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Chris Whitfield: Ending ride (kind of) as sports writer
T wo weeks ago, I was told by managing editor Jamie Jones that I would no longer be a full-time sports writer with The Daily Citizen. It was a mutual decision.
Devin Golden: Other sports start practice this week
Football isn’t the only high school sport during the fall — and the others are joining in this week.
Chris Whitfield: Memories stay with us, and go with them
I still remember the pandemonium that broke out in the dorm at Middle Georgia College in tiny Cochran, Ga., the night of “The Slide” in the 1992 National League Championship Series. It was a fire drill, wall street-buying frenzy and a Roman toga party all in one.
Chris Whitfield: Football fans may lose, but Mora will win with decision
Throughout my career, I have been lucky enough to see some of the finest athletes this state has ever produced. From professional athletes who went on to the NFL, MLB and the NBA to college washouts who still rank as the finest high school athletes I have ever seen, I have been blessed.
Larry Case: Camping a sure cure for the big city blues
In case you haven’t noticed, we are looking right down the gun barrel at winding down on another summer.
Chris Whitfield's Fairways & Greens: Nob North prepares for 'big date'
Like anyone getting ready for a big date, golf courses get dressed up when it is time for a major event. But while a woman may put on a little makeup and a man may add a spray of cologne, Nob North Golf Course in Varnell is getting something more akin to Botox.
Devin Golden: Friday signals gridiron days’ official start
Seven-on-seven football was a good placeholder, but it’s time to begin talking about the real thing.
Loran Smith: Golf now in era of McIlroy after Open
Royal & Ancient officials, under whose auspices the Open championship is conducted each year, were blessed with a sun-kissed start of the final round of the 143rd playing of this historic event.
Loran Smith: McIlroy at his peak at Hoylake
HOYLAKE, England — It’s the setting which enraptures those who appreciate the things that accompany a championship, The British refuse to let a downpour or two, intermittent and inconvenient, to make them fret.
Loran Smith: Change is needed for major titles
HOYLAKE, England — This is a good time to be Bubba Watson — long off the tee which brings golf aficionados through the gates, two Masters titles which puts him in the pantheon of the greats at Augusta, deal-makers hovering about, more perks than a palace prince, exempt status to the end of the decade and a cash flow that resembles a raging river.
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