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Howard, Millsap lead Hawks to 112-97 win over Rockets

ATLANTA - Kent Bazemore shook off a scoring slump that included a scoreless game the night before to show why he earned a new $70 million contract with Atlanta.

November 05, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Joe Gibbs quartet still pushing for Sprint Cup title opprotunity

FORT WORTH, Texas - All four Joe Gibbs Racing drivers are still in contention for the three spots left to race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup season championship.

November 05, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles Claim First Sun Belt Conference Championship with 3-1 Win Over App State

STATESBORO – The Georgia Southern men's soccer team sent its three seniors out in fine fashion Saturday night as the Eagles defeated long-time rival Appalachian State 3-1 and claimed a share of the regular season Sun Belt Conference title. The game against the Mountaineers served as the Eagles' Senior Night with the Eagles recognizing three graduating players – Chris MacMurray, Aidan Reising and Jeremy Rector – prior to the game.

November 05, 2016 | Georgia Southern Media Relations | Sports


Fifth-year transfers threaten low- and mid-majors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tennessee Tech is picked to finish second in its division of the Ohio Valley Conference, and coach Steve Payne is hopeful that a fifth-year transfer from Tulane will help put the Golden Eagles over the top.

November 05, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Kwon holding down offensive line

Georgia Southern entered the season with high hopes, but now instead of fighting for a conference championship it is battling to earn a bowl berth.

November 05, 2016 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Eagles face big hurdle in form of Ole Miss

Coming off a 34-10 loss to Appalachian State and a loser in four of its last five games Georgia Southern is a frustrated football team.

November 05, 2016 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Australia's Rod Pampling takes Las Vegas lead into weekend

LAS VEGAS - Rod Pampling followed an opening 11-under 60 with a 68 on Friday to keep the lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

November 05, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Millions celebrate winning Chicago Cubs with parade, rally

CHICAGO - November blazed like dazzling springtime in Chicago during a massive parade and rally Friday to honor the Cubs' first World Series title in 108 years and fulfill more than a century of pent-up dreams.

November 05, 2016 | CARLA K. JOHNSON and CARYN ROUSSEAU Associated Press | Sports


Out of Chase, Dillon on pole for Sprint Cup race in Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Austin Dillon is on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas two weeks after a heartbreaking finish knocked him out of the championship chase.

November 05, 2016 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Falcons have extra rest after impressive win over Buccaneers

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - A short work week couldn't slow the Atlanta Falcons' high-scoring offense.

November 05, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


No. 18 UNC prepares for Georgia Tech's option offense

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - It's always tough for North Carolina to stop Georgia Tech's intricate triple-option offense.

November 05, 2016 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kentucky hosts struggling Georgia, can become bowl eligible

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky looks to reach what has been an elusive plateau when the Wildcats host a Georgia squad desperate to halt a stunning freefall.

November 05, 2016 | By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Raja Andrews gone at 31

November 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Enough is enough for Summers

Just days after an anemic offensive showing in a 34-10 loss to Appalachian State, changes are in store for Georgia Southern.

October 31, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Duke runaway No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Duke is in a familiar place to open the college basketball season.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Bartolo Colon, 43, and Braves agree on deal pending physical

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are getting older in their starting rotation next season.

November 12, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Mexico wins 1st World Cup qualifier in US since 1972

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A pro-American crowd of 24,650 chanted "Dos a cero!" at the start.

November 12, 2016 | By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Gibbs drivers walk fine line on teamwork and title hopes

AVONDALE, Ariz. - It's tense at Joe Gibbs Racing, regardless of what the drivers want you to believe as they head into a showdown with ...

November 12, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Virginia Tech takes on Georgia Tech looking for title shot

Virginia Tech's path to the Atlantic Coast Conference title game is now clear.

November 12, 2016 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


No. 8 Auburn hoping to have RB Pettway ready for Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. - Auburn is hoping to have its best running back healthy when the No. 8 Tigers visit Georgia on Saturday hoping to continue their ...

November 12, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cajuns rage in Paulson

Decimated by injuries and playing their seventh game in less than seven weeks, the Georgia Southern Eagles took another big hit Thursday night.

November 11, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Welcome to Rock Bottom, enjoy your stay this year

Greetings Eagle fans!

November 11, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


The pressure turns up a notch

The fat lady isn't yet singing on the Eagles' 2016 football season, but she's definitely in her makeup and costume already.

November 10, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Eagles have renewed confidence for new season

For a third consecutive season, the Georgia Southern men's basketball enters play with expectations that differ drastically from the previous season.

November 10, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


RA Dickey agrees to $8M deal with Braves

ATLANTA - R.A. Dickey was won over by an Atlanta Braves sales team that included two Hall of Famers, including a fellow knuckleballer.

November 10, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Atlanta Hawks planning new D-League franchise

ATLANTA - With two stadiums already under construction and plans for a major arena renovation, the Atlanta metro area is getting yet another new sports facility.

November 10, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Falcons go young with 4 rookie starters on defense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons have made a commitment to rookie starters on defense that is especially rare for a first-place team.

November 10, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Major Baylor donor McLane wants Briles' 'honor restored'

WACO, Texas - Billionaire businessman Drayton McLane, who name adorns the Baylor University football stadium, said Thursday he wants to see fired football coach Art Briles ...

November 10, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


NFL HALFWAY: Rule change boosts strategy on kickoffs returns

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Each time Marc Mariani heads out to catch a kickoff, he huddles first with the Tennessee special teams coach for a quick strategy ...

November 10, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


What is up with the schedule?

As the beat writer for Georgia Southern, I have a fairly large amount of access to the Eagles.

November 08, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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