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Heat trying to shake off collapse

DALLAS - After two days of intense film study and painstaking analysis of the final 14 possessions in their end-of-game collapse in Game 2 of the NBA finals, the Miami Heat finally came up with the reason why.

June 04, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jackets, Bulldogs survive the day

ATLANTA - Brandon Thomas and Daniel Palka homered in a five-run second inning, Jed Bradley pitched into the eighth and Georgia Tech beat Southern Mississippi 6-2 Saturday in the Atlanta Regional.

June 04, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Shaq announces his retirement

TIM REYNOLDS

June 03, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer ends Djokovic's winning streak

PARIS - Dusk was descending, wind was swirling and full-throated chants of "Ro-ger! Ro-ger!" from 15,000 or so fans finally were hushing as Roger Federer stepped to the baseline to serve - one point from returning to the French Open final and one point from ending Novak Djokovic's 43-match winning streak.

June 03, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hinske hits deciding homer in ninth inning

By BEN WALKER

June 03, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tech on the spot

ATLANTA - Matt Skole knows all about Georgia Tech's recent struggles in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

June 02, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


UGA hits the road

Arkansas-Little Rock has some recent experience as the underdog.

June 02, 2011 | By ANNE PETERSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Third straight day of meetings held

The NFL and its players completed three straight days of not-so-secret "confidential settlement discussions" on Thursday and now head to an appeals court in St. Louis.

June 02, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Sharapova ousted

PARIS - As Maria Sharapova prepared to serve while only a point from defeat in the French Open semifinals, Li Na was thinking what any opponent would at that precise moment.

June 02, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC discusses recruiting changes

DESTIN, Fla. - The hottest topic at the Southeastern Conference's annual meetings has nothing to do with national championships or NCAA violations.

June 01, 2011 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Heat D, Dirk's hand cause concern

MIAMI - Brian Cardinal took one look at Dirk Nowitzki's injured finger, turned to the Dallas Mavericks' trainer and recommended his treatment plan.

June 01, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Maria back in semis

PARIS - Everything came so quickly for Maria Sharapova at the start of her tennis career. Wimbledon champion at age 17. Ranked No. 1 at 18. Second major title at 19, third at 20.

June 01, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Thrashers moving to Canada

ATLANTA - First, the Flames. Now, the Thrashers.

May 31, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tressel should serve as warning to others

In a profession that provides little in the way of job security, Jim Tressel was about as comfortable as a college football coach could get.

May 31, 2011 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Salt water fishing hot off the Georgia coast

Summer is here and there are lots of salt water options along the Georgia coast in the coming month. Whether you want to fish inshore or offshore there are plenty of charters going out every day from Savannah to St. Mary's. Got your own boat and some skills of your own? Got the itch to go it alone? June is a great time to see what you are made of. There will be a variety of willing fish showing up in the next thirty days and there is something out there to suit every style and taste. Before you ...

May 31, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


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On the Fringe: Five questions for upcoming golf season

The new year in golf is consumed by an old topic, this time with a twist.

January 03, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


To be blunt, the Sun Belt is so bad at scheduling

Due to an early deadline so that all Statesboro Herald employees can properly ring in the new year, this space in the sports section will ...

December 30, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


LeBron's block in The Finals is the play of 2016

They came from many sports, in many countries, with varying forms of pressure involved.

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Cubs' World Series title voted top AP sports story of 2016

CHICAGO - Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy.

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


UConn finishes up 2016 surprisingly undefeated

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - As 2016 comes to a close, Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies finished the year unbeaten.

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Roger Federer says he hopes to play '2 to 3 more years'

PERTH, Australia (AP) - Roger Federer says he hopes to play for at least another two to three years and that his "mindset is for the ...

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mississippi State blocks late FG to top Miami (OH)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Mississippi State's sideline erupted in celebration, relieved to escape with a victory to end a challenging season.

December 26, 2016 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Boston College explodes early, hangs on to beat Maryland

DETROIT - Boston College blew a fourth-quarter lead in a loss to Georgia Tech in its season opener in Ireland. In the Eagles' finale, they showed ...

December 26, 2016 | By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer | Sports


N.C. State all over Vandy in Independence Bowl

SHREVEPORT, La. - Jaylen Samuels caught three touchdown passes from Ryan Finley, Nyheim Hines returned a kickoff for a 100-yard touchdown and North Carolina State beat ...

December 24, 2016 | By DAVID BRANDT | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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