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Louisville, Ohio St. to Final Four

PHOENIX - Florida seemed to hit every shot it put up in the first half and still had a big lead even after the makes were a little harder to come by in the second.

March 24, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Louisville and Syracuse win

PHOENIX - Gorgui Dieng swatted away the West Region's top seed to send Rick Pitino into another regional final.

March 22, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Saints coach banned 1 season for bounties

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Meting out unprecedented punishment for a crush-for-cash bounty system that targeted key opposing players, the NFL suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton without pay for next season and indefinitely banned the team's former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams.

March 21, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Battle of the Buckeye State

BOSTON - There are 347 schools playing NCAA Division I men's basketball. Thirteen are from Ohio. Four of those are among the 16 teams still playing in the NCAA tournament.

March 21, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Denver Broncos trade QB Tim Tebow to New York Jets

NEW YORK - Tim Tebow is coming to New York. Really.

March 21, 2012 | By DENNIS WASZAK JR. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Manning finalizes deal with Denver

DENVER - Peyton Manning stood next to John Elway, holding up a bright orange jersey with the No. 18 on it.

March 20, 2012 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Former UGA star Hines Ward retires

PITTSBURGH - Hines Ward believes he can still play football. The longtime Pittsburgh wide receiver known for his high-wattage smile and his bone-crunching blocks just couldn't stomach the thought of doing it in some strange uniform on some strange field with nary a Terrible Towel in sight.

March 20, 2012 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Turkey hunters prepare for open season Saturday

Georgia's turkey hunters are anxiously looking forward to the upcoming weekend. The 2012 season opens Saturday, March 24th and runs through May 15th this year and the roughly 50,000 hunters scattered across the state are poised to take to the field. There are turkeys in all of Georgia's 159 counties and even though they are not evenly distributed there's a chance to bring home a gobbler regardless of where you live. The limit is three toms per hunter for the season. Turkeys prefer heavily forested habitat and success depends in large part on weather and the ...

March 20, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Manning, Broncos in negotiations

DENVER - Peyton Manning wants to play for the Denver Broncos in Act II of his outstanding career.

March 19, 2012 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Book on Tiger causing a stir

ORLANDO, Fla. - Tiger Woods' fascination with the Navy SEALs and how he might have incurred his leg injuries are sure to generate plenty of buzz when Hank Haney's book goes on sale next week.

March 19, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Poe and Strickland win March tourney

Southern Anglers Challenge held its March tournament on the 17th out of Stokes Bluff Landing on the Savannah River with 23 teams participating. The weather was great with no rain and a slight breeze. The river was low and clear.

March 19, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Sports


Ohio teams lead charge into Sweet 16

CINCINNATI - Stirred by a pep talk from the school president, the Ohio Bobcats applauded themselves in the locker room and celebrated their trip to the NCAA tournament's round of 16 by chanting: "We are Ohio!"

March 19, 2012 | By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Indiana rallies to defeat VCU

PORTLAND, Ore. - Four years after hitting rock bottom, Indiana is making noise again in the NCAA tournament.

March 17, 2012 | By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jump for joy: Norfolk State stuns Missouri, 86-84

OMAHA, Neb. - Kyle O'Quinn's booming voice echoed through the halls, the jovial center for Norfolk State riding the euphoria of a monumental upset of Missouri as the words spilled out of his mouth faster than he could think.

March 16, 2012 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take 3/17 - Atlanta's spring training failure is no reason to panic

It's far too early to panic, but Atlanta Braves fans can't be overly excited when they look at stories and box scores from spring training.

March 16, 2012 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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Wozniacki, Halep both hoping 3rd time is lucky in final

MELBOURNE, Australia - For both Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep, the Australian Open women's final on Saturday is a chance to put the demons of ...

January 27, 2018 | By JUSTIN BERGMAN Associated Press | Sports


Walker scores 29, Hornets win over Hawks 121-110

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made two key 3-pointers down the stretch that helped the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks ...

January 27, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Michigan State athletic director resigns

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University's athletic director retired Friday, two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual ...

January 26, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT and LARRY LAGE | Sports


Georgia Southern Baseball hosts annual "Evening with the All-Stars"

For years, Georgia Southern Baseball's annual 'Evening with the All-Stars' has been held in January as a sort of two-minute warning for a rapidly ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Palmer leads in Farmers Insurance Open

SAN DIEGO - Ryan Palmer is the 36-hole leader in the Farmers Insurance Open. Jon Rahm is right behind, poised to reach No. 1 in the ...

January 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Federer cruises into men's final

MELBOURNE - It took just over an hour for Roger Federer to fix one anomalous statistic in his extraordinary career.

January 26, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Premier offers new kind of baseball experience

For kids who hope to play a professional sport someday, it's common to say that the sport of their choosing is a lifestyle. Thanks ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tormenta FC on track to be something special

About two and-a-half years ago, I was sweating out another brutal Statesboro summer day. With Georgia Southern and local high schools out of action and ...

January 24, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern remember's Fran Florian's record night

He came out of the game with 1:12 to go because legendary head coach J.B. Scearce thought he already had scored 60 points.

January 23, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Darnold, Rosen, Jackson among 119 underclassmen in NFL draft

Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen are among the record 106 underclassmen given special entry to the NFL draft, making it four of ...

January 20, 2018 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Andrew Landry tops crowded CareerBuilder leaderboard

LA QUINTA, Calif. - CareerBuilder Challenge leader Andrew Landry was quick to point out the windy forecast.

January 20, 2018 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Power Five conferences approve medical benefits extension

INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA's five largest conferences approved sweeping changes in everything from medical care to basketball during the holidays on Friday, dashing through the ...

January 19, 2018 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Brady, Pats quiet on injured hand

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady is staying mum on his status for the AFC championship game after suffering a right hand injury earlier in the week.

January 19, 2018 | By BARRY WILNER | Sports


Kyrgios defeats Tsonga in four-set thriller

MELBOURNE, Australia - With Will Smith in the crowd and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga across the net, Nick Kyrgios was in his element as the main attraction for ...

January 19, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Olympic gold medalist Raisman speaks out about assault

LANSING, Mich. - Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Friday confronted her former doctor who has pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults, warning him that the ...

January 19, 2018 | By DAVE EGGERT The Associated Press | Sports


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