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Conditions 'very tricky' on Day 1 at Honda Classic

...Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy's first shot was a 2-iron out of play.A relentless wind with gusts that approached 35 mph provided a rude welcome to just about everyone Thursday at the Honda Classic except for Jim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-26/conditions-very-tricky-day-1
Phone scams claiming missed jury duty defraud individuals

...Two Richmond County residents were victims of a phone scam this week that defrauds people by...duty.An 82-year-old Augusta woman and a 64-year-old Hephzibah woman received phone calls from a man impersonating a Richmond County sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-26/phone-scams-claiming-m
Sport's most accomplished female fighter faces unbeaten foe in UFC 184

LOS ANGELES - By many measures, a historic event will happen when Ronda Rousey...mixed martial artists are facing off for a UFC title belt for just the third time in...test of her career in Zingano (9-0), a formidable contender finally getting a long-delayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-26/sports-most-accomplished-female-f
University had "great year," officials said

...increasing financial pressures, University Hospital had a "great year," officials said.University ended 2014...nearly $6 million in income from operations compared to a loss of $4.4 million a year ago, a more than $10 million turnaround, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-26/university-had-great-year-of
Automakers hire rocket firm to probe air bag problems

...bags explode with too much force, has hired a Virginia rocket science company to investigate...The companies also named David Kelly, a former acting administrator of the National...injured due to the problems, which surfaced a decade ago.So far, about 17 million cars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/automakers-hire-rocket-fir
Georgia Regents rolls to 11th win in a row, pounds USC Aiken

Keshun Sherrill and his teammates were determined not to have a repeat of last season.A year ago, Georgia Regents blew an 18-point lead in the second half in a home loss to USC Aiken. This time around, the Jaguars were ready.Sherrill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2015-02-25/georgia-regents-rolls
Florida State's Xavier Rathan-Mayes 'locked into a zone' during wild scoring outburst

...and "Pistol" Pete Maravich.They're on a short list of players to get into such an...memorable scoring outbursts.Rathan-Mayes, a little-known freshman guard from Canada...Wednesday's failed comeback at Miami."It was a crazy feeling just to be locked into a zone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-26/florida-states-xavier-rat
SIAC champion Paine looking to close regular season with a win

...of two SIAC teams to defeat the Lions in February, rallying from a 10-point deficit in the final 3:27 for a one-point victory.Paine (21-5 overall, 16-2 SIAC) needs a win over Morehouse for several reasons. The Lions are trying to go 10-0...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2015-02-25/siac-champi
No charges for Savannah officer who shot handcuffed man

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A police officer who fatally shot a handcuffed man won't face criminal charges after a grand jury concluded Wednes day that the man was armed with a handgun that police missed while patting him down.The grand jury heard from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-25/no-charges-savannah-of
Shell casings found in Hernandez's car were fired from same gun, officer says

FALL RIVER, Mass. - A shell casing found in a car rented by ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and at the scene of a killing near his home were fired from the same weapon, a state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-25/shell-casings-found-hernandez