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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


Tech on the spot

ATLANTA - Matt Skole knows all about Georgia Tech's recent struggles in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

June 02, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


UGA hits the road

Arkansas-Little Rock has some recent experience as the underdog.

June 02, 2011 | By ANNE PETERSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Third straight day of meetings held

The NFL and its players completed three straight days of not-so-secret "confidential settlement discussions" on Thursday and now head to an appeals court in St. Louis.

June 02, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Sharapova ousted

PARIS - As Maria Sharapova prepared to serve while only a point from defeat in the French Open semifinals, Li Na was thinking what any opponent would at that precise moment.

June 02, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC discusses recruiting changes

DESTIN, Fla. - The hottest topic at the Southeastern Conference's annual meetings has nothing to do with national championships or NCAA violations.

June 01, 2011 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Heat D, Dirk's hand cause concern

MIAMI - Brian Cardinal took one look at Dirk Nowitzki's injured finger, turned to the Dallas Mavericks' trainer and recommended his treatment plan.

June 01, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Maria back in semis

PARIS - Everything came so quickly for Maria Sharapova at the start of her tennis career. Wimbledon champion at age 17. Ranked No. 1 at 18. Second major title at 19, third at 20.

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


Thrashers moving to Canada

ATLANTA - First, the Flames. Now, the Thrashers.

May 31, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tressel should serve as warning to others

In a profession that provides little in the way of job security, Jim Tressel was about as comfortable as a college football coach could get.

May 31, 2011 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


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When GS football is down, the community goes too

College football has television outnumbered, which can be annoying to us fans who have to hunt for our favorite games.

September 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Where has my winning culture gone?

Way back when I was playing for youth baseball, soccer and football teams, I never had much luck.

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Southern gets smothered

Given a bye week and -- after dodging Hurricane Irma - about 10 days to prepare for Indiana, the Georgia Southern Eagles fell flat, to say the ...

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

SOMERSET, N.J. - President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day ...

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?

CHICAGO - Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily ...

September 22, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Sports


Struggling Eagles face Indiana

Indiana University historically has been one of the worst football programs in the Big Ten.

September 22, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Thomas tied at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship.

September 22, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Statement win

Following their 8-0 loss to Ware County Tuesday, Statesboro's softball team needed a bounceback win to keep their hopes of claiming the No.1 ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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