Sports Leisure Archive

Title Issue
March Madness

March Madness

When Kentucky played the University of Georgia basketball team in 1959, there was only one way to stop Bulldog sophomore Pat Casey - grab him by his shorts and not let go.

October 2005
Enduring And Prevailing

Enduring And Prevailing

Decatur native Frank Broyles keeps on going - and going. What does 80-year-old Frank Broyles have that 73-year-old Vince Dooley does not? Answer: A new, five-year, rollover contract as athletics director.

September 2005
Magic Men

Magic Men

Magic anyone? How about the Wyche brothers? Sam can make articles of your clothing disappear, find silver dollars in your ears and make small sponge rabbits drop from under your arms.

August 2005
Above And Beyond The Call

Above And Beyond The Call

Who ever associated the name "Domino Lee" with one of Georgia's greatest sports legends?

July 2005
Travelin' Man

Travelin' Man

Austin Joe Kines, Jr. has finally found a home. Born on a train 61 years ago and traveling ever since, one of the nation's most respected defensive football coordinators has landed in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (for the second time) and has no plans to leave.

June 2005
Great Coach, Better Man

Great Coach, Better Man

The biggest thrill Billy Henderson ever had was not winning three state football championships, nor was it whipping coach Wright Bazemore's Valdosta Wildcats three consecutive years. It wasn't even having the Clarke Central High School Stadium renamed Billy Henderson Stadium or being honored by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

May 2005
On The Run

On The Run

You've heard of the late Red Smith, legendary sportswriter for The New York Times and the New York Herald Tribune and a member of the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame?

April 2005
Back From

Back From "The Dead"

To paraphrase a line from an old Broadway tune, "I ain't dead yet." Such is the mindset of Dr. Sidney Earle Williams, the former Georgia Tech defensive end turned chiropractor, known in his playing days as "Dead Man."

February 2005
Lords - And Ladies - Of The Rings

Lords - And Ladies - Of The Rings

I have known my share of world champion prizefighters. I did road work with Rocky Marciano, played cards with Carmen Basilio, interviewed Beau Jack and Archie Moore and took a playful swing (and missed) at Max Baer. All were great fighters but Baer. And he could have been the greatest of them all if it were not for wine, women and all-night partying.

January 2005
Doing It All

Doing It All

In the annals of University of Georgia athletics, there never has been an athlete like John Richard Carson. He is one of only two Bulldogs named All-American in two sports (Herschel Walker was the other). He is one of only two Bulldogs to earn letters in four sports (Mort Hodgson in 1908 was the other) and, says UGA historian Dan Magill, had he been able to work it into his schedule, he would have earned letters in six sports.

December 2004
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