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  • NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, who was involved in a horrific crash during the final lap of the Daytona 500, was hospitalized after Monday’s race. Update 2:03 p.m. EST Feb. 19: According to Roush Fenway Racing, NASCAR driver Ryan Newman was released from a Daytona Beach hospital Wednesday afternoon, two days after he was involved in a scary crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500. Roush tweeted a photograph of Newman leaving Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, holding the hands of his two daughters. “Ryan Newman has been treated and released from Halifax Medical Center,” the racing team tweeted. Update 12:25 p.m. EST Feb. 19: Ryan Newman continued to show “great improvement” as he recovered from injuries he suffered Monday night in a final-lap crash at the Daytona 500 race, his racing team said. Roush Fenway Racing tweeted a statement that said Newman was “fully alert” and walking around Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach. The racing team also tweeted a photo of a smiling Newman with his children. Update 4:47 p.m. EST Feb. 18: In a statement Tuesday afternoon, Roush Fenway Racing tweeted that Ryan Newman was “awake and speaking” with family members and doctors. Newman, who was seriously injured in a final-lap wreck during Monday’s Daytona 500 race, remains at the Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach. Update 10:13 p.m. EST Feb. 17: In a statement Monday night, NASCAR officials said Newman, 42, was in serious condition, “but doctors have indicated his injuries are not life-threatening.” Original report: Newman, 42, has 18 Cup wins, including the 2008 Daytona 500 and 2013 Brickyard 400. He was battling for the lead with Ryan Blaney and Denny Hamlin on the final lap of the 2.5-mile track at Daytona International Speedway when he crashed. Newman was in the lead coming into the final turn with Blaney and eventual winner Hamlin in close pursuit, NASCAR.com reported. Closing in on the finish line, Newman attempted to block Blaney, who was in second place. The impact of the cars touching sent Newman’s car airborne and into the wall. Newman’s car flipped several times and was hit head-on by Corey LaJoie, who sent Newman skidding across the track upside down Newman’s No. 6 Ford crossed the finish line engulfed in flames, ESPN reported. An ambulance departed Daytona International Speedway’s front stretch at 8:10 p.m. Newman was taken to an area hospital. His condition was unknown. 'I think we take for granted sometimes how safe the cars are, and No. 1, we are praying for Ryan,'' Hamlin said. “I hope he’s all right,” Blaney told reporters. “I was trying to push him to the win. I don’t like saying that things just happen because I feel really bad about it. It was a close one. I just hope Ryan is all right.” “I was hoping he would kind of bounce off the fence to the left, but he didn’t and I hit him,” Lajoie said. “I don’t know exactly where I hit him. I haven’t seen a replay. It was some scary stuff.” Newman, who led 15 laps, was credited with a ninth-place finish. “We ask that out of respect for privacy that you please do not speculate on Ryan Newman’s condition until an official statement has been issued,” Roush Yates Engines tweeted. Kelley Earnhardt, the daughter of Dale Earnhardt Sr., tweeted, “Please let @RyanJNewman be ok!” Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a final-lap crash at the Daytona 500 in 2001. Newman, born Dec. 8, 1977, in South Bend, Indiana, was named Winston Cup rookie of the year in 2002, beating Jimmie Johnson, according to his NASCAR biography. Nicknamed “Rocket Man,” Newman graduated with honors from South Bend La-Salle High School in 1996. He studied engineering at Purdue University but at the same time, continued to race. Newman was a champion midget racer when he was 17, ran USAC sprint cars and won that division’s Silver Crown championship in 1999.
