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New king in Cleveland?

NEWARK, N.J. - Kyrie Irving traveled just a few miles down the road to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

June 23, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


No. 1 Virginia knocks out Cal

OMAHA, Neb. - Unbeaten Tyler Wilson carried a shutout into the eighth inning, Virginia used a four-run sixth to break open a close game and the No. 1-seeded Cavaliers eliminated California from the College World Series with a 8-1 victory on Thursday night.

June 23, 2011 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rain dampens day one at Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. - Michael Bradley had a one-stroke lead when first-round play in the Travelers Championship was suspended for the day Thursday.

June 23, 2011 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press | Sports


Roddick defeats hobbled Hanescu

WIMBLEDON, England - Three-time Wimbledon runner-up Andy Roddick moved into the third round Wednesday by beating Victor Hanescu 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.

June 22, 2011 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Atlanta Hawks ready to play Draft waiting game

ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks general manager Rick Sund doesn't have much leverage entering the NBA draft next week.

June 22, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Sports


Owners, players closer to deal

ROSEMONT, Ill. - The next time NFL owners meet over labor, there is hope it will be to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with the players.

June 21, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Serena wins in Grand Slam return

WIMBLEDON, England - The 352 days Serena Williams lived through between Grand Slam appearances were filled with health problems and hospitalizations, doubts and depression.

June 21, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Ohio St. drops investigation

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University on Tuesday dropped its review of car purchases by football players and family members after two separate investigations found dealerships made money on almost all of the sales.

June 21, 2011 | By ANDREW WELSH-RUGGINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local players try out for the Royals

Some of the most talented young baseball players in the Statesboro area got their chance to make a good impression on some very important sets of eyes as the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball held an open tryout Monday morning at Mill Creek Regional Park.

June 20, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Expectations grow for Rory McIlroy

BETHESDA, Md. - The manner in which Rory McIlroy won the U.S. Open made comparisons with Tiger Woods inevitable.

June 20, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Venus Williams, Nadal win openers

WIMBLEDON, England - Back on one of tennis' top stages, Venus Williams cut a familiar figure Monday at Wimbledon, from her latest original, somewhat-see-through outfit to her trademark booming serves and aggressive groundstrokes.

June 20, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


UGA teammates honored at game

ATLANTA - Three months after a devastating on-field collision between University of Georgia outfielders Zach Cone and Johnathan Taylor left Taylor partially paralyzed, the two were side by side again on Saturday as draft picks of the Texas Rangers.

June 18, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vanderbilt earns first ever CWS win

OMAHA, Neb. - Vanderbilt was no nervous newcomer to the College World Series.

June 18, 2011 | By ERIC OLSEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


One for the books

BETHESDA, Md. - In one of those can't-miss moments in sports, thousands of fans covered every inch of space on the hill behind the 10th green at Congressional. They spilled onto the clubhouse veranda, pressed their faces against the windows and lined up against the balcony railing to watch Rory McIlroy deliver a performance never before seen in the U.S. Open.

June 17, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McIlroy fires 65 to take lead at Open

BETHESDA, Md. - If he keeps playing like this, Rory McIlroy's next chance to close out a major should come very soon.

June 16, 2011 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


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What shakes out in the SBC?

This is the fourth installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

August 09, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


BA's Osborne one of America's best shooters

Football, basketball, baseball and trap shooting?

August 09, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Premier league spend heavily to dethrone champs Chelsea

LONDON - The way Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho have been spending, the Premier League trophy should be returning to Manchester in May.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Oklahoma would have to face Big 12 rematch for another title

Either Oklahoma or Texas won the last seven Big 12 championship games.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles look to be in the Sun Belt title hunt

Practices have commenced and classes are just around the corner. And on Thursday, a Georgia Southern squad will take part in the first exhibition of ...

August 07, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Steve Pennington gets one more shot to go out on top

Behind Fred Shaver Field in Brooklet sit the open practice fields of Southeast Bulloch High School, no longer vacant now that the Yellow Jackets are ...

August 07, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when ...

August 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Kaepernick unemployed, but at least Cutler has a job

Jay Cutler has a job playing quarterback.

August 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast 8.7.17

Mike chats with GS women's soccer coach Brian Dunleavy about the upcoming season

August 07, 2017 | | Sports


PGA Championship moving to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when ...

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pieters, Johnson lead at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - Thomas Pieters finds golf to be a lot more enjoyable when he's playing from the fairway.

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Analytics creeping into college football

The game still nags at Tulane coach Willie Fritz. The big upset that got away.

August 05, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Still plenty of business to settle for Los Angeles to host

By EDDIE PELLS

August 05, 2017 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writers | Sports


Eagles hit field for scrimmage

After two weeks of practice, the Georgia Southern football team was finally able to get into more of a game situation as it scrimmaged for ...

August 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


12 teams, 24 games: SBC upsets and traps

This is the third installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

August 03, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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