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Benson backing Saints' GM, coach

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson isn't backing off his support of his general manager and coach, even as his team is accused by the NFL of maintaining a bounty program to injure opponents.

March 05, 2012 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rory tops world golf rankings

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Rory McIlroy made quite a first impression in America, even when he lost.

March 05, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McIlroy leads by two strokes entering final round

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Tiger Woods finished his round before the leaders made the turn Saturday in the Honda Classic, only this time, thousands of fans didn't head for the parking lot. They went looking for the kid who already looks the part as golf's next star.

March 03, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Smith leads Hawks past Thunder

ATLANTA - Josh Smith scored 13 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Jeff Teague added 16 points and the Atlanta Hawks snapped Oklahoma City's seven-game winning streak with a 97-90 victory over the Thunder on Saturday night.

March 03, 2012 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


No deadline for deal on playoffs

By RONALD BLUM

March 01, 2012 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Dempsey scores to lift the US over Italy for 1st time

GENOA, Italy - The United States gained a rare victory over a soccer power, beating Italy, 1-0, on Wednesday night on Clint Dempsey's goal in the 55th minute for its first win over the Azzurri in 11 games over 78 years.

February 29, 2012 | By DANIELLA MATAR Associated Press | Sports


Hoop it Up wins City League Basketball Championship

Hoop it Up won the "Best of the Best" City League Basketball Championship. Trailing by 14 points in the second half, Hoop it Up came back and tied the game to force overtime, and then went on to win. The team finished with a 10-1 record. Team members (left to right): Vernon Osgood, Cliff Hubbard, D'Aundray Williams, Wes Bonner, Travis Reddick, Marcus Kirkland, Stacey Jordan (coach), Johnny Kalloniatis, JJ Nunally, Chad Brewton, Keen Brewton.

February 29, 2012 | Staff report | Sports


Outdoor Life - 'Little House on the Prairie' taught life lessons

My wife told me the other day that Karen Grassle recently turned 70. For many of you that tidbit of information may be meaningless but it reminded me of a television show that put a lot of valuable ideas in my head. Grassle played the role of Carolyn Ingalls in "Little House on the Prairie," and along with her husband Charles Ingalls (played by Michael Landon) and their family, portrayed in a 19th century rural setting in the upper Midwest.

February 28, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Heat, Thunder in forecast for NBA postseason

ORLANDO, Fla. - Kevin Durant says it's too early to think about a potential Heat-Thunder NBA finals.

February 27, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rory on fast track to top of rankings

MARANA, Ariz. - Hunter Mahan figured out the fuss over Rory McIlroy without any help.

February 27, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


A break from Lin-sanity to put focus on Howard

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando waited 20 years to host All-Star weekend again, and Dwight Howard wants nothing to spoil the party.

February 26, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


'Linsanity' strikes again at expense of Hawks

NEW YORK - Jeremy Lin had an easy night ahead of his toughest opponent yet, and the New York Knicks tuned up for their trip to Miami by beating the Atlanta Hawks 99-82 on Wednesday night.

February 22, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger struggles early, rebounds to advance in match play

MARANA, Ariz. - Tiger Woods had to play a left-handed shot out of the desert. Retief Goosen holed out from 156 yards and didn't even win the hole. Dustin Johnson twice won a hole after taking a penalty drop.

February 22, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - It's time for anglers to consider crappie

A few weeks ago we talked about a monthly calendar for outdoor activities, and March is one of the top months to go crappie fishing. Crappie will be one of the first kinds of fish to begin their pre-spawn feeding preparation and they are one of the best species for the frying pan. We'll take a quick look at some of the top methods for catching them and a few of the top places to go around the state.

February 21, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Rally falls short as Bulls drop Hawks

CHICAGO - Derrick Rose scored 23 points in his return from back pain, and the Chicago Bulls beat the struggling Atlanta Hawks 90-79 on Monday.

February 20, 2012 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Hawks face major rebuilding job, prospects of dismal season

ATLANTA - As one key player after another departed the Atlanta Hawks over the summer, Dennis Schroeder was caught off guard.

September 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


When GS football is down, the community goes too

College football has television outnumbered, which can be annoying to us fans who have to hunt for our favorite games.

September 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Where has my winning culture gone?

Way back when I was playing for youth baseball, soccer and football teams, I never had much luck.

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Southern gets smothered

Given a bye week and -- after dodging Hurricane Irma - about 10 days to prepare for Indiana, the Georgia Southern Eagles fell flat, to say the ...

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

SOMERSET, N.J. - President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day ...

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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