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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


NFL fines Favre $50k for 'failure to cooperate'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Down to the last few days of the season and maybe Brett Favre's career, the NFL ended a slow-paced investigation of tawdry allegations against the quarterback with a $50,000 fine and a rebuke for not being candid.

December 30, 2010 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Illinois takes down Baylor, 38-14

HOUSTON - Mikel Leshoure ran for 184 yards and three touchdowns as Illinois earned its first bowl victory since 1999, beating Baylor 38-14 Wednesday night in the Texas Bowl.

December 29, 2010 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks defeat Warriors 103-93

ATLANTA - Josh Smith had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Al Horford had 21 points and 15 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Golden State Warriors 103-93 on Wednesday night.

December 29, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Sports


Friedgen beats ECU in his last game as Maryland HC

WASHINGTON - Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen is heading into unemployment as a winner.

December 29, 2010 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Recapping the round: a look back at the PGA in 2010

Framed photographs large and small hang in every room and adorn the walls of every corridor inside the Bay Hill Club & Lodge, memories of Arnold Palmer and more than a half-century he devoted to golf.

December 28, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Hunters and the Second Amendment

'A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.'

December 28, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Singletary out, others to follow

Anyone who thinks the NFL has hit its quota for fired coaches should sit tight and wait about a week.

December 27, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Eagles, Vikings to play postponed game tonight

PHILADELPHIA - While the Minnesota Vikings ate cheesesteaks and acted like tourists, the Philadelphia Eagles savored a division title they clinched from their couches.

December 27, 2010 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


LeBron, Heat make it look easy against Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers finally got their first look at the revamped Miami Heat, and the champs might be a little bit disturbed by what they saw.

December 25, 2010 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Some dishes on this year's sports menu half-baked

Maybe Lindsey Vonn will have something else on the menu for the 2014 Winter Games.

December 25, 2010 | By FRED LIEF AP Sports Writer | Sports


MSU suspends two for fighting

HONOLULU - The two Mississippi State players caught on camera fighting in the stands of the Diamond Head Classic have been suspended indefinitely and sent home from Hawaii.

December 25, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks rock Cleveland

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson's first game with 20 points in almost a month helped the Atlanta Hawks recover from a sluggish start against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

December 22, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Auburn QB Cameron Newton wins AP Player of Year

AUBURN, Ala. - Cam Newton lifted Auburn from the back of the Top 25 to No. 1 in the nation.

December 22, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jury out after Tebow's debut

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Tim Tebow either demonstrated he wasn't ready for the NFL or provided glimpses of greatness in his first NFL start.

December 21, 2010 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports 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


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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