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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 writes this week that while Missouri lost to his beloved Bulldogs over the weekend, the town --- and their fans --- were gracious losers and still made sure all those who came had a good time.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay returns this week after a short break to offer his thoughts on why it seldom occurs to us humans that the earth is not our personal playground.
Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips says he respects Westover for putting together arguably the toughest schedule in Southwest Georgia this season, but that doesn't mean he thinks the Pats can upend state power Jonesboro tonight at Hugh Mills.
Herald high school beat writer Mike Phillips kicks off the season with his first high school prediction column of 2012 with a closer look at Westwood’s 27-game unbeaten streak that will be put on the line tonight against a much bigger, faster Stratford Academy program --- last year’s AAA state runner-up.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks ahead to college football season and all that’s in store with a playoff on the horizon, while also remembering how things used to be.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes a heartfelt tribute to one of his favorite activities.
Herald sports editor Danny Aller takes a look back at NBC's heavily criticized coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and hopes the network will learn from its mistakes before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith wraps up his week-long stay across the pond covering the British Open for The Albany Herald with a look back at Sunday’s unpredictable finish that saw Adam Scott blow a big lead on an unforgiving Royal Lytham course and hand the Open's Claret Jug to Ernie Els on a silver platter.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith, who will be in England all week reporting on the 141st annual British Open, previews golf's third major of the year.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith sits down with Georgia linebackers coach Kirk Olivadotti, who shares his heartfelt --- and gut-wrenching --- story of his four-year-okd daughter Kasyn's battle with leukemia.
Herald Guest Columnist looks back on the remarkable life and career of former UGA great Willie Fowler, who died of Alzheimer's last week.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay explains his love-hate relationship with his old pal the wind.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks back on the life and career of UGA great Charley Trippi, who was honored last week.
Herald Guest Columnist and longtime University of Georgia supporter Loran Smith looks back on the Bulldogs’ own Bubba Watson capturing the Masters on Sunday at Augusta.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith reflects on on the many Masters memories that Raymond Floyd has produced over the years.
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- LORAN SMITH COLUMN: Americus loses true hero with former coach Hightower’s recent passing