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In First Overtime Rose Bowl, Defense Wins Day for Dawgs

By Sarah Bahr | @smbahr14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

PASADENA, Calif. — Georgia linebacker Lorenzo Carter couldn’t stop smiling.

“It all happened so fast,” he said of the first blocked field goal of his career, the moment that soon led to a historic victory.

Carter stood in the hallway outside the Georgia locker room at […]

Behind Fun-Loving Front, Dawgs are Dedicated

By Sarah Bahr | @smbahr14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

LOS ANGELES — What’s the first item on a 242-pound man’s to-do list when he’s dropped in the middle of an 8-year-old girl’s princess-packed paradise?

Georgia linebacker Lorenzo Carter had Mickey on his mind.

“The first thing I had to do was get my ears,” Carter […]

Two Quarterbacks In Search of a Championship

By Sarah Bahr | @smbahr14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

LOS ANGELES — When freshman Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm takes the field New Year’s Day in Rose Bowl Stadium to the roar of thousands of screaming fans, he doesn’t expect to feel nervous.

Pitching in front of 30,000 fans in the Little League World Series tends […]

Mayfield Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

Sports Capital Journalism Program

LOS ANGELES –– It was time to make an appearance.

Baker Mayfield had missed all non-football activities with the Oklahoma Sooners over the last three days due to illness, and he was prepared to miss another.

But when the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback turned on the television […]

Alabama’s Nick Saban downplays legacy, looks to future

Alabama head coach Nick Saban poses with the College Football Playoff National Championship trophy on Jan. 12, the day after winning his fifth overall title and fourth in seven seasons at Alabama. (Photo by Malcolm Moran)

By Zach Wagner | @zachwagner22

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – In the crimson afterglow of a […]