Archive of: Sports Desk

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Sports Desk: An Unforgettable Legend

Sports Desk: An Unforgettable Legend

As the first African-America pitcher in MLB’s American League, the legendary Leroy “Satchel” Paige attracted record crowds wherever he went.

August 2016
Sports Desk: A Sportswriter In Earnest

Sports Desk: A Sportswriter In Earnest

Retired journalist Jim Minter was tough when necessary, but he preferred stories about bird dogs, cane pole fishermen and those who lived off their acreage and made do.

November 2015
Sports Desk: Georgia's Bobby Jones

Sports Desk: Georgia's Bobby Jones

This month’s Open championship brings thoughts of the gentlemanly golfing legend and Grand Slam winner.

July 2015
Sports Desk: Masters Memories

Sports Desk: Masters Memories

The heart-thumping birdies and the costly bogies, the come-from-behind finishes, the history and the traditions bring us back to the Masters year after year with the keenest anticipation.

April 2015
Sports Desk: More Than A Coach

Sports Desk: More Than A Coach

It’s been 50 years since Vince Dooley coached his first season at UGA, but he has always been more than a football coach.

September 2014
Sports Desk: Becoming A Sportswriter

Sports Desk: Becoming A Sportswriter

It’s been a long and eventful journey from a farm in Middle Georgia to a career covering sports and sports heroes. And it’s still fun.

October 2013
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