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Mar. 20, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Adam Pecina is afraid Kenny Gaines hates him. OK, not really. Pecina, on Georgia’s athletic training staff the last nine months, laughs when he says that, but he concedes he might be getting on Gaines’ nerves. That’s because it’s Pecina’s job to get the sprained left foot of the Georgia star guard […] - Full Story

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Mar. 16, 2015

On the day he made it official, as Andy Landers strolled toward a group of reporters in the Georgia women’s basketball training facility to reveal his retirement to the world, something caught his attention. It was somebody. Andy always knew everyone, but he had an easy-going way of making everybody feel like somebody. On this […] - Full Story

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Mar. 15, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Who are these people? Why are they playing together? There were stretches during Saturday’s second semifinal at the Southeastern Conference Tournament where Georgia’s five on the floor brought forth these questions. As for the answers, well… we’re learning more and more about who Kenny Paul Geno is and what Cameron Forte is […] - Full Story

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Mar. 14, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | No pain, no Gaines.  For Georgia, this season has been about dealing with injuries and managing the role and rotation implications that come with starters and key reserves constantly shuffling in and out of the trainer’s room.  By now, whether snakebitten or what, the Bulldogs are used to being shorthanded.  So no […] - Full Story

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Mar. 7, 2015

Paul Oliver is gone. That’s tough to take in, for those of us who knew him as the five-star high school player, the Georgia great or NFL veteran. None of us hurt about it like Fernando Valesco, Marcus Howard and Jarvis Jackson. They came to Athens with Oliver as freshmen in 2003. To keep close […] - Full Story

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Mar. 3, 2015

 Georgia vs. No. 1 Kentucky — Stegeman Coliseum   Kentucky wins 72-64 Georgia gave No. 1 Kentucky a scare, but the unbeaten Wildcats used a late 20-6 run to secure their 30th consecutive victory on Tuesday night. Georgia (19-10, 10-6) seniors Nemanja Djurisic and Marcus Thornton did their part while bidding Stegeman Coliseum farewell. Djurisic […] - Full Story

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Feb. 25, 2015

Sean McLaughlin awoke Tuesday morning, saw the sheet of snow on the ground and had the opposite reaction from most university of Georgia students hoping for cancelled classes. ‘Oh no, not again’ the junior pitcher said to himself. Nearly a full year since his last start when shoulder issues ended his trips to the mound […] - Full Story

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Feb. 23, 2015

Georgia made the most of its appearance on the SEC Network’s first baseball broadcast on Saturday. The Diamond Dogs swept No. 11 Florida State in a double-header, with the TV exposure spreading notice that Scott Stricklin’s program is trending upward. Georgia (5-1) entered two national polls on Monday — ranked 18th in the Collegiate Baseball […] - Full Story

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Feb. 21, 2015

The flukes and frustration of Friday were replaced by timely hitting and sometimes dominant pitching as Georgia picked up two wins over No. 15 Florida State in a doubleheader Saturday. By winning two times to take the series, including the first televised baseball game on the SEC Network, Georgia (5-1) made the kind of statement […] - Full Story

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Feb. 20, 2015

Georgia’s chance for a statement upset of No. 11 Florida State on Friday was nixed by missed opportunities with the bases loaded and a controversial balk call. The Bulldogs stranded 13 runners and failed to score with the bases loaded on three occasions, including the bottom of the ninth, in the 7-5 loss to the […] - Full Story

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Feb. 18, 2015

With 7:57 remaining in the first half of Georgia’s 64-58 loss against South Carolina on Tuesday night, Nemanja Djurisic bounced the basketball at an official in disgust due to a foul call he disagreed with . The act drew the senior forward a technical foul and his third personal foul of the half. At the […] - Full Story

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It wasn’t that long ago Georgia was building an impressive resume for the NCAA Tournament and vying for the distinction as the second-best team in the Southeastern Conference. After another bad loss to South Carolina Tuesday, the Bulldogs have lost three of their last five, with a 7-6 conference record that places them six games […] - Full Story

