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McIlroy, Quiros lead the pack

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Rory McIlroy teed off in the morning and put up a score for everyone to chase at the Masters. Then, after grabbing some lunch, he plopped down in front of the television to see if anyone could catch him.

April 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods is the show in Augusta

I walked Augusta National on the Tiger trail Thursday, as did Steve Spurrier, Eric Dickerson, Tiger's mom, Kutilda, and droves of other patrons waiting to see the show.

April 07, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Before deliberating, Bonds' jurors get an earful

SAN FRANCISCO - The eight women and four men sat in the jury box for more than 4½ hours, listening to angry arguments from federal prosecutors and Barry Bonds' attorneys at the end of a 12-day trial that exposed the dark world of baseball's Steroids Era.

April 07, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods just not the same

AUGUSTA - There was a time when Tiger Woods would have responded to the perceived slight in the way he knew best - with his clubs. A 65 on Sunday, perhaps, good enough to slip on another green jacket while Ian Poulter waited at the airport for a flight home.

April 06, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


The best of the best at Augusta

Picking 'the best of' Augusta National is like picking 'the prettiest' at the Miss Universe pageant, or 'the dumbest' on any VH1 reality show. Nonetheless, on the eve of the 75th version of The Masters tournament, I'm going to split hairs and give you my opinions and predictions on the next four days.

April 06, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Bonds rests case with no defense witnesses

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' confident defense team rested its case Wednesday without calling a single witness, just minutes after a federal judge accepted the government's request to dismiss one of the five counts against the home run king.

April 06, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger, Mickelson never more different

Monday night's thunderstorms uprooted one of Magnolia Lane's 61 historic trees at the Augusta National Golf Club, but that wasn't the only effect the weather had on the second day of Masters' Week.

April 05, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Augusta never kind to No. 1 Kaymer

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Martin Kaymer got a little jolt of adrenaline when he turned onto Magnolia Lane for the first time this year.

April 05, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Post spawn bass fishing

Last week we talked a little about how to catch bedding bass. You are going to continue to see these fish in the shallows over the next few weeks because they don't all bed at the same time but you are also going to have fish in the same waters that have done their thing and moved off the beds. These bass will now take on some new and different habits and thus it will require a different set of strategies in order to catch them. Based on the observations you make in the places you fish, you may ...

April 05, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Augusta as beautiful as ever as Thursday nears

AUGUSTA - 'A tradition unlike any other' returned to our own South Georgia backyard Monday, and after rain showered over the historically beautiful property of Augusta National Golf Club last week, the course is more exquisite than ever.

April 04, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Texas A&M, Notre Dame set to do battle for title

INDIANAPOLIS - Already packed with one surprise after another, the NCAA women's tournament has one big dose of intrigue left when Notre Dame and Texas A&M play for the championship.

April 04, 2011 | By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Rodman, Mullins lead 2011 NBA Hall of Fame class

HOUSTON - Dennis Rodman earned plenty of labels during his sometimes turbulent NBA career.

April 04, 2011 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Butler in championship again

HOUSTON - The lovable underdog label is long gone. Now Butler is determined to drop that "first loser" tag, too.

April 02, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Woods returns to Masters as just another player

Tiger Woods at the Masters is every bit the mystery he was a year ago.

April 02, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Unexpected four ready to face off

HOUSTON - The VCU players sat at home last year, watched Butler almost win the national championship and thought, sure, that could be us someday. Sort of the same way people dream about winning the lottery.

April 01, 2011 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


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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


Sergio lives out every golfer's nightmare

Standing in the 15th fairway for the better part of 10 minutes on Thursday afternoon, nobody would have blinked if defending Masters champion Sergio Garcia ...

April 06, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Alex Morgan scores twice in 4-1 US win over Mexico

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Alex Morgan scored twice and the U.S. women's national team got three goals in the space of four minutes early in ...

April 06, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Celtics' Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs

BOSTON - The Boston Celtics have spent most of the season adjusting on the fly. Now they will have to go through the playoffs without Kyrie ...

April 05, 2018 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer | Sports


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