I’m Done Getting My Hopes Up

As a Georgia football fan, it’s hard not to get my hopes up for next season. It seems like every year, there’s always next year. Especially this year. After a devastating loss to Florida last weekend, the Dawgs blew their final chance to become SEC East Champions. Even with two weeks to prepare for the […]

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The Blind Snap

You read that title, you immediately thought I either got the title of that film very, very wrong or that you can’t take any more Michael Oher. Good thing I’m not talking to you about Michael Oher. I’m talking to you about Jake Olson. I’m a sucker for a sob story, when serious life issues and […]

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History Repeating Itself?

The Dawgs this year have given us hope for the possibility of winning the coveted national title.  After beating both Missouri and Arkansas on the road, it seems that we may have cleared one of the bigger hurdles in our schedule. If we beat Florida this coming Saturday, our road to the SEC Championship will […]

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Student-Athletes are asking “Where’s the money?”

If someone approached you and asked you to dedicate a large portion of your time to a project, but you would not receive any compensation for it, would you say yes? If they were to then tell you they would make a good amount of money off your name and likeness and talent, and you […]

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One and Done? D-League vs. NCAA

We have all (well, most) have heard about the one and done rule regarding the transition from college basketball into the NBA. If not, basically a high school student must play at least one year of basketball in college in order to be considered for the NBA draft. And Dallas Mavericks Owner, Mark Cuban, had […]

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Johnny Manziel’s “Integrity” for Heisman

With the Heisman Trophy ceremony just around the corner, the real Heisman watch is officially on. Of course the analysts have been talking about the Heisman race since before the season even started, but what does anyone really know before one snap has been played? As of November 5th, 2013, the top five candidates according […]

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Lane Kiffin Gets The Boot

Get fired once, that is unfortunate. Get fired twice from the same kind of job, well that is maybe a sign to choose a new career. Lane Kiffin, head coach of the USC football team, was fired the morning of Sunday, Sept. 29 after the Trojan lost 62-41 against Arizona State. Prior to coaching at […]

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Predictions: Who will get burned by the hot seat?

As far as the standard for big-time FBS (D-1A) college football goes, NCAA coaches are now held at ridiculously high standards in that they are expected to win consistently throughout their tenure as head coach or be fired and tossed out in never-ending shame for the program. ESPN’s video depicts this supposed “hot seat” very […]

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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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