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Westwood back to defend title, prep for U.S. Open

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Lee Westwood enjoys defending titles. So with the St. Jude Classic scheduled just before the U.S. Open, returning to the TPC Southwind course was a pretty easy decision.

June 08, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves hook Marlins

MIAMI - Tommy Hanson pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves won with only two hits Tuesday night when they sent the Florida Marlins to their sixth consecutive loss, 1-0.

June 07, 2011 | By STEPHEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Top water fishing for largemouth in summer

Even though the calendar doesn't say so, summer is here. Water temperatures are in the eighties and because of that fact a lot of fishermen give up on catching bass in shallow water. The truth is you can still find fish that will aggressively take top water lures if you pick the right times and places.

June 07, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Tiger bows out of U.S. Open

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Tiger Woods pulled out of the U.S. Open on Tuesday because of lingering issues with his left leg, leaving him uncertain how soon he can resume his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' record for major titles.

June 07, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Super regionals set

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Robert Beary imagined an even better NCAA regional tournament than the one he put together at home.

June 06, 2011 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Miami feeling the Dallas heat

DALLAS - A chance for another championship ahead of him, Dwyane Wade refused to look back.

June 06, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Plan to pay players self serving

Maybe Steve Spurrier was looking at his bank balance when he got his grand idea. Or maybe he just got the first check of a new deal that will pay him at least $2.8 million this year alone.

June 04, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Nadal, Federer meet once more

PARIS - There was a time when a Grand Slam final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal was a regular occurrence.

June 04, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


All-Georgia final set on golf course

STILLWATER, Okla. - Carter Newman birdied the first playoff hole Saturday to beat Oklahoma State's Sean Einhaus and lift defending champion Augusta State into an all-Georgia final round at the NCAA men's golf tournament.

June 04, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Li Na takes home women's title

PARIS - As China's Li Na tossed the ball while serving at match point in the French Open final, a cry from a fan in the stands pierced the silence at Court Philippe Chatrier.

June 04, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Heat trying to shake off collapse

DALLAS - After two days of intense film study and painstaking analysis of the final 14 possessions in their end-of-game collapse in Game 2 of the NBA finals, the Miami Heat finally came up with the reason why.

June 04, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jackets, Bulldogs survive the day

ATLANTA - Brandon Thomas and Daniel Palka homered in a five-run second inning, Jed Bradley pitched into the eighth and Georgia Tech beat Southern Mississippi 6-2 Saturday in the Atlanta Regional.

June 04, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Shaq announces his retirement

TIM REYNOLDS

June 03, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer ends Djokovic's winning streak

PARIS - Dusk was descending, wind was swirling and full-throated chants of "Ro-ger! Ro-ger!" from 15,000 or so fans finally were hushing as Roger Federer stepped to the baseline to serve - one point from returning to the French Open final and one point from ending Novak Djokovic's 43-match winning streak.

June 03, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hinske hits deciding homer in ninth inning

By BEN WALKER

June 03, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Anthem an issue once again

Colin Kaepernick is looking for work, after a season more memorable for what he did before the games than anything he did while in them.

March 08, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Eagle ladies tip off postseason

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March 06, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles swept by Panthers in regular season finale

For all the success that the Georgia Southern men's basketball team has had this season, missed free throws and rebounding deficits have been black ...

March 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Washington receiver John Ross breaks NFL combine's 40 record

INDIANAPOLIS - Washington receiver John Ross III has run the 40-yard dash in a record-setting 4.22 seconds at the NFL scouting combine.

March 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com The Statesboro baseball team befell a peculiar situ

MEXICO CITY - Justin Thomas hit a 6-iron that one-hopped into the bottom of the cup. Dustin Johnson hit a wedge that never came down from ...

March 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


No mercy in Brooklet

Fans who showed up to Southeast Bulloch Friday night didn't quite get the 2-1 thriller they saw against Screven County on Wednesday.

March 03, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Cavs make NBA regular-season record 25 3s, top Hawks 135-130

ATLANTA - Kyrie Irving scored 43 points, LeBron James had 38 and the Cleveland Cavaliers set the NBA regular-season record with 25 3-pointers as they turned ...

March 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


No surgery for Price; Strasburg sticks with stretch

After David Price consulted two renowned orthopedic doctors, the Boston Red Sox said Friday the star pitcher will not need surgery or an injection in ...

March 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Optimism abound for Ga. Southern postseason basketball

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 ...

March 02, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Curry: Warriors maintain focus while Durant recovers

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 ...

March 02, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


World Baseball Classic growing slowly, but far from mature

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 ...

March 02, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Southeast Bulloch tops Screven County 2-1

Through a small sample size this season, it's become clear SEB baseball is here for the thrills.

March 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagle offense breaks out for convincing win

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 ...

March 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Golf unveils a modern set of rules to make it easier to play

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 ...

March 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Warriors: Durant out indefinitely with left knee injury

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 ...

March 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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