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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


Column: Patriots taking out Deflategate wrath on rest of NFL

The New England Patriots are still ticked off.

October 31, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


TCU's Boykin scrambles forward in Heisman Trophy race

FORT WORTH, Texas - If Trevone Boykin keeps playing like this, the TCU quarterback won't need any hype to win the Heisman Trophy.

October 31, 2015 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Baseball goes all in with daily fantasy games

Rob Manfred has read the law, and delivered his verdict.

October 28, 2015 | By TIM DAHLBERG Associated Press | Sports


BBQ or bagels? A tasty World Series set, Royals meet Mets

Yoenis Cespedes launching long drives, Lorenzo Cain dashing to catch them. Noah Syndergaard zinging 100 mph heat, Alcides Escobar trying to catch up.

October 24, 2015 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Parade crash kills 4 at Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla. - A woman suspected of driving under the influence plowed into a crowd Saturday during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing four people - including a 2-year-old boy - and injuring dozens more in a collision that sent some spectators flying through the air.

October 24, 2015 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press | Sports


Popovich to coach US Olympic basketball team after Coach K

When it came time for a pro coach again, the U.S. basketball team turned to the one considered the NBA's best.

October 23, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Estrada leads Blue Jays over Royals 7-1 to force ALCS Game 6

TORONTO (AP) - Marco Estrada took the mound with one task: save the season for the Toronto Blue Jays.

October 21, 2015 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Royals rout Blue Jays, one win away from another World Series berth

TORONTO - Whether it's a long ball by Ben Zobrist, a slashing single from Lorenzo Cain or another exhilarating trip around the bases for Alcides Escobar, these Kansas City Royals are relentless - and one win from a return trip to the World Series.

October 20, 2015 | By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: WMAs for deer hunting in South Georgia

Georgia's deer population is healthy and plentiful. With about 1.3 million animals making up the herd statewide there are plenty of opportunities for success. There are WMA's scattered all over Georgia for those who wish to hunt but don't have their own land or a lease to hunt on. The state is divided into several geographic regions and Bulloch County lies just inside the area known as the lower coastal plain. The basic topography includes coastal marsh, barrier islands and sandy soil. The borders of the area run from Screven County on the north all the ...

October 20, 2015 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Escort: How could Cardinals' Pitino not know of sex parties?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Escort Katina Powell broke her silence on Tuesday, saying she has no proof that Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino knew that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers to strip and have sex with former recruits and players.

October 20, 2015 | By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Royals beat Blue Jays 5-0 in ALCS opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Edinson Volquez gave the Blue Jays another reason to rue him Friday night.

October 17, 2015 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sports


Superstitions hard to shed for hopeful Chicago Cubs faithful

CHICAGO - Billy Siegel doesn't want to hear any talk about a billy goat curse or a Steve Bartman hex afflicting his beloved Chicago Cubs. He dismisses as rubbish any suggestion that a little black cat had anything to do with the team's heartbreaking collapse down the stretch in 1969, too.

October 16, 2015 | By DON BABWIN Associated Press | Sports


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LeBron, Cavs clinch top seed in East with win over Hawks

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 34 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving added 35 and the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference ...

April 11, 2016 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth hangs on to Masters lead, but just barely

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The final pairing for a weekend at the Masters is what everyone wanted - Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, winners at four of the ...

April 08, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Superstar showdown set up at Augusta

Augusta National reminded us Friday that diamonds are made under pressure.

April 08, 2016 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


A look at the NCAA Tournament, ending with shot for the ages

HOUSTON - The NCAA Tournament started on March 15 with Florida Gulf Coast handing Fairleigh Dickinson a 96-65 beatdown.

April 05, 2016 | By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


NFL picks Twitter to stream Thursday night games

NEW YORK - The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday night games.

April 05, 2016 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | 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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