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Snedeker, Atwal top leaderboard

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Brandt Snedeker feels right at home in central North Carolina, no matter which course he plays.

August 20, 2010 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Columbus among final 16 in Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Gripping a shiny new aluminum bat, 12-year-old Patrick Marinaccio took some hacks at the batting cage and loved what he heard.

August 19, 2010 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Roger Clemens charged with perjury in steroid case

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens was vehement: "Let me be clear. I have never taken steroids or HGH," he told a House committee in 2008. Now, instead of the Hall of Fame, baseball's seven-time Cy Young winner could go to prison after being indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly lying to Congress.

August 19, 2010 | By PETE YOST Associated Press Writer | Sports


1st-round leader Atwal ties Wyndham record with 61

GREENSBORO, N.C. - If Arjun Atwal keeps this up, he'll have a new PGA Tour card in no time.

August 19, 2010 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson recovers from rough Sunday

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - On the day after a nightmare-inducing end to the PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson was on his boat off the coast of South Carolina, about as far from a bunker as he could possibly be.

August 17, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tiger high on Pavin's list for Ryder

MILWAUKEE - Tiger Woods remained No. 1 in the world ranking Monday, though not even close to that on two lists - the Ryder Cup and FedEx Cup - that mean much more these days.

August 16, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Watney leads at PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Whistling Straits was there for the taking. So is this PGA Championship.

August 14, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Matt Kuchar in control for now at PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - The only thing clear after two days of fog-induced havoc at the PGA Championship is that Matt Kuchar is playing very, very well.

August 14, 2010 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Tiger Woods has leading role in golf's soap opera

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Along the humps and hollows of Whistling Straits, against the magnificent backdrop of Lake Michigan, the stage is set for golf's final major championship of the year, the PGA.

August 11, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Teams consider SEC second to none

ATLANTA - Excuse the Southeastern Conference if it views the national championship race as a rather private affair - neighbor against neighbor, battling it out through the fall until there are only two teams left standing, setting up a final showdown in Atlanta on the first Saturday in December.

August 10, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods thought he would have hit bottom sooner

SHEBOYGAN, Wis.- His work almost done for the day, Tiger Woods stood in the 18th fairway at Whistling Straits waiting for the green to clear when he asked, "What time is my press conference?"

August 10, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


My Take - Monken's message just a bit different

Jeff Monken doesn't really beat around the bush when you ask him a question about his Georgia Southern Eagles.

August 09, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Falcons unsure of extent of WR Jenkins' injury

SUWANEE, Ga.- Atlanta Falcons receiver Michael Jenkins appeared to injure a shoulder during a team scrimmage on Friday night.

August 06, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY The Associated Press | Sports


Goosen takes 1-shot lead over Mickelson

AKRON, Ohio - Phil Mickelson is closing in on No. 1.

August 06, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Trek, Nike cooperating in cycling investigation

MILWAUKEE - Athletic gear maker Nike and the bicycle maker that sponsors Lance Armstrong's racing team are cooperating with federal authorities investigating the seven-time Tour de France champion and others in cycling, spokesmen for both companies said Friday.

August 06, 2010 | By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press Writer | Sports


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Looking beyond the home team in Olympic basketball coverage

NEW YORK (AP) - In Rio and any other Olympics, broadcasters are frequently criticized for a concentration on a home nation's athletes that causes it ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Bello, Na share Wyndham lead at -7

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Rested after the Rio Olympics, Rafa Cabrera Bello shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the Wyndham Championship for a share of ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


US beats France 86-67 to advance to finals

RIO DE JANEIRO - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart to retire in June 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will retire next summer after a tumultuous tenure that included consolidation of the men's and women ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


US routs Argentina 105-78, moves into men's basketball semis

RIO DE JANEIRO - The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

August 17, 2016 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


NFL demands that players interview in investigation

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers' linebacker James Harrison doesn't want to face a suspension. He is also not interested in talking to NFL representatives ...

August 16, 2016 | By DAN SCIFO Associated Press | Sports


Biles notches fourth gold medal of games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles starts each year by pulling out a notebook to write down her goals for the next 12 months. When ...

August 16, 2016 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Beware the dangers of weed aversion

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta has recently released a study on a new illness that has been dubbed Weed Height Aversion and ...

August 16, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


New soccer coach Murphy has work cut out for him

Any new coach will always have his work cut out as he prepares a team full of unfamiliar players for a competitive season. For new ...

August 15, 2016 | | Sports


BA falls to Robert Toombs 4-1

Bulloch Academy racked up a season-high eight hits on Monday night, but could only translate it into one run as the Gators fell to Robert ...

August 15, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Former Georgia Southern star McKinnon to see larger role in '16 Vikings this season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Jerick McKinnon took the handoff left and hit heavy traffic in his own end zone, bouncing off a Minnesota blocker to find ...

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Pick Six: Games that will determine the CFB playoff

If you can only watch six games this college football season, well, you should probably consider changing jobs or something because that is no way ...

August 15, 2016 | | Sports


Robinson makes early splash in Falcons' deep WR competition

FLOWERY BRANCH - A big preseason debut with the Falcons allowed Aldrick Robinson to stand out in a deep competition at wide receiver, if only for ...

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia Southern alum Gene Sauers wins US Senior Open

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio - A decade after battling a rare illness that nearly killed him and kept him off the golf course for seven years, Gene ...

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Golden anniversary: Kiffin enters 50th year of coaching

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Monte Kiffin didn't handle retirement very well.

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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