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Little League World Series: Warner Robins survives

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Every step around the bases and every swing at the plate made Jake Fromm's back ache.

August 20, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA's 'death penalty' could be option for Miami

INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA President Mark Emmert says he's willing to back up his tough talk on punishing rule-breakers - even using the "death penalty" as a deterrent.

August 19, 2011 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Little League World Series: California, Canada win

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Pitcher Braydon Salzman missed getting hit in the head by a comebacker at the Little League World Series by the thin brim of his yellow cap.

August 19, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Louisiana beats Georgia 2-0 in LLWS nightcap

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Reliever Haden Erbe got out of a bases-loaded jam with nobody out in the sixth and Lafayette, La., held on for a thrilling 2-0 victory over Warner Robins, Ga., on Thursday night in the Little League World Series.

August 18, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smith named GSU softball coach

Georgia Southern athletics director Sam Baker has named Annie Smith the program's new head softball coach.

August 18, 2011 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


NCAA sets sights on 'Canes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - With investigators five months into checking allegations that a Ponzi scheme artist spent freely on University of Miami athletes, the NCAA president said Wednesday that if the claims are confirmed they show the need for "fundamental change" in college sports.

August 17, 2011 | By STEPHEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sixteen teams looking for world title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Montana had never had a team in the Little League World Series,. So, a couple weeks ago, 12-year-old Andy Maehl asked his Billings coach if their team was ready to make history.

August 17, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Presidents Cup lock?

Until winning the PGA Championship, the coolest thing in golf that happened to Keegan Bradley during his amazing rookie season was getting a phone call from Fred Couples in May after he won his first PGA Tour event.

August 16, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


Local Roundup: Curry Cup takes place Saturday

Michael Curry, Georgia Southern Basketball Hall of Famer and current associate head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, will host a benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

August 16, 2011 | From staff reports | Sports


Outdoor Life: Bow shooting practice tips

Compound bows have been on the scene since the mid 1960's and by design have the potential for greater velocity and accuracy than other types of bows. Nonetheless it takes practice to become proficient with this modern hunting weapon.

August 16, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


My Take - Best part of the football season

The two best parts of the football season have to be the beginning and the end of the regular season.

August 15, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Texas A&M facing 'lengthy' realignment process

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M is looking into joining the Southeastern Conference, and contemplating remaining in the Big 12.

August 15, 2011 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC expansion?

HOUSTON - The Texas A&M System board of regents has called a special meeting Monday that includes an agenda item about conference alignment. The session comes amid speculation that Texas A&M is leaving the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference.

August 13, 2011 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Zambrano placed on disqualified list

ATLANTA - The Chicago Cubs placed Carlos Zambrano on the disqualified list Saturday and said the right-hander would receive no pay and have no part in team activities for 30 days.

August 13, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


No-names on top

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Brendan Steele and Jason Dufner at least can make a name for themselves in the PGA Championship. Until that big trophy is handed out Sunday, however, this major remains very much a mystery.

August 13, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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What shakes out in the SBC?

This is the fourth installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

August 09, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


BA's Osborne one of America's best shooters

Football, basketball, baseball and trap shooting?

August 09, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Premier league spend heavily to dethrone champs Chelsea

LONDON - The way Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho have been spending, the Premier League trophy should be returning to Manchester in May.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Oklahoma would have to face Big 12 rematch for another title

Either Oklahoma or Texas won the last seven Big 12 championship games.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles look to be in the Sun Belt title hunt

Practices have commenced and classes are just around the corner. And on Thursday, a Georgia Southern squad will take part in the first exhibition of ...

August 07, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Steve Pennington gets one more shot to go out on top

Behind Fred Shaver Field in Brooklet sit the open practice fields of Southeast Bulloch High School, no longer vacant now that the Yellow Jackets are ...

August 07, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when ...

August 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Kaepernick unemployed, but at least Cutler has a job

Jay Cutler has a job playing quarterback.

August 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast 8.7.17

Mike chats with GS women's soccer coach Brian Dunleavy about the upcoming season

August 07, 2017 | | Sports


PGA Championship moving to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when ...

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pieters, Johnson lead at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - Thomas Pieters finds golf to be a lot more enjoyable when he's playing from the fairway.

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Analytics creeping into college football

The game still nags at Tulane coach Willie Fritz. The big upset that got away.

August 05, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Still plenty of business to settle for Los Angeles to host

By EDDIE PELLS

August 05, 2017 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writers | Sports


Eagles hit field for scrimmage

After two weeks of practice, the Georgia Southern football team was finally able to get into more of a game situation as it scrimmaged for ...

August 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


12 teams, 24 games: SBC upsets and traps

This is the third installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

August 03, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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