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UGA backup tackle to transfer

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia will enter the 2011 season with a shortage of experience at offensive tackle after A.J. Harmon's decision to continue his career at another school.

May 18, 2011 | Associated Press Bryan County News | State, national sports


Another round of NFL talks ends without agreement

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The NFL and its locked-out players wrapped up another round of court-ordered mediation Tuesday without any signs of a new agreement and the clock ticking on the 2011 season.

May 18, 2011 | Associated Press Bryan County News | State, national sports


Heyward, Jones back in lineup

ATLANTA (AP) - Chipper Jones and Jason Heyward returned to the Atlanta Braves' lineup Tuesday for a 3-1 victory over Houston, saying their injuries felt much better after rest and injections.

May 18, 2011 | Associated Press Bryan County News | State, national sports


Hall of Famer Killebrew dies of cancer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Harmon Killebrew, the affable, big-swinging Hall of Famer whose tape-measure home runs made him the cornerstone of the Minnesota Twins and perhaps the most popular player in the team's 51-year history, died Tuesday after battling esophageal cancer. He was 74.

May 17, 2011 | Associated Press Bryan County News | State, national sports


McCann leads Braves past Astros

ATLANTA (AP) - When Brian McCann returned to his locker, Derek Lowe shouted across the room: "Great off day, Mac!"

May 17, 2011 | Associated Press Bryan County News | State, national sports


Helmet maker ups lobbying as Congress pushes for tougher safety standards

WASHINGTON (AP) - A major football helmet manufacturer has sharply increased its Washington lobbying this year, responding to a congressional push to come up with new safety standards for children's football helmets.

May 17, 2011 | Associated Press Bryan County News | State, national sports


Shrimp suffer from cold winter

BRUNSWICK - For the second consecutive winter, lower-than-normal temperatures in coastal Georgia drove down estuarine water temperatures to lethal levels for some marine organisms.

May 12, 2011 | Special to the News | State, national sports


Turkey season opens March 26

The opening day of the Georgia turkey hunting season is March 26, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division anticipates the 2011 season should be fair, with harvest likely down from the 2010 season.

March 21, 2011 | Special to the News | State, national sports


Uga VIII buried at Sanford Stadium

Uga VIII, Georgia's white English bulldog mascot, has been buried at Sanford Stadium beside his predecessors.

February 07, 2011 | Associated Press | State, national sports


Falcons' coach signs extension

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have signed coach Mike Smith to a three-year contract extension after he led the team to the NFC South title.

February 03, 2011 | Associated Press Bryan County News | State, national sports


Signing day revisited

Associated Press

February 03, 2011 | Associated Press | State, national sports


Big freeze at Super Bowl?

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - One Pittsburgh safety kept interrupting reporters' questions about the Super Bowl to complain it was too chilly. A Green Bay receiver bragged that the snow outside made the Packers "the home team."

February 01, 2011 | Associated Press For the Bryan County News | State, national sports


NFL players, owners look to kick start negotiations before Super Bowl

DALLAS (AP) - After weeks of talking to fans, reporters and Congress about their lagging labor negotiations, the NFL and its players' union are getting around to talking to each other.

February 01, 2011 | Associated Press Bryan County News | State, national sports


Chipper feeling chipper

ATLANTA (AP) - Chipper Jones showed Tuesday he can still knock the cover off the ball.

February 01, 2011 | Associated Press For the Bryan County News | State, national sports


Braves introduce rookie camp

ATLANTA (AP) - The Braves are opening a new rookie camp to show their top prospects where to go and what to do if they're called up to the big leagues.

January 19, 2011 | Associated Press For the Bryan County News | State, national sports


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