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Halladay, Weaver get the nod

PHOENIX - Philadelphia's Roy Halladay will start for the National League in Tuesday night's All-Star game against the Los Angeles Angels' Jered Weaver.

July 11, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


US women all the rage

DUSSELDORF, Germany - The U.S. women's soccer team shared the Yankee Stadium scoreboard with Derek Jeter, made an appearance on "Good Morning America" and can now count Tom Hanks, Lil Wayne and Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers among their list of star-studded admirers.

July 11, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Braves even up series

PHILADELPHIA - Alex Gonzalez hit the go-ahead RBI single and Brian McCann added a two-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

July 09, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jeter notches 3000th hit

NEW YORK - This was so Derek Jeter.

July 09, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Now or never for USA vs. Brazil

DRESDEN, Germany - The U.S. is the No. 1 team in the world, a two-time World Cup champion and three-time Olympic gold medalist.

July 09, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Funeral services set for accident victim at Rangers game

ARLINGTON, Texas - When a fan fell out of the club level of seats at Rangers Ballpark while trying to catch a foul ball last July, the team immediately assessed the railings around the stadium.

July 09, 2011 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Another session set

MINNEAPOLIS - The federal magistrate judge who is mediating the labor dispute between NFL owners and players has scheduled another session for July 19 in Minneapolis.

July 09, 2011 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ohio State vacates 2010 football wins, Sugar Bowl

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State's 2010 Big Ten championship, its 12-1 season, its victories over rival Michigan and in the Sugar Bowl - all gone. Coach Jim Tressel is out and so is star quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

July 08, 2011 | By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and RUSTY MILLER Associated Press | Sports


3 years later, Marta gets another shot at Solo

DRESDEN, Germany - Bent at the waist, her back to the goal, Marta buried her face in her hands.

July 08, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


United States braces for Brazil in quarters

DRESDEN, Germany - The Americans can read a draw as well as anyone else. To win a third World Cup title, they were going to have to see Brazil at some point.

July 07, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Dodgers denied MLB documents

DOVER, Del. - A Delaware judge on Thursday denied a request by the Los Angeles Dodgers to order Major League Baseball to turn over a vast array of documents in the team's bankruptcy case.

July 07, 2011 | By RANDALL CHASE AP Business Writer | Sports


Sweden stuns US with 2-1 victory

WOLFSBURG, Germany - Lisa Dahlkvist converted a penalty, Nilla Fischer scored on a free kick and Sweden beat the Americans for the first time in World Cup play on Wednesday night, a 2-1 victory that forces the U.S. to play Brazil in the quarterfinals.

July 06, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Steve Stricker shooting for third-straight Deere title

SILVIS, Ill. - On just about any other day, Steve Stricker's 60 in the opening round of last year's John Deere Classic would have left him comfortably ahead and soaking in the adulation.

July 06, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Roger Clemens trial selecting jury

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens' perjury trial opened Wednesday with both sides raising the prospect of calling a roster of former baseball stars as witnesses and the judge angrily criticizing Congress for withholding an audiotape of Clemens' deposition at the heart of the case.

July 06, 2011 | By MARK SHERMAN and NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press | Sports


Woods to skip British Open as leg recovers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Those "minor" injuries to his left leg now have kept Tiger Woods from playing in two majors.

July 05, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Tormenta stymied to another draw on the road

South Georgia Tormenta FC put forth another solid effort as it travelled to take on the Myrtle Beach Mutiny Thursday evening. But - in what has ...

June 15, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


1st 2 claims in NFL concussion settlement total $9 million

The first two claims in the NFL's billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday, a total of $9 million in benefits.

June 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Russia making progress on racism before World Cup - report

MOSCOW - Russia has made progress fighting soccer racism ahead of next year's World Cup, but players, coaches and fans still risk abuse, a new ...

June 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Three more Eagles go pro

After being selected in the 21st round by the San Francisco Giants, Georgia Southern's Logan Baldwin will be leaving town to join the professional ...

June 14, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


ECI stud Durden taken by Red Sox in 20th round

While the Georgia Southern baseball team is receiving plenty of recognition for their success on draft day, one local high school senior has fallen through ...

June 14, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


AP Analysis: Rio de Janeiro Olympics cost $13.1 billion

RIO DE JANEIRO - An analysis by The Associated Press shows that the cost of putting on last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics was $13 ...

June 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


US steps up security for U19 basketball tournament in Egypt

John Calipari would prefer to focus on the players he wants and the offense he'll run.

June 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Major League Eagles

Beginning late in the 2016 season and running through the 2017 campaign, Georgia Southern's baseball team felt safe turning any late lead over to ...

June 13, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-championship obligations.

June 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


McIlroy's complaint: It's the US Open, leave rough alone

ERIN, Wis. - Rory McIlroy couldn't hold back on his complaints about the U.S. Open at Erin Hills, with an unusual twist: He was ...

June 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Storm can't sweep

By MIKE ANTHONY

June 10, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Solignac, Nikolic score in Fire's 2-0 win

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Luis Solignac and Nemanja Nikolic scored goals and the Chicago Fire beat Atlanta United 2-0 on Saturday.

June 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rain King: Buescher hopes he can reign again at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Rain, rain, go away. And maybe come back late Sunday with Chris Buescher in the lead.

June 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have shut down the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan Getzlaf this postseason.

June 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tebow says he's loving the minor league grind to get better

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tim Tebow gets weary of the long bus rides and laughs at his teammates' incessant superstitions. The grind to get better? That ...

June 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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