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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


McIlroy fires 65 to take lead at Open

BETHESDA, Md. - If he keeps playing like this, Rory McIlroy's next chance to close out a major should come very soon.

June 16, 2011 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Players getting by

NEW ORLEANS - With the NFL lockout putting the squeeze on both his wallet and pursuit of a pro football career, former Connecticut quarterback Tyler Lorenzen has created some of the latest culinary innovations in the Big Easy, just so he can eat at home and save a little coin.

June 16, 2011 | By BRETT MARTELL | Sports


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When GS football is down, the community goes too

College football has television outnumbered, which can be annoying to us fans who have to hunt for our favorite games.

September 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Where has my winning culture gone?

Way back when I was playing for youth baseball, soccer and football teams, I never had much luck.

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Southern gets smothered

Given a bye week and -- after dodging Hurricane Irma - about 10 days to prepare for Indiana, the Georgia Southern Eagles fell flat, to say the ...

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

SOMERSET, N.J. - President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day ...

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?

CHICAGO - Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily ...

September 22, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Sports


Struggling Eagles face Indiana

Indiana University historically has been one of the worst football programs in the Big Ten.

September 22, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Thomas tied at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship.

September 22, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Statement win

Following their 8-0 loss to Ware County Tuesday, Statesboro's softball team needed a bounceback win to keep their hopes of claiming the No.1 ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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