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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."

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.

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.

Atlanta - College Town, USA

Sure, the city has corporate headquarters, dynamic growth and a thriving economy. But it also has one of the largest concentrations of colleges and universities in the country. It's time to celebrate the brainpower and highlight the economic clout.

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.

The Best and Brightest Young Georgians

Once again it's time to recognize the cream of one of Georgia's most valuable crops: bright young people. Our eighth 40 Under 40 -- a listing of the state's rising superstars -- includes a mix of entrepreneurs, traditional businesspeople, civic leaders, public servants, academics and nonprofit workers from every corner of the state. Indeed, the number of nominations this year was far and above that of previous years, making the task of narrowing the list down to just 40 tougher than ever.

One Of The Finest

He beat Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Tom Weiskopf. He won back-to-back professional tournaments in four different years, and when Ben Hogan introduced the 1967 U.S. Ryder Cup team as the "finest golfers in the world," he was among them.