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Arizona, Utah rack up bowl wins for Pac-12

By GLEN ROSALES

December 18, 2015 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks stage late rally to top Celtics

BOSTON - Paul Millsap scored 15 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and Al Horford finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks rallied to a 109-101 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night.

December 18, 2015 | The Associated Press | Sports


Panthers stayed the course during rise to respectability

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Thomas Davis heard the rumblings late last season about how the NFL needed to consider changing its playoff rules to prevent teams with a losing record from playing in the postseason.

December 17, 2015 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Concussion' movie subject exaggerated role, researchers say

BOSTON - In the trailer for the movie "Concussion," star Will Smith says: "I found a disease that no one has ever seen."

December 17, 2015 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta takes next step

Smiles, handshakes and scarves with team logos were in abundance Wednesday afternoon as team officials for the South Georgia Tormenta FC announced the hire of head coach Borja Perez during a press conference held at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce.

December 17, 2015 | HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Alabama's Henry wins Heisman

NEW YORK - Derrick Henry bulldozed defenses while carrying Alabama's offense this season, and then walked away with a Heisman Trophy.

December 12, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


On the Fringe: His back ailing, Woods is merely an onlooker for now

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Jordan Spieth is used to having an audience on the golf course.

December 08, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Platini pledges to tell 'only the truth' at FIFA ban appeal

GENEVA - Michel Platini arrived at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday pledging to "tell the truth, only the truth" at his appeal against a 90-day FIFA ban.

December 08, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


US indicts 16 more in probe of world soccer corruption

WASHINGTON - As members of FIFA's executive committee prepared to vote on reforming soccer's scandal-plagued governing body, Swiss government agents swept into a luxury hotel before dawn for a second wave of arrests on corruption charges in the wake of another sweeping indictment by U.S. prosecutors.

December 03, 2015 | By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press | Sports


Top 4 teams unchanged

Oklahoma is No. 3 in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings, putting the Sooners safely in position to be in the final four with their season completed.

November 26, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


SHS wins thriller at LNO

It was a close call Tuesday night for Day 2 of Statesboro's Ladies Night Out tournament, but when it was all said and done the Lady Blue Devils pulled off the come-from-behind 54-53 victory over New Hampstead.

November 24, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Sports


NCAA committee delays plan to fill bowls with losing teams

The NCAA football oversight committee will wait until next week to complete a plan for matching sub-.500 teams with bowls if there are not enough bowl-eligible squads to fill 40 games.

November 24, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Marshall brothers caught in middle of UGA-GT rivalry

ATHENS, Ga. - The Georgia-Georgia Tech rivalry this year will feature a Thanksgiving feast that brings opposing players to the same dinner table.

November 24, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Rabbit season an opportunity to hear some 'Hound Music'

The season for hunting rabbits opens this month and runs through late February. Pursuing this wily critter of the outdoors has been a passion of many hunters over the years and if you have never been it's an outdoor excursion you have to try.

November 24, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Heartbreak in overtime

ATHENS – The Georgia Southern Eagles have come a long way from their days of enduring double-digit losses to the Georgia Bulldogs. The Eagles pushed their in-state rivals to the brink Saturday night, but Georgia prevailed – as it has all six times in the series – snaking away with a 23-17 overtime victory at Sanford Stadium.

November 22, 2015 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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Djokovic wins, faces questions on match-fixing

MELBOURNE, Australia - For the second time in three days, Novak Djokovic won a match at the Australian Open and was confronted by questions about match-fixing ...

January 18, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks make Magic disappear

ATLANTA - Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer likes the production he's been getting recently from his bench.

January 18, 2016 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Southern vs. State

Just a little less than two months ago, Georgia Southern took a swift kick to the pride as Georgia State pulled off an unlikely upset ...

January 18, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Column: (Excessive) parental discretion not advised

A few months ago, I wrote a column on how "participation" trophies were a hindrance to a young athlete's mental develop and ultimately, a ...

January 18, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Warhawks can't keep up with Eagles

The Georgia Southern Eagles ended a four-game home stand in style and gained some much-needed ground in the Sun Belt Conference standings as they claimed ...

January 15, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NCAA convention has big vote on football championships

AUSTIN, Texas - Two days after Alabama's latest national championship, a vote at the NCAA's annual convention could have a huge impact on which ...

January 12, 2016 | By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tuscaloosa gets the party started

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama may have won its fourth national championship in seven seasons, but for the students in Tuscaloosa the party never gets old.

January 12, 2016 | By PHILLIP LUCAS Associated Press | 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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