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Johnson scores 28 to lead Hawks past Clippers

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 28 points, including a wild 3-pointer in the final minute, and the Atlanta Hawks held on for a 109-102 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night, moving a step closer to wrapping up home-court in the first round of the playoffs.

April 24, 2012 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - My attempt at a humane deed goes awry

Your knuckleheaded outdoor writer is at it again. A positive person by nature, I can quickly make chicken salad out of chicken poop, but I can also turn what should be a relatively simple chore into a disaster of biblical proportions. I really don't know why I'm telling all of you this because there were no eye witnesses to the episode of which I'm about to speak. Suffice to say that honesty compels me to report it so you will always trust what I have to say in this space. So here and now I give you ...

April 24, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Archer, Mock win April tournament

Southern Anglers Challenge held its April tournament out of Burtons Ferry on the Savannah River Saturday with 17 teams participating. The weather was great and the fishing was good. Every team participating in the tournament but one weighed in a five bass limit.

April 23, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Sports


More trouble on tap

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints denied an anonymously sourced ESPN report on Monday which alleges that general manager Mickey Loomis' booth in the Superdome was wired so he could listen to opposing coaches' radio communications during games.

April 23, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Opening statements in Clemens trial

WASHINGTON - The complexity of the Roger Clemens perjury retrial showed itself in many ways Monday - before a jury that knows little about baseball.

April 23, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Curtis leads going into final rd. of Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Ben Curtis is still ahead at the Texas Open, leaving him just one round from his first PGA Tour victory since 2006 in what has been his most humbling year as a pro.

April 21, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks get around Celtics

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 30 points, and the Atlanta Hawks edged the short-handed Boston Celtics, 97-92, on Friday night to take a step toward landing homecourt advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

April 20, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ben Curtis takes Texas Open lead

SAN ANTONIO - Ben Curtis can't pick his schedule like the old days. The former British Open champion, whose status has sunk near the lowest on the PGA Tour, now waits for the phone to ring to find out whether tournaments can squeeze him in.

April 20, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia State dismisses QB, suspends 2 others for bar fight

Georgia State University dismissed quarterback Bo Schlecter and indefinitely suspended kicker Christian Benvenuto and linebacker Dexter Moody, a former star at Emanuel County Institute in Twin City, for their roles in a bar fight in Atlanta early Thursday morning, a school official told ESPN.com on Friday.

April 20, 2012 | By MARK SCHLABACH ESPN.com | Sports


Every fires course record 63

SAN ANTONIO - Matt Every arrived at the Texas Open having sworn off instructors, proudly cutting practices short and cringing at the sight of other players endlessly tweaking their swings.

April 19, 2012 | By PAUL J. WEBER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Thrilling or thuggish, old-time hockey has returned

If old-time hockey is back, it's left many - from Al Arbour to Wayne Gretzky and even Don Cherry - questioning whether they like the gritty sequel.

April 19, 2012 | By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer | Sports


Colts inform Luck that he will be first pick of draft

INDIANAPOLIS - A person with direct knowledge of the situation says the Indianapolis Colts are taking Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck with the No. 1 pick in next week's NFL draft.

April 19, 2012 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Secrets to becoming a great outdoorsman

In order to be considered a really first-class outdoorsman by your peers there are some essential characteristics that are required. First of all, let's define outdoorsman. According to Mr. Daniel Webster of dictionary fame, an outdoorsman is: One who frequently engages in outdoor activities and adventures such as hunting, fishing, golf, and yard maintenance all within the proportional framework of what is allowed by his or her spouse.

April 18, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Potential Clemens jurors question cost of hearing

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens stood and uttered "Morning" to the 90 potential jurors who had gathered in the ornate, sixth-floor ceremonial courtroom, the one deemed big enough to hold them all. After he sat down, he swiveled his chair, as if trying to make eye contact with as many as possible.

April 16, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Petterson clinging to 1-stroke lead

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Carl Pettersson couldn't have had a better time with Colt Knost at the RBC Heritage. He hopes to have as much fun when the two play again on Sunday.

April 14, 2012 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Jimbo Fisher resigns at Florida State to take Texas A&M job

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jimbo Fisher is leaving Florida State for Texas A&M, four years after leading the Seminoles to their third national title.

December 01, 2017 | By JOE REEDY Associated Press | Sports


Beleaguered World Cup gets weak opener: Russia-Saudi Arabia

MOSCOW - A World Cup shrouded in corruption controversies and struggling to attract sponsors could have the dreariest of starts.

December 01, 2017 | By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


Tiger tops leaderboard (briefly) at Hero World Challenge

NASSAU, Bahamas - One of the biggest cheers at the Hero World Challenge came from seeing the name Tiger Woods moved to the top of the ...

December 01, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles close out season on road against Coastal

Give Coastal Carolina interim coach Jamey Chadwell credit for one thing: he is a man of his word.

December 01, 2017 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Championship Saturday around 'P5'

ATLANTA - When Gus Malzahn guided Auburn to the national championship game in his first season as head coach, it was all such a whirlwind.

December 01, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern names head football coach - Lunsford earns his shot

On Oct. 22, former Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers was relieved of his duties and a national search for a new coach began.

November 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Pittsburg stuns No. 2 Canes

PITTSBURGH - Miami spent the better part of 13 months putting together the nation's longest winning streak behind a series of comebacks that returned the ...

November 24, 2017 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles look to keep Ragin' Cajuns out of a bowl

As a horrible season by anyone's standards winds its way to the finish Georgia Southern finds itself in the role of spoiler once again ...

November 24, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Eagles hang on against UMKC, now 5-0

ESTERO, Fla. - Mike Hughes tallied 17 points and five rebounds, and Georgia Southern held UMKC to one field goal in the last four minutes to ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


The tale of the hungry ducklings

(Author's note: I've had several requests to give an update on Matilda the Muscovy Duck and her brood that we raised this past ...

November 21, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


GS ladies notch win at S.C. State

Freshman Tatum Barber hit three free throws with 0.4 seconds remaining to lift Georgia Southern women's basketball to a 61-58 win at South ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA - One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of dust in a ...

November 20, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles finally in win column

As the old saying goes, the tenth time is the charm.

November 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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