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Column: Is open sports betting just around the corner?

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 ...

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Florida celebrates first CWS championship

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 ...

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United States aims to impress at Gold Cup

United States aims to impress at Gold Cup


   
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience. They ...

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Sam Lofts 87' goal puts Tormenta ahead

Sam Lofts 87' goal puts Tormenta ahead

South Georgia Tormenta FC can be described in many ways.

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Statesboro may not know how good they have it with Justin Houston

Statesboro may not know how good they have it with Justin Houston

For those of you who’ve been to a Southeast Bulloch softball or Portal baseball game, you know I like to dabble in being a ...

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Martinez scores in 67th, Atlanta United beats Rapids 1-0

Martinez scores in 67th, Atlanta United beats Rapids 1-0

ATLANTA — Josef Martinez scored in the 67th minute to help expansion Atlanta United beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday night in front of 44 ...

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Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. — Chip Ganassi likes winners, and his drivers have him in prime position to celebrate another victory.

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Justin Houstin brings the stars out

Justin Houstin brings the stars out

From the outset of this weekend’s activities, NFL All-Pro and Statesboro High Alum Justin Houston made it clear why he holds a celebrity basketball ...

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Justin Houston’s weekend all about Statesboro and the youth

Justin Houston’s weekend all about Statesboro and the youth

Summertime is usually pretty quiet around Statesboro High School, but for the last three years, Blue Devil alum and current NFL star Justin Houston has ...

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Bellator set for PPV splash with biggest card at the Garden

Bellator set for PPV splash with biggest card at the Garden

Wanderlei Silva skipped a pair of Bellator press conferences set to promote his fight at Madison Square Garden. By the time he showed up for ...

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Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

NEW YORK — Ice Cube is not planning an old timer's tour. He isn't interested in All-Star Game intensity.

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Justin Houston heads back to Statesboro for charity event

Justin Houston heads back to Statesboro for charity event

From a small town comes a professional athlete — you already know where this is headed.

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Southeast Bulloch football star Jontrell Wells headed to Blue-Grey combine

Southeast Bulloch football star Jontrell Wells headed to Blue-Grey combine

Under Armour All-American Game, U.S. Army All-American Game, Blue-Grey All-American Game.

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All-4-One track club looks to service Statesboro

All-4-One track club looks to service Statesboro

The All-4-One Track Club is a non-profit youth program designed to train and motivate young athletes here in Statesboro. They provide a positive atmosphere for ...

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Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for The ESPYS

Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES — Multiple stars from last summer's Rio Olympics highlight this year's nominees for best male and female athletes for The ESPYS.

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Hawks draft Wake Forest F Collins at No. 19 in NBA draft

Hawks draft Wake Forest F Collins at No. 19 in NBA draft

ATLANTA — After dumping Dwight Howard and facing the possible loss of Paul Millsap, the Atlanta Hawks needed to bulk up the front court.

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Tigers eliminate Florida State from CWS

Tigers eliminate Florida State from CWS


   
    OMAHA, Neb. — Jared Poche' became LSU's career wins leader, Jake Slaughter hit a three-run homer, and the Tigers eliminated Florida State from the College ...

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My Take: A Father's Day rite of passage

My Take: A Father's Day rite of passage

I've been a father for nearly a year. My wife and I welcomed our daughter into the world on June 27, 2016. So while ...

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Thomas' 63 sets record at US Open

Thomas' 63 sets record at US Open


   
    ERIN, Wis. — Justin Thomas managed to stand out in a U.S. Open where par is going out of style.

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Tormenta surges late for win

Tormenta surges late for win

By MIKE ANTHONY

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It's anyone's game

It's anyone's game


   
    ERIN, Wis. — The biggest surprise at this U.S. Open was not who was leading, but who was leaving.

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McGregor camp insists it's 'Game On'

McGregor camp insists it's 'Game On'


   
    SINGAPORE — Conor McGregor's fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Aug. 26 has been described by critics as a novelty and a sideshow, among other ...

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Tormenta stymied to another draw on the road

Tormenta stymied to another draw on the road

South Georgia Tormenta FC put forth another solid effort as it travelled to take on the Myrtle Beach Mutiny Thursday evening. But — in what has ...

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1st 2 claims in NFL concussion settlement total $9 million

1st 2 claims in NFL concussion settlement total $9 million

The first two claims in the NFL's billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday, a total of $9 million in benefits.

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Russia making progress on racism before World Cup - report

Russia making progress on racism before World Cup - report

MOSCOW — Russia has made progress fighting soccer racism ahead of next year's World Cup, but players, coaches and fans still risk abuse, a new ...

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Three more Eagles go pro

Three more Eagles go pro

After being selected in the 21st round by the San Francisco Giants, Georgia Southern’s Logan Baldwin will be leaving town to join the professional ...

