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Could admission on CTE affect $1 billion deal?

PHILADELPHIA - The NFL is standing behind a top executive's acknowledgement that the brain disease CTE can be linked to football.

March 15, 2016 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press | Sports


Plenty of story lines in this year's NCAA Tournament

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament hasn't made it out of the opening weekend the past two years, so you better believe the boys at Kansas feels as if they have something to prove.

March 14, 2016 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sports


All eyes on Spieth

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - This was always going to be a challenging year for JordanSpieth, and not just on the golf course.

March 14, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


In the Pits: IndyCar should re-examine concussion policy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - When Team Penske pulled Will Power out of the season-opening race hours before its start, questions immediately swirled about the health of one of IndyCar's top drivers.

March 14, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Eagles knocked out in first round

NEW ORLEANS – Georgia Southern came up short against South Alabama for the third time in as many tries this season, and this one is sending the Eagles back to Statesboro for good.

March 10, 2016 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


On the Fringe: When discussing golf's best, consider Branden Grace

Branden Grace held his arms about 3 feet apart to describe a relic he found during a recent trip home to South Africa.

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


Peyton Manning jokes, chokes up during retirement remarks

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning got through the weekend thanks to hundreds of texts and calls from men he played against or alongside over his unparalleled 18-year NFL career.

March 07, 2016 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Sharapova says she failed drug test; penalty unknown

LOS ANGELES - Maria Sharapova's tennis career and Olympic hopes are in jeopardy, and she claims it's all because she failed to click on a link in an email that would have told her to stop taking meldonium.

March 07, 2016 | By GREG BEACHUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Peyton Manning and Denver Broncos could be headed for split

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning is inching toward a historic repeat.

March 03, 2016 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Sun Belt to drop Idaho, NMSU following 2017 season

During a Tuesday afternoon teleconference, Sun Belt Conference commissioner Karl Benson and Texas State University president Dr. Denise Trauth announced that the Sun Belt will be a 10-team football conference beginning with the 2018 season.

March 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Unconcerned with critics, Harbaugh and Michigan bask in sun

BRADENTON, Fla. - Jim Harbaugh basked in the sun Monday, spending six hours on the practice field with his Michigan Wolverines.

February 29, 2016 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rio's challenges, doping in Russia top IOC agenda

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - With five months to go until the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the challenges keep piling up.

February 29, 2016 | By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles crush App State in home finale

February 25, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


5 contenders for FIFA presidency but appears a 2-man contest

ZURICH (AP) - Whether it's World Cup holder Germany or tiny island nations like Tonga, every country has the same power when it comes to choosing a FIFA president.

February 25, 2016 | By ROB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles, Tech go the distance

In the first game of the season at J.I. Clements Stadium, nine innings wasn't enough.

February 25, 2016 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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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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