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Schwartzel wins the Masters after a wild day

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Charl Schwartzel gave this Masters a finish it deserved.

April 10, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McIlroy masterful in Augusta

AUGUSTA - On a sweltering day at Augusta National, the kid stayed cool. And now, Rory McIlroy has a comfortable lead heading into the final round of a major.

April 09, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


It's Rory's to lose

The trees are ready to roar and the ground is ready to shake, but for that to happen Sunday, Rory McIlroy will have to cooperate. If the kid from Northern Ireland plays the way he has for the first three rounds, Sunday will simply be a coronation.

April 09, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


'Freddie' is a fan-favorite in Augusta

I must admit. I'm sore. After walking up, down, and around the hills of Augusta National for the past five days, my entire body aches. My legs, my back, and the soles of my feet feel like needles have infiltrated my bones.

April 08, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Tiger roars in Round 2

AUGUSTA - The fist kept pumping. The cheers kept growing. The ball kept dropping.

April 08, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Bonds jury begins deliberations

SAN FRANCISCO - The jurors who will decide Barry Bonds' fate filed back into the courtroom with their first question Friday, and it was one that had to make prosecutors happy.

April 08, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Indiana out-paces Hawks

INDIANAPOLIS - Danny Granger scored 28 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-102 on Friday night.

April 08, 2011 | By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer | Sports


McIlroy, Quiros lead the pack

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Rory McIlroy teed off in the morning and put up a score for everyone to chase at the Masters. Then, after grabbing some lunch, he plopped down in front of the television to see if anyone could catch him.

April 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods is the show in Augusta

I walked Augusta National on the Tiger trail Thursday, as did Steve Spurrier, Eric Dickerson, Tiger's mom, Kutilda, and droves of other patrons waiting to see the show.

April 07, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Before deliberating, Bonds' jurors get an earful

SAN FRANCISCO - The eight women and four men sat in the jury box for more than 4½ hours, listening to angry arguments from federal prosecutors and Barry Bonds' attorneys at the end of a 12-day trial that exposed the dark world of baseball's Steroids Era.

April 07, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods just not the same

AUGUSTA - There was a time when Tiger Woods would have responded to the perceived slight in the way he knew best - with his clubs. A 65 on Sunday, perhaps, good enough to slip on another green jacket while Ian Poulter waited at the airport for a flight home.

April 06, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


The best of the best at Augusta

Picking 'the best of' Augusta National is like picking 'the prettiest' at the Miss Universe pageant, or 'the dumbest' on any VH1 reality show. Nonetheless, on the eve of the 75th version of The Masters tournament, I'm going to split hairs and give you my opinions and predictions on the next four days.

April 06, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Bonds rests case with no defense witnesses

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds' confident defense team rested its case Wednesday without calling a single witness, just minutes after a federal judge accepted the government's request to dismiss one of the five counts against the home run king.

April 06, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger, Mickelson never more different

Monday night's thunderstorms uprooted one of Magnolia Lane's 61 historic trees at the Augusta National Golf Club, but that wasn't the only effect the weather had on the second day of Masters' Week.

April 05, 2011 | By VINCE JOHNSON Herald Videographer | Sports


Augusta never kind to No. 1 Kaymer

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Martin Kaymer got a little jolt of adrenaline when he turned onto Magnolia Lane for the first time this year.

April 05, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


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Wozniacki, Halep both hoping 3rd time is lucky in final

MELBOURNE, Australia - For both Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep, the Australian Open women's final on Saturday is a chance to put the demons of ...

January 27, 2018 | By JUSTIN BERGMAN Associated Press | Sports


Walker scores 29, Hornets win over Hawks 121-110

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made two key 3-pointers down the stretch that helped the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks ...

January 27, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Michigan State athletic director resigns

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University's athletic director retired Friday, two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual ...

January 26, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT and LARRY LAGE | Sports


Georgia Southern Baseball hosts annual "Evening with the All-Stars"

For years, Georgia Southern Baseball's annual 'Evening with the All-Stars' has been held in January as a sort of two-minute warning for a rapidly ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Palmer leads in Farmers Insurance Open

SAN DIEGO - Ryan Palmer is the 36-hole leader in the Farmers Insurance Open. Jon Rahm is right behind, poised to reach No. 1 in the ...

January 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Federer cruises into men's final

MELBOURNE - It took just over an hour for Roger Federer to fix one anomalous statistic in his extraordinary career.

January 26, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Premier offers new kind of baseball experience

For kids who hope to play a professional sport someday, it's common to say that the sport of their choosing is a lifestyle. Thanks ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tormenta FC on track to be something special

About two and-a-half years ago, I was sweating out another brutal Statesboro summer day. With Georgia Southern and local high schools out of action and ...

January 24, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern remember's Fran Florian's record night

He came out of the game with 1:12 to go because legendary head coach J.B. Scearce thought he already had scored 60 points.

January 23, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Darnold, Rosen, Jackson among 119 underclassmen in NFL draft

Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen are among the record 106 underclassmen given special entry to the NFL draft, making it four of ...

January 20, 2018 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Andrew Landry tops crowded CareerBuilder leaderboard

LA QUINTA, Calif. - CareerBuilder Challenge leader Andrew Landry was quick to point out the windy forecast.

January 20, 2018 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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