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Butler in championship again

HOUSTON - The lovable underdog label is long gone. Now Butler is determined to drop that "first loser" tag, too.

April 02, 2011 | By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | Sports


Woods returns to Masters as just another player

Tiger Woods at the Masters is every bit the mystery he was a year ago.

April 02, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Unexpected four ready to face off

HOUSTON - The VCU players sat at home last year, watched Butler almost win the national championship and thought, sure, that could be us someday. Sort of the same way people dream about winning the lottery.

April 01, 2011 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Testimony mounts in Bonds trial

SAN FRANCISCO - Tears streaming from her eyes, Barry Bonds' former personal shopper became the first and only one of the government's 23 witnesses at his federal trial to say she saw the all-time home run leader getting an injection from his trainer.

March 31, 2011 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hope springs eternal as the MLB season begins

Just wait until next year.

March 30, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Bedding bass and other sping fishing pointers

t is the time of year when you will find spawning bass in nearly every pond or reservoir you go to. Some of them are already bedding in the smaller, shallow ponds and others are still just getting ready to bed in the fishing holes that have more surface area and deeper water. Here are a few things that have helped me catch these big fat females during what can be a frustrating time for bass fishermen.

March 29, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Martin Laird builds 2-shot lead

ORLANDO, Fla. - Martin Laird already had lost a four-shot lead Saturday at Bay Hill, and as his 6-iron on the par-3 17th began to fade weakly toward the pond, he wondered if a two-shot lead would disappear even quicker.

March 26, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Cinderella crashes Final Four again

NEW ORLEANS - Of course Butler erased a late deficit. Of course the Bulldogs hit a clutch 3-pointer late in overtime. Of course they're going back to the Final Four.

March 26, 2011 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kentucky edges Ohio State 62-60 on Knight's jumper

NEWARK, N.J. - Brandon Knight did it again.

March 26, 2011 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kansas cruises past 12th-seeded Richmond 77-57

SAN ANTONIO - Ramping up for perhaps the biggest game in school history, 12th-seeded Richmond huddled in the tunnel. That's when Kansas players came trotting past and the trouble started.

March 26, 2011 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press | Sports


North Carolina dominates Marquette 81-63

NEWARK, N.J. - Catch 'em if you can.

March 26, 2011 | By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


By the skin of their teeth

NEW ORLEANS - Alex Tyus scored 19 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as Florida beat BYU 83-74 in overtime Thursday night, chasing Jimmer Fredette and the Cougars out of the NCAA tournament.

March 24, 2011 | By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Time to panic for Hawks

ATLANTA - The playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks appear to be unraveling as they continue to get pounded at an historic pace.

March 24, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spencer leads at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - Spencer Levin is atop the leaderboard after the opening round for the third time this year, so that's nothing new. It was his score Thursday afternoon at Bay Hill that surprised him and everyone else.

March 24, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Turkey season is here

The much awaited 2011 turkey season opens Saturday, and the lovers of this sport are chomping at the bit. Many hunters have the good fortune of hunting on private land but others are not as lucky. Today we will focus on some nearby Wildlife Management Areas that historically have produced quality turkey hunting as well as take a look at the forecast for the 2011 season.

March 22, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


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WIMBLEDON '17: Can anyone end the Big 4's title streak?

LONDON - Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray have ruled Wimbledon for the past 14 years, combining to win the tournament every time ...

July 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ten key games for ten area teams in the 2017 season

Summertime in the south is primarily spent doing three things: spending time outside, followed by running back inside to escape the heat and then figuring ...

June 30, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Tormenta FC's hot run ends in Johnson City

South Georgia Tormenta FC's three-match winning streak came to an end Friday night as the Tri-Cities Otters claimed a 1-0 victory in Johnson City ...

June 30, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Hawks request waivers on backup forward Mike Dunleavy

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have taken a step to prepare for Saturday's start of the free agency period by requesting waivers on backup wing ...

June 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


NBA's summer season starts on Saturday in Orlando

NBA's summer season starts on Saturday in Orlando

June 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta FC looks to keep fire alive in Tri-Cities

South Georgia Tormenta FC's 2017 season is shaping up to mirror the club's inaugural 2016 campaign. That may seem like great news for ...

June 29, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Charges dismissed for UNC player accused of sexual battery

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Charges have been dismissed against a North Carolina football player for misdemeanor sexual battery and assault on a female student.

June 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Lingmerth leads Quicken Loans National after first-round 65

POTOMAC, Md. - David Lingmerth is one of a few players in the Quicken Loans National field with any memories to draw on at TPC Potomac ...

June 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Is open sports betting just around the corner?

Jimmy Vaccaro has been taking bets in this gambling town for more than 40 years, so there's not much he won't put a ...

June 28, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Florida celebrates first CWS championship

OMAHA, Neb. - It would have been hard to forecast a championship of any kind for Florida after it got swept in its Southeastern Conference opening ...

June 28, 2017 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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