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Imada extends lead, Mickelson gaining ground

SAN DIEGO - Phil Mickelson hit a drive into a eucalyptus tree that never came down. D.A. Point had a chip from 30 yards short of the flag that tumbled 20 yards over the green and into a hazard.

January 30, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pro Bowl serves as Super Bowl warmup in Miami

MIAMI - The NFL Pro Bowl's experimental one-year move to Miami has resulted in better ticket sales, more media coverage and some grousing by players.

January 30, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Gilyard's big plays outshine Tebow in Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. - Mardy Gilyard had 103 yards receiving and caught a 32-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to help the North race to a 31-13 victory over the South in Saturday's Senior Bowl.

January 30, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Looking up Down Under: Serena tops Henin for crown

MELBOURNE, Australia - Serena Williams loves a good underdog story and understood that most of the crowd was behind Justine Henin.

January 30, 2010 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks beat Celtics 100-91 to sweep season series

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 16 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and the Atlanta Hawks beat Boston 100-91 on Friday night to complete their first season sweep of the Celtics in 11 years.

January 29, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Points, Imada tied for lead at Torrey

SAN DIEGO - D.A. Points saved his best golf for the tougher course Friday at Torrey Pines and wound up in a share of the lead with Ryuji Imada in the Farmers Insurance Open.

January 29, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Federer, relaxed and in command, set for Murray

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer decided the crowd didn't get quite enough value from his semifinal romp over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, so he worked on his comedy routine.

January 29, 2010 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Piercy leads after one round at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - Scott Piercy had the best score Thursday at Torrey Pines because he made nine birdies. Robert Allenby might have had the best round because he made no bogeys.

January 28, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Inside the mind of Manning

INDIANAPOLIS - Peyton Manning can play mind games all day.

January 28, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Are Hawks part of elite in East?

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are trying to show they belong with the elite teams in the Eastern Conference.

January 28, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Giff Smith headed for Buffalo

ATLANTA - Giff Smith insisted Wednesday his decision to leave Georgia Tech only one week before national signing day will not hurt the Yellow Jackets' recruiting class.

January 27, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Next five weeks crucial for NFL to avoid doomsday scenario

NEW YORK - Rich, powerful and more popular than ever, the NFL gets closer to a doomsday scenario every day.

January 26, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports


Nadal, Roddick out at Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - Andy Murray had been warned about the fireworks, the crackle and dazzling burst of color that lights the sky to mark Australia Day celebrations.

January 26, 2010 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger's break starts at San Diego

SAN DIEGO - The player who walked toward the first tee at sunrise on the North Course at Torrey Pines was not accompanied by a security detail. Maintenance workers did not gather on the pro shop balcony to watch him tee off.

January 26, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


My Take: For some, the pressure is just too much

Georgia Southern isn't the only program ever to be put on probation by the National Collegiate Athletics Association, that's for sure.

January 26, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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Nibali's Tour defense is creaking as Froome takes control

MUR DE BRETAGNE, France - Vincenzo Nibali is making a patchy start to the defense of his Tour de France title, and if Saturday's eighth ...

July 11, 2015 | By JEROME PUGMIRE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pete Rose still beloved in hometown despite scandals

CINCINNATI - A photograph of the bat and ball from Pete Rose's record-setting 4,192nd hit has adorned the back of the enormous video board ...

July 11, 2015 | By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Serena wins Wimbledon, one away from Grand Slam

LONDON - Serena Williams let herself briefly bask in the joy of a sixth Wimbledon championship, 21st Grand Slam singles trophy overall and fourth consecutive major ...

July 11, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Federer, Djokovic prepare for next chapter of rivalry

LONDON - When Roger Federer faces Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final for the second consecutive year on Sunday, they'll be resuming a rivalry that ...

July 11, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


JPP's future uncertain with New York Giants

Jason Pierre-Paul's future with the New York Giants remains uncertain after a fireworks accident, even though a person with knowledge of the contract tells ...

July 10, 2015 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer tops Murray for 10th final Wimbledon final; Djokovic next

LONDON - If Roger Federer was going to allow Andy Murray to gain a foothold in the Wimbledon semifinals, this seemed as if it might be ...

July 10, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Serena Slam' takes another step forward

LONDON - Her game in high gear, history in the offing, Serena Williams is perfectly content to let everyone else talk about what a victory in ...

July 09, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Olesen returns to form to lead Scottish Open on 7-under 63

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) - Thorbjorn Olesen returned to form with a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Scottish Open ...

July 09, 2015 | By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


DeAndre Jordan fiasco raises questions about NBA free agency

Doc Rivers gave a quick answer when asked about DeAndre Jordan coming back to the Los Angeles Clippers.

July 09, 2015 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take: Times change, along with team names

My dad, born and raised in the Titustown neighborhood of Norfolk Virginia, is a longtime Washington Redskins fan. So, it was no surprise that he ...

July 09, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


US begins home World Cup celebrations

LOS ANGELES - Carli Lloyd looked out over the cheering mob of U.S. women's national team fans and raised an arm in triumph.

July 07, 2015 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Along for the ride on Watson's farewell at St. Andrews

This was one time Luke Donald didn't mind taking 45 minutes to play a 357-yard hole. He was on the 18th hole at St ...

July 07, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Worth the wait

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship ...

July 06, 2015 | By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at ...

July 06, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


McIlroy injures ankle, Open Championship in doubt

LONDON - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player ...

July 06, 2015 | The Associated Press | Sports


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