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Outdoor Life: Plastic worms — Hall of Fame bait for bass

If I could have only one type of lure in my tackle box for largemouth bass fishing there's no doubt in my mind what it would be. I'll take plastic worms every time. They are the most versatile in terms of the depths you can fish them in, the speed at which they can be retrieved, the type of cover in which they can be fished, and the array of colors and sizes in which they come. Add those things up and throw in the fact that they can be effective nearly every day of the year and ...

May 24, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Djokovic wins again

PARIS - Novak Djokovic extended his perfect season into the French Open, beating Thiemo de Bakker 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 Monday in the first round.

May 23, 2011 | By CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tough day for three American teens

PARIS - Summing up a 6-2, 6-0 loss to defending champion Francesca Schiavone at the French Open, Melanie Oudin of Marietta, Ga., said Monday: "Basically, I pretty much got a clay-court lesson."

May 23, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


UCI denies covering up doping test

GENEVA - The International Cycling Union "categorically rejects" Tyler Hamilton's allegations that it helped cover up a positive drug test by Lance Armstrong at the 2001 Tour de Suisse.

May 23, 2011 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Crash won't stop Indy's de Silvestro

BOSTON - Simona de Silvestro's hands are wrapped in thick gauze and tape from her wrists to fingertips, protecting the raw tissue beneath from exposure as it heals from the burns caused by a horrific crash during practice for the Indianapolis 500.

May 23, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Local Roundup: Bad Donkey sweeps tourney; Boro men take title

May 23, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Sports


Edwards rolls to easy win in All-Star Race

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - The race was billed as a throwback to the Wild West, and track officials practically promised scores would be settled in the $1 million Sprint All-Star Race.

May 22, 2011 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Shackleford wins

BALTIMORE - Shackleford was sweating profusely, bucking and kicking until six crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 gate at the Preakness.

May 21, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Tagliani takes Indy 500 pole

INDIANAPOLIS - Alex Tagliani broke up the monopoly in the top-heavy IndyCar series and became the first Canadian to earn the pole for the Indianapolis 500.

May 21, 2011 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Toms blows 7-shot lead at Colonial, Wi leads

FORT WORTH, Texas - Charlie Wi made a 32-foot birdie putt on the par-3 16th hole soon after a weather delay at Colonial, taking the lead after playing partner David Toms blew a seven-stroke advantage in the third round Saturday.

May 21, 2011 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: When will NFL players begin getting restless?

Just a few days after the owners regained the momentum in the NFL labor dispute, union leader DeMaurice Smith stood before graduating seniors at the University of Maryland and gave the kind of speech he should have reserved for rallying the troops for what figures to be a long and uncomfortable summer.

May 21, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Animal Kingdom favored to win Preakness

BALTIMORE - Animal Kingdom won't be sneaking up on anyone - even coming from behind.

May 20, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


'A matter of time' before Thrashers move

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Winnipeg's mayor says it's just "a matter of time" before a deal to move the Atlanta Thrashers to his city is finalized and announced.

May 20, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Toms ties for the lead at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas - David Toms is starting to again feel the kind of confidence he had when he was winning tournaments and consistently ranked among the PGA Tour's best players. That disappointing near-miss before Colonial isn't shaking him.

May 19, 2011 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lots of camping in Northeast Ga.

A few weeks ago we took a look at camping areas near Bulloch County. Today we take a gander at some spots in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. All these places have a little something different to offer and each one has a special treat in store for you. Camping is one of life's great experiences and the kids will always remember and talk about the days spent outdoors with their family. Whether you like hiking, fishing, golfing, swimming, picnicking, outdoor photography, or just taking in the grand visions of what nature has to offer, one of these spots will ...

May 17, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Outdoor Life | Sports


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Wren goes for eight RBI in big win for Eagles

Mercer entered its home game against Georgia Southern Tuesday night in Macon with a sterling 35-7 record and the national lead in wins.

April 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Falcons' 'Trader Tom' Dimitroff on hunt for more draft deals

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Thomas Dimitroff seemed surprised by the suggestion he might not try to make a bold move up from the Falcons' No. 31 ...

April 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It's never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared ...

April 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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