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Mavericks outlast Eagles

Mavericks outlast Eagles

 In a battle of Sun Belt heavyweights, Georgia Southern gave UT Arlington  a good fight, but ran out of gas in the late rounds.

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Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes


BOSTON  — Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try ...

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How often have athletes snubbed the White House?

How often have athletes snubbed the White House?


The routine is familiar. The president makes a few bad jokes. The championship-winning team presents the leader of the free world with a personalized jersey ...

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GS men's hoops messes with Texas (St.)

GS men's hoops messes with Texas (St.)



    The Georgia Southern men’s basketball squad started hot and raced out to an early lead over Texas State Saturday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse. The ...

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GS ladies notch big win over Bobcats

GS ladies notch big win over Bobcats



    The Georgia Southern women’s basketball team spent the first three quarters of Saturday’s game against Texas State firing - mostly unsuccessfully — from behind the ...

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Baseball Eagles rally, walk off with first win of 2017

Baseball Eagles rally, walk off with first win of 2017



    Eagle Baseball was held to three hits in an opening night loss and trailed Middle Tennessee State 6-0 with just two hits to its name ...

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Eagles fall in extras

Eagles fall in extras

 After waiting all winter to see the Georgia Southern baseball team back in action, Eagle fans had to wait through 10 innings to get a ...

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Tormenta to hold tryouts

Tormenta to hold tryouts

The second season of South Georgia Tormenta FC soccer is still a few months away, but that hasn’t stopped the club from building momentum ...

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Big 12 with 5 teams on NCAA Tournament bubble

Big 12 with 5 teams on NCAA Tournament bubble


The Atlantic Coast Conference had more teams in the NCAA Tournament selection committee's top 16 with four. The Big 12 had more teams near ...

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Westbrook, Durant All-Star reunion off to awkward start

Westbrook, Durant All-Star reunion off to awkward start


NEW ORLEANS — Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant had plenty to say at their first All-Star appearance.

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Can pitching hurl Eagles to Omaha?

Can pitching hurl Eagles to Omaha?

The Georgia Southern baseball squad was one of a handful of Eagle teams to see a bump in production in their second season competing in ...

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Column: Silver helps make it a weekend to celebrate for NBA

Column: Silver helps make it a weekend to celebrate for NBA


The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other ...

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Study of footballers' brains highlights dementia concerns

Study of footballers' brains highlights dementia concerns


LONDON  — The degenerative damage potentially caused by repeated blows to the head in soccer has been highlighted by a rare study of brains of a ...

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15 MLB clubs open up shop for spring training

15 MLB clubs open up shop for spring training

LAKELAND, Fla. — Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special.

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No Tiger? - No more problems

No Tiger? - No more problems

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a ...

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NBA party over there, where? Not in Charlotte this weekend

NBA party over there, where? Not in Charlotte this weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hornets season ticket holder Doug Doggett was planning on ponying up several hundred dollars for tickets to the NBA All-Star game this ...

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Region tourney comes to the Boro

Region tourney comes to the Boro

 Though the GISA runs a week behind the GHSA when it comes to basketball, that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t get their shine as ...

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Men’s basketball falls at App despite 32 from Brown

Men’s basketball falls at App despite 32 from Brown

If college basketball is all about peaking at the right time, the Georgia Southern men’s basketball team has some work to do over the ...

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Ortiz missing from Red Sox roster for 1st time since 2002

Ortiz missing from Red Sox roster for 1st time since 2002


FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — When the Boston Red Sox started to report for spring training Monday, David Ortiz was missing.

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Curry, on sharing stardom with KD: 'We just let it happen'

Curry, on sharing stardom with KD: 'We just let it happen'


Stephen Curry had no preconceived notion on how being Kevin Durant's teammate was supposed to work.

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Olympic ghost town: Bills due, venues empty after Rio Games

Olympic ghost town: Bills due, venues empty after Rio Games


RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro pulled off last year's Olympics, keeping crime at bay and fending off dire forecasts of corruption, environmental degradation ...

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Jordan Spieth makes putts, beats fog in Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Jordan Spieth makes putts, beats fog in Pebble Beach Pro-Am


PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jordan Spieth made the putts and beat the fog at Spyglass Hill, posting a 7-under 65 on Friday in the AT&T ...

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Football can wait: GS hoops brings just as much excitement

Football can wait: GS hoops brings just as much excitement

On Monday night, the Georgia Southern men’s basketball team rallied for a 74-70 victory over UL Lafayette. With the win, the Eagles held their ...

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Political scandal overshadows South Korea 2018 Olympic prep

Political scandal overshadows South Korea 2018 Olympic prep


SEOUL, South Korea — When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Olympics six years ago, many South Koreans felt that the first Winter Games on home snow ...

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Players bracing for just about any weather at Pebble

Players bracing for just about any weather at Pebble


PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

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Storey takes title at Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate

Storey takes title at Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate



    Georgia Southern’s Jake Storey won medalist honors, while Brett Barron and Cody O’Toole placed in the top-5 Tuesday at the Georgia Southern Individual ...

