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DAYTON, Ohio - Matt Dickey led a late run that brought overtime, and J.P. Primm hit five free throws and had a decisive steal in the closing seconds Tuesday night, sending North Carolina-Asheville to an 81-77 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock in a dramatic opening game for the NCAA tournament.

March 15, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: White bass in Oconee

I know it's a pretty good ride (a little over two hours to Madison or Greensboro) but one fishing trip you might want to consider this season is the white bass spawning run on the Oconee and Apalachee Rivers over the next month. Both species can be caught in significant numbers with the right approach and the scenery in both places is pretty rewarding as well. There are some things you need to know if you have never gone after these two game fish during this time of year but once you have had some success you will always ...

March 15, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Welcome to the football lockout

WASHINGTON - Welcome to The NFL Lockout.

March 12, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


UK, UF to face off in SEC title game

ATLANTA - Florida trotted off to the locker room trailing again.

March 12, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson emerges with lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - Dustin Johnson didn't start the season the way he wanted, not with only one decent chance at winning.

March 12, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Mahan loses cushion but keeps lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - The only thing Hunter Mahan liked about the end of his round was his name atop the leaderboard at Doral.

March 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bulldogs win opener

ATLANTA - Mark Fox hopes his Georgia team is ready to play its best at the most important time of the season.

March 10, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Owners join talks as deadline nears

WASHINGTON - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was among a half-dozen team representatives who joined NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at labor negotiations Thursday.

March 10, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Duke still the favorite

GREENSBORO, N.C. - While fifth-ranked Duke isn't the top seed in this week's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, the Blue Devils have history of winning regardless of where they're seeded.

March 09, 2011 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Column:No trouble spotting hypocrisy in NCAA

For all the justifiable criticism of those who run big-time college athletics, you've got to give 'em this: They don't make much of an effort to hide the hypocrisy.

March 09, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Columnist | Sports


NFL union seeks records

WASHINGTON - Players' union leader DeMaurice Smith indicated Wednesday that NFL owners have lowered from $1 billion to $800 million the amount of additional revenues they want to take off the top of their $9 billion business.

March 09, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Tressel out two games for OSU

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State suspended football coach Jim Tressel for two games and fined him $250,000 on Tuesday for violating NCAA rules by failing to notify the school about information he received involving two players and questionable activities involving the sale of memorabilia.

March 08, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP College Football Writer | Sports


NFL offers more financial info; union deliberating

WASHINGTON - The NFL Players Association retained an international investment bank to help it decide whether the league's offer to reveal more financial information during negotiations will be enough to satisfy the union's call for full disclosure.

March 08, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Tommy Palmer's Sports Comment - It's never too early to talk about football

March Madness is underway in most areas around the country, but here in Statesboro and the surrounding area it's time for spring sports and that means one thing - Football is just around the corner!

March 08, 2011 | | Sports


Remind me, why are they fighting?

I f NFL owners aren't careful, they might just force us to sympathize with guys who make more in a year than most will take home in a lifetime. Chad Ochocinco could come off looking like some sort of modern-day Cesar Chavez.

March 07, 2011 | Paul Newberry AP Columnist | Sports


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Americans rally past Colombia in 10 innings in WBC, 3-2

MIAMI - Retired manager Jim Leyland was back at his familiar perch on the dugout steps Friday night, looking tense as he watched his U.S ...

March 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ex-players say NFL teams' use of painkillers broke drug laws

Documents unsealed in a lawsuit by 1,800 former NFL players provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how team and league medical personnel plied players with ...

March 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Money is behind Las Vegas becoming NASCAR's busiest market

LAS VEGAS - The signature event remains in Florida and most race teams call North Carolina home, but the nation's gambling mecca is about to ...

March 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Osweiler deal a stunner; Cutler's release no surprise

Everyone expected a free agency flurry when the NFL's year began on Thursday. Predicting what happened with Brock Osweiler was beyond anyone's projections.

March 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles rally for 'hump day' win over Camels

For sevend innings, it appeared that Campbell would exact its revenge from the 8-2 loss it suffered Tuesday night, but Georgia Southern senior Ryan Cleveland ...

March 08, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Buyer beware in NFL free agency

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March 08, 2017 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


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


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