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Lacrosse title game on tap
In a region where lacrosse is growing in popularity, fans will get a chance to see some of the best the sport has to offer this weekend.
August 21, 2014 02:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mason bids for lasting legacy
ATHENS — Hutson Mason finally has the job he wanted all along. He’s the big man on the Georgia campus, the guy who’s getting hit up for a picture or an autograph just about everywhere he goes.
August 21, 2014 02:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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After first practice, it’s full speed ahead for Owls
After years of wondering when a football team would arrive at Kennesaw State, fans of the fledgling program finally got to see the players in action Tuesday morning.
August 20, 2014 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta feasts on Liriano
Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen’s return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday night.
August 19, 2014 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relieved lineman back for Falcons
Corey Peters battled doubts about his future in the NFL after he tore his Achilles tendon late last season.
August 19, 2014 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia State comes off winless campaign
As coach Trent Miles sees it, Georgia State has nowhere to go but up this year. Georgia State went 0-12 last season, its first under Miles, as the Panthers moved into the Sun Belt Conference.
August 19, 2014 11:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach Fritz leads Georgia Southern's makeover
Georgia Southern's 2014 season will be anything but business as usual.
August 19, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islanders announce sale of minority stake of club
The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years.
August 19, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit
UPDATE: The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe's claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of h...
August 19, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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No. 16 Clemson backup OL Anthony transferring
Part-time starting offensive lineman Shaq Anthony is transferring from Clemson.
August 21, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 Things to know about the WNBA playoffs
With the WNBA playoffs set to begin Thursday night, here are five things to know:
August 21, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Check out the Cobb Football Friday Show
Once again this year we will provide our readers with our Cobb Football Friday show. MDJ Sports Editor John Bednarowski and Fox 5 Atlanta's sports anchor Ken Rodriguez will be the hosts.
August 21, 2014 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Softball: South Cobb walks off to beat McEachern
South Cobb rallied for five runs with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday and beat McEachern 9-8 to keep its season-opening undefeated streak alive. McEachern took an 8-4 lead af...
August 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians set to kick off at No. 1
No Cobb County football team has been ranked No. 1 in a preseason poll — until now. McEachern will open the season as the No. 1 team of Class AAAAAA in the Georgia Sports Writers Association poll.
August 20, 2014 12:08 AM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prep Roundup: Harrison sweeps to wins over Woodward, Pope
Harrison beat Woodward Academy for the second time in three days, sweeping to a 25-23, 25-19 margin Tuesday.
August 20, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Get ready for the new Cobb Football Friday
It’s football season. That fact became official Sunday with the release of our annual football preview issue, “Kickoff 2014.”
August 17, 2014 11:37 PM | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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McEachern lineman’s wait to take the field pays off
Chandler Jones didn’t know a whole lot about football growing up. He didn’t really follow the sport, though he did watch it from time to time on TV, seeing a few Super Bowls as a child.
August 17, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simpson punches ticket for Rio Paralympics
Representing the United States and winning a gold medal is a dream come true for many athletes. The same can be said for athletes with physical disabilities who dream of medaling in the Paralympics.
August 16, 2014 11:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison continues its early success
Harrison’s volleyball team has the talent to be a serious force in Class AAAAAA and showed it Saturday in the state quarterfinalists’ play date at Wesleyan School.
August 16, 2014 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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