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Rick Santelli, Take Two

Monday, August 8th, 2011

CNBC’s Rick Santelli, an early voice for the teaparty, cut loose another great rant today on the state of the US “leadership”:

Richt leaves Georgia

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Former UGA head football coach, Mark Richt. The University of Georgia has announced that head football coach, Mark Richt, has tenured his resignation and is leaving the University effective immediately. According to University officials, Richt will be replaced with former Falcon’s quarterback Michael Vick who is expected to “put some fight into them Dawgs.” (Thanks, [...]

Vick jerseys going to the dogs

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

(Hat tip: tejay) At Atlanta shelter, Vick jerseys are going to the dogs: When the bright red jerseys with the bold No. 7 started arriving in the mail, staffers at the Atlanta Humane Society were a bit surprised. Today, however, about a dozen Atlanta Falcons football jerseys bearing the name and number of quarterback Michael [...]

A Disgrace to Baseball

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

Georgia wins third straight NCAA title

Saturday, April 28th, 2007

Courtney McCool had a 9.95 on the balance beam to help Georgia win. (Diane Cebula / Staff) “Georgia defeats field for third in a row”: SALT LAKE CITY – The hugs never stopped. Several minutes after Georgia captured its third consecutive national championship, the Bulldogs were still embracing each other, tears of joy streaking their [...]

Liveblogging the 2007 NCAA Gymnastics Championship

Friday, April 27th, 2007

Well, since I’m watching it here, I might as well comment. Georgia’s on their first event — bars. Looking GREAT so far, with two 9.90′s (Marcia, Tiffany), 9.875 (Grace) and two 9.85′s (Nikki, Katie). Courtney (who was last) just got a 9.90 for a team 49.425. Georgia’s great on bars, and its early, but after [...]

Courtney Kupets Leads Gymdogs to Super Six

Friday, April 27th, 2007

Georgia’s Courtney Kupets scored a 9.95 on three events, including the floor routine, to lead the Bulldogs into the Super Six. Diane Cebula / Staff Scroll for updates… Courtney Kupets’ all-around effort propels Georgia to Super Six: SALT LAKE CITY – Courtney Kupets insisted she was as nervous as a little girl competing in her [...]

Georgia versus Tennessee

Saturday, October 7th, 2006

Wow. If you missed this game then you missed one hell of a football game. First half, Georgia. Second half, Tennessee all the way. Tennessee quarterback, Eric Ainge (nephew of NBA great Danny Ainge) was incredible and unstoppable. When he is an NFL all-star, many will remember this game as a high point in his [...]

Gym Dogs Championship on CBS today

Saturday, May 6th, 2006

A Reminder: The broadcast of the University of Georgia Gym Dogs (women’s gymnastics team) NCAA championship performance is today, Saturday May 6 at 1:00 PM on CBS. We’ll be watching to see some of the amazing action that we documented here: UGA Gym Dogs Win National Championship Congrats, Courtney

Congrats, Courtney

Sunday, April 23rd, 2006

UGA Gymdog Courtney Kupets wins big in Corvalis, OR, at the NCAA Championships (photo: Diane Cebula/ABH) Congratulations to UGA Gymdog freshman sensation Courtney Kupets on three, incredible days of gymnastics excellence. Coach Yoculan had this to say: “Three in three days. We’ve had national champions before, but not ones who have performed three days in [...]

UGA Gym Dogs Win National Championship

Saturday, April 22nd, 2006

ABH article: The Georgia gymnastics team begins celebrating its second straight and seventh overall national championship. (photo: Diane Cebula/ABH) (UPDATE: NCAAsports.com has this story and recap of the championship. Also, we have an update from HR below) *** Congratulations to the UGA Women’s Gym Dogs for winning the 2006 NCAA Championship! This is the seventh [...]

Hoop Dreams

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006

03/16/2006 UPDATE: Watch the video and note the text on the back of Jason’s shirt: GREATNESS IS EARNED NOT GIVEN That’s the beauty of this story. Here’s a kid who doesn’t make excuses about being autistic; he works. Most people don’t desire, or work towards, greatness, and too many will exploit any perceived “handicap” to [...]

More on Greg Blue

Saturday, December 31st, 2005

Following-up on the profile on Greg Blue (see “Beating the Odds”)… Readers who enjoyed the ESPN article may enjoy this Macon Telegraph article on Blue that ran Christmas Day.

Beating the Odds

Friday, December 30th, 2005

As an alumnus of the University of Georgia and a huge Bulldog fan, I have very much enjoyed watching senior free safety and consensus All-American Greg Blue deliver bone-crushing hits all season long. What I didn’t appreciate was the path Blue had to take to become a college graduate, All-American and projected first-round draft pick [...]

Bobby Cox — Baseball’s Best Manager Ever

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

Congratulations to the Atlanta Braves who last evening won their 14th straight division title, a record that is unprecedented in any professional sport. During this amazing streak, the one constant has been the managerial leadership of Bobby Cox, who is perhaps the most underrated person in Major League Baseball. ESPN’s Jayson Stark has this tribute [...]