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GSU's Swope named Offensive Player of the Week

Following the fourth best single-game rushing effort in Georgia Southern history, Dominique Swope was named the Sports Network's FCS Offensive Player of the Week, Monday.

December 05, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Sports


Falcons fall to Texans, 17-10

HOUSTON - No matter how many obstacles the Houston Texans face, they keep finding ways to overcome them.

December 05, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


UGA headed to Outback Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. - Conference championship game losers Georgia and Michigan State have landed in the Outback Bowl.

December 05, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


SEC Championship: 2 teams with nothing to lose?

ATLANTA - Given little chance to knock off the nation's top-ranked team, Georgia doesn't have a lot to lose in the Southeastern Conference championship game.

December 02, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


With lockout nearing end, basketball back in focus

NEW YORK - These are the kinds of negotiations NBA fans have been waiting for.

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


Weaver fires Del Rio, sells Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jaguars are headed in a completely new direction.

November 29, 2011 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lions' Suh appealing suspension

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Ndamukong Suh is going back to the NFL, this time hoping for some leniency.

November 29, 2011 | By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Syracuse chancellor: Boeheim is our coach

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor gave men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim a vote of confidence Tuesday amid an investigation of child molestation allegations against his former longtime assistant coach.

November 29, 2011 | By JOHN KEKIS and MICHAEL GORMLEY Associated Press Writers | Sports


Outdoor Life - Tips for hunting the elusive mallard duck

Duck hunters will mostly tell you that their gold standard is the mallard. This wily and elusive trophy is one of the most sought after prizes of waterfowl hunters all over the country. The male (drake) makes an impressive mount and is a worthy adversary especially as the season wears on and they have been hounded and shot at a few times. The mallard is typically 20-26 inches long with an average wingspan between 32-39 inches and a body weight between 1.5 and 3.5 pounds. The drake is easily identifiable by his bright green head and the female ...

November 29, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Urban Meyer picks up the reins, takes Ohio St. job

COLUMBUS, Ohio - If Ohio State did not come calling, Urban Meyer says he was planning to stay away from coaching for at least another year.

November 28, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Syracuse fires Bernie Fine

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim ran a closed practice Monday as sex abuse victims' advocates questioned whether he should still coach following the firing of longtime assistant Bernie Fine, who has been accused of molestation by three men.

November 28, 2011 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Alabama crushes Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. - Trent Richardson and No. 2 Alabama turned the Iron Bowl into a statement game. Now, they'll wait and see what happens in the national title and Heisman Trophy races.

November 26, 2011 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


VT headed to ACC title game

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Logan Thomas threw for two touchdowns and ran for one and David Wilson scored on two long runs in the second half as No. 6 Virginia Tech shut out No. 24 Virginia 38-0 on Saturday.

November 26, 2011 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Players, owners reach tentative deal

NEW YORK - After nearly two years of bickering, NBA players and owners are back on the same side.

November 26, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


LSU powers past Arkansas

BATON ROUGE, La. - Tyrann Mathieu channeled his best Billy Cannon and No. 1 LSU was on its way to another run-away victory in the biggest game at Tiger Stadium in half a century.

November 25, 2011 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


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5 ready to enter MLB Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Tim Raines played in the major leagues for more than two decades, and yet one at-bat still sticks in his mind.

July 28, 2017 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves ship struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to minors

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

NEW YORK - A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the ...

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Strengths and weaknesses for all Sun Belt teams

This is the second installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

July 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Striking out Alzheimer's

At promptly 6:30 AM Wednesday morning, Chandler Dennard was out at the Georgia Southern softball complex nervously pacing around the grounds.

July 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Martinez hits 2, Marte homers in Diamondbacks' 10-3 rout

PHOENIX - Ketel Marte is still trying to find his hitting stroke since being called up from the minors in late June. He isn't a ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Divers search lake for NFL star's $100,000-plus earring

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - An NFL star's diamond earring valued at more than $100,000 is now presumed lost on the murky bottom of a Georgia ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Young Eagles look to GATA

Georgia Southern will field a young football team this season, but youth often brings about excitement and Tuesday morning looked like Christmas in July.

July 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Standout Screven County WR Tyquan Johnson commits to South Carolina

The hype on Screven County wide receiver Tyquan Johnson came to an unexpected conclusion Saturday evening when South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp tweeted #SpursUp!

July 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead US

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bruce Arena bites his fingernails religiously, a habit he has had since age 10.

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes ...

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Benson: 'Future is now'

The Sun Belt Conference started sponsoring football in 2001. Since then the league has taken plenty of lumps in the hyper-competitive world of college football ...

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Summers, Eagles trying to turn it around in 2017

When it comes to Sun Belt media day, those interested in Georgia Southern never have to dig too far to find a big story.

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Spieth back on top

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in among the rest of ...

July 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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