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Federer upset in Wimbledon quarters by Berdych

WIMBLEDON, England - Roger Federer covered his face with both hands, no doubt wishing he were doing anything at that moment other than dissecting his latest earlier-than-expected Grand Slam exit.

June 30, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


LeBron leads free-agent crop ready to change NBA

NEW YORK- This summer's biggest show in sports, kicking off at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, comes from a league that won't play for months.

June 30, 2010 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Venus stunned by Pironkova

WIMBLEDON, England - Venus Williams would shank a shot - and she shanked many on this day - then turn toward the Court 1 player guest box where her parents were seated and put her palms up or shrug her shoulders, as if to indicate, "I don't know what's happening here."

June 29, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Miami could be building dynasty

MIAMI - Pat Riley's summer of 2010 truly started with the summer of 2005.

June 29, 2010 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Villa the difference as Spain beats Portugal 1-0

JOHANNESBURG - Spain showed touches of the class that makes the team European champion on Tuesday, edging out Portugal in a tough second round game while Paraguay needed penalties to dispose of Japan.

June 29, 2010 | By SIMON HAYDON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stammen lifts Nationals past Braves 7-2

ATLANTA - Craig Stammen, called up from the minors earlier in the day, pitched 7 1-3 strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals past the Atlanta Braves 7-2 on Tuesday night.

June 29, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Teams may have to wait on LeBron

NEW YORK - Hey LeBron, make up your mind!

June 28, 2010 | By DAVID MAHONEY AP Baseketball Writer | Sports


My Take 6/29: Just a few hints for soccer

I want to like soccer. I really do.

June 28, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Roddick eliminated in fourth round

WIMBLEDON, England - Three-time finalist Andy Roddick was stunned in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Monday by an 82nd-ranked Taiwanese player who hadn't won a match here the past four years.

June 28, 2010 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bauer leads UCLA to 10-3 win and CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. - Like everyone else at Rosenblatt Stadium, UCLA's Trevor Bauer was feeling the heat.

June 26, 2010 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Walker's bat helps send S. Carolina to CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. - Christian Walker homered and singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and South Carolina staved off elimination a fourth straight time Saturday night to beat rival Clemson 4-3 and advance to the College World Series finals.

June 26, 2010 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Out of miracles

RUSTENBURG, South Africa - The nail-biter comeback wasn't there this time. The U.S. soccer team relied on it once too often.

June 26, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Knee, deficit, umpire flap don't derail Nadal

WIMBLEDON, England - Things got quite complicated for Rafael Nadal on Saturday.

June 26, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Rose takes 3-stroke lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. - Justin Rose closed in on his second straight PGA Tour victory Saturday, shooting a 2-under 68 to take a three-stroke lead over Ben Curtis into the final round of the Travelers Championship.

June 26, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Wizards select Kentucky's Wall with No. 1 pick

NEW YORK — John Wall is ready to go to Washington and clean up the Wizards.

June 24, 2010 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


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Running pioneers Switzer, Gibb took own paths to change

BOSTON - One is a neuroscientist-turned-sculptor, the other an activist and organizer. Taking different paths to the same goal, Bobbi Gibb and Kathrine Switzer outran Boston ...

April 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Southern takes series

A day after surrendering four home runs in a loss, Georgia Southern used two long balls of its own in a 6-4 victory over Appalachian ...

April 15, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Appalacian State blasts off on Eagles

Georgia Southern pitching had just one bad inning in Friday night's game against Appalachian State.

April 15, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles take series opener over Appalachian State

Georgia Southern won its fifth conference game in seven tries and got a series against rival Appalachian State off to a great start Thursday night ...

April 13, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Outdoor Life: Hybrid bass: an underused target on Lake Oconee

Most of the boats you see buzzing around Lake Oconee are occupied by largemouth bass fishermen, crappie fishermen and the catfish crowd. Few are out ...

April 13, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Scratching and clawing for support

While the exact origin of the phrase isn't known, the first known use of "pull yourself up by the bootstraps" was coined in James ...

April 12, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Portal wins cross-divisonal series

Portal has run into now nine wins this season, but none of them could have been as sweet as the one Wednesday night.

April 12, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


League Landscape: 2 winless, 3 undefeated for MLS Week 6

A handful of games into the season, two teams remain winless in Major League Soccer while three others are undefeated.

April 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Inciarte hits 2 HRs, Braves end 5-game skid, top Marlins 5-4

MIAMI - Ender Inciarte hit two home runs and Tyler Flowers had a go-ahead single in the ninth inning Wednesday night to help the Atlanta Braves ...

April 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gators split FPCA

For the first time this season, the Bulloch Academy boys soccer team has put two wins together and may be peaking during a crucial time ...

April 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


SEB looks for better playoff seeds at region tournament

April showers have ceased just in time to cool the air around the coastal Georgia area and dry up the pitch for postseason soccer.

April 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


GS tops Kennesaw St. in battle of the birds

Kennesaw State's pitching staff spent most of the night trying in vain to find the strike zone and Georgia Southern cashed in at some ...

April 11, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Atlanta United still planning stadium debut on July 30

ATLANTA - Atlanta United President Darren Eales said Tuesday construction on Mercedes Benz Stadium remains on schedule for the MLS team to play the first game ...

April 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Final day of NBA season will decide some seeds, matchups

There will be final-night intrigue in the NBA.

April 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Trump backs joint North American bid for 2026 World Cup

The United States launched its bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup with Mexico and Canada on Monday after gaining the support of President Donald ...

April 10, 2017 | By ROBB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


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