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The Eagles Nest: GSU takes shot at program's biggest win ever

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October 08, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Johnson feels FSU is ready to rally for struggling Bowden

ATLANTA - Paul Johnson says the hubbub over Bobby Bowden's future at Florida State will have the Seminoles fired up for Saturday night's game against his Georgia Tech team.

October 07, 2009 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks' Joe Johnson headed for free agency

ATLANTA - There's a new reason for the Atlanta Hawks to enter the 2009-10 season with a renewed sense of urgency.

October 07, 2009 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Prep Sports Blitz: Portal hosts Claxton; SHS, BA Friday Night Previews

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October 07, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SEC admits mistake in penalty call against UGA

ATLANTA - No foul.The Southeastern Conference said Monday that Georgia receiver A.J. Green should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct after his late touchdown against No. 4 LSU, a flag that cost the Bulldogs crucial yards on the ensuing kickoff.Georgia had to kick off from its own 15, and Trindon Holliday returned it 40 yards into Bulldogs territory. Two plays later, Charles Scott broke off a 33-yard run that gave the Tigers a 20-13 victory.Rogers Redding, the SEC's coordinator of officials, said a video review of the play from a different angle than the official ...

October 06, 2009 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Versatile Nesbitt becoming a bigger threat to defenses

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Josh Nesbitt is making it tough on defensive coordinators.The Georgia Tech quarterback did a little bit of everything the last two weeks, baffling defenses in wins over Mississippi State and North Carolina.Against the Tar Heels last week he rushed 32 times and scored two touchdowns. Against the Bulldogs on Saturday he passed for a career-high 266 yards and a score in a 42-31 win."Without a doubt, yes," Nesbitt said when asked if the game was the best passing performance of his career. "I think I took care of the ball very well, placed it where ...

October 06, 2009 | By Chris Talbott AP Writer | Sports


Weekly Whatup, 10/6

I'm not a big "moral victory" kind of guy.

October 05, 2009 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Falcons' Norwood says concussions 'a serious deal'

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Jerious Norwood is running out of locker space.

October 05, 2009 | By CHARLES OGUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Awful finish, high hopes for next Braves season

ATLANTA - The Braves packed up their lockers, exchanged phone numbers and started looking ahead to next season with a lot more hope than they had a year ago.

October 05, 2009 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves stumbling to the finish

October 03, 2009 | The Associated Press | Sports


Falcons take a look at running game during bye week

ATLANTA - Ovie Mughelli delivered a cut block, just as he's supposed to do. Michael Turner spotted the opening and headed toward the end zone.

October 02, 2009 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Peterson still a factor now that he's in Atlanta

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Not long after they first met, Mike Peterson pulled Jonathan Babineaux aside.

October 01, 2009 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


The Eagles Nest: Offensive struggles debated as GSU preps for Wofford

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October 01, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Tech is loaded with options on offense

ATLANTA - Jonathan Dwyer is Georgia Tech's biggest star, but he says he's not the only option in the Yellow Jackets' spread option attack.Dwyer, the 2008 Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year, had a season-high 158 yards rushing in Georgia Tech's 24-7 romp over North Carolina on Saturday. He needed only 19 carries to post his 11th career 100-yard game.Dwyer outgained North Carolina, which managed only 154 total yards.He then issued a warning to Georgia Tech's opponents: "You can't key on just one person anymore."Georgia Tech's balanced production in coach ...

September 30, 2009 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bulldogs getting by despite turnovers

ATHENS - Georgia is defying conventional football wisdom, which goes like this: The team that turns the ball over the most usually loses the game.The No. 18 Bulldogs have a total of 12 fumbles and interceptions through their first four games, but they've managed to win three times heading into Saturday's crucial Southeastern Conference game against No. 4 LSU.Only five teams in the NCAA's top division have a worst turnover ratio than Georgia, which has recovered one fumble and made two interceptions for a whopping minus-9.The cumulative record of those other five teams - a dismal ...

September 30, 2009 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Johnson injured, rain washes out Par 3

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The Masters should be the easiest to predict of golf's four major championships.

April 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ranking and predicting the Masters

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April 05, 2017 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


5 things to know

Pimento cheese perfection. A color wheel of spring. Loads of golf fans ascending to the grab the check mark on their bucket list.

April 04, 2017 | By VINCE JOHNSON | Sports


Georgia Southern powers past Savannah State

On a perfect night for baseball, both Georgia Southern and Savannah State made sure to bring their bats to the ballpark.

April 04, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Cowboys QB Tony Romo retiring, replacing Phil Simms at CBS

DALLAS - Tony Romo couldn't bring himself to use the word "retired" and didn't have an answer for whether he would have decided to ...

April 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Westbrook ties Robertson's season triple-double record of 41

OKLAHOMA CITY - Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has matched Oscar Robertson's single-season record for triple-doubles, collecting his 41st during Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee ...

April 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rahm riding high as he takes on Augusta for first time

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Rap music might be the last thing you'd associate with Augusta National. Jon Rahm is proving there's a first time for ...

April 03, 2017 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Warhawks eek out onerun win over Ga. Southern

The Georgia Southern baseball team looked to wrap up a series win over UL Monroe Saturday night at J.I. Clements Stadium, but an early ...

April 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


New offense is Cooking

Kickoff for Georgia Southern's 2017 football season is still five months down the road, but Saturday's annual Blue-White game at Paulson Stadium did ...

April 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


WWE flexes sports entertainment muscle at WrestleMania

The World Series never would have a 52-year-old pitch in Game 7.

April 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


It's all SEC for women's title after Mississippi St stunner

DALLAS - Now that UConn is surprisingly out of the way, it's time for an SEC party with a pair of teams that have never ...

April 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles eye next level at pro day

On an overcast and rainy day, a lot of work was put in to strive towards a bright future.

March 31, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


On Football: A look at what got done at NFL meetings

PHOENIX - NFL owners got plenty done in their meetings, including approving the Raiders' relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas, and addressing a variety of rules ...

March 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Odd-looking Ronaldo bust steals the show at airport ceremony

FUNCHAL, Portugal - Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention in Wednesday's ceremony honoring the ...

March 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Beware the dangers of outddor activities

This public service message is brought to you today in part by your friendly local columnist and comes as a result of long and painful ...

March 28, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


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