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Ivy League limits practice contact

NEWARK, N.J. - In an effort to reduce the number of concussions and subconcussive hits, Ivy League football teams will be allowed to have just two full-contact practices a week, three less than the NCAA allows.

July 20, 2011 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Source: No player NFL vote Wednesday

WASHINGTON - NFL players didn't vote Wednesday on a full proposal to settle the league's labor dispute, citing several outstanding issues, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

July 20, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


Sides close in on deal

Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller and lawyers for retired NFL players joined labor talks with representatives of owners and current players Tuesday as signs mounted that the league's lockout might almost be over.

July 19, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Slive sees new direction for NCAA

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive is well aware of the recent criticism of the NCAA - complaints about prolonged investigations and rulings that leave coaches and administrators scratching their heads.

July 19, 2011 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Many seeking a major success

SANDWICH, England - Dustin Johnson probably doesn't think he'll have to wait 15 years to win a major.

July 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Contador attacks, gains on leader

GAP, France - Defending champion Alberto Contador caught his Tour de France rivals by surprise with a brash climbing attack Tuesday, gaining time on leader Thomas Voeckler during a rainy 16th stage won by Thor Hushovd.

July 19, 2011 | By JAMEY KEATON Associated Press | Sports


Sources: Lockout end looming

The NFL told club executives they could be schooled in the ins and outs of the new labor contract as early as Thursday, and the players' association summoned its leadership for a potential vote - the strongest signs yet the lockout might be nearing an end.

July 18, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


Local Roundup: Michael Curry to host Curry Cup bowling benefit

Michael Curry, Georgia Southern Basketball Hall of Famer and current associate head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, will host a benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

July 18, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Loss may have been a good thing

Let's begin by not overstating the case.

July 18, 2011 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist | Sports


U.S. women fall in final

FRANKFURT, Germany - Japan has won the Women's World Cup, stunning the United States 3-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after coming from behind twice in a 2-2 tie.

July 17, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR Associated Press | Sports


2011 World Cup: US faces Japan for all the marbles

FRANKFURT, Germany - The bumpy, windy road got the Americans right where they wanted to go all along.

July 16, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Clarke leads British Open with one round left

SANDWICH, England - A day that began with howling rain and wind ended in bright sunshine, a turn of meteorological fortune that helped sort out a bunched-up field at the British Open.

July 16, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


NCAA inducts 2011 Hall of Fame class

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Desmond Howard shook his head and smiled. It's been 20 years since he won the Heisman Trophy at Michigan as an electrifying pass catcher and kick returner.

July 16, 2011 | By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer | Sports


McIlroy in the mix at Open

SANDWICH, England - On a sunny day when the old-timers shined, the kid made sure he was right in the thick of things at the British Open.

July 15, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Former Eagle Adams shoots 62 at Viking Classic

MADISON, Miss. - Blake Adams had the day's best round, but the focus was on the weather. For nearly four hours, Troy Matteson tried to figure out ways to kill time in the clubhouse as thunderstorms rolled across Annandale Golf Club.

July 15, 2011 | By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Kisner shoots another 67

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Most meaningful of all the text messages Hideki Matsuyama received last week was the one from Jason Day congratulating the Japanese ...

August 11, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ezekiel Elliott suspended

DALLAS - The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league rushing leader ...

August 11, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kisner, Olesen lead at PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jordan Spieth began his quest for the career Grand Slam by not making a putt longer than 5 feet. What helped was ...

August 10, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


What shakes out in the SBC?

This is the fourth installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

August 09, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


BA's Osborne one of America's best shooters

Football, basketball, baseball and trap shooting?

August 09, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Premier league spend heavily to dethrone champs Chelsea

LONDON - The way Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho have been spending, the Premier League trophy should be returning to Manchester in May.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Oklahoma would have to face Big 12 rematch for another title

Either Oklahoma or Texas won the last seven Big 12 championship games.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles look to be in the Sun Belt title hunt

Practices have commenced and classes are just around the corner. And on Thursday, a Georgia Southern squad will take part in the first exhibition of ...

August 07, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Steve Pennington gets one more shot to go out on top

Behind Fred Shaver Field in Brooklet sit the open practice fields of Southeast Bulloch High School, no longer vacant now that the Yellow Jackets are ...

August 07, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when ...

August 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Kaepernick unemployed, but at least Cutler has a job

Jay Cutler has a job playing quarterback.

August 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast 8.7.17

Mike chats with GS women's soccer coach Brian Dunleavy about the upcoming season

August 07, 2017 | | Sports


PGA Championship moving to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when ...

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pieters, Johnson lead at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - Thomas Pieters finds golf to be a lot more enjoyable when he's playing from the fairway.

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Analytics creeping into college football

The game still nags at Tulane coach Willie Fritz. The big upset that got away.

August 05, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


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