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Tide wins: Smart era to now Start at UGA

Alabama defensive coordinator/linebackers coach Kirby Smart talks about NCAA college football Sugar Bowl prep as Alabama's defensive representatives meet with the media, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in New Orleans. Alabama and Oklahoma face off in the Sugar Bowl, on Jan. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Alabama Media Group, Vasha Hunt)

The Kirby Smart era can begin in Athens: the former Georgia Bulldog football player can now focus full-time on his new job as head coach of the Bulldog football team. Smart coached his final game as the defensive coordinator for the Alabama Crimson Tide. The Tide beat the Clemson Tigers …

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UGA Athletics: Academic issues

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A report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution outlines academic issues in the Georgia Bulldog football program: the AJC says six years ago, UGA had the second highest academic progress rate in the Southeastern Conference. Today the Dogs are ninth among the 14 schools in the SEC. The Bulldogs have the conference’s …

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More Rain in the forecast Tuesday

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After lifting a flood watch for parts of northeast Georgia including Athens-Clarke County briefly during the weekend, the National Weather Service has issued a new flood watch for this part of the state — a watch that is not set to expire until Thursday morning — as the forecast calls …

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