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Going, going, gone

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.

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Harvick wins when Earnhardt runs out of gas

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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FURMAN BISHER: The case of the missing quarterback

Herald guest columnist Furman Bisher writes about the absence of LSU backup quarterback Jarrett Lee in the BCS National Championship game.

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LORAN SMITH COLUMN: Could we be in for a Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh Super Bowl?

Herald Guest Columnis Loran Smith takes a look at Ravens coach John Harbaugh as Baltimore gets set to duel with the Texans in the AFC divisional round of the playoffs Sunday, which could set up a rematch against his brother Jim, the coach of the San Francisco 49ers, in the Super Bowl.

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LORAN SMITH COLUMN: Hard to beat same team twice

Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks back on some of the other cases in college football history where teams failed to win a rematch after winning the first meeting after Alabama demolished LSU, 21-0, in Monday's BCS National Championship game.

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FURMAN BISHER COLUMN: Peter King’s one last shot at redemption

Herald guest columnist Furman Bisher calls into question Sports Illustrated Peter Kings pick for the Falcons to reach the Super Bowl.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: Fishing isn't for the faint of heart

Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay has tried lots of "extreme" outdoors activities, but says sometimes the normally calm experience of fishing can sometimes be just as hair-raising.

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FURMAN BISHER COLUMN: Remembering a Master-ful 2011

Herald guest columnist Furman Bisher writes about his memories of the past year --- specifically the 2011 Masters when Charl Schwartzel came from nowhere to win.

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FURMAN BISHER COLUMN: Well, bowl me over

Herald Guest Columnist Furman Bisher writes that he's not fond of the over-abundance of bowl games these days.

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LORAN SMITH COLUMN: Scott got into HOF, but many other deserving Bulldogs have been left out

Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith is glad that former UGA star Jake Scott got into the College Football Hall of Fame, but says there are plenty of other Bulldogs stars in multiple sports who still deserve recognition.

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FURMAN BISHER COLUMN: Tebow loves Jesus Christ, and what's wrong with that?

Herald Guest Columnist Furman Bisher says that even though Broncos QB Tim Tebow wears his passion for God on his sleeve, don't think less of him --- or that he's soft.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: A good time, a good place

Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay puts his readers in the moment on a recent fishing trip, explaining why there's no other place --- even when things don't exactly go according to play --- he'd rather be.

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FURMAN BISHER COLUMN: Was Tiger’s win worth screaming about?

Herald Guest Columnist Furman Bisher says don't put too much stock in Tiger Woods' first win in more than two years over the weekend because the Chevron World Challenge was nothing more than an exhibition with a 18-player field.

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LORAN SMITH COLUMN: Larry ... I will miss you, old friend

Herald Guest Columnist and former Bulldogs sideline reporter Loran Smith pays tribute to Larry Munson, Georgia's famed radio announcer who died this week at age 89.

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FURMAN BISHER COLUMN: Cleaning out the closet

Herald Guest Columnist Furman Bisher touches on a few sports topics that have taken place in the last week, including not understanding the NL Rookie of the Year vote given to Craig Kimbrel.

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LORAN SMITH COLUMN: Unlikely to be a star upon first glance, freshman Bennett emerges as big-play WR for Georgia

Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith talks a closer look at Bulldogs freshman WR Michael Bennett, who has emerged as a big-play threat for Georgia this year.

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COLUMN: Everyone has a Joe Frazier story

Herald sports editor Danny Aller knows there's a million Joe Frazier stories out there that people have been telling since the former heavyweight champ died Monday at the age of 67, so he wanted to share his.