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Tormenta FC offense explodes for six goals against Peachtree City

South Georgia Tormenta FC got the better of a tumultuous first half and also won a second half full of fireworks as it notched its first victory in four tries against its in-state rival, taking down Peachtree City MOBA for a 6-3 win Monday night in metro Atlanta.

July 03, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tebow off to a strong start with St. Lucie Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Back in his home state, Tim Tebow had a superb first week with the St. Lucie Mets.

July 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Dom Dwyer and Sydney Leroux live out soccer's American Dream

Dom Dwyer and Sydney Leroux are the quintessential American success story.

July 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Atlanta United shuts out Columbus Crew behind Villalba's brace

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hector Villalba scored a brace in expansion Atlanta's victory at Columbus.

July 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


WIMBLEDON '17: Can anyone end the Big 4's title streak?

LONDON - Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray have ruled Wimbledon for the past 14 years, combining to win the tournament every time in that span.

July 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ten key games for ten area teams in the 2017 season

Summertime in the south is primarily spent doing three things: spending time outside, followed by running back inside to escape the heat and then figuring out how many days are left until football season.

June 30, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Tormenta FC's hot run ends in Johnson City

South Georgia Tormenta FC's three-match winning streak came to an end Friday night as the Tri-Cities Otters claimed a 1-0 victory in Johnson City, Tenn.

June 30, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Hawks request waivers on backup forward Mike Dunleavy

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have taken a step to prepare for Saturday's start of the free agency period by requesting waivers on backup wing player Mike Dunleavy.

June 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


NBA's summer season starts on Saturday in Orlando

NBA's summer season starts on Saturday in Orlando

June 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta FC looks to keep fire alive in Tri-Cities

South Georgia Tormenta FC's 2017 season is shaping up to mirror the club's inaugural 2016 campaign. That may seem like great news for a team that was recognized as 'Best New Franchise' by the Premier Development League last year, but there is still more work to be done.

June 29, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Charges dismissed for UNC player accused of sexual battery

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Charges have been dismissed against a North Carolina football player for misdemeanor sexual battery and assault on a female student.

June 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Lingmerth leads Quicken Loans National after first-round 65

POTOMAC, Md. - David Lingmerth is one of a few players in the Quicken Loans National field with any memories to draw on at TPC Potomac - and they're the best kind of memories.

June 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Is open sports betting just around the corner?

Jimmy Vaccaro has been taking bets in this gambling town for more than 40 years, so there's not much he won't put a price on.

June 28, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Florida celebrates first CWS championship

OMAHA, Neb. - It would have been hard to forecast a championship of any kind for Florida after it got swept in its Southeastern Conference opening series at Auburn back in March.

June 28, 2017 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


United States aims to impress at Gold Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience. They need little reminding of what's at stake.

June 26, 2017 | By ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press | Sports


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5 ready to enter MLB Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Tim Raines played in the major leagues for more than two decades, and yet one at-bat still sticks in his mind.

July 28, 2017 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves ship struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to minors

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

NEW YORK - A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the ...

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Strengths and weaknesses for all Sun Belt teams

This is the second installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

July 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Striking out Alzheimer's

At promptly 6:30 AM Wednesday morning, Chandler Dennard was out at the Georgia Southern softball complex nervously pacing around the grounds.

July 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Martinez hits 2, Marte homers in Diamondbacks' 10-3 rout

PHOENIX - Ketel Marte is still trying to find his hitting stroke since being called up from the minors in late June. He isn't a ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Divers search lake for NFL star's $100,000-plus earring

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - An NFL star's diamond earring valued at more than $100,000 is now presumed lost on the murky bottom of a Georgia ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Young Eagles look to GATA

Georgia Southern will field a young football team this season, but youth often brings about excitement and Tuesday morning looked like Christmas in July.

July 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Standout Screven County WR Tyquan Johnson commits to South Carolina

The hype on Screven County wide receiver Tyquan Johnson came to an unexpected conclusion Saturday evening when South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp tweeted #SpursUp!

July 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead US

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bruce Arena bites his fingernails religiously, a habit he has had since age 10.

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes ...

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Benson: 'Future is now'

The Sun Belt Conference started sponsoring football in 2001. Since then the league has taken plenty of lumps in the hyper-competitive world of college football ...

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Summers, Eagles trying to turn it around in 2017

When it comes to Sun Belt media day, those interested in Georgia Southern never have to dig too far to find a big story.

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Spieth back on top

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in among the rest of ...

July 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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