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Falcons face Packers with fresh memories of 2015 meltdown

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have been through this before. A promising start to the season, only to get sidetracked by a deflating loss.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Kluber, Indians beat Cubs 7-2, now lead World Series 3-1

CHICAGO - One more win and baseball fans everywhere might finally believe in these Cleveland Indians.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Matsuyama keeps 3-shot lead at HSBC Champions

SHANGHAI - Hideki Matsuyama left the highlights to everyone else Saturday at the HSBC Champions.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Logano wary of Martinsville mistakes

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Joey Logano was initially unrepentant, insistent he had done nothing wrong in a feud with Matt Kenseth that ultimately cost Logano a chance to win his first Cup championship.

October 29, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


A guide to the 2016-17 college basketball season

The 2015-16 college basketball season ended in the most dramatic way possible, with Villanova's Kris Jenkins confidently pulling up for a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give the Wildcats their second national championship.

October 29, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Autopsy: Marlins pitcher had cocaine, alcohol in his system

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez had cocaine and alcohol in his system when his boat crashed into a Miami Beach jetty, according to toxicology reports released Saturday.

October 29, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Indians edge Cubs 1-0 at Wrigley Field for 2-1 Series lead

CHICAGO - Cody Allen, Andrew Miller and the Cleveland Indians' nasty bullpen shut down a Wrigley Field party 71 years in the making.

October 29, 2016 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Dream day: World Series at Wrigley for 1st time since '45

CHICAGO - Dressed in dark, furry bear suits from head to toe, Lisa Burton and Brian Robinson stood on Waveland Avenue, waiting to walk up to the rooftop of Beyond the Ivy and watch the first World Series game at Wrigley Field in 71 years.

October 29, 2016 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Can UGA top Florida in latest 'Cocktail Party?'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It's been nearly three decades since Georgia really stunned Florida in the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party."

October 28, 2016 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Duke looking for 3rd straight win over Ga. Tech

ATLANTA - Duke coach David Cutcliffe points to the Blue Devils' two straight wins over Georgia Tech as evidence the program is on the rise.

October 28, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Southern smothered

Halloween is still a few days away, but Georgia Southern fans will be hard-pressed to find anything scarier than what they witnessed at Paulson Stadium Thursday night.

October 28, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Eagles falling apart midseason

That 3-0 start for Georgia Southern this season seems like a blip from the distant past.

October 28, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Georgia Southern's offense is not worth the money

Sports are an unorthodox system if economics - they defy all logical rules we know as the consumer.

October 28, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Millsap, Hardaway lead Hawks past Wizards 114-99

ATLANTA - Dwight Howard dominated the boards in his Atlanta debut, Paul Millsap scored 28 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. ignited the new-look Hawks to a 114-99 victory over the Washington Wizards in their season opener Thursday night.

October 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


World Series returns to Wrigley for first time in 71 years

CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber was followed by cameras and cellphones. A couple of pitchers from the Cleveland Indians played hacky sack in the outfield. The giant videoboard in left field flashed "World Series."

October 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Smoke, Out: 3-time champ Stewart ready for final NASCAR race

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - His race team built him a car fitting for the baddest man on wheels. Tony Stewart will take his final NASCAR ride in ...

November 19, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Georgia Tech not content with merely being bowl eligible

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has already locked up its spot in a bowl game.

November 19, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia looking to remain focused against Ragin' Cajuns

ATHENS, Ga. - There has been a lot of talk about an early season scare from Nicholls as Georgia has prepared for this week's visit ...

November 19, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles secondary look to shut down Panther passing game

Georgia Southern, unlike any season in recent memory, has struggled to run the football in the second half of the season.

November 19, 2016 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Eagles look to take revenge in Atlanta

There are a lot of factors that go into making a rivalry. There's the passion of the fans, the proximity of the teams to ...

November 18, 2016 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Outdoor Life: Divorce is a painful experience

Sadly I must report that I'm getting a divorce. It is an agonizing experience and one that I never imagined would happen. Unfortunately there ...

November 15, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Eagles dominate in home opener

Playing for the first time in front of their home crowd at Hanner Fieldhouse this season, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team put on ...

November 14, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Auburn win gives Smart highlight for debut season despite disappointments

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's upset of then-No. 8 Auburn gave fans and recruits a much-needed glimpse of where first-year coach Kirby Smart hopes to take ...

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Chase isn't always fair, that doesn't make it a bad postseason model

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - When William Byron's engine exploded less than 10 laps away from his seventh win of the season, his chance to race ...

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


LA bid to address Trump election at Olympic meeting

DOHA, Qatar - Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election looms over the race for the 2024 Summer Games as the three bid ...

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


After Mexico loss, US heads to Costa Rica and avoid 0-2 start

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - The United States is in danger of becoming the fourth team to start 0-2 in the final round of CONCACAF's ...

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Seager, Fulmer take Rookie of the Year honors

Corey Seager won the NL Rookie of the Year award unanimously.

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Take a bye: Falcons head into off week looking to recharge

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn compares his Atlanta Falcons to a cellphone running low on juice.

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


UFC loads 3 title fights under bright lights of NYC debut

NEW YORK - With his mink coat left in the locker room, Conor McGregor is set to take a swing at UFC history.

November 12, 2016 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL HALFWAY: An array of suggestions to make football better

Leave it to Josh Norman to speak his mind.

November 12, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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