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Longtime Georgia announcer Munson dies at 89

Larry Munson, the voice of the Georgia Bulldogs for nearly 43 years, has died. He was 89.

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Long-time comin'

Maligned after last season’s 6-7 record and under fire after this year’s 0-2 start, UGA coach Mark Richt is now officially back in the Bulldog Nation’s good graces after Saturday’s huge 19-10 win against Kentucky that clinched the SEC East title and trip to the conference championship game for the first time since 2005.

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Hopkins misses game-winning FG in final second as UVA stuns FSU, 14-13

Seminoles kicker Dustin Hopkins misses a straight-on 42-yard FG with no time left in Tallahassee late Saturday night as Virginia pulls a shocker of No. 23 Florida State.

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Falcons try to rebound vs. Titans; Edwards breaks silence on struggles

One week after the missed fourth down call heard ’round the NFL, the Falcons are eager to move on at home today vs. the Titans, while defensive star Ray Edwards finally breaks his silence with the media and explains why he's worth the $30M that Atlanta gave him, despite a lack of production this year.

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Tech drops Dukies, 38-31

One week after Tevin Washington couldn't buy a big offensive play late against Virginia Tech, the Yellow Jackets' sophomore QB comes up big Saturday on the road in a narrow 38-31 win against Duke. (ADDS: Deerfield's Zenon saw action Saturday, rushing for 20 yards on 3 carries in win)

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Auburn honors ex-Tiger Heisman winner, Samford coach Sullivan before game, then beats Bulldogs, 35-16

Pat Sullivan brought Samford into Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday and watched his team hang tough with his alma mater before the Tigers pull away late.

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP PREVIEW: Stewart vs. Edwards --- it all comes down to this

With five-time champ Jimmie Johnson out of the running, today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale comes down to two unlikely drivers in the season finale at Homestead, Fla: Leader Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart, who trails Edwards by just 3 points.

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U.S.A. wins Preisdents Cup in rout

Needing just five points in the singles matches at the Presidents Cup late Saturday in Melbourne, Australia, the Americans get just that to beat the International team.

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Showcase event to help restore historic Conyers house

CONYERS -- Members of First United Methodist Church in Conyers are hoping a trip down memory lane next month at the Parish House on Main Street will bring history to life at a local landmark.

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Falcons try to rebound vs. Titans; Edwards breaks silence on struggles

ATLANTA — Mike Smith has done a lot of things right since he took over as coach of the Atlanta Falcons.

Panthers end tough season on a high note with 42-35 win

ATLANTA -- For a team in need of a win as much as Georgia State was, the postgame news conference following the Panthers' 42-35 win over Campbell on Saturday before 11,125 fans at the Georgia Dome seemed a bit subdued.

Ernest Johnson

Mr. Ernest Norris “Ernie” Johnson, age 55, of Covington passed away November 17, 2011 at Newton Medical Center. He was born March 3, 1956 in Ozark, Alabama at ...

Stanley Merica

Dr. Stanley Hill Merica, age 85, passed away Friday, November 18, 2011. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 3PM in Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville ...

Fulton Nabors

Fulton Everett “Ebb” Nabors, Jr. of Conyers passed away 11-18-11. He is survived by his wife Rebecca “Becky” Nabors, son, Everett “Scott” Nabors and ...

Jayne Campbell

Jayne Breazeale Campbell,72, of Pine Log Road, Conyers, GA., formerly of Anderson, SC, widow of Dan M. Campbell, passed away at home Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Born in Anderson ...

Donald League

Donald Berry League, 80, passed away November 19, 2011. Mr. League was born January 15, 1931, in Decatur, GA. He was an avid gardener who made his career as a ...

Dorothy Thorne

Mrs. Dorothy Virginia Sheppard Thorne, 84 of Jonesboro died at noon on November 14, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ezzie Sheppard, her husband, Leonard ...