If Brent Russell showed up on your doorstep on Halloween with his postgame look - grass-stained uniform, eye black mixed with perspiration running down his face and those massive arms and legs on display - you would be dumping every piece of candy in the house into his helmet.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Miguel Cabrera had just achieved baseball immortality, and everyone around him knew it.
Coco Crisp settled under the final fly ball, and the Oakland Athletics started charging onto the field like a bunch of Little Leaguers chasing an ice cream truck after a big win.
ATLANTA - Georgia Southern University students have endorsed two new fees for athletics. The Georgia Board of Regents now must consider them.
The Texas Rangers are totally set for the playoffs, eager to break out the bats, balls and gloves for really big games.
ROSEMONT, Ill. - Conference commissioners are considering the possibility of adding another game to be part of the semifinal rotation for the new college football playoff.
One official was pulled from duty because he's a fan. Another negated a touchdown without ever throwing a penalty flag. Several others had difficulty with basic rules.
ATLANTA - John Fox and Mike Smith each emphasized power running games in their three years together in the NFC South.
The Georgia Southern Eagles went into the 2012 season with sky-high expectations, a boatload of talent and two huge concerns - the secondary and the kicking game.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Mississippi State quarterback Tyler Russell is the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week, Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones received defensive honor and Florida kicker Caleb Sturgis turned in the top special-teams performance.
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.
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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