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NFL and players say that they're making progress

Noting that "progress has been made," NFL owners and players wrapped up a round of intensive talks Friday without a full agreement to end the league's four-month lockout, but determined to keep pushing over the weekend.

July 15, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports

NCAA investigation wrecks Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - The NCAA put Georgia Tech on four years of probation, fined the school $100,000 and stripped its ACC title game win from the 2009 football season on Thursday for violations that also included problems in the men's basketball program.

July 14, 2011 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports

Clemens case ruled mistrial

WASHINGTON - Almost as soon as it began, former baseball star Roger Clemens' perjury trial ended Thursday - in a mistrial the judge blamed on prosecutors and said a "first-year law student" would have known to avoid.

July 14, 2011 | By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press | Sports

Amatuer shares first round lead at British Open

SANDWICH, England - Thomas Bjorn and Tom Lewis have nothing in common except for the unlikely position they shared Thursday atop the leaderboard at the British Open.

July 14, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Torch being passed to US women

FRANKFURT, Germany - Lauren Cheney was just 11 during the 1999 World Cup, watching from the stands and imagining what it would be like to be on that field with Mia Hamm and Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy and Brandi Chastain.

July 14, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports

US women edge France in semis

MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany - Abby Wambach sure knows how to deliver.

July 13, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports

Halfway home

From Derek Jeter to Albert Pujols and Joe Mauer, you could put together an All-Star team just from the guys who have been stuck on the disabled list this season.

July 13, 2011 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Baseball Writer | Sports

Steelers' Harrison: Goodell a 'crook' and 'devil'

NEW YORK - Heavily fined Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison calls NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a "crook" and a "devil," among other insults, in a magazine article.

July 13, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports

Abdullah breaking down barriers

ATLANTA - Kulsoom Abdullah's Ph.D. from Georgia Tech and black belt in taekwondo are proof she doesn't back away from challenges.

July 13, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports

Contador hopes knee holds up

LAVAUR, France - Defending Tour de France Alberto Contador wants to show his rivals he is still the world's best climber when the race hits the Pyrenees on Thursday. It just depends whether his troublesome right knee lets him.

July 13, 2011 | By JEROME PUGMIRE AP Sports Writer | Sports

USA takes on France in semifinal

MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany - The Americans feel just fine, thank you, not tired a bit. The high they were on after that epic Brazil game? That's so yesterday.

July 12, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports

McIlroy the star entering Open

SANDWICH, England - Rory McIlroy slipped into his seat without great fanfare Tuesday, his presence detected by a sudden burst of camera shutters when the photographers realized the star of this British Open had arrived.

July 12, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Georgia opens new state park

The Chattahoochee River originates in the mountains of Northeast Georgia and flows through the city of Atlanta then works its way all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. The "Hooch" is best known because it supplies water to our capital and lately has been the subject of a controversy over water rights with Alabama. Now the river is the subject of a new and refreshing topic.

July 12, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports

My Take - NL already just a two-horse race

As the All-Star game brings an end to the first half of the Major League Baseball season, it's almost impossible for any Braves fan not to be in a good mood.

July 11, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Halladay, Weaver get the nod

PHOENIX - Philadelphia's Roy Halladay will start for the National League in Tuesday night's All-Star game against the Los Angeles Angels' Jered Weaver.

July 11, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports

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Tiger Woods casting a shadow larger than ever

MEXICO CITY - Tiger Woods is bigger than ever in golf, and he already was plenty big when he was winning at a rate never seen.

February 28, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Teams back at combine searching for 2018 success

INDIANAPOLIS - Lured out of the broadcast booth with a $100 million contract that makes him the highest-paid football coach ever, Jon Gruden sauntered up to ...

February 28, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports

U.S. Open abandons 18-hole playoff

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - The U.S. Open is changing to a two-hole aggregate playoff, the last of the four majors to do away with ...

February 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

The day after: Pyeongchang breathes, bids Olympics farewell

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - From volunteers to support staff to the joint Korea women's hockey team, people from many cultures bid farewell to each other ...

February 26, 2018 | By TED ANTHONY Associated Press | Sports

UTA rolls past Georgia Southern

ARLINGTON, Texas - Kevin Hervey scored 21 points and hit all five of his 3-pointers in the second half to lead UTA to an 83-63 Sun ...

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

GS Ladies no match for UT Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas - The UT Arlington women's basketball team avenged an earlier season Sun Belt Conference loss to Georgia Southern, picking up a 70-49 victory ...

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Georgia Southern walk-on tryouts to be named for Edwin Jackson

Georgia Southern head football coach Chad Lunsford announced Thursday that the walk-on tryouts for the program moving forward will be named in honor of Edwin ...

February 22, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Bubba Watson takes lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from the cup for a tap-in eagle . He chipped in for birdie ...

February 17, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Southern, not State

With Georgia Southern mired in a three-game slide and trying to hang on to a top-four spot in the Sun Belt Conference standings - which will ...

February 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

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