Manti Te’o Conundrum

By Steve Randall The story of Manti Te’o is a very intriguing and sad story. He is very naïve and, as was revealed in the National Championship game, he wasn’t as good as the Heisman hype made him out to be. However, the whole catfish scam that everyone is calling him out on should not […]

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Are Sports Getting More Dangerous?

By David Rajecki It is pretty obvious that sports and athletic activity can cause injuries, but what is the accepted amount of danger or number of injuries per season? Who decides when rules should be changed because a sport has become “unsafe?” Moreover, what role does the media play in affecting how and when organizations […]

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MJ or LeBron or ???

By Hugh Williams The Miami Heat are arguably the hottest team in the NBA right now, and a huge reason for that is the stellar play of LeBron James. His stats are outrageous through the first 52 games of the season, and his outstanding play has led to comparisons to the “GOAT” (Greatest of All […]

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Up, Up, and J-Hey; The Debut of the Braves Outfield

By: Salem Vance Only one month ago, the Atlanta Braves set the world of professional baseball abuzz by trading their star infielder Martin Prado for right fielder Justin Upton in a seven-player deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The trade not only added a powerful outfielder to the Braves, but also served as a family reunion […]

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Danica Patrick: Gender in NASCAR Still Relevant

By Whitney Norris Clocking in at 196 miles per hour on Monday, Danica Patrick beat out 37 other drivers to become the first woman to ever win the pole at the Daytona 500. Not only that, she became the first woman to take a pole in any race in NASCAR’s series, the Sprint Cup. This is […]

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Legend to Return to Athens and Open a Restaurant

By: Chelsea Niekamp On Easter Sunday in 1980, The University of Georgia received a letter of intent from who soon came to be the pride of The Dawgs. Herschel Walker, the six-foot, 225 pound running back signed with Georgia and would eventually be inducted in to the College Football Hall of Fame. Although his NFL […]

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A Hidden Gem — Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall

By Megan Maziar When most of us think about Georgia football, we picture Stanford Stadium, our incredible 92,746-seat football stadium located in the center of the beautiful University of Georgia campus. Although our football players do spend a good deal of time between the hedges, most of their days are spent in Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall, UGA’s […]

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A Huge Problem

By Louis Hokayem As a lifelong admirer of Kobe Bryant and the storied Los Angeles Lakers franchise, writing this post will reveal much of my current confusion, disbelief, and overwhelming sadness. Unfortunately, just like most sad stories, the despair and disappointment of these current times came about rather unexpectedly. In fact, if you would have […]

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How Chipper is Retirement?

By Rachel Nevil When former Braves third baseman and legend Chipper Jones dropped by spring training (video), one would think he would be itching to throw back on the uniform and play some. Jones is positive about the whole retiring experience and isn’t regretting his choice. Jones has been keeping busy starting up business ventures, […]

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Performance-enhancing drugs, worth the risk?

By Liz Justmann Performance-enhancing Drugs Can Enhance Performance. Side effects may include: Ruined Career. Why do we care so much about PED’s? It seems unfortunate that the careers of athletes who have dedicated their lives to being the best at something are now tainted by a lapse of judgment in the use of performance-enhancing drugs. […]

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