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Many factors at play among Danica's boo-birds

INDIANAPOLIS - At a venue famous for elevating women to lofty heights in sports, Danica Patrick is punching a new hole in an old glass ceiling. Before last weekend, never had a woman competing against the men at the Indianapolis 500 been booed so loudly.

May 27, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Howard, Tillman elected to college Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - Desmond Howard scored two of the most memorable touchdowns in the storied history of Michigan football and struck the pose that Heisman contenders have been mimicking since.

May 27, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Mickelson could end Woods' reign at No. 1

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It has been 12 years since the creation of the Mark H. McCormack Award, given to the player who has been ranked No. 1 in the world for the most weeks during a calendar year.

May 25, 2010 | DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


South Carolina looking to rebound at SEC Tournament

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina lost the first two games of a three-game series at home against Florida and watched its hopes for a Southeastern Conference regular-season championship disappear.

May 25, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Roddick wins in 5 at French; Henin, Nadal advance

PARIS - Andy Roddick's preparation for this French Open was hardly traditional. Or ideal, from a purely tennis perspective, anyway.

May 25, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Patrick: Not enough time for needed changes to car

NEW YORK - Danica Patrick knows there isn't enough time before the Indianapolis 500 to make the significant changes she believes her car needs.

May 25, 2010 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


A snowball's chance: NJ picked for 2014 Super Bowl

IRVING, Texas - February. Gray skies. Snowflakes. Brrrrrrrr.Well, grab your boots and plow the snow. The Super Bowl is coming to the Meadowlands.

May 25, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer starts strong at French Open

PARIS - The French-speaking voice booming through loudspeakers at Court Philippe Chatrier recited Roger Federer's bona fides during prematch introductions, detailing his six titles at Wimbledon, five at the U.S. Open, four at the Australian Open and then, reaching a crescendo, concluded this way:

May 24, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


NFL is 32 teams, not one business

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court rejected the National Football League's request for broad antitrust law protection Monday, saying that it must be considered 32 separate teams - not one big business - when selling branded items like jerseys and caps.

May 24, 2010 | By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press Writer | Sports


Williams sisters back at Nos. 1-2 at French Open

PARIS - Serena and Venus Williams are the French Open's two top-seeded women, and if it seems as though it's been awhile since that was the case at a Grand Slam tournament, that's because it has.

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


Jordan Spieth, 16, in contention at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas - Jordan Spieth finally felt like a kid teeing it up against the big boys on the PGA Tour.

May 23, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


H.S. junior Spieth makes cut at Byron Nelson

IRVING, Texas - Jordan Spieth did something Tiger Woods couldn't do. And his pal Tony Romo showed up to watch.

May 22, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Beckman, Adams lead Nelson; 16-year-old makes cut

IRVING, Texas - Golf fans of all ages, the Byron Nelson Championship has something for you this weekend.

May 22, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL starting career transition program

NEW YORK - When life in the fast lane ends for NFL players, they're not always sure which direction to head.

May 21, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports


Armstrong denies new doping accusations

With the cycling season kicking into high gear, the strongest doping allegations yet against Lance Armstrong surfaced Thursday in a barrage of detailed messages from Floyd Landis, the disgraced rider and former teammate who finally confessed to years of cheating himself.

May 21, 2010 | By Tim Reynolds AP Sports Writer | Sports


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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


No all-Williams final at Wimbledon after Kerber stops Venus

LONDON - Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at ...

July 07, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


France blows by Germany, heading to Euro 2016 final

MARSEILLE, France - France is heading back to soccer's elite, and Antoine Griezmann is the man leading the way.

July 06, 2016 | By JAMES ELLINGWORTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta returns home for playoff push

With just two weeks remaining in the Premier Development League's regular season, South Georgia Tormenta FC isn't ready to say goodbye to its ...

July 06, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Federer erases 2-set hole, 3 match points at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - The match, and Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledonchampionship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1 ...

July 06, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Venus rising: Williams back in Grand Slam semi 6 years later

LONDON (AP) - In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams.

July 05, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Tale of 2 Rios: the Olympic city and the rest of town

RIO DE JANEIRO - Copacabana Beach is an Olympic construction site. The beach volleyball venue is going up, broadcast studios rise on scaffolding above the sand ...

July 05, 2016 | By STEPHEN WADE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Durant leaves Thunder, giving Warriors look of super team

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant decided his best chance for "growth" means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join ...

July 04, 2016 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta's streak comes to an end in West Virginia

After five consecutive victories, one of the hottest teams in the Premier Development League finally cooled off a bit.

July 02, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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