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Super Saver is 5-2 favorite for Preakness

BALTIMORE - Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver was made the early 5-2 favorite Wednesday for the Preakness Stakes, and he'll break from the starting gate next to beaten Derby favorite Lookin At Lucky.

May 12, 2010 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Has baseball turned a corner in steroid use?

It was Yogi Berra's 85th birthday Wednesday, as good a day as any to reflect on a time when baseball seemed pure and juice only got mentioned at breakfast.

May 12, 2010 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Hawks face uncertain future after blowout loss

ATLANTA - As Joe Johnson headed to the bench for perhaps the last time in an Atlanta uniform - booed mightily by his own fans, his team on the way to another blowout loss - it was hard to keep in perspective all the good things the Hawks did this season.

May 12, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Haney resigns as Wood's coach

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.- For all the criticism Hank Haney has faced over six years and six major championships working with Tiger Woods, his latest move deserves nothing but praise.

May 12, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Magic eliminates Hawks, makes it look easy

ATLANTA - The Orlando Magic are playing like a team that will settle for nothing less than its first NBA championship.

May 10, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lookin At Lucky lookin for redemption

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Lookin At Lucky will be looking for redemption at the Preakness.

May 10, 2010 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Change of scenery, same Magic

ATLANTA - The Orlando Magic kept up their dominating romp through the NBA playoffs, and the Atlanta Hawks can't do anything to stop it.

May 08, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Westwood holds on with 1-shot lead at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - One round away from one of the biggest wins of his career, Lee Westwood of England knows what to expect on the final day of The Players Championship.

May 08, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Westwood takes lead at Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Lee Westwood doesn't rate The Players Championship as the fifth major.

May 08, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Hawks will need 'perfect game' to beat Magic

ATLANTA - Hunched over his desk and looking very much like a coach trying to find a way beat the NBA's hottest team, Mike Woodson kept shaking his head as he glanced at a television showing highlights from the Orlando Magic's latest win.

May 08, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Magic beat Hawks 112-98, take 2-0 series lead

ORLANDO, Fla. - Maybe all the Orlando Magic needed after a slow start was a slap in the face.

May 06, 2010 | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ Associated Press Writer | Sports


Mickelson-Woods rivalry warming up

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Phil Mickelson had not done much of anything this year until the Masters rolled around, which also happened to be the week Tiger Woods returned to golf.

May 06, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Going for the gold

The GHSA girls state track and field championship will get underway this afternoon in Albany, and for a handful of local girls, the ultimate goal is now within sight.

May 05, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Athlete of the Week: Davis amazes in final high school appearance

Even in defeat, Jordan Davis can amaze.

May 05, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Athlete of the Week: BA's Jacobs wins high point

Last week, the Bulloch Academy girls rolled to a second straight state title in track and field, and senior Kelcie Jacobs was a one-woman wrecking crew in the process.

May 05, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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Rio's new subway line is running out of time before Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO - Two construction workers chatted while applying white grout to the walls of a new subway tunnel one recent day, their voices and ...

June 20, 2016 | By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press | Sports


Cavalier coronation

CLEVELAND - More tears. Only this time, tears of joy.

June 20, 2016 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta triumphs again

A month's worth of close calls has finally given way to a full-blown party.

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


High stakes for Warriors, Cavaliers in Game 7 of NBA Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry knows that the record-setting 73 wins, awards and memorable moments that highlighted Golden State's special season will only be ...

June 18, 2016 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Sports


Warriors limping to finish as Game 7 looms ahead

CLEVELAND (AP) - The level of tension is growing rapidly for theGolden State Warriors. Someone gets suspended, someone gets hurt, someone gets ejected, and lots of ...

June 17, 2016 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Gamers redefining what it means to be an athlete

ATLANTA (AP) - Right across the street from the spaceship-looking studio where teams of video gamers are competing in a frenetic shoot-'em-up known as Counter-Strike ...

June 17, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Russian track squad out of Rio Olympics

VIENNA - In an unprecedented move, Russia's track and field athletes have been banned from competing for their country at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics ...

June 17, 2016 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Soggy start to Oakmont Open

OAKMONT, Pa. - Even a rain-soaked Oakmont didn't keep the U.S. Open from delivering its usual dose of frustration.

June 16, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tormenta secures first ever victory

In its first four games in franchise history, Tormenta FC didn't record a single goal.

June 16, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Phil Mickelson looks for career Grand Slam

OAKMONT, Pa. - One year before Jordan Spieth was born, Phil Mickelson made his professional debut with a 68 in the 1992 U.S. Open at ...

June 15, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Lebron, Cavs push for Game 7

CLEVELAND - LeBron James has watched "The Godfather" trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor - and revenge - soothe and ...

June 15, 2016 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Oakmont returns US Open reputation as toughest test

OAKMONT, Pa. - Danny Willett makes his debut in the U.S. Open at Oakmont.

June 14, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NHL will go to Las Vegas for expansion

The NHL is ready to roll the dice on Las Vegas.

June 14, 2016 | By GREG BEACHUM AP Hockey Writer | Sports


Warriors still confident of winning second straight title

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his ...

June 14, 2016 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Oakmont ready to show its teeth at U.S. Open

OAKMONT, Pa. - U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth saw a different Oakmontthan the course he first played six weeks ago.

June 13, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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