Archive of: Sports Leisure

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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
Meet

Meet "Mr. Nice Guy"

Arthur Arnold DeCarlo never met a man he didn't like. Rarely is seen without a smile on his face. Extends a warm greeting and firm handshake to everyone he meets. Never been known to be unhappy.

November 2004
In The Thick Of Battle

In The Thick Of Battle

George William Mathews, Jr., one of the greatest and most successful Yellow Jackets of them all, wanted to attend the University of Georgia, not Georgia Tech.

October 2004
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