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The first big day of Mark Richt’s Miami career arrives

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Mark Richt was serious when he talked about taking a break from coaching in the days that followed his unceremonious departure from Georgia. That is, until the text messages. Hundreds from former players arrived within days and each had a similar sentiment. The players were thanking him and saying how the lessons they learned from him still apply to their lives. Plus, in many cases, they added that they wouldn’t mind seeing back in Miami colors again. “If I didn’t…

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This fall, Jeb Bush bridges two great American institutions: politics and football

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As fall arrives, so does two all-American traditions — football and politics. And with the 2016 presidential race in full swing, candidates are beginning to stake ground in both fields. On Saturday, Republican candidate Jeb Bush takes his White House ambitions to Athens, Georgia for the game between the Carolina Gamecocks and the Georgia Bulldogs. Bush will attend a tailgate party hosted by college Republicans from the University of Georgia. The Gamecocks, underdogs at 1-1, have the added benefit of…

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The real reason Georgia’s Sonny Perdue is raising money for Charlie Crist

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Senator Saxby Chambliss and Governor Sonny Perdue will host fund raiser tonight at the Georgian Club for Charlie Crist. Perdue’s reasons for supporting Crist may go beyond electoral poltics: It’s a useful political favor when it comes to the three-state water war that has pitted Georgia, Florida and Alabama against one another for rights to water flowing from Lake Lanier. Perdue isn’t expected to be at the Cobb County event on Monday, but he added his name to the invitation…

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The real reason Georgia’s Sonny Perdue is raising money for Charlie Crist

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Senator Saxby Chambliss and Governor Sonny Perdue will host a fund raiser tonight at the Georgian Club for Charlie Crist. Perdue’s reasons for supporting Crist may go beyond electoral politics: It’s a useful political favor when it comes to the three-state water war that has pitted Georgia, Florida and Alabama against one another for rights to water flowing from Lake Lanier. Perdue isn’t expected to be at the Cobb County event on Monday, but he added his name to the…

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