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Walker's bat helps send S. Carolina to CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. - Christian Walker homered and singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and South Carolina staved off elimination a fourth straight time Saturday night to beat rival Clemson 4-3 and advance to the College World Series finals.

June 26, 2010 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Out of miracles

RUSTENBURG, South Africa - The nail-biter comeback wasn't there this time. The U.S. soccer team relied on it once too often.

June 26, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Knee, deficit, umpire flap don't derail Nadal

WIMBLEDON, England - Things got quite complicated for Rafael Nadal on Saturday.

June 26, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Rose takes 3-stroke lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. - Justin Rose closed in on his second straight PGA Tour victory Saturday, shooting a 2-under 68 to take a three-stroke lead over Ben Curtis into the final round of the Travelers Championship.

June 26, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Wizards select Kentucky's Wall with No. 1 pick

NEW YORK — John Wall is ready to go to Washington and clean up the Wizards.

June 24, 2010 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Hawks pick Texas F Damion James at No. 24

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have selected Texas forward Damion James with the 24th overall pick in the NBA draft.

June 24, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


70-68 in 5th! Isner beats Mahut at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - When The Match That Would Not End finally did, at 70-68 in the fifth set, after a record 11 hours, 5 minutes spread over three days, the customary handshake between opponents simply would not suffice.

June 24, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal puts tennis ahead of royalty

WIMBLEDON, England - The King of Clay passed up a chance to meet the Queen of England.

June 24, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rose birdies 5 of last 6 holes at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. - Justin Rose birdied five of his final six holes for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead Thursday in the Travelers Championship.

June 24, 2010 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Japan tops Denmark

RUSTENBERG, South Africa - Take a bow, Japan. Better yet, take two. You've advanced at the World Cup.

June 24, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


10­‑hour match not over yet

WIMBLEDON, England - On and on and on, and on some more, they played - longer than anyone ever had before. And still there was no winner.

June 23, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Federer reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - Well-rehearsed in the role of gracious winner, Roger Federer patiently waited for his opponent to tuck his racket into a bag, and they walked off the court side by side and smiling at the crowd's long, loud roar.

June 23, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


USA heads to Round 2 of World Cup

PRETORIA, South Africa - Over and over, everything seemed to go against them.

June 23, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lawrence Taylor indicted on rape charges

NEW YORK - Pro football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was indicted Wednesday by a suburban New York grand jury on charges of third-degree rape and patronizing a prostitute.

June 23, 2010 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | Sports


Hawks enter draft with eye on free-agent Johnson

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks' NBA draft will be overshadowed by the possibility of losing Joe Johnson to free agency.

June 23, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM 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


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


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