AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong will make a limited confession to doping during his televised interview with Oprah Winfrey next week, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
ATHENS - Another Georgia defensive player is heading to the NFL. Junior nose tackle Kwame Geathers informed the school Wednesday that he plans to enter the draft with a year of eligibility remaining. The 6-foot-6, 355-pound Geathers follows linebackers Jarvis Jones and Alec Ogletree in declaring early for the pros. This past season, Geathers played in all 14 games and finished with 40 tackles, including five for losses and a sack, along with a blocked ...
NEW YORK - Nobody was happier about the Hall of Fame shutout than the Hall of Famers themselves.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla - The coach no longer wears houndstooth. The result is the same. Another Alabama dynasty.
STATESBORO - The Georgia Southern Eagles finished third in the final Football Championship Subdivision polls, which were announced Monday afternoon.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.- Barrett Jones definitely was not going there. Alabama's All-American offensive lineman has spent five seasons with coach Nick Saban, and he knows better than to talk about stuff like legacies and the Crimson Tide's place in history. "Do you know what would happen if Nick Saban watched this interview and heard me say the D word?" Jones told a reporter who tried to lure him into the forbidden zone. The D word ...
ATLANTA - Georgia players still are talking about how close they came to playing in Monday night's national championship game.
Three more members of the Georgia Southern football team were invited to a postseason scout showcase, joining J.J. Wilcox, who was invited to the Senior Bowl in early December.
The NFL's dandy dozen is set - and truth be told, a little scared. Nobody's perfect, and all the teams that made the playoffs face potential pitfalls that could derail their dreams of partying down Bourbon Street in February. The Denver Broncos are riding a league-best 11-game winning streak as Peyton Manning seeks to cap his incredible comeback with another championship. Manning insists the Broncos remain a work in progress, lacking enough time together to ...
For the third straight season, Georgia Southern lost in the semifinals. The first two times, 2010 at Delaware and 2011 at North Dakota State, the Eagles lost by a combined 62-14. On Dec. 15 in Fargo, N.D., however, they lost by three points. It was all about the little things. "All those little things in a game, you look back at, and those are the things that are agonizing. It's tough," GSU coach Jeff Monken ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons disagree with the idea they have little to play for in Sunday's final regular-season game against Tampa Bay.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say the wife of former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones accused him of dragging her down a staircase, grabbing her neck and saying wanted to kill her.
When Gabby Douglas allowed herself to dream of being the Olympic champion, she imagined having a nice little dinner with family and friends to celebrate. Maybe she'd make an appearance here and there.
There are times when sports bring out the best in us. Like Victor Cruz writing a heartfelt message on his cleats, dedicated to a 6-year-old victim of the carnage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. There are times when sports bring out the worst in us. Not even 72 hours removed from the horror in Newtown, there were racist tweets blasting NBC for pre-empting its regular Sunday night football coverage to show President Obama's speech from ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, - As the Atlanta Falcons' offensive line sees it, there's no need to antagonize Ndamukong Suh.
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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