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Rose takes 3-stroke lead at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. - Justin Rose closed in on his second straight PGA Tour victory Saturday, shooting a 2-under 68 to take a three-stroke lead over Ben Curtis into the final round of the Travelers Championship.

June 26, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Wizards select Kentucky's Wall with No. 1 pick

NEW YORK — John Wall is ready to go to Washington and clean up the Wizards.

June 24, 2010 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Hawks pick Texas F Damion James at No. 24

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have selected Texas forward Damion James with the 24th overall pick in the NBA draft.

June 24, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


70-68 in 5th! Isner beats Mahut at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - When The Match That Would Not End finally did, at 70-68 in the fifth set, after a record 11 hours, 5 minutes spread over three days, the customary handshake between opponents simply would not suffice.

June 24, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal puts tennis ahead of royalty

WIMBLEDON, England - The King of Clay passed up a chance to meet the Queen of England.

June 24, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rose birdies 5 of last 6 holes at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. - Justin Rose birdied five of his final six holes for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead Thursday in the Travelers Championship.

June 24, 2010 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Japan tops Denmark

RUSTENBERG, South Africa - Take a bow, Japan. Better yet, take two. You've advanced at the World Cup.

June 24, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


10­‑hour match not over yet

WIMBLEDON, England - On and on and on, and on some more, they played - longer than anyone ever had before. And still there was no winner.

June 23, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Federer reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - Well-rehearsed in the role of gracious winner, Roger Federer patiently waited for his opponent to tuck his racket into a bag, and they walked off the court side by side and smiling at the crowd's long, loud roar.

June 23, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


USA heads to Round 2 of World Cup

PRETORIA, South Africa - Over and over, everything seemed to go against them.

June 23, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lawrence Taylor indicted on rape charges

NEW YORK - Pro football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was indicted Wednesday by a suburban New York grand jury on charges of third-degree rape and patronizing a prostitute.

June 23, 2010 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | Sports


Hawks enter draft with eye on free-agent Johnson

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks' NBA draft will be overshadowed by the possibility of losing Joe Johnson to free agency.

June 23, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Phil Jackson leaning toward retirement

EL SEGUNDO, Calif - Phil Jackson thinks he is just about ready to walk away from his unparalleled NBA coaching career. The Los Angeles Lakers are all hoping he will change his mind in the next week.

June 23, 2010 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Make or break time for USA

PRETORIA, South Africa - One more game, one last chance to make their reputation.

June 22, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal back at Wimbledon with a bang

WIMBLEDON, England - Trying to switch directions while chasing a shot beneath the Royal Box at Wimbledon's Centre Court, Rafael Nadal lost his footing and took a nasty-looking spill, flinging his racket in the air while he fell.

June 22, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


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SEC's Greg Sankey: 'We weep, we mourn' for shooting victims

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey scrapped much of his planned speech at the league's annual media days to decry the wave ...

July 11, 2016 | By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Day motivated by failure to get name on claret jug

TROON, Scotland - Jason Day is more motivated by failure than success, which helps explain how he reached No. 1 in the world.

July 11, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tormenta falls 3-0 in final home match

South Georgia Tormenta FC entered its final home game of the season riding high on six wins in their last seven games, but finally ran ...

July 09, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Solo earns 100th shutout, leads US past South Africa 1-0

CHICAGO - Hope Solo got her 100th international shutout and Crystal Dunn scored in the 35th minute to lead the United States past South Africa 1-0 ...

July 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Prospect of smaller strike zone proves no hit with pitchers

NEW YORK - Wade Miley hears the talk about lifting the bottom of the strike zone in an effort to spark offense and insists there has ...

July 09, 2016 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


France gears up for huge security operation at Euro 2016

PARIS - French law enforcement authorities on Saturday pledged "extremely high" security in Paris for Sunday's European Championship final, with thousands of police patrolling as ...

July 09, 2016 | By MIKE CORDER Associated Press | Sports


Dustin Johnson to skip Olympics due to Zika concerns

DALLAS - U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson withdrew from the Rio Games on Friday because of concerns over the Zika virus, costing golf three of ...

July 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


22! Williams tops Kerber at Wimbledon, ties Graf's Slam mark

LONDON - Serena Williams insisted she was not focused on No. 22.

July 08, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Cardiff comes to standstill to welcome home Wales

CARDIFF, Wales - The Welsh capital of Cardiff came to a standstill on Friday as Wales' national team returned home to a rapturous welcome by an ...

July 08, 2016 | | Sports


Euro 2016 final pits Ronaldo vs Griezmann again for a trophy

PARIS - Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann will meet for another title showdown when Portugal faces France in the European Championship final on Sunday, just six ...

July 08, 2016 | By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


Fulmer, Seager and Story among top rookies so far in 2016

Detroit manager Brad Ausmus wondered aloud Friday about Michael Fulmer's case for the All-Star game. Fulmer didn't make it, but his 9-2 record ...

July 08, 2016 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Hope Solo eyes 100th shutout as US meets South Africa

CHICAGO - As if her list of accomplishments wasn't long enough already, Hope Solo has a chance to add another one on Saturday.

July 08, 2016 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Fall, double-faults hurt Federer in Wimbledon loss to Raonic

LONDON - There was Roger Federer, so famous for his flawless footwork, flat on his stomach, face down and motionless on the Centre Court grass after ...

July 08, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Tormenta explodes in big home win

Locked at 1-1 after one half of action at Eagle Field Thursday night, South Georgia Tormenta FC and the Tri-Cities Otters seemed to be headed ...

July 07, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Splash! Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether ...

July 07, 2016 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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