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Tommy Palmer's Sports Comment - It's never too early to talk about football

March Madness is underway in most areas around the country, but here in Statesboro and the surrounding area it's time for spring sports and that means one thing - Football is just around the corner!

March 08, 2011 | | Sports


Remind me, why are they fighting?

I f NFL owners aren't careful, they might just force us to sympathize with guys who make more in a year than most will take home in a lifetime. Chad Ochocinco could come off looking like some sort of modern-day Cesar Chavez.

March 07, 2011 | Paul Newberry AP Columnist | Sports


NFL, players' union done for the day

WASHINGTON - The NFL and the players' union negotiated for four hours Monday before calling it a day.

March 07, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


NFL, union halt talks for weekend

WASHINGTON - Those optimistic about the NFL's labor talks with the players' union will point to the sides' decision to push back the bargaining deadline by a week and think, as Commissioner Roger Goodell put it:

March 05, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Stanley leads Honda by shot

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Delighted to be 5-under par at the midway point of the windy Honda Classic, Rory Sabbatini predicted the score would be enough to win the tournament.

March 05, 2011 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL, union extend deadline to solve differences

WASHINGTON - Timeout, NFL. And NFLPA.

March 05, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


NFL, union agree to 24-hour deadline extension

WASHINGTON - America's favorite sport is still in business - for another day.

March 03, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Giants' Mara the first owner seen at NFL mediation

WASHINGTON - The New York Giants' John Mara joined the NFL group negotiating with the players' union Tuesday, the first team owner to participate since a federal mediator began overseeing the talks.

March 01, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


What are the best ways to go fishing for crappie?

Finally, warm temperatures have arrived. Winter may not be completely over with yet but the last couple of weeks have perked up the fish and the fishermen.

March 01, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Teaford the talk of the Royals; has shot at bullpen, too

SURPRISE, Ariz. - Everett Teaford has already made a name for himself during spring training with the Kansas City Royals.

February 28, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


OSU back on top

COLUMBUS, Ohio - After getting through its toughest stretch of the season, Ohio State is back at No. 1.

February 28, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Banneker knocks off SHS

For Statesboro, the party was over before the fun ever started.

February 26, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Bubba on a roll as the kids go home

MARANA, Ariz. - J.B. Holmes and Bubba Watson are in the quarterfinals of the Match Play Championship, and it's not hard to figure out how they got there.

February 25, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Fowler bounces Phil Mickelson out in match play

MARANA, Ariz. - In a Match Play Championship with a youthful complexion, Rickie Fowler was dressed in matching pink shoes and shirt when he walked onto the driving range and past his opponent, Phil Mickelson, who looked him up and down and smiled.

February 24, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


League urges safety laws

WASHINGTON - The NFL wants all 50 states and the District of Columbia to pass legislation that could help cut down on concussions suffered by young football players.

February 23, 2011 | By FREDERIC J. FROMMER 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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