Sports

NBA Contenders

The NBA season is just underway for 2014. There are many teams that are in contention to be in the playoff race once the season starts to wrap up. Out of those teams, those who will be there for postseason and those who will not will be a surprise. Atlanta...

 

Braves make big changes after disappointing finish

After possibly the most disappointing season in the last 25 years, the Atlanta Braves seem to be intent on cleaning house this offseason. The changes began before the season even ended. On Sept. 22, the Braves announced general manager (GM)...

 

Djokovic seizes world tour championship

The top eight tennis players in the world gathered this week in London to play the Barclays Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour Finals. The tournament was decided when Roger Federer withdrew from the final with a back injury,...

 

Wolves break 14 year playoff drought

After another tough road win, the University of West Georgia Wolves clinched a playoff berth, and for the first time since 2000, they will play post-season football. This playoff berth may be a surprise, because for the past 14 seasons the Wolves...

 

Falcons’ Coach Smith Sitting on the Hot Seat

At this point in the 2012 NFL season, the Atlanta Falcons and their head coach Mike Smith had just endured their first loss of the 2012 season, falling to the New Orleans Saints 31-27 in New Orleans. Coach Smith would lead that team to the NFC...

 

San Francisco Giants Win Third World Series in Five Years

San Francisco Giants Win Third World Series in Five Years

Photo Credit: USA Today Sports After beating the Kansas City Royals 4-3 in a seven game series, the San Francisco Giants have won their third World Series in five years. This is the second time in history two wildcard teams fought for the Fall...

 

Touchdown record shattered by Peyton Manning

Touchdown record shattered by Peyton Manning

Photo Credit: Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports Oct. 19 marked a significant achievement in the world of sports. Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s the all-time touchdown passing record. As a Minnesota Vikings quarterback, Favre set the record...

 

New Student Tailgate Becoming Tradition at UWG

The University of West Georgia is in the midst of a historic football season as they have won six of their eight games in 2014. For UWG students, the football team has been a source of excitement and inspiration. To add to the hype, UWG now...

 

Rape, Crabs, and Autographs: The Charges Against Jameis Winston

Florida State University Quarterback and 2013 Heisman trophy winner Jameis Winston is probably pretty annoyed right now. He has had enough problems; FSU and its athletic department are under federal investigation for it’s handling of a rape...

 

Behind the Helmet: Tyrell Adams

Behind the Helmet: Tyrell Adams

Photo Credit: UWG Athletics “Success is only measured if one can accomplish goals they have set out to achieve,” states Tyrell Adams, a senior All-Conference linebacker here at the University of West Georgia. Adams has achieved a lot in...

 
 
 
 

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