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Spencer leads at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - Spencer Levin is atop the leaderboard after the opening round for the third time this year, so that's nothing new. It was his score Thursday afternoon at Bay Hill that surprised him and everyone else.

March 24, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Turkey season is here

The much awaited 2011 turkey season opens Saturday, and the lovers of this sport are chomping at the bit. Many hunters have the good fortune of hunting on private land but others are not as lucky. Today we will focus on some nearby Wildlife Management Areas that historically have produced quality turkey hunting as well as take a look at the forecast for the 2011 season.

March 22, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


A potentially new path for youth to the PGA Tour

Someone's dream comes true every December.

March 22, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


Bulls bull-rush Atlanta Hawks

ATLANTA - Derrick Rose had 30 points and 10 assists, helping the Chicago Bulls move back in the Eastern Conference lead with a runaway 114-81 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

March 22, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take with Matt Yogus - The CAA proves it can be done

Now that's what I call Mid-Major.

March 21, 2011 | | Sports


NCAA's Cindarella, CAA?

Way back on Selection Sunday, nine conferences heard at least three members called as part of the NCAA tournament's field of 68.

March 19, 2011 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Rose takes charge

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Justin Rose is coming off a year in which he won two PGA Tour events on strong golf courses. He knows what to expect from his emotions in the final round and how to stay patient amid a crowded leaderboard.

March 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


James has 43, Heat beat Hawks, 106-85

ATLANTA - LeBron James scored 43 points, including 23 in a dominant third quarter, and the Miami Heat beat the Atlanta Hawks 106-85 on Friday night.

March 18, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Cinderella here to dance

DENVER - On the verge of seeing his unheralded, 13th-seeded Morehead State program turn into something much more impressive, the coach could have called a play for his NBA-bound center or his guard who couldn't miss.

March 17, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Budgeting a concern for players

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - "Show me the money" - the famous line from the movie "Jerry Maguire" - has taken on a whole new meaning in the NFL's labor impasse.

March 17, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tommy Palmer's Sports Comment - No matter what NFL says, it's not a strike

The former National Football League Players Association members and owners of the NFL teams have a small problem to solve over the next few weeks; they need to agree on how to share $9 billion in available revenue for playing a game. I realize that it's a tough assignment, but someone has to do it. Up to this point in the negotiations, which have broken off, the owners and players are not playing well together in the professional football sandbox.

March 16, 2011 | | Sports


Let the madness begin

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


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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


Spieth takes lead into final round

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth is one round away from the third leg of the career Grand Slam, and one year removed from a reminder that ...

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


Eagle Fan Fest set

The annual Meet the Eagles Fan Fest will be held on Friday, Aug. 4 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium. Gates will open at 5 p ...

July 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Hot, humid weather to play big part in PDL championship

South Georgia Tormenta FC and Statesboro are ready to host the Premier Development League's Eastern Conference playoffs. And while the semifinal matches don't ...

July 21, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

The man whom Hugh Freeze replaced as Mississippi's football coach was at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall.

July 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Dempsey at home 1 goal from record; US team in Gold Cup semi

ARLINGTON, Texas - Clint Dempsey is back in his home state of Texas, one goal away from a national scoring record for the United States team ...

July 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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