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Braves plit doubleheader with Bucks

PITTSBURGH - Tim Hudson limited Pittsburgh to two hits and an unearned run over seven innings and the Atlanta Braves halted their seven-game road losing streak and the Pirates' six-game winning streak with an 8-1 victory Monday in the second game of a doubleheader.

May 27, 2008 | By ALAN ROBINSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Weekly Whatup, 5/12

G'day my rowdy readers. Hope everyone had a lovely Mother's Day.

May 26, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


LOCAL ROUNDUP: Claxton's hopes crushed in late-inning collapse

CLAXTON - Baconton Charter scored seven runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Claxton in a wild finish Saturday in the first round of the GHSA Class AA state baseball playoffs.

May 25, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Local Roundup: Screven County sweeps Berrian, Claxton splits with Baconton

The Screven County Gamecocks swept Berrian County Friday in a double header to advance to the second round of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs.

May 24, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Devils breeze into second round of state

Put simply - Statesboro obliterated Bainbridge Friday night in the first round of the GHSA Class AAAA state playoffs.

May 24, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Local Roundup: Metter's Fordham signs with UGA

The 2008 3-A All-Region baseball team was announced this past week.

May 24, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Jenkins County travels to Lanier

Jenkins County will be making a long trip today - and possibly a trip back in time.

May 23, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


SEB heads to Cook

BROOKLET - The Cook Hornets (22-4, 16-0 Region 1-AA) are probably thinking the same thing they think every year as they prepare to host the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets today for a 3 p.m. doubleheader in the first round of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs.

May 23, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


BA travels to Piedmont

Bulloch Academy has already faced elimination long before its first-round opponent ever considered it.

May 23, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


SHS draws Bainbridge

Statesboro's run through the Region 3-AAAA tournament was no miracle. While the numbers may look surprising to the outsider, the Blue Devils have had the talent and wherewithal since Opening Day.

May 23, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Claxton welcomes Baconton Charter

CLAXTON - Players, coaches and fans in Claxton are about to head into uncharted territory. Not since 1954 have the Tigers won a region championship, and nobody can remember the last time CHS made a playoff appearance.

May 23, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Screven hosts Berrien

For the first time since 2001, Screven County will open the playoffs in Sylvania. For the first time ever, the Gamecocks (15-8) will play a postseason game in their new ballpark.

May 23, 2008 | Chad Bishop | Sports


FMB AOTW: Rogers lead CHS into playoff

Claxton pitcher Matthew Rogers is in the same boat with the rest of the Tigers. They're in the Top 10 in the state (Class A), and they've never played a postseason game.

May 22, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


Thomasville ends Screven's season

SYLVANIA - For the just second time in the history of the Screven County tennis team, the Lady Gamecocks won't be playing in the Final Four.

May 21, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Local Roundup: Metter golf wins state title

The Metter girls' golf team won the state championship on Monday at the Gold Club Resort in Dawsonville, Ga.

May 21, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


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Peterson suspended through at least end of season

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday, with the NFL suspending the star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season.

November 18, 2014 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Kevin Harvick charged through the field, picking off car after car, passing two other title contenders on a series of restarts. As he aggressively chased the victory and his first Sprint Cup title, it was clear that winning did indeed matter most in NASCAR's new championship formula.

November 16, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER Associated Press | Sports


Georgia loses Gurley to season-ending knee injury

Georgia tailback Todd Gurley's season has ended with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

November 16, 2014 | Associated Press | Sports


Margin matters in new playoff

In college football, it's not just about whether you win or lose. It's about the final score, too - and how much of a bump a comfortable margin of victory gives a team in the eyes of playoff judges.

November 13, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Trout, Kershaw claim MVPs

NEW YORK - Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award in nearly a half-century, coasting an easy victory Thursday.

November 13, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Kershaw, Kluber win Cy Young

NEW YORK - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was a unanimous winner for his third NL Cy Young Award after leading the majors in victories and ERA and throwing a no-hitter.

November 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Baby steps for a golf country still in infancy

SHANGHAI - The graceful movement was enough to get the full attention of Adam Scott, who knows a good golf swing when he sees one.

November 11, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Federer wins over Nishikori at ATP

LONDON - Roger Federer made the most of Kei Nishikori's erratic play Tuesday to secure a 6-3, 6-2 victory and move closer to a semifinal spot at the ATP Finals while Andy Murray posted his first victory to stay in contention at the elite tournament.

November 11, 2014 | By SAMUEL PETREQUIN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Another SEC West showdown

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Mississippi State and Alabama are the only Southeastern Conference teams that still control their fates in the playoff scramble.

November 10, 2014 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vikings awaiting word on Peterson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - The NFL Players Association has filed an expedited grievance with the NFL to reinstate Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.

November 10, 2014 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Abreu, deBrom named top rookies

NEW YORK - Jose Abreu and Jacob deGrom were far from the major leagues at the start of 2013.

November 10, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Newman's late pass dooms Gordon at Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kevin Harvick finally has a shot to win his first Sprint Cup championship, while Jeff Gordon was once again denied in his drive for No. 5.

November 09, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER Associated Press | Sports


Atlanta Falcons snap five-game losing streak

TAMPA, Fla. - Standing in a winning locker room for the first time in nearly two months, Matt Ryan stopped short of saying the Atlanta Falcons are back on track after ending a five-game losing streak.

November 09, 2014 | By FRED GOODALL Associated Press | Sports


Georgia Southern beats Texas State 28-25

SAN MARCOS, Texas - Matt Dobson returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown to help Georgia Southern win its seventh-straight game, holding off Texas State 28-25 on Saturday night.

November 08, 2014 | Associated Press | Sports


Rice NFL suspension hearing concludes after 2 days

NEW YORK - A hearing for Ray Rice appealing his NFL suspension concluded Thursday after two days and testimony from the former running back and the head of the league.

November 06, 2014 | By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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