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Millsap's 23 points help Hawks hold off Kings 103-97

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 23 points, including a running one-hander with 15.7 seconds remaining as the Atlanta Hawks held off the Sacramento Kings 103-97 Wednesday night.

November 18, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


FIFA rejects Blatter, Platini appeals against 90-day bans

GENEVA - Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini lost their appeals Wednesday against interim 90-day bans for financial wrongdoing in the growing corruption scandal that has shaken world soccer.

November 18, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Fish local ponds for fall crappie

Looking for some fall fishing fun? Check out the local ponds and you might run into some fast action and bring home a stringer full of the tastiest fish Georgia has to offer. Once you've cooked up some fried crappie filets you will be convinced that it's a pursuit that needs to be on your outdoor calendar every year. Here are a few hints that can help you have a successful day on the water.

November 17, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


U.S. plays Trinidad and Tobago to draw

Gyasi Zardes and Jermaine Jones were both thwarted by the crossbar and the United States played to 0-0 draw with Trinidad and Tobago in a World Cup qualifying match Tuesday in Port-of-Spain.

November 17, 2015 | The Associated Press | Sports


Blatter remains in hospital after stress-related 'breakdown'

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Sepp Blatter remains in a Swiss hospital after what his spokesman called a "small breakdown" related to stress.

November 11, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Concussion' movie delivers hard hit to NFL

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Concussion" delivers a hard hit to the NFL as it deals with data linking repeated blows to the heads of its players to dementia and a host of other problems.

November 11, 2015 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Clemson stays atop college football playoff rankings

Notre Dame moved into the top four in the second College Football Playoff selection committee rankings of the season Tuesday night.

November 10, 2015 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Missouri players didn't recognize how much power they had

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri receiver J'Mon Moore decided to visit the protesters who had built a tent city on Carnahan Quad, demanding that the university pay attention to their complaints about racism.

November 10, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Eagles enjoying rest before Troy matchup

As the regular season heads into its stretch run, the Georgia Southern Eagles are ready to take on their final four games with a bit more health and with plenty of rest.

November 09, 2015 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Korver helps Hawks win 6th straight, 121-115 over Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS - Kyle Korver scored 22 points, hitting all eight of his shots, including four from 3-point range, and the Atlanta Hawks won their sixth straight, 121-115 over the winless New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.

November 06, 2015 | By BRETT MARTELA P Sports Writer | Sports


Atlanta, Santa Clara, New Orleans to host college title game

Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, were selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games from a group of nine cities and regions.

November 05, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Racist attacks mar Champions League

KIEV, Ukraine - Instead of being one of the biggest sports events of the year in troubled Ukraine, Dynamo Kiev's game against Chelsea in the Champions League turned into a public display of the country's struggle to contain violent racists.

November 03, 2015 | By JAMES ELLINGWORTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kansas City throws a party to celebrate Royals' championship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The world champion Kansas City Royals basked in the adulation of thousands of ecstatic fans in a parade and rally Tuesday that nearly shut down downtown for hours.

November 03, 2015 | By BILL DRAPER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Illness ruins a good day of fishing

Not to create a scandal or anything but yes, this is another one of my many stories about life in the great outdoors. However I was not actually intoxicated during this particular fishing expedition even though that is the title. I suppose that this statement needs some explanation because the circumstances were different that one might assume. My head would wind up feeling like a tanked up old boozer on the day in question here, but I had not consumed a single dram of any alcoholic beverage and of course that begs the question - what in the world was going ...

November 03, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Column: Patriots taking out Deflategate wrath on rest of NFL

The New England Patriots are still ticked off.

October 31, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


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Federer vs Djokovic in Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia - Novak Djokovic has a larger than life presence at theAustralian Open.

January 26, 2016 | By JOCELYN GECKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Clippers' Blake Griffin out 4-to-6 weeks after breaking hand

INDIANAPOLIS - Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member during ...

January 26, 2016 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Tech one of college hoops' biggest mysteries

ATLANTA - By all rights, Georgia Tech should be a powerhouse.

January 23, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Snowstorm postpones 2 NHL games, strands 2 college teams

NEW YORK - A blizzard socking the Eastern United States disrupted the sports schedule Saturday for a second day, forcing the postponement of two more NHL ...

January 23, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Murray advances, Ivanovic loses amid medical distraction

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - A medical emergency overshadowed matches on adjoining courts at the Australian Open when Nigel Sears, who is Ana Ivanovic's coach and ...

January 22, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer notches 300th win at Grand Slam tournament

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - The countless records and accolades accumulated over a long and illustrious career don't in any way diminish Roger Federer's satisfaction ...

January 22, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFC championship game features 2 of NFL's best cornerbacks

TEMPE, Ariz. - Cornerbacks might have the toughest job in the NFL.

January 22, 2016 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Elway builds a team that will go down kicking and screaming

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - John Elway's mind was still racing and he was trying to figure out what, exactly, was missing after another rough ending ...

January 22, 2016 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Homeland Security head addresses baseball owners

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - With worries about terrorism heightened following attacks in France and California, baseball owners began their two-day meeting Wednesday by discussing threat protection ...

January 20, 2016 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL's final 4 has no overwhelming favorite

The NFL has its final four, and the oddsmakers are forecasting tight games.

January 20, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Djokovic wins, faces questions on match-fixing

MELBOURNE, Australia - For the second time in three days, Novak Djokovic won a match at the Australian Open and was confronted by questions about match-fixing ...

January 18, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks make Magic disappear

ATLANTA - Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer likes the production he's been getting recently from his bench.

January 18, 2016 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Southern vs. State

Just a little less than two months ago, Georgia Southern took a swift kick to the pride as Georgia State pulled off an unlikely upset ...

January 18, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Column: (Excessive) parental discretion not advised

A few months ago, I wrote a column on how "participation" trophies were a hindrance to a young athlete's mental develop and ultimately, a ...

January 18, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Warhawks can't keep up with Eagles

The Georgia Southern Eagles ended a four-game home stand in style and gained some much-needed ground in the Sun Belt Conference standings as they claimed ...

January 15, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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