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Monday, July 20, 2015

USC Aiken hires Mark Vanderslice

USC Aiken announced it has hired Mark Vanderslice to replace Vince Alexander as men's basketball coach. Vanderslice was one of four finalists announced in June.

ACC settles into period of strength, stability

PINEHURST, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference has entered a period of strength and stability. Nobody's coming in anytime soon, and nobody's leaving.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Documents show payments to former North Carolina player in probe

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. - Newly unsealed documents in the case of an ex-college football player charged with violating North Carolina's sports agent law suggest he funneled money to multiple Tar Heels ...
By Aaron Beard

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Publishing children's book completes long journey for Bulldogs receiver

The Magician's Hat, is the product of Georgia receiver Malcolm Mitchell's journey - from rarely, if ever, reading, to now spreading the importance of the influence opening books and turning pages ...
By Fletcher Page

Friday, July 17, 2015

Clemson baseball coach hits ground running

New Clemson baseball coach Monte Lee has spent a busy few weeks talking with prospects and returning players to shore things up before next season.
By Pete Iacobelli

Coaches pick Georgia Southern to win Sun Belt

Georgia Southern was picked to win the Sun Belt Conference in the preseason coaches poll.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

SEC is going it alone on transfer rule

HOOVER, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference has taken the high road when it comes to domestic violence, aiming to keep alleged abusers off their rosters.
By John Zenor

Graduate transfer QB is fitting in at Georgia

New Georgia quarterback is fitting in with team already.
By Marc Weiszer

Ole Miss coach supports changing his state's flag

HOOVER, Ala. - Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze says he supports removing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.

Poll: UGA to win SEC East

HOOVER, Ala. -- Georgia will begin the new season in a familiar spot as the favorites to win the SEC East. West? Alabama or Auburn.
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Huge coaching salaries the norm in SEC West

HOOVER, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference Western Division is college football's land of plenty, with all seven schools throwing huge piles of money at their respective coaching staffs to try and ...
By David Brandt

Saban feels draft evaluations contributed to playoff loss

HOOVER, Ala. - Alabama coach Nick Saban thinks something happened to his team's chemistry between the Southeastern Conference championship game and the national semifinals against Ohio State.

Clemson defensive coordinator keeping fiery approach

SUNSET, S.C. - Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables won't change his approach - or intensity - no matter who's now paying attention.
By Pete Iacobelli

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Medical observer to be in SEC replay booth

HOOVER, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference will have an extra person monitoring games for possible head and neck trauma.

Spurrier ready to rebuild Gamecocks

HOOVER, Ala. - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier spent his SEC Media Day poking fun at some league rivals and - of course - fending off questions about his age.
By David Brandt

Paterno son sought UGA job

ATHENS, Ga. -- Jay Paterno - son of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno - sent a handwritten letter in December to Georgia coach Mark Richt looking for a job.
By Fletcher Page

Monday, July 13, 2015

Dallas' Bryant says he won't play without long-term deal

IRVING, Texas - Dez Bryant is sending another signal that he won't play for the Dallas Cowboys without a long-term contract.

Sankey praises SEC's growth on social issues

HOOVER, Ala. - Former Southeastern Conference Mike Slive was known to invoke the words of historical figures like Winston Churchill when talking about challenges facing the league.
By David Brandt

Sunday, July 12, 2015

A new Uga coming this fall

ATHENS, Ga. -- There will be a new bulldog mascot sometime during this Georgia football season.
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Elite prospect Porter surrounded by the game

Even when he's not using his 6-foot-9 frame to gobble up rebounds or score, basketball is not far from Michael Porter, Jr. when he's off the court.
By Wayne Staats

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