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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Michaux: Fans turn out for Smart

ATHENS, Ga – If the devil came down the Georgia looking for souls to steal, he could have found about 93,000 of them in Sanford Stadium on Saturday ready to trade anything or a title.
By Scott Michaux

Georgia kicks off new era with Kirby Smart

ATHENS, Ga. - G-Day had star power off the field in rap star Ludacris and on it in freshman early enrollee quarterback Jacob Eason who didn't disappoint by completing his first four passes and ...
By Marc Weiszer

Friday, April 15, 2016

Georgia fans to get first look at Eason on G-Day

ATHENS, Ga. - Quarterback Jacob Eason will make his debut during Saturday's G-Day Game at Sanford Stadium, which is expected to set an attendance record for the Bulldogs' spring exhibition.
By Marc Weiszer

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

2 UGA football players face felony charges

ATHENS, Ga. -- Two Georgia freshmen football players were released from the Clarke County Jail late Tuesday morning after each was arrested on two felony charges.
By Marc Weiszer

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Bulldogs have plan in place if satellite camps are allowed

ATHENS, Ga. - If Southeastern Conference football coaches join the likes of Jim Harbaugh and Urban Meyer by venturing out to satellite camps of their own, Georgia's Kirby Smart will be in position ...
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Georgia men's basketball coach given vote of confidence

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity said Tuesday he remains confident in coach Mark Fox after the Bulldogs missed the NCAA Tournament for the fifth time in seven seasons.
By Charles Odum

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Theus is making up for lost time with weights

The opinion that former Georgia offensive lineman John Theus isn't strong doesn't account for the effort he's now putting in to make up for lost time.
By Fletcher Page

Friday, March 25, 2016

Eason draws comparison with Stafford as Georgia QB

ATHENS, Ga. - Earlier this year during a visit to Athens, Matthew Stafford stepped into the Georgia quarterbacks room to get a look at freshman Jacob Eason on film.
By Marc Weiszer

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Gaels knock off Bulldogs in second round of the NIT

MORAGA, Calif. - Emmett Naar had 15 points and 11 assists, Dane Pineau added 12 points and 11 rebounds and Saint Mary's beat Georgia 77-65 on Sunday night in the second round of the NIT.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Buss leads Indiana women over Georgia

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Tyra Buss scored 17 of her 23 points in the second half Saturday night to lead No. 9 seed Indiana to a 62-58 win over eight-seed Georgia in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
By Steve Lowe

Georgia takes swimming and diving national title

ATLANTA - Georgia won the NCAA women's swimming and diving championship for the third time in four years, holding off Stanford and defending champion California on Saturday night.
By Paul Newberry

Michaux: Restricting transfers is a bad idea for Georgia

The era when the student-athletes' best interests came first is apparently over at Georgia.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Georgia women's swimmers near title

ATLANTA - Georgia scored in all six events Thursday on the first full day of competition at the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships, moving the Bulldogs closer to their seventh national ...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Georgia tops Belmont in NIT first-round game

ATHENS, Ga. - Yante Maten scored a career-high 33 points and Charles Mann added 23 points to help Georgia beat Belmont 93-84 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night.

Georgia stars take part in Pro Day

ATHENS, Ga.-Former Georgia linebacker Jordan Jenkins is used to playing in front of 90,000-plus fans at Sanford Stadium. Wednesday's pro day was arguably just as difficult.
By George Henry

Georgia-Florida game will stay in Jacksonville

After a longer delay than usual, city officials have reached a five-year contract extension with the University of Georgia and University of Florida to stage their annual football game at EverBank ...

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Georgia coach says all jobs are open

With Tuesday's opening day of his first spring practice as Georgia's coach, Smart's demeanor was more closely scrutinized - at least by others. 
By Charles Odum

Sunday, March 13, 2016

South Carolina is a top seed in the NIT

South Carolina, Georgia and Georgia Tech were among the 32 teams selected on Sunday to play in the National Invitation Tournament.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Kentucky rallies past Georgia

Jamal Murray scored 26 points, Tyler Ulis added 25 and both keyed a late 11-3 run that helped No. 16 Kentucky put away Georgia 93-80 in Saturday's semifinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

Bulldogs lead, then lose to Kentucky

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The enthusiasm that filled the Georgia locker room after its victory over South Carolina on Friday night was replaced with heartbreak Saturday following a 93-80 loss to the ...
By Connor Riley

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