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Nadal beats Tomic, advances

MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal overcame the much-hyped potential star of Australian tennis in his quest for a fourth consecutive major title.

January 22, 2011 | By DENNIS PASSA AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vegas, Woodland tied at La Quinta

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Gary Woodland and Jhonattan Vegas realize the marathon Bob Hope Classic will come down to a sprint.

January 22, 2011 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks recover to score 103 in N.C.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Gerald Wallace saw the score of Atlanta's embarrassing loss and knew the athletic Hawks wouldn't repeat that miserable shooting performance a night later.

January 22, 2011 | By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Frozen fields in NFL

Cold, wind and frozen turf. They make Pittsburgh's Heinz Field and Chicago's Soldier Field such forbidding places.

January 22, 2011 | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ailing Venus quits in Round 3

MELBOURNE, Australia - Venus Williams had played 251 Grand Slam matches and never once been forced to retire because of injury.

January 21, 2011 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vegas, Weekley share the lead at Bob Hope Classic

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Gary Woodland played basketball for a season at Division II Washburn University, and the 6-foot guard still describes a 30-point loss to his beloved Kansas Jayhawks at Allen Fieldhouse as the biggest thrill of his life.

January 21, 2011 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks cope with injuries

ATLANTA - Al Horford's sprained ankle could leave the Atlanta Hawks without two starters for at least two games, but there was no sense of panic Thursday.

January 20, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lamb hired to lead Mercer's return to the gridiron

MACON - When Mercer University announced the reinstatement of its football program last November after a 70-year hiatus, it stressed the institution's commitment to fielding a competitive team that also upheld the University's high academic standards. On Thursday, Mercer took another significant step toward achieving those objectives with the naming of Georgia native Bobby Lamb as its head football coach.

January 20, 2011 | Mercer University AMR | Sports


Nadal cruises through second round, slam still on track

MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal pounded another up-and-comer into submission. Andy Murray made quick work of his second-round opponent as well.

January 20, 2011 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rodgers overtaking memories of Favre

GREEN BAY, Wis. - On the list of Aaron Rodgers' accomplishments in three seasons as the Green Bay Packers' starting quarterback, one stands out as being something that really didn't seem possible when he first took over as the starter.

January 20, 2011 | By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer survives a scare at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer ambled to the net, slowly shaking his head. He let out a deep sigh.

January 19, 2011 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: The New York Jets have a long way to go as trash talkers

The best trash talkers of their era are a win away from the Super Bowl, good news for anybody who likes their football with a little lip.

January 19, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Columnist | Sports


Lamely leads after 1st round

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Even after Derek Lamely strung together the longest streak of birdies and eagles on the PGA Tour in nearly four years, he realized it's still very early in the Bob Hope Classic.

January 19, 2011 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Catch some winter bass in farm ponds

The small game hunters are still out there on the prowl and enjoying the last few weeks of hunting season but if you are a fisherman at heart and have been yearning for the feel of a largemouth bass on the end of your reel, take heart. One thing I've learned over the years is that there are plenty of bass to be caught in these cold weather months at your favorite local farm ponds if you pick the right times and lures. Obviously there are days when it's just no fun fighting the extreme cold and most ...

January 18, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Hawks slip past Kings

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson admitted the Atlanta Hawks couldn't resist looking past the Sacramento Kings "maybe a little" to their next game at Miami.

January 17, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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App State looks to deal another blow to Georgia Southern

By MIKE BROWN

November 07, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Auburn will have a role in deciding playoff

AUBURN, Ala. - The Auburn Tigers can really crash the playoff party.

November 07, 2017 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Former star pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

PHILADELPHIA - Roy Halladay had a passion for flying airplanes that nearly matched his love of baseball.

November 06, 2017 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles let one slip away

Georgia Southern played its best game of the year and it still wasn't enough.

November 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Bringing back winning habits easier said than done

When speaking in terms of winning percentage, Georgia Southern has been one of the more successful teams in all of college football since restarting its ...

November 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


LeBron James scores 57, Cavaliers top Wiz 130-122, end skid

WASHINGTON - Just in case there were any questions about Eastern Conference supremacy, LeBron James poured in 57 points - the second-highest total of his career and ...

November 03, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Elliott freed to play by court, senses 'burst of adrenalin'

NEW YORK - Ezekiel Elliott felt a "burst of adrenalin" surge through the Dallas Cowboys locker room after a court freed him to play Sunday rather ...

November 03, 2017 | By LARRY NEUMEISTER and SCHUYLER DIXON Associated Press | Sports


My Take: No better time to start turnaround

So, this isn't how any Georgia Southern fans expected the 2017 season to go.

November 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GATAcast: 11.1.17 - Chad Lunsford

Georgia Southern interim head coach Chad Lunsford joins Mike for a discussion about how the team is handling the coaching change and a look ahead ...

November 01, 2017 | | Sports


Astros start fast, top Dodgers 5-3 for 2-1 World Series lead

HOUSTON (AP) - A perfect fit in their own place, the Houston Astros are halfway home.

October 28, 2017 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Eagles still searching for a win

At the time no one gave it much of a thought other than it was a nice way to end a disappointing season, and a ...

October 27, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Men’s Basketball to Play Hurricane Relief Exhibition Game at Augusta

STATESBORO – Georgia Southern and Augusta will square off in a charity exhibition men's basketball contest to raise awareness and financial support for hurricane relief ...

October 27, 2017 | By MARC GIGNAC GS Athletics | Sports


A new class of local legends

The stars were out Thursday night at Statesboro High School as the Statesboro Athletic Hall of Fame welcomed in its newest class of athletes.

October 24, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles getting back to business

A typical game week for a college football team is best described as organized chaos. Players continuously shuttle between workouts, meetings, classes and practice, not ...

October 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Outdoor Life: Get ready for the challenge of deer season

The months of September and October are considered by many deer hunters to be the pre-game warm-up for the "real season" when the rut begins ...

October 24, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


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