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  • By Mark Bradley The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (TNS)

ATLANTA — On Thursday, Georgia announced a contract extension for Kirby Smart. That same day, Miami announced a contract extension for Mark Richt. There was no surprise in either move: Having led Georgia to the SEC title and the College Football Playoff, Smart was named the national coach of…

  • By Emily Giambalvo The Red & Black

ATHENS — For a few days before the Rose Bowl, Nick Chubb returned home. Georgia players headed out of Athens for Christmas, and Chubb retreated to Cedartown to spend the short break with his family.

  • Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer

PASADENA, Calif. — Sony Michel burst through the line for a 27-yard touchdown run to give No. 3 Georgia a 54-48 victory Monday night against No. 2 Oklahoma, winning the first overtime Rose Bowl and sending the Bulldogs to the College Football Playoff championship game.

  • Staff Reports

Matt Granger posted a plus-7 in Georgia Amateur Golf Promotions' Michelob Ultra Senior Blitz, a modified stableford event, held at The Lakes at Laura Walker State Park.  

  • Staff Reports

March 11 is the deadline for entering the Georgia Amateur Golf Promotions' St. Patrick’s Day Pot of Gold Winner-Takes-All Sweepstakes. The event will consist of three separate events on three different golf courses on three different dates.

  • By Bill Burt  CNHI Sports Boston

HOUSTON — Ping pong tables. Loud music. Basketball courts. Competitive practices between the offense and defense, weekly. Jacked and pumped.

  • By Chris Hillyard The Dalton Daily Citizen

DALTON — The Dalton High School football team enters Friday night's Class 6A semifinal against Valdosta with speedy receivers, shifty running backs and hard-hitting linebackers. But few players can affect the game as dramatically as Ivan Mora, the Catamounts' do-it-all kicker.

  • By David Almeda david.almeda@gaflnews.com

THOMASVILLE — Around this time of year, fall sports bring new memories and new people to participate in them, all while calling back memories of individuals in the past that made an impact in athletics and in their community.

  • By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer

AUGUSTA — Jordan Spieth set a Masters record on Friday by leading the tournament for the sixth straight round.

  • By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer

ATLANTA — Gordon Beckham and the Atlanta Braves threw away chances to win their opener.

  • By JOE REEDY The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jimbo Fisher and his coaching staff were able to fill a variety of needs for Florida State with the biggest gains coming on the offensive and defensive lines.

  • By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer

ATLANTA — This time it was a little more difficult for Paul Johnson to reference his record as evidence the recruiting experts were wrong about his Georgia Tech signing class.

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