Articles from the Scott Michaux section archive

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015

Michaux: 2015 was case of close calls in sports

It only takes two words to encapsulate the latest year in sports - almost perfect.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

Michaux: Tigers' Tankersley embraces challenge

It's football strategy 101 - steer clear of an opponent's strengths and pick on its perceived weaknesses. Teams trying to find the weakest link in the Clemson Tigers' defense, however, ran into a ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015

Michaux: Panthers' Velasco has generous heart

Veteran pro Fernando Velasco from Jefferson County and Georgia, might have the most generous heart on the Carolina Panthers.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015

Michaux: Trip back to Augusta National emotional for Spieth

Jordan Spieth has plenty of time to grow accustomed to his new station in life as multiple major champion and the No. 1 golfer in the world, but sometimes it takes returning the place where it all ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Michaux: Seniors add to Aquinas legacy

Aquinas won't be the same, but the Irish will try
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Falcons aren't fooling anyone with this week's catchphrase

There's a hilarious phrase being bandied about in Flowery Branch, Ga., as the reeling Atlanta Falcons prepare for the flawless Carolina Panthers. “Championship week.”
By Scott Michaux

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

Michaux: Schools optimistic about new coaches

Two new Southeastern Conference football eras began on Monday as they always do - with hope and promise mixed with a little bit of anxiety that the hope and promise might fade.
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015

Ex-Silver Bluff standout came up big for Clemson this year

There was one sequence in the top-10 Clemson-North Carolina showdown that stands out. It started with Silver Bluff's Cordrea Tankersley stealing an interception off the fingertips of the North ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

Michaux: Let's take a break from football to check in on golf

Tis the season of football overload, so this Sunday seems like a good time to take a little break from the gridiron grind.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Michaux: Coaching instability is rare in area

What a long strange week it's been on the regional coaching front. Has there ever been a weirder one?
By Scott Michaux

Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

Michaux: Richt leaves with head held high

ATHENS, Ga. - There's an expression that accompanies the coaching-change ritual called "winning the press conference." It almost never applies to the outgoing coach. Then again, few fired coaches ...
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Michaux: Dogs are making huge mistake

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia made the biggest mistake it's ever made and fired the best football coach it's ever had on Sunday.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Future of Bulldogs coach is still unclear

ATLANTA - At some point in the second quarter of the Florida game on Halloween, Georgia's football season from the outside ceased being about wins or losses and exclusively about Mark Richt.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Georgia's Trippi was a thorn in the side of Jackets in the mid-1940s

ATHENS, Ga. - When it came to the annual "game you had to win," Charley Trippi had a lot of good days against Georgia's biggest rival.
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

Mark Richt's status is still open for debate

ATHENS, Ga. — They honored those playing their final game between the hedges. Mark Richt’s name was not announced among them. A 23-17 overtime win didn’t do much to clear the air on ...
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Michaux: Dabo, Cam show us why football is fun

At its heart, football is still a game. A man's game, for sure, but a game nonetheless. And games should be about fun. It's okay to dance when you're having fun.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Michaux: Feherty to be on stage, not at course during Masters

David Feherty has given up his annual perch behind the 15th green working for CBS. But golf's comic genius has one more treat in store for Augusta this spring.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Michaux: Not all college football announcers are sold on product placement

What would Larry Munson think? Imagine those iconic Munson play calls in the current era of product placement live reads on the radio.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Michaux: Clemson should have smooth ride to semifinals

With the exception of Clemson, which has already passed the toughest tests on its schedule with wins over Notre Dame and Florida State, most of the heavy lifting remains for the playoff contenders.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Michaux: Missouri sets powerful precedent

Missouri's football team used itspower to stand up to racial injustice. With their success, it's likely other teams will use their power to influence other vital issues.
By Scott Michaux

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