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A Q&A with NASCAR's Kasey Kahne

Wednesday morning NASCAR fans from as far as 300 miles away flocked to the grand opening of Ollie's Bargain outlet in Statesboro to meet NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne.

August 02, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


PSG signing Neymar a PR coup for isolated Qatar

LONDON - If world soccer's transfer record is obliterated by Neymar's move to Paris Saint-Germain, it will be a coup for the French club - and the tiny energy-rich emirate of Qatar.

August 02, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian dies at 94

Ara Parseghian reached the pinnacle of his profession at Notre Dame and endured the most painful personal losses as a father and grandfather.

August 02, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Try your hand at bow fishing

In the time period before the beginning of fall hunting seasons, there is a unique outdoor activity for lovers of archery. Let me offer up the idea of bow fishing. This is a sport that combines the skill of archery with the enjoyment of fishing.

August 01, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


L.A. looks ahead to 2028

One of the beautiful things about the Olympics is that the runners-up get prizes, too.

August 01, 2017 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagle hoops back hitting the gym hard

All eyes are turning to fall football camps over the next few weeks, but the guys on the gridiron are far from the only Georgia Southern student athletes already at work.

July 31, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Jon "Bones" Jones victory came after long road back

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Jon "Bones" Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title by stopping Daniel Cormier on Saturday.

July 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Mayweather-McGregor is a stale act already

LAS VEGAS - There's a reason tons of good seats remain for what was supposed to be the year's hottest ticket.

July 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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 businessman collected tens of millions of dollars illegally in the stock market to seem like "a winner" to himself and others.

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 Belt team will go under the microscope in respect to questions for the 2017 season, strengths and weaknesses, predicted records and more.

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 regular player and admitted he wished he was doing better than his .220 average.

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 lake.

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Enough talk; time for some action

For more than eight months, the Georgia Southern Eagles - and especially their fans - have been itching to get back on the field.

September 01, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


National Football Foundation to honor Peterson

AP is coming home.

September 01, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Auburn makes for tough opening test for young Eagles

By MIKE BROWN

August 31, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


NFL 2017: Falcons NFC South Rivals to challenge for division

Before the Atlanta Falcons can think about Super Bowl redemption, they'll have to contend with an NFC South Division that could be dangerous to ...

August 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Sharapova wins another 3-setter to reach US Open's 3rd round

NEW YORK - No one, not even Maria Sharapova herself, knew quite what to expect from her return to Grand Slam tennis at the U.S ...

August 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATACast: 8.29.17 - Tyson Summers

Mike will sit down with Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers each week throughout the Eagles' season.

August 29, 2017 | | Sports


Four days away

Just a little less than eight months after Georgia Southern ended its 2016 season with an upset victory over Troy, it's finally game week ...

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Flooding forces Astros; Texans to move home games

HOUSTON - Hurricane Harvey has forced both the Houston Astros and Houston Texans to play home games miles away from the flood-stricken city with players wondering ...

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Williams wins at US Open to stay in No. 1 hunt; Konta out

NEW YORK - Venus Williams stayed in the crowded hunt for the No. 1 ranking - even though she had no idea that she has a shot ...

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smarter stats: Statesboro's offense awakens

Moral victories aren't for everyone, but in the case of Statesboro High School you'd like to think you'll take any morsel of ...

August 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


How will the SBC shake out?

This is the fifth and final installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that are leading up to Georgia Southern's season opener ...

August 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Games

BEIJING- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday he sees "no reason for any immediate concern" about tensions on the Korean Peninsula affecting next ...

August 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Snagged: AP sources say Cavs reviewing Irving-Thomas trade

CLEVELAND - Just when it appeared the Cavaliers' chaotic summer had calmed, there's a flare-up.

August 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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