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Hawks draft Benson with 48th pick

ATLANTA - Center Keith Benson wants to help the Atlanta Hawks boost their scoring and defense on the front line.

June 24, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Sports


New king in Cleveland?

NEWARK, N.J. - Kyrie Irving traveled just a few miles down the road to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

June 23, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


No. 1 Virginia knocks out Cal

OMAHA, Neb. - Unbeaten Tyler Wilson carried a shutout into the eighth inning, Virginia used a four-run sixth to break open a close game and the No. 1-seeded Cavaliers eliminated California from the College World Series with a 8-1 victory on Thursday night.

June 23, 2011 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rain dampens day one at Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. - Michael Bradley had a one-stroke lead when first-round play in the Travelers Championship was suspended for the day Thursday.

June 23, 2011 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press | Sports


Roddick defeats hobbled Hanescu

WIMBLEDON, England - Three-time Wimbledon runner-up Andy Roddick moved into the third round Wednesday by beating Victor Hanescu 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.

June 22, 2011 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Atlanta Hawks ready to play Draft waiting game

ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks general manager Rick Sund doesn't have much leverage entering the NBA draft next week.

June 22, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Sports


Owners, players closer to deal

ROSEMONT, Ill. - The next time NFL owners meet over labor, there is hope it will be to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with the players.

June 21, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Serena wins in Grand Slam return

WIMBLEDON, England - The 352 days Serena Williams lived through between Grand Slam appearances were filled with health problems and hospitalizations, doubts and depression.

June 21, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Ohio St. drops investigation

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University on Tuesday dropped its review of car purchases by football players and family members after two separate investigations found dealerships made money on almost all of the sales.

June 21, 2011 | By ANDREW WELSH-RUGGINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local players try out for the Royals

Some of the most talented young baseball players in the Statesboro area got their chance to make a good impression on some very important sets of eyes as the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball held an open tryout Monday morning at Mill Creek Regional Park.

June 20, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Expectations grow for Rory McIlroy

BETHESDA, Md. - The manner in which Rory McIlroy won the U.S. Open made comparisons with Tiger Woods inevitable.

June 20, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Venus Williams, Nadal win openers

WIMBLEDON, England - Back on one of tennis' top stages, Venus Williams cut a familiar figure Monday at Wimbledon, from her latest original, somewhat-see-through outfit to her trademark booming serves and aggressive groundstrokes.

June 20, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


UGA teammates honored at game

ATLANTA - Three months after a devastating on-field collision between University of Georgia outfielders Zach Cone and Johnathan Taylor left Taylor partially paralyzed, the two were side by side again on Saturday as draft picks of the Texas Rangers.

June 18, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vanderbilt earns first ever CWS win

OMAHA, Neb. - Vanderbilt was no nervous newcomer to the College World Series.

June 18, 2011 | By ERIC OLSEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


One for the books

BETHESDA, Md. - In one of those can't-miss moments in sports, thousands of fans covered every inch of space on the hill behind the 10th green at Congressional. They spilled onto the clubhouse veranda, pressed their faces against the windows and lined up against the balcony railing to watch Rory McIlroy deliver a performance never before seen in the U.S. Open.

June 17, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Georgia Southern fans and media need to tone down expectations

I'm all here for college football fans having optimism, but at some point you've got to hold off on the Kool-Aid.

September 03, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Not many positives to talk about for Georgia Southern

Early in the week, Georgia Southern head coach Tyson Summers made it clear that a win - and not any moral victories - is what the Eagles ...

September 03, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Georgia Southern offense suffocated as Auburn rolls 41-7

AUBURN, Ala. - The good news for Georgia Southern in its season opener is that its defense looked great against one of the more potent attacks ...

September 03, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Earnhardt hoping for Darlington breakthrough in final season

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. is preparing for the end of his NASCAR career and understands it likely won't finish the way he ...

September 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Federer looks back at best in straight-sets win at US Open

NEW YORK - This was Roger Federer at his hard-to-beat best, a performance so unlike the pair of uncomfortable five-setters he labored through to begin the ...

September 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Enough talk; time for some action

For more than eight months, the Georgia Southern Eagles - and especially their fans - have been itching to get back on the field.

September 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


National Football Foundation to honor Peterson

AP is coming home.

September 01, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Auburn makes for tough opening test for young Eagles

By MIKE BROWN

August 31, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


NFL 2017: Falcons NFC South Rivals to challenge for division

Before the Atlanta Falcons can think about Super Bowl redemption, they'll have to contend with an NFC South Division that could be dangerous to ...

August 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Sharapova wins another 3-setter to reach US Open's 3rd round

NEW YORK - No one, not even Maria Sharapova herself, knew quite what to expect from her return to Grand Slam tennis at the U.S ...

August 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATACast: 8.29.17 - Tyson Summers

Mike will sit down with Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers each week throughout the Eagles' season.

August 29, 2017 | | Sports


Four days away

Just a little less than eight months after Georgia Southern ended its 2016 season with an upset victory over Troy, it's finally game week ...

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Flooding forces Astros; Texans to move home games

HOUSTON - Hurricane Harvey has forced both the Houston Astros and Houston Texans to play home games miles away from the flood-stricken city with players wondering ...

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Williams wins at US Open to stay in No. 1 hunt; Konta out

NEW YORK - Venus Williams stayed in the crowded hunt for the No. 1 ranking - even though she had no idea that she has a shot ...

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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