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Before UGA and Notre Dame face off, two Georgia legends came to commemorate in Atlanta
Two Georgia football greats—Herschel Walker, the most decorated player in Bulldogs history, and Vince Dooley, the only national championship-winning coach in program history—joined former Heisman trophy winner, NFL star, and Notre Dame legend Tim Brown to take turns speaking to the media during the “Return the Favor” event.
18 things to do during Labor Day weekend in Atlanta 2019
Dragon Con, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, Hot Air Balloon Festival, Decatur Book Festival, Black Gay Pride Weekend—there are so many events in Atlanta this Labor Day weekend 2019.
Fighting to kneel: A Kennesaw State University cheerleader sues for the right to protest on the playing field
Similar to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, five cheerleaders for Kennesaw State University decided to kneel during the national anthem at a football game to protest unjustified killings by police officers. When the school decided to move them off the field if they were going to kneel, Tommia Dean, one of the cheerleaders, filed a lawsuit against the school's higher ups for restricting her freedom of speech.
Commentary: The joy of self-destruction as a UMass fan at Sanford Stadium
"There’s something deranged about watching the University of Georgia playing the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in football." An Atlantan UMass alum heads to Athens to watch the Minutemen get completely destroyed by the Bulldogs.
18 things to do during Labor Day weekend in Atlanta
Dragon Con, Cirque du Solei, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Hot Air Balloon Festival, Decatur Book Festival, Black Gay Pride Weekend—there are too many events in Atlanta this Labor Day weekend 2018. Pick your favorites, because from August 29 to September 3, Atlanta won't stop partying.
Atlanta: Here’s how to celebrate UGA in the College Football Championship if you can’t go to the game
Thousands for tickets? Yeah, let's not. Cheer for your Georgia Bulldogs and still get the full Atlanta experience at local bars, tailgates, watch parties, and official events as the Dawgs take a shot at the national title for the first time in 38 years against Alabama Crimson Tide.
Damn. Kendrick Lamar is playing a free show in Atlanta for the College Football Playoff
ESPN announced this morning that rapper Kendrick Lamar, whose Damn. album is likely on every single "best of 2017" list you will read this year, will be the halftime performer during the College Football Playoff National Championship on January 8.
UGA-Tech’s “clean, old-fashioned hate” at Grant Field, 1941
Every Thanksgiving weekend Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia clash on the gridiron to resolve yet another battle in the 124-year-old rivalry described by author Bill Cromartie as “clean, old-fashioned hate.”
Attend a revival between the hedges at Sanford Stadium
If college football is a religion, then stadiums are its shrines, and one can argue that no spot deserves reverence more than UGA’s Sanford Stadium.
What it’s like to take a paralyzing hit on the football field
During a kickoff in the third quarter, I was in to block. I picked out my guy, the kicker, lowered my head, and hit his shoulder. Then everything froze. I was on the ground.