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Super regionals set

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Robert Beary imagined an even better NCAA regional tournament than the one he put together at home.

June 06, 2011 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Miami feeling the Dallas heat

DALLAS - A chance for another championship ahead of him, Dwyane Wade refused to look back.

June 06, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Plan to pay players self serving

Maybe Steve Spurrier was looking at his bank balance when he got his grand idea. Or maybe he just got the first check of a new deal that will pay him at least $2.8 million this year alone.

June 04, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Nadal, Federer meet once more

PARIS - There was a time when a Grand Slam final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal was a regular occurrence.

June 04, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


All-Georgia final set on golf course

STILLWATER, Okla. - Carter Newman birdied the first playoff hole Saturday to beat Oklahoma State's Sean Einhaus and lift defending champion Augusta State into an all-Georgia final round at the NCAA men's golf tournament.

June 04, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Li Na takes home women's title

PARIS - As China's Li Na tossed the ball while serving at match point in the French Open final, a cry from a fan in the stands pierced the silence at Court Philippe Chatrier.

June 04, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Heat trying to shake off collapse

DALLAS - After two days of intense film study and painstaking analysis of the final 14 possessions in their end-of-game collapse in Game 2 of the NBA finals, the Miami Heat finally came up with the reason why.

June 04, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jackets, Bulldogs survive the day

ATLANTA - Brandon Thomas and Daniel Palka homered in a five-run second inning, Jed Bradley pitched into the eighth and Georgia Tech beat Southern Mississippi 6-2 Saturday in the Atlanta Regional.

June 04, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Shaq announces his retirement

TIM REYNOLDS

June 03, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer ends Djokovic's winning streak

PARIS - Dusk was descending, wind was swirling and full-throated chants of "Ro-ger! Ro-ger!" from 15,000 or so fans finally were hushing as Roger Federer stepped to the baseline to serve - one point from returning to the French Open final and one point from ending Novak Djokovic's 43-match winning streak.

June 03, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hinske hits deciding homer in ninth inning

By BEN WALKER

June 03, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tech on the spot

ATLANTA - Matt Skole knows all about Georgia Tech's recent struggles in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

June 02, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


UGA hits the road

Arkansas-Little Rock has some recent experience as the underdog.

June 02, 2011 | By ANNE PETERSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Third straight day of meetings held

The NFL and its players completed three straight days of not-so-secret "confidential settlement discussions" on Thursday and now head to an appeals court in St. Louis.

June 02, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Sharapova ousted

PARIS - As Maria Sharapova prepared to serve while only a point from defeat in the French Open semifinals, Li Na was thinking what any opponent would at that precise moment.

June 02, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


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ECI stud Durden taken by Red Sox in 20th round

While the Georgia Southern baseball team is receiving plenty of recognition for their success on draft day, one local high school senior has fallen through ...

June 14, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


AP Analysis: Rio de Janeiro Olympics cost $13.1 billion

RIO DE JANEIRO - An analysis by The Associated Press shows that the cost of putting on last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics was $13 ...

June 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


US steps up security for U19 basketball tournament in Egypt

John Calipari would prefer to focus on the players he wants and the offense he'll run.

June 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Major League Eagles

Beginning late in the 2016 season and running through the 2017 campaign, Georgia Southern's baseball team felt safe turning any late lead over to ...

June 13, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-championship obligations.

June 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


McIlroy's complaint: It's the US Open, leave rough alone

ERIN, Wis. - Rory McIlroy couldn't hold back on his complaints about the U.S. Open at Erin Hills, with an unusual twist: He was ...

June 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Storm can't sweep

By MIKE ANTHONY

June 10, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Solignac, Nikolic score in Fire's 2-0 win

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Luis Solignac and Nemanja Nikolic scored goals and the Chicago Fire beat Atlanta United 2-0 on Saturday.

June 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rain King: Buescher hopes he can reign again at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Rain, rain, go away. And maybe come back late Sunday with Chris Buescher in the lead.

June 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have shut down the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan Getzlaf this postseason.

June 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tebow says he's loving the minor league grind to get better

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tim Tebow gets weary of the long bus rides and laughs at his teammates' incessant superstitions. The grind to get better? That ...

June 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


US Open at a new place and looking for fresh start

Going somewhere new for the U.S. Open is starting to get old.

June 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Pulisic scores twice, US beats Trinidad 2-0 in qualifying

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - Christian Pulisic rescued the United States with a pair of second-half goals, and the Americans beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 on Thursday ...

June 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta youth team wins state championship

For most teams at any level, a core group of key players can only last for so long.

June 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tormenta gets back in the win column after toppling Nashville

South Georgia Tormenta FC logged its first win of the season Thursday, taking down Nashville SC by a count of 2-0 at the Erk Russell ...

June 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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