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Real Madrid wins Champions League

LISBON, Portugal - Real Madrid's record 10th European title will be written down as a seemingly convincing 4-1 victory over Atletico Madrid.

May 24, 2014 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Serena looking to defend her title

PARIS - Serena Williams was wrapping up her pre-French Open news conference when someone seated in the front row wanted to know whether she would take one question in the local language.

May 24, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


George expected to play in Game 3

MIAMI - Indiana's Paul George will play in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, which comes as no surprise to the Miami Heat.

May 23, 2014 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Donovan's absence explained

STANFORD, California - Jurgen Klinsmann tried to dance around the questions: Why take unproven youngsters to the World Cup and leave Landon Donovan home?

May 23, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Garnett assumes lead at Colonial

FORT WORTH - PGA Tour rookie Brice Garnett grew up in a small Missouri town where his home course is a nine-hole layout.

May 23, 2014 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sterling agrees to give up Clippers

LOS ANGELES - Donald Sterling has agreed to surrender his stake in the Los Angeles Clippers to his estranged wife, and she is moving ahead with selling the team, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.

May 23, 2014 | By TAMI ABOLLAH Associated Press | Sports


Dustin Johnson shoots 65 to take Colonial lead

FORT WORTH, Texas - Dustin Johnson had played Colonial only once before, six years ago when he didn't even make it to the final round.

May 22, 2014 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal not up to usual standards

PARIS - For once, not everything seems so obvious heading into the French Open.

May 22, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Donovan left off of USA World Cup roster

STANFORD, California - Leading scorer Landon Donovan was among seven players cut as the United States announced its 23-man World Cup squad on Thursday.

May 22, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Senators to NFL: Change Redskins' racist nickname

WASHINGTON - Half the U.S. Senate urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to change the Washington Redskins' name, saying it is a racist slur and the time is ripe to replace it.

May 22, 2014 | By ALVIN FRAM Associated Press | Sports


Scott plays for first time as world No. 1 at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - Adam Scott downplayed the world ranking and the idea of being the No. 1 player the past few months.

May 21, 2014 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Autonomy the hot topic at SEC spring meetings

HOOVER, Ala. - Autonomy will be the hot topic when Southeastern Conference officials, coaches and athletic directors gather for spring meetings.

May 21, 2014 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


California Chrome arrives in NY for Triple try

NEW YORK - California Chrome arrived in New York on Tuesday to begin preparations for his bid to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.

May 20, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl

ATLANTA - Build it and the Super Bowl will come.

May 20, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Quitting sports ain't ever easy

Unfortunately, I received another punch to the gut this past week - another gentle reminder that the old gray mare, she ain't what she used to be.

May 20, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


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Phelps a bit miffed that he's not going faster

ATHENS, Ga. - Michael Phelps has never been the patient type.

July 10, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: Around the Horn wins state title

Youth travel baseball team Around the Horn 13AAA, won the USSSA Southeast State Championship held at Mill Creek Regional Park last week.

July 09, 2014 | From staff reports | Sports


Argentina reaches final with PKs

SAO PAULO - Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished in a 0-0 stalemate.

July 09, 2014 | By MIKE CORDER Associated Press | Sports


'Scholarships for life'

WASHINGTON - NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one senator told him: "I can't tell whether you're in charge or whether you're a minion."

July 09, 2014 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Statesboro Blue Devils volleyball camp returns

In just three years, Statesboro High has turned a fledgling volleyball program - with next to no previous experience in the sport - into a two-time state playoff qualifier.

July 08, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


World Cup host Brazil humiliated by Germany

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.

July 08, 2014 | By CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wie, Lewis lead women's golf revival

SOUTHPORT, England - The friendly matches in South Florida can involve as many as eight players, with teams decided by drawing names from a hat.

July 08, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Frog gigging — a tasty tradition

Frog gigging is a dying art. Like grabbling or noodling (reaching under river banks for turtles and catfish) frog gigging is an outdoor activity that seems to be fading from view.

July 08, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Djokovic's pep talk swept aside 'fear', 'demons'

LONDON - Novak Djokovic knew all along that his game was good enough to win more Grand Slam titles. It was his mind that was the problem.

July 07, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Kittel wins stage as Tour prepares to leave UK

LONDON - At this point, the top Tour de France sprint star might be called Sir Marcel.

July 07, 2014 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press | Sports


LeBron, Cavs owner could mend fences, reunite

CLEVELAND - There was no eye contact, nothing to indicate any reconciliation. The breakup of LeBron James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was beyond bitter.

July 07, 2014 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Aaron Hernandez moved to new jail

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can transfer to a jail closer to Boston for easier access to his lawyers while he awaits trial on a murder charge, a judge ruled Monday.

July 07, 2014 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon final

LONDON - Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by outlasting the Swiss player in five sets Sunday.

July 06, 2014 | By DENNIS PASSA AP Sports Writer | Sports


Netherlands and Argentina move on to semis

BRASILIA, Brazil - This time for Argentina, it was less about Lionel Messi and more about the men behind him.

July 05, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tour de France off and pedaling

HARROGATE, England - Mark Cavendish went down in a late crash. Marcel Kittel's hands went up in victory. And British royals who turned out for the Tour de France debut in England witnessed new signs of a changing of the guard among two of the world's top sprinters.

July 05, 2014 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press | Sports


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