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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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Wozniacki, Halep both hoping 3rd time is lucky in final

MELBOURNE, Australia - For both Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep, the Australian Open women's final on Saturday is a chance to put the demons of ...

January 27, 2018 | By JUSTIN BERGMAN Associated Press | Sports


Walker scores 29, Hornets win over Hawks 121-110

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made two key 3-pointers down the stretch that helped the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks ...

January 27, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Michigan State athletic director resigns

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University's athletic director retired Friday, two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual ...

January 26, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT and LARRY LAGE | Sports


Georgia Southern Baseball hosts annual "Evening with the All-Stars"

For years, Georgia Southern Baseball's annual 'Evening with the All-Stars' has been held in January as a sort of two-minute warning for a rapidly ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Palmer leads in Farmers Insurance Open

SAN DIEGO - Ryan Palmer is the 36-hole leader in the Farmers Insurance Open. Jon Rahm is right behind, poised to reach No. 1 in the ...

January 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Federer cruises into men's final

MELBOURNE - It took just over an hour for Roger Federer to fix one anomalous statistic in his extraordinary career.

January 26, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Premier offers new kind of baseball experience

For kids who hope to play a professional sport someday, it's common to say that the sport of their choosing is a lifestyle. Thanks ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tormenta FC on track to be something special

About two and-a-half years ago, I was sweating out another brutal Statesboro summer day. With Georgia Southern and local high schools out of action and ...

January 24, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern remember's Fran Florian's record night

He came out of the game with 1:12 to go because legendary head coach J.B. Scearce thought he already had scored 60 points.

January 23, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Darnold, Rosen, Jackson among 119 underclassmen in NFL draft

Quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson and Josh Rosen are among the record 106 underclassmen given special entry to the NFL draft, making it four of ...

January 20, 2018 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Andrew Landry tops crowded CareerBuilder leaderboard

LA QUINTA, Calif. - CareerBuilder Challenge leader Andrew Landry was quick to point out the windy forecast.

January 20, 2018 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Power Five conferences approve medical benefits extension

INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA's five largest conferences approved sweeping changes in everything from medical care to basketball during the holidays on Friday, dashing through the ...

January 19, 2018 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Brady, Pats quiet on injured hand

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady is staying mum on his status for the AFC championship game after suffering a right hand injury earlier in the week.

January 19, 2018 | By BARRY WILNER | Sports


Kyrgios defeats Tsonga in four-set thriller

MELBOURNE, Australia - With Will Smith in the crowd and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga across the net, Nick Kyrgios was in his element as the main attraction for ...

January 19, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Olympic gold medalist Raisman speaks out about assault

LANSING, Mich. - Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Friday confronted her former doctor who has pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults, warning him that the ...

January 19, 2018 | By DAVE EGGERT The Associated Press | Sports


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