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Could Butler's run, proximity of teams hurt NCAA big event's bottom line

INDIANAPOLIS - Having a hometown team play in the Final Four has Indianapolis buzzing, but Butler's Cinderella run - and the proximity of two other competitors - could hurt the bottom line from one of the NCAA's biggest events.

March 30, 2010 | By CARLY EVERSON Associated Press Writer | Sports


Braves can compete for N.L. East title

After a long winter of hibernation, Major League Baseball's regular season is only a week away.

March 29, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Kentucky's freshmen lead All-America team

Having a couple of freshmen on The Associated Press' All-America team is nothing new. This year, however, they are from the same school.

March 29, 2010 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Hamlin earns win at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Denny Hamlin and crew chief Mike Ford were in a tough spot, leading a race with a dominant car and eight laps to go when a caution forced a decision.

March 29, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kentucky's freshmen KO'd by Mountaineers

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Say goodbye to John Calipari's fabulous Kentucky freshmen - and probably junior Patrick Patterson, too.

March 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jurrjens leads Braves past Nationals

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - This was Jason Marquis' best spring outing for Washington, and Atlanta's Jair Jurrjens also was pleased with his start.

March 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Harvick leading resurgence for Childress teams

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Coming off a season in which he finished 19th in points and missed the Chase for the championship, Kevin Harvick appears calm and relaxed so far this season.

March 27, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Mickelson in the hunt at Arnold Palmer Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla. - Ernie Els is atop the leaderboard at Bay Hill and not sure how he got there.

March 27, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tennessee, Baylor headed to Elite Eight

ST. LOUIS - Ohio State has one of the best players in the country in Evan Turner. Tennessee has what seems like an endless supply of nasty, stingy defenders.

March 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hewitt already looking towards next season

ATLANTA - What now for Georgia Tech coach Paul Hewitt?

March 27, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Raynor scores on wild pitch as Pirates top Braves

BRADENTON, Fla. - For a while on Thursday, it seemed the former Pittsburgh Pirates on the Atlanta Braves' traveling roster would sink their old team.

March 25, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hamlin heads to Martinsville to jump-start season

CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin stared silently at his race car, his hands in the pockets of his firesuit, his hat pulled low on his head. He smiled, made a quick joke, then quickly turned serious with his crew chief.

March 25, 2010 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Holmes takes early lead at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - Davis Love III is trying not to look ahead and concern himself only with the tournaments on his schedule. He gave himself reason to hope Thursday that the Masters might still be on the list.

March 25, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Butler rallies to beat top-seeded Syracuse 63-59

SALT LAKE CITY - Butler became the latest mid-major team to knock off a top seed in the NCAA tournament.

March 25, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Who's hot, who's not in Sweet 16

By now, a nation full of college basketball fans knows all about Northern Iowa's Ali Farokhmanesh.

March 24, 2010 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


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Russia's participation in Rio uncertain after doping report

A scathing report outlining a state-sanctioned doping system in Russia prompted immediate calls for the nation's entire team to be sidelined from the Summer ...

July 18, 2016 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Former Cardinals exec sentenced to prison for hacking Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the ...

July 18, 2016 | By JUAN LOZANO Associated Press | Sports


British Open showdown: Stenson leads Mickelson by a shot

TROON, Scotland - Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson delivered what everyone expects out of a major championship.

July 17, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Kyle Busch wins another Xfinity Series race at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. - Kyle Busch had an expected result in his unexpected NASCAR start.

July 17, 2016 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Youth baseball team wins state championship

Dre Lawson has hit a few home runs in his career, but his trip around the bases after sending a ball sailing over the left ...

July 16, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Statesboro team joins new indoor football league

As the (somewhat) cooler temperatures of fall slowly creep into view, football is always a hot issue in Statesboro.

July 16, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Retired champion Gordon could race for Earnhardt next week

LOUDON, N.H. - Jeff Gordon is ready to pull his firesuit out of storage and come off the bench for one more shot at winning ...

July 15, 2016 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC media days end, now some things to look for next season

HOOVER, Ala. - Alabama is once again the favorite to win the Southeastern Conference, while LSU, Tennessee, Mississippi and the rest of the league try to ...

July 15, 2016 | By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Brady to drop appeal, serve 4-game 'Deflategate' suspension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady said Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, ending his fight in ...

July 15, 2016 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


At the British Open, it's all about the luck of the draw

TROON, Scotland - Jason Day went through four pairs of gloves, trying desperately to stay dry in the pounding rain. At one hole, he accounted for ...

July 15, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Tormenta ends historic season with a draw in S.C.

Tormenta FC had a stellar first season of competition in the Premier Development League, but the team came up just shy of the postseason.

July 14, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


On cusp of history, Phil Mickelson shoots 63 at British Open

TROON, Scotland - Phil Mickelson was 16 feet away from a place in history he wouldn't have to share with anyone.

July 14, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


New SEC East coaches playing catch-up with SEC West powers

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - The SEC East is relying heavily on three former Nick Saban assistants to restore balance to the league.

July 13, 2016 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta ties Peachtree City on the road

South Georgia Tormenta FC played the most exciting game in its young history Wednesday night, lighting up the scoreboard for a 3-3 draw against Peachtree ...

July 13, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


QB questions abound in SEC beyond Dobbs, Kelly, Knight

HOOVER, Ala. - Quarterback questions once again linger around the Southeastern Conference heading into preseason camps. For a league that seems to mass produce NFL-caliber talent ...

July 13, 2016 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


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