010 truly started with the summer of 2005.

June 29, 2010 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Villa the difference as Spain beats Portugal 1-0

JOHANNESBURG - Spain showed touches of the class that makes the team European champion on Tuesday, edging out Portugal in a tough second round game while Paraguay needed penalties to dispose of Japan.

June 29, 2010 | By SIMON HAYDON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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ACC, ESPN extend deal to 2036 that includes new ACC Network

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference finally is getting its own TV channel.

July 21, 2016 | By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer | Sports


Dustin Johnson, Luke List share Canadian Open lead

OAKVILLE, Ontario - Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the Canadian ...

July 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brazil nabs 10 Islamic State backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

RIO DE JANEIRO - Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as "amateurs" who discussed ...

July 21, 2016 | By MAURICIO SAVARESE Associated Press | Sports


Lawyer: Green case could be resolved before Olympics

EAST LANSING, Mich.- An attorney for Golden State Warriors starDraymond Green says a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge from a confrontation near the Michigan State campus could ...

July 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


QB questions the last thing teams need in training camp

One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. They all want an Aaron Rodgers, Eli ...

July 20, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Peyton? Retired. Coughlin? Resigned. Rams? In LA

Peyton Manning is retired. Tom Coughlin is gone. Heck, the Rams no longer are in St. Louis.

July 18, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Russia's participation in Rio uncertain after doping report

A scathing report outlining a state-sanctioned doping system in Russia prompted immediate calls for the nation's entire team to be sidelined from the Summer ...

July 18, 2016 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Former Cardinals exec sentenced to prison for hacking Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the ...

July 18, 2016 | By JUAN LOZANO Associated Press | Sports


British Open showdown: Stenson leads Mickelson by a shot

TROON, Scotland - Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson delivered what everyone expects out of a major championship.

July 17, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Kyle Busch wins another Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. - Kyle Busch had an expected result in his unexpected NASCAR start.

July 17, 2016 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Youth baseball team wins state championship

Dre Lawson has hit a few home runs in his career, but his trip around the bases after sending a ball sailing over the left ...

July 16, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Statesboro team joins new indoor football league

As the (somewhat) cooler temperatures of fall slowly creep into view, football is always a hot issue in Statesboro.

July 16, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Retired champion Gordon could race for Earnhardt next week

LOUDON, N.H. - Jeff Gordon is ready to pull his firesuit out of storage and come off the bench for one more shot at winning ...

July 15, 2016 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC media days end, now some things to look for next season

HOOVER, Ala. - Alabama is once again the favorite to win the Southeastern Conference, while LSU, Tennessee, Mississippi and the rest of the league try to ...

July 15, 2016 | By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Brady to drop appeal, serve 4-game 'Deflategate' suspension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady said Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, ending his fight in ...

July 15, 2016 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


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