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ACC wants share of spotlight

ATLANTA - The season's first BCS standings left the ACC again wondering just how the conference can become relevant in national championship discussions.

October 20, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM The Associated Press | Sports


Donald shares lead at Disney, leads Webb by 2

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Luke Donald figured he might have to win at Disney to have his best shot at capturing the PGA Tour money title. He took a good step Thursday in the Children's Miracle Network Classic with a 6-under 66 for a seven-way share of the lead.

October 20, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Teams bailed as Big East worked on TV

NEW YORK - The Big East was working on a plan for members to hand over their most lucrative television rights to the league before Syracuse and Pittsburgh decided

October 19, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tough lineup at Disney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Kevin Chappell was on the Magnolia Course practice range at Disney, his only concern getting in nine holes of practice under gathering clouds and trying to remember which golf cart was his.

October 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press | Sports


World Series — Must see TV?

ST. LOUIS - A big star who's overcome personal adversity. A popular band that everyone counted out. A crazy critter with a cute nickname.

October 18, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


NBA sides meet with a mediator

NEW YORK - NBA players and owners are meeting with a federal mediator, and Commissioner David Stern believes more games could be canceled if there isn't movement toward a new labor deal.

October 18, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Firearms season for deer opens Saturday

One of the most anticipated days in Georgia for sportsmen is the opening of gun season for white tailed deer. Georgia is one of the premier destinations in the United States for this wily animal of the woods and hunters from inside and outside the state eagerly look forward to its arrival. The reasons behind this alluring sport are many. The thrill of the chase, the beauty of fall in the woods, the companionship of fellow hunters and the excellent opportunity for a quality buck are just a few of these. It is a matter of record that Georgia far ...

October 18, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


A dark day for racing

By JOHN MARSHALL

October 17, 2011 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


UGA keeps rolling

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Georgia Bulldogs know how much a win means to be too choosy about notching any victory.

October 16, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER | Sports


Cards within win of pennant, beating Brew Crew 7-1

ST. LOUIS - The bumbling Brewers made four errors that led to three unearned runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals survived a short start by Jaime Garcia to beat Milwaukee 7-1 Friday night and take a 3-2 lead in the NL championship series.

October 15, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Simpson stays near lead at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Webb Simpson kept his name near the top of the leaderboard Friday at Sea Island and his eyes on a showdown with Luke Donald next week at Disney.

October 14, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Union fighting off doubts from NBA players

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - JaVale McGee only acknowledged the inevitable Friday when the Washington Wizards center said a few NBA players are "ready to fold" in their contentious labor negotiations with the league.

October 14, 2011 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


With Cruz's boomstick, Texas win from 2nd AL flag

ARLINGTON, Texas - Nelson Cruz is again swinging his big boomstick in October for the Texas Rangers, who are one win from their second consecutive trip to the World Series.

October 14, 2011 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Webb Simpson takes big step toward PGA money title

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Webb Simpson signed up for the McGladrey Classic because it gave him a shot at winning the PGA Tour money title. He played Thursday as though he was intent on doing just that.

October 13, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander walks in the dugout after being relieved in the eig

DETROIT - One moment, Justin Verlander and the Tigers were on the verge of watching their season slip away.

October 13, 2011 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Tiger tops leaderboard (briefly) at Hero World Challenge

NASSAU, Bahamas - One of the biggest cheers at the Hero World Challenge came from seeing the name Tiger Woods moved to the top of the ...

December 01, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles close out season on road against Coastal

Give Coastal Carolina interim coach Jamey Chadwell credit for one thing: he is a man of his word.

December 01, 2017 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Championship Saturday around 'P5'

ATLANTA - When Gus Malzahn guided Auburn to the national championship game in his first season as head coach, it was all such a whirlwind.

December 01, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern names head football coach - Lunsford earns his shot

On Oct. 22, former Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers was relieved of his duties and a national search for a new coach began.

November 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Pittsburg stuns No. 2 Canes

PITTSBURGH - Miami spent the better part of 13 months putting together the nation's longest winning streak behind a series of comebacks that returned the ...

November 24, 2017 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles look to keep Ragin' Cajuns out of a bowl

As a horrible season by anyone's standards winds its way to the finish Georgia Southern finds itself in the role of spoiler once again ...

November 24, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Eagles hang on against UMKC, now 5-0

ESTERO, Fla. - Mike Hughes tallied 17 points and five rebounds, and Georgia Southern held UMKC to one field goal in the last four minutes to ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


The tale of the hungry ducklings

(Author's note: I've had several requests to give an update on Matilda the Muscovy Duck and her brood that we raised this past ...

November 21, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


GS ladies notch win at S.C. State

Freshman Tatum Barber hit three free throws with 0.4 seconds remaining to lift Georgia Southern women's basketball to a 61-58 win at South ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA - One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of dust in a ...

November 20, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles finally in win column

As the old saying goes, the tenth time is the charm.

November 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined ...

November 17, 2017 | By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press | Sports


IOC to decide Dec. 5 if Russia goes to 2018 Winter Olympics

GENEVA - The International Olympic Committee will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

November 17, 2017 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals coasted to his third Cy Young Award, winning Wednesday for the second straight year in the National League.

November 15, 2017 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


SEC teams rely on young QB's with varying results

The Southeastern Conference is filled with young quarterbacks this season, with many teams putting their offenses in the hands of freshmen or sophomores.

November 15, 2017 | KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated Press | Sports


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