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Greg Maddux won't be unanimous Hall selection

Gurnick said Tuesday that he excluded "everybody from the Steroid Era."

Well isn't that throwing the baby out with the bath water? I can't say for certain that Maddux didn't use steroids, but his physique never suggested so. He had a rare gift.

posted @ Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 19:07

Gator Bowl ticket sales 'lukewarm'

High flight prices aren't helping either. Of course the obvious problem is the matchup. Two years in a row?

posted @ Monday, December 23, 2013 - 12:23

McGarity: 'Ball is moving' on new indoor football facility

Yes, but unfortunately that is a pittance when compared to their yearly income of almost $92 million.

posted @ Friday, December 20, 2013 - 09:25

McGarity: 'Ball is moving' on new indoor football facility

@mkultra27: Fortunately, the UGA Athletic Association generates its own revenue (mostly from football TV money), but the UGAAA is a nonprofit and doesn't pay taxes either. They are not like the Falcons or the Braves taking millions of taxpayers' dollars, but it would be nice if some of UGA's sports revenue would go to academics.

posted @ Friday, December 20, 2013 - 00:55

McGarity: 'Ball is moving' on new indoor football facility

An indoor practice facility will be real handy since the Dawgs play so many games indoors.

posted @ Friday, December 20, 2013 - 00:49

See the inspirational video made for the UGA football team

Now go beat the hell out of Nebraska!

posted @ Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 19:28

Gator Bowl fan charter from Nebraska is cancelled

@mpd0.59: I suppose you work for Tax Slayer.

posted @ Friday, December 13, 2013 - 23:23

Athens Land Trust grant to help lunchrooms get local

@Save our Republic: I don't think you understand how non-profits are structured. They are a 501(c)3 organization which is not taxed by the state nor the federal government. They don't have any money "confiscated" by the feds anyhow.

posted @ Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 19:24

200 Georgia Guard troops to train for Afghan mission

What will their mission in Afghanistan be?

posted @ Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 19:12

Rapping panhandler arrested in east Athens

This sounds like Jazzy J, he has been around town for well over a decade rappin' and a-beggin'.

posted @ Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 08:24

Jekyll oversight chair supports change to park law

and what would that fixed acreage be? 100%? This proposal stinks.

posted @ Friday, October 18, 2013 - 08:50

Larry Flynt doesn't want man who shot him executed

@2dollar: Oh yeah? Can you provide any legitimate sources for your statement?

posted @ Friday, October 18, 2013 - 08:46

Oconee firefighters host open house for new station in Farmington

@Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass: Exactly right! It also needs to built on some of the most expensive real estate in town and connected to a very congested 5-way intersection.

posted @ Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 22:04

Georgia lawmakers drop bicycle registration proposal

@Foghorn123: I'm a cyclist and a motorist. I don't know of many cyclists around town who don't also own a car, and pay for gas, and the taxes that pay for our roads. There's no need to perpetuate this "us vs them" mentality. We all pay for the roads and we should all be able to use them.

posted @ Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 22:46

Athens unusually cool, wet, this summer, year

@Minion: The article doesn't mention anything to do with politics and I have to disagree with you about the weather over the past few months. I have lived in Georgia for 29 years and I it has been far and away the coolest and rainiest summer I can remember. 1994 was wet during the month of July due to a tropical storm that stalled out over the state, but that passed over the course of a few weeks. This Pacific Northewest-esque weather pattern stuck around for months this year. Very odd.

posted @ Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 00:21

Starbucks to ban smoking within 25 feet of cafes

Rules are worthless without enforcement. Will Starbucks employees be able to take the time to come outside multiple times to tell people to stop smoking? I hope not. I am not a smoker, but I feel like folks should be able to smoke outside as long as they throw away their butts.

posted @ Friday, May 31, 2013 - 14:09

Intoxicated man plows car into UGA's historic North Campus fence

We can't have anything nice.

posted @ Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 00:23

ATHICA might soon need a new home

Just a thought: It would be interesting to see an art gallery like ATHICA fill the vacant space upstairs from a downtown retail space. If anyone thinks it is too noisy, ATHICA is currently in an industrial warehouse across from a train loading area...and the space still works well for the gallery.

posted @ Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 12:00

State agency orders removal of Bibles at state parks

@Minion: Fair enough about the tax dollars not being spent on Bibles. However, take it easy with the personal insults. Doesn't it say something about that in your Bible?

posted @ Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 18:31

State agency orders removal of Bibles at state parks

I would prefer my state tax dollars not be spent on Bibles or Korans or the Book of Mormon. Seperation of church and state!

posted @ Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 13:13

Pedestrian killed trying to cross Interstate 75

@THX1138: More like "Pedestrian's death illustrates need for walking options in Atlanta" Not everyone has a car. We need to start designing cities for people instead of cars.

posted @ Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 09:30

Chrysler recalls almost 470,000 Jeep SUVs

@PlanningParty: No kidding. I bought a 2003 Nissan XTerra years ago specifically because it had the old school 4x4 transfer case with a manual shifter not electronic push-button. I have had no trouble with it in 10 years. My mom had a 1993 Cherokee with the old transfer case and had no problems either. I wish that car makers would figure out that simpler is usually better.

posted @ Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 09:26

4 pit bulls blamed for California jogger's killing

@THX1138: I used to same thing, however since these dogs were originally bred for fighting, I think that has something to do with their disposition. Like a dog bred for retrieving or pointing, the animal can revert back to its instincts whether or not it has been trained to do so. I am no dog expert, but I am just voicing an observation.

posted @ Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 01:47

Nick Saban's Georgia mountain mansion to be auctioned

Let's go paint it red and black.

posted @ Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 06:17

Defendants: No remorse for weapons plant break-in

@Anonymous Dude: Perhaps Oak Ridge's "security" shouldn't be non-existent as to allow an 83 year old nun to break in. Al-Qaeda is reading this right now. Scary!

posted @ Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 21:35

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