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Syracuse avoids historic upset

PITTSBURGH - Syracuse was missing its starting center. North Carolina-Asheville thought the Orange got help from three men in striped shirts.

March 15, 2012 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


It's March Madness

Butler and Virginia Commonwealth defied the odds with Hoosiers-like runs to the Final Four last season, leaving a trail of ripped up NCAA tournament brackets across the country.

March 15, 2012 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Want to see GSU hoops coach Charlton Young's NCAA bracket?

Herald Sports Editor Noell Barnidge spoke with Georgia Southern men's basketball head coach Charlton Young on Tuesday night and got C.Y.'s picks for the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tounament. Click on the image to see C.Y.'s bracket. How do you think he did?

March 14, 2012 | Eddie Ledbetter | Sports


Outdoor Life - March is the favorite month of bass fishermen

I've written several articles over the fall and winter about how to catch largemouth bass during those specific times. The truth of the matter is that those who constantly go in search of old bucket-mouth are just trying to find a way to get through those cold months and catch enough fish to avoid going into a deep depression. November is the favorite for deer hunters, and the duck hunters love January, but March is the month bass fishermen come out of the closet in earnest. It is the official starting line for a new season.

March 13, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


UGA legend Dooley to visit Statesboro

Legendary University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley will be in Statesboro for a book signing Tuesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the lobby of the main office at Sea Island Bank at 2 East Main Street.

March 13, 2012 | Staff report | Sports


Busy day expected as NFL free agency kicks off

Open for business, wild as it might get.

March 12, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Bracket time: Let the madness begin

Want to be sure you have the perfect March Madness bracket this year? Not possible.

March 12, 2012 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


More injury problems plague Tiger

DORAL, Fla. - The speculation at the start of the year was when Tiger Woods would win.

March 12, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Watson goes after first world title

By DOUG FERGUSON

March 10, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bubba Watson shoots 62 and takes the lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - Bubba Watson and Justin Rose put on an amazing show of birdies in blustery conditions at Doral, making 17 between them while playing in the same group Friday at the Cadillac Championship.

March 09, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Scott, Dufner tied for lead at Cadillac Championship

DORAL, Fla. - Playing only his sixth round of the year, Adam Scott faced a strong test Thursday at Doral and never looked better.

March 08, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Teams begin bidding for 4-time MVP Peyton Manning

INDIANAPOLIS - Sent packing by his only NFL team, one he transformed from afterthought to Super Bowl champion, Peyton Manning said goodbye to the Indianapolis Colts with a shaky voice and tear-filled eyes, then got ready to find a new place to play quarterback.

March 07, 2012 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Crossfit to open in Statesboro next week

For Statesboro residents tired of waiting in line for a spot on a treadmill as college students scramble to get in shape for spring break, a new fitness option is about to come to town.

March 07, 2012 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


The most dangerous games taught many lessons

This public service message is brought to you today in part by your friendly outdoor writer, and comes as a result of long and painful experience.

March 07, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Benson backing Saints' GM, coach

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson isn't backing off his support of his general manager and coach, even as his team is accused by the NFL of maintaining a bounty program to injure opponents.

March 05, 2012 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


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SHS boys tennis takes region title

Wednesday brought about the Region 2-AAAAA tennis championships at Mill Creek Regional Park. And on the boys' side, the first place trophy never left town.

April 11, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

April 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA title

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Karson Kuhlman had a goal and an assist, and Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school's ...

April 08, 2018 | By MIKE COOK Associated Press | Sports


Eagles fly past Little Rock

Georgia Southern Baseball took a 3-2 win over Little Rock on Saturday afternoon to open an abbreviated two game set in The Natural State. Heavy ...

April 08, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Reed builds three shot lead over McIlroy

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The only thunder was on the ground, not in the sky, a series of ear-splitting roars for Patrick Reed and his two eagles ...

April 08, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No technology, no problem: The Masters Life

When you hear the name Augusta National, several things immediately come to mind. There is the long, beautiful stretch down Magnolia Lane that leads to ...

April 07, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


76ers hold off LeBron, Cavs 132-130 for 13th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - LeBron James pulled Ben Simmons in for a hug, and smiled and laughed in a brief chat with Joel Embiid.

April 07, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Truex, Harvick know how to get to front at tracks like Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick certainly know their way to the front at 1 1/2-mile tracks like the one at ...

April 06, 2018 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lingering winter getting the best of baseball early on

Steady and sure-handed, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is a confident mitt man.

April 06, 2018 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


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