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Hawks' Horford to miss Celtics series

ATLANTA - Al Horford had hoped to give the Atlanta Hawks a boost in the playoffs.

April 25, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson scores 28 to lead Hawks past Clippers

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 28 points, including a wild 3-pointer in the final minute, and the Atlanta Hawks held on for a 109-102 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night, moving a step closer to wrapping up home-court in the first round of the playoffs.

April 24, 2012 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - My attempt at a humane deed goes awry

Your knuckleheaded outdoor writer is at it again. A positive person by nature, I can quickly make chicken salad out of chicken poop, but I can also turn what should be a relatively simple chore into a disaster of biblical proportions. I really don't know why I'm telling all of you this because there were no eye witnesses to the episode of which I'm about to speak. Suffice to say that honesty compels me to report it so you will always trust what I have to say in this space. So here and now I give you ...

April 24, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Archer, Mock win April tournament

Southern Anglers Challenge held its April tournament out of Burtons Ferry on the Savannah River Saturday with 17 teams participating. The weather was great and the fishing was good. Every team participating in the tournament but one weighed in a five bass limit.

April 23, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Sports


More trouble on tap

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints denied an anonymously sourced ESPN report on Monday which alleges that general manager Mickey Loomis' booth in the Superdome was wired so he could listen to opposing coaches' radio communications during games.

April 23, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Opening statements in Clemens trial

WASHINGTON - The complexity of the Roger Clemens perjury retrial showed itself in many ways Monday - before a jury that knows little about baseball.

April 23, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Curtis leads going into final rd. of Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Ben Curtis is still ahead at the Texas Open, leaving him just one round from his first PGA Tour victory since 2006 in what has been his most humbling year as a pro.

April 21, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks get around Celtics

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 30 points, and the Atlanta Hawks edged the short-handed Boston Celtics, 97-92, on Friday night to take a step toward landing homecourt advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

April 20, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ben Curtis takes Texas Open lead

SAN ANTONIO - Ben Curtis can't pick his schedule like the old days. The former British Open champion, whose status has sunk near the lowest on the PGA Tour, now waits for the phone to ring to find out whether tournaments can squeeze him in.

April 20, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia State dismisses QB, suspends 2 others for bar fight

Georgia State University dismissed quarterback Bo Schlecter and indefinitely suspended kicker Christian Benvenuto and linebacker Dexter Moody, a former star at Emanuel County Institute in Twin City, for their roles in a bar fight in Atlanta early Thursday morning, a school official told ESPN.com on Friday.

April 20, 2012 | By MARK SCHLABACH ESPN.com | Sports


Every fires course record 63

SAN ANTONIO - Matt Every arrived at the Texas Open having sworn off instructors, proudly cutting practices short and cringing at the sight of other players endlessly tweaking their swings.

April 19, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Thrilling or thuggish, old-time hockey has returned

If old-time hockey is back, it's left many - from Al Arbour to Wayne Gretzky and even Don Cherry - questioning whether they like the gritty sequel.

April 19, 2012 | By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer | Sports


Colts inform Luck that he will be first pick of draft

INDIANAPOLIS - A person with direct knowledge of the situation says the Indianapolis Colts are taking Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck with the No. 1 pick in next week's NFL draft.

April 19, 2012 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Secrets to becoming a great outdoorsman

In order to be considered a really first-class outdoorsman by your peers there are some essential characteristics that are required. First of all, let's define outdoorsman. According to Mr. Daniel Webster of dictionary fame, an outdoorsman is: One who frequently engages in outdoor activities and adventures such as hunting, fishing, golf, and yard maintenance all within the proportional framework of what is allowed by his or her spouse.

April 18, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Potential Clemens jurors question cost of hearing

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens stood and uttered "Morning" to the 90 potential jurors who had gathered in the ornate, sixth-floor ceremonial courtroom, the one deemed big enough to hold them all. After he sat down, he swiveled his chair, as if trying to make eye contact with as many as possible.

April 16, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Foles sees religious life after football

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Nick Foles has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes.

February 02, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Fowler, DeChambeau share Phoenix Open lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Rickie Fowler took a share of the lead into the weekend in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He knows from experience the party ...

February 02, 2018 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sepp Blatter wants FIFA case re-opened

GENEVA - Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter claims to have "new facts" and wants to re-open the financial misconduct case that led to his six-year ban.

February 02, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Can Eagles pull off upset?

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - America loves comeback stories, the last-to-first variety that features new stars, big plays and a monumental triumph at the end.

February 02, 2018 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Liukin latest to step down amidst USA Gymnastics scandal

The coordinator of the women's national team for USA Gymnastics has stepped down, the latest departure to rock the embattled organization in the wake ...

February 02, 2018 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


MLB players upet as top free agents remain unsigned

NEW YORK - A prominent baseball agent said players are angered over the slow free-agent market and suggested they consider boycotting spring training.

February 02, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


North Korean athletes cross border for Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which ...

February 01, 2018 | By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press | Sports


GS ladies stuck between Little Rock and a hard place

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - First-place Little Rock women's basketball remained unbeaten in the league with a 92-52 Sun Belt Conference win over visiting Georgia Southern ...

February 01, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Wentz serving as Philadelphia's biggest cheerleader

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Carson Wentz made the rounds along Radio Row at last year's Super Bowl and promised himself he'd be back for this ...

January 30, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: A real duck dynasty

With apologies to Phil Robertson and his funky band of bearded miscreants, there has arisen a mighty band of ducks on the Richardson farm down ...

January 29, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Eagles maul Mavericks

Georgia Southern overcame a big deficit early on Thursday, only to lose its grip on a win late in the game. The Eagles faced a ...

January 27, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern ladies finally snap losing streak

The Georgia Southern women's basketball squad shot a season-best 51.9 percent from the floor in picking up its first Sun Belt Conference win ...

January 27, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Security as tight as ever for Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Concrete barriers and chain-link fencing are going up around the site of the Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, where a contingent of local, state ...

January 27, 2018 | AMY FORLITI Associated Press | Sports


Noren takes one-stroke lead at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - Alex Noren of Sweden has all the credentials to be on the fringe of the elite in golf. He is a nine-time winner ...

January 27, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Wozniacki claims first career major championship

MELBOURNE, Australia - For all her success in tennis, from holding the No. 1 ranking for more than a year to winning 27 titles, one question ...

January 27, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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