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South Carolina honors College World Series win

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's baseball team took its latest victory lap Wednesday, this time in front of more than 13,000 fans who packed the school's basketball arena to honor the College World Series champions.

June 30, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Armstrong vs. Contador II in 2010 Tour de France

PARIS - Lance Armstrong is giving the Tour de France one last go and two-time winner Alberto Contador is again the man standing between the Texan and an eighth title in cycling's showcase event.

June 30, 2010 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press Writer | Sports


Federer upset in Wimbledon quarters by Berdych

WIMBLEDON, England - Roger Federer covered his face with both hands, no doubt wishing he were doing anything at that moment other than dissecting his latest earlier-than-expected Grand Slam exit.

June 30, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


LeBron leads free-agent crop ready to change NBA

NEW YORK- This summer's biggest show in sports, kicking off at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, comes from a league that won't play for months.

June 30, 2010 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Venus stunned by Pironkova

WIMBLEDON, England - Venus Williams would shank a shot - and she shanked many on this day - then turn toward the Court 1 player guest box where her parents were seated and put her palms up or shrug her shoulders, as if to indicate, "I don't know what's happening here."

June 29, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Miami could be building dynasty

MIAMI - Pat Riley's summer of 2010 truly started with the summer of 2005.

June 29, 2010 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Villa the difference as Spain beats Portugal 1-0

JOHANNESBURG - Spain showed touches of the class that makes the team European champion on Tuesday, edging out Portugal in a tough second round game while Paraguay needed penalties to dispose of Japan.

June 29, 2010 | By SIMON HAYDON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stammen lifts Nationals past Braves 7-2

ATLANTA - Craig Stammen, called up from the minors earlier in the day, pitched 7 1-3 strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals past the Atlanta Braves 7-2 on Tuesday night.

June 29, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Teams may have to wait on LeBron

NEW YORK - Hey LeBron, make up your mind!

June 28, 2010 | By DAVID MAHONEY AP Baseketball Writer | Sports


My Take 6/29: Just a few hints for soccer

I want to like soccer. I really do.

June 28, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Roddick eliminated in fourth round

WIMBLEDON, England - Three-time finalist Andy Roddick was stunned in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Monday by an 82nd-ranked Taiwanese player who hadn't won a match here the past four years.

June 28, 2010 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bauer leads UCLA to 10-3 win and CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. - Like everyone else at Rosenblatt Stadium, UCLA's Trevor Bauer was feeling the heat.

June 26, 2010 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Walker's bat helps send S. Carolina to CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. - Christian Walker homered and singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and South Carolina staved off elimination a fourth straight time Saturday night to beat rival Clemson 4-3 and advance to the College World Series finals.

June 26, 2010 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Out of miracles

RUSTENBURG, South Africa - The nail-biter comeback wasn't there this time. The U.S. soccer team relied on it once too often.

June 26, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Knee, deficit, umpire flap don't derail Nadal

WIMBLEDON, England - Things got quite complicated for Rafael Nadal on Saturday.

June 26, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


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New SEC East coaches playing catch-up with SEC West powers

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - The SEC East is relying heavily on three former Nick Saban assistants to restore balance to the league.

July 13, 2016 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta ties Peachtree City on the road

South Georgia Tormenta FC played the most exciting game in its young history Wednesday night, lighting up the scoreboard for a 3-3 draw against Peachtree ...

July 13, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


QB questions abound in SEC beyond Dobbs, Kelly, Knight

HOOVER, Ala. - Quarterback questions once again linger around the Southeastern Conference heading into preseason camps. For a league that seems to mass produce NFL-caliber talent ...

July 13, 2016 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Appeal denied, Brady back on bench

NEW YORK (AP) - Quarterback Tom Brady's last best chance to avoid serving a four-game "Deflategate" suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected ...

July 13, 2016 | By JIMMY GOLEN Associated Press | Sports


Paterno ignored complaints

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told by a teenage boy in 1976 that assistant coach Jerry Sandusky molested him in a shower ...

July 12, 2016 | By MARK SCOLFORO | Sports


UFC sold for $4 billion

LOS ANGELES - In less than 16 years, the UFC has grown from a money-losing company in a widely reviled sport into a global entertainment property ...

July 11, 2016 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC's Greg Sankey: 'We weep, we mourn' for shooting victims

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey scrapped much of his planned speech at the league's annual media days to decry the wave ...

July 11, 2016 | By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Day motivated by failure to get name on claret jug

TROON, Scotland - Jason Day is more motivated by failure than success, which helps explain how he reached No. 1 in the world.

July 11, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tormenta falls 3-0 in final home match

South Georgia Tormenta FC entered its final home game of the season riding high on six wins in their last seven games, but finally ran ...

July 09, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Solo earns 100th shutout, leads US past South Africa 1-0

CHICAGO - Hope Solo got her 100th international shutout and Crystal Dunn scored in the 35th minute to lead the United States past South Africa 1-0 ...

July 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Prospect of smaller strike zone proves no hit with pitchers

NEW YORK - Wade Miley hears the talk about lifting the bottom of the strike zone in an effort to spark offense and insists there has ...

July 09, 2016 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


France gears up for huge security operation at Euro 2016

PARIS - French law enforcement authorities on Saturday pledged "extremely high" security in Paris for Sunday's European Championship final, with thousands of police patrolling as ...

July 09, 2016 | By MIKE CORDER Associated Press | Sports


Dustin Johnson to skip Olympics due to Zika concerns

DALLAS - U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson withdrew from the Rio Games on Friday because of concerns over the Zika virus, costing golf three of ...

July 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


22! Williams tops Kerber at Wimbledon, ties Graf's Slam mark

LONDON - Serena Williams insisted she was not focused on No. 22.

July 08, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Cardiff comes to standstill to welcome home Wales

CARDIFF, Wales - The Welsh capital of Cardiff came to a standstill on Friday as Wales' national team returned home to a rapturous welcome by an ...

July 08, 2016 | | Sports


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