Game Days in the SEC

This is the trailer to a Documentary about SEC Football called Pigskin & Magnolias. I want to see the whole documentary soon! One of my fellow classmates in Sports Promotions, cchanson, showed me this trailer recently, and it seems so authentic of the SEC football experience. I’m a college football fan, but my love for […]

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“Moneyball” exemplifies realistic love challenges of athletics

In honor of this year’s Academy Awards show, it is only appropriate to discuss the Oscar nominated baseball film “Moneyball.” Beyond the best actor nominee Brad Pitt and best supporting actor nominee Jonah Hill’s captivating performances, I think the movie does an amazing job in portraying the real-life struggles of athletes in professional sports. Showing […]

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Super Bowl L…so does that mean the losers are actually the winners?

Yes it has been a couple weeks since the Super Bowl but I just can’t help that football is always on my mind.  Because of this, I ran across an article in The Wall Street Journal that really caught my attention.  Now normally you would think of a 50th anniversary as being epic and huge […]

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Student Athletes and Twitter

For my blog topic I wanted to talk about social media and student athletes. Mainly, I am going to be focusing on Twitter because it is of the newest social media site that has taken a turn towards popularity in the eyes of many. So for one, being a student athlete myself, I believe that […]

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Waiting for the Renaissance

How wonderful it is that I get to blog this week! I can’t think of a better time of year to have to write about a current sports topic.  After all, the country’s greatest sports leagues are in the midst of wonderful, breathtaking seasons and the nation gets a short break from its weakest games, […]

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The Other Story From Indianapolis

Peyton Manning is football royalty. His father Archie Manning led the New Orleans Saints for years, and his younger brother Eli Manning has led the New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories. In his last Super Bowl, Super Bowl XLII appearance he won the Most Valuable Player award. Though Archie Manning never made it […]

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Don’t Always Wish Upon A Scout’s Star

Every year since 1998, the BCS National Championship Game has been played on the first Monday in January. But it’s the first Wednesday in February, National Signing Day, that matters most to college football fans across the country. The BCS National Championship is supposed to be a night for all college football fans to celebrate […]

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My Top Three Olympic Underdogs

Every two years my patriotism gets a little out of control. I sport old glory with pride and chant “USA! USA! USA!” endlessly, cheering on my fellow American athletes in a timeless tradition of competition. This year the Summer Olympics return, hosted in the city of London, England. Between July 27 and August 12, I […]

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Linsanity in the NBA

  Linsane. Linsanity. All I do is Lin. Linmania.      These phrases above are just a few of what come to mind to fans when they are asked about what Jeremy Lin brings to the NBA. Within Lin’s first three starts to his NBA career and four games overall, he has scored at least […]

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Southern Pigskin

About a year ago, a small sports blog started tweeting me articles about UGA whenever I posted on my blog twitter page about the Dawgs. I always retweeted them even if I did not finish reading the article. Soon though the blog took a major step by partnering with country music star Rodney Atkins and […]

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