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Augusta Chronicle Apr 28, 2016

Famed columnist Blackie Sherrod dies at age 96

DALLAS — The East Coast had Red Smith. The West Coast had Jim Murray. Texas had Blackie Sherrod. Sherrod, the longtime Texas sports writer revered for his dry wit, died Thursday afternoon at his Dallas home after a week in hospice care, wife Joyce Sherrod told The Dallas Morning News. He was 96. A mentor to some of the nation’s top writers, Sherrod was Texas Sportswriter of the Year a record 16 times and a Red Smith Award winner for lifetime achievement in sports writing. read more
Augusta Chronicle Apr 15, 2016

NCAA won't allow Marcus Lattimore to work with South Carolina staff

The NCAA says Marcus Lattimore cannot join Will Muschamp’s staff in an official capacity at South Carolina because of Lattimore’s status as a former player and his presence through camps and foundation, according to The State. The NCAA considers it an unfair recruiting advantage. read more

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