  • ATHENS Jake Fromm's arm strength holds the key to his NFL draft status, according to ESPN analyst Mel Kiper jr. 'We know what he has: the smarts, we know he has the leadership, we know he's an accurate passer forget the numbers, he lost all his receivers going into this year so you know he can do all those things,' Kiper said on an ESPN teleconference on Wednesday. 'But is the arm good enough? (That's what) people are going to be really scrutinizing with Fromm going through this whole draft process leading up into late April, which will determine whether he's a second round pick, or whether he's a fourth- or fifth-round pick.' Kiper Jr. continues to maintain that Fromm reminds him of Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. But, the long-time draft expert said, there is also a scenario where he projects more closely to former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray. Fromm's performance at the NFL combine next week in Indianapolis will obviously be important. 'Only thing (that's) gonna be on display there, he's going to have to show is the necessary arm strength, because that's going to determine, is he Aaron Murray or is he Andy Dalton?' Kiper Jr. said. 'That's what everybody is trying to figure out.' The NFL combine runs from Feb. 23 through March 2 with testing taking place in Lucas Oil Stadium. Quarterbacks and wideouts will workout on Feb. 27. 'If he's Andy Dalton, you're talking about a second round, early-second round type of quarterback. If you're Aaron Murray, you're a later-round quarterback who's now playing in the XFL.' Murray, currently with the Tampa Bay Vipers of the XFL, was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Murray is the SEC's all-time leading passing yardage and passing touchdown leader, played for Mark Richt in Athens from 2010-2013. Kiper, however, has leaned more toward the Dalton comparison, which he first revealed last month during a podcast with fellow draft analyst Todd McShay. 'The easiest (comparison) in this draft is Jake Fromm to (Cincinnati Bengals quarterback) Andy Dalton,' Kiper said. 'From competitiveness, leadership, smarts, size ' Kiper, like Georgia coach Kirby Smart, qualified the drop-off in Fromm's numbers to the loss of UGA's top five pass catchers from the season before, along with other attrition. 'All of (Fromm's) touchdowns were gone,' he said. 'Think about (former UGA players) Riley Ridley, Mecole Hardman, Terry Godwin, Isaac Nauta. 'Then, he also lost Elijah Holyfield who was the No. 2 or 1-A running back with (D'Andre) Swift, who had a big year. And he lost his center as well. You can't take that away with anybody.' Fromm has been working out in Mobile, Ala., at 'QB Country' with his quarterback coach, David Morris, in preparation for the NFL combine. RELATED: AJC exclusive with Jake Fromm, what went into decision Fromm is one of 10 Georgia football players who received an invite to the all-important combine. Players will undergo thorough medical exams in addition to testing out in drill work and meeting with teams. RELATED: The 10 Georgia football players invited to 2020 NFL Combine DawgNation: Georgia in the NFL draft Jake Fromm evaluation, comparison, per former Super Bowl scout ESPN labels Georgia a 'loser' in NFL early entry process Evaluating Andrew Thomas, why he's a first-round lock Eli Wolf, Charlie Woerner, Brian Herrien, Tyrique McGhee shine in all-star games Todd McShay projects Georgia QB Jake Fromm to have first-round talent Closer look at Jake Fromm's decision, factors and faith Mel Kiper Jr.'s mock: Andrew Thomas and D'Andre Swift future teammates The post Jake Fromm 2020 NFL Draft stock hinges on arm strength, per Mel Kiper Jr. appeared first on DawgNation.
  • Prior to this past weekend's Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., Georgia track standout Matthew Boling had only run the 200-meter dash just once in his illustrious track career. So when he ran in the event this past week for the first time in his collegiate career, he naturally set the school record in the event and ran the fourth-fastest time in the event this season at the NCAA level. Boling's 20.66 topped the 20.77 time in the event which had been previously held by Torrin Lawrence, who set the mark back in 2009. Related: Georgia track star Matthew Boling sets school record at Tyson Invitational Boling was named theSEC Track & Field Freshman Of The Week for his efforts. It is the second time this year he's won the award. The postseason begins for Georgia with the SEC Indoor Championships which will be on Feb. 28 and 29. The event will take place in College Station, Texas, which is Boling's home state. Georgia baseball to take on Kennesaw State The Georgia baseball team came away with a sweep of the Richmond Spiders this past weekend, and now sit at No. 5 in the D1Baseball.com poll and No. 7 in the Baseball America rankings. The Bulldogs return to action on Wednesday night when they visit the Kennesaw State Owls. They also enter the contest with a 3-0 record, after picking up wins over Cincinnati, St. John's and Saint Peter's. Georgia will be starting redshirt freshman Garrett Brown, while the Owls will have right-handed pitcher Luke Tolbert throwing. Georgia won both games against Kennesaw State last season. First pitch will be at 6 p.m. The game will be streamed on ESPN3, which you can find by clicking this link. This weekend, the Bulldogs host Santa Clara for a four-game series at home. Men's Golf team takes third in first team tournament of the spring In the first team tournament of the spring season, the Georgia men's golf team finished in third place, behind Georgia Tech and Oklahoma. The Bulldogs finished the tournament 18-under, with Sophomore Trent Phillips finishing a team-best 8-under. He shot a final-round 5-under 66, which was the lowest score of the day. He placed fourth overall in the tournament. Georgia's next tournament takes place from March 1 through 3, as the Bulldogs will play in the Southern Highlands Intercollegiate. More Georgia sports stories from around DawgNation Georgia basketball braces for Auburn team bringing must-win' mentality to sold-out Stegeman Coliseum Georgia football fills a significant need by adding Clemson to 2021 schedule Georgia football schedule in 2021 adds Clemson in neutral site opener Georgia football coach Kirby Smart on playing Clemson in Charlotte: completely new experience' Georgia football podcast: ESPN suggests 2020 could be rebuilding' year for UGA Latest Mel Kiper Jr. 2020 NFL Mock Draft has Andrew Thomas and D'Andre Swift as first round teammates Why George Pickens might be the biggest winner in new Georgia football offense The post Georgia sports roundup: Matthew Boling takes home another award, baseball visits Kennesaw State appeared first on DawgNation.
