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Column: It's SEC and then everybody else

Forget all that talk about automatic-qualifying conferences vs. leagues without automatic BCS bids. The little guys against the big boys.

January 11, 2011 | By Ralph D. Russo AP Columnist | Sports


My Take - Fixing the BCS with a playoff

The college football season is officially in the books.

January 10, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Anthony trade 'not imminent'

DENVER - Carmelo Anthony doesn't think a trade to New Jersey is imminent and he expressed remorse Monday that teammate Chauncey Billups' name has been dragged into this drama.

January 10, 2011 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Seattle stuns defending champs

SEATTLE - Jokes, lightweights, laughingstocks.

January 08, 2011 | By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


EWU comes back, wins FCS title

FRISCO, Texas - Bo Levi Mitchell led three straight late touchdown drives, the finale coming with 2:47 left, leading Eastern Washington to a 20-19 victory over Delaware and its first FCS championship.

January 07, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Garrigus powers his way to the to top

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Robert Garrigus, the biggest hitter on the PGA Tour, is leading the Tournament of Champions thanks to one of the shortest clubs in his bag.

January 07, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Offenses look to ignite title game

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - All this talk about the unstoppable offenses set to be unleashed by No. 1 Auburn and No. 2 Oregon in the BCS title game is enough to make a defensive coordinator's head spin.

January 05, 2011 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Alomar, Blyleven headed to HOF

NEW YORK - After a narrow miss last year, Bert Blyleven told voters they finally got it right by sending him into the Hall of Fame along with Roberto Alomar.

January 05, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Anthony Kim wants to be about the golf, not the gossip

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Anthony Kim wants 2011 to be a season that changes his career.

January 04, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Winter means raccoons

Authors note: Thanks to all who sent comments and opinions concerning last week's column on the Second Amendment. That turned out to be a great discussion with many valid points offered. I tried to reply to everyone but if I did not get yours answered just send an e-mail to me and I'll respond.

January 04, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Furman names 4 assistants

GREENVILLE, S.C. - First-year head coach Bruce Fowler has named a defensive coordinator, hired a second defensive assistants and retained two offensive coaches for his staff at Furman.

January 04, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


My Take - The 'little guy'

If there's one good thing about the Bowl season, it's that you get a lot of interesting matchups between teams that don't otherwise get a chance to meet.

January 03, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Conflicting views on FBS playoff

MIAMI - Jim Harbaugh needs no convincing that a playoff can work in college football.

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


South Carolina wants redemption in Georgia Dome

ATLANTA - South Carolina is returning to the scene of its worst loss to face Florida State, which hopes to have Christian Ponder back, in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Friday night.

December 30, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bowl-bound schools spend millions

The numbers grow every year: 35 bowl games, 70 teams - the morphing of what was once a New Year's Day tradition into one that kicks off in mid-December and finishes closer to Martin Luther King Day than Jan. 1.

December 30, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


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A clean slate and a fresh start for Jordan Spieth

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate his ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


USC, 'Bama and Clemson star on AP's All-Bowl Team

The college football bowl season featured so many thrilling individual performances that even a few 200-yard rushers failed to make the Associated Press 2016 All-Bowl ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tide-Tigers II: The matchups

Every defensive meeting at Clemson this week might as well have started with coordinator Brent Venables passing around a photo of Alabama's O.J ...

January 03, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Bowls could get a makeover

Meaningless bowls. Too many bowls. Made-for-TV bowls. Shrinking bowl attendance.

January 03, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Will sequel live up to the hype?

In movies, sequels aren't always as good.

January 03, 2017 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


First of Trump's 'conflicts of interest' could be golf course

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The decorative clock bearing the name of America's incoming 45th president has yet to start at the Trump International Golf ...

January 03, 2017 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


On the Fringe: Five questions for upcoming golf season

The new year in golf is consumed by an old topic, this time with a twist.

January 03, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


To be blunt, the Sun Belt is so bad at scheduling

Due to an early deadline so that all Statesboro Herald employees can properly ring in the new year, this space in the sports section will ...

December 30, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


LeBron's block in The Finals is the play of 2016

They came from many sports, in many countries, with varying forms of pressure involved.

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Cubs' World Series title voted top AP sports story of 2016

CHICAGO - Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy.

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


UConn finishes up 2016 surprisingly undefeated

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - As 2016 comes to a close, Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies finished the year unbeaten.

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Roger Federer says he hopes to play '2 to 3 more years'

PERTH, Australia (AP) - Roger Federer says he hopes to play for at least another two to three years and that his "mindset is for the ...

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mississippi State blocks late FG to top Miami (OH)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Mississippi State's sideline erupted in celebration, relieved to escape with a victory to end a challenging season.

December 26, 2016 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Boston College explodes early, hangs on to beat Maryland

DETROIT - Boston College blew a fourth-quarter lead in a loss to Georgia Tech in its season opener in Ireland. In the Eagles' finale, they showed ...

December 26, 2016 | By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer | Sports


N.C. State all over Vandy in Independence Bowl

SHREVEPORT, La. - Jaylen Samuels caught three touchdown passes from Ryan Finley, Nyheim Hines returned a kickoff for a 100-yard touchdown and North Carolina State beat ...

December 24, 2016 | By DAVID BRANDT | Sports


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