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Braves see victory: Freeman's clear vision helps beat St. Louis

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs, wearing his new glasses, to help the Atlanta Braves recover after blowing a five-run lead and beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 10-7, on Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports

Venus Williams nets lopsided loss at French Open

PARIS - Used to be that Venus Williams was the one who was highly ranked, the one considered a title contender, the one who would dominate foes so thoroughly that matches would be tidily wrapped up in an hour.

May 30, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

McIlroy hopes Memorial is start of another big run

DUBLIN, Ohio - Rory McIlroy is playing more golf than he planned going into his title defense at the U.S. Open.

May 30, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Brazil beats United States, 4-1, in front of 67,619 fans

LANDOVER, Md. - Neymar converted a penalty kick and assisted on goals by defenders Thiago Silva and Marcelo as Brazil took advantage of a sloppy American backline to beat the United States, 4-1, in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports

Catching big cats in Ga. summer

Big catfish abound in Georgia reservoirs and rivers all over the state and bringing a twenty plus pound fish over the gunwales is pretty common if you know how to go about it. So I went to a pro to find out and the results were something special.

May 29, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports

Serena Williams upset in first round

PARIS - For more than a decade, whatever the state of her health or her game, no matter the opponent or arena, Serena Williams always won first-round matches at Grand Slam tournaments.

May 29, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

Federer ties record in first round win

PARIS - On the occasion of his record-tying 233rd victory in a Grand Slam match, Roger Federer was asked Monday whether he recalls which player he beat for his first win at a major tournament.

May 28, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

IndyCar hits jackpot with compelling, star-filled Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS - It's rare in racing when everything aligns to create a breathtaking event, the kind that's certain to be talked about through the years and recalled as one of the best.

May 28, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports

Florida grabs top seed in regional play

NEW YORK - Florida heads into the NCAA tournament as college baseball's top team.

May 28, 2012 | By DENNIS WASZACK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports

'Our race to lose'

INDIANAPOLIS - Marco Andretti knows how much heartache his family has suffered at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He needs no reminders that IndyCar could use an American superstar, and with his famous last name, he is quite aware of the hope that maybe he can be the one to elevate this attention-starved series.

May 26, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports

Celtics to play Miami

BOSTON - Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 85-75, in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.

May 26, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports

Dufner leads at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson have set up what will basically be a match-play final round for the winner's plaid jacket at the Colonial.

May 26, 2012 | AP Sports Writer | Sports

Djokovic eyes Grand Slam

PARIS - As daylight disappeared and wind whipped loose dirt around the court, Novak Djokovic watched one last ace fly off Roger Federer's racket and end their thrill-a-minute semifinal at the 2011 French Open.

May 26, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

Hinchcliffe eyes breakout race

INDIANAPOLIS - James Hinchcliffe still isn't over the disappointment of losing the Indianapolis 500 pole by a measly 9 inches to Ryan Briscoe.

May 25, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports

DNA on beer can needle 'likely' belongs to Clemens

WASHINGTON - A needle stored with a beer can appeared to contain an extremely tiny amount of Roger Clemens' DNA, which turned out to be good news and bad news for both sides in the perjury trial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winner.

May 25, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports

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Tiger Woods casting a shadow larger than ever

MEXICO CITY - Tiger Woods is bigger than ever in golf, and he already was plenty big when he was winning at a rate never seen.

February 28, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Teams back at combine searching for 2018 success

INDIANAPOLIS - Lured out of the broadcast booth with a $100 million contract that makes him the highest-paid football coach ever, Jon Gruden sauntered up to ...

February 28, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports

U.S. Open abandons 18-hole playoff

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The U.S. Open is changing to a two-hole aggregate playoff, the last of the four majors to do away with ...

February 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

The day after: Pyeongchang breathes, bids Olympics farewell

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - From volunteers to support staff to the joint Korea women's hockey team, people from many cultures bid farewell to each other ...

February 26, 2018 | By TED ANTHONY Associated Press | Sports

UTA rolls past Georgia Southern

ARLINGTON, Texas - Kevin Hervey scored 21 points and hit all five of his 3-pointers in the second half to lead UTA to an 83-63 Sun ...

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

GS Ladies no match for UT Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas - The UT Arlington women's basketball team avenged an earlier season Sun Belt Conference loss to Georgia Southern, picking up a 70-49 victory ...

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Georgia Southern walk-on tryouts to be named for Edwin Jackson

Georgia Southern head football coach Chad Lunsford announced Thursday that the walk-on tryouts for the program moving forward will be named in honor of Edwin ...

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Bubba Watson takes lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie ...

February 17, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Southern, not State

With Georgia Southern mired in a three-game slide and trying to hang on to a top-four spot in the Sun Belt Conference standings - which will ...

February 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

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