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Contador stripped of 2010 Tour de France title

MADRID - Alberto Contador was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title Monday and banned for two years after sports' highest court found the Spanish cyclist guilty of doping.

February 06, 2012 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Giants top Pats for 2nd Super Bowl in 4 years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tom Brady let his final pass fly toward the scrum of players in the end zone, hoping for an incredible finish.

February 06, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Super Bowl - Why Giants/Patriots will win

INDIANAPOLIS - Rarely is Bill Belichick outcoached. Tom Brady almost never gets outplayed.

February 04, 2012 | By JOHN CANAVAN and HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writers | Sports


Levin holding big lead in Phoenix

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Spencer Levin passed on Phoenix Open title sponsor Waste Management's green-out, wearing a simple black-and-white outfit.

February 04, 2012 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Grizzlies pummel Hawks, 96-77

By PAUL NEWBERRY

February 02, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take 2/1- Area blessed with talented athletes

Beginning early this morning and dragging on throughout the day, thousands of high school senior athletes from all around the country will put pen to paper, officially committing to a college on National Signing Day. The pomp and circumstance of televised signings and nationwide headlines won't include Statesboro, but the Bulloch County area will continue its tradition of sending quite a few stars on their way to the next level.

January 31, 2012 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


At Super Bowl media day, wacky questions are the norm

INDIANAPOLIS - Quick, Wes Welker, spell Bill Belichick. Hey, Osi Umenyiora, know any other Elis besides that Manning guy? Rob Gronkowski, what's your favorite song by Madonna?

January 31, 2012 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - Blazing memories of 'Burning the North Forty'

For the uninitiated, "Burning the North Forty" was a term used by the lower, lower tier of Morgan County's landed aristocracy when they decided to burn off a part of their pastures in the early spring.

January 31, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


UGA, Georgia Tech expect signing day drama

ATLANTA - Rodney Garner says this recruiting season didn't have a normal start, since Georgia was coming off a losing season.

January 31, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Peyton's shadow looms over big game

INDIANAPOLIS - Peyton Manning isn't ready to discuss retirement yet.

January 31, 2012 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Super Bowl rematch

INDIANAPOLIS - Here we go again.

January 30, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Allmendinger caps big offseason with victory at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - AJ Allmendinger won five races during the 2006 season in Champ Car, then walked away hoping to launch a new career in NASCAR.

January 30, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Woods might need to teach himself how to win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Tiger Woods laughed at the question and it was hard to blame him.

January 30, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tiger leading the way in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tiger Woods put himself in position to win his second straight tournament Saturday, and this one would leave little doubt about which direction his game is going.

January 28, 2012 | By MICHAEL CASEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Azarenka routs Sharapova to take Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia - Victoria Azarenka started celebrating, then suddenly did a double-take to ask her coach, "What happened?"

January 28, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

April 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA title

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Karson Kuhlman had a goal and an assist, and Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school's ...

April 08, 2018 | By MIKE COOK Associated Press | Sports


Eagles fly past Little Rock

Georgia Southern Baseball took a 3-2 win over Little Rock on Saturday afternoon to open an abbreviated two game set in The Natural State. Heavy ...

April 08, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Reed builds three shot lead over McIlroy

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The only thunder was on the ground, not in the sky, a series of ear-splitting roars for Patrick Reed and his two eagles ...

April 08, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No technology, no problem: The Masters Life

When you hear the name Augusta National, several things immediately come to mind. There is the long, beautiful stretch down Magnolia Lane that leads to ...

April 07, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


76ers hold off LeBron, Cavs 132-130 for 13th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - LeBron James pulled Ben Simmons in for a hug, and smiled and laughed in a brief chat with Joel Embiid.

April 07, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Truex, Harvick know how to get to front at tracks like Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick certainly know their way to the front at 1 1/2-mile tracks like the one at ...

April 06, 2018 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lingering winter getting the best of baseball early on

Steady and sure-handed, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is a confident mitt man.

April 06, 2018 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Sergio lives out every golfer's nightmare

Standing in the 15th fairway for the better part of 10 minutes on Thursday afternoon, nobody would have blinked if defending Masters champion Sergio Garcia ...

April 06, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Alex Morgan scores twice in 4-1 US win over Mexico

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Alex Morgan scored twice and the U.S. women's national team got three goals in the space of four minutes early in ...

April 06, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Celtics' Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs

BOSTON - The Boston Celtics have spent most of the season adjusting on the fly. Now they will have to go through the playoffs without Kyrie ...

April 05, 2018 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer | Sports


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