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Outdoor Life: Ethical procedures of skinny dipping

Outdoor Life: Ethical procedures of skinny dipping

I can just hear it now. Why is Richardson writing about skinny dipping in the dead of winter? Fair question. But there is a rational ...

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Tournament time

Tournament time

BROOKLET — For both the boys and girls of Southeast Bulloch, the mission is clear as the Region 3-AAA basketball tournaments begin today.

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Eagles rally late to down Lafayette 74-70

Eagles rally late to down Lafayette 74-70

 Though only a junior, Georgia Southern’s Mike Hughes is a three-year starter and the seasoned veteran on this season’s squad.

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Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate gives Eagles a second home event

Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate gives Eagles a second home event

Georgia Southern has long been a destination for great college golf as the Schenkel Invitational has attracted top competition for the better part of four ...

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49ers officially hire Kyle Shanahan as new head coach

49ers officially hire Kyle Shanahan as new head coach


SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers officially hired Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach on Monday, more than a month ...

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Fox draws audience of 111.3M for Super Bowl, down slightly

Fox draws audience of 111.3M for Super Bowl, down slightly


NEW YORK — Fox drew an audience of 111.3 million viewers for the first Super Bowl to go into overtime, a smaller audience than the ...

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Patriots rally past Falcons for fifth Super Bowl victory

HOUSTON (AP) — They looked old and outmanned. Their star quarterback was frazzled, their stingy defense was a sieve.

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Big weekend for Portal sports: hoops sweeps, swimming places

Big weekend for Portal sports: hoops sweeps, swimming places

The Portal Panther basketball teams capped off their seasons on a high note Saturday night, sweeping away ECI’s squads by scores of 39-33 for ...

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Eagles sweep through Warhawks

Eagles sweep through Warhawks

 In the span of two days, Georgia Southern lost both its undefeated Sun Belt record and its two-game lead atop the conference standings.

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Tomlinson, Warner, Davis part of 7-man Hall of Fame class

Tomlinson, Warner, Davis part of 7-man Hall of Fame class


HOUSTON — The quarterback served as ringmaster for "The Greatest Show on Turf." The running backs were known simply by their initials: LT and TD. And ...

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Ryan, Falcons, Cowboys big winners on NFL awards night

Ryan, Falcons, Cowboys big winners on NFL awards night

HOUSTON — Matt Ryan and the Dallas Cowboys were big winners Saturday night.

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Tiger Woods drops out of Dubai Desert Classic

Tiger Woods drops out of Dubai Desert Classic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Tiger Woods withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday with back spasms after shooting an opening-round 77 a day earlier ...

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Fan fatigue for Super Bowl?

Fan fatigue for Super Bowl?

HOUSTON — It may have been a blip, explained as much by the must-watch presidential debates as by some wholesale turn away from football. Or, decades ...

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U.S. wrestlers sidelined as Iran retaliates against Trump's ban

U.S. wrestlers sidelined as Iran retaliates against Trump's ban

American wrestler Jordan Burroughs saw this month's tournament in Iran as a chance to redeem himself after a rough performance at the Rio Olympics.

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Bulloch Academy rolls to region wrestling title

Bulloch Academy rolls to region wrestling title



    There are many steps on the road to the third state title in a row for Bulloch Academy, and the next-to-last step was taking their ...

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Eagles get big win over Cajuns

Eagles get big win over Cajuns



    STATESBORO, Ga. —Alexis Sams scored a season-high 14 points, including the last eight of the game for Georgia Southern, to lift the Eagles to a ...

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Heat push streak to 9, roll Hawks 116-93

Heat push streak to 9, roll Hawks 116-93

MIAMI — Ask anyone in the Miami Heat locker room how this is happening, and the answers will all be largely the same.

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Eagles get big haul on signing day

Eagles get big haul on signing day



    Standing tall in the Ted Smith Family Football Center Wednesday afternoon, a large billboard proudly displayed the names of the 22 newest Eagles to join ...

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Federer, Nadal face off for Aussie title

Federer, Nadal face off for Aussie title

MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal took five sets and almost five hours to fend off "Baby Fed" and revive a classic Grand Slam final against the ...

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Tiger struggles at Torrey Pines

Tiger struggles at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO — The return of Tiger Woods felt more like a celebration Thursday at Torrey Pines.

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GATA Cast - Jan. 25, 2017 - Mike Anthony and Chris Stanley discuss GSU basketball

GATA Cast - Jan. 25, 2017 - Mike Anthony and Chris Stanley discuss GSU basketball

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony, along with Herald sportswriter Chris Stanley with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports ...

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Tormenta, Battery form partnership

Tormenta, Battery form partnership



    South Georgia Tormenta FC turned plenty of heads nationwide in its first season of competition in the Premier Development League. A solid team on the ...

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