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Wide open Open

Four players have taken their turns at No. 1, the highest number between U.S. Opens in the 25-year history of the world ranking. Four players won their first major in the last 12 months. Four others captured their first World Golf Championship.

June 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pressure's on in Miami

MIAMI - LeBron James came to Miami last summer for the chance to be a champion.

June 10, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Karlsson grabs a 3-stroke lead

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Robert Karlsson keeps playing better and better at TPC Southwind. The Swede could be on track for his first PGA Tour title if he keeps it up.

June 10, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Belmont may be true 'Test of the Champion'

NEW YORK - Even without a Triple Crown on the line, the 143rd Belmont Stakes may indeed be the "Test of the Champion."

June 10, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rangers, Astros reach out with draft selections

NEW YORK - Johnathan Taylor and Buddy Lamothe may never play baseball again after accidents left them partially paralyzed.

June 09, 2011 | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Mathis jumps into lead at Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - David Mathis is leading a PGA Tour event for the first time, and pressure is not one of his concerns.

June 09, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pryor's next step

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The next step may be the most important one for former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

June 09, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


LeBron, Heat try to shake off loss

DALLAS - The NBA finals between Miami and Dallas are a best-of-three series now, and LeBron James is coming off the worst scoring night of his professional playoff career.

June 08, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Looks like Tiger Woods may settle for second best

The list was on his bedroom wall growing up, a daily reminder to Tiger Woods about his goals in life. Simple, yet audacious, the plan was to break the records set by Jack Nicklaus and become the greatest golfer ever.

June 08, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Motion well grounded

NEW YORK - The priorities for Graham Motion haven't changed - family first, everything else follows. And that includes Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom.

June 08, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Westwood back to defend title, prep for U.S. Open

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Lee Westwood enjoys defending titles. So with the St. Jude Classic scheduled just before the U.S. Open, returning to the TPC Southwind course was a pretty easy decision.

June 08, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves hook Marlins

MIAMI - Tommy Hanson pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves won with only two hits Tuesday night when they sent the Florida Marlins to their sixth consecutive loss, 1-0.

June 07, 2011 | By STEPHEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Top water fishing for largemouth in summer

Even though the calendar doesn't say so, summer is here. Water temperatures are in the eighties and because of that fact a lot of fishermen give up on catching bass in shallow water. The truth is you can still find fish that will aggressively take top water lures if you pick the right times and places.

June 07, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Tiger bows out of U.S. Open

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Tiger Woods pulled out of the U.S. Open on Tuesday because of lingering issues with his left leg, leaving him uncertain how soon he can resume his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' record for major titles.

June 07, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Super regionals set

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Robert Beary imagined an even better NCAA regional tournament than the one he put together at home.

June 06, 2011 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


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SHS boys tennis takes region title

Wednesday brought about the Region 2-AAAAA tennis championships at Mill Creek Regional Park. And on the boys' side, the first place trophy never left town.

April 11, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

April 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA title

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Karson Kuhlman had a goal and an assist, and Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school's ...

April 08, 2018 | By MIKE COOK Associated Press | Sports


Eagles fly past Little Rock

Georgia Southern Baseball took a 3-2 win over Little Rock on Saturday afternoon to open an abbreviated two game set in The Natural State. Heavy ...

April 08, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Reed builds three shot lead over McIlroy

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The only thunder was on the ground, not in the sky, a series of ear-splitting roars for Patrick Reed and his two eagles ...

April 08, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No technology, no problem: The Masters Life

When you hear the name Augusta National, several things immediately come to mind. There is the long, beautiful stretch down Magnolia Lane that leads to ...

April 07, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


76ers hold off LeBron, Cavs 132-130 for 13th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - LeBron James pulled Ben Simmons in for a hug, and smiled and laughed in a brief chat with Joel Embiid.

April 07, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Truex, Harvick know how to get to front at tracks like Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick certainly know their way to the front at 1 1/2-mile tracks like the one at ...

April 06, 2018 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lingering winter getting the best of baseball early on

Steady and sure-handed, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is a confident mitt man.

April 06, 2018 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


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