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The chip on their shoulder

The chip on their shoulder

Entering the 2017 season, the Georgia Southern baseball team was surrounded by some optimism, but even more question marks. The Eagles returned a bevy of ...

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Baseball in the boro

Baseball in the boro

    While fans of Georgia Southern baseball will have to wait until Wednesday to see their team play, baseball purists will get their first taste of ...

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Rain can't wash away solid rounds from county schools

Rain can't wash away solid rounds from county schools

Rain scoured the state of Georgia on Monday, but in spite of the muggy weather all the high school golf teams eventually wrapped up the ...

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'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss

'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss


INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile.

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Death threats may prompt NBA's Kanter to become US citizen

Death threats may prompt NBA's Kanter to become US citizen


Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an ...

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Tormenta drops heartbreaker

Tormenta drops heartbreaker



    Following a pair of 1-1 draws at home to begin its season, South Georgia Tormenta FC led twice and erased a deficit once, only to ...

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Eagles take regular season finale over Panthers

Eagles take regular season finale over Panthers


   
    DECATUR — Georgia Southern Baseball closed out the 2017 regular season on Saturday with a  13-3 rout of Georgia State. The Eagles did not trail on ...

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Draw's the word

Draw's the word

South Georgia Tormenta FC has played three very different games, only to end up with three identical results.

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Claxton wins spring game behind Taylor under center

Claxton wins spring game behind Taylor under center

It wasn’t pretty, it wasn’t clean and it certainly wasn’t the conventional spring game played between Claxton and Long County — but at ...

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Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge

Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge


In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Spurs went shopping like they never have before.

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LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2

LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2


BOSTON — LeBron James did pretty much whatever he wanted to against the Celtics in the Cavaliers' dominating win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference ...

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Tormenta looks for first win against Peachtree City

Tormenta looks for first win against Peachtree City

South Georgia Tormenta FC was thrown into the fire to begin its 2017 season. The squad had only a couple of team practices under its ...

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Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year

Gisele Bundchen: Tom Brady had a concussion last year


BOSTON — Tom Brady played through a concussion last year on his way to a fifth Super Bowl title, according to his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen ...

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Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness


BALTIMORE — The two best horses in the Preakness will be eyeball to eyeball coming out of the starting gate. There's no avoiding each other ...

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Welch back to revive football in Claxton

Welch back to revive football in Claxton

As Tony Welch walks down the concrete steps from the Claxton High School weight room, he wipes the sweat from his brow in the 95 ...

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GT sweeps season series over GS

GT sweeps season series over GS

Georgia Southern continues to lead the Sun Belt in overall wins and is hoping that a strong finish to the regular season - and a deep ...

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Horses for courses? It's more of a lottery at TPC Sawgrass

Horses for courses? It's more of a lottery at TPC Sawgrass


PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.— Si Woo Kim won The Players Championship and the mystery deepened.

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IOC evaluation commission praises Paris' vision

IOC evaluation commission praises Paris' vision


PARIS — IOC evaluation commission chairman Patrick Baumann praised Paris' vision for the Olympics as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the French capital on ...

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Federer to skip French Open

Federer to skip French Open

After spending a few days practicing on clay courts in Switzerland, a healthy and well-rested Roger Federer settled on his upcoming schedule: He will bypass ...

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Eagles stumble in first round at regional

Eagles stumble in first round at regional


   
    AUSTIN, Tex. — Steven Fisk shot a 69 to lead the Georgia Southern men’s golf team, and the Eagles are in 10th after Monday’s ...

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Kim joins elite group and has time to show where he belongs

Kim joins elite group and has time to show where he belongs

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Si Woo Kim earned access to a room reserved for winners of The Players Championship. He now shares locker No. 4 ...

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GS falls 1-0 despite 11 K's from Cohen

GS falls 1-0 despite 11 K's from Cohen

By CHRIS STANLEY

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Debut ends in draw

Debut ends in draw

By MIKE ANTHONY

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Decathlete Garrett Scantling trying to make it in the NFL

Decathlete Garrett Scantling trying to make it in the NFL


FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.— Garrett Scantling decided before his freshman year at Georgia to honor his track and field scholarship and focus solely on the decathlon.

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Truex finally wins at Kansas Speedway after late restart

Truex finally wins at Kansas Speedway after late restart

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his string of rotten luck at Kansas Speedway, pulling away from Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick on ...

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Eagles tame Red Wolves

Eagles tame Red Wolves

Georgia Southern was in danger of dropping a fourth consecutive Sun Belt series opener until the Eagles realized that they’re right in the middle ...

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Three area boys qualify for state finals

Three area boys qualify for state finals

With all running prelims and field events done only three area atheltes have moved on to the GHSA state finals this afternoon.

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For Screven County, spring football is a staple of May

For Screven County, spring football is a staple of May

For the Bulloch County schools, spring football practice is a new phenomenon or at least a revived one.

