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Stewart-Haas reaches agreement with former Patrick sponsor

Stewart-Haas Racing and snack company Nature's Bakery have agreed to settle a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit the team had filed in a dispute with Danica Patrick's former sponsor.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Spieth avoids Colonial cut scare, has shot to defend title

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jordan Spieth normally doesn't concern himself with the cut line in the middle of a round.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


First day of Sun Belt tournament a washout

To quote the classic baseball movie Bull Durham, "Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. And sometimes it rains."

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


The chip on their shoulder

Entering the 2017 season, the Georgia Southern baseball team was surrounded by some optimism, but even more question marks. The Eagles returned a bevy of position players and almost every major pitching piece from a 2016 team that came within a win of making a regional.

May 22, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Baseball in the boro

While fans of Georgia Southern baseball will have to wait until Wednesday to see their team play, baseball purists will get their first taste of championship action this afternoon.

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Rain can't wash away solid rounds from county schools

Rain scoured the state of Georgia on Monday, but in spite of the muggy weather all the high school golf teams eventually wrapped up the first day of competition at the GHSA golf championships.

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile.

May 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Death threats may prompt NBA's Kanter to become US citizen

Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an expedited process toward becoming a U.S. citizen.

May 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta drops heartbreaker

Following a pair of 1-1 draws at home to begin its season, South Georgia Tormenta FC led twice and erased a deficit once, only to drop a tough 4-3 decision at Nashville SC Saturday night.

May 20, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles take regular season finale over Panthers

DECATUR - Georgia Southern Baseball closed out the 2017 regular season on Saturday with a 13-3 rout of Georgia State. The Eagles did not trail on Saturday to avoid the sweep. Seth Shuman worked five innings to improve to 7-0 on the season while Logan Baldwin and Ryan Cleveland each had three hits and two RBIs each.

May 20, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Draw's the word

South Georgia Tormenta FC has played three very different games, only to end up with three identical results.

May 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Claxton wins spring game behind Taylor under center

It wasn't pretty, it wasn't clean and it certainly wasn't the conventional spring game played between Claxton and Long County - but at the end of the night the Tigers wound up with something they hadn't had all of 2016.

May 18, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge

In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Spurs went shopping like they never have before.

May 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2

BOSTON - LeBron James did pretty much whatever he wanted to against the Celtics in the Cavaliers' dominating win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.

May 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta looks for first win against Peachtree City

South Georgia Tormenta FC was thrown into the fire to begin its 2017 season. The squad had only a couple of team practices under its belt before playing the Charleston Battery in an exhibition game. Just a few days later, Tormenta rebounded from an early deficit to record a draw in its first game of the Premier Development League season.

May 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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Hootie Johnson dies at 86

Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died ...

July 17, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Venus Williams advances to Wimbledon final

LONDON - All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams.

July 13, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Atlanta United has fans in a frenzy

ATLANTA - Darren Eales sensed the potential for a rabid soccer fan base in Atlanta long before the expansion United first took the field.

July 13, 2017 | By ANDY BUHLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Swinney not worried about replacing Clemson's missing pieces

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Dabo Swinney isn't concerned about losing more than 77 percent of his team's offensive production from last season's ...

July 13, 2017 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta FC's Jad Arslan named to USPDL's team on the week

Week ten's USPDL team of the week featured Tormenta FC's Jas Aslan for his outstanding efforts against Peachtree City MOBA last week.

July 12, 2017 | Staff Reports | Sports


Zach Johnson, Ryan Moore headline John Deere Classic field

The often-overlooked John Deere Classic elevated its profile by helping Jordan Spieth become a star.

July 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GS syllabus: Can the Eagles make the grade on this courseload?

For college football fans, these truly are the dog days of summer.

July 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Statesboro, SEB hold 7-on-7 football scrimmages across campuses

Even though it wasn't supposed to be that way, the nine-team 7-on-7 scrimmage to be held at exclusively at Statesboro wound up being spread ...

July 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Kittel wins Tour stage 10, Froome keeps race lead

BERGERAC, France - Marcel Kittel has no serious challenger for the King of the Sprint title at this year's Tour de France.

July 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


IOC to pick Los Angeles, Paris for 2024 or 2028 Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Finally, Los Angeles and Paris have their Olympic hosting destiny in their own hands.

July 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tim Tebow has an 8-game hitting streak going for St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - An attendance record. A hitting streak. And such as it was, even a winning streak.

July 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Only a handful of riders can challenge Froome for Tour title

CHAMBERY, Francen - Chris Froome probably hoped he had a bigger lead than his 18-second advantage over Fabio Aru on the Tour de France's first ...

July 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


The Statesboro Herald Top 25

The date is July 8, which means there's absolutely nothing going on in the world of high school sports.

July 08, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Tormenta FC shuts out Peachtree City to keep playoff hopes alive

Jad Arslan notched a hat trick against Peachtree City MOBA in Tormenta's win over its in-state rival last weekend.

July 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Sebastian Munoz has 68 to maintain Greenbrier Classic lead

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Davis Love believes his experience might give him an edge as he tries to become the PGA Tour's oldest ...

July 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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