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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


Age truly knows no limits

Billy Payne wore a smile as wide as the Augusta National fairways as he watched eight kids file out of the room with their trophies from the inaugural Drive, Chip and Putt Championship on the Sunday before the Masters.

May 20, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


Woods: Surgery erased doubts; no date for return

BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods still doesn't know when he'll return. For a while, he didn't know whether he would return at all.

May 19, 2014 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome cleared to wear nasal strip

NEW YORK - California Chrome beat out an idiosyncratic racing rule - by a nose.

May 19, 2014 | By RICK FREEMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Manziel hits the practice field for Browns

BEREA, Ohio - Johnny stretched. Johnny ran. Johnny passed. Johnny talked.

May 17, 2014 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Phelps at it again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it's becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback.

May 17, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


California Chrome wins Preakness

BALTIMORE - California Chrome has won the Preakness to keep alive his bid to capture horse racing's Triple Crown.

May 17, 2014 | Associated Press | Sports


Todd leads by two at Nelson, Casey has record back nine

IRVING, Texas - Paul Casey was scuffling midway through his second round at the Byron Nelson Championship, hoping he could do enough just to make the cut.

May 16, 2014 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Elbow epidemic: MLB pitchers continue to battle injury

All of baseball is focused on a most precious 2 1/8 inches - the average length of the ulnar collateral ligament.

May 16, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Chrome looks golden heading into showdown at Preakness

BALTIMORE - California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths.

May 16, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Brazil police clash with anti-World Cup protesters

SAO PAULO - Protesters and police clashed in Sao Paulo Thursday, as demonstrations against the World Cup and rallies calling for improved public services erupted in several Brazilian cities.

May 15, 2014 | By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press | Sports


Chrome battling cough

BALTIMORE - If Art Sherman has one worry about California Chrome, it's the colt's health.

May 15, 2014 | By MIKE FARRELL Associated Press | Sports


Panel formed to choose next commissioner

NEW YORK - St. Louis Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. will lead the committee to find a successor to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig.

May 15, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth at home at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas - Jordan Spieth was a 16-year-old amateur when he tied for 16th at the Byron Nelson Championship in 2010.

May 14, 2014 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Catch bass, cut costs

When it comes to catching largemouth bass we are all guilty of looking for the latest, greatest thing to come along that will assure a daily limit.

May 13, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


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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


Hurley retains lead at Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Billy Hurley III doesn't plan to lose much rest sitting on a third-round lead for the first time on the PGA Tour.

July 05, 2014 | By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kvitova overpowers Bouchard to win 2nd Wimbledon

LONDON - Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time in the most lop-sided final in more than two decades.

July 05, 2014 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Navy vet takes lead at Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Billy Hurley III has been waiting for a breakthrough moment on the PGA Tour. On Independence Day, the former U.S. Navy officer might have set himself up for one this weekend in the Greenbrier Classic.

July 04, 2014 | By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer back in finals

LONDON - Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for the Wimbledon title after the old guard held off the new in the semifinals Friday at the All England Club.

July 04, 2014 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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