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Tormenta FC picks up more awards

South Georgia Tormenta FC walked away from the 2016 Premier Development League awards last season with the title of 'Best New Franchise'. A second year of competition has only served to brighten Tormenta's shining star as the organization picked up multiple additional honors earlier this month at the 2017 awards, held in Tampa, Fla.

December 28, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Altuve named AP Male Athlete of the Year

HOUSTON - Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title with a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in November and picked up the franchise's first MVP trophy in more than two decades a couple of weeks later.

December 27, 2017 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Devontavius Payne scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds, and ETSU shot 54 percent in the second half to take down Georgia Southern 79-59 in men's basketball action Friday night in Freedom Hall.

December 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Roadrunners slip past Eagles in final minute

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Rickey Holden scored a game-high 16 points and hit the game-winning free throws with 10.9 seconds left to lift CSU Bakersfield to a 55-53 men's basketball victory over Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon in the Icardo Center.

December 17, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Sun Belt off to good start in bowls

NEW ORLEANS - When Troy quarterback Brandon Silvers glanced around the Superdome, his eyes would stop on the name of Archie Manning, who has become one of his mentors, or on spots in the stands where he's sat during games he attended as a fan.

December 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Goodell, Jerry Jones moving on with new contract in place

IRVING, Texas - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell twice turned to Jerry Jones when asked about his relationship with the powerful Dallas Cowboys owner who tried to scuttle his contract extension.

December 13, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Bob DeBesse named new offensive coordinator

December 13, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Eagles all over George Mason

FAIRFAX, Va. - Quan Jackson scored a career-high 16 points, including 12 in the second half, and Georgia Southern held George Mason to 29 percent shooting to post a 74-51 men's basketball victory over the Patriots Tuesday night in EagleBank Arena.

December 12, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit

NEW YORK - Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as a wardrobe stylist at the network accused them of sexual misconduct in a lawsuit.

December 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles too much for Tigers

Following a week off as the fall semester wrapped up with finals, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team had to shake off some rust, but was able to remain perfect at home.

December 10, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Adrian Peterson Q & A

Georgia Southern's Adrian Peterson was one of 10 former collegiate players inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame Tuesday night in New York.

December 08, 2017 | Josh Aubrey jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Sports


3 Eagles make second team of All-Sun Belt squad

December 05, 2017 | sunbeltsports.org | Sports


Russian flag won't fly at Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics - just not with their anthem playing or their nation's flag rising above them.

December 05, 2017 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Georgia's quail hunting, population, on the decline

Georgia's bobwhite quail season has begun and that is the best news I can give you. The sport is one of the finest outdoor hunting activities you can get involved in and the thrill of your dog pointing a covey or single is an event that will send your heart into a flutter. The exploding sound of a big covey of birds will shake the nerves of even a veteran hunter. Growing up in the 1960's and 70's we were lucky enough to still have plenty of birds even in middle Georgia and because of my dad ...

December 05, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


More coaching changes for Eagles

Georgia Southern AMR

December 04, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


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Security as tight as ever for Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Concrete barriers and chain-link fencing are going up around the site of the Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, where a contingent of local, state ...

January 27, 2018 | AMY FORLITI Associated Press | Sports


Noren takes one-stroke lead at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - Alex Noren of Sweden has all the credentials to be on the fringe of the elite in golf. He is a nine-time winner ...

January 27, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Wozniacki claims first career major championship

MELBOURNE, Australia - For all her success in tennis, from holding the No. 1 ranking for more than a year to winning 27 titles, one question ...

January 27, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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


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