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FIFA suspends Nigeria from international play

...said.Nigeria advanced from its group for the first time since the 1998 World Cup, but lost 2-0 to France in the round of 16. Before that game, players rebelled against the federation after not receiving their money for reaching the knockout stage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-09/fifa-suspends-nigeri
More arrests made in Agerton Lane shooting

...John's Gourmet Sandwiches on Agerton Lane.Richmond County sheriff's officials said today two juvenile boys, ages 14 and 16, also have been charged in connection with the crime. Police already had charged three people in the shooting that left Tyrese...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-08/more-arrests-made-satu
Two Miami Hurricanes players arrested on sex charges dismissed from team

...its athletic hall of fame.The former Trojans coach is one of 16 people who have been named to the hall's 11th class. They will...Mahone indefinitely from all football-related activities on June 16.Mahone, who started his career at Notre Dame as a running back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-08/two-miami-hurricanes-play
San Francisco, Berkeley try to become first US cities to impose soda tax

...size of sugary drinks sold in restaurants and other venues at 16 ounces. The move was shot down after legal challenges spearheaded...reasonable size. Right now, a small drink in many places is 16 ounces. At McDonald's, that translates to 39 grams of sugar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-08/san-francisco-berkeley-try
Ga. energy use up; individual use drops

...and the recession that started in 2008," the report's authors wrote.That decline in personal energy usage resulted in a 16 percent improvement in what the report calls Georgia's "economic energy intensity" or the number of Btus required to produce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-09/ga-energy-use-individual-u
Charlie H. Castillo wants to withdraw guilty plea after admitting role in prostituting teen in Augusta

...service.At the January hearing, however, FBI Special Agent Charles McKee testified that Castillo developed a script for a 16-year-old girl to use when she went on "dates." There is no question she was to engage in sex, McKee testified.The judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-08/charlie-h-castillo-wan
Gene discovery holds promise for heart disease treatment

...a gene called APOC3 had a 39 percent lower level of triglycerides, a 22 percent higher level of "good" cholesterol, and a 16 percent lower level of "bad" cholesterol. Patients who had a modified APOC3 gene also had a 40 percent lower risk of heart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-09/gene-discovery-holds-promise
Defending champ Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France

...still wasn't enough to stop many riders from tumbling.The withdrawal of the pre-race favorite left the Tour wide open with 16 stages still left.Overall leader Vincenzo Nibali of Italy wasted little time in speeding ahead, notably after he saw that his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-09/defending-champ-chri
Some big names haven't made the Sprint Cup Championship yet

...Stewart, Marcos Ambrose, Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, AJ Allmendinger and Martin Truex Jr. would be out.Eight of Kahne's 16 career wins have come on one of the eight remaining tracks."Really where we are at right now, as a team, we need to show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-09/some-big-names-havent-made
NASCAR has no answers for Kyle Busch's trucks domination

...an early finish to the race.Earnhardt felt obliged not to find a safer place in traffic, and that put him in the middle of a 16-car crash less than 50 miles into the race."I started to consider getting out of that pack" he said. "And then I thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-09/nascar-has-no-answers-kyle