NEW YORK - Josh Hamilton thought back to the days when his career was derailed by drugs and alcohol.
Carson Hill has seen it all too many times.
ATLANTA - Nate Robinson had 16 points and 10 assists filling in for Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics blew out Atlanta right from the start, racing to a 26-point lead in the first quarter on the way to a 99-76 rout of the Hawks on Monday night.
Riding a three-game winning streak, Georgia Southern was selected Sunday to be part of the NCAA FCS playoffs. The Eagles return to the playoffs for the first time since 2005 and will face South Carolina State at 2 p.m. Saturday in Paulson Stadium.
Statesboro built a huge lead halfway through the third quarter, but had to avoid a furious Griffin comeback to secure a 34-28 win in the second round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs Friday at Womack Field.
MACON - The sights and sounds of intercollegiate football will be returning to the Mercer University campus after a 70-year absence. The University's Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a plan to resume competition in football in the fall of 2013. Mercer currently fields 15 men's and women's sports and is the only private university in Georgia to compete in NCAA Division-I athletics.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Greg McElroy completed 12 of 13 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and No. 10 Alabama routed fledgling Georgia State 63-7 on Thursday night.
INDIANAPOLIS - Putting three more teams in the NCAA tournament won't make the selections any easier for Gene Smith or his selection committee members.
Tiger Woods in on Twitter, and that's not all.
Sometimes, you've just got to throw in the towel and concede defeat. When you're wrong, you're wrong.
NEW YORK - TCU's best chance to catch Oregon and Auburn in the BCS standings came and went, and the Horned Frogs are still chasing the top two.
For a few years, a common feeling has spread over many of Georgia Southern's football games.
SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood figured a 5-wood would be enough to carry the water on the par-5 18th and set up an easy birdie for a share of the lead Friday at the HSBC Champions.
SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood spent his career trying to be No. 1. The way he played Thursday in the HSBC Champions, it doesn't look as though he wants to give up his prized ranking after just one week.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department (SBCPRD) will begin signing up children for winter sports on Monday, November 8. Registration time will change to 2:30 through 5:30 pm since the SBCPRD office hours have changed.
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 ...