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Braves see victory: Freeman's clear vision helps beat St. Louis

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs, wearing his new glasses, to help the Atlanta Braves recover after blowing a five-run lead and beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 10-7, on Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Venus Williams nets lopsided loss at French Open

PARIS - Used to be that Venus Williams was the one who was highly ranked, the one considered a title contender, the one who would dominate foes so thoroughly that matches would be tidily wrapped up in an hour.

May 30, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


McIlroy hopes Memorial is start of another big run

DUBLIN, Ohio - Rory McIlroy is playing more golf than he planned going into his title defense at the U.S. Open.

May 30, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Brazil beats United States, 4-1, in front of 67,619 fans

LANDOVER, Md. - Neymar converted a penalty kick and assisted on goals by defenders Thiago Silva and Marcelo as Brazil took advantage of a sloppy American backline to beat the United States, 4-1, in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

May 30, 2012 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Catching big cats in Ga. summer

Big catfish abound in Georgia reservoirs and rivers all over the state and bringing a twenty plus pound fish over the gunwales is pretty common if you know how to go about it. So I went to a pro to find out and the results were something special.

May 29, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Serena Williams upset in first round

PARIS - For more than a decade, whatever the state of her health or her game, no matter the opponent or arena, Serena Williams always won first-round matches at Grand Slam tournaments.

May 29, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Federer ties record in first round win

PARIS - On the occasion of his record-tying 233rd victory in a Grand Slam match, Roger Federer was asked Monday whether he recalls which player he beat for his first win at a major tournament.

May 28, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


IndyCar hits jackpot with compelling, star-filled Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS - It's rare in racing when everything aligns to create a breathtaking event, the kind that's certain to be talked about through the years and recalled as one of the best.

May 28, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Florida grabs top seed in regional play

NEW YORK - Florida heads into the NCAA tournament as college baseball's top team.

May 28, 2012 | By DENNIS WASZACK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Our race to lose'

INDIANAPOLIS - Marco Andretti knows how much heartache his family has suffered at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He needs no reminders that IndyCar could use an American superstar, and with his famous last name, he is quite aware of the hope that maybe he can be the one to elevate this attention-starved series.

May 26, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Celtics to play Miami

BOSTON - Rajon Rondo had 18 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 85-75, in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.

May 26, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Dufner leads at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson have set up what will basically be a match-play final round for the winner's plaid jacket at the Colonial.

May 26, 2012 | AP Sports Writer | Sports


Djokovic eyes Grand Slam

PARIS - As daylight disappeared and wind whipped loose dirt around the court, Novak Djokovic watched one last ace fly off Roger Federer's racket and end their thrill-a-minute semifinal at the 2011 French Open.

May 26, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Hinchcliffe eyes breakout race

INDIANAPOLIS - James Hinchcliffe still isn't over the disappointment of losing the Indianapolis 500 pole by a measly 9 inches to Ryan Briscoe.

May 25, 2012 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


DNA on beer can needle 'likely' belongs to Clemens

WASHINGTON - A needle stored with a beer can appeared to contain an extremely tiny amount of Roger Clemens' DNA, which turned out to be good news and bad news for both sides in the perjury trial of the seven-time Cy Young Award winner.

May 25, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE 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


Bubba breezes to match play victory

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Bubba Watson sees golf differently from anyone else.

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


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