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Tiger leading the way in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tiger Woods put himself in position to win his second straight tournament Saturday, and this one would leave little doubt about which direction his game is going.

January 28, 2012 | By MICHAEL CASEY AP Sports Writer | Sports

Azarenka routs Sharapova to take Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia - Victoria Azarenka started celebrating, then suddenly did a double-take to ask her coach, "What happened?"

January 28, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports

Hawks stun Pistons in OT

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Joe Johnson scored 28 of his 30 points after halftime, including a tying 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in regulation, and the Atlanta Hawks stunned the Detroit Pistons 107-101 in overtime Friday night.

January 27, 2012 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports

Ganassi teams hope to be up front at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Chip Ganassi hopes to improve on last year's 24-hour race at Daytona International Speedway.

January 27, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports

Novak Djokovic wins marathon match

MELBOURNE, Australia - If anyone knows how Novak Djokovic feels after sweating and scrapping for almost five hours in the Australian Open semifinals, it's his next opponent - Rafael Nadal.

January 27, 2012 | By CAROLINE CHEESE AP Sports Writer | Sports

Nadal beats Federer

MELBOURNE, Australia - Only the trophy and the tears were missing from this latest Grand Slam installment of Rafa vs. Roger.

January 26, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports

Bucs lure Schiano away from Rutgers

TAMPA, Fla. - The Buccaneers are counting on Greg Schiano to lead them back to respectability and transform Tampa Bay into consistent winners - much in the same way he made Rutgers matter again.

January 26, 2012 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports

Funeral service for Paterno as thousands mourn

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Quiet mourners lined the route of Joe Paterno's funeral procession Wednesday, watching with grief and reverence as the electric-blue hearse carrying the Penn State coach's casket slowly drove by.

January 25, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports

Pats in familiar place

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Season opener or Super Bowl, every game is a big game to Bill Belichick.

January 24, 2012 | By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports

Federer, Clijsters advance to tournament semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer advanced to the Australian Open semifinals for the ninth consecutive year with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Juan Martin del Potro, one of only two men who've beaten him in a Grand Slam final.

January 24, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports

Not-so-special teams are costly

If it's true, as the saying goes, that "defense wins championships," the NFL's conference title games offered ample evidence that special teams can lose them.

January 23, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports

Public memorial set for Paterno at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno's family said Monday the legendary football coach will get a two-day viewing and a public memorial this week on the Penn State campus, two months after the university summarily fired him over the phone.

January 23, 2012 | By MARK SCOLFORO AP Sports Writer | Sports

Giants to face Patriots in Super Bowl

Talk about a super sequel.

January 22, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports

Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno dies at 85

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Happy Valley was perfect for Joe Paterno, a place where "JoePa" knew best, where he not only won more football games than any other major college coach, but won them the right way: with integrity and sportsmanship. A place where character came first, championships second.

January 22, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports

Tight end the new 'it' position in NFL

From Gonzo to Gronk to Graham, tight ends are running past, around and through defenders at an unprecedented rate. Hey, the Patriots' Rob Gronkowski does all of those things on one play.

January 21, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports

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Sun Belt semifinals all set

UL Lafayette 80, Texas St. 54

March 09, 2018 | From Staff and Wire Reports | Sports

Tiger Woods shoots 70 thanks to par-saving shot from trees

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods moved spectators and a TV truck, and then warned everybody in earshot.

March 09, 2018 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports

Eagles kick off spring practice

Just before 4 p.m. on Thursday alongside the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek, the 2018 edition of the Georgia Southern Eagles strapped on helmets ...

March 09, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Lefty's Back: Mickelson wins for first time in five years

MEXICO CITY - Phil Mickelson knew this was coming, even when he had so little to show for it.

March 05, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Tookie Brown makes another All-Sun Belt squad

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern guard Tookie Brown has been named first-team All-Sun Belt for the third consecutive season, the league announced today.

March 05, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

GS Women's team begins Sun Belt tournament in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - The Georgia Southern women's basketball team opens up Sun Belt Conference Tournament play on Tuesday as the No. 11 seed, facing sixth-seeded ...

March 05, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Troy falls to Eagles in regular season finale

On a day when Hanner Fieldhouse said goodbye to six seniors, Georgia Southern said hello to a first round bye through next week's Sun ...

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Baseball Eagles drop another to Elon

Georgia Southern scraped together a pair of runs to send things into extra innings after trailing most of the day, but Elon plated a run ...

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Sharma holds lead into Sunday at Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Shubhankar Sharma stayed up in the middle of the night in India to watch golf at the highest level, usually the majors, and ...

March 03, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

FIFA panel adds video review to soccer laws ahead of World Cup

ZURICH - In one of the most fundamental changes ever to soccer's 155-year-old rules, FIFA approved video review on Saturday and cleared the way to ...

March 03, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports

Alaska's famed Iditarod is set to begin amid turbulent year

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The 46th running of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicks off Saturday amid the most turbulent year ever for the ...

March 02, 2018 | By RACHEL D'ORO Associated Press | Sports

Sharma soars into the lead in Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Success has come quickly for Shubhankar Sharma, and the Mexico Championship is no exception.

March 02, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Eagles fall to Elon

Following a midweek loss at the College of Charleston, Georgia Southern turned in an eerily similar performance in the first game of a three-game set ...

March 02, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

NFL teams finally get to see QB hopefuls at combine

INDIANAPOLIS - This year's deep class of quarterbacks features as many as a half dozen first-round NFL prospects full of hope, hype and hazard.

March 02, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports

Six-time medalist Raisman sues U.S. Olympic Committee

Aly Raisman spent months urging the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics to get serious about taking a long hard look into how Larry ...

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

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