Start the playoffs now. Well, just about. More than a month from the end of the NFL season, and nearly every division race is decided. Atlanta and Denver have four-game leads and can earn titles with victories Sunday, although the Falcons also need Tampa Bay to lose - coincidentally, to the Broncos, who don't need any help if they win to walk off with the AFC West. The Falcons (10-1) get an early start by ...
ATLANTA - With Georgia one win away from playing for a national championship, quarterback Aaron Murray has suddenly imposed a media blackout.
ATHENS - Christian Robinson is a competitor. Naturally, the Georgia linebacker would like to see how the Bulldogs stack up against the best teams from around the nation.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Board of Regents has approved two new student fees for Georgia Southern University students; a $25 per semester fee to expand Paulson Stadium and a fee to help fund a potential move to the Football Bowl Subdivision.
ATHENS - Georgia cornerback Sanders Commings said that the No. 5 Bulldogs have done a good job of bringing respectability back to their defense.
STATESBORO - Tom Kleinlein, deputy athletic director at Kent State University, was introduced Monday as Georgia Southern University's new athletic director, concluding a national search.
Brent Russell, a defensive tackle for Georgia Southern, was arrested early Sunday morning after police said he refused to obey officers' orders to stop yelling profanities and leave the scene of a reported fight.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons could be closer to full strength on defense the next time they take the field.
Depending on who you ask, Georgia Southern is ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in the nation. The Football Championship Subdivision coaches have the Eagles (7-1, 6-1 Southern Conference) at the top, and the media, in the Sports Network Top 25 poll, has GSU at No. 2, behind defending national champion North Dakota State. The Eagles face No. 15 Appalachian State (6-3, 4-2) Saturday at 2 p.m., so it stands to reason that one of ...
ATHENS - Aaron Murray manages to stay upbeat, even during the tough times. If the Georgia quarterback is feeling any pain, he hides it well. "Fake it until you make it, I guess," Murray quipped this week, managing to roust one of those familiar smiles. While in the midst of what is shaping up to be his best season statistically, the fourth-year junior has endured plenty of setbacks - all of them, it seems, piling ...
ATHENS - There's some bad blood on Georgia's defense - and not just because the Bulldogs have been a disappointment on that side of the line.
Going into last Saturday's 38-17 win over Furman, Georgia Southern senior defensive tackle Brent Russell needed a half sack to match the all-time school record for sacks in a career.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Getting to Atlanta for the Southeastern Conference championship game is the goal for every team in the Southeastern Conference.
SEC releases complete 2013 football schedule BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference's 2013 football schedule doesn't feature as many changes as previously anticipated. The SEC released a 2013 slate Thursday that it referred to as a "bridge" schedule not based on any previous or future scheduling formats. One quirk in the 2013 schedule is that three annual games will be played at the same venue as in 2012: Ole Miss at Alabama, Texas A&M at ...
Southern Soccer Academy of Coastal Georgia, a nonprofit organization formerly known as the Coastal Georgia Soccer Association, announced its recent merger with the Southern Soccer Academy to form the new Southern branch of the statewide youth soccer organization.
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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