LOS ANGELES (AP) - So much for distractions. The Los Angeles Dodgers were able to focus on Derek Lowe and the Atlanta Braves.
Editor's note: This is a column by Statesboro Herald sports editor Matt Yogus. It contains opinion.
ATHENS - One of Georgia's most improved defensive players of spring football made a bigger impact on offense in Saturday's G-Day game.
It was all White in the first half of Friday night's Georgia Southern Blue/White game at Paulson Stadium, but things got so interesting at the end, the fourth quarter's running clock was turned back into a normal game clock so things could play out.
ATLANTA (AP) - Injured Georgia baseball player Johnathan Taylor is using his arms and regaining strength after breaking his neck in an outfield collision, though doctors were unsure Thursday whether he'll be able to regain use of his legs.
ATLANTA (AP) - Jason Collins spent all but six minutes on the bench when the Atlanta Hawks were swept by the Orlando Magic in a lopsided second-round playoff series last year.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The NFL and its locked-out players have resumed mediation. Commissioner Roger Goodell, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft were in the league contingent that arrived at the federal court house in Minneapolis on Thursday. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith was joined by lawyers, free-agent linebackers Ben Leber and Mike Vrabel, as well as Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller. This is the first meeting between ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Bonds stepped outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building for the first time as a convicted felon, and a school bus went by. The home-run king flashed a victory sign with two fingers.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Plenty of rest. Zero momentum. The Atlanta Hawks can only hope that combination helps give them a chance in the playoffs. Gerald Henderson scored 20 points, D.J. Augustin added 17 points and seven assists and the Charlotte Bobcats sent the Hawks to the postseason on a six-game losing streak with a 96-85 victory Wednesday night. With no starter playing more than 25 minutes and only Kirk Hinrich (10 points) scoring in ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Josh Johnson was almost unhittable. Everyone agrees he can be even better.
ATLANTA (AP) - Chipper Jones hit his first homer of the season in the ninth inning on Wednesday night, giving the Braves' switch-hitter 1,500 RBIs for his career.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Braves did it all. Pitched well. Went deep. Manufactured runs. Played some brilliant defense.
Editor's note: This is a sports column by Statesboro Herald sports editor Matt Yogus. It contains opinion.
ATLANTA (AP) - With a little offensive support, Derek Lowe might have three wins. Instead, he has two losses, but the Atlanta Braves aren't panicking after a slow start at the plate. Cole Hamels combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Shane Victorino capped a big series with three hits, including his first homer, to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Braves 3-0 on Sunday. The Braves (4-6) are hitting only .229. "Obviously, you ...
LONDON (AP) - Some called it a "meltdown," others labeled it "misery" or a "horror show." No matter how you describe it, Rory McIlroy's final round at the Masters turned into agony for the young Northern Irishman from Holywood and his supporters back in Britain.
DECATUR, Ill. -Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken is among six people in 2013 induction class for the Millikin University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Georgia Southern opens its final season of Southern Conference play at 7 p.m. Saturday when it faces Wofford at Spartanburg, S.C., in a battle of ranked teams.
STATESBORO - Brittany Northcutt led Georgia with 11 kills as the Bulldogs held Georgia Southern to an .078 hitting percentage to earn a 3-0 volleyball victory over the Eagles on Tuesday night in Hanner Fieldhouse.
Georgia Southern remained at No. 10 in the Sports Network football poll this week after Saturday's 59-17 win over St. Francis in Statesboro, according to gseagles.com.
Georgia Southern will seek its second straight win to open the season when it hosts St. Francis (Pa.) at
As the 2013 season approaches, it's starting to sink in for the Eagle Nation that there will be 11 games for the Georgia Southern Eagles, no more, no less.
Three years in the weight room can do you a lot of good. Just ask Garrett Frye.
Georgia Southern's scrimmage on Saturday at Paulson Stadium wasn't about scoring, it was about filling out the depth chart on the final day of fall camp.
It wouldn't be too much of a stretch to refer to Georgia Southern as "Defensive Back U."
There were some new faces getting in on the action Saturday morning when the Georgia Southern Eagles held a scrimmage at Paulson Stadium.
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