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Westwood, Woods near top in Shanghai

SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood spent his career trying to be No. 1. The way he played Thursday in the HSBC Champions, it doesn't look as though he wants to give up his prized ranking after just one week.

November 04, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: SBCPRD’s Winter Sports Registration

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department (SBCPRD) will begin signing up children for winter sports on Monday, November 8. Registration time will change to 2:30 through 5:30 pm since the SBCPRD office hours have changed.

November 04, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


Receivers stepping up in SEC

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Quick, name the best receiver to come out of the Southeastern Conference.

November 03, 2010 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


A true World Championship in Shanghai

SHANGHAI - The players and the props showed just how much the landscape of golf has changed at the HSBC Champions.

November 03, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Westwood passes Tiger in rankings

YOKOHAMA, Japan - Tiger Woods says it was no surprise to lose golf's No. 1 ranking to England's Lee Westwood after struggling through a disappointing year.

November 01, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Boise passed again in BSC, Oregon takes No. 1

NEW YORK - Oregon and Auburn swapped spots atop the BCS standings and Boise State was passed again, this time by TCU.

November 01, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


A Giant celebration: Texas hopes to crash WS party

ARLINGTON, Texas - A half-hour after Jeff Francoeur hit an easy fly ball to end Game 2, a most curious sight began to unfold in front of the San Francisco dugout.

October 29, 2010 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Surprise, surprise — Duke No. 1

Defending national champion Duke was a runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 men's basketball poll.

October 28, 2010 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Nationwide's race for the PGA tour

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Kevin Kisner won't ever forget the disappointment of watching six competitive rounds last fall come down to one stroke.

October 27, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ross, Giants ready for Lee in World Series opener

SAN FRANCISCO - Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and the rest of the San Francisco Giants can study the scouting reports and videotape all they want, trying to find the secret to getting a hit against Cliff Lee.

October 26, 2010 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Fall Series producing big moments

Jonathan Byrd hit one of the greatest shots hardly anyone saw, himself included.

October 26, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Firearms season for deer is here

On October 16 the big day finally arrived. Opening morning of Georgia's traditional firearms season for deer dawned clear and cool to the delight of thousands of Georgia hunters. There is no other day that stirs the passion of sportsmen more than opening day for the elusive white-tailed deer. Everyone is out there enjoying the relaxing feel of nature while they envision bagging their personal best or even a record-setting animal. As a bonus many will enjoy plenty of savory venison prepared in ways that any chef would be proud of.

October 26, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Giants look for edge over Rangers

SAN FRANCISCO - Not only have the Texas Rangers never been to the World Series before, they are winless in nine games at AT&T Park. And make that an 11-game losing streak in San Francisco dating back to the windy, cold nights at the Giants' former home of Candlestick Park.

October 25, 2010 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Rangers remain loose and confident against Yankees

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have returned to their own clubhouse, where the only trophies are the two deer heads mounted on the wall courtesy of Josh Hamilton.

October 21, 2010 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: The NFL got it right

The NFL got it right.

October 21, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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Four cyclists in contention for Tour de France title

July 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Federer 'can't think too far ahead' nowadays

LONDON - Roger Federer has learned not to take anything for granted.

July 17, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


One for the road

South Georgia Tormenta FC entered its season finale knowing that it had already been mathmetically eliminated from playoff contention, but ended with a bang anyways.

July 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Hootie Johnson dies at 86

Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died ...

July 17, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Venus Williams advances to Wimbledon final

LONDON - All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams.

July 13, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Atlanta United has fans in a frenzy

ATLANTA - Darren Eales sensed the potential for a rabid soccer fan base in Atlanta long before the expansion United first took the field.

July 13, 2017 | By ANDY BUHLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Swinney not worried about replacing Clemson's missing pieces

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Dabo Swinney isn't concerned about losing more than 77 percent of his team's offensive production from last season's ...

July 13, 2017 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta FC's Jad Arslan named to USPDL's team on the week

Week ten's USPDL team of the week featured Tormenta FC's Jas Aslan for his outstanding efforts against Peachtree City MOBA last week.

July 12, 2017 | Staff Reports | Sports


Zach Johnson, Ryan Moore headline John Deere Classic field

The often-overlooked John Deere Classic elevated its profile by helping Jordan Spieth become a star.

July 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GS syllabus: Can the Eagles make the grade on this courseload?

For college football fans, these truly are the dog days of summer.

July 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Statesboro, SEB hold 7-on-7 football scrimmages across campuses

Even though it wasn't supposed to be that way, the nine-team 7-on-7 scrimmage to be held at exclusively at Statesboro wound up being spread ...

July 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Kittel wins Tour stage 10, Froome keeps race lead

BERGERAC, France - Marcel Kittel has no serious challenger for the King of the Sprint title at this year's Tour de France.

July 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


IOC to pick Los Angeles, Paris for 2024 or 2028 Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Finally, Los Angeles and Paris have their Olympic hosting destiny in their own hands.

July 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tim Tebow has an 8-game hitting streak going for St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - An attendance record. A hitting streak. And such as it was, even a winning streak.

July 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Only a handful of riders can challenge Froome for Tour title

CHAMBERY, Francen - Chris Froome probably hoped he had a bigger lead than his 18-second advantage over Fabio Aru on the Tour de France's first ...

July 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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