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Sun Belt to drop Idaho, NMSU following 2017 season

During a Tuesday afternoon teleconference, Sun Belt Conference commissioner Karl Benson and Texas State University president Dr. Denise Trauth announced that the Sun Belt will be a 10-team football conference beginning with the 2018 season.

March 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Unconcerned with critics, Harbaugh and Michigan bask in sun

BRADENTON, Fla. - Jim Harbaugh basked in the sun Monday, spending six hours on the practice field with his Michigan Wolverines.

February 29, 2016 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rio's challenges, doping in Russia top IOC agenda

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - With five months to go until the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the challenges keep piling up.

February 29, 2016 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles crush App State in home finale

February 25, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


5 contenders for FIFA presidency but appears a 2-man contest

ZURICH (AP) - Whether it's World Cup holder Germany or tiny island nations like Tonga, every country has the same power when it comes to choosing a FIFA president.

February 25, 2016 | By ROB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles, Tech go the distance

In the first game of the season at J.I. Clements Stadium, nine innings wasn't enough.

February 25, 2016 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


#SouthernNotState

February 23, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Picking college basketball's best team tough in wild year

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Good luck sorting out who is college basketball's best team this season.

February 23, 2016 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Kokrak takes lead at Riviera; Spieth misses the cut

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jason Kokrak sensed something special was about to happen, and he could point to his name atop the leaderboard Friday in the Northern Trust Open.

February 19, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Zika should be 'way down' before start of Olympics

GENEVA - The head of the World Health Organization's Zika response team is predicting that Brazil will host a "fantastic Olympics" and that the mosquito-borne virus will be "way down" by the time the Summer Games begin in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5.

February 19, 2016 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press | Sports


Spieth opens with 79; Villegas leads Riviera with 63

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Camilo Villegas hasn't make a cut all year and has only broken 70 one time in four previous trips to Riviera, so it was mildly surprising to see him with an 8-under 63 to build a three-shot lead Thursday in the Northern Trust Open.

February 18, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Baseball is back, pitchers and catchers hold first workouts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - David Price made his first big-money throws ofspring training as Boston's prized offseason acquisition, while new Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke began Day 1 with his new club by drilling on the basics of covering first base.

February 18, 2016 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Baseball is back, pitchers and catchers hold first workouts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - David Price made his first big-money throws ofspring training as Boston's prized offseason acquisition, while new Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke began Day 1 with his new club by drilling on the basics of covering first base.

February 18, 2016 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Plenty of questions about Hawks as deadline approaches

ATLANTA - After claiming top seed in the East a season ago, the Atlanta Hawks have been a bit of a disappointment this season.

February 17, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Defending champs heat up

February 15, 2016 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Russian track squad out of Rio Olympics

VIENNA - In an unprecedented move, Russia's track and field athletes have been banned from competing for their country at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ...

June 17, 2016 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Soggy start to Oakmont Open

OAKMONT, Pa. - Even a rain-soaked Oakmont didn't keep the U.S. Open from delivering its usual dose of frustration.

June 16, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tormenta secures first ever victory

In its first four games in franchise history, Tormenta FC didn't record a single goal.

June 16, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Phil Mickelson looks for career Grand Slam

OAKMONT, Pa. - One year before Jordan Spieth was born, Phil Mickelson made his professional debut with a 68 in the 1992 U.S. Open at ...

June 15, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Lebron, Cavs push for Game 7

CLEVELAND - LeBron James has watched "The Godfather" trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor - and revenge - soothe and ...

June 15, 2016 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Oakmont returns US Open reputation as toughest test

OAKMONT, Pa. - Danny Willett makes his debut in the U.S. Open at Oakmont.

June 14, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NHL will go to Las Vegas for expansion

The NHL is ready to roll the dice on Las Vegas.

June 14, 2016 | By GREG BEACHUM AP Hockey Writer | Sports


Warriors still confident of winning second straight title

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his ...

June 14, 2016 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Oakmont ready to show its teeth at U.S. Open

OAKMONT, Pa. - U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth saw a different Oakmontthan the course he first played six weeks ago.

June 13, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Rio mayor's star rose, and now is falling, with Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just a year ago, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes was hailed by Olympic Committee executives as the driving force behind ...

June 13, 2016 | By MAURICIO SAVARESE Associated Press | Sports


Hooligans running wild at Euro 2016

PARIS - Don't be fooled by the wacky names like "Music Hall," ''Happy Guys" or "Aliens", highly-trained Russian hooligan groups are as nasty as they ...

June 13, 2016 | By JEROME PUGMIRE Associated Press | Sports


US reaches Copa America quarters with 1-0 win over Paraguay

PHILADELPHIA - The United States advanced to the quarterfinals of the Copa America, getting a first-half goal from Clint Dempsey and surviving DeAndre Yedlin's early ...

June 11, 2016 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Close, but not quite for Tormenta

June 11, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Creator pulls upset win in Belmont

NEW YORK - The finish was dramatic, even without a Triple Crown on the line.

June 11, 2016 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Racing Writer | Sports


Berger shoots 1-under 69 to keep lead at St. Jude Classic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Daniel Berger has yet to win on the PGA Tour. He's confident enough to believe that's just a matter of time ...

June 11, 2016 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


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