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Lawrence Taylor indicted on rape charges

NEW YORK - Pro football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was indicted Wednesday by a suburban New York grand jury on charges of third-degree rape and patronizing a prostitute.

June 23, 2010 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | Sports


Hawks enter draft with eye on free-agent Johnson

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks' NBA draft will be overshadowed by the possibility of losing Joe Johnson to free agency.

June 23, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Phil Jackson leaning toward retirement

EL SEGUNDO, Calif - Phil Jackson thinks he is just about ready to walk away from his unparalleled NBA coaching career. The Los Angeles Lakers are all hoping he will change his mind in the next week.

June 23, 2010 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Make or break time for USA

PRETORIA, South Africa - One more game, one last chance to make their reputation.

June 22, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal back at Wimbledon with a bang

WIMBLEDON, England - Trying to switch directions while chasing a shot beneath the Royal Box at Wimbledon's Centre Court, Rafael Nadal lost his footing and took a nasty-looking spill, flinging his racket in the air while he fell.

June 22, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


South Carolina eliminates No. 1 Arizona State, 11-4

OMAHA, Neb. - Jackie Bradley and Adrian Morales homered during an eight-run second inning that propelled South Carolina to an 11-4 victory over No. 1 national seed Arizona State on Tuesday, knocking the Sun Devils out of the College World Series.

June 22, 2010 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take - What does it take to be a success?

Just win, baby.

June 21, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


College World Series: TCU beats Florida State 8-1

OMAHA, Neb. - College World Series newcomer TCU isn't acting like it plans to go home any time soon.

June 19, 2010 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Glaus' homer gives Braves 5-4 win over KC

ATLANTA - Troy Glaus hit a leadoff homer in the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.

June 19, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


McDowell opens with 2 birdies, Mickelson struggles

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Graeme McDowell opened the day looking like someone who knows how to win the U.S. Open.

June 19, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Netherlands beats Japan, advances to next round

JOHANNESBURG - The Netherlands became the first team to qualify for the round of 16 at the World Cup, beating Japan 1-0 Saturday and then watching Denmark defeat Cameroon 2-1.

June 19, 2010 | By CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Phil figuring it out at Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - The beachgoers spelled it out on the sand below: "Go Phil!"

June 18, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Mugs and Movies the place for fans

For the United States' second group stage game of the 2010 World Cup, Carmike Cinema in Statesboro served as headquarters for Statesboro's show of national support.

June 18, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Another USA comeback

JOHANNESBURG - The United States rallied from two goals down at halftime to salvage a 2-2 draw with Slovenia on Friday in Group C.

June 18, 2010 | By KARL RITTER Associated Press Writer | Sports


Scoreless draw for England, Algeria

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - England is looking nothing like the soccer power it's supposed to be.

June 18, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


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5 ready to enter MLB Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Tim Raines played in the major leagues for more than two decades, and yet one at-bat still sticks in his mind.

July 28, 2017 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves ship struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to minors

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

NEW YORK - A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the ...

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Strengths and weaknesses for all Sun Belt teams

This is the second installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

July 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Striking out Alzheimer's

At promptly 6:30 AM Wednesday morning, Chandler Dennard was out at the Georgia Southern softball complex nervously pacing around the grounds.

July 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Martinez hits 2, Marte homers in Diamondbacks' 10-3 rout

PHOENIX - Ketel Marte is still trying to find his hitting stroke since being called up from the minors in late June. He isn't a ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Divers search lake for NFL star's $100,000-plus earring

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - An NFL star's diamond earring valued at more than $100,000 is now presumed lost on the murky bottom of a Georgia ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Young Eagles look to GATA

Georgia Southern will field a young football team this season, but youth often brings about excitement and Tuesday morning looked like Christmas in July.

July 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Standout Screven County WR Tyquan Johnson commits to South Carolina

The hype on Screven County wide receiver Tyquan Johnson came to an unexpected conclusion Saturday evening when South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp tweeted #SpursUp!

July 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead US

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bruce Arena bites his fingernails religiously, a habit he has had since age 10.

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes ...

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Benson: 'Future is now'

The Sun Belt Conference started sponsoring football in 2001. Since then the league has taken plenty of lumps in the hyper-competitive world of college football ...

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Summers, Eagles trying to turn it around in 2017

When it comes to Sun Belt media day, those interested in Georgia Southern never have to dig too far to find a big story.

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Spieth back on top

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in among the rest of ...

July 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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