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Hawks cope with injuries

ATLANTA - Al Horford's sprained ankle could leave the Atlanta Hawks without two starters for at least two games, but there was no sense of panic Thursday.

January 20, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lamb hired to lead Mercer's return to the gridiron

MACON - When Mercer University announced the reinstatement of its football program last November after a 70-year hiatus, it stressed the institution's commitment to fielding a competitive team that also upheld the University's high academic standards. On Thursday, Mercer took another significant step toward achieving those objectives with the naming of Georgia native Bobby Lamb as its head football coach.

January 20, 2011 | Mercer University AMR | Sports


Nadal cruises through second round, slam still on track

MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal pounded another up-and-comer into submission. Andy Murray made quick work of his second-round opponent as well.

January 20, 2011 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rodgers overtaking memories of Favre

GREEN BAY, Wis. - On the list of Aaron Rodgers' accomplishments in three seasons as the Green Bay Packers' starting quarterback, one stands out as being something that really didn't seem possible when he first took over as the starter.

January 20, 2011 | By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer survives a scare at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer ambled to the net, slowly shaking his head. He let out a deep sigh.

January 19, 2011 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: The New York Jets have a long way to go as trash talkers

The best trash talkers of their era are a win away from the Super Bowl, good news for anybody who likes their football with a little lip.

January 19, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Columnist | Sports


Lamely leads after 1st round

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Even after Derek Lamely strung together the longest streak of birdies and eagles on the PGA Tour in nearly four years, he realized it's still very early in the Bob Hope Classic.

January 19, 2011 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Catch some winter bass in farm ponds

The small game hunters are still out there on the prowl and enjoying the last few weeks of hunting season but if you are a fisherman at heart and have been yearning for the feel of a largemouth bass on the end of your reel, take heart. One thing I've learned over the years is that there are plenty of bass to be caught in these cold weather months at your favorite local farm ponds if you pick the right times and lures. Obviously there are days when it's just no fun fighting the extreme cold and most ...

January 18, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Hawks slip past Kings

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson admitted the Atlanta Hawks couldn't resist looking past the Sacramento Kings "maybe a little" to their next game at Miami.

January 17, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Trash talking Jets back it up again

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Call them whatever bleepin' names you want - and plenty already have. Rex Ryan's bunch of blabbermouths isn't shutting up anytime soon.

January 17, 2011 | By DENNIS WASZAK AP Sports Writer | Sports


Easy opening round victory for Federer

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer was sublime at times in his opening win. Novak Djokovic was businesslike and to the point.

January 17, 2011 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Steelers rally, beat Ravens

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers stood around as the Baltimore Ravens scored an inexplicable first-half touchdown. Then it was the error-prone Ravens who watched helplessly as the team they love to beat most came back to beat them when it mattered most.

January 15, 2011 | By ALAN ROBINSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rex: Biggest game for the Jets, almost

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - As if this thing needed more hype.

January 15, 2011 | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Maruyama controls 1st at Sony Open

HONOLULU - Shigeki Maruyama had another 5-under 65 and found himself atop the leaderboard in the Sony Open on Saturday, allowing him to look ahead to the final round.

January 15, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Just another one in a big rivalry

PITTSBURGH - Looks like another winter classic in Pittsburgh.

January 14, 2011 | By ALAN ROBINSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Eagles Claim First Sun Belt Conference Championship with 3-1 Win Over App State

STATESBORO – The Georgia Southern men's soccer team sent its three seniors out in fine fashion Saturday night as the Eagles defeated long-time rival Appalachian ...

November 05, 2016 | Georgia Southern Media Relations | Sports


Fifth-year transfers threaten low- and mid-majors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tennessee Tech is picked to finish second in its division of the Ohio Valley Conference, and coach Steve Payne is hopeful that ...

November 05, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Kwon holding down offensive line

Georgia Southern entered the season with high hopes, but now instead of fighting for a conference championship it is battling to earn a bowl berth.

November 05, 2016 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Eagles face big hurdle in form of Ole Miss

Coming off a 34-10 loss to Appalachian State and a loser in four of its last five games Georgia Southern is a frustrated football team.

November 05, 2016 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Australia's Rod Pampling takes Las Vegas lead into weekend

LAS VEGAS - Rod Pampling followed an opening 11-under 60 with a 68 on Friday to keep the lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

November 05, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Millions celebrate winning Chicago Cubs with parade, rally

CHICAGO - November blazed like dazzling springtime in Chicago during a massive parade and rally Friday to honor the Cubs' first World Series title in 108 ...

November 05, 2016 | CARLA K. JOHNSON and CARYN ROUSSEAU Associated Press | Sports


Out of Chase, Dillon on pole for Sprint Cup race in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Austin Dillon is on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas two weeks after a heartbreaking finish knocked him ...

November 05, 2016 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Falcons have extra rest after impressive win over Buccaneers

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - A short work week couldn't slow the Atlanta Falcons' high-scoring offense.

November 05, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


No. 18 UNC prepares for Georgia Tech's option offense

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - It's always tough for North Carolina to stop Georgia Tech's intricate triple-option offense.

November 05, 2016 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kentucky hosts struggling Georgia, can become bowl eligible

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky looks to reach what has been an elusive plateau when the Wildcats host a Georgia squad desperate to halt a stunning ...

November 05, 2016 | By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | 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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