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It's been rumored for weeks that the Thrashers were leaving Georgia for greener pastures in Canada, and Tuesday it happened as Atlanta became the only city to ever lose two NHL teams in the modern era of the league.
In a finish nearly as crazy as the Indy 500's improbable ending, Dale Earnhardt Jr. runs out of gas in the final turn of Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600, allowing Kevin Harvick to win the Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte.
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Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks back on just how special Adam Scott's Masters was to the game of golf --- and the nation of Australia.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith, who is covering The Masters all this week, takes a closer look at the fans who flock from all over the world to Augusta this time of the year.
Herald Guest Columnist, who will join Herald writer John Millikan at The Masters this week, looks back on some of the more memorable moments in Masters history, while hoping the things that helped create those moments never change.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks back on the life of Americus coaching legend Jimmy Hightower, who was laid to rest recently after losing his battle with throat cancer late last week.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks back on the life of former Albany High and UGA football star Durward Pennington, who died this week at the age of 73.
As a tribute to recently deceased St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial, Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks back on the life and career of Musial, while also recounting the impact the one visit they shared together had on him.
National AP Columnist Paul Newberry is tired of major colleges making millions of dollars off its football players --- and he says it's time for the unpaid student-athletes to fight back.
Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips selects his winners in what could be his final prediction column of the season if Seminole and Early County can't extend their magical runs.
Albany Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks back at the huge impact UGA standout safety and former Seminole County star Bacarri Rambo has had during his career, which will end either tied or in first for the most interceptions in Bulldogs history by the end of the season.
Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips breaks down who he likes to win in the seven area playoff teams still alive --- and there's more than a few surprises.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay gives his ode to our neighbors across the pond this week.
Herald staff sports writer Mike Phillips, who spent nearly 20 years in Miami covering the Marlins before coming to Albany, rips the organization over its head-scratching trade it made earlier this week, sending all of its stars to Toronto and gutting the franchise's roster yet again.
Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips makes his predictions for the final week of the regular season and the first week of playoffs in GISA's Class AA
Herald sports editor Danny Aller takes a closer look at just how huge Thursday's win was for Dougherty's football team against Americus-Sumter --- a victory that could very well be the turning point for the struggling program.
Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips calls Monroe's shot tonight against Cairo for the Region 1-AAAA title, despite the fact the Syrupmakers have won 38 of their last 39 region games.
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- LORAN SMITH: Life was better back then
- LORAN SMITH: It's even harder to lose a teammate
- BOB KORNEGAY: What kind of hunter are you?
- BOB KORNEGAY: My companion, Mr. Whiskers
- BOB KORNEGAY: Gearin' up and gettin' ready
- BOB KORNEGAY: Making the best of it
- BOB KORNEGAY: Just couldn't pass the drumsticks
- BOB KORNEGAY: Why didn't I ask why first?
- OUTDOORS COLUMN: The way I see it, things are looking up