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Woods’ pressures make for epic Masters

If Tiger Woods slips on his effectively grass-stained jacket for a fifth time next Sunday, what happens next? Do we cheer wildly in utter jubilation, waving patriotic flags as Argentineans did when Angel Cabrera captured the 2009 Masters title? Or do we politely applaud with hesitation, keeping the game's now publicly-flawed greatest player at the emotional distance he's always preferred from us?

April 03, 2010 | By VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Duke beats W. Virginia 78-57

INDIANAPOLIS - The Duke Blue Devils moved within 40 minutes of their first national title in nine years Saturday night, getting 23 points from Jon Scheyer to pull away from West Virginia for a 78-57 victory.

April 03, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Butler does it -- again -- and will play for title

INDIANAPOLIS - After 25 years, "Hoosiers" is getting a rewrite.

April 03, 2010 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


White Sox beat Braves 12-4

ATLANTA - Omar Vizquel played as if he were trying to win a roster spot while the Atlanta Braves played as if they were tired of exhibition games.

April 03, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kim, Molder lead after 3 rounds in Houston

HUMBLE, Texas - Anthony Kim never knew where his tee shots were going. Bryce Molder never got control of his swing.

April 03, 2010 | By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


GLADEVILLE, Tenn. — Kevin Harvick took advantage of a late caution to win the NASCAR Nationwide Seri

GLADEVILLE, Tenn. - Kevin Harvick took advantage of a late caution to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday at Nashville Superspeedway.

April 03, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks win their 10th straight at home

ATLANTA - Jamal Crawford scored 29 points, Al Horford added 20 points and 14 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Detroit Pistons 91-85 on Saturday night for their 10th straight home victory.

April 03, 2010 | By GEORGE HENRY The Associated Press | Sports


Huggins, Krzyzewski back at Final Four

INDIANAPOLIS - On one bench, there's Bob Huggins, a coach who has dealt with an NCAA investigation, suffered a heart attack, been arrested for DUI, endured the stain of a zero-percent graduation rate and the tumult of two contentious job changes.

April 02, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Butler's Way leads team toward NCAA glory

INDIANAPOLIS - When Butler center Matt Howard needed an assist, it was little-used freshman Emerson Kampen who made the shoestring save.

April 02, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Molder shoots 66 to take Houston Open lead

HUMBLE, Texas - Getting to the Masters is secondary in Bryce Molder's mind. He just wants that elusive first victory on the PGA Tour.

April 02, 2010 | By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Roddick tops Nadal in semis

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - Andy Roddick resisted the impulse to retreat. Or surrender. Instead, finding himself overpowered by Rafael Nadal, Roddick began to charge the net.

April 02, 2010 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Dayton wins NIT, beats North Carolina 79-68

NEW YORK - Dayton denied last year's national champs another title and took home one of its own for the first time in 42 years.

April 02, 2010 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer | Sports


Johnson scores 25 to lead Hawks past Lakers 109-92

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 25 points, Jamal Crawford paced another dominating performance by the Atlanta bench and the Hawks handed Los Angeles its second straight loss, breezing past the Lakers 109-92 Wednesday night.

March 31, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Richt giving 3 QBs equal time in spring practice

ATHENS - Mark Richt is planning to give each of his three quarterbacks a chance to shine with the first-team offense in Georgia's G-Day spring game.

March 31, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Masters-like conditions draw star-studded field

HUMBLE, Texas - Fred Couples is content knowing that his days on the PGA Tour are winding down.

March 31, 2010 | By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Durant leaves Thunder, giving Warriors look of super team

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant decided his best chance for "growth" means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join ...

July 04, 2016 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta's streak comes to an end in West Virginia

After five consecutive victories, one of the hottest teams in the Premier Development League finally cooled off a bit.

July 02, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Germany beats Italy 6-5 in shootout, into Euro 2016 semis

BORDEAUX, France - Germany ended 54 years of misery against Italy at major tournaments by taking a familiar route to victory: The penalty shootout.

July 02, 2016 | By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Day, Piercy tied for lead at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - Jason Day had no indication that Saturday at the Bridgestone Invitational would be such hard work until one swing.

July 02, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Stunner! Djokovic's 30-match Slam streak ends at Wimbledon

LONDON - Facing yet another critical point during a match he never controlled, Novak Djokovic stretched for a half-volley drop winner, held up his right index ...

July 02, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Jason Day takes the lead at Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio - Jason Day's plan for the Bridgestone Invitational was to get in the lead as quickly as possible and expand it from there.

July 01, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Chanticleers' title brings closure after 2010 disappointment

OMAHA, Neb. - Until this week, Gary Gilmore didn't know if he would ever have as good a Coastal Carolina team as he did in ...

July 01, 2016 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Serena survives at Wimbledon, racket doesn't; Djokovic down

LONDON - Dismayed at dropping the first set after being a single point from taking it, Serena Williams sat in her Centre Court sideline chair and ...

July 01, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Tormenta keeps the streak going with 5th straight win

Trekking far away from the friendly confines of Eagle Field, South Georgia Tormenta FC remained one of the hottest teams in the Premier Development League ...

June 30, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Rain gone at Wimbledon, but so are Muguruza, 17 other seeds

LONDON - After two days filled with rain, the sun actually made an appearance at Wimbledon on Thursday, allowing for plenty of play all around the ...

June 30, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Earnhardt hopes new Chevrolet gets him a Daytona victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Amelia is in the graveyard located in the woods of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s property in North Carolina, where he collects ruined ...

June 30, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Champion Chanticleers: Coastal Carolina wins CWS vs. Arizona

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore often said he just wanted his team to reach the College World Series.

June 30, 2016 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


For Michael Phelps, the 5th Olympics may mean the most yet

OMAHA, Neb. - Michael Phelps surged to the wall, and then whipped around to spot his time.

June 29, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Loss aside, tennis teacher revels in chance to face Federer

LONDON - How much money might you be willing to pay for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to play tennis against Roger Federer on Centre Court at Wimbledon?

June 29, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


LeBron a free agent after declining option on contract

CLEVELAND - LeBron James is about to hit the free-agency market and stay right at home.

June 29, 2016 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


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