Domestic Violence on the Field

These posts are always hard to get going for me. There’s something about “write whatever you want” that seems so limiting. There’s only so much I can write about a certain team, or about a play that happened in a game last week. So I thought to write about something that may be on the […]

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This Year’s MLB Championship Series’: A Tale of New and Old

One of my favorite times of the year in sports is finally upon us: the Major League Baseball Playoffs, and more specifically the Championship Series between the top two teams left standing in each league. The American League Series featuring relative newcomers to baseball’s biggest stage in the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays […]

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Get Hyped

Something I’ve notice being here at the University of Georgia are the phenomenal hype videos that are produced to pump up the bulldog community prior and through the football season. Technology today allows sports to relate to their followers in a variety of different ways; through the many social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, ect., online […]

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Atlanta Braves Offseason Moves: What to do with McCann and Hudson?

Although the Atlanta Braves finished the 2013 season 96-66, which put them in first place in the National League East, they suffered a heartbreaking lose to the Lost Angeles Dodgers in the Division Series. This is certainly not the first time that the Braves have fallen out of the playoff run early in October. They […]

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The EVOlution of Athletic Gear

If we take a look back in sports history, we see so many different apparatuses that athletes have used, and we’ve also seen how they have improved. The primary reasons for these technological advancements stem from an effort to create a safer experience for the athletes and also to improve their performance. Nike, Adidas, Reebok, […]

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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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An Improbable Win

By Anelise Cimino “What happened?” reverberates across the nation as the San Francisco Giants raise their second World Series championship trophy in the past three years. Baseball fans from San Fran to New York keep asking that question repeatedly, even as the Giants raise their trophy as World Series Champs. The fans in San Fran say […]

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2012 Atlanta Braves Spring Training

            I’ll admit my excitement for my Spring Break trip to Orlando really plummeted after the Braves started Spring Training with a 1-10 record. However, I was determined to keep my hopes up that I would bring home at least one Braves win once the three game home stand was over. […]

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Breaking Down the 2012 Atlanta Braves Prospects

I’ve never been much of a football fan. Until I came to the University of Georgia, the thought of devoting my Saturdays to college football never crossed my mind. I played soccer through high school, but it’s hard to really cheer for a sport that exists 95% outside the United States. Being 5’3” and lacking […]

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