KAPALUA, Hawaii - Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate his year.
The college football bowl season featured so many thrilling individual performances that even a few 200-yard rushers failed to make the Associated Press 2016 All-Bowl Team.
Every defensive meeting at Clemson this week might as well have started with coordinator Brent Venables passing around a photo of Alabama's O.J. Howard with the caption "Know where 88 is at all times."
Meaningless bowls. Too many bowls. Made-for-TV bowls. Shrinking bowl attendance.
In movies, sequels aren't always as good.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The decorative clock bearing the name of America's incoming 45th president has yet to start at the Trump International Golf Club in Dubai, but the developers behind the project already are counting the money they've made.
The new year in golf is consumed by an old topic, this time with a twist.
Due to an early deadline so that all Statesboro Herald employees can properly ring in the new year, this space in the sports section will not feature game stories from Georgia Southern's men's and women's first Sun Belt basketball games of the season that were played Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
They came from many sports, in many countries, with varying forms of pressure involved.
CHICAGO - Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - As 2016 comes to a close, Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies finished the year unbeaten.
PERTH, Australia (AP) - Roger Federer says he hopes to play for at least another two to three years and that his "mindset is for the long term" in assessing his tennis future.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Mississippi State's sideline erupted in celebration, relieved to escape with a victory to end a challenging season.
DETROIT - Boston College blew a fourth-quarter lead in a loss to Georgia Tech in its season opener in Ireland. In the Eagles' finale, they showed they had learned how to hold on for a victory.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Jaylen Samuels caught three touchdown passes from Ryan Finley, Nyheim Hines returned a kickoff for a 100-yard touchdown and North Carolina State beat Vanderbilt 41-17 on Monday night in the Independence Bowl.
BROOKLET - For both the boys and girls of Southeast Bulloch, the mission is clear as the Region 3-AAA basketball tournaments begin today.
Though only a junior, Georgia Southern's Mike Hughes is a three-year starter and the seasoned veteran on this season's squad.
Georgia Southern has long been a destination for great college golf as the Schenkel Invitational has attracted top competition for the better part of four ...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The San Francisco 49ers officially hired Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach on Monday, more than a month ...
NEW YORK - Fox drew an audience of 111.3 million viewers for the first Super Bowl to go into overtime, a smaller audience than the ...
HOUSTON (AP) - They looked old and outmanned. Their star quarterback was frazzled, their stingy defense was a sieve.
The Portal Panther basketball teams capped off their seasons on a high note Saturday night, sweeping away ECI's squads by scores of 39-33 for ...
In the span of two days, Georgia Southern lost both its undefeated Sun Belt record and its two-game lead atop the conference standings.
HOUSTON - The quarterback served as ringmaster for "The Greatest Show on Turf." The running backs were known simply by their initials: LT and TD. And ...
HOUSTON - Matt Ryan and the Dallas Cowboys were big winners Saturday night.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tiger Woods withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday with back spasms after shooting an opening-round 77 a day earlier ...
HOUSTON - It may have been a blip, explained as much by the must-watch presidential debates as by some wholesale turn away from football. Or, decades ...
American wrestler Jordan Burroughs saw this month's tournament in Iran as a chance to redeem himself after a rough performance at the Rio Olympics.
There are many steps on the road to the third state title in a row for Bulloch Academy, and the next-to-last step was taking their ...
STATESBORO, Ga. -Alexis Sams scored a season-high 14 points, including the last eight of the game for Georgia Southern, to lift the Eagles to a ...