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UGA and two SEC East teams struggle with ‘walkovers’

The third Saturday in November often gives SEC teams the opportunity for tune-up games against lesser competition to prepare for big rivalry games coming up on Thanksgiving weekend.

Georgia Southern gives Georgia cause for concern

With Georgia Southern coming to town Saturday, Georgia will get a preview of the option running attack it will see next week against in-state rival Georgia Tech - but the focus remains on the Bulldogs’ offense, not their defense.

Fournette family investigated for possible NCAA violation

The family of LSU running back Leonard Fournette is under investigation for potentially violating NCAA rules that prohibit players from benefiting from his name, likeness or image.

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Womens college hoops season begins for 5 former area players

The new womens college basketball season is about to get underway for five former area stand outs.

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University of Missouri president resigns after race protest

The University of Missouri’s president stepped down on Monday after protests by the school’s football team and other students over what they saw as his soft handling of reports of racial abuse on campus.

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It’s not all fun and games | PHOTOS

Being a sport editor I have a lot of little perks that comes with the job. Some of the games I have covered include UGA football games, SEC Championship games and several Hawks games.

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Georgia offense gets back on track with win over Kentucky

The hot seat Georgia head coach Mark Richt sits on is still smoldering but it may have cooled off a few degrees with the Bulldogs 27-3 win over Kentucky at Sanford Stadium on Saturday.

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Life on the hot seat for UGA’s Richt

Georgia coach Mark Richt has been here before. His future with the Bulldogs is once again in question, after a blowout loss to the Florida Gators. This very well may be his final season in Athens. But the year’s not over, Richt points out.

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War or words begins between ‘Noles, Clemson

Without being baited into any type of trash talk, Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson volunteered during Monday’s media availability that, come Saturday, “We’re going to show Dalvin Cook why he should’ve come” to Death Valley instead of Tallahassee.

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Desire to be bowl eligible may be spark Bulldogs need to get back on track

With four games left in the regular season, Kentucky remains two victories short of reaching the six-win level required for bowl eligibility with Georgia just one win away.

Bauta to get start against Florida

Georgia and Florida clash every year in Jacksonville, Fla., in one of college football’s signature rivalry matchups, and Saturday’s meeting along the banks of the St. Johns River provides both teams the opportunity to grab control of the SEC East Division.

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Seminoles try to tie ACC record 29-game win streak

After Georgia Tech’s remarkable 2014 campaign that ended just short of an ACC title (thanks to Florida State), most Seminole fans figured the rematch during the 2015 regular season might wind up being a battle of Top 25 unbeatens staking their claim on the conference crown.

Ex-Louisville player, recruit detail ‘strip club’ atmosphere

Former escort Katina Powell said former Louisville graduate assistant coach Andre McGee paid her $10,000 to bring dancers to campus to strip and even have sex with some recruits or their guardians.

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Chubb missed as Morgan field goals provides Georgia scoring

Georgia’s defense and special teams answered the call to step up when they were needed while the Bulldogs offense felt the absence of Nick Chubb against Missouri as Georgia got the 9-6 win in a crucial SEC East matchup at Sanford Stadium on Saturday.

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Chubb to undergo left knee surgery

Florida took a commanding position in the division race to get to the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta with its 21-3 domination of defending division champion Missouri, and Georgia saw control of its fate taken from its hands with a 38-31 loss at Tennessee.


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