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Ganassi teams hope to be up front at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Chip Ganassi hopes to improve on last year's 24-hour race at Daytona International Speedway.

January 27, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Novak Djokovic wins marathon match

MELBOURNE, Australia - If anyone knows how Novak Djokovic feels after sweating and scrapping for almost five hours in the Australian Open semifinals, it's his next opponent - Rafael Nadal.

January 27, 2012 | By CAROLINE CHEESE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal beats Federer

MELBOURNE, Australia - Only the trophy and the tears were missing from this latest Grand Slam installment of Rafa vs. Roger.

January 26, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bucs lure Schiano away from Rutgers

TAMPA, Fla. - The Buccaneers are counting on Greg Schiano to lead them back to respectability and transform Tampa Bay into consistent winners - much in the same way he made Rutgers matter again.

January 26, 2012 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Funeral service for Paterno as thousands mourn

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Quiet mourners lined the route of Joe Paterno's funeral procession Wednesday, watching with grief and reverence as the electric-blue hearse carrying the Penn State coach's casket slowly drove by.

January 25, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pats in familiar place

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Season opener or Super Bowl, every game is a big game to Bill Belichick.

January 24, 2012 | By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer, Clijsters advance to tournament semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer advanced to the Australian Open semifinals for the ninth consecutive year with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Juan Martin del Potro, one of only two men who've beaten him in a Grand Slam final.

January 24, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Not-so-special teams are costly

If it's true, as the saying goes, that "defense wins championships," the NFL's conference title games offered ample evidence that special teams can lose them.

January 23, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Public memorial set for Paterno at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno's family said Monday the legendary football coach will get a two-day viewing and a public memorial this week on the Penn State campus, two months after the university summarily fired him over the phone.

January 23, 2012 | By MARK SCOLFORO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Giants to face Patriots in Super Bowl

Talk about a super sequel.

January 22, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno dies at 85

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Happy Valley was perfect for Joe Paterno, a place where "JoePa" knew best, where he not only won more football games than any other major college coach, but won them the right way: with integrity and sportsmanship. A place where character came first, championships second.

January 22, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tight end the new 'it' position in NFL

From Gonzo to Gronk to Graham, tight ends are running past, around and through defenders at an unprecedented rate. Hey, the Patriots' Rob Gronkowski does all of those things on one play.

January 21, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Turnovers, or lack therof, important

Protect the ball or go home.

January 21, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Paterno clinging to life

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno's doctors say the former Penn State coach's condition has become "serious" after he experienced complications from lung cancer in recent days.

January 21, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks dominate, blow out Cleveland

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks, coming off a loss that prompted their coach to say they quit, responded with their highest scoring output of the season in a 121-94 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.

January 21, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Games

BEIJING- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday he sees "no reason for any immediate concern" about tensions on the Korean Peninsula affecting next ...

August 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Snagged: AP sources say Cavs reviewing Irving-Thomas trade

CLEVELAND - Just when it appeared the Cavaliers' chaotic summer had calmed, there's a flare-up.

August 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Players Weekend means Yankees break with uniform tradition

NEW YORK (AP) - Batting cleanup and playing right field: All Rise.

August 25, 2017 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer | Sports


GS volleyball splits first two matches of season

FT. MYERS, Fla. – Lauren Reichard tallied 30 kills and 11 blocks as Georgia Southern split a pair of volleyball matches at the FGCU Hilton Garden ...

August 25, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Bizzare in Brooklet

Hardly ever is a two hour delay worth waiting out for a high school softball game, but Wednesday's matchup between Southeast Bulloch and Jenkins ...

August 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


UFC: Champ Jon Jones flagged for another failed doping test

LAS VEGAS - Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified Tuesday of his second ...

August 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Supporters want Colin Kaepernick signed by NFL season start

NEW YORK - Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against blacks ...

August 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GS Men's hoops to play in early season tournament

ESTERO, Fla. – The Georgia Southern men's basketball team will compete in the 2017 Gulf Coast Showcase, the annual men's and women's NCAA ...

August 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


GS Men's Soccer picked second in Sun Belt

The Georgia Southern men's soccer team has been picked to finish second in the Sun Belt Conference for the upcoming 2017 season in a ...

August 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Tormenta seeking 'votes' for new stadium

Late in June, South Georgia Tormenta FC officially released tentative plans for a new, soccer-specific stadium to be build on what is currently the driving ...

August 22, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Werts to start for Eagles

One of the biggest questions of Georgia Southern's preseason received an answer Monday afternoon as head coach Tyson Summers announced that Shai Werts will ...

August 21, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Minor league games hot spot for eclipse viewing

LINCOLN, Neb. - Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar ...

August 21, 2017 | By GRANT SCHULTE Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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