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Eli able to prove he's elite

INDIANAPOLIS - Back in August, back before the season began, Eli Manning was asked whether he considered himself an "elite" quarterback a la Tom Brady.

February 06, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Contador stripped of 2010 Tour de France title

MADRID - Alberto Contador was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title Monday and banned for two years after sports' highest court found the Spanish cyclist guilty of doping.

February 06, 2012 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Giants top Pats for 2nd Super Bowl in 4 years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tom Brady let his final pass fly toward the scrum of players in the end zone, hoping for an incredible finish.

February 06, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Super Bowl - Why Giants/Patriots will win

INDIANAPOLIS - Rarely is Bill Belichick outcoached. Tom Brady almost never gets outplayed.

February 04, 2012 | By JOHN CANAVAN and HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writers | Sports


Levin holding big lead in Phoenix

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Spencer Levin passed on Phoenix Open title sponsor Waste Management's green-out, wearing a simple black-and-white outfit.

February 04, 2012 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Grizzlies pummel Hawks, 96-77

By PAUL NEWBERRY

February 02, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take 2/1- Area blessed with talented athletes

Beginning early this morning and dragging on throughout the day, thousands of high school senior athletes from all around the country will put pen to paper, officially committing to a college on National Signing Day. The pomp and circumstance of televised signings and nationwide headlines won't include Statesboro, but the Bulloch County area will continue its tradition of sending quite a few stars on their way to the next level.

January 31, 2012 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


At Super Bowl media day, wacky questions are the norm

INDIANAPOLIS - Quick, Wes Welker, spell Bill Belichick. Hey, Osi Umenyiora, know any other Elis besides that Manning guy? Rob Gronkowski, what's your favorite song by Madonna?

January 31, 2012 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - Blazing memories of 'Burning the North Forty'

For the uninitiated, "Burning the North Forty" was a term used by the lower, lower tier of Morgan County's landed aristocracy when they decided to burn off a part of their pastures in the early spring.

January 31, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


UGA, Georgia Tech expect signing day drama

ATLANTA - Rodney Garner says this recruiting season didn't have a normal start, since Georgia was coming off a losing season.

January 31, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Peyton's shadow looms over big game

INDIANAPOLIS - Peyton Manning isn't ready to discuss retirement yet.

January 31, 2012 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Super Bowl rematch

INDIANAPOLIS - Here we go again.

January 30, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Allmendinger caps big offseason with victory at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - AJ Allmendinger won five races during the 2006 season in Champ Car, then walked away hoping to launch a new career in NASCAR.

January 30, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Woods might need to teach himself how to win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Tiger Woods laughed at the question and it was hard to blame him.

January 30, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tiger leading the way in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tiger Woods put himself in position to win his second straight tournament Saturday, and this one would leave little doubt about which direction his game is going.

January 28, 2012 | By MICHAEL CASEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Tiger tops leaderboard (briefly) at Hero World Challenge

NASSAU, Bahamas - One of the biggest cheers at the Hero World Challenge came from seeing the name Tiger Woods moved to the top of the ...

December 01, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles close out season on road against Coastal

Give Coastal Carolina interim coach Jamey Chadwell credit for one thing: he is a man of his word.

December 01, 2017 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Championship Saturday around 'P5'

ATLANTA - When Gus Malzahn guided Auburn to the national championship game in his first season as head coach, it was all such a whirlwind.

December 01, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern names head football coach - Lunsford earns his shot

On Oct. 22, former Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers was relieved of his duties and a national search for a new coach began.

November 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Pittsburg stuns No. 2 Canes

PITTSBURGH - Miami spent the better part of 13 months putting together the nation's longest winning streak behind a series of comebacks that returned the ...

November 24, 2017 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles look to keep Ragin' Cajuns out of a bowl

As a horrible season by anyone's standards winds its way to the finish Georgia Southern finds itself in the role of spoiler once again ...

November 24, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Eagles hang on against UMKC, now 5-0

ESTERO, Fla. - Mike Hughes tallied 17 points and five rebounds, and Georgia Southern held UMKC to one field goal in the last four minutes to ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


The tale of the hungry ducklings

(Author's note: I've had several requests to give an update on Matilda the Muscovy Duck and her brood that we raised this past ...

November 21, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


GS ladies notch win at S.C. State

Freshman Tatum Barber hit three free throws with 0.4 seconds remaining to lift Georgia Southern women's basketball to a 61-58 win at South ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA - One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of dust in a ...

November 20, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles finally in win column

As the old saying goes, the tenth time is the charm.

November 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined ...

November 17, 2017 | By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press | Sports


IOC to decide Dec. 5 if Russia goes to 2018 Winter Olympics

GENEVA - The International Olympic Committee will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

November 17, 2017 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals coasted to his third Cy Young Award, winning Wednesday for the second straight year in the National League.

November 15, 2017 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


SEC teams rely on young QB's with varying results

The Southeastern Conference is filled with young quarterbacks this season, with many teams putting their offenses in the hands of freshmen or sophomores.

November 15, 2017 | KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated Press | Sports


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