Category Archives: Sports

Uga VII passes away

Sadness in Athens… The University of Georgia’s beloved mascot, Uga VII, died unexpectedly Thursday. Sniff. No replacement mascot will be used in tomorrow’s game, but they’ll place a wreath outside of his doghouse on the sidelines.

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Saint Obama?

File this one in the “That’s Just Plain Wrong” category: votive candles featuring Obama as a saint.

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NBC Won’t Air Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad

According to an article in today’s National Catholic Register, “NBC has refused to air’s new pro-life ad during its broadcast of this Sunday’s Super Bowl game.” You can view the ad here: This is a positive and uplifting message. … Continue reading

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The passing of Fr. Neuhaus

Last Thursday’s passing of Father Richard John Neuhaus — the noteworthy editor of First Things and ex-Lutheran minister who became a Catholic priest — is marked by a nice article by George Weigel in Newsweek. I enjoyed Fr. Neuhaus’ commentary … Continue reading

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Some History on UGA vs LSU

Dan Magill’s column from earlier this week in the Athens Banner-Herald offered some neat history on the UGA vs LSU series, which began in 1928 (or as the old timers say, “19 and 28″). I’m hoping that today’s game will … Continue reading

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Not Said By Jesus…

The Alive and Young blog has a great weekly feature called Not Said By Jesus Sunday. This week’s installment is a gem: Glad to know there won’t be a scantron test to enter heaven!

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The Bible Don’t Say Nothing ‘Bout Female Football Players

Thanks to The Sporting News for this gem: We Don’t Recall the Bible Saying Anything About Female Football Players

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Mary’s Heavenly Birthday

Today is a key holy day on the Catholic liturgical calendar: the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This day is important to Catholics because it is the day we mark Mary’s “heavenly birthday” – in other … Continue reading

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Preseason Football Rankings…and Worshipping Statues

Football season is just around the corner, and in these parts, anticipation is high: the Georgia Bulldogs are expected to do great things. The USAToday Coaches’ Poll just issued their preseason NCAA rankings and the Dawgs are at the top … Continue reading

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College World Series Ends

I really have nothing to say…      

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