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Switcheroo! Ambidextrous pitcher throws for Yankees

KISSIMMEE, Fla.- Pat Venditte can see why he's such a curiosity. It's not everyday that a pitcher throws with both arms.

March 30, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


West Virginia's Mazzulla making progress

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The grueling daily workouts to strengthen a surgically repaired left shoulder now seem worth it for West Virginia's Joe Mazzulla.

March 30, 2010 | By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Could Butler's run, proximity of teams hurt NCAA big event's bottom line

INDIANAPOLIS - Having a hometown team play in the Final Four has Indianapolis buzzing, but Butler's Cinderella run - and the proximity of two other competitors - could hurt the bottom line from one of the NCAA's biggest events.

March 30, 2010 | By CARLY EVERSON Associated Press Writer | Sports


Braves can compete for N.L. East title

After a long winter of hibernation, Major League Baseball's regular season is only a week away.

March 29, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Kentucky's freshmen lead All-America team

Having a couple of freshmen on The Associated Press' All-America team is nothing new. This year, however, they are from the same school.

March 29, 2010 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Hamlin earns win at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Denny Hamlin and crew chief Mike Ford were in a tough spot, leading a race with a dominant car and eight laps to go when a caution forced a decision.

March 29, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kentucky's freshmen KO'd by Mountaineers

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Say goodbye to John Calipari's fabulous Kentucky freshmen - and probably junior Patrick Patterson, too.

March 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jurrjens leads Braves past Nationals

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - This was Jason Marquis' best spring outing for Washington, and Atlanta's Jair Jurrjens also was pleased with his start.

March 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Harvick leading resurgence for Childress teams

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Coming off a season in which he finished 19th in points and missed the Chase for the championship, Kevin Harvick appears calm and relaxed so far this season.

March 27, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Mickelson in the hunt at Arnold Palmer Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla. - Ernie Els is atop the leaderboard at Bay Hill and not sure how he got there.

March 27, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tennessee, Baylor headed to Elite Eight

ST. LOUIS - Ohio State has one of the best players in the country in Evan Turner. Tennessee has what seems like an endless supply of nasty, stingy defenders.

March 27, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hewitt already looking towards next season

ATLANTA - What now for Georgia Tech coach Paul Hewitt?

March 27, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Raynor scores on wild pitch as Pirates top Braves

BRADENTON, Fla. - For a while on Thursday, it seemed the former Pittsburgh Pirates on the Atlanta Braves' traveling roster would sink their old team.

March 25, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hamlin heads to Martinsville to jump-start season

CONCORD, N.C. - Denny Hamlin stared silently at his race car, his hands in the pockets of his firesuit, his hat pulled low on his head. He smiled, made a quick joke, then quickly turned serious with his crew chief.

March 25, 2010 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Holmes takes early lead at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - Davis Love III is trying not to look ahead and concern himself only with the tournaments on his schedule. He gave himself reason to hope Thursday that the Masters might still be on the list.

March 25, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Ruling to allow college athletes to unionize is thrown out

CHICAGO (AP) - The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college ...

August 17, 2015 | By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press | Sports


Thompson happy with Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn linebackers coach Lance Thompson is still chummy with some of his former colleagues at rival Alabama. He also speaks highly of his ...

August 15, 2015 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Arrival of Jason Day: Aussie fulfills potential with a major

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - In his eighth year on the PGA Tour, Jason Day reached a major pinnacle of his career by winning the PGA Championship.

August 14, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


A 63, a Spieth rally and a storm delay at PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday.

August 14, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Johnson jumps out in front

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Rory McIlroy was nervous about his game. Jordan Spieth was frustrated with his putting.

August 13, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NFL on the hot seat in Brady trial

NEW YORK - A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday, demanding ...

August 12, 2015 | By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press | Sports


SEC trying to reclaim football supremacy after title drought

The Southeastern Conference is the unquestioned king of college football leagues.

August 10, 2015 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


It's a sand trap! Watch out for Whistling's bunkers at PGA

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Perhaps the shiftiest sand trap in recent major history is now covered up by a hospitality area.

August 10, 2015 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Furyk builds big lead at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - Jim Furyk is two rounds away from erasing a couple of bad memories at Firestone.

August 07, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NFL experimenting further with sideline tablets

NEW YORK - Coaches, players and game officials will be allowed to examine video on the sideline during preseason games. There's strong thought they will ...

August 07, 2015 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


PDL will bode well in Statesboro

Thursday's announcement that a Premier Development League will be setting up shop in Statesboro next spring was exciting, to say the least. Statesboro is ...

August 06, 2015 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Photo gallery: One Season, One Title

Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff ...

December 14, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Sports


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