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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


Teheran, Braves fall to Blue Jays

ATLANTA - Through four innings, 21-year-old Julio Teheran looked ready for the big leagues.

June 11, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


James, Heat find their way back to NBA finals

MIAMI - Several weeks before this season even started, LeBron James and Kevin Durant were competing against each other.

June 11, 2012 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kings suddenly look beatable as Devils win again

NEWARK, N.J. - As much as the Los Angeles Kings love playing on the road, it will be panic time if they have to visit New Jersey again.

June 11, 2012 | By IRA PODELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sharapova completes career Grand Slam

PARIS - Sidelined in 2008 by a right shoulder that needed surgery, putting her tennis future suddenly in doubt, Maria Sharapova decided to use the free time to study a new language, the one spoken at the only Grand Slam tournament she had yet to win.

June 09, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Union Rags takes Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK - Union Rags nipped Paynter at the wire in a photo finish Saturday to win the Belmont Stake, beating a field without Triple Crown hopeful I'll Have Another, who was retired with an injury the day before.

June 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


M's still buzzing over six-man no-no

SEATTLE - Still giddy from one unlikely no-hitter, Seattle catcher Jesus Montero went around the clubhouse on Saturday searching for autographs.

June 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Love heads up three-way tie going into final round

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Davis Love III thinks he's playing as well as he did earlier this year before pulling a rib muscle at Bay Hill. Now the U.S. Ryder Cup captain is eager to see just how much he might do.

June 09, 2012 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


I'll Have Another out of Belmont, retired

NEW YORK - I'll Have Another's bid for the first Triple Crown in 34 years ended shockingly in the barn and not on the racetrack Friday when the colt was scratched the day before the Belmont Stakes and retired with a swollen tendon.

June 09, 2012 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Game 7 for Celtics, Heat

MIAMI - LeBron James has no idea what he will do for an encore.

June 09, 2012 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Devils try to extend series

NEWARK, N.J. - There was a time when home-ice advantage wasn't the New Jersey Devils' best friend.

June 09, 2012 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Djokovic vs. Nadal in historic French final

PARIS - Here comes the French Open final everyone expected and, except for other players, wanted:

June 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


SHS grad Taylor drafted by Philly

It has been quite the 2012 Major League Baseball draft for the Statesboro area.

June 07, 2012 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Back at No. 1, Sharapova to play in French Open final

PARIS - Wind blew in her face, kicking up flecks of clay, and Maria Sharapova stood at the baseline, knowing she needed one more point to reach her first French Open final and return to No. 1 in the rankings.

June 07, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


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SHS boys tennis takes region title

Wednesday brought about the Region 2-AAAAA tennis championships at Mill Creek Regional Park. And on the boys' side, the first place trophy never left town.

April 11, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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


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