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Mar. 23, 2014

STORRS, Conn. | Georgia came all the way back from a 10-point second half deficit Sunday, before running out of gas in a 67-57 loss to Saint Joseph’s in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Erika Ford had 16 points to lead Georgia, which finishes the season at 20-12. Merritt Hempe added 13 points […] - Full Story

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Feb. 19, 2014

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee made sure to get the ball in Jarnell Stokes’ hands more often Tuesday night. Stokes responded by scoring 20 points and pulling down 11 rebounds in one of his most dominant performances of the season as Tennessee trounced Georgia 67-48 to snap the Bulldogs’ four-game winning streak. “Stokes just had a […] - Full Story

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Feb. 13, 2014

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Dealing with a 14-point deficit and a bad case of the stomach flu, the Georgia Bulldogs looked like they were in trouble. But thanks to Charles Mann, Juwan Parker and the unlikely Kenny Paul Geno, Georgia rallied for a surprisingly lopsided 75-55 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night at Humphrey Coliseum. […] - Full Story

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Feb. 1, 2014

AUBURN, ALA. — Auburn’s Chris Denson and KT Harrell got an abundance of scoring help for a change.Denson scored 18 points to lead five players in double digits and the Tigers made six straight free throws over the final 34 seconds in a 74-67 victory over Georgia on Saturday. The Tigers (10-9, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) […] - Full Story

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Jan. 8, 2014

COLUMBIA, Mo. — A day after attending a memorial service for his father in Garden City, Kan., Mark Fox called the shots in an upset that ended the nation’s longest home winning streak. Georgia’s coach said the late Raymond Lewis Fox, a longtime high school coach in Kansas, wouldn’t have had it any other way. […] - Full Story

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Dec. 9, 2013

ATLANTA — Three Georgia players made the All-SEC first team squad this year, while two were named second-team selections Monday. Georgia, despite an injury plagued season that didn’t meet expectations, had three first-teamers with tight end Arthur Lynch, linebacker Ramik Wilson and kicker Marshall Morgan. Injured quarterback Aaron Murray and sophomore running back Todd Gurley […] - Full Story

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Nov. 24, 2013

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nebraska did more than work on help defense or foul shooting at its off-day practice. the Cornhuskers cleared the air and got back on track at the Charleston Classic. Nebraska coach Tim Miles said he, his staff and the players met on Saturday to discuss what had gone wrong the first two […] - Full Story

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Jul. 28, 2013

ATLANTA — There’s something special about Atlanta for John Isner, and the 6-foot-10 former University of Georgia star is something special in tiebreakers. The top-seeded Isner beat 6-foot-8 South African Kevin Anderson 6-7 (3), 7-6 (2), 7-6 (2) on Sunday to win the Atlanta Open in the tallest final in ATP Tour history. Anderson was seeded second. The […] - Full Story

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Jul. 27, 2013

ATLANTA — Top-seeded John Isner and second-seeded Kevin Anderson set up what Atlanta Open officials will be the “tallest” final in ATP Tour history. The 6-foot-10 Isner beat Lleyton Hewitt 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5) on Saturday, and the 6-8 Anderson topped American Ryan Harrison 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the night semifinal. Isner, who led the […] - Full Story

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Jul. 9, 2013

DETROIT — Matthew Stafford’s career with the Detroit Lions just got longer. Stafford and the Lions have agreed to terms on a $53 million, three-year extension to keep him under contract through 2017, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person, who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity […] - Full Story

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May. 5, 2013

ASHBURN, Va. — Bacarri Rambo was drafted in the sixth round by the Washington Redskins after solid career at Georgia that would have suggested he would be selected sooner. A couple suspensions during his career with the Bulldogs, at least one reportedly for a failed drug test, likely caused the safety’s stock to drop. “All […] - Full Story

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May. 3, 2013

PITTSBURGH — Jarvis Jones is not James Harrison. For one thing, there’s the hair. The rookie Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker has long dreadlocks that appear under his helmet and skitter across his name when he sprints into the backfield. There’s the body, too. The 6-foot-2, 245-pound Jones is taller, leaner and wispier than the 2008 […] - Full Story

