In a battle of Sun Belt heavyweights, Georgia Southern gave UT Arlington a good fight, but ran out of gas in the late rounds.
BOSTON - Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations.
The routine is familiar. The president makes a few bad jokes. The championship-winning team presents the leader of the free world with a personalized jersey. Everyone smiles for the cameras.
The Georgia Southern men's basketball squad started hot and raced out to an early lead over Texas State Saturday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse. The Eagles led by as many as 17, but the Bobcats crept back into the game in the second half, forcing Georgia Southern to hang on for a 70-67 victory.
The Georgia Southern women's basketball team spent the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Texas State firing - mostly unsuccessfully - from behind the arc. But fortunes changed over the final 10 minutes as the Eagles caught fire, erasing a 13-point second half deficit and holding off a late Bobcat rally to claim a 71-69 victory at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Eagle Baseball was held to three hits in an opening night loss and trailed Middle Tennessee State 6-0 with just two hits to its name Saturday afternoon.
After waiting all winter to see the Georgia Southern baseball team back in action, Eagle fans had to wait through 10 innings to get a result.
The second season of South Georgia Tormenta FC soccer is still a few months away, but that hasn't stopped the club from building momentum in 2017.
The Atlantic Coast Conference had more teams in the NCAA Tournament selection committee's top 16 with four. The Big 12 had more teams near the top and could be right behind the ACC when the actual selections are made.
NEW ORLEANS - Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance.
The Georgia Southern baseball squad was one of a handful of Eagle teams to see a bump in production in their second season competing in the Sun Belt last spring. Head coach Rodney Hennon's team turned in a 36-24 performance and - after taking a few lumps during a 16-14 mark in league play - caught fire in the Sun Belt tournament, making it all the way to the championship game.
The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other sports leagues by calling for the legalization of sports betting.
LONDON - The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a small number of retired players who developed dementia.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a Los Angeles Times columnist to ask an annoying question to players at Riviera.
Both the Georgia Southern men's and women's basketball teams are scheduled to wrap up their respective regular seasons Saturwday afternoon. And for the ...
CHICAGO - As tough as it was to lose Kevin Durant to a leg injury, the Golden State Warriors were breathing a little easier. After all ...
NEW YORK - The World Baseball Classic returns Monday for its fourth edition, growing slowly yet still far from rising to the prominence of soccer's ...
Through a small sample size this season, it's become clear SEB baseball is here for the thrills.
The Georgia Southern bats spent the first two weekends of the season seemingly still in winter hibernation. Facing an old rival Tuesday night, that offensive ...
MEXICO CITY - Golf's two governing bodies released a draft of modern rules on Wednesday aimed at bringing common sense to what can be a ...
OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant is down for the immediate future with a knee injury, and that's a huge blow on both ends of the ...
BOSTON (AP) - Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer knew that stopping the Boston Celtics hinged on making things hard for Isaiah Thomas.
Georgia Southern jumped out to an early lead against Georgia Friday night, but the bats quickly cooled off as the Bulldogs controlled the later portion ...
Friday night wasn't a great home debut for Southeast Bulloch soccer - however there's an asterisk to be inserted there.
In fantasy draft prep, you'll hear three terms more than any others: breakout, sleeper, and bust. Looking at the negative of the three, how ...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Georgia Southern women's basketball team (11-13, 7-6 SBC) fell to the top-seeded Little Rock Trojans (20-7, 14-1 SBC) inside of ...
As the cliche goes, all good things must come to an end.
In the moment of a loss, it's hard to step back and see what all Statesboro boys' basketball has accomplished this season.