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My Take 11/24 - The BCS is still a big ol' mess

The Bowl Championship Series initiated its national championship game in the 1998-99 season. The concept was hailed as a great step forward from the seemingly archaic bowl system and promised a combination of rankings and evaluations that would produce the two best teams in a national championship game each January.

November 23, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


4-game win streak for Cowboys-Dolphins winner

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Cowboys and Dolphins playing on Thanksgiving will forever conjure memories of the 1993 game. Dallas defensive lineman Leon Lett adding to his blunderful reputation by sliding across ice and snow to bring alive a dead ball, setting up Miami for the winning kick as time ran out.

November 23, 2011 | By JAIME ARON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Just plain old thankful as holiday approaches

(Author's note: One of my heroes is the great Furman Bisher. Today, in honor of this legendary sports writer, and in his grand tradition, I offer up the following attributes of sporting life and life in general for which I am eternally grateful).

November 22, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Okla. St. women's coaches die in Ark. plane crash

STILLWATER, Okla. - Kurt Budke turned Oklahoma State's women's basketball team into a winner and hoped he'd found the place where he'd coach until he retired. Miranda Serna had passed up opportunities to leave his side, staying loyal to the man whom she had helped to win a junior college national championship and then rebuild a big-time college program.

November 18, 2011 | By JEFF LATZKE Associated Press | Sports


Small game and waterfowl seasons upcoming

It's a good time of year if you enjoy hunting in the woods and swamps of Georgia because there are so many options. Deer season is in full swing and several other seasons for small game and waterfowl have just opened or are opening soon. With all these activities going on we will take a minute to go over them and give you some resources for information. Additionally we will take a peek at how whitetail deer season is progressing.

November 15, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net. | Sports


Duke's Krzyzewski breaks wins record

NEW YORK - Mike Krzyzewski passed Bob Knight, then spent some special time with his former coach.

November 15, 2011 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Antitrust lawsuits filed

NEW YORK - Locked-out NBA players including Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant filed class-action antitrust lawsuits against the league on Tuesday in at least two states, saying David Stern's ultimatums left them no other choice.

November 15, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Players will disband union

NEW YORK - NBA players rejected the league's latest offer Monday and began disbanding the union, likely jeopardizing the season.

November 14, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Eagles fall to Valparaiso

The Georgia Southern men's basketball team's 90-81 season-opening loss to Valparaiso on Friday night at Hanner Fieldhouse was the Eagles' first home-opening defeat since Nov. 29, 1980 - when GSU head coach Charlton Young was 9 years old.

November 11, 2011 | By NOELL BARNIDGE nbarnidge@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GSU looking for out-right SoCon title

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - As rivalries go the one between Georgia Southern and Wofford is relatively new.

November 11, 2011 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Tiger Woods in the lead at Australian Open

SYDNEY - The latest comparison between Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus was not about winning majors.

November 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


AP news alert: Penn State trustees fire football coach Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State trustees oust football coach Joe Paterno, president Graham Spanier.

November 09, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Paterno to retire at end of season

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno, the Penn State football coach who preached success with honor for half a century but whose legend was shattered by a child sex abuse scandal, said Wednesday he will retire at the end of this season.

November 09, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: A tale of briar patches and quail hunting

(Author's note: In my youth November always meant quail season was close at hand. This is a story about some of those memories.)

November 08, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Bad news in Happy Valley

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Football coach Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials didn't do enough to try to stop suspected sexual abuse of children at the hands of a former assistant football coach, the state police commissioner said Monday.

November 07, 2011 | By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press | Sports


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Statesboro STEAM getting serious about sports

Residents of Bulloch County are well aware of the Statesboro STEAM Academy, even if they have no idea what actually goes on inside the building ...

July 19, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Georgia Tech's Dedrick Mills named to preseason All-ACC football team

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Defending national champion Clemson leads all schools with five selections to the 2017 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team announced on Wednesday.

July 19, 2017 | ACC Media Relations | Sports


Earnhardt Jr.'s wife says competing in Clash not worth risk

Anyone hoping to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. race in the Clash at Daytona next February got their answer from his wife.

July 19, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast: Tyson Summers

July 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


FIFA turmoil far from over

More than a year since FIFA declared the end of its corruption turmoil, the optimism has proved misguided. The latest arrest, of a man one ...

July 18, 2017 | By ROBB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth looks for another major

SOUTHPORT, England - With a chance to close out the match, Jordan Spieth fired his second shot into the par-5 15th at Royal Birkdale and it ...

July 18, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Preseason letter from Tom Kleinlein

Dear Eagle Nation,

July 18, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Sergio eyes Open, then wedding

SOUTHPORT, England - Sergio Garcia won't be wearing his green jacket from Augusta National at his wedding.

July 17, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Four cyclists in contention for Tour de France title

July 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Federer 'can't think too far ahead' nowadays

LONDON - Roger Federer has learned not to take anything for granted.

July 17, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


One for the road

South Georgia Tormenta FC entered its season finale knowing that it had already been mathmetically eliminated from playoff contention, but ended with a bang anyways.

July 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Hootie Johnson dies at 86

Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died ...

July 17, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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