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From minority to majority

It was reported on Wednesday by multiple media outlets that former NBA All-star Chris Webber was the face of an investor group interested in buying the Atlanta Hawks. Webber could be the bright light shining through the dark cloud left by former Hawks’ owner Bruce Levenson and the notorious email he sent out that started this whole process.

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Updated: oct. 18, 2014 10:00 p.m.

It's time for a change

Todd Gurley, has allegedly joined the long list of college athletes getting suspended for signing items for cash, a violation of NCAA rules. UGA has suspended the heisman candidate indefinitely for a violation of NCAA rules, but the investigation is ongoing.

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Posted: oct. 11, 2014 3:44 p.m. | Updated: oct. 11, 2014 10:00 p.m.

The Washington controversy

It may not matter to you, but it matters to a lot of people. Which is why you should the Washington “Redskins” should take on a new nickname.

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Posted: oct. 04, 2014 9:55 p.m. | Updated: oct. 04, 2014 10:03 p.m.

#FreeSimmons

ESPN is at it again. The behemoth of sports journalism (lol) entertainment has suspended its highly talented, yet highly controversial analyst Bill Simmons for three weeks for calling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar.

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Posted: sep. 27, 2014 5:03 p.m. | Updated: sep. 27, 2014 10:00 p.m.

I believe that Newton will win

For a year now, Lowndes has had this game circled on its calendar because last year Newton went down there and beat them, and this year they’re gonna do it again.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 5:35 p.m. | Updated: sep. 18, 2014 10:00 p.m.

SEC Banter: Early schedule shakes up conference teams

It’s mid-September. Still hot in these parts despite summer’s rumored departure, as autumn’s crisp air has yet to appear.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 5:37 p.m. | Updated: sep. 18, 2014 5:45 p.m.

SEC Banter:

It’s Georgia-Sakerlina week and the contest customarily comes equipped with enormous implications.

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Posted: sep. 11, 2014 7:30 p.m. | Updated: sep. 11, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Ray Rice and the desensitization of violence in America

Before I start let me say that there are many fumbles in regard to the Ray Rice situation (such as Roger Goodell and the Baltimore Ravens’ handling of it), but I want to focus on Monday’s overreaction to the Ray Rice incident and how it reflects poorly on us as people.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2014 1:10 a.m. | Updated: sep. 10, 2014 11:56 a.m.

Leaving church early

Finally. The Rock has come back — I mean football has come back to my Sunday afternoon programming (plus Sunday evening/night and Monday night).

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Posted: sep. 06, 2014 5:53 p.m. | Updated: sep. 06, 2014 10:00 p.m.

SEC Banter:

Week 1 of Southeastern Conference football is in the books. I'm not sure what actual books Week 1 is in, but I'm confident that the games played last week are, in fact, in some books somewhere. If you find the books, please let me know. I'd like to take a gander at them.

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Posted: sep. 04, 2014 6:49 p.m. | Updated: sep. 04, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Football in the SEC not a casual affair for fans

We made it, folks.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 7:51 p.m. | Updated: aug. 28, 2014 10:00 p.m.

SEC Banter:

On the cusp of the 2014 college football season, SEC Banter had the privilege recently of touring the new College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2014 8:15 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2014 10:00 p.m.

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