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NFLPA, owners come to terms

WASHINGTON - Now it can be said with certainty: Get ready for some football!

July 25, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


Braeden's need for speed

STILSON - Braeden Kenan has raced in more than 200 motocross events, won his fair share of them and gotten several sponsorships. Next Saturday in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., he'll be a part of his biggest race yet.

July 23, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Extended lockout could cause sloppy preseason

NEW YORK - As lawyers for NFL players and owners spend the weekend trying to put the lockout to rest, many fans wonder when pro football will return. And when it does, just how ragged will the preseason look?

July 23, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Isner reaches finals in Atlanta

NORCROSS, Ga. - John Isner, in position to win back-to-back tournaments for the first time in his career, is savoring the confidence that has come with his success.

July 23, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Schleck in yellow heading into crucial time trial

ALPE D'HUEZ, France - If Andy Schleck is to finally win the Tour de France, he's going to have to overcome one final obstacle on his own.

July 22, 2011 | By GREG KELLER Associated Press | Sports


NFL on hold; players study deal OK'd by owners

WASHINGTON - Sorry, football fans.

July 22, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Running on all cylinders

In Statesboro High's vaunted wishbone running offense, opponents are used to seeing a new stable of capable backs come through each season.

July 21, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Owners vote for tentative deal

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - NFL owners voted overwhelmingly in favor of a tentative 10-year agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval.

July 21, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods fires Steve Williams

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - After a year that couldn't end soon enough, one rocked by a sex scandal and divorce, a major swing change on the course and the loss of four major sponsors off it, Tiger Woods was asked about the one constant in his career - his caddie, Steve Williams.

July 21, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ivy League limits practice contact

NEWARK, N.J. - In an effort to reduce the number of concussions and subconcussive hits, Ivy League football teams will be allowed to have just two full-contact practices a week, three less than the NCAA allows.

July 20, 2011 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Source: No player NFL vote Wednesday

WASHINGTON - NFL players didn't vote Wednesday on a full proposal to settle the league's labor dispute, citing several outstanding issues, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

July 20, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


Sides close in on deal

Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller and lawyers for retired NFL players joined labor talks with representatives of owners and current players Tuesday as signs mounted that the league's lockout might almost be over.

July 19, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Slive sees new direction for NCAA

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive is well aware of the recent criticism of the NCAA - complaints about prolonged investigations and rulings that leave coaches and administrators scratching their heads.

July 19, 2011 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Many seeking a major success

SANDWICH, England - Dustin Johnson probably doesn't think he'll have to wait 15 years to win a major.

July 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Contador attacks, gains on leader

GAP, France - Defending champion Alberto Contador caught his Tour de France rivals by surprise with a brash climbing attack Tuesday, gaining time on leader Thomas Voeckler during a rainy 16th stage won by Thor Hushovd.

July 19, 2011 | By JAMEY KEATON Associated Press | Sports


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Foles outduels Brady, Patriots to win Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as ...

February 05, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


BUBBLE WATCH: Big wins put NC State within reach of NCAA bid

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina State wasn't supposed to even be in this position, entering February with several marquee wins and in the discussion ...

February 02, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Rozier powers Celtics past Hawks, 119-110

BOSTON - Terry Rozier's second act as an NBA starter was just as impressive as his first.

February 02, 2018 | By GETHIN COOLBAUGH Associated Press | Sports


Foles sees religious life after football

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Nick Foles has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes.

February 02, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Fowler, DeChambeau share Phoenix Open lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Rickie Fowler took a share of the lead into the weekend in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He knows from experience the party ...

February 02, 2018 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sepp Blatter wants FIFA case re-opened

GENEVA - Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter claims to have "new facts" and wants to re-open the financial misconduct case that led to his six-year ban.

February 02, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Can Eagles pull off upset?

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - America loves comeback stories, the last-to-first variety that features new stars, big plays and a monumental triumph at the end.

February 02, 2018 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Liukin latest to step down amidst USA Gymnastics scandal

The coordinator of the women's national team for USA Gymnastics has stepped down, the latest departure to rock the embattled organization in the wake ...

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


MLB players upet as top free agents remain unsigned

NEW YORK - A prominent baseball agent said players are angered over the slow free-agent market and suggested they consider boycotting spring training.

February 02, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


North Korean athletes cross border for Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which ...

February 01, 2018 | By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press | Sports


GS ladies stuck between Little Rock and a hard place

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - First-place Little Rock women's basketball remained unbeaten in the league with a 92-52 Sun Belt Conference win over visiting Georgia Southern ...

February 01, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Wentz serving as Philadelphia's biggest cheerleader

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Carson Wentz made the rounds along Radio Row at last year's Super Bowl and promised himself he'd be back for this ...

January 30, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: A real duck dynasty

With apologies to Phil Robertson and his funky band of bearded miscreants, there has arisen a mighty band of ducks on the Richardson farm down ...

January 29, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Eagles maul Mavericks

Georgia Southern overcame a big deficit early on Thursday, only to lose its grip on a win late in the game. The Eagles faced a ...

January 27, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern ladies finally snap losing streak

The Georgia Southern women's basketball squad shot a season-best 51.9 percent from the floor in picking up its first Sun Belt Conference win ...

January 27, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


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