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May. 26, 2015

DESTIN, Fla. | Some 90 miles away from Alabama’s campus and about 70 miles from Auburn’s, football coaches next week from Michigan will be on hand at Prattville High School in the state to serve as guest coaches. Southeastern Conference coaches would like the rest of the power five conferences to join them in opposing […] - Full Story

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Mark Richt made the rounds of UGA Day events this spring spreading the good news about the Bulldogs’ injury list. By June, the Georgia football coach said again this week in Macon all players are expected to be able to take part in offseason workouts. Now keeping them on the practice and game fields is […] - Full Story

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The last Southeastern Conference spring meetings that retiring commissioner Mike Slive will preside over will be held this week at the beachfront Sandestin Hilton resort in the Florida Panhandle. University presidents and chancellors, athletic directors and coaches will discuss and vote on conference and national legislation as they grapple with implementing increased autonomy for the […] - Full Story

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The Georgia men’s basketball team can boast something that only 12 other programs nationally can. It made the NCAA tournament and was in the top 10 percent in the sport in the latest Academic Progress Rate report. Coach Mark Fox shrugged off his team being recognized by the NCAA for the work in the classroom […] - Full Story

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May. 21, 2015

After his first season at Georgia, Mark Fox talked about wanting to line up games against North Carolina and Roy Williams. It hasn’t happened yet, but the Georgia men’s basketball coach said he spoke to his Tar Heels counterpart on the recruiting circuit recently in Lexington, Kent., about getting their teams together. “He’s willing to […] - Full Story

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The intersection of recruiting, social media and NCAA rules resulted in Georgia reporting two secondary violations since April, including one involving the football program. Football recruits “were provided pictures which were taken during a campus visit via social media,” on Feb. 21 according to a summary of the violation described in information obtained by an […] - Full Story

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ST. SIMONS ISLAND | Finally, the timetable and location for Georgia’s indoor athletic facility is confirmed public knowledge. A long-time figment of speculation and debate, athletics director Greg McGarity announced at Thursday’s athletic board of directors meeting the building will be adjacent to Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall, parallel to Rutherford Street. Construction could begin as early […] - Full Story

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May. 20, 2015

MACON | Georgia men’s basketball coach Mark Fox, fresh off his second straight 20-win season and a trip to the NCAA tournament, has agreed to a contract extension with the school that comes with a raise, he said Wednesday night. “We have,” he said before a UGA Day speaking event at the Walnut Creek Shooting […] - Full Story

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May. 7, 2015

Mark Richt has received verbal pledges from 10 players in the 2016 recruiting class — eight more than the Georgia Bulldogs coach had to his credit for the 2015 haul this time last year. That’s a hot start (currently rated the No. 6 class in the country by Scout.com), made especially impressive with five-star quarterback […] - Full Story

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Jan. 19, 2015

A player whose college basketball career looked like it might be defined by being unable to stay on the court has transformed into a frontcourt stalwart in the Southeastern Conference. Marcus Thornton, the fifth-year senior who needed to take a medical redshirt two years ago after his third knee surgery, wouldn’t be the guy most […] - Full Story

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Jul. 23, 2014

Last week’s look at Mark Richt’s career at Georgia (found here) led to a few readers asking for some deeper insight into how the coach’s numbers compared to others. Some mentioned contemporaries, like Nick Saban and Les Miles, and a few others asked about coaching legends like Vince Dooley and Paul “Bear” Bryant. So I […] - Full Story

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Jul. 19, 2014

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Jan. 15, 2014

Live chat: Jeremy Pruitt news conference with sports editor Rachel Bowers Jeremy Pruitt news conference Tweets from @onlineathens/abhsports - Full Story

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Dec. 26, 2013

A Bulldog and a Yellow Jacket walk into a clubhouse together. - Full Story

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Dec. 18, 2013

Jarryd Wallace is going to have his work cut out for him following up his 2013. - Full Story

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Dec. 17, 2013

Former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray and girlfriend Kacie McDonnell took a dive last week with some whale sharks. The Georgia Aquarium on Tuesday sent out photos and videos from the excursion, which took place Friday. Murray, whose senior season ended with an ACL tear, is gearing up for a run at the NFL with rehab […] - Full Story

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