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Georgia expects to use two quarterbacks in the season opener

...of dollars in stipends to scholarship athletes in all 16 sports beginning next year...scholarship."This is not our student-athlete coming in and picking up a paycheck because...costs while they're here as a student-athlete for North Dakota State." UCLA: Freshman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-27/georgia-expects-use-two-q
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins changed game with his dunks

...Florida, growing up impoverished with dreams of giving his mother and grandmother better lives."A great man, entertainer, athlete and ferocious dunker," former NBA guard Kevin Johnson wrote on Twitter. "He will be missed but not forgotten."Injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-27/ex-nba-star-darryl-dawkins-ch
Rants & Raves

...one wants to live in our county, and I can see why. AT LEAST THIS does show us that the Northwestern University scholarship athletes know they're not really students. RANT TO SOME of the teachers at Lewiston Elementary who never update their Web sites...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-28/rants-raves-0
Rants & Raves

...HASN'T ANYONE EVER tried to remove the most racist part of history in Augusta ? The old slave market pillar? IF COLLEGE ATHLETES on scholarship are employees of the school, then so are students who are on scholarships and who study history, science...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-28/rants-raves
Tiger Woods | The Masters

...eighth hole, it quickly turned into vintage Tiger at Augusta. Athletes on tour amazing to Tiger Posted: 04/09...unprecedented success as a golfer. He has become the richest athlete in history. Singh, Woods stand alone as multiple winners...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Tiger_Woods.shtml
Ruling to allow athletes to unionize is thrown out by the National Labor Relations Board

...fighting lawsuits from former athletes over everything from head injuries...trying to improve the lot of athletes."This ruling allows us to...make progress for the college athlete without risking the instability...add player stipends to help athletes defray some of their expenses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-17/ruling-allow-athletes-uni
Legal showdown looms over NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes

...longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they're professionals.A federal...lawsuits by current and former college athletes seeking to abolish the NCAA's prohibition...represented labor unions for professional athletes. "That's perfectly lawful, but you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-22/legal-showdown-looms-over
South Aiken High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...in the 2013 Best & Brightest Awards. South Aiken's Andrew Faulkner will likely be the top draft pick among Augusta-area athletes today when Major League Baseball conducts rounds 2 through 30 of the draft. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/aiken-county-board-e
Around the block

...More than 1,600 volunteers will be needed to perform a variety of tasks, from athlete registration to bike check-in to finish-line support and athlete hospitality.Local nonprofits are encouraged to volunteer as a group of 20 or more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-08-25/around-block
Butler counting on experienced core to compete for playoff spot

...this year is to just have a fun-filled season with the student athlete, on and off the field, and just to see Butler grow," he said. "We have great kids, great student athletes. We want the kids excited about not only athletics, but the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-08-25/butler-count