Archive of: Sports Leisure

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The Sportswriter's Sportswriter

The Sportswriter's Sportswriter

John Edwin Pope grew up in Athens but found a home in Miami.

February 2006

The Executive game

Is a bad day on the golf course really better than a good day in the office? Many of Georgia's corporate leaders think so. Here's a look at who plays where - for business and pleasure.

February 2006

2006 Most Influential Georgians Hall of Fame

In professional sports, an athlete earns induction into his or her sport's Hall of Fame only after having been retired for several years. It doesn't work quite that way for Georgia Trend's Most Influential Georgians Hall of Fame, which is reserved for those individuals whose credentials rate permanent status on any list of prominent Georgians.

January 2006
Unwrecking Tech

Unwrecking Tech

Homer Cranston Rice may be the only Georgia Tech athletics director ever to serve time in jail.

January 2006
Never Quit: Sheer will took Jack Langford from the gridiron to the bench

Never Quit: Sheer will took Jack Langford from the gridiron to the bench

John Sholar (Jack) Langford, former Fulton County Superior Court judge, Southeastern Conference football official, Boy Scout Council member and Auburn defensive end, officially retired 17 years ago, but you would never know it. At age 74, his schedule is packed tighter than ever.

December 2005
Breaking The Color Barrier

Breaking The Color Barrier

If you think the University of Georgia's first group of African-American athletes was an ordinary bunch of jocks, think again.

November 2005

2005 Silver Spoon Awards

Georgia Trend's Dining Critic selects the state's top 10 restaurants, pays tribute to some well-regarded old favorites and recommends some exciting new finds.

November 2005
Going To The Hogs

Going To The Hogs

Ironically, it was the immortal Georgia Tech Coach Bobby Dodd who convinced Frank Broyles to stay on as head football coach at Arkansas when he had two chances to return to Tech as head man.

October 2005
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
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