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Former Eastside swimmers Robbie and Joey Ellwanger help give Berry College in runner-up finish at the Viking Classic

Berry College men’s swim team finished second out of seven teams at the Viking classic in a recent meet.

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Coach K at 1K: ‘A heckuva thing’

So much is being made about the pending win No. 1,000 for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski.

Georgia’s Richt gets extension through 2019

Georgia gave head coach Mark Richt a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Bulldogs through the 2019 season.

Paterno becomes winningest coach again

Penn State is getting back 112 wins that were vacated two years ago in the Jerry Sandusky scandal and the late Joe Paterno again becomes the winningest coach in major college football history in a settlement reached with the NCAA.

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Playoff football, Buckeyes built to last

The first year of the four-team college football playoff enhanced the regular season, retained all off the outrage for talk radio, provided record-setting cable viewership for the elimination games and delivered a champion that everyone (well, almost everyone) could finally, correctly, describe as “undisputed.”

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Alabama’s Cooper, Yeldon, Collins to enter draft

Alabama junior receiver Amari Cooper, junior running back T.J. Yeldon and junior safety Landon Collins are among the latest players to enter the 2015 NFL Draft, according to reports Thursday.

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Former UGA star, current Chicago Bears player Tim Jennings charged with DUI in Gwinnett

Jennings, 31, was arrested at about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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Georgia turns to NFL ranks for new offensive coordinator Schottenheimer

Veteran NFL coach Brian Schottenheimer will be the Georgia Bulldogs football team's new offensive coordinator

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FSU’s Jameis Winston to announce plans after title game

A decision on whether or not Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston opts for the NFL Draft will be made sometime after the College Football Playoff championship game on Monday, his father said.

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In final, ‘O’ is for Oregon, Ohio St. — and offense

As his team celebrated earning a berth in the College Football Playoff championship game, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he hadn’t heard the score of Thursday’s other semifinal.

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Mason becomes Georgia’s most accurate passer despite ankle injury

Hutson Mason needed only one half of the Belk Bowl to set a Georgia record, but he was disappointed that he wasn’t around to finish the job.

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TCU shows playoff worthiness in 42-3 rout

TCU played like it had a point to make in a resounding 42-3 rout of Mississippi on Wednesday in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in the Georgia Dome.

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Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell shot and killed; arrest made

Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus.

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Three Heisman Trophy finalists named

Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Amari Cooper and Wisconsin Badgers back Melvin Gordon were selected as the three finalists for the Heisman Trophy on Monday.

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Bulldogs expect challenge from Louisville in Belk Bowl

Georgia will see a familiar face when it faces Louisville in the Belk Bowl on Dec. 30.


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