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Local players try out for the Royals

Some of the most talented young baseball players in the Statesboro area got their chance to make a good impression on some very important sets of eyes as the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball held an open tryout Monday morning at Mill Creek Regional Park.

June 20, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Expectations grow for Rory McIlroy

BETHESDA, Md. - The manner in which Rory McIlroy won the U.S. Open made comparisons with Tiger Woods inevitable.

June 20, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Venus Williams, Nadal win openers

WIMBLEDON, England - Back on one of tennis' top stages, Venus Williams cut a familiar figure Monday at Wimbledon, from her latest original, somewhat-see-through outfit to her trademark booming serves and aggressive groundstrokes.

June 20, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


UGA teammates honored at game

ATLANTA - Three months after a devastating on-field collision between University of Georgia outfielders Zach Cone and Johnathan Taylor left Taylor partially paralyzed, the two were side by side again on Saturday as draft picks of the Texas Rangers.

June 18, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vanderbilt earns first ever CWS win

OMAHA, Neb. - Vanderbilt was no nervous newcomer to the College World Series.

June 18, 2011 | By ERIC OLSEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


One for the books

BETHESDA, Md. - In one of those can't-miss moments in sports, thousands of fans covered every inch of space on the hill behind the 10th green at Congressional. They spilled onto the clubhouse veranda, pressed their faces against the windows and lined up against the balcony railing to watch Rory McIlroy deliver a performance never before seen in the U.S. Open.

June 17, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McIlroy fires 65 to take lead at Open

BETHESDA, Md. - If he keeps playing like this, Rory McIlroy's next chance to close out a major should come very soon.

June 16, 2011 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Players getting by

NEW ORLEANS - With the NFL lockout putting the squeeze on both his wallet and pursuit of a pro football career, former Connecticut quarterback Tyler Lorenzen has created some of the latest culinary innovations in the Big Easy, just so he can eat at home and save a little coin.

June 16, 2011 | By BRETT MARTELL | Sports


Dallas celebrates first NBA title

DALLAS - The face of the Dallas Mavericks laughed, sang and even seemed to tear up.

June 16, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Waltrip, Yarborough head HOF class

By MIKE CRANSTON

June 15, 2011 | By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Scandal could affect recruiting

CLEVELAND - Sharks, including a big blue one up north, are circling the troubled waters around Ohio State's maimed and maligned football program.

June 15, 2011 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Negotiators meet for second consecutive day

NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners are meeting with NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith and a group of players for a second straight day in Maryland.

June 15, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Americans hope to shine at Open

BETHESDA, Md. - What began as an anomaly has turned into a troubling trend for American golf.

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


Blue collar Mavs

DALLAS - Celebrating in their champagne-soaked championship T-shirts, it was easy to look around the Dallas Mavericks' locker room and laugh off the reputations each of them once carried.

June 13, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Opinions -- LeBron brought this on himself

LeBron James brought this on himself.

June 13, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP Sports Columnist | Sports


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Thomas named PGA player of the year

Justin Thomas wrote down a dozen goals at the start of the season, some higher than others, none about winning PGA Tour player of the ...

October 04, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Mickelson wants to win a Ryder Cup on European soil

JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Phil Mickelson hasn't had his fill, not when it comes to the Cup.

October 04, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


The ABCs of MLB postseason

All those home runs by Aaron Judge, all those wins by the Los Angeles Dodgers, nicely done. Except none of that matters now - a sinker ...

October 04, 2017 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Hawks' Schroder charged with battery following fight

ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder has been charged with battery after a fight at a late-night restaurant.

September 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Thunder star Russell Westbrook signs extension

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook is staying with the Thunder.

September 30, 2017 | By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stanton remains at 59 homers as Marlins defeat Braves 6-5

MIAMI (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton has two games left to reach the coveted 60-home run mark while his Miami Marlins teammates are compiling impressive numbers.

September 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Revenge game

Thursday after Southeast Bulloch had just finished a pair of demolitions against Islands, Yellow Jackets head coach Aimee Civalier told her team that Monday's ...

September 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bulloch County finally rises up with good week

Take a sigh of relief Bulloch County - football finally smiles upon your fields once again.

September 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Leaked Fritz audio sparks internet frenzy

A sports media website reported on Monday afternoon about a team meeting conducted by former Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz in late 2015. The ...

September 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


QB Eason moving closer to return from injury for No. 7 Dogs

ATHENS, Ga. - Jacob Eason could be moving closer to playing again for No. 7 Georgia.

September 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks face major rebuilding job, prospects of dismal season

ATLANTA - As one key player after another departed the Atlanta Hawks over the summer, Dennis Schroeder was caught off guard.

September 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


When GS football is down, the community goes too

College football has television outnumbered, which can be annoying to us fans who have to hunt for our favorite games.

September 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Where has my winning culture gone?

Way back when I was playing for youth baseball, soccer and football teams, I never had much luck.

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Southern gets smothered

Given a bye week and -- after dodging Hurricane Irma - about 10 days to prepare for Indiana, the Georgia Southern Eagles fell flat, to say the ...

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

SOMERSET, N.J. - President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day ...

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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