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Westwood tops leaderboard early

AUGUSTA - Lee Westwood has a first-round lead at a major for the first time in his career.

April 05, 2012 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Opening day all throughout MLB

Standing in a concourse at Comerica Park during the seventh-inning stretch, wearing his Detroit Tigers windbreaker and hat, Walt Thompson seemed to speak for every fan on opening day.

April 05, 2012 | By BEN WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Goodell hears appeals from Saints' Payton, Loomis

NEW YORK - Sean Payton slipped out a back entrance from NFL headquarters and directly into to a waiting car.

April 05, 2012 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Little resovled at Sandusky hearing

BELLEFONTE, Pa. - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's lawyer said after a short pretrial hearing Thursday that he expected the presiding judge to soon dismiss defense motions to have the child sexual abuse charges thrown out, but he hoped he would allow them to be refiled after more evidence is disclosed by prosecutors.

April 05, 2012 | By MARK SCOLFORO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wide-open field: Woods, McIlroy face many contenders

AUGUSTA - Tiger Woods couldn't see the green through the trees, though that was only a minor obstacle. He choked up on a 5-wood and played a sweeping draw around the pines, over the water and onto the back of the green.

April 04, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


From The Masters: Tiger Woods is the big story here

AUGUSTA - Heading into the today's 76th Masters Tournament, the smorgasbord of storylines leaves me drooling the sweet tea that I've been downing like an IV drip since I arrived at Augusta National on Tuesday. Frankly, it's a sportswriter's dream - sweet tea and storylines, that is.

April 04, 2012 | Vince Johnson Herald Correspondent | Sports


McIlroy moves on

AUGUSTA - In the aftermath of his Masters meltdown, one phone call that meant the most to Rory McIlroy was from Greg Norman, the master of the Sunday collapse at Augusta National.

April 03, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


From The Masters: Phil Mickelson is ready to compete

AUGUSTA ­- Phil Mickelson has seen the headlines, but "Tiger vs. Rory," he contends with a wry smile, doesn't bother him.

April 03, 2012 | Vince Johnson Correspondent | Sports


National champ Kentucky returns home to adoring fans

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Another championship banner has been unfurled at Rupp Arena.

April 03, 2012 | By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life - Here's my list of gift ideas for old geezers

I have recently entered a stage of life commonly referred to as being of a "ripe old age".

April 03, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


The bloom is off Augusta National

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Something is missing from the Masters this year, a tradition that ranks right up there with Amen Corner, endless roars on Sunday afternoon and the winner's green jacket.

April 02, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Goodell has no issues with Parcells taking over Saints

NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he won't stand in the way if the New Orleans Saints ask Bill Parcells to take over as interim coach for suspended Sean Payton.

April 02, 2012 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Miller headlines basketball HOF class

By DAVE SKRETTA

April 02, 2012 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods, McIlroy have starring roles

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy passed each other on Sunday at Augusta National last year, two players from different generations who appeared headed in opposite directions.

March 31, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Kentucky gets scare, but rolls into title game

NEW ORLEANS - Kentucky owns the Bluegrass State. Now it can concentrate on the rest of the country

March 31, 2012 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Wozniacki, Halep both hoping 3rd time is lucky in final

MELBOURNE, Australia - For both Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep, the Australian Open women's final on Saturday is a chance to put the demons of ...

January 27, 2018 | By JUSTIN BERGMAN Associated Press | Sports


Walker scores 29, Hornets win over Hawks 121-110

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made two key 3-pointers down the stretch that helped the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks ...

January 27, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Michigan State athletic director resigns

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University's athletic director retired Friday, two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual ...

January 26, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT and LARRY LAGE | Sports


Georgia Southern Baseball hosts annual "Evening with the All-Stars"

For years, Georgia Southern Baseball's annual 'Evening with the All-Stars' has been held in January as a sort of two-minute warning for a rapidly ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Palmer leads in Farmers Insurance Open

SAN DIEGO - Ryan Palmer is the 36-hole leader in the Farmers Insurance Open. Jon Rahm is right behind, poised to reach No. 1 in the ...

January 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Federer cruises into men's final

MELBOURNE - It took just over an hour for Roger Federer to fix one anomalous statistic in his extraordinary career.

January 26, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Premier offers new kind of baseball experience

For kids who hope to play a professional sport someday, it's common to say that the sport of their choosing is a lifestyle. Thanks ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tormenta FC on track to be something special

About two and-a-half years ago, I was sweating out another brutal Statesboro summer day. With Georgia Southern and local high schools out of action and ...

January 24, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern remember's Fran Florian's record night

He came out of the game with 1:12 to go because legendary head coach J.B. Scearce thought he already had scored 60 points.

January 23, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


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