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Georgia Mourns Football Mascot

Bulldog, 4, served less than 2 full seasons in shortest reign ever

(Newser) - The University of Georgia football team’s mascot, bulldog Uga VII, has died. He was 4 and had not yet served out two full seasons, the shortest reign in 54 years of Ugas at UGa. Uga was not only a mascot but a beloved pet to the Savannah family that... More »

This Year's Must-See College Games

(Newser) - College football season is just a few yards away, so Fox Sports scans the schedule for must-see affairs. The picks:
  1. Ohio State at Penn State, Nov. 7: With Michigan in its present state, this is the Big 10’s showcase game, and the winner is a good bet to go
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Another Memphis Player Accused of SAT Cheating

Dozier's initial results were invalidated

(Newser) - Another former University of Memphis player has a dodgy-looking SAT score in his past, ESPN reports. Robert Dozier was originally set to go to Georgia, until the school noticed that he’d scored a 1260 on his SAT, a score drastically better than his practice exams. The NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearinghouse... More »

5 Football Saturdays to Savor

Hype machine already churning for Ohio State-USC showdown Sept. 13

(Newser) - With the college football season set to kick off Thursday, blogger The Kid outlines the five weekends that will help decide who plays in the national championship game on Jan. 8 in Miami.
  • Aug. 30: Illinois and Missouri square off in St. Louis; Clemson and Alabama meet in Atlanta. “
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Georgia Tops Preseason AP Poll

Six teams from SEC make the rankings

(Newser) - Georgia is the top Bulldog in the AP’s preseason poll, beating out Ohio State for the leading spot. The Bulldogs wowed voters with their 41-10 thumping of Hawaii in the Sugar Bowl, after finishing the year with seven straight victories. The Buckeyes, meanwhile, disappointed in the championship game for... More »

Coaches Take Lessons From Iraq Troops

Mideast trip inspires grid bosses from Notre Dame, Auburn, Miami

(Newser) - Five big-name college football coaches toured the Middle East for five days, but it was they who came away star-struck by the troops—particularly the teamwork they witnessed among kids the same age as their own players. "We put signs up saying, 'Leave your egos at the door,'"... More »

Bowl System May Violate Federal Law

Congress explores launching antitrust probe, backing playoff

(Newser) - A Congressional resolution could have the Justice Department looking into whether the college football bowl system is illegal, the AP reports. The authors of the resolution say  the system restricts trade because only the biggest schools seem to have a shot at being voted into the championship game. A look... More »

No. 8 Georgia Women Rally to Knock off Iowa

Elsewhere, Notre Dame advances with victory over SMU

(Newser) - Ashley Houts scored her team's last eight points, all on free throws in the final 41 seconds, as eighth-seeded Georgia overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Iowa, 67-61, in the first round of the women's NCAA tournament. Angel Robinson led the winners with 17 points while Houts added 12 assists.... More »

Xavier Battles Back to Beat Georgia

Musketeers erase 11-point, second-half deficit to avoid upset

(Newser) - Third-seeded Xavier avoided the first major upset of the NCAA Tournament today when it came from behind to beat 14th-seeded Georgia 73-61, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. The Musketeers (28-6) trailed by 11 points in the second half, but freshman Dante Jackson hit a 3-pointer with 7:23 left to put... More »

Georgia Caps Stunning Run With SEC Title

Bulldogs win four in four days after a 4-12 regular season

(Newser) - Georgia completed one of the most incredible runs in the history of conference tournaments, defeating Arkansas, 66-57, for its third upset win in 30 hours and the SEC title. The Bulldogs also grabbed an automatic entry in the NCAA tournament, and likely kept one of the many bubble teams out... More »

Rush Leads Kansas Into Big 12 Final

Arkansas shocks No. 4 Tennessee, Georgia wins twice in one day

(Newser) - No. 5 Kansas knew it would need a big Rush to beat Texas A&M today, and luckily for the Jayhawks, they had it. Brandon Rush scored a career-high 28 points to lead Kansas to a 77-71 win in the Big 12 semifinals, reports the Kansas City Star. The Jayhawks... More »

Clemson Shocks No. 7 Duke in ACC Semis

Illinois continues surprise run, Georgia beats Kentucky in OT

(Newser) - Clemson had lost 22 straight to No. 7 Duke and hadn't reached a conference tournament final in 46 years, but none of that matters now, as the Tigers beat the Blue Devils 78-74 in the ACC semifinals today, reports the Associated Press. Clemson, which was led by Trevor Booker's 18... More »

No. 5 Duke Skies Over St. John's

Vanderbilt whips Georgia, Nebraska upsets Texas A&M

(Newser) - No. 5 Duke used a 32-9 run at the end of the first half to cruise past St. John's 86-56 today in a non-conference game, reports the Associated Press. The win snaps a two-game losing streak for the Blue Devils, who have won an NCAA-best 59 straight non-conference games at... More »

Lofton Lifts Tennessee With Big Second Half

No. 4 Volunteers stave off pesky Georgia for seventh straight win

(Newser) - When Georgia took a lead early in the second half yesterday, Chris Lofton knew it was time to take control for Tennessee. Lofton scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half, allowing the Volunteers to escape with a 74-71 SEC win, the AP reports. Lofton hit only one... More »

Tennessee's Smith Steals One From LSU

Texas comes back to beat Iowa State, Florida ends losing streak

(Newser) - JaJuan Smith made sure No. 7 Tennessee didn't hand Butch Pierre a win in his first game as interim coach for LSU. Smith picked the ball from Marcus Thompson and went the distance for a layup to give the Volunteers a 47-45 SEC win today, reports the Associated Press. The... More »

Lofton, Tennessee Crush Georgia

Stanford's twins too much for Cal, Drake beats N. Iowa

(Newser) - Tennessee's Chris Lofton nearly outplayed the Bulldogs alone in the first half of yesterday's match up, the AP reports. Lofton had 20 points in the half to give the No.3 Volunteers a 44-23 lead which they would not come close to relinquishing. He finished with a season high 27... More »

UGA President Wants to Scrap BCS for Playoff

Head of vital NCAA panel thinks 8-team tourney a real possibility

(Newser) - If University of Georgia President Michael Adams had his way there would be less to gripe about at the water cooler during the bowl season. Adams, who is chairman of the NCAA’s executive committee, wants to replace the confounding Bowl Championship Series with an eight-team playoff. He believes that... More »

Warriors Get Sacked by Georgia

Bulldogs shut down offense led by Heisman finalist

(Newser) - There was little drama in this year's Sugar Bowl matchup, as SEC power Georgia showed no regard for Hawaii's 12-0 record in a thorough dismantling of the WAC champs, 41-10. The Bulldogs, feeling slighted at not being chosen for the national championship game, recorded eight sacks, forced six turnovers and... More »

Bulldogs Take the Field— & Game

Georgia defeats rival Gators 42-30, celebrating all the way

(Newser) - The Georgia Bulldogs gained a hard-fought victory over the Florida Gators last night, and their mild-mannered coach turned over a colorful new leaf, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Mark Richt ordered his team—all 70 players—onto the field after the Bulldogs' first touchdown, drawing two penalties for unsportsmanlike conduct but... More »

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