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 •  August 10, 2016

The equipment worn by Georgia’s offensive and defensive linemen in practice now includes more than the standard shoulder pads, gloves, helmets and chin straps. Those players who typically have the most collisions this preseason are for the first time donning helmet covers intended to reduce the force of those impacts. They are Guardian Caps, a...

Athens Banner-Herald

 •  July 22, 2016

Steve Bryant, or “Chickenhawk” as he is more commonly known to generations of University of Georgia student-athletes, coaches and staff, retired Friday after nearly four decades as an athletic trainer with the UGA Athletic Association. “Chickenhawk is one of the most loyal and dedicated employees I ever had the privilege of knowing in Georgia...

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 •  June 19, 2016

NEW YORK | Ender Inciarte sprinted to third when Curtis Granderson lazily threw the ball back to the infield after an eighth-inning flyout and scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch that bounced only 10 feet from home plate, boosting the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 4-3 Saturday night. Atlanta overcame a 3-0 deficit and hung on in a...

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 •  June 12, 2016

The Athens Orthopedic Clinic assists the Emmanuel College Athletic Department through donating equipment for the EC Athletic Training Center, and recently the clinic donated an Extremity Whirlpool. This device is designed to allow treatment to the forearm, hand, elbow, lower leg and ankle. For the past five years, AOC has provided orthopedic care...

Athens Banner-Herald

 •  May 24, 2016

Athens Regional Medical Center was selected to become the new official health care provider of the University of Georgia Athletic Association, effective July 1, subject to completion of a binding contract. The selection of Athens Regional came after a UGAA healthcare committee, comprised of medical professionals and athletic administrators,...

Athens Banner-Herald

 •  May 6, 2016

There is that moment when collisions on the football field poignantly remind you that football is a violent game. The game has redeeming qualities, however, which should continue to be underscored. Football is akin to driving a car. Every time you get in a car and drive to the next corner, you are engaging in an enterprise that is potentially far...