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No. 18 UNC prepares for Georgia Tech's option offense

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - It's always tough for North Carolina to stop Georgia Tech's intricate triple-option offense.

November 05, 2016 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kentucky hosts struggling Georgia, can become bowl eligible

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky looks to reach what has been an elusive plateau when the Wildcats host a Georgia squad desperate to halt a stunning freefall.

November 05, 2016 | By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Raja Andrews gone at 31

November 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Enough is enough for Summers

Just days after an anemic offensive showing in a 34-10 loss to Appalachian State, changes are in store for Georgia Southern.

October 31, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Duke runaway No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Duke is in a familiar place to open the college basketball season.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


After Halloween, Tomlin, Indians looking to treat home fans

CLEVELAND - Josh Tomlin looked forward to Halloween and dressing up with his daughters, 2-year-old Makenzie Jae and 1-year-old Myla Kate.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hideki Matsuyama leaves Japan to conquer the world

SHANGHAI - No one from Japan has more than Hideki Matsuyama's three PGA Tour victories. No one from Japan ever won a World Golf Championship.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Fryer: He can coast the next 2 weeks but that's not Johnson's style

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jimmie Johnson's quest to win a record-tying seventh championship has been burning for nearly three years at Hendrick Motorsports. Johnson wants that title. Chad Knaus wants that title. Rick Hendrick wants that title.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Duke runaway No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Duke is in a familiar place to open the college basketball season.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rivera wants ways to protect Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he's involved in ongoing discussions with the NFL and the Players Association about ways to make sure league MVP Cam Newton is given the same protection in the pocket as other smaller quarterbacks.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks' Mike Scott out 4 weeks; Kelly signed, Tavares waived

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks say backup forward Mike Scott will be out about four weeks because of a sore left knee. To deal with his absence, the team has requested waivers on Edy Tavares and signed forward Ryan Kelly.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Justice Breyer, the fashion maven, makes a colleague swoon

WASHINGTON - A Supreme Court copyright dispute over cheerleading uniforms Monday brought out the fashion maven in Justice Stephen Breyer.

October 31, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gators chomp up Dogs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jordan Scarlett scored for the sixth consecutive game, Antonio Callaway had the first rushing touchdown of his career and No. 14 Florida used a dominant defensive effort to beat Georgia 24-10 on Saturday.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Thomas helps Georgia Tech edge Duke 38-35

ATLANTA - Justin Thomas ran and threw for a combined 459 yards with four touchdowns and Georgia Tech recovered after blowing a three-touchdown lead to beat Duke 38-35 on Saturday.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Millsap leads Hawks to rout of 76ers

PHILADELPHIA - Paul Millsap scored 17 points to lead five Hawks in double figures as Atlanta routed the Philadelphia 76ers 104-72 on Saturday afternoon.

October 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Athletes rock the vote

Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey grew up in Kentucky in the 1960s, a child during the civil rights movement who witnessed the efforts of those ...

November 08, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


AP Heisman watch: Jackson leads; race for 2nd is crowded

Even if Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson wins the Heisman Trophy in a landslide vote, there may still be a slew of finalists at the award ...

November 08, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Washington takes over playoff position, A&M, LSU fall big

Washington moved into fourth in the College Football Playoff rankings, putting the four remaining unbeaten teams from the Power Five conferences at the top of ...

November 08, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Monahan brings a personal touch as PGA Tour commissioner

Not everyone in the golf world knew much about Jay Monahan except that he was anointed, and then appointed, the next PGA Tour commissioner.

November 08, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Johnson still believes in Tech's defensive coaches

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson still has confidence in his defensive coaches following one of the worst showings ever by the unit.

November 08, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Overreactions: Raiders are team to beat in the AFC

The Oakland Raiders are the team to beat in the AFC.

November 08, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


NFL Halfway: Jags' Gus Bradley could be first coach to go

The Gus Bus might be first to hit the road.

November 08, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Braves' Inciarte amongst MLB 2016 Gold Glove winners

(With player, team and gold gloves won)

November 08, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagle's postseason picture becoming clear

With just three games remaining in the regular season, the picture is now clear for Georgia Southern.

November 07, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


If Harvick wins Phoenix, there is only 1 spot left in the Chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Only an amateur would fill out a Chase for the Sprint Cup championship bracket and not mark Kevin Harvick down for a ...

November 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Falcons sign GM Dimitroff to a 3-year contract extension

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - General manager Thomas Dimitroff finally has the security he wanted from the Atlanta Falcons.

November 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Cubs' Bryant, Lester, Hendricks, Maddon up for major awards

NEW YORK - Fresh off leading the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series title in more than a century, slugger Kris Bryant and several teammates ...

November 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia's Eason thriving in late-game pressure situations

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia freshman Jacob Eason is proving he can be trusted in the closing minutes.

November 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


Photo gallery: One Season, One Title

Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff ...

December 14, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Sports


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