WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Just hours after Major League Baseball objected to the bankruptcy filing by the Los Angeles Dodgers, accusing team owner Frank McCourt of siphoning off more than $100 million in club revenue and driving the Dodgers into a liquidity crisis, a Delaware judge on Tuesday granted several routine motions that will allow the team to continue operations.
The American Baseball Coaches Association recently selected Victor Roache as a first-team All-American and named Matt Murray to the All-Atlantic Region second team.
BUFORD - The NFL lockout hasn't affected an emerging friendship between Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and rookie receiver Julio Jones.
Lofty expectations are nothing new for the Georgia Southern Eagles. But after four seasons without a playoff appearance - and three head coaches since that loss to Texas State in 2005 - the Eagles' return to the Football Championship Subdivision postseason has some thinking big things in Jeff Monken's second year.
ROSEMONT, Ill. - NFL owners and players are discussing a straight split of income in the next collective bargaining agreement that would net the players just under 50 percent of total revenues.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Rafael Nadal opened his Wimbledon title defense with a convincing victory Monday, beating Michael Russell 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 on a "fantastic" day while his parents watched from the Royal Box.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks general manager Rick Sund doesn't have much leverage entering the NBA draft next week.
BROOKLYN, Mich. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. tries not to worry too much about his winless stretch, which reached three years earlier this week.
It's been a long time since the expectations were this high for the Georgia Southern Eagles.
Rather than chuckle at the irony of Richard Childress Racing being his racing savior in 2011, Wisconsin veteran Scott Wimmer chooses to cherish the relationships.
ESPN's AFC East reporter Tim Graham recently included Gary Guyton among his list of underrated players in the conference.
AMERICUS - Kansas City Chiefs player Leonard Pope is being hailed as a hero by a South Georgia mother, who credits him with saving her son from drowning.
The regular season doesn't get under way for a few months, but there's never a bad time to discuss college football in the South.
PHILADELPHIA - In the minutes before giving his first commencement speech, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick professed to be more nervous than before a football game.
DALLAS (AP) - A chance for another championship ahead of him, Dwyane Wade refused to look back.
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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