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Hawks hope for home advantage

ATLANTA - Al Horford still remembers the thrilling atmosphere when the Hawks were at home during the 2008 playoffs.

April 21, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Willis' birdie run brings him to Heritage lead

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Garrett Willis couldn't give up on "Old Faithful," no matter how many flashy, new belly putters he tested out this week.

April 21, 2011 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks need help from Al Horford

ATLANTA - Hawks coach Larry Drew said Wednesday big man Al Horford is too valuable not to have available late in a playoff game against Orlando.

April 20, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Screven wins No. 1 seed

BROOKLET - Screven County and Southeast Bulloch exploded for 12 runs over the first two innings, but when the dust settled Tuesday evening, it was Screven that walked away with a 10-7 victory and a sub-region championship.

April 19, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Luke Donald poised to reach new heights on tour

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Luke Donald looks like a different player these days.

April 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Magic evens series

ORLANDO, Fla. - Dwight Howard had 33 points and 19 rebounds, and Jameer Nelson added 13 points and eight rebounds and the Orlando Magic held off the Atlanta Hawks 88-82 on Tuesday night.

April 19, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Georgia trout fishing is going full stream ahead

Y'all know I'm a proponent of loading up the truck and taking on outdoor adventures especially one that involves wetting a hook. With that said let me steer you toward a unique trip. Head to the mountain streams north of Athens and try your luck on some wily trout. It's an exhilarating experience and it will get you out of the flatlands for a few days.

April 19, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Hawks gain confidence

ORLANDO - In the days leading up to the start of the playoffs, Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy and his players shrugged off the idea of flipping on any kind of special internal switch just for the postseason.

April 18, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Writer | Sports


Dialed In now listed as favorite for Kentucky Derby

Long shot or favorite. Speedball or closer.

April 18, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT | Sports


Hawks stun Magic in Game 1

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Joe Johnson scored 25 points, Jamal Crawford finished with 23 and the Atlanta Hawks beat Orlando 103-93 in Game 1 of their playoff series on Saturday, overcoming a monster night by Magic star Dwight Howard.

April 16, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press | Sports


Rookie Steele takes one-stroke lead

SAN ANTONIO - PGA Tour rookie Brendan Steele birdied Nos. 17 and 18 for a 4-under 68 on Saturday, grabbing sole possession of the Texas Open lead after beginning the day tied with a whopping six other players for the top spot.

April 16, 2011 | By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press | Sports


Magic looks to turn things around on Hawks

ORLANDO, Fla. - If the Orlando Magic's 2010-11 season were likened to a fairy tale, it would probably be a mix of "The Wizard of Oz" and "Alice in Wonderland."

April 15, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press | Sports


Cink, Henry lead after Na's meltdown

SAN ANTONIO - Kevin Na watched his first shot on No. 9 veer badly off course. His next stroke wasn't any better. Or the next one. Or the 11 after that.

April 15, 2011 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press | Sports


Plenty to dispute at NFL mediation

MINNEAPOLIS - The NFL and its locked-out players started talking again, and they talked all day.

April 14, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


So what's next for Barry Bonds?

SAN FRANCISCO - After years of investigation, three weeks of trial and millions of dollars spent pursuing Barry Bonds, federal prosecutors were back where they started Thursday - deciding whether to try and prove the home run king's records were built with steroids and lies.

April 14, 2011 | By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press | Sports


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Study of footballers' brains highlights dementia concerns

LONDON - The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a ...

February 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


15 MLB clubs open up shop for spring training

LAKELAND, Fla. - Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special.

February 14, 2017 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


No Tiger? - No more problems

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a ...

February 14, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NBA party over there, where? Not in Charlotte this weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hornets season ticket holder Doug Doggett was planning on ponying up several hundred dollars for tickets to the NBA All-Star game this ...

February 14, 2017 | By STEVE REED AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Region tourney comes to the Boro

Though the GISA runs a week behind the GHSA when it comes to basketball, that doesn't mean they shouldn't get their shine as ...

February 13, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Men’s basketball falls at App despite 32 from Brown

If college basketball is all about peaking at the right time, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team has some work to do over the ...

February 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ortiz missing from Red Sox roster for 1st time since 2002

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - When the Boston Red Sox started to report for spring training Monday, David Ortiz was missing.

February 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Curry, on sharing stardom with KD: 'We just let it happen'

Stephen Curry had no preconceived notion on how being Kevin Durant's teammate was supposed to work.

February 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Olympic ghost town: Bills due, venues empty after Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro pulled off last year's Olympics, keeping crime at bay and fending off dire forecasts of corruption, environmental degradation ...

February 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jordan Spieth makes putts, beats fog in Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth made the putts and beat the fog at Spyglass Hill, posting a 7-under 65 on Friday in the AT&T ...

February 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Football can wait: GS hoops brings just as much excitement

On Monday night, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team rallied for a 74-70 victory over UL Lafayette. With the win, the Eagles held their ...

February 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Political scandal overshadows South Korea 2018 Olympic prep

SEOUL, South Korea - When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Olympics six years ago, many South Koreans felt that the first Winter Games on home snow ...

February 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Players bracing for just about any weather at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

February 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Storey takes title at Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate

Georgia Southern's Jake Storey won medalist honors, while Brett Barron and Cody O'Toole placed in the top-5 Tuesday at the Georgia Southern Individual ...

February 07, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Outdoor Life: Ethical procedures of skinny dipping

I can just hear it now. Why is Richardson writing about skinny dipping in the dead of winter? Fair question. But there is a rational ...

February 07, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


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