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Michael Thompson shoots 4-under 66, leads US Open

SAN FRANCISCO - The lead at the U.S. Open belonged to Michael Thompson. The buzz came from Tiger Woods.

June 14, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Wade part of record audience for Dream Team film

OKLAHOMA CITY - Count Dwyane Wade among the biggest audience NBA TV has ever had.

June 14, 2012 | By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Giants' Matt Cain pitches perfect game

SAN FRANCISCO - Matt Cain tossed and turned and managed all of about four hours of sleep following his history-making gem for the Giants.

June 14, 2012 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Johnson excited about Summers, Burden

MACON - A number of football fans throughout Statesboro follow Georgia Tech's program because the Yellow Jackets' head coach, Paul Johnson, guided Georgia Southern to national championship titles in 1999 and 2000.

June 13, 2012 | By NOELL BARNIDGE nbarnidge@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Spotlight there if Durant wants it

OKLAHOMA CITY - Not many know much about the guy who dominated Game 1 of the NBA Finals other than he's pretty good.

June 13, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


US Open begins today, wants to get back to its roots

SAN FRANCISCO - All it takes is one slight miss for this U.S. Open to get a whole lot harder.

June 13, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Heat unsure of Bosh's ability to play

OKLAHOMA CITY - Coach Erik Spoelstra isn't saying whether he'll put All-Star forward Chris Bosh back into the starting lineup or keep bringing him off the bench now that the Miami Heat are in the NBA finals.

June 12, 2012 | By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Clemens closing arguments focus on key witness

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens' lawyers tore into the prosecutors' case against the former pitching great during closing arguments Tuesday, attacking the government for bringing the matter to court in the first place and mounting one last assault against Clemens' chief accuser.

June 12, 2012 | By FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press | Sports


Clemens closing arguments focus on key witness

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens' lawyers tore into the prosecutors' case against the former pitching great during closing arguments Tuesday, attacking the government for bringing the matter to court in the first place and mounting one last assault against Clemens' chief accuser.

June 12, 2012 | By FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press | Sports


Blackwater panfishing on the Satilla River

Are you looking for a different sort of fishing trip where the scenery is spectacular, the boat traffic is minimal and the action is hot? You can't do much better than a trip down the Satilla River in South Georgia going after red breasts, otherwise known as "red bellies" to the locals. The Satilla is your best chance in the southeastern United States to catch a red breast over a pound. Those who fish the river on a regular basis call these trophies "roosters." If you take on this challenge your reward will be a feisty pull on the ...

June 12, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Nadal wins seventh French Open

PARIS - Rain or shine, clay or mud, Sunday or Monday, Rafael Nadal rules Roland Garros.

June 11, 2012 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


LeBron vs. Durant, Heat vs. Thunder in NBA Finals

OKLAHOMA CITY - LeBron James is quickly racking up MVP awards while Kevin Durant is collecting scoring titles at the same pace.

June 11, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Suspect in Auburn shooting has record

AUBURN, Ala. - The man suspected in a weekend party shooting that killed three people and wounded three others was previously arrested on charges involving guns and twice sued for child support, according to court records.

June 11, 2012 | By BOB JOHNSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal wins 7th French Open title

PARIS - Rain or shine, clay or mud, Sunday or Monday, Rafael Nadal rules Roland Garros.

June 11, 2012 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Johnson wins Memphis in 2nd event back from injury

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Dustin Johnson is more than happy to worry about The Olympic Club and the U.S. Open once he arrives in San Francisco. For now, he's happy to celebrate snapping back from nearly three months off the PGA Tour.

June 11, 2012 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

April 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA title

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Karson Kuhlman had a goal and an assist, and Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school's ...

April 08, 2018 | By MIKE COOK Associated Press | Sports


Eagles fly past Little Rock

Georgia Southern Baseball took a 3-2 win over Little Rock on Saturday afternoon to open an abbreviated two game set in The Natural State. Heavy ...

April 08, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Reed builds three shot lead over McIlroy

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The only thunder was on the ground, not in the sky, a series of ear-splitting roars for Patrick Reed and his two eagles ...

April 08, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No technology, no problem: The Masters Life

When you hear the name Augusta National, several things immediately come to mind. There is the long, beautiful stretch down Magnolia Lane that leads to ...

April 07, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


76ers hold off LeBron, Cavs 132-130 for 13th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - LeBron James pulled Ben Simmons in for a hug, and smiled and laughed in a brief chat with Joel Embiid.

April 07, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Truex, Harvick know how to get to front at tracks like Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick certainly know their way to the front at 1 1/2-mile tracks like the one at ...

April 06, 2018 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lingering winter getting the best of baseball early on

Steady and sure-handed, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is a confident mitt man.

April 06, 2018 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Sergio lives out every golfer's nightmare

Standing in the 15th fairway for the better part of 10 minutes on Thursday afternoon, nobody would have blinked if defending Masters champion Sergio Garcia ...

April 06, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Alex Morgan scores twice in 4-1 US win over Mexico

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Alex Morgan scored twice and the U.S. women's national team got three goals in the space of four minutes early in ...

April 06, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Celtics' Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs

BOSTON - The Boston Celtics have spent most of the season adjusting on the fly. Now they will have to go through the playoffs without Kyrie ...

April 05, 2018 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth back in his comfort zone at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Tiger Woods attracted most of the attention. Jordan Spieth caused the most concern.

April 05, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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