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FIFA vice president banned for life

ZURICH - Four years after stepping down in disgrace, former FIFA vice president JackWarner was banned from soccer for life on Tuesday, accused of repeated acts of bribery related to World Cup bidding votes.

September 29, 2015 | By ROB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern beats Idaho, 44-20

MOSCOW, Idaho - Matt Breida ran for 179 yards and two touchdowns as Georgia Southern beat Idaho 44-20 in Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday night.

September 27, 2015 | Associated Press | Sports


Swiss police open criminal case against FIFA head Blatter

ZURICH - FIFA President Sepp Blatter was placed under criminal investigation by Swiss authorities on Friday as a probe into soccer corruption reached the highest levels and left his grip on the top job in peril.

September 26, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stenson feeling right at home at East Lake

ATLANTA (AP) - Just getting to East Lake is the challenge for Henrik Stenson. Playing the golf course appears to be the easy part.

September 24, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Yankee great Yogi Berra dies at 90

NEW YORK - The lovable legend of Yogi Berra, that ain't ever gonna be over.

September 23, 2015 | By MIKE STEWART Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Trail cameras - the ultimate tool

Trail cameras as a tool for scouting the land you hunt on has been around for a pretty good while but the thrill of checking out the pictures from those units is always an exciting moment. If you have never utilized this method it can be a fairly inexpensive way to figure out what size deer you have on your property and which areas they are routinely using. As a result you will have a better chance to pattern the deer and then position your stand where you have a greater chance of success.

September 22, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


The Baylor Effect: Spread energizes Bowling Green, Tulsa

Baylor's spread offense is spreading and making opposing defenses sick.

September 22, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Johnny Manziel to start Browns' home opener; McCown out

BEREA, Ohio - It's all in front of Johnny Manziel: The chance to silence the critics and prove he belongs in the NFL. On Sunday, Manziel can re-start his career. His shot at redemption.

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


Manning proves he still has it in comeback win over Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - All those doubters who kept saying that Peyton Manning was washed up, that his arm strength was depleted and his drive for championships diminished?

September 18, 2015 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sports


O'Hair trying to turn good recovery into a great one

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - The best remaining players on the PGA Tour are north of Chicago for the third straight tournament that features an $8.25 million purse and a chance to claim the $10 million bonus for winning the FedEx Cup.

September 16, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Rutgers coach suspended for contact over academic status

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers has suspended football coach Kyle Flood for three games and fined him $50,000 for contacting a faculty member over a player's grade - an issue separate from a string of recent player arrests.

September 16, 2015 | By TOM CANAVAN Associated Press | Sports


Auburn not looking sharp

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Jeremy Johnson and the Auburn Tigers were being inundated with praise not too long ago.

September 15, 2015 | By JOHN ZENOR AP College Football Writer | Sports


Williams stunned in US Open semis by Vinci

NEW YORK - For Serena Williams' first 26 matches at major tournaments in 2015, no deficit was too daunting, no opponent too troublesome, no victory too far from reach.

September 11, 2015 | | Sports


SEC runners lending a hand, and their legs, to help new QBs

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference remains flush with tailbacks.

September 09, 2015 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


All-Swiss semifinal set

NEW YORK - Roger Federer is back in the semifinals of the U.S. Open for the 10th time. To get back to his first final at Flushing Meadows in six years, he'll have to beat someone he knows quite well: Swiss Olympic and Davis Cup teammate Stan Wawrinka.

September 09, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


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Djokovic wins, faces questions on match-fixing

MELBOURNE, Australia - For the second time in three days, Novak Djokovic won a match at the Australian Open and was confronted by questions about match-fixing ...

January 18, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks make Magic disappear

ATLANTA - Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer likes the production he's been getting recently from his bench.

January 18, 2016 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Southern vs. State

Just a little less than two months ago, Georgia Southern took a swift kick to the pride as Georgia State pulled off an unlikely upset ...

January 18, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Column: (Excessive) parental discretion not advised

A few months ago, I wrote a column on how "participation" trophies were a hindrance to a young athlete's mental develop and ultimately, a ...

January 18, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Warhawks can't keep up with Eagles

The Georgia Southern Eagles ended a four-game home stand in style and gained some much-needed ground in the Sun Belt Conference standings as they claimed ...

January 15, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NCAA convention has big vote on football championships

AUSTIN, Texas - Two days after Alabama's latest national championship, a vote at the NCAA's annual convention could have a huge impact on which ...

January 12, 2016 | By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tuscaloosa gets the party started

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama may have won its fourth national championship in seven seasons, but for the students in Tuscaloosa the party never gets old.

January 12, 2016 | By PHILLIP LUCAS Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


Photo gallery: One Season, One Title

Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff ...

December 14, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Sports


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