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Sharapova serve sours

WIMBLEDON, England - Maria Sharapova's serve let her down again, and this time there wasn't much she could do about it.

July 02, 2011 | By CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal, Djokovic meet in Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - From 1983 to 2003, the world's top two players never met each other in the Wimbledon men's final.

July 02, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Ragan redeems himself at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - David Ragan has earned the first Sprint Cup victory of his career, redeeming himself after blowing his chance in the season-opening Daytona 500.

July 02, 2011 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Another US shutout

SINSHEIM, Germany - Anyone can sign autographs or pose for photos. The U.S. women found a better way to say "thank you" to the American military members who turned their World Cup match into a home game.

July 02, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Watney, Fowler knotted at the top

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Before he even teed off, Rickie Fowler knew this was going to be a different day at the AT&T National. The course record already had been matched, with several other low rounds in progress at suddenly soft Aronimink Golf Club.

July 02, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No free agency; maybe no NBA games

NEW YORK - The NBA lockout claimed a quick casualty in Day 1, when the free agency period did not open as usual on July 1.

July 01, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


NFL players, owners break talks for week

MINNEAPOLIS - The NFL commissioner and the boss of the league's locked-out players stood together this week and addressed the league's rookies, a picture of cooperation that raised hopes pro football would soon be back in business.

July 01, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Choi ties course record, takes the lead

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - If seeing the putts drop for birdie were not enough, K.J. Choi noticed his gallery growing and getting more excited for him Friday at Aronimink in the AT&T National.

July 01, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Sharapova counts on experience in final

WIMBLEDON, England - Seven years after winning Wimbledon as a 17-year-old, Maria Sharapova is back in the final, this time as a three-time Grand Slam winner and heavy favorite.

July 01, 2011 | By CAROLINE CHEESE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Djokovic, Nadal reach final

WIMBLEDON, England - Having ensured his first trip to a Wimbledon final and first turn at No. 1 in the rankings with a thrill-a-minute victory, Novak Djokovic dropped to his back at the baseline, limbs spread wide, chest heaving.

July 01, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


NBA joins the party

NEW YORK - The NBA is locking out its players until a new collective bargaining agreement can be reached, the second pro sports league shut down by labor strife.

June 30, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


NFLPA, owners keep on talking

MINNEAPOLIS - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith met again Thursday, expanding talks on a pro football labor deal for the first time this week to include owners and players.

June 30, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Maria makes 1st Wimbledon final since '04

WIMBLEDON, England - So what if Maria Sharapova managed to win only two of the first 13 points of her Wimbledon semifinal Thursday, dropping the first three games?

June 30, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Pat Perez feeling it at AT&T

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Pat Perez didn't make it to the U.S. Open this year. He felt as though he played in one Thursday at Aronimink in the AT&T National.

June 30, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Sarratt racks up national honors

A former Statesboro High School star is bringing some hardware back to town during his summer break as Georgia Perimeter College's Scott Sarratt had a season for the ages behind home plate.

June 29, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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Johnson injured, rain washes out Par 3

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Masters should be the easiest to predict of golf's four major championships.

April 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ranking and predicting the Masters

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April 05, 2017 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


5 things to know

Pimento cheese perfection. A color wheel of spring. Loads of golf fans ascending to the grab the check mark on their bucket list.

April 04, 2017 | By VINCE JOHNSON | Sports


Georgia Southern powers past Savannah State

On a perfect night for baseball, both Georgia Southern and Savannah State made sure to bring their bats to the ballpark.

April 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Cowboys QB Tony Romo retiring, replacing Phil Simms at CBS

DALLAS - Tony Romo couldn't bring himself to use the word "retired" and didn't have an answer for whether he would have decided to ...

April 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Westbrook ties Robertson's season triple-double record of 41

OKLAHOMA CITY - Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has matched Oscar Robertson's single-season record for triple-doubles, collecting his 41st during Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee ...

April 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rahm riding high as he takes on Augusta for first time

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Rap music might be the last thing you'd associate with Augusta National. Jon Rahm is proving there's a first time for ...

April 03, 2017 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Warhawks eek out onerun win over Ga. Southern

The Georgia Southern baseball team looked to wrap up a series win over UL Monroe Saturday night at J.I. Clements Stadium, but an early ...

April 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


New offense is Cooking

Kickoff for Georgia Southern's 2017 football season is still five months down the road, but Saturday's annual Blue-White game at Paulson Stadium did ...

April 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


WWE flexes sports entertainment muscle at WrestleMania

The World Series never would have a 52-year-old pitch in Game 7.

April 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


It's all SEC for women's title after Mississippi St stunner

DALLAS - Now that UConn is surprisingly out of the way, it's time for an SEC party with a pair of teams that have never ...

April 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles eye next level at pro day

On an overcast and rainy day, a lot of work was put in to strive towards a bright future.

March 31, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


On Football: A look at what got done at NFL meetings

PHOENIX - NFL owners got plenty done in their meetings, including approving the Raiders' relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas, and addressing a variety of rules ...

March 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Odd-looking Ronaldo bust steals the show at airport ceremony

FUNCHAL, Portugal - Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention in Wednesday's ceremony honoring the ...

March 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Beware the dangers of outddor activities

This public service message is brought to you today in part by your friendly local columnist and comes as a result of long and painful ...

March 28, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


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