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GSU looking for out-right SoCon title

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - As rivalries go the one between Georgia Southern and Wofford is relatively new.

November 11, 2011 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports

Tiger Woods in the lead at Australian Open

SYDNEY - The latest comparison between Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus was not about winning majors.

November 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

AP news alert: Penn State trustees fire football coach Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State trustees oust football coach Joe Paterno, president Graham Spanier.

November 09, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports

Paterno to retire at end of season

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno, the Penn State football coach who preached success with honor for half a century but whose legend was shattered by a child sex abuse scandal, said Wednesday he will retire at the end of this season.

November 09, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS The Associated Press | Sports

Outdoor Life: A tale of briar patches and quail hunting

(Author's note: In my youth November always meant quail season was close at hand. This is a story about some of those memories.)

November 08, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports

Bad news in Happy Valley

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Football coach Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials didn't do enough to try to stop suspected sexual abuse of children at the hands of a former assistant football coach, the state police commissioner said Monday.

November 07, 2011 | By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press | Sports

Big week for Peach state football

ATLANTA - For football fans in the state of Georgia, this is about as good as it gets.

November 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Writer | Sports

Favorite Royal Delta wins BC Ladies' Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Saudi prince with a passion for horses had a hand in raising Royal Delta from her birth on his Kentucky farm. He died a few months before her biggest victory at the Breeders' Cup.

November 04, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports

Athlete of the Week: Burke runs the show

Ashley Burke may have three more years to go before graduating high school, but she's right at the top of her class out on the cross country courses of Georgia.

November 02, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

A long year for McIlroy, a sprint to the finish

SHANGHAI - The smattering of conversations suddenly gave way to the constant shutters of cameras Wednesday night at Le Meridien hotel, and there was no mistaking who was causing all the commotion.

November 02, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press | Sports

Outdoor Life: Georgia deer hunters have plenty of options

Two of the most productive times of the year for Georgia deer hunters are the opening day of firearms season and a period known as the fall rut. Opening day typically is good because hunters have carefully laid their plans and have a pretty good idea when and where their quarry is going to be. Many modern day hunters have scouted, used trail cameras and have provided the deer with good food sources and know to a certain degree what their habits are. Things get a little tougher after that first weekend because the deer have an uncanny way of ...

November 01, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports

After three World Series titles, La Russa call it quits

ST. LOUIS - Tony La Russa waited until after the championship parade and then called a team meeting with his players.

October 31, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports

Cardinals win World Series

ST. LOUIS - Pushed to the brink, the St. Louis Cardinals saved themselves. A frantic rush to reach the postseason on the final day. A nifty pair of comebacks in the playoffs. Two desperate rallies in Game 6.

October 29, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports

Cardinals rally twice, win in 11th to force Game 7

ST. LOUIS - David Freese homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals forced the World Series to a Game 7 by rallying from two-run deficits against the Texas Rangers in the 9th and 10th on Thursday night.

October 28, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports

Outdoor Life - Cooler temperatures mean more active bass to catch

(Author's note: In last week's article there was a misprint on the legal number of deer that can be taken by hunters. The correct information should have been a total of twelve.)

October 25, 2011 | | Sports

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Sun Belt semifinals all set

UL Lafayette 80, Texas St. 54

March 09, 2018 | From Staff and Wire Reports | Sports

Tiger Woods shoots 70 thanks to par-saving shot from trees

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods moved spectators and a TV truck, and then warned everybody in earshot.

March 09, 2018 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports

Eagles kick off spring practice

Just before 4 p.m. on Thursday alongside the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek, the 2018 edition of the Georgia Southern Eagles strapped on helmets ...

March 09, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Lefty's Back: Mickelson wins for first time in five years

MEXICO CITY - Phil Mickelson knew this was coming, even when he had so little to show for it.

March 05, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Tookie Brown makes another All-Sun Belt squad

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern guard Tookie Brown has been named first-team All-Sun Belt for the third consecutive season, the league announced today.

March 05, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

GS Women's team begins Sun Belt tournament in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - The Georgia Southern women's basketball team opens up Sun Belt Conference Tournament play on Tuesday as the No. 11 seed, facing sixth-seeded ...

March 05, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Troy falls to Eagles in regular season finale

On a day when Hanner Fieldhouse said goodbye to six seniors, Georgia Southern said hello to a first round bye through next week's Sun ...

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Baseball Eagles drop another to Elon

Georgia Southern scraped together a pair of runs to send things into extra innings after trailing most of the day, but Elon plated a run ...

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Sharma holds lead into Sunday at Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Shubhankar Sharma stayed up in the middle of the night in India to watch golf at the highest level, usually the majors, and ...

March 03, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

FIFA panel adds video review to soccer laws ahead of World Cup

ZURICH - In one of the most fundamental changes ever to soccer's 155-year-old rules, FIFA approved video review on Saturday and cleared the way to ...

March 03, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports

Alaska's famed Iditarod is set to begin amid turbulent year

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The 46th running of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicks off Saturday amid the most turbulent year ever for the ...

March 02, 2018 | By RACHEL D'ORO Associated Press | Sports

Sharma soars into the lead in Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Success has come quickly for Shubhankar Sharma, and the Mexico Championship is no exception.

March 02, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Eagles fall to Elon

Following a midweek loss at the College of Charleston, Georgia Southern turned in an eerily similar performance in the first game of a three-game set ...

March 02, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

NFL teams finally get to see QB hopefuls at combine

INDIANAPOLIS - This year's deep class of quarterbacks features as many as a half dozen first-round NFL prospects full of hope, hype and hazard.

March 02, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports

Six-time medalist Raisman sues U.S. Olympic Committee

Aly Raisman spent months urging the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics to get serious about taking a long hard look into how Larry ...

March 02, 2018 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports

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