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Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Georgia's Herrera odd man out on watch lists

Georgia inside linebacker Amarlo Herrera is nowhere to be found on the list of the nation's top linemen or linebackers after an impressive 2013 season.
By Marc Weiszer

Two Georgia players miss practice with injuries

One of Georgia's top defensive players and a top newcomer missed practice time Monday because of injuries.

Fisher eyes back-to-back titles for Seminoles

Florida State, the defending BCS champions, held its first preseason practice. The Seminoles ended a string of seven consecutive titles with a perfect 14-0 record.
By Kareem Copeland

DirecTV, Atlantic Broadband, WOW! to carry SEC Network

Three local television providers have reached agreements to carry the SEC Network when it launches next week.

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

Spurrier enters 10th season with high expectations

COLUMBIA - Spurrier enters his 10th season and expectations continue to rise for a program that was once among the worst in the Southeastern Conference.
By John Boyette

Kiffin looks forward to learning behind the scenes at Alabama

Lane Kiffin's job description these days is much more about the playbook than the podium.
By John Zenor

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Yellow Jackets going back to offense basics

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech starting quarterback Justin Thomas is planning to lead an attack that emphasizes the Yellow Jackets' traditional strength.
By Charles Odum

Arkansas QB ready for clean start

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Brandon Allen isn't looking for an excuse for his poor play last season in his first year as the starting quarterback for Arkansas.
By Kurt Voigt

USC ranks second in violations

South Carolina reported 22 infractions of NCAA rules in the past year, seven of those committed by the Gamecocks' football team.

UGA running short of receivers

ATHENS, Ga. -- The Georgia Bulldogs opened preseason practices Friday without their best wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell, who underwent knee surgery Thursday night.
By Marc Weiszer

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Auburn quarterback won't start opener

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall, who was cited by police for possession of marijuana in July, won't start in the season opener against Arkansas.

Georgia players meet to discuss off-field woes

ATHENS, Ga. - A series of arrests. Players kicked off the team. It's been a tumultuous off-season for the Georgia Bulldogs, raising questions about the way coach Mark Richt runs the football program.
By Paul Newberry

5 things to watch for UGA

ATHENS, Ga. -- Georgia players are hunkering down for an extended camp stay this year as the Bulldogs open preseason practices Friday afternoon.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Spurrier: Clowney hype was no problem

There won't be same frenzy swirling around South Carolina when the Game­cocks open fall camp Friday night with the departure of Jadeveon Clowney.
By Pete Iacobelli

Texas safety is back on the team

Texas senior safety Josh Turner has been reinstated to the program after meeting with coach Charlie Strong, according to

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Little known QBs ready to prove worth

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps around the league. Big names, not so much.
By John Zenor

Winston was held at gunpoint

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun, police say.

Q&A: Aaron Murray's new life

Aaron Murray's latest problem? People confuse him with his now-famous older brother, Josh, who became engaged on The Bacholette.
By Fletcher Page

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NCAA settles injury suit, will change rules

CHICAGO - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward, but ...
By Michael Tarm

Expectations low for Paine football team

At the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Con­ference Media Day last week, Paine College coach Greg Ruffin expected low projections around the league for his football program.
By Chris Gay

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Coroner granted funds to offset transportation costs

The Richmond County Coroner's Office will get some relief now that it can access funds collected through a partnership with Georgia Regents Medical Center.