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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 against Elon in a 4-2 loss Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium.

March 02, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | 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 Nassar's abusive conduct was allowed to run unchecked for so long.

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


Georgia Southern Basketball Senior Day closes out regular season

It was a tough sell to say the least.

March 02, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Eagles fight of USA for big win

Heading into the final two games of the regular season, Georgia Southern knew that a pair of wins would ensure a third place finish and a bye through the first round of next week's Sun Belt Conference tournament.

March 01, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SBC extends contract with ESPN

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March 01, 2018 | sunbeltsports.org | Sports


Tiger Woods casting a shadow larger than ever

MEXICO CITY - Tiger Woods is bigger than ever in golf, and he already was plenty big when he was winning at a rate never seen.

February 28, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Teams back at combine searching for 2018 success

INDIANAPOLIS - Lured out of the broadcast booth with a $100 million contract that makes him the highest-paid football coach ever, Jon Gruden sauntered up to the podium and flashed that mischievous smile.

February 28, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


U.S. Open abandons 18-hole playoff

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The U.S. Open is changing to a two-hole aggregate playoff, the last of the four majors to do away with an 18-hole playoff.

February 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


The day after: Pyeongchang breathes, bids Olympics farewell

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - From volunteers to support staff to the joint Korea women's hockey team, people from many cultures bid farewell to each other and to the 2018 Winter Olympics on Monday as a swath of the eastern Korean Peninsula readied itself for something novel: relative normalcy.

February 26, 2018 | By TED ANTHONY Associated Press | Sports


UTA rolls past Georgia Southern

ARLINGTON, Texas - Kevin Hervey scored 21 points and hit all five of his 3-pointers in the second half to lead UTA to an 83-63 Sun Belt men's basketball win over Georgia Southern Thursday night in the College Park Center.

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


GS Ladies no match for UT Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas - The UT Arlington women's basketball team avenged an earlier season Sun Belt Conference loss to Georgia Southern, picking up a 70-49 victory on Kids Day at the College Park Center in Arlington, Texas.

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Georgia Southern walk-on tryouts to be named for Edwin Jackson

Georgia Southern head football coach Chad Lunsford announced Thursday that the walk-on tryouts for the program moving forward will be named in honor of Edwin Jackson, who died Feb. 4 in an auto accident in Indianapolis. Jackson went through the tryout process at GS to earn a spot on the team and worked his way up to eventual starter before moving on to start in the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts.

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Bubba Watson takes lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie. He moved the ball left and right, whatever Riviera required, and finished with a 6-under 65 for a one-shot lead Saturday in the Genesis Open.

February 17, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Southern, not State

With Georgia Southern mired in a three-game slide and trying to hang on to a top-four spot in the Sun Belt Conference standings - which will include a bye through the first round of the conference tournament - the Eagles needed a win in the worst kind of way.

February 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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SHS boys tennis takes region title

Wednesday brought about the Region 2-AAAAA tennis championships at Mill Creek Regional Park. And on the boys' side, the first place trophy never left town.

April 11, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

April 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA title

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Karson Kuhlman had a goal and an assist, and Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school's ...

April 08, 2018 | By MIKE COOK Associated Press | Sports


Eagles fly past Little Rock

Georgia Southern Baseball took a 3-2 win over Little Rock on Saturday afternoon to open an abbreviated two game set in The Natural State. Heavy ...

April 08, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Reed builds three shot lead over McIlroy

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The only thunder was on the ground, not in the sky, a series of ear-splitting roars for Patrick Reed and his two eagles ...

April 08, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No technology, no problem: The Masters Life

When you hear the name Augusta National, several things immediately come to mind. There is the long, beautiful stretch down Magnolia Lane that leads to ...

April 07, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


76ers hold off LeBron, Cavs 132-130 for 13th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - LeBron James pulled Ben Simmons in for a hug, and smiled and laughed in a brief chat with Joel Embiid.

April 07, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Truex, Harvick know how to get to front at tracks like Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick certainly know their way to the front at 1 1/2-mile tracks like the one at ...

April 06, 2018 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lingering winter getting the best of baseball early on

Steady and sure-handed, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is a confident mitt man.

April 06, 2018 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


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