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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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Study of footballers' brains highlights dementia concerns

LONDON - The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a ...

February 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


15 MLB clubs open up shop for spring training

LAKELAND, Fla. - Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special.

February 14, 2017 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


No Tiger? - No more problems

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a ...

February 14, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NBA party over there, where? Not in Charlotte this weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hornets season ticket holder Doug Doggett was planning on ponying up several hundred dollars for tickets to the NBA All-Star game this ...

February 14, 2017 | By STEVE REED AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Region tourney comes to the Boro

Though the GISA runs a week behind the GHSA when it comes to basketball, that doesn't mean they shouldn't get their shine as ...

February 13, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Men’s basketball falls at App despite 32 from Brown

If college basketball is all about peaking at the right time, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team has some work to do over the ...

February 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ortiz missing from Red Sox roster for 1st time since 2002

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - When the Boston Red Sox started to report for spring training Monday, David Ortiz was missing.

February 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Curry, on sharing stardom with KD: 'We just let it happen'

Stephen Curry had no preconceived notion on how being Kevin Durant's teammate was supposed to work.

February 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Olympic ghost town: Bills due, venues empty after Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro pulled off last year's Olympics, keeping crime at bay and fending off dire forecasts of corruption, environmental degradation ...

February 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jordan Spieth makes putts, beats fog in Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth made the putts and beat the fog at Spyglass Hill, posting a 7-under 65 on Friday in the AT&T ...

February 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Football can wait: GS hoops brings just as much excitement

On Monday night, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team rallied for a 74-70 victory over UL Lafayette. With the win, the Eagles held their ...

February 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Political scandal overshadows South Korea 2018 Olympic prep

SEOUL, South Korea - When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Olympics six years ago, many South Koreans felt that the first Winter Games on home snow ...

February 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Players bracing for just about any weather at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

February 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Storey takes title at Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate

Georgia Southern's Jake Storey won medalist honors, while Brett Barron and Cody O'Toole placed in the top-5 Tuesday at the Georgia Southern Individual ...

February 07, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Outdoor Life: Ethical procedures of skinny dipping

I can just hear it now. Why is Richardson writing about skinny dipping in the dead of winter? Fair question. But there is a rational ...

February 07, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


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