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Lambert studies up on Bulldog playbook
Greyson Lambert’s focus was on Georgia even before he left Virginia. Eager to master Georgia’s playbook, Lambert said he bought a small whiteboard which he used to study the Bulldogs’ plays.
August 05, 2015 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bullpen squanders would-be Miller win
Hunter Pence hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Giants bounced back from a deflating loss with an 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
August 05, 2015 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auburn out for redemption
Coach Gus Malzahn doesn’t Auburn needs mottos or reminders of last season posted around the football complex.
August 05, 2015 12:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Next stop for ‘The Bus’: the Hall of Fame
By the end of 2004, Jerome Bettis was done. Finished. Burned out. A dozen years in the NFL, most of them as the perpetually smiling blue-collared soul of the Pittsburgh Steelers, left him spent.
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Columbia minor league baseball team to be named Fireflies
Columbia's new Class A minor league baseball team will be the Fireflies.
August 04, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Garcia, Braves walk off in 12th
ATLANTA — Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
August 03, 2015 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teams start adjustment to limited contact
Teams started practicing in full pads Saturday and were allowed to make full contact. But they won’t be able to hit each other as often as in years past because of the Georgia High School Associati...
August 03, 2015 11:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season
After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive.
August 03, 2015 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators
Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive coordinators, just perhaps not quite this much.
August 03, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillgrove's Phelps works to be perfect
A Georgia Athletic Coaches Association first-team all-state selection, Jalen Phelps is entering his third year as a starter at cornerback for Hillgrove.
August 05, 2015 12:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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McKinnon, Peterson called on to improve pass protection
After an absence from NFL activity that spanned seven months, Adrian Peterson has returned as Minnesota’s featured runner.
August 05, 2015 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DH Hoops complete summer camps
DH Hoops, a youth basketball training organization founded by coach Darrell Hairston 15 years ago, recently hosted a skills camp at Jessie Davis Park Recreation Center in Douglasville last month. T...
August 04, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnhill making her mark for U.S.
Kelly Barnhill loves to travel, and she loves softball, too. The former Pope standout has had the opportunity to do both this summer as a rookie member of the U.S. junior national team.
August 03, 2015 11:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sailing sisters qualify for U.S. Optimist Dinghy Association 2016 Team Trials
Sisters Carlyn and Evie Blauvelt know what it takes to win in sailing. Combined, they’ve each won more than 50 races in their careers, dating back to when they first started racing competitively at...
August 02, 2015 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some teams get headstart on preseason practice
After weeks of 7-on-7 tournaments and practices with players in only shells and helmets, preseason practice began in earnest Saturday with the first permitted day of practices with pads for high sc...
August 02, 2015 12:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owls tackle the heat to begin preseason practice period, leading to inaugural game
Kennesaw State took the field for the first time Saturday, in preparation for its inaugural season of football.
August 02, 2015 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Conference’s coaches bullish on KSU success
The countdown clock on Kennesaw State’s website reads 32 days until the Owls’ inaugural football game at East Tennessee State, and fans are going to start wondering how good the team is going to be.
August 02, 2015 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merritt takes charge with Bohn, Schniederjans near
Troy Merritt couldn’t miss Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Tiger Woods couldn’t make anything.
August 01, 2015 11:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former South Cobb star Masha in for growing role at Liberty
Liberty’s Stephon Masha was put in a tough spot late in the 2014 season. Starting quarterback Josh Woodrum was injured, and Masha was thrust into the starting role.
August 01, 2015 12:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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