ATLANTA - Zaza Pachulia is not one to back down. The NBA is likely to sit him down, which could be a big blow for Atlanta. The Hawks took the upper hand in their Eastern Conference playoff series with Orlando, clinching an 88-84 victory when Jamal Crawford banked in an improbable 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds remaining in Game 3 Friday night. But the game was marred by an altercation between Pachulia and Jason Richardson of ...
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Braves have promoted right-handed reliever Cory Gearrin from Triple-A Gwinnett to strengthen their fatigued and injury-depleted bullpen. Outfielder Matt Young was optioned to Gwinnett to open a spot on the 25-man roster for Gearrin.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers haven't always made it easy for their fans to root for them.
He's hit more home runs than anybody else in the country. When he had the first multi-homer game of his career back on April 2 - he sent three over the fence against The Citadel - he decided that wasn't good enough, so he hit two more the next day. He got a standing ovation after striking out to end that series. He homered in all five games last week. In the past month, he's ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Hawks coach Larry Drew said Wednesday big man Al Horford is too valuable not to have available late in a playoff game against Orlando.
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.
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.
Page 1 of 1