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Week 3 Preview: Jackson vs. Clemson; Scouts flock to Laramie

Lamar Jackson basically had the Heisman Trophy wrapped up last season by Oct. 2, playing so well in Louisville's biggest games early in the season that a few stumbles late didn't cost him.

September 15, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is calling on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist" and "bigot."

September 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


It's on: Triple G, Canelo ready for big middleweight bout

LAS VEGAS - It's the kind of fight Gennady Golovkin has been chasing from the moment he walked off an airplane six years ago to make his new home in Los Angeles.

September 15, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Indians set A.L. record with 21st consecutive win

CLEVELAND - For more than 100 years, American League teams have gone on winning streaks of varying lengths - short ones, long ones, double-digit ones.

September 13, 2017 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth taking aim at FedEx Cup championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Jordan Spieth already has won 14 times around the world, which already places him in unique territory. Over the last 75 years, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods are the only other players to have at least 10 victories and three majors before turning 25.

September 13, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Awaiting Irma: Rays and Dolphins to be home on the road

MIAMI - Hurricane Irma will have the Miami Dolphins setting up a temporary home in California, and make the New York Yankees the road team in their own city.

September 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Stephens tops Keys in US Open final for 1st Grand Slam title

NEW YORK - Sloane Stephens' remarkably rapid rise from a ranking of 957th in early August to U.S. Open champion on Saturday began with the slow work of coming back from surgery on her left foot.

September 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Magic city melancholy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - After having its game against New Hampshire moved by a few hundred miles and one time zone, there was a legitimate question to be asked as to whether Georgia Southern showed up.

September 09, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Being burned by high expectations hurts Georgia Southern fans, I can relate

High expectations are fine to have, but you should know the consequences that come with them.

September 09, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Eagles must make Birmingham home

The Georgia Southern football team woke up on Monday looking forward to a Saturday home game where it could shoot for its first win of the season.

September 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


US Open finalists Keys, Stephens commiserated over injuries

NEW YORK (AP) - When the Grand Slam season that ends this weekend began at the Australian Open back in January, neither Madison Keys nor Sloane Stephens was anywhere near being ready to play a tennis match.

September 08, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Baseball's power surge raises some troubling issues

ATLANTA (AP) - We've been through this before.

September 08, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Eagles up against a consistent winner in FCS ranks

New Hampshire Coach Sean McDonnell will be looking for history to repeat itself when his Wildcats take on Georgia Southern at 4 p.m. on Saturday in a game that - due to the oncoming Hurrican Irma - has shifted to Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala.

September 08, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


GATAcast: 9.5.17 - Tyson Summers

Mike is joined by Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers as they recap the Auburn game and look ahead to the home opener against New Hampshire

September 05, 2017 | | Sports


Pride can be tricky thing

When used wisely, it can summon up the best in a person and push him farther than he thought he could ever go - almost like a secretive superpower. But, like most superpowers, there is a dark side to pride that can make it just as destructive as it is awesome.

September 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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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


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


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