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Feb. 18, 2016

This past weekend offered an opportunity to move outdoors where the sunshine dominated. It was a little nippy but not so debilitating, the wind having throttled down to a docile state. This allowed for a visit to Foley Field to observe the Georgia baseball team at practice. To begin with, the Bulldogs’ new stadium, pristine […] - Full Story

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Sep. 23, 2015

While you wouldn’t expect Greyson Lambert to give his critics a lecture on pettifogging, he would be justified in doing so. In the gloaming of Sanford Stadium on Saturday night, he silenced any and all dissenters. Before kickoff, he could have thumbed his nose at all those making “a fuss about insignificant details.” Football fans […] - Full Story

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Feb. 12, 2015

There are many telling images of Bobby Towns, who died this week, but the one I remember best was when he made an interception that contributed profoundly to Georgia’s 14-7 victory over Kentucky in 1959, one of those hard fought games which could easily have wound up in the loss column. Had that happened, the […] - Full Story

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Aug. 19, 2014

If you want to interview Jeremy Pruitt, Georgia’s defensive coordinator, there are two things you must be prepared for. First of all, he really ain’t (to use his down-home vernacular) that excited about being interviewed. Next you can count on short answers. - Full Story

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Feb. 11, 2014

When Marlon Brown, the oft injured Georgia receiver whose career in Athens ended with ACL surgery, got scant attention at the NFL combine last spring, he didn’t let it affect his attitude. - Full Story

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Dec. 31, 2013

Georgia will be making its third appearance in the Gator Bowl today. - Full Story

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Dec. 3, 2013

ATLANTA — Comebacks are sweet, and if anybody deserved one it would be this Georgia team, which looks more like a M*A*S*H* unit than a gridiron eleven. - Full Story