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Clarke leads British Open with one round left

SANDWICH, England - A day that began with howling rain and wind ended in bright sunshine, a turn of meteorological fortune that helped sort out a bunched-up field at the British Open.

July 16, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


NCAA inducts 2011 Hall of Fame class

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Desmond Howard shook his head and smiled. It's been 20 years since he won the Heisman Trophy at Michigan as an electrifying pass catcher and kick returner.

July 16, 2011 | By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer | Sports


McIlroy in the mix at Open

SANDWICH, England - On a sunny day when the old-timers shined, the kid made sure he was right in the thick of things at the British Open.

July 15, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Former Eagle Adams shoots 62 at Viking Classic

MADISON, Miss. - Blake Adams had the day's best round, but the focus was on the weather. For nearly four hours, Troy Matteson tried to figure out ways to kill time in the clubhouse as thunderstorms rolled across Annandale Golf Club.

July 15, 2011 | By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hushovd takes stage, Voeckler keeps lead

LOURDES, France (AP) - Norway's Thor Hushovd won the 13th stage of the Tour de France and France's Thomas Voeckler kept the yellow jersey Friday on a ride through the Pyrenees that ended in the home of one of the most famous Catholic shrines.

July 15, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Records: Tressel's past no different

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel was told by the school that he did a poor job of self-reporting NCAA violations years before he failed to tell his bosses that players were selling championship rings and other Buckeyes memorabilia, a cover-up that cost him his job.

July 15, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP College Football Writer | Sports


NFL and players say that they're making progress

Noting that "progress has been made," NFL owners and players wrapped up a round of intensive talks Friday without a full agreement to end the league's four-month lockout, but determined to keep pushing over the weekend.

July 15, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


NCAA investigation wrecks Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - The NCAA put Georgia Tech on four years of probation, fined the school $100,000 and stripped its ACC title game win from the 2009 football season on Thursday for violations that also included problems in the men's basketball program.

July 14, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Clemens case ruled mistrial

WASHINGTON - Almost as soon as it began, former baseball star Roger Clemens' perjury trial ended Thursday - in a mistrial the judge blamed on prosecutors and said a "first-year law student" would have known to avoid.

July 14, 2011 | By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press | Sports


Amatuer shares first round lead at British Open

SANDWICH, England - Thomas Bjorn and Tom Lewis have nothing in common except for the unlikely position they shared Thursday atop the leaderboard at the British Open.

July 14, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Torch being passed to US women

FRANKFURT, Germany - Lauren Cheney was just 11 during the 1999 World Cup, watching from the stands and imagining what it would be like to be on that field with Mia Hamm and Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy and Brandi Chastain.

July 14, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


US women edge France in semis

MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany - Abby Wambach sure knows how to deliver.

July 13, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Halfway home

From Derek Jeter to Albert Pujols and Joe Mauer, you could put together an All-Star team just from the guys who have been stuck on the disabled list this season.

July 13, 2011 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Steelers' Harrison: Goodell a 'crook' and 'devil'

NEW YORK - Heavily fined Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison calls NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a "crook" and a "devil," among other insults, in a magazine article.

July 13, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Abdullah breaking down barriers

ATLANTA - Kulsoom Abdullah's Ph.D. from Georgia Tech and black belt in taekwondo are proof she doesn't back away from challenges.

July 13, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Tiger tops leaderboard (briefly) at Hero World Challenge

NASSAU, Bahamas - One of the biggest cheers at the Hero World Challenge came from seeing the name Tiger Woods moved to the top of the ...

December 01, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles close out season on road against Coastal

Give Coastal Carolina interim coach Jamey Chadwell credit for one thing: he is a man of his word.

December 01, 2017 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Championship Saturday around 'P5'

ATLANTA - When Gus Malzahn guided Auburn to the national championship game in his first season as head coach, it was all such a whirlwind.

December 01, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern names head football coach - Lunsford earns his shot

On Oct. 22, former Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers was relieved of his duties and a national search for a new coach began.

November 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Pittsburg stuns No. 2 Canes

PITTSBURGH - Miami spent the better part of 13 months putting together the nation's longest winning streak behind a series of comebacks that returned the ...

November 24, 2017 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles look to keep Ragin' Cajuns out of a bowl

As a horrible season by anyone's standards winds its way to the finish Georgia Southern finds itself in the role of spoiler once again ...

November 24, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Eagles hang on against UMKC, now 5-0

ESTERO, Fla. - Mike Hughes tallied 17 points and five rebounds, and Georgia Southern held UMKC to one field goal in the last four minutes to ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


The tale of the hungry ducklings

(Author's note: I've had several requests to give an update on Matilda the Muscovy Duck and her brood that we raised this past ...

November 21, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


GS ladies notch win at S.C. State

Freshman Tatum Barber hit three free throws with 0.4 seconds remaining to lift Georgia Southern women's basketball to a 61-58 win at South ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA - One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of dust in a ...

November 20, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles finally in win column

As the old saying goes, the tenth time is the charm.

November 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday, although the South Carolina women's basketball team declined ...

November 17, 2017 | By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press | Sports


IOC to decide Dec. 5 if Russia goes to 2018 Winter Olympics

GENEVA - The International Olympic Committee will decide on Dec. 5 if Russia can compete at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

November 17, 2017 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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