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Hawks pick Texas F Damion James at No. 24

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have selected Texas forward Damion James with the 24th overall pick in the NBA draft.

June 24, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


70-68 in 5th! Isner beats Mahut at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - When The Match That Would Not End finally did, at 70-68 in the fifth set, after a record 11 hours, 5 minutes spread over three days, the customary handshake between opponents simply would not suffice.

June 24, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal puts tennis ahead of royalty

WIMBLEDON, England - The King of Clay passed up a chance to meet the Queen of England.

June 24, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rose birdies 5 of last 6 holes at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. - Justin Rose birdied five of his final six holes for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead Thursday in the Travelers Championship.

June 24, 2010 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Japan tops Denmark

RUSTENBERG, South Africa - Take a bow, Japan. Better yet, take two. You've advanced at the World Cup.

June 24, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


10­‑hour match not over yet

WIMBLEDON, England - On and on and on, and on some more, they played - longer than anyone ever had before. And still there was no winner.

June 23, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Federer reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - Well-rehearsed in the role of gracious winner, Roger Federer patiently waited for his opponent to tuck his racket into a bag, and they walked off the court side by side and smiling at the crowd's long, loud roar.

June 23, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


USA heads to Round 2 of World Cup

PRETORIA, South Africa - Over and over, everything seemed to go against them.

June 23, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lawrence Taylor indicted on rape charges

NEW YORK - Pro football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was indicted Wednesday by a suburban New York grand jury on charges of third-degree rape and patronizing a prostitute.

June 23, 2010 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | Sports


Hawks enter draft with eye on free-agent Johnson

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks' NBA draft will be overshadowed by the possibility of losing Joe Johnson to free agency.

June 23, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Phil Jackson leaning toward retirement

EL SEGUNDO, Calif - Phil Jackson thinks he is just about ready to walk away from his unparalleled NBA coaching career. The Los Angeles Lakers are all hoping he will change his mind in the next week.

June 23, 2010 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Make or break time for USA

PRETORIA, South Africa - One more game, one last chance to make their reputation.

June 22, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal back at Wimbledon with a bang

WIMBLEDON, England - Trying to switch directions while chasing a shot beneath the Royal Box at Wimbledon's Centre Court, Rafael Nadal lost his footing and took a nasty-looking spill, flinging his racket in the air while he fell.

June 22, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


South Carolina eliminates No. 1 Arizona State, 11-4

OMAHA, Neb. - Jackie Bradley and Adrian Morales homered during an eight-run second inning that propelled South Carolina to an 11-4 victory over No. 1 national seed Arizona State on Tuesday, knocking the Sun Devils out of the College World Series.

June 22, 2010 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take - What does it take to be a success?

Just win, baby.

June 21, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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US beats France 86-67 to advance to finals

RIO DE JANEIRO - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart to retire in June 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will retire next summer after a tumultuous tenure that included consolidation of the men's and women ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


US routs Argentina 105-78, moves into men's basketball semis

RIO DE JANEIRO - The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

August 17, 2016 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


NFL demands that players interview in investigation

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers' linebacker James Harrison doesn't want to face a suspension. He is also not interested in talking to NFL representatives ...

August 16, 2016 | By DAN SCIFO Associated Press | Sports


Biles notches fourth gold medal of games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles starts each year by pulling out a notebook to write down her goals for the next 12 months. When ...

August 16, 2016 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Beware the dangers of weed aversion

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta has recently released a study on a new illness that has been dubbed Weed Height Aversion and ...

August 16, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


New soccer coach Murphy has work cut out for him

Any new coach will always have his work cut out as he prepares a team full of unfamiliar players for a competitive season. For new ...

August 15, 2016 | | Sports


BA falls to Robert Toombs 4-1

Bulloch Academy racked up a season-high eight hits on Monday night, but could only translate it into one run as the Gators fell to Robert ...

August 15, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Former Georgia Southern star McKinnon to see larger role in '16 Vikings this season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Jerick McKinnon took the handoff left and hit heavy traffic in his own end zone, bouncing off a Minnesota blocker to find ...

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Pick Six: Games that will determine the CFB playoff

If you can only watch six games this college football season, well, you should probably consider changing jobs or something because that is no way ...

August 15, 2016 | | Sports


Robinson makes early splash in Falcons' deep WR competition

FLOWERY BRANCH - A big preseason debut with the Falcons allowed Aldrick Robinson to stand out in a deep competition at wide receiver, if only for ...

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia Southern alum Gene Sauers wins US Senior Open

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio - A decade after battling a rare illness that nearly killed him and kept him off the golf course for seven years, Gene ...

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Golden anniversary: Kiffin enters 50th year of coaching

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Monte Kiffin didn't handle retirement very well.

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Usain Bolt rarely complains about going too fast.

August 13, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Fan Fest a big hit with Georgia Southern crowd

Georgia Southern coach Tyson Summers is buckling up for a grueling season on the football field, but some other members of his household were thinking ...

August 13, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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