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Serena repeats at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England - For the ninth time in 11 years, the name "Williams" was etched on the green board inside the All England Club that lists the champions of the world's most famous tennis tournament.

July 03, 2010 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cavs selling LeBron on staying in Cleveland

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers used their home-court advantage to convince LeBron James to give them a few more years to win an NBA title.

July 03, 2010 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Netherlands and Uruguay advance

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - The Netherlands came from behind to stun five-time champion Brazil 2-1 Friday and become the first semifinalist of the World Cup.

July 02, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Nadal, Berdych advance to men's final

WIMBLEDON, England - Rafael Nadal took apart Andy Murray in straight sets Friday to reach his fourth Wimbledon final and prolong Britain's 74-year wait for a homegrown male champion.

July 02, 2010 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Agent: Johnson meeting with Hawks

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson's agent says the four-time All-Star is meeting with the Atlanta Hawks at the start of the free-agent negotiating period.

July 01, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


S.Williams to face Zvonareva in Wimbledon final

WIMBLEDON, England - After Serena Williams moved within a victory of her fourth Wimbledon championship and 13th Grand Slam title overall, she was asked to assess the woman she'll face in Saturday's final, little-known Vera Zvonareva of Russia.

July 01, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Vick says he 'had nothing to do with' shooting

RICHMOND, Va. - Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback Michael Vick says he was not involved with a shooting following his birthday celebration in Virginia Beach last week.

July 01, 2010 | By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


A big week for Woods between majors

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Tiger Woods' tee shot was headed for the front pin when it turned hard to the left and settled at the back left corner of the par-3 fifth green at Aronimink Golf Club.

July 01, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


South Carolina honors College World Series win

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's baseball team took its latest victory lap Wednesday, this time in front of more than 13,000 fans who packed the school's basketball arena to honor the College World Series champions.

June 30, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Armstrong vs. Contador II in 2010 Tour de France

PARIS - Lance Armstrong is giving the Tour de France one last go and two-time winner Alberto Contador is again the man standing between the Texan and an eighth title in cycling's showcase event.

June 30, 2010 | By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press Writer | Sports


Federer upset in Wimbledon quarters by Berdych

WIMBLEDON, England - Roger Federer covered his face with both hands, no doubt wishing he were doing anything at that moment other than dissecting his latest earlier-than-expected Grand Slam exit.

June 30, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


LeBron leads free-agent crop ready to change NBA

NEW YORK- This summer's biggest show in sports, kicking off at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, comes from a league that won't play for months.

June 30, 2010 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Venus stunned by Pironkova

WIMBLEDON, England - Venus Williams would shank a shot - and she shanked many on this day - then turn toward the Court 1 player guest box where her parents were seated and put her palms up or shrug her shoulders, as if to indicate, "I don't know what's happening here."

June 29, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Miami could be building dynasty

MIAMI - Pat Riley's summer of 2010 truly started with the summer of 2005.

June 29, 2010 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


World Cup Roundup: Villa the difference as Spain beats Portugal 1-0

JOHANNESBURG - Spain showed touches of the class that makes the team European champion on Tuesday, edging out Portugal in a tough second round game while Paraguay needed penalties to dispose of Japan.

June 29, 2010 | By SIMON HAYDON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Kemp, Freeman lift Braves over Phillies 8-4

PHILADELPHIA - Freddie Freeman hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the ninth, Matt Kemp had four RBIs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 ...

September 02, 2016 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Grand Opening: College football begins with marquee games

Now this is the way to start the college football season.

September 02, 2016 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Georgia begins Kirby Smart era against rising Tar Heels

Tired of sending countless players to the NFL but going a decade since its last Southeastern Conference championship, Georgia decided that a change in leadership ...

September 02, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Tech, Boston College reset for Dublin season opener

BOSTON - There were times in 2015 when it seemed like the end of the season couldn't arrive fast enough for Georgia Tech and Boston ...

September 01, 2016 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Game week is finally upon us

Football season never truly ends in Statesboro, but updates from spring practice, summer workouts and preseason camp can only quench some of the thirst.

August 30, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Group of five schools who can get to a New Year's six

The schools not from Power Five conferences are making the most of their inclusion in the New Year's Six bowl lineup.

August 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Falcons will challenge Panthers

For the first time since the NFL created its current divisional structure in 2002, there is talk of a potential dynasty in the NFC South.

August 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eugenie Bouchard out at US Open

NEW YORK - Eugenie Bouchard wrung her hands at her post-match news conference. She rubbed her lower lip. She squeezed her left arm.

August 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Defying the odds, RB Chubb ready to go for No. 18 Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Less than a year after a gruesome knee injury, Nick Chubb is ready to run again for the Georgia Bulldogs.

August 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Falcons' Ishmael 'not quite ready' to play against Jaguars

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons still expect Kemal Ishmael will open the season as the fill-in starter at strong safety even though he ...

August 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


My Take: An outsider's view of Nate

I have cheered for Georgia Southern since first setting foot on campus in the fall of 2003 and my Eagle fandom has only grown - neutral ...

August 29, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Fowler leads by a stroke at Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Rickie Fowler is playing so well that he can't stop looking behind instead of considering the opportunity that lies ahead at ...

August 27, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Serena eyes major title No. 23

Despite everything that Serena Williams has won and done, her sense of self can still fluctuate based on the outcome of a particular match.

August 27, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United ...

August 27, 2016 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer | Sports


Patrick Reed builds a 2-shot lead at The Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Patrick Reed's place in the Ryder Cup is looking better with each round at The Barclays, and so are his prospects ...

August 26, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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