Georgia Southern draws attention at Sun Belt Media Day
Georgia Southern head coach Willie Fritz speaks with reporters during the Sun Belt media day in New Orleans, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
My Take: GSU officially in Sun Belt... so what now?
As the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day gets underway today in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans - a long, long way from the Southern Conference event in the Spartanburg, S.C., Marriott - there will be many, many more questions than answers for the Georgia Southern Eagles.
Louisiana - A lock to win the Sun Belt Conference
The Sun Belt Conference moves from eight to 11 teams this season but there is only one squad with a legitimate chance to win the league title - Louisiana.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Force 16-Us 1-1 in Lowell tourney round robin; Lee's Ripken 9-Us win at states
The Berkshire Force under-16 softball team, in its final tournament before the July 29 Babe Ruth Softball World Series, went 1-1 to start the 16-U All-American college showcase tournament on Friday.
How will Washington use DeSean Jackson?
Once a week, we'll take a spin around the NFC East to check in on what's going on with some of the Eagles' division rivals.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Church: J.J. Wilcox Can be a "Big Playmaker"
The Dallas Cowboys coaching staff seem to believe second-year safety J.J. Wilcox has the potential to shine, following a rocky rookie season.
How the Vikings Can Turn Jerick McKinnon Into the NFL's Most Dynamic Rookie
If you're not a Minnesota Vikings fan or a draft junkie, you might not yet be familiar with Jerick McKinnon's ability as a football player.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Georgia Southern's Ferguson suspended indefinitly following arrest
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended from the team indefinitely following a June 26 arrest.
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Wisconsin logger frees bear from milk can
Garrett Smith used the grappling hooks on his logging machine to free the struggling bear after spotting it in a cornfield while he was logging last month on a farm near Rice Lake.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
GSU forward Eric Ferguson suspended indefinitely
Georgia Southern's high-scoring forward Eric Ferguson, who was expected to be a main contributor to the school's basketball team for the 2014-15 season, has been suspended indefinitely, Eagles athletic director Tom Kleinlein said Monday.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Donald Heath: Stepping up a doable task for Georgia Southern football team
Recently, I was interviewed on the local sports talk radio show "Three and Out" and was asked simply, "How will the Georgia Southern football team do in its first season in the Sun Belt Conference?" Every day that question comes up, particularly as this football season nears - it's a little more than three weeks before the Eagles' preseason camp ... (more)
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Image: AP praises understudy
The presence of Adrian Peterson makes that a moot point, but the All-Pro went out of his way to compliment rookie running back Jerick McKinnon , calling his new understudy out of Georgia Southern the team's most notable player during offseason workouts.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Adrian Peterson on Jerick McKinnon: 'there's not too many...
Jun 17, 2014; Eden Prairie, MN, USA;Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon rests at practice at Winter Park.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Georgia Southern forward Eric Ferguson arrested on drug, weapons charges
Georgia Southern redshirt senior forward Eric Ferguson, who sat out all of last season after undergoing knee surgery in the spring of 2013, was one of two people arrested on various drug and weapons charges according to Jason Wermers of the Statesboro Herald .
Rookie running back McKinnon impresses Adrian Peterson
Matt Vense l is in his first year at the Star Tribune after covering the Ravens for the Baltimore Sun for six years.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Predictions for Every Team Joining a New Conference in 2014
Conference realignment will tone itself down in 2015, but the upcoming college football season features almost as many moving parts as any season in recent memory.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Donald Heath: Saying prayers for a.J.
The sun had been awake only a few hours on a quiet Saturday and former Georgia Southern football star Adrian Peterson was busy greeting well-wishers and posing for pictures at his inaugural football camp at Calvary Day.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Eagles welcome QB Garrett into the fold
Freshman quarterback Monteo Garrett enrolled in classes at Georgia Southern on Monday and will join the Eagles on scholarship as a part of the 2014 recruiting class, an official in the athletics department confirmed Tuesday.