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Ganassi teams hope to be up front at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Chip Ganassi hopes to improve on last year's 24-hour race at Daytona International Speedway.

January 27, 2012 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Novak Djokovic wins marathon match

MELBOURNE, Australia - If anyone knows how Novak Djokovic feels after sweating and scrapping for almost five hours in the Australian Open semifinals, it's his next opponent - Rafael Nadal.

January 27, 2012 | By CAROLINE CHEESE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal beats Federer

MELBOURNE, Australia - Only the trophy and the tears were missing from this latest Grand Slam installment of Rafa vs. Roger.

January 26, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bucs lure Schiano away from Rutgers

TAMPA, Fla. - The Buccaneers are counting on Greg Schiano to lead them back to respectability and transform Tampa Bay into consistent winners - much in the same way he made Rutgers matter again.

January 26, 2012 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Funeral service for Paterno as thousands mourn

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Quiet mourners lined the route of Joe Paterno's funeral procession Wednesday, watching with grief and reverence as the electric-blue hearse carrying the Penn State coach's casket slowly drove by.

January 25, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pats in familiar place

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Season opener or Super Bowl, every game is a big game to Bill Belichick.

January 24, 2012 | By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer, Clijsters advance to tournament semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer advanced to the Australian Open semifinals for the ninth consecutive year with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Juan Martin del Potro, one of only two men who've beaten him in a Grand Slam final.

January 24, 2012 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Not-so-special teams are costly

If it's true, as the saying goes, that "defense wins championships," the NFL's conference title games offered ample evidence that special teams can lose them.

January 23, 2012 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Public memorial set for Paterno at Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno's family said Monday the legendary football coach will get a two-day viewing and a public memorial this week on the Penn State campus, two months after the university summarily fired him over the phone.

January 23, 2012 | By MARK SCOLFORO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Giants to face Patriots in Super Bowl

Talk about a super sequel.

January 22, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno dies at 85

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Happy Valley was perfect for Joe Paterno, a place where "JoePa" knew best, where he not only won more football games than any other major college coach, but won them the right way: with integrity and sportsmanship. A place where character came first, championships second.

January 22, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tight end the new 'it' position in NFL

From Gonzo to Gronk to Graham, tight ends are running past, around and through defenders at an unprecedented rate. Hey, the Patriots' Rob Gronkowski does all of those things on one play.

January 21, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Turnovers, or lack therof, important

Protect the ball or go home.

January 21, 2012 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Paterno clinging to life

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno's doctors say the former Penn State coach's condition has become "serious" after he experienced complications from lung cancer in recent days.

January 21, 2012 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks dominate, blow out Cleveland

ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks, coming off a loss that prompted their coach to say they quit, responded with their highest scoring output of the season in a 121-94 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.

January 21, 2012 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


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When GS football is down, the community goes too

College football has television outnumbered, which can be annoying to us fans who have to hunt for our favorite games.

September 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Where has my winning culture gone?

Way back when I was playing for youth baseball, soccer and football teams, I never had much luck.

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Southern gets smothered

Given a bye week and -- after dodging Hurricane Irma - about 10 days to prepare for Indiana, the Georgia Southern Eagles fell flat, to say the ...

September 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Trump comments on Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

SOMERSET, N.J. - President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day ...

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?

CHICAGO - Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily ...

September 22, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Sports


Struggling Eagles face Indiana

Indiana University historically has been one of the worst football programs in the Big Ten.

September 22, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Thomas tied at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship.

September 22, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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