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The Old Man and the Tee

Can Nathan Noble, a 29-year-old combat veteran who was discovered on YouTube, make it as a D-I placekicker? He’s walking on at Wyoming, where he hopes to do more than boot a few game-winners. He’s trying to rediscover a sense of purpose.

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The Loneliest Number

Grinnell’s Jack Taylor is the latest member of a tiny fraternity of players who scored at least 100 points in a college or NBA game. The question is, at what cost?

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The Hazards of Growing up Painlessly

Ashlyn Blocker has a rare genetic condition that prevents her from feeling pain. But that doesn’t mean she can’t get hurt.

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How to Build an American Car

The new Cadillac ATS may be the most important domestic car since the Model T. It was built from dirt and steel by thousands of people over four years. It was engineered to beat the best foreign cars. But its sound, its feel, its guts are wholly American.

Sep 2012
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The Big Break

How three old friends—a former attorney general, a perfectionist lawyer, and an ex-cop—exposed the conspiracies behind the biggest public school cheating scandal in American history.
Apr 2012
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The Frozen Lake

Dec 2011
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Sidney Rice’s Magical Hands

Receiver’s ability to snag footballs transformed him from small-town hero to rising star.

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The Town That Blew Away

Just past midnight on April 28, the tiny community of Vaughn was going to sleep. Forty-five seconds later, it was no longer there.
Oct 2011
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Zombies Are So Hot Right Now

Why is the best new show on television filmed here? Simple. Atlanta is the zombie capital of the world.
Sep 2011
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Big Man on Campus

The tallest player in college hoops is an even bigger draw off the court.
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Draft of the Titans

Meet the ubercompetitive few who make it to fantasy football’s biggest tourney.

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Ad Infinitum

An inquiry into the profound neurological process that pump deoxyhemoglobin into my medial prefrontal cortex every time I see those cracked hamstrosities in the Quiznos commercials. (Or: Emory scientists research why we buy what we buy.)
Nov 2004
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And in the End

Death can arrive in a squall of bullets, an overdose of drugs, a rope around a neck, the fender of a car, the stalling of a heart. To find out why, the men and women of the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office have a lot of work to do.

Mar 2005
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Fiddle Dee Dee

Scenes from the 65th anniversary Gone With the Wind celebration in Jonesboro.
Mar 2005
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Bill and Doug Got Married*

*They did. But actually they didn’t.

Feb 2005
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Our Man Skip

He’s rude and cranky, but we love him. For a generation, Skip Caray has been the voice of Braves baseball.
Aug 2004
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The Making of Frisky Dingo

The forces of good and evil, the perils of being funny, and the true story of creating a Cartoon Network Show.
Oct 2005
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Her Own Flesh and Blood

She survived her generation’s deadliest plague. Most of her family did not.

Jul 2011
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Reversing Field

To understand just how Jason Campbell makes it work for the Redskins, we had to reveal his life … in reverse.

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I’m with the Steelers

In a town where just about everyone worships the black-and-gold, one man borrowed those colors to play a game of a different sort.

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The Coach Will See You Now

Georgia State doesn’t play football—yet. But Bill Curry is gonna whip up a team, and he’s letting The Mag watch him do it.

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This Is How It Starts

They are underdogs and fighters. Now, finally, they are the Georgia State Panthers.

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The Beards Are a Joke

Four stand-up comics, one trashed SUV, nine cities, 3,020 miles, three Icelandic beauties—welcome to the serious business of being funny.
Apr 2011
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A Way with Words

One girl’s journey to the National Spelling Bee.

Nov 2003