Category: Sports

Smart complimentary to Missouri coach, team in advance of Saturday matchup

  Georgia football head coach Kirby Smart opened today’s press conference with positive remarks about Missouri head coach Barry Odom. “Barry Odom is similar to myself…is coaching his alma mater. And through the SEC…I’ve gotten to know him well. I’ve got a lot of respect for him. He’s a really good ball coach. I thought…

Hurricane Florence Affects Week 3 of College Football

Hurricane Florence has caused some week three College Football games to be relocated or canceled. As the Category 3 storm bears down on Virginia and the Carolinas, several university athletic departments and football teams took to Twitter to announce cancelations to fans. University of Georgia head coach Kirby Smart said that he does not think the…

UGA Instructor Responds to Nike’s Kaepernick Ad

Nike released an ad this week featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, known for kneeling during the national anthem prior to NFL games. There were strong reactions to the ad. Some people posted videos of themselves burning their Nike gear, while others, in the military, posted pictures of their Nike boots in support of the…

The inaugural show of Grady Sportsource, airing on Aug. 31, highlights local, high school sports.

Final rounds for some of the events at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games are beginning today, including archery and shooting, which wrapped up in the morning. Editor’s Note: Six Grady College students from the Sports Media Certificate and Visual Journalism programs, are in Colorado covering the Warrior Games as part of their summer…

As athletes head towards the midway point of the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colorado, they are leaning on each other more and more. From trainers to teammates to service animals, most athletes have a support network around them. Editor’s Note: Six Grady College students…

The 2018 Department of Defense Warrior games are underway at the U.S. Air Force Academy outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado. More than 300 athletes representing the Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy and Special Operations Command along with soldiers from Australia, Great Britain and Canada are competing in ten different adaptive sports competitions. The games, open…

The Department of Defense’s Ninth Annual Warrior Games are beginning at the U.S. Air Force Academy near Colorado Sprints, Colorado. More than 300 athletes representing the Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy and Special Operations Command along with soldiers from Australia, Great Britain and Canada will be competing in ten different adaptive sports competitions. Editor’s Note:…

Twilight Brings Business Downtown

Athens host many events situated downtown, but not quite as unique as Twilight. An economic boom for businesses situated in or around downtown, this two day event crowd the streets of Athens. Vendors, competitors, and spectators file into town early on Friday in order to secure a spot for the event. Some people show up…