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Outdoor Life: Getting an early start for whitetail hunting

The months of September and October are considered by many deer hunters to be the pre-game warm-up for the "real season" when the rut begins. At that point the mature bucks drop their guard and go into search mode for does in heat. If the truth be known many a trophy has been taken in the early period before the rut ever starts and it can be persuasively argued that during these two months quality deer can be taken because they are less wary (especially during the first two or three weeks) and because their patterns are more predictable. Let ...

September 27, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Scott takes the lead at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - Adam Scott is playing well enough to win the Tour Championship. With a little help, he could win a lot more.

September 23, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bradley takes charge

ATLANTA - Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner atop the leaderboard in Atlanta should sound familiar.

September 22, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


30 players eye $10 million

ATLANTA - Just being among the 30 players at the Tour Championship should be enough for Geoff Ogilvy.

September 21, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Big 12, Big East conferences start picking up the pieces

Turned away by the Pac-12, the Big 12's most powerful members are trying to find ways to live together again after weeks of hurtling toward a break up.

September 21, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE and JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writers | Sports


Things are getting messy

Oklahoma cleared the way Monday for its possible departure from the Big 12, with university president David Boren demanding the league move toward an equal revenue-sharing model and create stability or else lose the Sooners to the Pac-12.

September 20, 2011 | By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writers | Sports


Outdoor Life: Fishing and celebrating miracles

Author's note: In 1982 my middle brother, Alan donated a kidney to our younger brother Terry. This is a story I wrote about familial love and a gift of life – with a little fishing thrown in for good measure.

September 20, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Oklahoma and Texas clear path to leave Big 12

Oklahoma cleared the way Monday for its possible departure from the Big 12, with university president David Boren demanding the league move toward an equal revenue-sharing model and create stability or else lose the Sooners to the Pac-12.

September 19, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE AP College Football Writer | Sports


Two teams want into ACC

The Atlantic Coast Conference has received application letters from Pittsburgh and Syracuse to join the league, a move that would leave the Big East scrambling to replace two of its longest tenured members.

September 17, 2011 | By AARON BEND AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wilson, Rose tied for lead at BMW

LEMONT, Ill. - Coming off his best round of the year, Justin Rose figured it couldn't get much better in the BMW Championship. He was good enough Friday for a 3-under 68 and a share of lead with Mark Wilson.

September 16, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Rose rises to the top in Chicago

LEMONT, Ill. - Feeling as though he had nothing to lose, Justin Rose put himself in position for a big gain with his best round of the year Thursday in the BMW championship.

September 15, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Comparing your bows

A recent question among hunters who favor bow and arrow as their weapon of choice in the field is the debate concerning the differences between compound bows and crossbows. Although both are legal in Georgia each has its supporters and detractors. In truth both can serve hunters admirably depending on your particular situation and how you like to hunt.

September 13, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Pats win Monday opener

MIAMI - Tom Brady threw his first interception since October, so he wasn't perfect in the New England Patriots' opener.

September 12, 2011 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Djokovic wins 1st Open title

NEW YORK - Novak Djokovic produced a nearly perfect performance to match his nearly perfect season.

September 12, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


NFL to tribute 9/11

From the Meadowlands to Arrowhead Stadium to Candlestick Park, the NFL on Sunday will remember the victims and heroes of the terrorist attacks of 10 years ago. Then it will fully open a season that was in doubt for 4½ months during the lockout.

Coaches and players are both eager and nervous about getting started. Perhaps no one expressed those feelings better than Jets coach Rex Ryan, whose team hosts the Cowboys on Sunday night just a few miles from ground zero.

September 10, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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Welch and Kaiser are coming home to resurrect success

The phrase "coming home" has been making the rounds in the sports news cycle thanks to the budding feud between NBA basketball stars LeBron James ...

August 03, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


All eyes on QB position as Georgia Tech opens practice

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech is no different than most teams.

August 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Thomas Pieters takes 1-shot lead at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio - Rory McIlroy had his best friend on the bag and his best start on American soil in 18 months. For Jordan Spieth, it ...

August 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Back from broken

With the open of fall camp last week, Georgia Southern football players have been excited to strap up the pads and get back on the ...

August 02, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


A Q&A with NASCAR's Kasey Kahne

Wednesday morning NASCAR fans from as far as 300 miles away flocked to the grand opening of Ollie's Bargain outlet in Statesboro to meet ...

August 02, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


PSG signing Neymar a PR coup for isolated Qatar

LONDON - If world soccer's transfer record is obliterated by Neymar's move to Paris Saint-Germain, it will be a coup for the French club ...

August 02, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian dies at 94

Ara Parseghian reached the pinnacle of his profession at Notre Dame and endured the most painful personal losses as a father and grandfather.

August 02, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Try your hand at bow fishing

In the time period before the beginning of fall hunting seasons, there is a unique outdoor activity for lovers of archery. Let me offer up ...

August 01, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


L.A. looks ahead to 2028

One of the beautiful things about the Olympics is that the runners-up get prizes, too.

August 01, 2017 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagle hoops back hitting the gym hard

All eyes are turning to fall football camps over the next few weeks, but the guys on the gridiron are far from the only Georgia ...

July 31, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Jon "Bones" Jones victory came after long road back

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Jon "Bones" Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title by stopping Daniel Cormier on Saturday.

July 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Mayweather-McGregor is a stale act already

LAS VEGAS - There's a reason tons of good seats remain for what was supposed to be the year's hottest ticket.

July 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


5 ready to enter MLB Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Tim Raines played in the major leagues for more than two decades, and yet one at-bat still sticks in his mind.

July 28, 2017 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves ship struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to minors

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

NEW YORK - A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the ...

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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