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Feb. 14, 2015

While Georgia’s hitters continued to send the new flat-seamed baseballs whizzing around Foley Field on Saturday, the pitching staff kept Eastern Illinois batters in check. It was another record day at the plate for the Bulldogs in the 10-2 win in front of 2,005 in attendance, adding 12 more hits to a season total already […] - Full Story

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Feb. 13, 2015

While fans marveled at the bells and whistles of the renovated Foley Field on Friday, Georgia second baseman Mike Bell focused his eyes on the new flat-seamed baseballs, introduced at the college level for the first time this season. Twice the sophomore pulled a pitch over the left field wall in the Bulldogs 18-3 season-opening […] - Full Story

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Feb. 12, 2015

Regardless of the level of play or the park attended, opening day for a baseball team is customarily full of hope and optimism. Georgia’s opener against Eastern Illinois Friday will take that fun feeling of newness to a different level. The recently completed $12 million renovations to Foley Field have enhanced the experience for fans […] - Full Story

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With the first pitch of the 2015 college baseball season being thrown today, here are five things to look out for as the Diamond Dogs go through their second season under Scott Strickland. Foley face-lift Those entering Foley Field for Friday’s opener will immediately notice the upgrades to enhance the fan experience. Expanded concourses and […] - Full Story

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Jan. 24, 2015

Danna Durante is usually calm and collected, her preferred method of teaching constructed with positivity and encouragement. That side of the Georgia gymnastics coach had to go away in the aftermath of Georgia’s frustrating loss at Denver earlier this week. The third-year coach dropped the pats on the back and instead asked her squad a […] - Full Story

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Georgia enters the second leg of a four-game stretch versus ranked conference foes today at 2 p.m. in Knoxville. There’s no looking back — to Thursday’s victory over No. 10 Texas A&M — or ahead to No. 14 Kentucky or top-ranked South Carolina, though. Keeping the focus solely on Tennessee hasn’t been difficult. The No. […] - Full Story

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Jan. 23, 2015

The Georgia Gym Dogs faced two choices following Monday’s disappointing loss at Denver. They could roll over and quit after dropping two of the season’s first three meets or fight to restore order. According to coach Danna Durante, one of those wasn’t really an available route to take. “I don’t roll over. We don’t roll […] - Full Story

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Jan. 15, 2015

Back inside Stegeman Coliseum. That’s where the No. 7 Georgia Gymdogs will be Friday night at 7 p.m. for their first Southeastern Conference meet of the season. But the matchup with Missouri (2-0) won’t be the first time spent on the home mats this week. After losing to then-No. 8 Michigan last Saturday, Georgia coach […] - Full Story

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Jan. 10, 2015

Shortly after splitting a pair of competitions with Texas on Saturday, Georgia swim coach Jack Bauerle huddled with Longhorns’ coaches Eddie Reese and Carol Capitani. The group of great friends talked and laughed for as long as possible before team and media obligations pulled them apart. Reese and Baurele were the United States Olympic coaches […] - Full Story

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Jan. 9, 2015

Jack Bauerle doesn’t pay attention to rankings. The Georgia swim coach instead evaluates his squads and opponents by a simple measure: Are they good? This Saturday’s opponent passes Bauerle’s test. Texas enters with the No. 1 men’s and No. 6 women’s teams in the country. And nobody knows the Texas program and personnel like the […] - Full Story

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Jan. 8, 2015

Georgia turned to a former Alabama man — Jeremy Pruitt — last January to fix its defense. Now the Bulldogs have hired a Florida Gator to continue its successful run on offense. Mark Richt announced the hiring of Brian Schottenheimer (after years of typing Bobo, it will take a few double glances to make sure […] - Full Story

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Dec. 12, 2014

It’s hard not to look back and wonder what could have been. There’s nothing that can be changed — and it’s almost never good for our mental health — but it’s so easy to slip back into thoughts of where things could have ended up. You know, instead of where they did. Either Oregon quarterback […] - Full Story

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Sep. 20, 2014

GRADING THE BULLDOGS - Full Story

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