Football Schedule
Sat, 8/31 Final: UGA 30 - VAN 6
Sat, 9/7 Final: UGA 63 -MURR 17
Sat, 9/14 Final: UGA 55 - ARK 0
Sat, 9/21 Final: UGA 23 - ND 17
Sat, 10/5 Final: UGA 43 - TENN 14
Sat, 10/12 Final: SC 20 - UGA 17
Sat, 10/19 Final: UK 0 - UGA 21
Sat, 11/2 Final: UGA 24 - FLA 17
Sat, 11/9 Final: MIZ 0 - UGA 27
Sat, 11/16 Final: UGA 21 - AUB 14
Sat, 11/23 Final: TA&AM 13 - UGA 19
Sat, 11/30 Final: UGA 52 - GT 7
Sat, 12/7 Final: UGA 10 - LSU 37
ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL Final: UGA 26 - Baylor 14

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  • A court ruled that Florida cannot bar felons who served their time from voting, even if they haven’t paid their fines or court fees. Amendment 4, approved by voters in 2018, allowed nonviolent felons who served their time to regain the right to vote. Lawmakers passed a bill in 2019 that required some of those felons to pay off court fees, fines and restitution before they were able to vote. That law is now being argued in court. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the original ruling by a Tallahassee federal judge that requiring paying all fines and fees first is an unfair poll tax. Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state will immediately ask the entire 11th Circuit to reconsider the ruling. It was not immediately clear whether felons with unpaid fees would be able to vote by the upcoming primaries.
  • Contigo, which produces and markets water bottles for children, is recalling replacement lids for its products because of a choking hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday. The recall involves Contigo Kids Cleanable water bottles and replacement lids that were given to consumers as part of the company’s original recall of the product in August 2019, the CPSC said. Contigo received 427 reports of the spout detaching, including 27 spouts found in children’s mouths, the CPSC said in its release. About 5.7 million bottles sold in the United States, plus 157,000 in Canada and 28,000 in Mexico, were part of the original recall, according to the CPSC. The bottles have a black base and cover over the clear spout and come in three sizes -- 13-ounce, 14-ounce and 20-ounce. Only bottles with the black base and cover are affected. “Contigo identified that the water bottle’s clear silicone spout in some cases may detach from the lid posing a potential choking hazard,” the Chicago-based company said on its website Wednesday. The bottles were available through Costco, Walmart, Target and other stores nationwide and online from April 2018 through Feb. 7, 2020, the CPSC reported. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bottles and the replacement lids provided in the previous recall, the CPSC said. The bottles should be taken away from children, and consumers should contact Contigo for a free water bottle, the agency said in its release. Consumers who received replacement lids in the August 2019 recall should contact Contigo for the new water bottle. For more information, call Contigo at 888-262-0622 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday or click here.
