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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 team.

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 an NBA-best this season - to help the Cleveland Cavaliers end a four-game losing skid by beating the Washington Wizards 130-122 Friday night.

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 than begin a six-game suspension. He also blasted the claims against him, saying: "I'm not an abuser."

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 to this week's game against Georgia State

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 good start to the off-season and recruiting.

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 efforts Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

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 to mention the 50/50 chance that a flight and hotel stay might come into play before taking the field for an actual game.

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. At that point the mature bucks drop their guard and go into search mode for does in heat. If the truth be known many a trophy has been taken in the early period before the rut ever starts and it can be persuasively argued that during these two months quality deer can be taken because they are less wary (especially during the first two or three weeks) and because their patterns are more predictable. Let ...

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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Foles sees religious life after football

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Nick Foles has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes.

February 02, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Fowler, DeChambeau share Phoenix Open lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Rickie Fowler took a share of the lead into the weekend in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He knows from experience the party ...

February 02, 2018 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sepp Blatter wants FIFA case re-opened

GENEVA - Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter claims to have "new facts" and wants to re-open the financial misconduct case that led to his six-year ban.

February 02, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Can Eagles pull off upset?

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - America loves comeback stories, the last-to-first variety that features new stars, big plays and a monumental triumph at the end.

February 02, 2018 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Liukin latest to step down amidst USA Gymnastics scandal

The coordinator of the women's national team for USA Gymnastics has stepped down, the latest departure to rock the embattled organization in the wake ...

February 02, 2018 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


MLB players upet as top free agents remain unsigned

NEW YORK - A prominent baseball agent said players are angered over the slow free-agent market and suggested they consider boycotting spring training.

February 02, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


North Korean athletes cross border for Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which ...

February 01, 2018 | By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press | Sports


GS ladies stuck between Little Rock and a hard place

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - First-place Little Rock women's basketball remained unbeaten in the league with a 92-52 Sun Belt Conference win over visiting Georgia Southern ...

February 01, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Wentz serving as Philadelphia's biggest cheerleader

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Carson Wentz made the rounds along Radio Row at last year's Super Bowl and promised himself he'd be back for this ...

January 30, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: A real duck dynasty

With apologies to Phil Robertson and his funky band of bearded miscreants, there has arisen a mighty band of ducks on the Richardson farm down ...

January 29, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Eagles maul Mavericks

Georgia Southern overcame a big deficit early on Thursday, only to lose its grip on a win late in the game. The Eagles faced a ...

January 27, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern ladies finally snap losing streak

The Georgia Southern women's basketball squad shot a season-best 51.9 percent from the floor in picking up its first Sun Belt Conference win ...

January 27, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Security as tight as ever for Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Concrete barriers and chain-link fencing are going up around the site of the Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, where a contingent of local, state ...

January 27, 2018 | AMY FORLITI Associated Press | Sports


Noren takes one-stroke lead at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - Alex Noren of Sweden has all the credentials to be on the fringe of the elite in golf. He is a nine-time winner ...

January 27, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Wozniacki claims first career major championship

MELBOURNE, Australia - For all her success in tennis, from holding the No. 1 ranking for more than a year to winning 27 titles, one question ...

January 27, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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