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Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

North Carolina faces tough task

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina's defense has struggled to get off the field all season. Now the Tar Heels are facing an offense - and a Georgia Tech team - that has befuddled them for years.
By Aaaron Beard

Florida State running out of chances to impress

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - No one around Florida State wants to call Saturday's game against No. 5 Notre Dame a must-win. Reality could tell a different story.
By Kareem Copeland

Paine seeks first victory on homecoming

Paine College football coach Greg Ruffin is hoping divine intervention comes into play Saturday.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Pittsburgh tops Virginia Tech, ends slide

PITTSBURGH - James Conner ran for 85 yards and two scores and Pittsburgh ended a three-game losing streak with a 21-16 victory over Virginia Tech on Thursday night.

Michaux: Douglas can fly too

ATHENS, Ga. — Among the nicknames teammates tagged Brendan Douglas with is “Buzz Lightyear.” Anyone who knows the Toy Story hero realizes Buzz Lightyear can’t really fly. Until last ...
By Scott Michaux

Stoudt eager to make most of second chance

CLEMSON, S.C. - Quarterback Cole Stoudt is ready for his second chance to lead No. 24 Clemson.
By Pete Iacobelli

No Gurley this weekend, Richt says

ATHENS, Ga. -- A Tweet prior to sunrise on Thursday from Georgia coach Mark Richt shed some new light on Todd Gurley's status for Saturday's game at Arkansas.
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Georgia expects to know Gurley's status by Friday

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia expects to know by Friday before it leaves for Arkansas whether suspended star tailback Todd Gurley will be able to return to the field to play for Saturday's game.
By Marc Weiszer

Local college basketball teams begin practice

Entering his 19th season as a head coach, Georgia Regents' Dip Metress knows how to keep things fresh. When the start of basketball season officially kicked off Wednesday, Metress began practice ...
By Chris Gay

Arkansas' ground game presents challenge for Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. — Even before Georgia’s defense pitched a shutout last week at Missouri, inside linebacker Ramik Wilson was confident.
By Marc Weiszer

Jackson has no more advice for Winston

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Former Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson says Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston needs to make some changes in his life, but Jackson is done trying to help.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Alabama to pay visit to Athens in October 2015

The much-anticipated visit to Athens from Alabama in 2015 will come on the first weekend in October, according to Georgia's schedule for next season.
By Marc Weiszer

Dogs don't see team on long SEC slide when they look at Hogs

Arkansas, the SEC West's last-place team and one that is on a 15-game conference losing streak, will play SEC East frontrunner and 10th-ranked Georgia.
By Marc Weiszer

Georgia Tech still feeling effects of first loss

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's first loss of the season still stings.
By Charles Odum

Spurrier believes Gamecocks want to finish season strong

COLUMBIA- South Carolina Steve Spurrier has seen plenty of evidence through the past 10 days that gives him hope for a strong second half.
By Pete Iacobelli

Timing of Winston's code of conduct hearing questioned

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The adviser for the family of Jameis Winston accuses the school of trying to protect its own interests and responding to media pressure.

Richt had Dogs ready after loss of star back

WHO'S HOT Mark Richt.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Clemson's offense to keep pushing

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris said the 24th-ranked Tigers won't dial things back with Deshaun Watson out for the next month.
By Pete Iacobelli

Gurley practices; status still unclear

ATHENS, Ga. - Todd Gurley was back at practice for No. 10 Georgia on Monday even though he hasn't been cleared to play.
By From Wire Reports

Baylor coach isn't looking too far ahead

WACO, Texas - Baylor coach Art Briles started talking about the significance of the fourth-ranked Bears' wild comeback victory over Texas Christian. 
By Stephen Hawkins

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