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Isner reaches finals in Atlanta

NORCROSS, Ga. - John Isner, in position to win back-to-back tournaments for the first time in his career, is savoring the confidence that has come with his success.

July 23, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Schleck in yellow heading into crucial time trial

ALPE D'HUEZ, France - If Andy Schleck is to finally win the Tour de France, he's going to have to overcome one final obstacle on his own.

July 22, 2011 | By GREG KELLER Associated Press | Sports


NFL on hold; players study deal OK'd by owners

WASHINGTON - Sorry, football fans.

July 22, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Running on all cylinders

In Statesboro High's vaunted wishbone running offense, opponents are used to seeing a new stable of capable backs come through each season.

July 21, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Owners vote for tentative deal

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - NFL owners voted overwhelmingly in favor of a tentative 10-year agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval.

July 21, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods fires Steve Williams

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - After a year that couldn't end soon enough, one rocked by a sex scandal and divorce, a major swing change on the course and the loss of four major sponsors off it, Tiger Woods was asked about the one constant in his career - his caddie, Steve Williams.

July 21, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ivy League limits practice contact

NEWARK, N.J. - In an effort to reduce the number of concussions and subconcussive hits, Ivy League football teams will be allowed to have just two full-contact practices a week, three less than the NCAA allows.

July 20, 2011 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Source: No player NFL vote Wednesday

WASHINGTON - NFL players didn't vote Wednesday on a full proposal to settle the league's labor dispute, citing several outstanding issues, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

July 20, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


Sides close in on deal

Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller and lawyers for retired NFL players joined labor talks with representatives of owners and current players Tuesday as signs mounted that the league's lockout might almost be over.

July 19, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Slive sees new direction for NCAA

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive is well aware of the recent criticism of the NCAA - complaints about prolonged investigations and rulings that leave coaches and administrators scratching their heads.

July 19, 2011 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Many seeking a major success

SANDWICH, England - Dustin Johnson probably doesn't think he'll have to wait 15 years to win a major.

July 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Contador attacks, gains on leader

GAP, France - Defending champion Alberto Contador caught his Tour de France rivals by surprise with a brash climbing attack Tuesday, gaining time on leader Thomas Voeckler during a rainy 16th stage won by Thor Hushovd.

July 19, 2011 | By JAMEY KEATON Associated Press | Sports


Sources: Lockout end looming

The NFL told club executives they could be schooled in the ins and outs of the new labor contract as early as Thursday, and the players' association summoned its leadership for a potential vote - the strongest signs yet the lockout might be nearing an end.

July 18, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER and HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writers | Sports


Local Roundup: Michael Curry to host Curry Cup bowling benefit

Michael Curry, Georgia Southern Basketball Hall of Famer and current associate head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, will host a benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

July 18, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Loss may have been a good thing

Let's begin by not overstating the case.

July 18, 2011 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist | 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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