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Fall activities abound, just take a look around

Fall is a great time of year to get away from your desk and out of the house to enjoy what the outdoors has to offer. Today we'll give an overview of some of these activities and the weeks ahead we'll take up some of these topics in detail. For now just think about these possibilities and don't let your kids sit in front of the TV or computer.

October 11, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


There go some games

NEW YORK - Two weeks of NBA games are lost. Many more could be in jeopardy.

October 11, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONE AP Basketball Writer | Sports


UCF: 'Everything in place' for Big East

ORLANDO, Fla. - Central Florida coach George O'Leary said Tuesday that he's hearing from friends around college football with no ties to UCF that "everything's in place" for the Knights to soon be invited to join the Big East Conference.

October 11, 2011 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press | Sports


NLCS Game 3 features aces

ST. LOUIS - On the day he pitches, Chris Carpenter can be an ornery cuss. He prowls the mound, barks at hitters, and on at least one occasion has been known to invite a basepath collision.

October 11, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tiger happy to be in own tourney

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods is awfully happy he could announce his own name in the field of the Chevron World Challenge.

October 11, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Al Davis dead at 82

OAKLAND, Calif. - Al Davis was a rebel with a cause - "Just win, baby" he exhorted his beloved Oakland Raiders.

October 08, 2011 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Sports


Morgan lifts Brewers past D-backs in 10, into NLCS

MILWAUKEE - Nyjer Morgan denounced his "haters." He suggested he might celebrate by taking a nice, relaxing bath. Then he erupted with a cackle.

October 08, 2011 | By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Carpenter outduels Halladay, Cardinals edge Phils

PHILADELPHIA - The ultimate ace, it turned out, belonged to the St. Louis Cardinals.

October 08, 2011 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Reeling Big 12 adds rising TCU

Leaders of the Big 12 Conference cleared the way Thursday to add TCU, a move that would bring in a rising program and potentially shore up a league that seemed ready to fall apart just a few weeks ago.

October 06, 2011 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writers | Sports


Another sluggish opening round for Tiger Woods

SAN MARTIN, Calif. - Anyone expecting a new and improved version of Tiger Woods saw much of the same old thing Thursday.

October 06, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Biggest deadline yet in NBA labor fight

NEW YORK - NBA owners, losing hundreds of millions of dollars a year, wanted an overhaul of the financial system to ensure themselves a chance to profit.

October 05, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Tiger Woods returns again

SAN MARTIN, Calif. - When last seen at a golf tournament, Tiger Woods was leaving early from the PGA Championship after missing the cut. He didn't qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs, giving him a long break that he wasn't expecting.

October 05, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


MLB Roundup: Cards force NLDS Game 5

ST. LOUIS - David Freese homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the St. Louis Cardinals tagged playoff nemesis Roy Oswalt and beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Wednesday night, forcing a deciding fifth game in their NL division series.

October 05, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Atlanta trades Thrashers for minors

DULUTH - The signs are still up outside the IceForum, a rink in suburban Atlanta.

October 05, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Fall is time for redfish

One of the finest meals I've ever enjoyed is broiled redfish in a pan full of green beans and onions (but blackened red fish is a delight as well) I'm telling you this because we are approaching a period of time when this excellent table fare is available in abundance on Georgia's coast. Besides the tasty meals you will have in store the red fish is one of the great battlers of the salt water flats, sounds, and deeps. October and November are perhaps the two best months of the year to catch these fish in the ...

October 04, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


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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


Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of suspension

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.

November 15, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Allen leads No. 1 Duke over No. 2 Michigan State

CHICAGO - Forget about Marvin Bagley III and the rest of Duke's talented freshmen for a moment.

November 14, 2017 | By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Overreaction: Cowboys can't make playoffs without Zeke

No Zeke means no playoffs for the Dallas Cowboys.

November 14, 2017 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: Vegas rolls dice and comes up a winner

LAS VEGAS (AP) - This was a sight no self-respecting bookie in this gambling town would have ever laid odds on seeing.

November 13, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


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