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Jackets set to tip off season

It's a new year and a new season for Southeast Bulloch baseketball. Both teams worked hard in the offseason and now it's time to see just where they stack up.

November 21, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Millsap's 23 points help Hawks hold off Kings 103-97

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 23 points, including a running one-hander with 15.7 seconds remaining as the Atlanta Hawks held off the Sacramento Kings 103-97 Wednesday night.

November 18, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


FIFA rejects Blatter, Platini appeals against 90-day bans

GENEVA - Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini lost their appeals Wednesday against interim 90-day bans for financial wrongdoing in the growing corruption scandal that has shaken world soccer.

November 18, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Fish local ponds for fall crappie

Looking for some fall fishing fun? Check out the local ponds and you might run into some fast action and bring home a stringer full of the tastiest fish Georgia has to offer. Once you've cooked up some fried crappie filets you will be convinced that it's a pursuit that needs to be on your outdoor calendar every year. Here are a few hints that can help you have a successful day on the water.

November 17, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


U.S. plays Trinidad and Tobago to draw

Gyasi Zardes and Jermaine Jones were both thwarted by the crossbar and the United States played to 0-0 draw with Trinidad and Tobago in a World Cup qualifying match Tuesday in Port-of-Spain.

November 17, 2015 | The Associated Press | Sports


Blatter remains in hospital after stress-related 'breakdown'

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Sepp Blatter remains in a Swiss hospital after what his spokesman called a "small breakdown" related to stress.

November 11, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Concussion' movie delivers hard hit to NFL

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Concussion" delivers a hard hit to the NFL as it deals with data linking repeated blows to the heads of its players to dementia and a host of other problems.

November 11, 2015 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Clemson stays atop college football playoff rankings

Notre Dame moved into the top four in the second College Football Playoff selection committee rankings of the season Tuesday night.

November 10, 2015 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Missouri players didn't recognize how much power they had

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri receiver J'Mon Moore decided to visit the protesters who had built a tent city on Carnahan Quad, demanding that the university pay attention to their complaints about racism.

November 10, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Eagles enjoying rest before Troy matchup

As the regular season heads into its stretch run, the Georgia Southern Eagles are ready to take on their final four games with a bit more health and with plenty of rest.

November 09, 2015 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Korver helps Hawks win 6th straight, 121-115 over Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS - Kyle Korver scored 22 points, hitting all eight of his shots, including four from 3-point range, and the Atlanta Hawks won their sixth straight, 121-115 over the winless New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.

November 06, 2015 | By BRETT MARTELA P Sports Writer | Sports


Atlanta, Santa Clara, New Orleans to host college title game

Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, were selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games from a group of nine cities and regions.

November 05, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Racist attacks mar Champions League

KIEV, Ukraine - Instead of being one of the biggest sports events of the year in troubled Ukraine, Dynamo Kiev's game against Chelsea in the Champions League turned into a public display of the country's struggle to contain violent racists.

November 03, 2015 | By JAMES ELLINGWORTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kansas City throws a party to celebrate Royals' championship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The world champion Kansas City Royals basked in the adulation of thousands of ecstatic fans in a parade and rally Tuesday that nearly shut down downtown for hours.

November 03, 2015 | By BILL DRAPER Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Illness ruins a good day of fishing

Not to create a scandal or anything but yes, this is another one of my many stories about life in the great outdoors. However I was not actually intoxicated during this particular fishing expedition even though that is the title. I suppose that this statement needs some explanation because the circumstances were different that one might assume. My head would wind up feeling like a tanked up old boozer on the day in question here, but I had not consumed a single dram of any alcoholic beverage and of course that begs the question - what in the world was going ...

November 03, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


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Djokovic wins, faces questions on match-fixing

MELBOURNE, Australia - For the second time in three days, Novak Djokovic won a match at the Australian Open and was confronted by questions about match-fixing ...

January 18, 2016 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks make Magic disappear

ATLANTA - Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer likes the production he's been getting recently from his bench.

January 18, 2016 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Southern vs. State

Just a little less than two months ago, Georgia Southern took a swift kick to the pride as Georgia State pulled off an unlikely upset ...

January 18, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Column: (Excessive) parental discretion not advised

A few months ago, I wrote a column on how "participation" trophies were a hindrance to a young athlete's mental develop and ultimately, a ...

January 18, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Warhawks can't keep up with Eagles

The Georgia Southern Eagles ended a four-game home stand in style and gained some much-needed ground in the Sun Belt Conference standings as they claimed ...

January 15, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NCAA convention has big vote on football championships

AUSTIN, Texas - Two days after Alabama's latest national championship, a vote at the NCAA's annual convention could have a huge impact on which ...

January 12, 2016 | By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tuscaloosa gets the party started

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama may have won its fourth national championship in seven seasons, but for the students in Tuscaloosa the party never gets old.

January 12, 2016 | By PHILLIP LUCAS 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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