Robert Brown has the peace of mind he's been seeking since his freshman year at Georgia Southern in 2010.
Dion Dubose said he gets motivated for practice every day, but he admitted the adrenalin flow this week was a little stronger than normal.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Chipper Jones got a warm send-off from San Diego, the city in which he made his big league debut for the Atlanta Braves in 1993.
There is one more scrimmage and a handful of practices left before the 2012 football season begins, and the look of the Georgia Southern Eagles finally is starting to take shape.
NEW YORK - Don't overlook the two biggest winners in Augusta National's decision to invite women to join the club.
Life as a Division-I college football player has plenty of demands. There are mandatory meals and study sessions, weight-lifting schedules, team meals and, of course, practices - not to mention the demands of the classroom. At Georgia Southern University, the least they can do is give the team a day off on the first day of classes. "It's definitely distracting, and that's why we don't practice on Monday," GSU coach Jeff Monken said. "We give ...
Saturday morning at Paulson Stadium, it was the first scrimmage of the fall, and that was the case for everyone - players, coaches, even referees.
STATESBORO - Geor- gia Southern's annual Meet the Eagles event is set for Saturday at Paulson Stadium. Members of the men's and women's soccer, volleyball and football teams will sign autographs beginning at 9 a.m., and the football team will scrimmage at 10:30 a.m. Fans also will have an opportunity to meet the cheerleaders, GUS the Eagle and each squad's head coach. Saturday also will be the first opportunity to pick up this season's team ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - As he prepares for his fifth season as starting quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan is grateful for all the rest he can get.
Mention quarterback battles to Georgia Southern quarterbacks coach Mitch Ware, who first began coaching the Eagles in 2002, and he'll answer the question before it's even asked.
LONDON - Gabby Douglas. Jessica Ennis. Missy Franklin. Ye Shiwen. And don't forget the Olympics' first female judo fighter from Saudi Arabia.
When you run an option offense, you had better have plenty of running backs. Georgia Southern has a bunch - 16 on the spring roster to be exact - and lost only two of 2011's biggest contributors during the offseason, Nico Hickey to graduation and J.J. Wilcox, who moved to defense. That leaves a lot of people trying to fill out a two-deep roster that has room for only six running backs. "Every one of ...
LONDON - There has, of course, been triumph - sideburned British cyclist Bradley Wiggins and powerhouse Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen stand out. And defeat in many forms, from the near miss of American gymnast Jordyn Wieber's first, anguishing appearance to the Saudi judoka wiped from the Olympic landscape in just 82 seconds.
Place your bets at the window and take your seats. It's time to watch the Braves as they come roaring down the stretch.
LONDON (AP) - Make it a pair of golds for Gabby Douglas, who added the all-around title to the one she won with the U.S. team two nights ago.
It's tournament time in the NCAA. Georgia Southern has been wildly successful in spring sports in recent years - by mid-major standards - and there's a lot on the line for the Eagles as spring turns into summer.
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