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Chelsea wins first European league title in shootout

MUNICH - Didier Drogba tied the match with a header in the 88th minute, and then scored the decisive goal in the shootout as Chelsea beat Bayern Munich to win the Champions League final, 4-3 on penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw Saturday.

May 19, 2012 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Andretti favorite heading into qualifying

INDIANAPOLIS - Maybe Marco Andretti can make good on his vision of going from last to first at Indianapolis.

May 19, 2012 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pacers pummel Heat in Game 3

INDIANAPOLIS - Roy Hibbert had 19 points and 18 rebounds, George Hill scored 20 and Danny Granger 17 as the Indiana Pacers, showing more balance, toughness and togetherness than Miami, throttled the Heat 94-75 on Thursday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

May 17, 2012 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Saints' Vilma sues NFL Commissioner for defamation

NEW ORLEANS - Suspended Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, claiming the league's top executive made false statements that tarnished Vilma's reputation and hindered his ability to earn a living playing football.

May 17, 2012 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Clemens accuser: 'I didn't make it up'

WASHINGTON - Roger Clemens' lawyer toyed with Brian McNamee's memory and attacked him from several directions at once. The attorney even put an easel next to the witness with the words: "MISTAKE. BAD MEMORY. LIE." Eventually, there came the inevitable question: "Do you sometimes just make stuff up?"

May 16, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Celtics take 2-1 lead over 76ers

PHILADELPHIA - Kevin Garnett scored 27 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and used a dominant second quarter to help the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 107-91, on Wednesday night and take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

May 16, 2012 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cassius Osborn honored

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame University of Georgia Chapter recognized Cassius Osborn of Statesboro (center) at their 27th annual awards presentation on April 16, 2012, in Athens at the Athens Country Club. Osborn received a plaque honoring him for post graduate achievement for his commitment to his community and his alma mater in the highest of American traditions. He is shown with Mark Richt, University of Georgia head football coach (left); and Phil Simms (right), former New York Giants quarterback who is currently a lead NFL analyst for CBS Sports as well as a host of ...

May 16, 2012 | Staff report | Sports


Outdoor Life - A look at my dual doctoral studies for the outdoorsman

I am currently working on a double doctorate degree and I'm sure that comes as a total surprise to many of you who read this column each week.

May 15, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Kuchar all smiles after Players win

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kuchar knows all about the prestige and the perks of winning The Players Championship. The richest payoff in golf. A three-year exemption to the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open. What means just as much is a framed picture on a basement wall in a tunnel the public never sees.

May 14, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


McNamee testifies Clemens used steroids in 1998

WASHINGTON - Speaking softly, nervously and in detail, Brian McNamee testified about the life-changing moment when, he said, he first injected Roger Clemens with steroids.

May 14, 2012 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Na shoots 68, leads by one heading to final round

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Kevin Na didn't feel comfortable about anything Saturday except his name atop the leaderboard at The Players Championship.

May 12, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Kuchar, Johnson, Na lead while Tiger survives cut

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - The Players Championship still lacks some definition going into the weekend. At least it still has one of golf's star attractions.

May 11, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Hawks face offseason choices

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks on Friday entered a painfully early start to their offseason of uncertainty.

May 11, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Boston Celtics advance to Eastern Conference semifinals

BOSTON - Kevin Garnett had 28 points and 14 rebounds, hitting a jumper to give Boston the lead with 31 seconds left, and the Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks, 83-80, in Game 6 on Thursday night to win their first-round playoff series and advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the fifth straight year.

May 10, 2012 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Poulter, Laird tied at The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Ian Poulter is enjoying his new digs - his newly built home and his spot atop the leaderboard Thursday in The Players Championship.

May 10, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Eagles win a thriller in Boone

BOONE, N.C. – Tookie Brown scored a game-high 21 points, including the last four of the contest for the Eagles, and Georgia Southern overcame a ...

January 13, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


NFL Playoffs - Divisional round kicks off

What America saw last weekend from the Atlanta Falcons was similar to what the team showed for 2½ quarters of last year's Super Bowl.

January 12, 2018 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Harman extends good play in Hawaii and takes Sony Open lead

HONOLULU - Different islands, vastly different golf courses, same good play from Brian Harman.

January 12, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


After one for the ages, Australian Open now a fitness test

MELBOURNE, Australia - With Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic among the walking wounded and Serena Williams already deciding not to defend her title, injuries and absentees ...

January 12, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Donaldson, Bryant set records ahead of arbitration swap

NEW YORK - Third basemen Josh Donaldson and Kris Bryant set records Friday when they were among 145 players who agreed to one-year contracts rather than ...

January 12, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Eagles fly by Arkansas State

January 04, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Outdoor Living: Raccoon hunting fever at Winter Peak

(Authors note: Thanks to all who sent comments and opinions concerning last week's article on the Second Amendment. That turned out to be a ...

January 02, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Tormenta FC picks up more awards

South Georgia Tormenta FC walked away from the 2016 Premier Development League awards last season with the title of 'Best New Franchise'. A second year ...

December 28, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Altuve named AP Male Athlete of the Year

HOUSTON - Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title with a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in November and picked ...

December 27, 2017 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Devontavius Payne scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds, and ETSU shot 54 percent in the second half to take down Georgia ...

December 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Roadrunners slip past Eagles in final minute

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Rickey Holden scored a game-high 16 points and hit the game-winning free throws with 10.9 seconds left to lift CSU Bakersfield to ...

December 17, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


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