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Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Moore won't start opener for Gamecocks

South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore, the team's leading tackler last season, won't start the season opener against Texas A&M after missing treatment for a shoulder injury.

Dogs, Tigers looking to get noticed by committee

ATHENS, Ga. - College football's inaugural playoff is more than four months away. For No. 12 Georgia and No. 16 Clemson, that opportunity comes the first week.
By Paul Newberry

Southern Cal looking into player's heroic story

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's story that he was injured jumping off a balcony to save his nephew.
By Greg Beacham

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Mason takes reins of Georgia offense

If they gave out an award for the most patient player, Georgia's Hutson Mason would surely be one of the top contenders.
By Paul Newberry

Buckeyes coach confident despite loss of star

A week after the loss of three-year starting quarterback Braxton Miller, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is going through final preparations for the Buckeyes' opener.

Gamecocks, Aggies to feature many new faces

COLUMBIA - South Carolina and Texas A&M find out this week what life's like minus a Jadeveon Clowney-Johnny Manziel matchup.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

Yellow Jackets hope for turnaround

Paul Johnson's first two years at Georgia Tech are looking better and better - and increasingly distant in the past.
By Charles Odum

Spurrier ready to see if Gamecocks can meet expectations

Steve Spurrier's done with talking season. He's ready to see No. 9 South Carolina live up to the high expectations its dealt with since finishing a third consecutive 11-win season a year ago.

UGA's Magill dies

ATHENS, Ga. -- Dan Magill, a name synonymous with Georgia athletics and Athens for nearly a century and beloved by generations of Bulldogs fans, died Saturday night at the age of 93.
By Marc Weiszer

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Georgia receiver to sit out opener

Georgia's Justin Scott-Wesley did not practice on Friday because of a recent ankle injury, but the junior wide receiver won't play in the opener against Clemson even if he's healthy because of a ...

Being more inclusive would help SEC and ACC

A simple shift in thinking could bring the Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference closer than ever.
By Scott Michaux

Creative thinking would solve SEC and ACC schedule issues

College football plan would maintain essential rivalries while establishing more frequent competition within the conferences.
By Scott Michaux

Paine football holds Fan Day

Paine College began preseason football practices three weeks ago. On a steamy Saturday, players and coaches took pictures before capping the afternoon with a scrimmage on their baseball field as ...
By Chris Gay

Do Georgia colleges need so many sports?

ATLANTA -- The Board of Regents auditing staff is looking at athletic programs at the 30 Georgia schools that offer intercollegiate sports.
By Walter C. Jones

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Former Georgia star gives team hard-earned advice

ATHENS, Ga. - Tim Worley knows firsthand the pitfalls that have ensnared some Georgia football players by decisions made off the field.
By Marc Weiszer

New helmets hope to make a dent in reducing concussions

A futuristic helmet design by Riddell called the SpeedFlex is supposed to be the latest in head protection. But it's a bit of a leap of faith.
By David Brandt

Gamecocks' Davis doesn't expect to miss opener

Steve Spurrier says 1,000-yard rusher Mike Davis hasn't practiced this week and might not be ready when the ninth-ranked Gamecocks open the season against No. 21 Texas A&M next Thursday night, ...

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Rumph is catching on for Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. - Senior wideout Jonathon Rumph is entering the last season of his college football career, although it's as if he's really just getting started.
By Ethan Burch

Clemson's Brooks to miss 2014 season

Clemson announced Wednesday that junior running back Zac Brooks will miss the 2014 season because of a foot injury.

Gamecocks turn to youth in secondary

COLUMBIA - Steve Spurrier has said several times that No. 9 South Carolina has plenty of good players, just no one knows it yet.
By Pete Iacobelli

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