Posts by Alex McDaniel

Some Georgia fans aren’t cool with the UGA hashtag also representing a country

Given the popularity of Twitter’s branded hashtag emojis, it’s no surprise to see a full slate of them roll out in preparation for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, which kicks off this week. Some Georgia fans were surprised when #UGA, the school’s most popular hashtag, popped into their feed with a Ugandan flag. Is @Twitter trolling UGA with

Given the popularity of Twitter’s branded hashtag emojis, it’s no surprise to see a full slate of them roll out in preparation for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, which kicks off this week. Some Georgia fans were surprised when #UGA, the school’s most popular hashtag, popped into their feed with a Ugandan flag. Is @Twitter trolling UGA with […]

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SEC Media Days: A guide to Birmingham’s thriving food and drink scene

Year after year, hundreds of sports media members flock to the Birmingham metro area for SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. And year after year, I hear complaints from some attendees about how there aren’t many good places to eat or drink (insert chain-restaurant joke here). First of all, some chain restaurants are delicious, so stop it. Second:

Year after year, hundreds of sports media members flock to the Birmingham metro area for SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. And year after year, I hear complaints from some attendees about how there aren’t many good places to eat or drink (insert chain-restaurant joke here). First of all, some chain restaurants are delicious, so stop it. Second: […]

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McDonald’s mocks Ole Miss NCAA investigation with ‘they met at Wendy’s’ sign

A McDonald’s restaurant in Oxford, Miss., is drawing a lot of attention this week after former Ole Miss OL Laremy Tunsil’s stepfather told SI.com it’s where he often met with NCAA investigators as part of “more than 100 hours” of interviews. The restaurant decided to have some fun with the story the day after it published,

A McDonald’s restaurant in Oxford, Miss., is drawing a lot of attention this week after former Ole Miss OL Laremy Tunsil’s stepfather told SI.com it’s where he often met with NCAA investigators as part of “more than 100 hours” of interviews. The restaurant decided to have some fun with the story the day after it published, […]

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Mississippi Wal-Mart sells Ole Miss, MSU koozies at different prices

The Ole Miss-Mississippi State rivalry is a little different compared to other SEC rivalries in that the schools are often confused for each other by media and merchandisers alike. A Wal-Mart store in Batesville, Miss., doesn’t seem to have that problem, as evidenced by selling these team koozies at different prices. #EggBowlTwitter is bad enough without your assistance, Batesville

The Ole Miss-Mississippi State rivalry is a little different compared to other SEC rivalries in that the schools are often confused for each other by media and merchandisers alike. A Wal-Mart store in Batesville, Miss., doesn’t seem to have that problem, as evidenced by selling these team koozies at different prices. #EggBowlTwitter is bad enough without your assistance, Batesville […]

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Bret Bielema shared his mom’s cucumber salad recipe and we have to try it ASAP

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema isn’t shy about sharing snapshots of his home life on Twitter, particularly when it comes to his cherished yorkies and other sweet moments with his wife, Jen. He brought his followers into the kitchen Monday night with a simple three-step recipe for cucumber salad (also known as vinegar cucumber salad or

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema isn’t shy about sharing snapshots of his home life on Twitter, particularly when it comes to his cherished yorkies and other sweet moments with his wife, Jen. He brought his followers into the kitchen Monday night with a simple three-step recipe for cucumber salad (also known as vinegar cucumber salad or […]

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If college football coaches competed in the Hunger Games, who would win?

If this offseason’s taught us anything, it’s that college football is a year-round battleground with programs across the country in constant preparation for the following season while maintaining focus on competing for the nation’s top recruits. Naturally, we took it a step further with a Hunger Games analogy because it’s June and no one should

If this offseason’s taught us anything, it’s that college football is a year-round battleground with programs across the country in constant preparation for the following season while maintaining focus on competing for the nation’s top recruits. Naturally, we took it a step further with a Hunger Games analogy because it’s June and no one should […]

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