A.J. Green's jersey scandal, North Carolina's football team suspensions and a recent Sports Illustrated article have rehashed the issue of student-athletes receiving money by way of violating NCAA rules, either through an agent or other means.
ATLANTA – My friends don't care about history.
Two more seasons. If I'm new Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity, that's all I'm giving Mark Richt to get to a national championship game. He's had too much time to build a program, too many top 10 recruiting classes - seven since 2002 - and too many arrested players to hang around when fellow SEC coaches Urban Meyer, Les Miles and Nick Saban have combined for five national titles in the time since Richt arrived in Athens in 2001.
ATLANTA - There's nothing more inspiring than watching a video staring Samuel L. Jackson preaching to the fans about "rising up," as he's surrounded by a choir singing "rise up."
So Chipper Jones is hurt again - that's a surprise to no one. But this time, he didn't "tweak" or "pull something" that will keep him out just long enough to not go on the disabled list. Against the Astros on Tuesday night, while making a brilliant stop and twisting across his body to throw out Hunter Pence at first, he said he felt something in his left knee "pop."
It's Georgia-Sakerlina week and the contest customarily comes equipped with enormous implications.
Week one of Southeastern Conference football is in the books.
As you watched myriad college football games play themselves out over the long weekend, did you stop and thank the man most responsible for creating the modern game?
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