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Meyer steps down as UF head coach

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida coach Urban Meyer is leaving one of the premier jobs in college football for the second time to spend more time with his family.

December 08, 2010 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Duck season arrives

The early portion of duck hunting season opens this weekend and the possibilities for Southeast Georgia are abundant. You can float the rivers, set up in any of the numerous swamps, beaver ponds and farm ponds, or head out to a reservoir to get your limit. Duck hunting has made a complete turnaround since the early 1990's with the onset of Ducks Unlimited and other conservation groups who began an earnest emphasis on preserving wetlands. Together with state and federal agencies millions of acres of wetlands around the country have been restored and are protected to a greater degree ...

December 07, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Hawks out-net New Jersey

ATLANTA - Josh Smith scored a season-high 34 points and the streaking Atlanta Hawks beat the New Jersey Nets 116-101 on Tuesday night.

December 07, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Boise blasts BCS blunder

BOISE, Idaho - Boise State President Bob Kustra is taking another swing at the Bowl Championship Series, this time condemning the system that determines the national championship and other postseason games for being allowed to operate under a shroud of secrecy.

December 07, 2010 | By TODD DVORAK Associated Press | Sports


Four finalists left in Heisman race

Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and Oregon running back LaMichael James, two of the nation's most dynamic players, will meet in the national championship game next month.

December 06, 2010 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer | Sports


Newton, Tigers run away from Carolina to win SEC

ATLANTA - Cam Newton left nothing to chance. He ran and passed the Auburn Tigers to a shot at the national championship they were denied six years ago, and he might as well start working on that Heisman pose, too.

December 04, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods extends lead at Sherwood

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Tiger Woods is starting to look like his old self at the Chevron World Challenge.

December 04, 2010 | ByDOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Friends square off with title at stake

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Auburn's Michael Dyer and South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore hoped to share Southeastern Conference success and the same backfield.

December 02, 2010 | By PETE IACCOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA rules Auburn's Newton elibible to play

AUBURN, Ala. - Heisman Trophy favorite Cam Newton can focus on playing for the SEC championship instead of worrying about pay-for-play.

December 02, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rules of the game getting a new look

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The Rules of Golf are under review, and Ian Poulter has a suggestion.

November 30, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Woods gets year's last chance at win

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The goal for Tiger Woods has always been to be better than he was the year before. Despite losing his marriage and every tournament he played, he still gave himself a passing grade.

November 30, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: Hundreds flock to Turkey Trot 5K

Two hundred and forty two runners from throughout Georgia and surrounding states participated in the Third Annual Turkey Trot 5k Run held in downtown Statesboro Nov. 20.

November 30, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Sports


US awaits 2022 World Cup with big hopes

NEW YORK - As Americans celebrated the Fourth of July in 1988, a present arrived from Zurich: The World Cup was headed to the United States for the first time.

November 30, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Quail season is here, but birds are in trouble

Articles and columns by Alvin Richardson about hunting, fishing and other outdoor sports will appear Wednesdays in the Statesboro Herald. Richardson has spent the past 33 years in education as a teacher, coach and administrator. He has been the head football coach and athletic director at Morgan County High school, an assistant principal at the same school. His writing career began in Madison with the Morgan County Citizen and expanded to the Athens Banner-Herald, where he presently writes the outdoor page. Richardson also writes for Georgia Outdoor magazine and is the author of "It's a Dawg's Life" which ...

November 30, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Big East gets a bit bigger, TCU joins

FORT WORTH, Texas - TCU is getting out of future debates about whether the Horned Frogs deserve to be in a BCS game. They are joining a league with automatic access.

November 29, 2010 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Political scandal overshadows South Korea 2018 Olympic prep

SEOUL, South Korea - When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Olympics six years ago, many South Koreans felt that the first Winter Games on home snow ...

February 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Players bracing for just about any weather at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

February 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Storey takes title at Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate

Georgia Southern's Jake Storey won medalist honors, while Brett Barron and Cody O'Toole placed in the top-5 Tuesday at the Georgia Southern Individual ...

February 07, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Outdoor Life: Ethical procedures of skinny dipping

I can just hear it now. Why is Richardson writing about skinny dipping in the dead of winter? Fair question. But there is a rational ...

February 07, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Tournament time

BROOKLET - For both the boys and girls of Southeast Bulloch, the mission is clear as the Region 3-AAA basketball tournaments begin today.

February 06, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Eagles rally late to down Lafayette 74-70

Though only a junior, Georgia Southern's Mike Hughes is a three-year starter and the seasoned veteran on this season's squad.

February 06, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate gives Eagles a second home event

Georgia Southern has long been a destination for great college golf as the Schenkel Invitational has attracted top competition for the better part of four ...

February 06, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


49ers officially hire Kyle Shanahan as new head coach

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The San Francisco 49ers officially hired Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach on Monday, more than a month ...

February 06, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Fox draws audience of 111.3M for Super Bowl, down slightly

NEW YORK - Fox drew an audience of 111.3 million viewers for the first Super Bowl to go into overtime, a smaller audience than the ...

February 06, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Patriots rally past Falcons for fifth Super Bowl victory

HOUSTON (AP) - They looked old and outmanned. Their star quarterback was frazzled, their stingy defense was a sieve.

February 06, 2017 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Big weekend for Portal sports: hoops sweeps, swimming places

The Portal Panther basketball teams capped off their seasons on a high note Saturday night, sweeping away ECI's squads by scores of 39-33 for ...

February 04, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Eagles sweep through Warhawks

In the span of two days, Georgia Southern lost both its undefeated Sun Belt record and its two-game lead atop the conference standings.

February 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tomlinson, Warner, Davis part of 7-man Hall of Fame class

HOUSTON - The quarterback served as ringmaster for "The Greatest Show on Turf." The running backs were known simply by their initials: LT and TD. And ...

February 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ryan, Falcons, Cowboys big winners on NFL awards night

HOUSTON - Matt Ryan and the Dallas Cowboys were big winners Saturday night.

February 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tiger Woods drops out of Dubai Desert Classic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tiger Woods withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday with back spasms after shooting an opening-round 77 a day earlier ...

February 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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