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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


Colts vs. Jets: rematch with a Super Bowl at stake

INDIANAPOLIS - Jim Caldwell traded the perfect season for what he hoped would be the perfect ending.

January 23, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vikings vs. Saints a tasty dish in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - What a spicy Cajun mix for the NFC championship game.

January 23, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports


Davydenko coming into his own at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia - It's not difficult to pick the odd one out in this group of 28-year-old players: Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Nikolay Davydenko.

January 23, 2010 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks crush Bobcats, 103-89

ATLANTA - Jamal Crawford scored 24 points, Al Horford had 23 and the Atlanta Hawks overwhelmed Charlotte with dominating performances in the first and third quarters, beating the Bobcats 103-89 Friday night.

January 22, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Watson leads at soggy Hope Classic

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Long-hitting Bubba Watson is using the wet weather to his advantage in the Bob Hope Classic.

January 22, 2010 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Philadelphia's Dalembert pays visit to Haiti

PHILADELPHIA - Everywhere Philadelphia 76ers center Samuel Dalembert looked, he saw pain he can't forget.

January 21, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rule changes for 2010

CONCORD, N.C. - Have at it, boys.

January 21, 2010 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Tech beats second straight ranked team

ATLANTA - Zachery Peacock made two free throws with 3.2 seconds remaining and No. 19 Georgia Tech knocked off another ranked team, beating No. 17 Clemson 66-64 on Tuesday night.

January 19, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Serena Williams just being herself in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia - A record fine and threat of suspension aren't going to stop Serena Williams from being anything other than, well, Serena Williams.

January 19, 2010 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Concussions now a concern in soccer

CHICAGO - Heading takes the heat in youth soccer, but limiting rough play might be a better way to prevent concussions and other injuries, a nine-year ...

July 13, 2015 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Sports


Trout, Harper, plenty of fresh faces highlight All-Star Game

CINCINNATI - Not too long ago, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Gerrit Cole were the ones picking up the extra balls and getting pranked into paying ...

July 13, 2015 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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


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