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My Take - Best part of the football season

The two best parts of the football season have to be the beginning and the end of the regular season.

August 15, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Texas A&M facing 'lengthy' realignment process

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M is looking into joining the Southeastern Conference, and contemplating remaining in the Big 12.

August 15, 2011 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC expansion?

HOUSTON - The Texas A&M System board of regents has called a special meeting Monday that includes an agenda item about conference alignment. The session comes amid speculation that Texas A&M is leaving the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference.

August 13, 2011 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Zambrano placed on disqualified list

ATLANTA - The Chicago Cubs placed Carlos Zambrano on the disqualified list Saturday and said the right-hander would receive no pay and have no part in team activities for 30 days.

August 13, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


No-names on top

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Brendan Steele and Jason Dufner at least can make a name for themselves in the PGA Championship. Until that big trophy is handed out Sunday, however, this major remains very much a mystery.

August 13, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Woods misses the cut at PGA Championship

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Hardly anyone knows the two guys leading the PGA Championship.

August 12, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Stricker ties PGA record

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Steve Stricker had a shot at history.

August 11, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


All that's left for Lee is a major win

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Lee Westwood is trying as hard as ever to win a major, the missing piece to what has turned into a stellar career.

August 09, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Column: A strong field, a weak decision

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - There was a charm about John Daly winning the PGA Championship that was more than just his awesome length.

August 09, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


Outdoor Life: Don’t get 'hooked' on fishing

If I ever write a book I'll call it, "Truth's, Half Truth's and Downright Lies," mainly because I can't remember which category all my little adventures fall under.

August 09, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Local Roundup: Kenan finishes 3rd at Motocross championship

HURRICANE MILLS, Tenn. - Braeden Kenan, a 7-year-old from Stilson, finished in third place in the nation out of 41 competitors in his age group at the 2011 Red Bull Motorcyclist Association Amateur Motocross National Championship at Loretta Lynn's Ranch which ran Saturday, July 31 through Friday, Aug. 5 in Tennessee.

August 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Sports


New world, same old Tiger Woods

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Tiger Woods stepped from behind a microphone, thankful to be done with a short interview that felt like an intrusion. He took 23 questions, most of them about his golf, a few others about his left leg, then walked off without looking at anyone.

August 08, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Lady Blue Devils veterans try to turn it around

There's no easy way to say it. The 2010 season was a rough one for Statesboro softball.

August 06, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Sharpe among 2011 HoF inductees

CANTON, Ohio - That kid who went to college with two brown grocery bags filled with his belongings strutted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

August 06, 2011 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Problems continue for Tiger

AKRON, Ohio - Ryo Ishikawa amazed even his peers in a charity-driven sport when he pledged in March to donate his entire earnings on the golf course to the tsunami relief fund in his native Japan.

August 06, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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5 ready to enter MLB Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Tim Raines played in the major leagues for more than two decades, and yet one at-bat still sticks in his mind.

July 28, 2017 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves ship struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to minors

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

NEW YORK - A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the ...

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Strengths and weaknesses for all Sun Belt teams

This is the second installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

July 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Striking out Alzheimer's

At promptly 6:30 AM Wednesday morning, Chandler Dennard was out at the Georgia Southern softball complex nervously pacing around the grounds.

July 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Martinez hits 2, Marte homers in Diamondbacks' 10-3 rout

PHOENIX - Ketel Marte is still trying to find his hitting stroke since being called up from the minors in late June. He isn't a ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Divers search lake for NFL star's $100,000-plus earring

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - An NFL star's diamond earring valued at more than $100,000 is now presumed lost on the murky bottom of a Georgia ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Young Eagles look to GATA

Georgia Southern will field a young football team this season, but youth often brings about excitement and Tuesday morning looked like Christmas in July.

July 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Standout Screven County WR Tyquan Johnson commits to South Carolina

The hype on Screven County wide receiver Tyquan Johnson came to an unexpected conclusion Saturday evening when South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp tweeted #SpursUp!

July 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead US

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bruce Arena bites his fingernails religiously, a habit he has had since age 10.

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes ...

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Benson: 'Future is now'

The Sun Belt Conference started sponsoring football in 2001. Since then the league has taken plenty of lumps in the hyper-competitive world of college football ...

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Summers, Eagles trying to turn it around in 2017

When it comes to Sun Belt media day, those interested in Georgia Southern never have to dig too far to find a big story.

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Spieth back on top

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in among the rest of ...

July 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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