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January 30, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Even if no snow, players prep for frigid Super Bowl

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - So much for all the hand-wringing about a snowed-inSuper Bowl.

January 29, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Does defense win championships?

That old maxim about defenses winning championships was being spread on pretty heavily during Super Bowl week.

January 29, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


SBCPRD set to offer disc golf

In the coming months, Statesboro is about to offer a whole new kind of sporting experience.

January 28, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


All about Peyton

NEWARK, N.J. - Peyton Manning is not interested in talking about where his career stands in football history.

January 28, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Rabbit season down to the last month

The season for hunting rabbits opened back in November and runs through Feb. 28, so woodsmen still have about a month left in this year's season.

January 28, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Snowboarder Shaun White goes for the gold — twice — in Sochi

The question hovers over Shaun White - not so much the way a black cloud might linger but more like a whiff of smoke he casually can bat away.

January 28, 2014 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Football betting hitting new high

LAS VEGAS - With the Super Bowl approaching, fans are talking trash, buying snacks, and, more than ever, placing bets.

January 27, 2014 | By HANNAH DREIER Associated Press | Sports


Stars, All-Pros and plenty of 'other guys'

JERSEY CITY, N.J. - The names are hardly as familiar as Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman. Yet, for all the megastars and All-Pros in this Super Bowl, there are guys like Jermaine Kearse and Paris Lenon.

January 27, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Sochi set to welcome the world amid storm clouds

Seven years ago, Vladimir Putin traveled all the way to Guatemala to woo Olympic leaders with his grandiose vision: hosting the Winter Games in Russia's little-known Black Sea summer resort of Sochi.

January 27, 2014 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL's Goodell suggests eliminating PAT

Roger Goodell doesn't want to stand pat with the PAT. He's suggesting potential changes in the extra point that, well, might have some legs.

January 25, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Carr, Fales help South to Senior Bowl win

MOBILE, Ala. - Derek Carr and David Fales both threw touchdown passes and Auburn's Dee Ford racked up two sacks in the South's 20-10 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday.

January 25, 2014 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Third time's a charm for Li

MELBOURNE, Australia - Once again Li Na had the Rod Laver Arena crowd on its feet, roaring - this time with laughter.

January 25, 2014 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger misses cut at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - Tiger Woods made his 2014 debut in a most dubious fashion - his first trip to Torrey Pines without sticking around until Sunday.

January 25, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Too good for Federer, Nadal into Aussie final

MELBOURNE, Australia - The way Rafael Nadal managed to somehow retrieve a forehand midway through the second set shocked even Roger Federer, who has been on the receiving end of the Spaniard's unbelievable shots more than anyone else in Grand Slams.

January 24, 2014 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Watson the life of the party

A patron asks, "Is that Bubba?"

April 11, 2014 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Bubba Watson goes on birdie spree at the Masters

AUGUSTA - Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket.

April 11, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Haas heads up first round

AUGUSTA - No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable.

April 10, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Couples continues to find fountain of youth at Augusta

He walks up the 17th fairway at Augusta National uncomfortably upright, his hands clutched to both ends of a 7-iron that stretches toward the sky behind his head. He rocks the club from one hip to the other, bending his back side-to-side as he grimaces.

April 10, 2014 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Prosecutor mocks Pistorius' version of events

PRETORIA, South Africa - The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete's murder trial Thursday, mocking the man who shot his girlfriend. The judge sternly instructed the prosecutor to restrain himself and he apologized - then went right back to trying to pick holes in the testimony of the double-amputee runner.

April 10, 2014 | By GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports


Niagra Falls possible home for Bills

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Don't rule out Niagara Falls as a potential future home of theBuffalo Bills.

April 10, 2014 | By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer | Sports


Masters full of anticipation, mystery

AUGUSTA - A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a glimpse of why this Masters is so hard to figure out.

April 09, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Cruz, Braun, others cheered after return from suspensions

BALTIMORE - Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Orioles fans would react in the aftermath of the 50-game suspension he received last year for using performance-enhancing drugs.

April 09, 2014 | By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pistorius refuses to look at photo of dead lover

PRETORIA, South Africa - A shaken Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a gruesome photo of his slain girlfriend's bloodied head on Wednesday, telling a prosecutor through tears, "I don't have to look at a picture. I was there."

April 09, 2014 | By GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports


Northwestern QB says union push was rushed, wrong

Northwestern's Trevor Siemian said Wednesday it was wrong for former quarterback Kain Colter and other players to explore unionization without first taking their concerns to their coach and administrators.

April 09, 2014 | By ERIC OLSEN Associated Press | Sports


UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58, wins 9th title

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Geno Auriemma and Connecticut stand alone in women's college basketball, and they reached the top in unprecedented fashion.

April 08, 2014 | By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Some advice from the 'Dr. Phil' of fishermen

There is no doubt that I am the Dr. Phil of relationships that have at least one fisherman in the family, so I have decided to bless you with a two-for-one special today.

April 08, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


No 'player to beat' at this year's Masters

AUGUSTA - One after another, some of the world's best players and favorites to win the Masters trudged up the hill on the opening hole to start their practice rounds.

April 08, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

ARLINGTON, Texas - No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA wouldn't have them.

April 07, 2014 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Day one at Masters a wash

AUGUSTA - The first full day at the Masters turned out to be a short one Monday.

April 07, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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