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Tormenta FC set for season opener today against Myrtle Beach

Tormenta FC set for season opener today against Myrtle Beach

Tormenta FC begins its second season of competition in the Premier Development League tonight at the Erk Russell Athletic Complex as they welcome the Myrtle ...

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Flowers HR, 4 RBIs, Braves end 6-game skid, beat Marlins 8-4

Flowers HR, 4 RBIs, Braves end 6-game skid, beat Marlins 8-4


MIAMI — Tyler Flowers has been hitting the ball hard. On Friday night, it paid off with his first home run.

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Eyes on the prize

Eyes on the prize



    In Major League Baseball, the saying goes that a team is only as good as the next day’s starting pitcher.

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Star wars: LeBron, Durant moving toward NBA Finals reunion

Star wars: LeBron, Durant moving toward NBA Finals reunion

Kevin Durant admires LeBron James from afar, marveling at how Cleveland's main man finds ways to elevate his game at age 32 — year after ...

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Canadian rookie Hughes tied for lead at Players

Canadian rookie Hughes tied for lead at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Mackenzie Hughes arrived at the TPC Sawgrass with no scar tissue and played his first round at The Players Championship with ...

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No continuity issues on new SHS staff

No continuity issues on new SHS staff

With a new head coach comes a brand new staff, and for Statesboro’s football team this was no different.

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Tormenta FC draws Charleston Battery

Tormenta FC draws Charleston Battery

SAVANNAH — Last week, South Georgia Tormenta FC announced that it had dreams of soon playing as a professional franchise. Wednesday night at Daffin Park, the ...

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Cavs keeping eye on Warriors on collision course to Finals

Cavs keeping eye on Warriors on collision course to Finals


INDEPENDENCE, Ohio  — As the sports world salivates while awaiting a seemingly inevitable NBA Finals, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is keeping his undefeated team focused on ...

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Los Angeles Olympic dreams might be delayed to 2028

Los Angeles Olympic dreams might be delayed to 2028


LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles could lose and win its Olympics gamble, ending up with the 2028 Games it never sought and the costly prospect of ...

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Outdoor Life: Try zip lines for outdoor adventure

Outdoor Life: Try zip lines for outdoor adventure

There are lots of outdoor related activities for us to take part in that range from kayaking to canoeing to hiking, biking and camping. Additionally ...

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Day ready to start climb back to No. 1

Day ready to start climb back to No. 1

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jason Day used to think no one could beat him, and there wasn't much evidence to prove him wrong.

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Making sports journalism great is a team effort in today's world

Making sports journalism great is a team effort in today's world

No matter what the stigma was about the industry, I always knew my destiny was to be a sports journalist.

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Georgia Southern ties series with UL-Lafayette in 6-5 win

Georgia Southern ties series with UL-Lafayette in 6-5 win

A night after being shut out, Ryan Cleveland smashed his 12th home run of the season, the Eagles built two different three-run leads, and five ...

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Tebow huge draw in the minors, fans packing small stadiums

Tebow huge draw in the minors, fans packing small stadiums


COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tim Tebow is a big-league hit in the minor leagues.

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Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead

Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead


SALT LAKE CITY — Kevin Durant had 38 points and 13 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors beat the Utah Jazz 102-91 on Saturday night to ...

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Late innings haunt Yellow Jackets

Late innings haunt Yellow Jackets

BROOKLET — Late innings have been the undoing of Southeast Bulloch in close games, and there were plenty of close contests for the Yellow Jackets this ...

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Eagles stymied in series opener at UL-Lafayette

Eagles stymied in series opener at UL-Lafayette

 In last season’s Sun Belt tournament championship game, UL Lafayette’s Wyatt Marks pitched seven shutout innings in getting the Ragin’ Cajuns past Georgia ...

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Hawks' Wilcox out as GM, Budenholzer no longer president

Hawks' Wilcox out as GM, Budenholzer no longer president


ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks' next general manager will have total authority of personnel decisions following moves on Friday which dismantled the two-tier management team of ...

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Bulloch Academy boys soccer bounced in first round of GISA state playoffs

Bulloch Academy boys soccer bounced in first round of GISA state playoffs

The Bulloch Academy boys soccer team went into the GISA state soccer playoffs as No. 3 seed, but Holy Spirit Prep wiped them out by ...

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Family delivers message on behalf of Andretti's cancer fight

Family delivers message on behalf of Andretti's cancer fight


By MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

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Political climate adds intensity to Mexican boxing showdown

Political climate adds intensity to Mexican boxing showdown


LAS VEGAS — There's little subtlety in the TV commercial promoting Saturday night's fight between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

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Smith, Blixt win damp Zurich in 4-hole playoff

Smith, Blixt win damp Zurich in 4-hole playoff

AVONDALE, La. — Cameron Smith stood on the edge of the 18th green, wiping away tears at a ceremony complete with alligator skin championship belts and ...

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