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Eagles take regular season finale over Panthers

DECATUR - Georgia Southern Baseball closed out the 2017 regular season on Saturday with a 13-3 rout of Georgia State. The Eagles did not trail on Saturday to avoid the sweep. Seth Shuman worked five innings to improve to 7-0 on the season while Logan Baldwin and Ryan Cleveland each had three hits and two RBIs each.

May 20, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Draw's the word

South Georgia Tormenta FC has played three very different games, only to end up with three identical results.

May 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Claxton wins spring game behind Taylor under center

It wasn't pretty, it wasn't clean and it certainly wasn't the conventional spring game played between Claxton and Long County - but at the end of the night the Tigers wound up with something they hadn't had all of 2016.

May 18, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge

In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Spurs went shopping like they never have before.

May 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2

BOSTON - LeBron James did pretty much whatever he wanted to against the Celtics in the Cavaliers' dominating win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.

May 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta looks for first win against Peachtree City

South Georgia Tormenta FC was thrown into the fire to begin its 2017 season. The squad had only a couple of team practices under its belt before playing the Charleston Battery in an exhibition game. Just a few days later, Tormenta rebounded from an early deficit to record a draw in its first game of the Premier Development League season.

May 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year

BOSTON - Tom Brady played through a concussion last year on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title, according to his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen. The injury, which was not reported by the team, left her worried about how long he should continue to play football.

May 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness

BALTIMORE - The two best horses in the Preakness will be eyeball to eyeball coming out of the starting gate. There's no avoiding each other for Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and rival Classic Empire.

May 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Welch back to revive football in Claxton

As Tony Welch walks down the concrete steps from the Claxton High School weight room, he wipes the sweat from his brow in the 95 degree heat May brings for the last spring practice before his first game as the Tigers new head football coach.

May 16, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


GT sweeps season series over GS

Georgia Southern continues to lead the Sun Belt in overall wins and is hoping that a strong finish to the regular season - and a deep conference tournament run - will lead to an invitation to the NCAA regionals.

May 16, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Horses for courses? It's more of a lottery at TPC Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.- Si Woo Kim won The Players Championship and the mystery deepened.

May 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


IOC evaluation commission praises Paris' vision

PARIS - IOC evaluation commission chairman Patrick Baumann praised Paris' vision for the Olympics as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the French capital on Tuesday.

May 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Federer to skip French Open

After spending a few days practicing on clay courts in Switzerland, a healthy and well-rested Roger Federer settled on his upcoming schedule: He will bypass the French Open and turn his focus to Wimbledon, then the U.S. Open.

May 15, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles stumble in first round at regional

AUSTIN, Tex. - Steven Fisk shot a 69 to lead the Georgia Southern men's golf team, and the Eagles are in 10th after Monday's first round of regional play at the NCAA Championships at UT Golf Club.

May 15, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Kim joins elite group and has time to show where he belongs

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Si Woo Kim earned access to a room reserved for winners of The Players Championship. He now shares locker No. 4 with Lanny Wadkins, the former PGA champion and Ryder Cup stalwart. Locker No. 5 belongs to Lee Trevino, the six-time major champion.

May 15, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Storm can't sweep

By MIKE ANTHONY

June 10, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Solignac, Nikolic score in Fire's 2-0 win

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Luis Solignac and Nemanja Nikolic scored goals and the Chicago Fire beat Atlanta United 2-0 on Saturday.

June 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rain King: Buescher hopes he can reign again at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. - Rain, rain, go away. And maybe come back late Sunday with Chris Buescher in the lead.

June 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have shut down the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan Getzlaf this postseason.

June 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tebow says he's loving the minor league grind to get better

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tim Tebow gets weary of the long bus rides and laughs at his teammates' incessant superstitions. The grind to get better? That ...

June 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


US Open at a new place and looking for fresh start

Going somewhere new for the U.S. Open is starting to get old.

June 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Pulisic scores twice, US beats Trinidad 2-0 in qualifying

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - Christian Pulisic rescued the United States with a pair of second-half goals, and the Americans beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 on Thursday ...

June 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta youth team wins state championship

For most teams at any level, a core group of key players can only last for so long.

June 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tormenta gets back in the win column after toppling Nashville

South Georgia Tormenta FC logged its first win of the season Thursday, taking down Nashville SC by a count of 2-0 at the Erk Russell ...

June 08, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Armstrong's McCaffrey to take over Women's Tennis at Georgia Southern

Sean McCaffrey has been named the head women's tennis coach at Georgia Southern University, as announced Monday by athletic director Tom Kleinlein. McCaffrey joins ...

June 05, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


A wing and a prayer

At 26 years old, bright eyed and bushy tailed Ashley Wingers had a little of the pep knocked out of her step when her teaching ...

June 03, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Real Madrid first team to defend Champions League title

CARDIFF, Wales - After another potent demonstration of his enduring scoring prowess, surely no Real Madrid fan can contemplate criticizing Cristiano Ronaldo now.

June 02, 2017 | By ROBB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


Mr. Met, the latest mischievous mascot

All it took was a lapse in judgment for Mr. Met to gain a big dose of notoriety.

June 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jason Dufner, David Lingmerth share Memorial lead

DUBLIN, Ohio - Jason Dufner putted for birdie on every hole until the last one and shared the lead at 7-under 65 with David Lingmerth at ...

June 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta falls to SC United Bantams 4-2

With over a week to rest since its last game, South Georgia Tormenta FC hoped to notch its first victory of the season Wednesday night ...

May 31, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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