  • Authorities in Missouri have arrested three relatives after an 11-year-old girl gave birth last week in a bathtub at a home in the St. Louis suburbs, according to multiple reports. An adult man and an adult woman have been charged with endangering the welfare of a child in connection to the case. A 17-year-old boy was also arrested on charges of incest, statutory rape and statutory sodomy of a child younger than 12 years old, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and The Associated Press. The birth was discovered after a man brought the newborn to a hospital, claiming the child had been left on his front porch, KSDK reported. Charging documents obtained by the news station showed the infant had a body temperature of 90 degrees and still had an umbilical cord and placenta attached after being brought to the hospital. The man later admitted that he was related to the baby and told authorities he was unaware the 11-year-old girl was pregnant until she gave birth to the child, according to the AP. The man was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, KSDK reported. A judge ordered him held in lieu of a $10,000 cash-only bond. Charging documents said he came to the country illegally and had previously been deported, according to the AP. In a probable cause statement obtained by the Post-Dispatch, authorities said a 17-year-old boy related to the 11-year-old girl admitted to having sexually assaulted the girl about 100 times. After his arrest last week, a judge ordered him held in lieu of a $25,000 bond, according to the newspaper. Authorities made a third arrest in the case Tuesday, charging an adult woman with failing to provide the 11-year-old with medical care as she was giving birth. She was ordered held in lieu of a $10,000 bond, according to the AP.
  • Surveillance video captured an Ohio inmate, who was attempting to escape a jail waiting area through the ceiling last month. Jessica Boomershine, 42, was in the Montgomery County Jail after she and another man were accused of breaking into a house and assaulting an 85-year-old man in Miamisburg, WHIO-TV reported. In the video, Boomershine is seen using a chair to attempt to climb into the ceiling in the jail waiting area. She was awaiting a court appearance Jan. 21. Boomershine comes crashing to the floor, bringing part of the ceiling with her, when several deputies come in to grab her, the video shows. She now faces additional charges of escape and destruction of property, WHIO reported.
  • A man who escaped from a Texas jail Tuesday night was found 40 minutes later at a Dairy Queen restaurant, authorities said. According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the inmate was found with a cellphone shortly before he escaped, KTRK reported. The man was captured at the Dairy Queen within an hour of his escape, the television station reported. The Sheriff’s Office tweeted a photo of deputies leading the man to a squad car, according to KTRK.
  • Date night is supposed to be romantic and fun, a time when work-related concerns are left at home. Saturday night, date night for two off-duty police officers in Kentucky ended when they foiled a robbery at a restaurant chain in Louisville, WDRB reported. The married couple, Chase McKeown and Nicole McKeown, are officers with the Elizabethtown Police Department. They were eating dinner at Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, their favorite fried chicken restaurant, around 10 p.m. when a masked man walked up to the counter, showed a gun and demanded money, the Courier-Journal reported. According to an arrest report, the man was identified as Justin Carter, 30, WDRB reported. When Carter flashed the gun, the couple, who had been married for just six months, sprang into action. “I think we kind of both saw him at the same time,” Nicole McKeown told WDRB. “I looked at (my husband) and said, ‘That’s kind of odd.’” “I saw (the employee’s) hands go up like this and I’m like, ‘Is he doing what I think he’s doing?’” Nicole McKeown said at a news conference Tuesday. “And he’s like, ‘Yeah.’” Video footage shows the McKeowns getting up from their table, drawing their weapons and chasing Carter, the Courier-Journal reported. Carter basically chickened out, rushing from the restaurant as the two officers gave chase. The couple held Carter at gunpoint a few blocks away from the restaurant until Louisville police arrived and arrested him, WDRB reported. Carter was charged with first-degree robbery, receiving a stolen firearm and possessing a handgun as a convicted felon, according to court records. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges, the television station reported. The officers were in the right place at the right time, thanks to a date night. “At our church, we’ve been focusing on marriage,” Chase McKeown told WDRB, adding that his church emphasizes having a “date night” once a week. “It is my belief that if not for the heroic actions of these two officers the perpetrator’s actions inside the business would have escalated. They acted honorable and heroically,” Deputy Dan Mason, of the Louisville Metro Police Department’s robbery unit, told CNN. In addition to being heroes, the McKeowns gained an added benefit. They ate at the restaurant on their wedding night, the Courier-Journal reported. Restaurant officials said the couple would receive free chicken dinners for the next year. Winner, winner, chicken dinners. “Detective Chase and Officer Nicole McKeown, we know your date night got cut short, so we’ve got your Cane’s covered for the next year,” Raising Cane’s officials said Wednesday morning. “Thanks for protecting our customers and crew.”