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ECI stud Durden taken by Red Sox in 20th round

ECI stud Durden taken by Red Sox in 20th round

While the Georgia Southern baseball team is receiving plenty of recognition for their success on draft day, one local high school senior has fallen through ...

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AP Analysis: Rio de Janeiro Olympics cost $13.1 billion

AP Analysis: Rio de Janeiro Olympics cost $13.1 billion

RIO DE JANEIRO  — An analysis by The Associated Press shows that the cost of putting on last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics was $13 ...

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US steps up security for U19 basketball tournament in Egypt

US steps up security for U19 basketball tournament in Egypt

John Calipari would prefer to focus on the players he wants and the offense he'll run.

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Major League Eagles

Major League Eagles

Beginning late in the 2016 season and running through the 2017 campaign, Georgia Southern’s baseball team felt safe turning any late lead over to ...

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Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty


OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-championship obligations.

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McIlroy's complaint: It's the US Open, leave rough alone

McIlroy's complaint: It's the US Open, leave rough alone

ERIN, Wis. — Rory McIlroy couldn't hold back on his complaints about the U.S. Open at Erin Hills, with an unusual twist: He was ...

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Storm can't sweep

Storm can't sweep

By MIKE ANTHONY

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Solignac, Nikolic score in Fire's 2-0 win

Solignac, Nikolic score in Fire's 2-0 win

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Luis Solignac and Nemanja Nikolic scored goals and the Chicago Fire beat Atlanta United 2-0 on Saturday.

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Rain King: Buescher hopes he can reign again at Pocono

Rain King: Buescher hopes he can reign again at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. — Rain, rain, go away. And maybe come back late Sunday with Chris Buescher in the lead.

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Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators have shut down the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan Getzlaf this postseason.

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Tebow says he's loving the minor league grind to get better

Tebow says he's loving the minor league grind to get better


COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tim Tebow gets weary of the long bus rides and laughs at his teammates' incessant superstitions. The grind to get better? That ...

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US Open at a new place and looking for fresh start

US Open at a new place and looking for fresh start


Going somewhere new for the U.S. Open is starting to get old.

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Pulisic scores twice, US beats Trinidad 2-0 in qualifying

Pulisic scores twice, US beats Trinidad 2-0 in qualifying


COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Christian Pulisic rescued the United States with a pair of second-half goals, and the Americans beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 on Thursday ...

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Tormenta youth team wins state championship

Tormenta youth team wins state championship

For most teams at any level, a core group of key players can only last for so long.

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Tormenta gets back in the win column after toppling Nashville

Tormenta gets back in the win column after toppling Nashville

South Georgia Tormenta FC logged its first win of the season Thursday, taking down Nashville SC by a count of 2-0 at the Erk Russell ...

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Armstrong's McCaffrey to take over Women's Tennis at Georgia Southern

Armstrong's McCaffrey to take over Women's Tennis at Georgia Southern



    Sean McCaffrey has been named the head women’s tennis coach at Georgia Southern University, as announced Monday by athletic director Tom Kleinlein. McCaffrey joins ...

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A wing and a prayer

A wing and a prayer


   
    At 26 years old, bright eyed and bushy tailed Ashley Wingers had a little of the pep knocked out of her step when her teaching ...

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Real Madrid first team to defend Champions League title

Real Madrid first team to defend Champions League title


   
    CARDIFF, Wales — After another potent demonstration of his enduring scoring prowess, surely no Real Madrid fan can contemplate criticizing Cristiano Ronaldo now.

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Mr. Met, the latest mischievous mascot

Mr. Met, the latest mischievous mascot


All it took was a lapse in judgment for Mr. Met to gain a big dose of notoriety.

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Jason Dufner, David Lingmerth share Memorial lead


DUBLIN, Ohio — Jason Dufner putted for birdie on every hole until the last one and shared the lead at 7-under 65 with David Lingmerth at ...

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Tormenta falls to SC United Bantams 4-2

Tormenta falls to SC United Bantams 4-2

With over a week to rest since its last game, South Georgia Tormenta FC hoped to notch its first victory of the season Wednesday night ...

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John Page named as new SEB AD, Steve Pennington named interim head football coach

John Page named as new SEB AD, Steve Pennington named interim head football coach

Not 30 minutes after Bulloch Academy announced former Southeast Bulloch head football coach Pat Collins would be taking over as the Gator’s new athletic ...

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Pat Collins the new Athletic Director at Bulloch Academy, Dennard to retain basketball duties

Pat Collins the new Athletic Director at Bulloch Academy, Dennard to retain basketball duties

On May 23 the Statesboro Herald ran a story regarding former Southeast Bulloch head coach Pat Collins’ sudden resignation.

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'He's with me': Mourning dad, American wins at French Open

'He's with me': Mourning dad, American wins at French Open


PARIS — Steve Johnson held everything in, all of it, until he simply could not any longer.

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