Santa Monica, Calif. – Trent “Big Dawg III” Woods carries on the unique tradition his grandfather started and his father made famous – attending University of Georgia games with a bulldog painted on …
UGA the team is already here. Now Uga the dog is on the way.
The University of Georgia’s mascot, the first bulldog to join the Bulldogs at a Rose Bowl, is expected soon.
Our colleague Greg Bluestein, who’s also on his way to join the AJC-WSB reporting team, had a well-placed source who sent this photo.
When Uga arrives he’ll have lots …
Pasadena, Calif. – Wrigley Mansion, the 1906 estate once owned by chewing gum mogul William Wrigley, has served as the official headquarters of the Tournament of Roses, since 1958. Wrigley Gardens feature 4.5 acres of more than …
Pasadena, Calif. – The Tournament of Roses parade precedes the Rose Bowl. Fans once cheered on ostriches and an elephant v. camel race. The venue used to print its own currency, and you could get in for 2 bucks once upon a time.
These days the stats are no less fascinating.
Pasadena, Calif. – Pei-Ying Nie, a UGA alum like her sisters Ling Ling and Phonshia, had already planned to be in Pasadena this year, since Phonshia lives here now.
What luck – their alma mater is here this year too! We caught up with Nie, whose parents still live in metro Atlanta, near the Rose Bowl where volunteers were decorating floats.
Anaheim, Calif. – Players and coaches from UGA and Oklahoma visited Disneyland for a pre-Rose Bowl ceremony and to spend some time enjoying the theme park.
During their visit Coach Kirby Smart and several Georgia players hopped on the “Guardians of the Galaxy” ride. It wasn’t for the faint of heart – but it proved to be some high-octane game prep for those who braved it.
Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson says he plans to sell the team, and Diddy’s ready to step in as the new owner.
“I would like to buy the Panthers,” the artist said in a succinct tweet. “Spread the word. Retweet!”
Richardson announced the impending move in a statement that did not mention recently reported allegations that accuse him of making sexually suggestive comments and a racial slur.
Diddy didn’t mention …
Shortly after fans learned the University of Georgia will meet the University of Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 someone pulled an epic prank on Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield.
The Heisman frontrunner, Mayfield has completed 71 percent of his passes for 4,340 yards and 41 touchdowns this season. He’s added 310 yards and five touchdowns on the ground. Despite 369 pass attempts, he only threw five interceptions, noted …
What Georgia Dome?
With the dust clearing, literally, at the site of the Atlanta Falcons’ former home, quarterback Matt Ryan went toe-to-toe with pro golfer Rickie Fowler for dominance of team’s new digs, Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
And by dominance we mean, who will prevail in a series of ridiculous “sports” events such as extreme golf cart racing, hit-the-button-to-open-the-roof and then what appears to be a freestyle game of tag.
Check out the hilarious video …