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Giddy Schiavone takes Open title

PARIS - Francesca Schiavone threw uppercuts, put her fists to her face and skipped about the court. And then, when she had won the French Open, she really let her emotions show.

June 05, 2010 | BY STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Drosselmeyer wins Belmont in upset

NEW YORK - Drosselmeyer pulled off an upset in the Belmont Stakes, seizing the lead in the stretch and giving Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott his first win in a Triple Crown race.

June 05, 2010 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


USA tops Turkey in World Cup warmup

PHILADELPHIA - Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey scored second-half goals for the United States to beat Turkey 2-1 on Saturday in the Americans' last game before leaving for the World Cup.

June 05, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Tech stings Mercer with 10-0 victory

ATLANTA - Mark Pope pitched a five-hitter and Tony Plagman homered twice in Georgia Tech's 10-0 victory over Mercer in the second game of the Atlanta regional on Friday night.

June 04, 2010 | GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


Fastbreak: Tryouts for baseball showcase scheduled

Tuesday at Mill Creek, rising high school sophomores-seniors are encouraged to try out for a spot in the 2010 Georgia Underclassman Top 100 Baseball Showcase, which takes place

June 04, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


Fowler sets Memorial standard; Woods to make cut

DUBLIN, Ohio - Rickie Fowler, the new kid in golf, gave himself a chance Friday to be the next kid to win on the PGA Tour.

June 04, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Trainer Nick Zito seeks 3rd Belmont win in 6 years

NEW YORK - No one is in more of a New York state of mind these days than Nick Zito.

June 04, 2010 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Improbable pairing in French Open women's final

PARIS - Francesca Schiavone has provided the better photo op, her beaming face caked with clay after she kissed the court to celebrate her semifinal victory at the French Open.

June 04, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal must beat Soderling for 5th French title

PARIS - All Rafael Nadal cares about is winning a fifth French Open championship.

June 04, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Ogilvy, Fowler, Rose share lead at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio - Geoff Ogilvy felt as though he made more putts in one round at the Memorial than he had in the last month. One little miss that cost him the outright lead Thursday sure wasn't going to spoil his day.

June 03, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Nadal needs 2 more wins for 5th French Open title

PARIS - On his way to the locker room after his 20th consecutive victory on clay, Rafael Nadal was pressed in an on-court interview to declare himself the man to beat at this year's upset-filled French Open.

June 03, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


An imperfect game: Selig won't reverse umpire's blown call

NEW YORK - The imperfect game stands.

June 03, 2010 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Woods moves on without a coach

DUBLIN, Ohio - Tiger Woods is the defending champion at Memorial and a four-time winner at Muirfield Village.

June 02, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Williams exits French Open with loss to Stosur

PARIS - Serena Williams is usually the one who saves match points, not wastes them.

June 02, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Federer bids adieu

PARIS - His French Open reign suddenly over, his record streak of 23 consecutive Grand Slam semifinals done, too, Roger Federer paused briefly as he trudged off court at dusk, acknowledging the fans' applause with a polite smile and a quick wave.

June 01, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


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Looking beyond the home team in Olympic basketball coverage

NEW YORK (AP) - In Rio and any other Olympics, broadcasters are frequently criticized for a concentration on a home nation's athletes that causes it ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Bello, Na share Wyndham lead at -7

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Rested after the Rio Olympics, Rafa Cabrera Bello shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the Wyndham Championship for a share of ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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


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