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The ending — surprise or letdown?

A day after the conclusion of the 2009 Masters, one can only imagine what the headlines should have been:

April 13, 2009 | By VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Inside the Masters: The unscripted ending

AUGUSTA – A day after the conclusion of the 2009 Masters, one can only imagine what the headlines should have been:

April 13, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Cabrera wins Masters in playoff

AUGUSTA - The Masters delivered the show everyone wanted and a champion no one expected.

Angel Cabrera became the first Argentine to win the green jacket at Augusta National on Sunday by surviving a wild final round that began with a supercharged duel between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and ended with a stunning collapse by Kenny Perry.

April 12, 2009 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Inside the Masters: Tiger in the 'woods' Saturday

AUGUSTA - I asked Tiger Woods a question Saturday behind the scoring shed after his round of 70.

April 11, 2009 | By VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Kim cites Adenhart as inspiration

AUGUSTA - With his mind firmly wrapped around the 'what ifs' surrounding the tragic death of 22-year-old Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher Nick Adenhart, Anthony Kim made history Friday at the Masters. The 23-year-old Kim recorded 11 birdies during his round, breaking the course record set by Nick Price in 1986.

April 10, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


At the Masters: Walking the front 9 with Phil

Before the Herald's Vince Johnson walked 18 with Tiger, he prepped by walking the front 9 with Phil Mickelson. Here's his LIVE blog of thoughts and observations.

April 10, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


At the Masters: Tiger surprised by first round scores

AUGUSTA -When he woke up Thursday morning, Tiger Woods never expected to see multiple rounds in the mid-60s, but after Chad Campbell's 65, and 66's from Jim Furyk and Hunter Mahan, those numbers are reality after the first round of the Masters.

April 10, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


At the Masters: Walking 18 with Tiger

On Thursday, Herald videographer Vince Johnson walked 18 holes with Tiger Woods. The following is his 'LIVE blog' of thoughts and observations throughout the round.

April 10, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Young hired as new GSU coach

Second chances don't come along too often.

April 09, 2009 | MATT YOGUS | Sports


Eagles to hire Young as coach

Former Georgia Southern basketball player Charlton Young will leave his position as assistant basketball coach at Georgia Tech to become the new head coach at GSU, according to multiple sources, effective at an 11 a.m. press conference this morning.

April 08, 2009 | MATT YOGUS | Sports


Par 3 is picturesque perfection

AUGUSTA - I'm convinced. Nature was perfected the day the Par 3 golf course at Augusta National Golf Club was created.

April 08, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Five 'others' to watch at The Masters

For just a moment, let's forget about Tiger, Phil, and even Padraig Harrington. Those guys will likely be in the mix come Sunday afternoon at Augusta, but here are five other names to look out for as the weekend progresses.

April 08, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Masters celebrating 75 years

AUGUSTA - Celebrating it's 75th anniversary in 2009, the Masters, according to the game's best players, has become the world's most prestigious golf tournament.

April 07, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Weekly Whatup 4/07

April 06, 2009 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Weekly Whatup 4/07

It's never a bad idea to pat yourself on the back, and I must say, this week I'm more than well-deserving. Quite. Yes. Indeed.

April 06, 2009 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


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Goosen, Singh among early leaders at Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Retief Goosen and Vijay Singh, among the top five players in the world a decade ago, were part of a six-way tie for the lead in the Northern Trust Open in what amounted to "throwback Thursday" at Riviera.

February 19, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Garnett returning to Minnesota in deadline deal

MINNEAPOLIS - Kevin Garnett is coming back to the place it all began.

February 19, 2015 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Reflections on 35th anniversary of 1980 U.S. Hockey gold

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - It's been more than three decades since his landmark goal became the centerpiece of the U.S. Olympic hockey team's Miracle on Ice. For 60-year-old Mike Eruzione, it still seems like only yesterday.

February 18, 2015 | By JOHN KEKIS | Sports


Docs get first say at combine

INDIANAPOLIS - Prospective NFL draftees don't flinch at benching 225 pounds until exhaustion or trying to beat their personal best at the 40-yard dash. They do dread one sentence: "The doctor will see you now."

February 18, 2015 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


CBA could prove troublesome

NEW YORK - The NBA is soaring higher than ever.

February 18, 2015 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jackets power past Eagles

Georgia Southern seemed to be well on its way to a 4-0 start to the 2015 season, but Kel Johnson launched a seventh–inning grand slam to pave the way for a 7-4 Georgia Tech win over the Eagles Tuesday night at J.I. Clements Stadium.

February 17, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


No. 1 Kentucky stays unbeaten

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Kentucky understands that its brand name often brings out the best efforts from opponents.

February 17, 2015 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lance Armstrong loses $10 million arbitration hearing

AUSTIN, Texas - An arbitration panel ordered Lance Armstrong and Tailwind Sports Corp. to pay $10 million in a fraud dispute with a promotions company for what it called an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy" that covered up his use of performance-enhancing drugs.

February 16, 2015 | By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks still riding high

NEW YORK - LeBron James isn't used to looking up at so many teams at the All-Star break.

February 16, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Westbrook has 41, West edges East in NBA All-Star Game

NEW YORK - Mixing Broadway and basketball, this NBA All-Star Game was a West Side Story.

February 16, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Snedeker breaks own record and wins Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Coming off the worst season of his career, Brandt Snedeker's mission was to become relevant again. He was eligible for only one major and none of the World Golf Championships, and he hated the idea of the world's best players competing without him.

February 15, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Furyk flies into lead at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jim Furyk hasn't competed on the PGA Tour in seven months, so he kept his expectations to a minimum at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

February 15, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ex-UAB players trying to stick together

The scenery will change, but some UAB football players forced to look for new schools after their program was shuttered in December will remain teammates next season.

February 15, 2015 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Silver addresses state of league

NEW YORK - Commissioner Adam Silver is determined to make a schedule that keeps NBA players fresher, and he is willing to discuss starting the season earlier or ending later.

February 15, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Manning meets with Elway

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that Peyton Manning huddled with Broncos general manager John Elway on Thursday to talk about his future in football. No decision was announced on whether Manning would return in 2015 or retire.

February 13, 2015 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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