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Many factors at play among Danica's boo-birds

INDIANAPOLIS - At a venue famous for elevating women to lofty heights in sports, Danica Patrick is punching a new hole in an old glass ceiling. Before last weekend, never had a woman competing against the men at the Indianapolis 500 been booed so loudly.

May 27, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports

Howard, Tillman elected to college Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - Desmond Howard scored two of the most memorable touchdowns in the storied history of Michigan football and struck the pose that Heisman contenders have been mimicking since.

May 27, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports

Mickelson could end Woods' reign at No. 1

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It has been 12 years since the creation of the Mark H. McCormack Award, given to the player who has been ranked No. 1 in the world for the most weeks during a calendar year.

May 25, 2010 | DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports

South Carolina looking to rebound at SEC Tournament

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina lost the first two games of a three-game series at home against Florida and watched its hopes for a Southeastern Conference regular-season championship disappear.

May 25, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports

Roddick wins in 5 at French; Henin, Nadal advance

PARIS - Andy Roddick's preparation for this French Open was hardly traditional. Or ideal, from a purely tennis perspective, anyway.

May 25, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

Patrick: Not enough time for needed changes to car

NEW YORK - Danica Patrick knows there isn't enough time before the Indianapolis 500 to make the significant changes she believes her car needs.

May 25, 2010 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports

A snowball's chance: NJ picked for 2014 Super Bowl

IRVING, Texas - February. Gray skies. Snowflakes. Brrrrrrrr.Well, grab your boots and plow the snow. The Super Bowl is coming to the Meadowlands.

May 25, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports

Federer starts strong at French Open

PARIS - The French-speaking voice booming through loudspeakers at Court Philippe Chatrier recited Roger Federer's bona fides during prematch introductions, detailing his six titles at Wimbledon, five at the U.S. Open, four at the Australian Open and then, reaching a crescendo, concluded this way:

May 24, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

NFL is 32 teams, not one business

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court rejected the National Football League's request for broad antitrust law protection Monday, saying that it must be considered 32 separate teams - not one big business - when selling branded items like jerseys and caps.

May 24, 2010 | By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Writer | Sports

Williams sisters back at Nos. 1-2 at French Open

PARIS - Serena and Venus Williams are the French Open's two top-seeded women, and if it seems as though it's been awhile since that was the case at a Grand Slam tournament, that's because it has.

May 23, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

Jordan Spieth, 16, in contention at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas - Jordan Spieth finally felt like a kid teeing it up against the big boys on the PGA Tour.

May 23, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports

H.S. junior Spieth makes cut at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas - Jordan Spieth did something Tiger Woods couldn't do. And his pal Tony Romo showed up to watch.

May 22, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports

Beckman, Adams lead Nelson; 16-year-old makes cut

IRVING, Texas - Golf fans of all ages, the Byron Nelson Championship has something for you this weekend.

May 22, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports

NFL starting career transition program

NEW YORK - When life in the fast lane ends for NFL players, they're not always sure which direction to head.

May 21, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports

Armstrong denies new doping accusations

With the cycling season kicking into high gear, the strongest doping allegations yet against Lance Armstrong surfaced Thursday in a barrage of detailed messages from Floyd Landis, the disgraced rider and former teammate who finally confessed to years of cheating himself.

May 21, 2010 | By Tim Reynolds AP Sports Writer | Sports

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Statesboro to host state playoffs

For the second time in the young program's history, Statesboro High School volleyball will host a state playoff game.

October 17, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports

Georgia Southern: The good and the bad t

Georgia Southern hasn't yet hit the panic button on its 2016 season, but at this point, you have to figure that everyone at least ...

October 17, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Sherman gets away with one as flags mar Sunday's football

Unlike most of last season, officials hadn't been the focal point of NFL games until Sunday. Then, Jeff Triplette's crew got in the ...

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Big 12 presidents decide to pass on expansion this year

GRAPEVINE, Texas - The smallest Power Five conference is not getting any larger. The Big 12 is staying at 10 schools.

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Harvick advances in Chase as others struggle at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - After departing the celebration in victory lane at Kansas on Sunday, Kevin Harvick reflected on how his Stewart-Haas Racing team always seems ...

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Tyson Gay, thousands in vigil for sprinter's slain daughter

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Thousands of people joined Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay at a candlelight vigil Monday night on a Kentucky high school track honoring Gay's ...

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Penn State lawyer: Ex-coach 'walked away' from child abuse

BELLEFONTE, Pa. - A Penn State lawyer on Monday turned claims in a civil lawsuit against a former coach who offered key testimony against Jerry Sandusky ...

October 17, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Falling short at the flats

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech needed just 11 plays to score its first three touchdowns Saturday afternoon at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

October 15, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Small steps, but no moral victories

ATLANTA - Two years ago, Georgia Southern rolled into Bobby Dodd Stadium, erased a huge first-half deficit and took a late lead before Georgia Tech wrestled ...

October 15, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

The five factors box score says big plays won

Let's be honest, did anyone really think Georgia Southern was going to beat Georgia Tech?

October 15, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports

Dan Quinn returns with high-flying Falcons to face Seahawks

SEATTLE - When Dan Quinn left Seattle for his opportunity to be an NFL head coach in Atlanta, he wanted to create an identity unique to ...

October 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Stunner between the hedges: Vandy upsets Georgia 17-16

ATHENS, Ga. - Derek Mason finally picked up the sort of victory that should ease some of the heat on the Vanderbilt coach.

October 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Indians edge Blue Jays 2-1, take 2-0 lead in ALCS

CLEVELAND - Josh Tomlin baffled Blue Jays batters for nearly six innings and Andrew Miller blew them away as the Cleveland Indians edged Toronto 2-1 on ...

October 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Carl Edwards feels pressure for first win at home track

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Carl Edwards generally loves the two races a year at Kansas Speedway.

October 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

Former Auburn star Quentin Groves dies in sleep at age 32

AUBURN, Ala. - Former Auburn football star Quentin Groves, who played defensive end for the Tigers from 2004-07 and shares the program record for sacks, has ...

October 15, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports

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