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Many factors at play among Danica's boo-birds

INDIANAPOLIS - At a venue famous for elevating women to lofty heights in sports, Danica Patrick is punching a new hole in an old glass ceiling. Before last weekend, never had a woman competing against the men at the Indianapolis 500 been booed so loudly.

May 27, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Howard, Tillman elected to college Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - Desmond Howard scored two of the most memorable touchdowns in the storied history of Michigan football and struck the pose that Heisman contenders have been mimicking since.

May 27, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Mickelson could end Woods' reign at No. 1

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It has been 12 years since the creation of the Mark H. McCormack Award, given to the player who has been ranked No. 1 in the world for the most weeks during a calendar year.

May 25, 2010 | DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


South Carolina looking to rebound at SEC Tournament

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina lost the first two games of a three-game series at home against Florida and watched its hopes for a Southeastern Conference regular-season championship disappear.

May 25, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Roddick wins in 5 at French; Henin, Nadal advance

PARIS - Andy Roddick's preparation for this French Open was hardly traditional. Or ideal, from a purely tennis perspective, anyway.

May 25, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Patrick: Not enough time for needed changes to car

NEW YORK - Danica Patrick knows there isn't enough time before the Indianapolis 500 to make the significant changes she believes her car needs.

May 25, 2010 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


A snowball's chance: NJ picked for 2014 Super Bowl

IRVING, Texas - February. Gray skies. Snowflakes. Brrrrrrrr.Well, grab your boots and plow the snow. The Super Bowl is coming to the Meadowlands.

May 25, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer starts strong at French Open

PARIS - The French-speaking voice booming through loudspeakers at Court Philippe Chatrier recited Roger Federer's bona fides during prematch introductions, detailing his six titles at Wimbledon, five at the U.S. Open, four at the Australian Open and then, reaching a crescendo, concluded this way:

May 24, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


NFL is 32 teams, not one business

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court rejected the National Football League's request for broad antitrust law protection Monday, saying that it must be considered 32 separate teams - not one big business - when selling branded items like jerseys and caps.

May 24, 2010 | By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Writer | Sports


Williams sisters back at Nos. 1-2 at French Open

PARIS - Serena and Venus Williams are the French Open's two top-seeded women, and if it seems as though it's been awhile since that was the case at a Grand Slam tournament, that's because it has.

May 23, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Jordan Spieth, 16, in contention at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas - Jordan Spieth finally felt like a kid teeing it up against the big boys on the PGA Tour.

May 23, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


H.S. junior Spieth makes cut at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas - Jordan Spieth did something Tiger Woods couldn't do. And his pal Tony Romo showed up to watch.

May 22, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Beckman, Adams lead Nelson; 16-year-old makes cut

IRVING, Texas - Golf fans of all ages, the Byron Nelson Championship has something for you this weekend.

May 22, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL starting career transition program

NEW YORK - When life in the fast lane ends for NFL players, they're not always sure which direction to head.

May 21, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports


Armstrong denies new doping accusations

With the cycling season kicking into high gear, the strongest doping allegations yet against Lance Armstrong surfaced Thursday in a barrage of detailed messages from Floyd Landis, the disgraced rider and former teammate who finally confessed to years of cheating himself.

May 21, 2010 | By Tim Reynolds AP Sports Writer | Sports


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A repeat NBA title now just 1 win away for Golden State

CLEVELAND - Golden State has now won 88 games this season, when factoring in the regular season and the playoffs. That's another NBA record to ...

June 11, 2016 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Tormenta in search of first win

It's been less than a month since Tomrenta FC - Statesboro's brand new minor league soccer franchise - has played its first match. In that ...

June 10, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Gordie Howe, the gritty and mighty 'Mr. Hockey,' dies at 88

DETROIT - Gordie Howe worked all his remarkable life to earn the respect and awe that came with being "Mr. Hockey."

June 10, 2016 | By LARRY LAGE AP Hockey Writer | Sports


Ohio St., Michigan lead Big Ten battle into New Jersey

PARAMUS, N.J. - Hours before Jim Harbaugh led yet another satellite camp, some Rutgers fans let the Michigan coach know that not everyone was welcoming ...

June 09, 2016 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Ali remembered in prayer as an icon

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - As the faithful chanted a Muslim prayer in unison, dignitaries and fans stood shoulder to shoulder to honor a man who used his ...

June 09, 2016 | By BRUCE SCHREINER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Phillies draft California prep outfielder Moniak at No. 1

SECAUCUS, N.J. - After all the uncertainty surrounding the No. 1 pick, the Philadelphia Phillies think they've got themselves a sure thing.

June 09, 2016 | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Perfect locale for a bass fishing trip

You don't need an expensive bass boat and a lot of fancy equipment to be part of the modern day bass fishing set. You ...

June 07, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Goodell: no avenue right now to settle 'Deflategate' appeal

BATAVIA, N.Y. - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took the air out of reaching a settlement with Tom Brady following the Patriots star quarterback's latest ...

June 06, 2016 | By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer | Sports


An extra rest day in NBA Finals seems timely for Cavaliers

CLEVELAND - Under the long-used former NBA Finals format, Game 3 of this Golden State-Cleveland matchup would have been played Tuesday night.

June 06, 2016 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Semifinals contested at Georgia State Cup

The only battle more fierce than the ones waged between teams during Saturday's semifinal matchups of the Georgia State Cup was the one that ...

June 04, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Jim Healy - Muhammad Ali: A boy's first sports hero

It was March 8, 1971, almost exactly two months before my 12th birthday, and the night Muhammad Ali was fighting Joe Frazier in the "Fight ...

June 04, 2016 | Jim Healy | Sports


SEC announces new league rule for transfers

DESTIN, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference anticipates continuing dialogue and maybe even broadening the scope of its "serious misconduct" rule.

June 04, 2016 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


In-state rival takes down Tormenta

June 04, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Serena, Djokovic into French Open semis

PARIS - Serena Williams' chest was heaving between points. Her footwork wasn't quite right. Miscue followed miscue, until she was a set and a break ...

June 02, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Rio seeks to allay concerns with Olympics just 2 months away

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Seeking to allay political, economic and health concerns as the games approach, Brazilian organizers assured IOC leaders on Thursday that final preparations for ...

June 02, 2016 | By STEPHEN WILSON Associated Press | Sports


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