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UGA Football Coach and Athletic Director React to Former Player’s Death in Fire

MONROE, Ga.,-Former University of Georgia defensive end (2003-2006) and Miami Dolphins linebacker (2007-2010), Quentin Moses, died Sunday morning in Walton County. 31- year-old Andrea Goddard and her 10-year-old daughter, Jasmine Goddard, were also killed in the fire. According to police reports via the Walton Tribune, Monroe firefighters were called to the home on Shamrock Drive. Monroe Fire Chief Keith Glass said the house was “fully engulfed” in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene around 6:05 a.m and the roof later collapsed as the fire department made attempts to control…

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Rio Diaries: Bem vindo ao Brasil

Two planes, two continents and an overnight flight later, I finally made it to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Paralympic Games! There are four former University of Georgia students competing in this year’s games.  Current UGA volunteer track coach Jarryd Wallace will be competing in athletics, Lindsay Grogan in swimming, Amanda Dennis in goal ball, and Michelle Schiffler in sitting volleyball.  Schiffler won silver in the 2012 London Paralympics. The Opening Ceremony is set to schedule on Wednesday so I had a little time to sight see before the…

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5 Things to Watch Wednesday

Here at Grady Newsource, it is the LAST class for the Monday/Wednesday news-team. We have loved our time here and learned a lot. Here is the last “5 Things to Watch Wednesday” (p.s: tune in LIVE @5PM for our last show!) No Guns Please- Yet another anti-campus carry rally will take place at the UGA arch tonight at 5PM. Morgan Ainslie will be reporting live from the arch. Again, No More Guns Please- Saddened by the reoccurring gun-accidents involving children, reporter Emily Mclanahan is looking at statistics as well as ways to…

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Mental Health Awareness Week shines light on student-athletes

The Student Athlete Advisory Committee recognizes this week as Student-Athlete Mental Health Awareness Week. This means that student-athletes will be meditating. watching documentaries on mental health, enjoying a carnival, and having open discussions at breakfast. While this week is all about celebration, the stigma of mental illness has not always had a light shining on it. In 2010, Ron Artest, also known as Metta World Peace, thanked his psychiatrist during his NBA Finals post-championship interview. Artest spoke at Eastmont Intermediate School soon after his comments on national television to show support…

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Attitudes changing towards Transgender Athletes

Transgender athletes should be able to compete at the Olympic Games and other international events without having to undergo gender reassignment surgery, according to the International Olympic Committee. Female-to-male athletes can compete “without restriction,” while male-to-female athletes must undergo hormone therapy in order to adapt to current scientific, social, and legal attitudes on transgender people. “Our bodies have been policed for a very long time,” Meg Evans, who is director of UGA’s LGBT Resource Center said, “so I am excited that it is a step in the right direction.” Since 2004, athletes who…

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Hawks head to Brooklyn in playoffs

ATLANTA-  The Atlanta Hawks will travel to Brooklyn this Saturday to take on the Nets in game three of their playoff series, after taking game one and two. Atlanta was carried by Paul Millsap in Game 2, whose hot shooting helped the Hawks through a rough stretch in the middle of the game. Millsap finished with 19 points and seven rebounds and hit all four three-pointers he attempted. The Hawks as a team hit 12-of-31 three-pointers on the night. Brooklyn was led by former Georgia tech player Jarrett Jack, who finished…

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