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Players, owners reach tentative deal

NEW YORK - After nearly two years of bickering, NBA players and owners are back on the same side.

November 26, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


LSU powers past Arkansas

BATON ROUGE, La. - Tyrann Mathieu channeled his best Billy Cannon and No. 1 LSU was on its way to another run-away victory in the biggest game at Tiger Stadium in half a century.

November 25, 2011 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Djokovic eliminated from ATP finals

LONDON - All that success finally caught up to Novak Djokovic.

November 25, 2011 | By MATTIAS KAREN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ireland team joins Australia in World Cup lead

HAINAN, China - Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell shot a 4-under 68 in the second round Friday to give Ireland a share of the lead with Australia at the World Cup.

November 25, 2011 | Associated Press | Sports


Game of the Century II

BATON ROUGE, La. - As huge and heavy as the trophy known as "The Boot" may be, Arkansas and LSU both have much bigger things to play for when their annual Thanksgiving week rivalry is renewed today.

November 24, 2011 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Packers beat Lions, remain undefeated

DETROIT - The Green Bay Packers are working on a perfect season. The Detroit Lions have plenty to work on following a slew of physical and mental mistakes.

November 24, 2011 | By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Romo rallies Cowboys to victory over Dolphins

ARLINGTON, Texas - Tony Romo doesn't care about winning in style. He's leading the Dallas Cowboys to victories, and that's all that matters.

November 24, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Lions pumped for Packers

DETROIT - The last time Aaron Rodgers and the Packers came to Detroit, they looked like anything but Super Bowl contenders.

November 23, 2011 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take 11/24 - The BCS is still a big ol' mess

The Bowl Championship Series initiated its national championship game in the 1998-99 season. The concept was hailed as a great step forward from the seemingly archaic bowl system and promised a combination of rankings and evaluations that would produce the two best teams in a national championship game each January.

November 23, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


4-game win streak for Cowboys-Dolphins winner

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Cowboys and Dolphins playing on Thanksgiving will forever conjure memories of the 1993 game. Dallas defensive lineman Leon Lett adding to his blunderful reputation by sliding across ice and snow to bring alive a dead ball, setting up Miami for the winning kick as time ran out.

November 23, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Just plain old thankful as holiday approaches

(Author's note: One of my heroes is the great Furman Bisher. Today, in honor of this legendary sports writer, and in his grand tradition, I offer up the following attributes of sporting life and life in general for which I am eternally grateful).

November 22, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Okla. St. women's coaches die in Ark. plane crash

STILLWATER, Okla. - Kurt Budke turned Oklahoma State's women's basketball team into a winner and hoped he'd found the place where he'd coach until he retired. Miranda Serna had passed up opportunities to leave his side, staying loyal to the man whom she had helped to win a junior college national championship and then rebuild a big-time college program.

November 18, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE Associated Press | Sports


Small game and waterfowl seasons upcoming

It's a good time of year if you enjoy hunting in the woods and swamps of Georgia because there are so many options. Deer season is in full swing and several other seasons for small game and waterfowl have just opened or are opening soon. With all these activities going on we will take a minute to go over them and give you some resources for information. Additionally we will take a peek at how whitetail deer season is progressing.

November 15, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net. | Sports


Duke's Krzyzewski breaks wins record

NEW YORK - Mike Krzyzewski passed Bob Knight, then spent some special time with his former coach.

November 15, 2011 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Antitrust lawsuits filed

NEW YORK - Locked-out NBA players including Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant filed class-action antitrust lawsuits against the league on Tuesday in at least two states, saying David Stern's ultimatums left them no other choice.

November 15, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


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Struggling Eagles face Indiana

Indiana University historically has been one of the worst football programs in the Big Ten.

September 22, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Thomas tied at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship.

September 22, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Statement win

Following their 8-0 loss to Ware County Tuesday, Statesboro's softball team needed a bounceback win to keep their hopes of claiming the No.1 ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: IndyCar needs to push Newgarden as its new star

SONOMA, Calif. - It has been five years since IndyCar last had an American champion as the face of the series. This time, the series is ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

NEW YORK - Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Deja blew

SPRINGFIELD – For the first two and a half quarters, the Statesboro Blue Devils looked as dominant as a football team could look.

September 16, 2017 | By LUKE MARTIN | Sports


SEB Diamond Day tournament sees Metter dominate

In a day normally reserved for football, softball dominated the Brooklet Recreation fields for a good cause Saturday morning.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Done, Dale: Junior's final season ends without championship

JOLIET, Ill. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. received a stamp of approval from fans wanting to write letters to the retiring star, wishing him luck.

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Leishman maintains the lead at BMW Championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - As much as Marc Leishman has been through, especially off the golf course, it takes a lot to get to get under ...

September 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


War Eagles soar back

It wasn't turnovers or big plays, but special teams that undid Portal in the worst way possible against rival Jenkins County.

September 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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