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Ballesteros passes

MADRID - Tributes poured in from across the globe Saturday after five-time major winner Seve Ballesteros died of brain cancer, with players moved to tears by the passing of the dashing Spaniard who transformed European golf and the Ryder Cup.

May 07, 2011 | By PAUL LOGOTHETIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Playoffs starting to look Rose-y for Bulls

ATLANTA - Derrick Rose walked slowly out of the arena Saturday, large packs of ice wrapped around both knees.

May 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


No go for Uncle Mo

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The pockmarked road to the Kentucky Derby claimed another victim Friday when Uncle Mo was scratched due to a mysterious stomach ailment, further dimming a race already short on star power and speed.

May 06, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Rose scores career-high 44 to lead Bulls rout

ATLANTA - Finally, the real Chicago Bulls showed up in the playoffs.

May 06, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks' confidence up after road win

ATLANTA - Larry Drew likes the look of these playoffs.

May 05, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bulls even the series

CHICAGO - Newly crowned MVP Derrick Rose scored 25 points, Joakim Noah added 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Atlanta Hawks 86-73 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Wednesday night to tie the series.

May 04, 2011 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rose expected to return for Bulls in Game 2

DEERFIELD, Ill. - Derrick Rose should be fine. Time will tell if the Chicago Bulls will be, too.

May 03, 2011 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Bream perfect for kids

Take a kid fishing. We hear that phrase all the time and it sounds like a good idea but when have you actually followed through? In our busy world we often have noble intentions but never seem to find the time. Fathers and grandfathers ought to take their sons and grandsons but we also need to consider other young ones outside our immediate family who might not otherwise have an opportunity because of their circumstances.

May 03, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


A shocker in Chicago

CHICAGO - Joe Johnson scored 34 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Derrick Rose and the top-seeded Chicago Bulls 103-95 on Monday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

May 02, 2011 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL back in court Monday

MINNEAPOLIS - With its players again barred from work, the NFL told a federal appeals court Monday the fight over whether the lockout is legal won't get in the way of the 2011 season. The rest of the labor fight? That's anyone's guess.

May 02, 2011 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles fall to UNCG in extra innings

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The UNC Greensboro Spartans scrapped to a 7-6, 10-inning win Saturday in Game 2 to take the three-game series against Georgia Southern Saturday, and this time they earned all of their runs.

April 30, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Return of lockout caps NFL's week

NEW YORK - From lockout to injunction to limbo and back to lockout - with a draft thrown in. Not even Super Bowl week gets that wild.

April 30, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Hawks need others to step up with Hinrich leg issues

ATLANTA - Jeff Teague, it's time to shine.

April 30, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bowyer on roll as Sprint Cup heads to Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Clint Bowyer's season started with a chance to win the Daytona 500. A late-race wreck ended his opportunity, and set the tone for a miserable opening month.

April 30, 2011 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Panthers gamble on Cam

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers selected Auburn quarterback Cam Newton with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, gambling the Heisman Trophy winner will overcome questions about his character and work ethic to become the team's first franchise quarterback.

April 28, 2011 | By MIKE CRANSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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A clean slate and a fresh start for Jordan Spieth

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate his ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


USC, 'Bama and Clemson star on AP's All-Bowl Team

The college football bowl season featured so many thrilling individual performances that even a few 200-yard rushers failed to make the Associated Press 2016 All-Bowl ...

January 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tide-Tigers II: The matchups

Every defensive meeting at Clemson this week might as well have started with coordinator Brent Venables passing around a photo of Alabama's O.J ...

January 03, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Bowls could get a makeover

Meaningless bowls. Too many bowls. Made-for-TV bowls. Shrinking bowl attendance.

January 03, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Will sequel live up to the hype?

In movies, sequels aren't always as good.

January 03, 2017 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


First of Trump's 'conflicts of interest' could be golf course

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The decorative clock bearing the name of America's incoming 45th president has yet to start at the Trump International Golf ...

January 03, 2017 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


On the Fringe: Five questions for upcoming golf season

The new year in golf is consumed by an old topic, this time with a twist.

January 03, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


To be blunt, the Sun Belt is so bad at scheduling

Due to an early deadline so that all Statesboro Herald employees can properly ring in the new year, this space in the sports section will ...

December 30, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


LeBron's block in The Finals is the play of 2016

They came from many sports, in many countries, with varying forms of pressure involved.

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Cubs' World Series title voted top AP sports story of 2016

CHICAGO - Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy.

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


UConn finishes up 2016 surprisingly undefeated

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - As 2016 comes to a close, Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies finished the year unbeaten.

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Roger Federer says he hopes to play '2 to 3 more years'

PERTH, Australia (AP) - Roger Federer says he hopes to play for at least another two to three years and that his "mindset is for the ...

December 30, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mississippi State blocks late FG to top Miami (OH)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Mississippi State's sideline erupted in celebration, relieved to escape with a victory to end a challenging season.

December 26, 2016 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Boston College explodes early, hangs on to beat Maryland

DETROIT - Boston College blew a fourth-quarter lead in a loss to Georgia Tech in its season opener in Ireland. In the Eagles' finale, they showed ...

December 26, 2016 | By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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