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49ers, Patriots win, advance in NFL playoffs

SAN FRANCISCO - What a way to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of "The Catch."

January 14, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks rally from 18 down, beat T-Wolves

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 25 points, Ivan Johnson hit the clinching free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining and the Atlanta Hawks rallied from an 18-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 93-91, on Saturday night.

January 14, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY The Associated Press | Sports


School president: It's not a 'Penn State scandal'

By MARYCLAIRE DALE

January 12, 2012 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE AP Writer | Sports


NCAA president pushes to clean up college athletics

By MICHAEL MAROT

January 12, 2012 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Selig's contract extended through 2014

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. - Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he couldn't resist the pleas of team owners for him to stay on the job. His wife Sue has said all along there was no way her husband would walk away from the game.

January 12, 2012 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks knocked down

INDIANAPOLIS - Danny Granger scored 24 points to break out of a shooting slump in the Indiana Pacers' 96-84 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

January 11, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


For some AP voters, Alabama not No. 1

NEW ORLEANS - Alabama's convincing victory in the BCS championship wasn't enough to convince all 60 Associated Press college football poll voters that the Crimson Tide is No. 1.

January 10, 2012 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - Enduring the winter while yearning for spring

Winter has arrived in middle Georgia and it always gets me down. I sneaked a look at my temperature gauge this morning and it registered a frosty 21 degrees. I stepped out on the back deck and the wind was clipping along at about 20 knots, making the wind chill factor about 60 degrees below my tolerance level. Rumor had it that it was so cold the chickens were lining up at KFC to wait their turn in the pressure cooker and Kim Kardashian was downgraded from hot to tepid.

January 10, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


No doubt about it: Bama is the best after BCS rout

NEW ORLEANS - As required, Alabama's players whooped it up amid the confetti and fireworks, yet there was something muted about this championship celebration.

January 10, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


BCS as we know it is going away

NEW ORLEANS - The Bowl Championship Series as college football fans have come to know it is going away.

January 09, 2012 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Larkin to be enshrined in baseball Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - Barry Larkin had no idea back in 1982 that he would become a baseball Hall of Famer thanks to Bo Schembechler.

January 09, 2012 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tebow, Thomas lift Denver to fast 29-23 OT victory

DENVER (AP) - The Drive. The Fumble. And now, The Blink of an Eye.

January 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Giants rout Falcons 24-2 in NFC wild-card game

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes and the New York Giants ran all over Atlanta in a 24-2 rout of the Falcons in an NFC wild-card game on Sunday.

January 08, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks back to winning ways

ATLANTA - Josh Smith scored 25 points, Joe Johnson and Vladimir Radmanovic each added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks beat Chicago 109-94 Saturday night to snap the Bulls' six-game winning streak.

January 07, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Smith lifts Hawks past Bobcats, 102-96 in OT

CHARLOTTE - Josh Smith knew playing three games in three days would be tough.

January 06, 2012 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Foles sees religious life after football

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Nick Foles has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes.

February 02, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Fowler, DeChambeau share Phoenix Open lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Rickie Fowler took a share of the lead into the weekend in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He knows from experience the party ...

February 02, 2018 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sepp Blatter wants FIFA case re-opened

GENEVA - Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter claims to have "new facts" and wants to re-open the financial misconduct case that led to his six-year ban.

February 02, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Can Eagles pull off upset?

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - America loves comeback stories, the last-to-first variety that features new stars, big plays and a monumental triumph at the end.

February 02, 2018 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Liukin latest to step down amidst USA Gymnastics scandal

The coordinator of the women's national team for USA Gymnastics has stepped down, the latest departure to rock the embattled organization in the wake ...

February 02, 2018 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


MLB players upet as top free agents remain unsigned

NEW YORK - A prominent baseball agent said players are angered over the slow free-agent market and suggested they consider boycotting spring training.

February 02, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


North Korean athletes cross border for Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which ...

February 01, 2018 | By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press | Sports


GS ladies stuck between Little Rock and a hard place

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - First-place Little Rock women's basketball remained unbeaten in the league with a 92-52 Sun Belt Conference win over visiting Georgia Southern ...

February 01, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Wentz serving as Philadelphia's biggest cheerleader

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Carson Wentz made the rounds along Radio Row at last year's Super Bowl and promised himself he'd be back for this ...

January 30, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: A real duck dynasty

With apologies to Phil Robertson and his funky band of bearded miscreants, there has arisen a mighty band of ducks on the Richardson farm down ...

January 29, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Eagles maul Mavericks

Georgia Southern overcame a big deficit early on Thursday, only to lose its grip on a win late in the game. The Eagles faced a ...

January 27, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern ladies finally snap losing streak

The Georgia Southern women's basketball squad shot a season-best 51.9 percent from the floor in picking up its first Sun Belt Conference win ...

January 27, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Security as tight as ever for Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Concrete barriers and chain-link fencing are going up around the site of the Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, where a contingent of local, state ...

January 27, 2018 | AMY FORLITI Associated Press | Sports


Noren takes one-stroke lead at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - Alex Noren of Sweden has all the credentials to be on the fringe of the elite in golf. He is a nine-time winner ...

January 27, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Wozniacki claims first career major championship

MELBOURNE, Australia - For all her success in tennis, from holding the No. 1 ranking for more than a year to winning 27 titles, one question ...

January 27, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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