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Schleck wins 17th, Contador eyes crown

COL DU TOURMALET, France (AP) - Defending champion Alberto Contador of Spain virtually secured a third Tour de France title Thursday after staying with yellow-jersey rival Andy Schleck all the way to the top of the legendary Col du Tourmalet in the pivotal 17th stage.

July 22, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Saban has another word for unscrupulous agents

HOOVER, Ala - Nick Saban didn't pull punches Wednesday when discussing the improper contact with athletes by unscrupulous agents, comparing their behavior to that of a "pimp."

July 21, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Schleck sees hopes of victory on Col du Tourmalet

PAU, France - Andy Schleck knows he has one opportunity to win the Tour de France - on the climb up the Col du Tourmalet in the Pyrenees on Thursday.

July 21, 2010 | By NAOMI KOPPEL Associated Press Writer | Sports


Armstrong shows grit in bid for win in Pyrenees

PAU, France - In his final days of his final Tour de France, Lance Armstrong showed some of the old fire.

July 20, 2010 | By NAOMI KOPPEL Associated Press Writer | Sports


SEC facing off-field troubles before media days

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Bar brawls and NCAA investigations will be hot topics at the Southeastern Conference media days - not just national championships.

July 20, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Isner returns to action after Wimbledon marathon

JOHNS CREEK, Ga - John Isner wants to prove he's more than a marathon man on the ATP tour.

July 20, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


Wade unphased by naysayers

MIAMI - Dwyane Wade is keeping track. He's heard analysts say this Miami Heat lineup will be a flop. He's heard other players lash out over the way LeBron James made his decision. He's heard executives from other teams list Boston and Orlando as the teams to beat in the Eastern Conference.

July 19, 2010 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Oosthuizen still in shock

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Louis Oosthuizen never let the silver claret jug out of his sight as he celebrated into the morning hours at the Jigger Inn across from the 17th fairway at St. Andrews.

July 19, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Surprises loom at Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Louis Oosthuizen still remembers getting together with other kids from the Ernie Els Foundation to watch highlights of their hero winning the British Open at Muirfield in 2002.

July 17, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Column: Tide turning for American golfers

It's already been a rocky year for American golfers, even those not named Tiger Woods. Little that's happened at the British Open so far suggests that's about to change.

July 17, 2010 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Column: Owners cry poverty; fans cry 'foul'

The players, we all get.

July 17, 2010 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Columnist | Sports


OSU fans loudest at Hall of Fame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Tim Brown struck the Heisman Trophy pose on stage at the urging of a fan after putting on his new College Football Hall of Fame blazer, then moments later, Steve McMichael playfully rushed past emcee Mark May like he was about to chase down a quarterback.

July 17, 2010 | By TOM COYNE Associated Press Writer | Sports


Back from ban, Vinokourov takes 13th Stage

REVEL, France (AP) - Alexandre Vinokourov did his time for doping. Now, he's back to basking in Tour de France glory again.

July 17, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Wild winds wreak havoc

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Around the loop at the far end of St. Andrews, shots at the mercy of a vicious wind were flying in every direction as Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and so many others struggled to survive in the British Open.

July 16, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McIlroy has a long day

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Around the loop at the far end of St. Andrews, shots at the mercy of a vicious wind were flying in every direction as Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and so many others struggled to survive in the British Open.

July 16, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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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


Lunsford takes over for Eagles

Late on Sunday afternoon, the Georgia Southern football team announced that it is moving in a new direction.

October 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


My Take: Winning is the only option for GS coach

Georgia Southern hasn't won a game this season.

October 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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