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Apr. 14, 2013

HOUSTON — John Isner of the United States beat Argentina’s Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 7-5 in the final of the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Sunday. Isner, who led Georgia to the 2007 men’s NCAA championship, won his first tournament of the year and the sixth of his career. He had seven aces in the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 9, 2013

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Trevor Releford grabbed the pass, dribbled a couple of times and let fly a 50-footer that was straight, true and just long enough. The Alabama guard’s buzzer-beating shot from a few feet before midcourt swished through the net to give the Crimson Tide a 61-58 win over Georgia on Saturday after a […] - Full Story

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Feb. 27, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Vanderbilt Commodores have had so many games slip away in the Southeastern Conference this season that maybe it was just time they finally got a lucky bounce. Kevin Bright hit a pull-up jumper with 0.8 seconds left that bounced off the rim and then the backboard before falling through, and Vanderbilt […] - Full Story

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Feb. 16, 2013

OXFORD, Miss. — Marshall Henderson bounced into the postgame press conference after Mississippi’s 84-74 overtime victory over Georgia full of energy, but low on words. He had scored a game-high 25 points in the come-from-behind win, so the 6-foot-2 guard was ready to celebrate. “If it’s all the same, it’s Saturday night,” Henderson said grinning. […] - Full Story

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Feb. 6, 2013

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee knew it needed to cool off the sizzling Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in order to beat Georgia. These days, that’s easier said than done. Caldwell-Pope, the reigning Southeastern Conference player of the week, scored 24 points and led Georgia’s 3-point onslaught Wednesday night as the Bulldogs defeated Tennessee 68-62 to win for the […] - Full Story

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Jan. 17, 2013

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.— Shacobia Barbee scored 15 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and No. 13 Georgiaovercame a 11-point halftime deficit to defeat SEC foe Arkansas 57-53 on Thursday night. Georgia (16-2, 4-1 SEC) led 9-8 to begin the game but watched a spirited Arkansas team go on a 22-10 run to finish out the first half and […] - Full Story

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — Despite losing its third consecutive game to open conference play, Georgia may have found another offensive weapon in Vincent Williams. The only player in his fourth year with the Bulldogs, Williams scored a career-high 23 points and tied a career high with four rebounds Wednesday night in a 79-62 loss to No. 17 Missouri. […] - Full Story

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Jan. 10, 2013

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Jasmine Hassell scored 21 points and Tiaria Griffin contributed 20, and No. 13Georgia cruised to a 95-83 victory over Alabama in a Southeastern Conference matchup on Thursday night. Jasmine James chipped in 15 points, Shacobia Barbee 14 and Khaalidah Miller 13 for the Bulldogs (14-2, 2-1), who have won 22 in a row […] - Full Story

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Jan. 9, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida probably will have a few more games like this — even in the Southeastern Conference. Mike Rosario scored 19 points, Erik Murphy added 11 despite playing with a broken rib and the No. 11 Gators opened league play with a 77-44 victory over short-handed Georgia on Wednesday night. It could be […] - Full Story

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Dec. 21, 2012

HOOVER Ala. — The Southeastern Conference has added two teams and a fifth day to the baseball tournament. - Full Story

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Oct. 14, 2012

Alabama and Florida are at the top of the season’s first BCS standings, making it yet another all-SEC top two, with Oregon and Kansas State close behind the Gators. Georgia comes in at No. 11, as four other Southeastern Conference teams sit in front of the Bulldogs. Their average is .4980. The Crimson Tide in […] - Full Story

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Jun. 14, 2012

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers plan to purchase the contract of right-hander Justin Grimm from Double-A Frisco to start Saturday night against Houston. - Full Story

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May. 3, 2012

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Bubba Watson has decided to skip The Players Championship to spend time with his family, making this the second time in five years that the Masters champion has not played in the PGA Tour’s flagship tournament. - Full Story

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