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U.S. tops North Korea

DRESDEN, Germany - Once, twice, three times and then a fourth, Lauren Cheney launched a shot with her foot only to watch it go right into the hands of the North Korean goalkeeper.

June 28, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Goodell, Smith meet in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith opened four days of labor talks in Minnesota on Tuesday, getting together without players or owners in the room.

June 28, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Sharapova makes return to semis

WIMBLEDON, England - Maria Sharapova's coach called it "a statement."

June 28, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Woods out until fully recovered

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Tiger Woods is no longer using crutches, a walking boot or a razor. He hasn't hit a full golf shot in 47 days and has no idea when he will practice, much less play in another tournament.

June 28, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Dodgers bankrupt

LOS ANGELES - One of baseball's proudest franchises is in tatters, its future to be decided more in the courtroom than on the field.

June 27, 2011 | By ROBERT JABLON Associated Press | Sports


Williams sisters, Wozniacki all out

WIMBLEDON, England - Walking away from Centre Court, Oracene Price - mother and sometimes-coach to Serena and Venus Williams - shook her head after watching one daughter lose at Wimbledon, then the other.

June 27, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Jacobson surges into lead

CROMWELL, Conn. - Nineteen-year-old amateur Patrick Cantlay had trouble building on his record-setting round in the Travelers Championship.

June 25, 2011 | By PAT EATON-ROBB AP National Writer | Sports


Sorenson takes wild Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Justin Allgaier was coasting to the finish and a near-certain victory - then he ran out of gas.

June 25, 2011 | By ERIC OLSEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Serena already looking sharp

By HOWARD FENDRICH

June 25, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Cantlay shoots 60 to take lead

CROMWELL, Conn. - Nineteen-year-old UCLA star Patrick Cantlay has insisted he has no intention of leaving school early to join the PGA Tour.

June 24, 2011 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press | Sports


Roddick exits in round 3

WIMBLEDON, England - Head bowed, Andy Roddick trudged off Centre Court, his purple Wimbledon towel dragging along the turf.

June 24, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Hawks draft Benson with 48th pick

ATLANTA - Center Keith Benson wants to help the Atlanta Hawks boost their scoring and defense on the front line.

June 24, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Sports


New king in Cleveland?

NEWARK, N.J. - Kyrie Irving traveled just a few miles down the road to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

June 23, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


No. 1 Virginia knocks out Cal

OMAHA, Neb. - Unbeaten Tyler Wilson carried a shutout into the eighth inning, Virginia used a four-run sixth to break open a close game and the No. 1-seeded Cavaliers eliminated California from the College World Series with a 8-1 victory on Thursday night.

June 23, 2011 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rain dampens day one at Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. - Michael Bradley had a one-stroke lead when first-round play in the Travelers Championship was suspended for the day Thursday.

June 23, 2011 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press | Sports


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My Take: A Father's Day rite of passage

I've been a father for nearly a year. My wife and I welcomed our daughter into the world on June 27, 2016. So while ...

June 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Thomas' 63 sets record at US Open

ERIN, Wis. - Justin Thomas managed to stand out in a U.S. Open where par is going out of style.

June 18, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tormenta surges late for win

By MIKE ANTHONY

June 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


It's anyone's game

ERIN, Wis. - The biggest surprise at this U.S. Open was not who was leading, but who was leaving.

June 16, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McGregor camp insists it's 'Game On'

SINGAPORE - Conor McGregor's fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Aug. 26 has been described by critics as a novelty and a sideshow, among other ...

June 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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


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