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Celtics take 2-1 lead over 76ers

PHILADELPHIA - Kevin Garnett scored 27 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and used a dominant second quarter to help the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 107-91, on Wednesday night and take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

May 16, 2012 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cassius Osborn honored

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame University of Georgia Chapter recognized Cassius Osborn of Statesboro (center) at their 27th annual awards presentation on April 16, 2012, in Athens at the Athens Country Club. Osborn received a plaque honoring him for post graduate achievement for his commitment to his community and his alma mater in the highest of American traditions. He is shown with Mark Richt, University of Georgia head football coach (left); and Phil Simms (right), former New York Giants quarterback who is currently a lead NFL analyst for CBS Sports as well as a host of ...

May 16, 2012 | Staff report | Sports


Outdoor Life - A look at my dual doctoral studies for the outdoorsman

I am currently working on a double doctorate degree and I'm sure that comes as a total surprise to many of you who read this column each week.

May 15, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Kuchar all smiles after Players win

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kuchar knows all about the prestige and the perks of winning The Players Championship. The richest payoff in golf. A three-year exemption to the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open. What means just as much is a framed picture on a basement wall in a tunnel the public never sees.

May 14, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McNamee testifies Clemens used steroids in 1998

WASHINGTON - Speaking softly, nervously and in detail, Brian McNamee testified about the life-changing moment when, he said, he first injected Roger Clemens with steroids.

May 14, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Na shoots 68, leads by one heading to final round

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Kevin Na didn't feel comfortable about anything Saturday except his name atop the leaderboard at The Players Championship.

May 12, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Kuchar, Johnson, Na lead while Tiger survives cut

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - The Players Championship still lacks some definition going into the weekend. At least it still has one of golf's star attractions.

May 11, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Hawks face offseason choices

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks on Friday entered a painfully early start to their offseason of uncertainty.

May 11, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Boston Celtics advance to Eastern Conference semifinals

BOSTON - Kevin Garnett had 28 points and 14 rebounds, hitting a jumper to give Boston the lead with 31 seconds left, and the Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks, 83-80, in Game 6 on Thursday night to win their first-round playoff series and advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the fifth straight year.

May 10, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Poulter, Laird tied at The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Ian Poulter is enjoying his new digs - his newly built home and his spot atop the leaderboard Thursday in The Players Championship.

May 10, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Derby-winning trainer could face suspension in California

BALTIMORE - Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Doug O'Neill could face a suspension in California after one of his horses was found to have an elevated level of total carbon dioxide, an infraction for which he previously has been punished.

May 10, 2012 | By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Celtics look to close out Hawks

BOSTON - John Havlicek against the 76ers.

May 09, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Donald, McIlroy face off at The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Golf's world ranking has been more like a game of musical chairs with the most turnover at the top in the 26-year history of the ranking. Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald would like the music to stop playing for good sometime this year, the sooner the better. And both want the same outcome.

May 09, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Finchem: Masters 'too important' to ignore

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said Wednesday the Masters is "too important" for the tour to take it off its official schedule, even though Augusta National has never had a female member in its 80-year history.

May 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks stay alive

ATLANTA - Al Horford scored 19 points in his first start since January, and the Atlanta Hawks held on for an 87-86 victory over the Boston Celtics in a thrilling Game 5 of the Eastern Conference playoffs Tuesday night.

May 08, 2012 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Sergio lives out every golfer's nightmare

Standing in the 15th fairway for the better part of 10 minutes on Thursday afternoon, nobody would have blinked if defending Masters champion Sergio Garcia ...

April 06, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Alex Morgan scores twice in 4-1 US win over Mexico

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Alex Morgan scored twice and the U.S. women's national team got three goals in the space of four minutes early in ...

April 06, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Celtics' Irving needs knee surgery, out for playoffs

BOSTON - The Boston Celtics have spent most of the season adjusting on the fly. Now they will have to go through the playoffs without Kyrie ...

April 05, 2018 | By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth back in his comfort zone at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Tiger Woods attracted most of the attention. Jordan Spieth caused the most concern.

April 05, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Elegance and efficiency at Augusta National

When you hear the name Augusta National, several things immediately come to mind. There is the long, beautiful stretch down Magnolia Lane that leads to ...

April 03, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Monday roars sound like Sunday when Tiger arrives

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The roar sounded like Sunday at Augusta National.

April 02, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


The Masters Life: Who will slip on green jacket in 2018?

Tiger's back, but Justin Thomas will rule at the Masters.

April 02, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles find loss in game two

Georgia Southern Baseball dropped game two of the weekend series to Coastal Carolina, 15-2 on Friday night. The Chanticleers hit three home runs and had ...

March 30, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Outdoor Living: New outdoor sport offers recreational opportunities

I have long been a participant in all the outdoor endeavors known to mankind. There's nothing I won't try at least once if ...

March 27, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


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