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Stayin' alive; Hawks take game 6

MILWAUKEE - Jamal Crawford broke out of a slump with 24 points, Joe Johnson added 22 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 83-69 on Friday night to force a seventh game in the first-round series.

April 30, 2010 | By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Earnhardt thinks time is right to drive the 3 car

RICHMOND, Va. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows some fans are upset about his plan to drive a replica of his father's famous No. 3 car at Daytona in July, but thinks it is a a fitting way to honor the seven-time champion's NASCAR Hall of Fame induction.

April 30, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger struggles in first round

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The cheering was loud and enthusiastic when Tiger Woods stepped to the tee on a chilly morning, another sign that perhaps people are more interested in his golf than what kept him away for so long.

April 29, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Paddy O'Prado preps for Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Paddy O'Prado has quietly shined as he prepares for the Kentucky Derby.

April 29, 2010 | By MIKE FARRELL The Associated Press | Sports


Atlanta's pro teams have hit a snag

ATLANTA - Under a brilliant blue sky, a jazz band doled out smooth tunes to a smattering of lunchgoers in Centennial Olympic Park. Nearby, a couple of women kicked off their shoes and frolicked in the five-ringed fountains, taking advantage of the warm spring day.

April 29, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jennings scores 25, Milwaukee stuns Atlanta 91-87

ATLANTA - With Andrew Bogut cheering from the bench while Brandon Jennings teamed with Kurt Thomas in a duo for the ages, the Milwaukee Bucks pulled within one win of an improbable first-round upset.

April 28, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lookin At Lucky is early Kentucky Derby favorite

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - So much for being Kentucky Derby favorites: One is stuck on the rail and the other ended up on the far outside of a 20-horse field.

April 28, 2010 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Tiger takes his game to a public tournament

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tiger Woods entered the room with little fanfare, and without the constant clicking of camera shutters.

April 28, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Atlanta looking to retake series lead

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson thought the Atlanta Hawks had grown up enough to put away a team that's missing one of its key players.

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


Crawford wins Sixth Man of the Year

ATLANTA - Accepting a backup role for the first time in his career, Atlanta Hawks guard Jamal Crawford was rewarded for his unselfishness Tuesday by being named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year.

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


Bucks shock Hawks 111-104 to draw even in series

MILWAUKEE - Carlos Delfino scored 22 points with six 3-pointers and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled off their second straight playoff surprise, beating the Atlanta Hawks 111-104 Monday night to draw even in the first-round series.

April 26, 2010 | By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Salmons scores 22, Bucks roll over Hawks

MILWAUKEE - John Salmons let out a huge sigh at his locker before a wide grin crept across his face. The questions of whether the Milwaukee Bucks can hang with the Atlanta Hawks are over.

April 24, 2010 | By COLIN FLY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Former Panther, Cameron Sheffield, drafted in 5th round

Over the past few months, a handful of Portal students have signed on to take their athletic abilities to the college level. Saturday afternoon, one former Panther who took that step four years ago ascended to the professional ranks.

April 24, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Trades just as big as picks in NFL draft

NEW YORK - Time to draft and time to trade ... and trade ... and trade.

April 24, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports


Tom Watson isn't worried about age

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Everyone wants to know Tom Watson's secret to playing superior golf at 60.

April 24, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Looking beyond the home team in Olympic basketball coverage

NEW YORK (AP) - In Rio and any other Olympics, broadcasters are frequently criticized for a concentration on a home nation's athletes that causes it ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Bello, Na share Wyndham lead at -7

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Rested after the Rio Olympics, Rafa Cabrera Bello shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the Wyndham Championship for a share of ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


US beats France 86-67 to advance to finals

RIO DE JANEIRO - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart to retire in June 2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will retire next summer after a tumultuous tenure that included consolidation of the men's and women ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


US routs Argentina 105-78, moves into men's basketball semis

RIO DE JANEIRO - The nail-biters ended for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

August 17, 2016 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


NFL demands that players interview in investigation

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers' linebacker James Harrison doesn't want to face a suspension. He is also not interested in talking to NFL representatives ...

August 16, 2016 | By DAN SCIFO Associated Press | Sports


Biles notches fourth gold medal of games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles starts each year by pulling out a notebook to write down her goals for the next 12 months. When ...

August 16, 2016 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Beware the dangers of weed aversion

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta has recently released a study on a new illness that has been dubbed Weed Height Aversion and ...

August 16, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


New soccer coach Murphy has work cut out for him

Any new coach will always have his work cut out as he prepares a team full of unfamiliar players for a competitive season. For new ...

August 15, 2016 | | Sports


BA falls to Robert Toombs 4-1

Bulloch Academy racked up a season-high eight hits on Monday night, but could only translate it into one run as the Gators fell to Robert ...

August 15, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Former Georgia Southern star McKinnon to see larger role in '16 Vikings this season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Jerick McKinnon took the handoff left and hit heavy traffic in his own end zone, bouncing off a Minnesota blocker to find ...

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Pick Six: Games that will determine the CFB playoff

If you can only watch six games this college football season, well, you should probably consider changing jobs or something because that is no way ...

August 15, 2016 | | Sports


Robinson makes early splash in Falcons' deep WR competition

FLOWERY BRANCH - A big preseason debut with the Falcons allowed Aldrick Robinson to stand out in a deep competition at wide receiver, if only for ...

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia Southern alum Gene Sauers wins US Senior Open

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio - A decade after battling a rare illness that nearly killed him and kept him off the golf course for seven years, Gene ...

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Golden anniversary: Kiffin enters 50th year of coaching

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Monte Kiffin didn't handle retirement very well.

August 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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