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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

...CHICAGO - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement...pay for thousands of current and former athletes to undergo testing to determine whether...who suffered brain trauma. Instead, athletes can sue individually for damages; the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/ncaa-settles-head-injury-
Concussion deal a big win for NCAA

...Huma, the head of the College Athletes Players Association. "It...get their payday, even if athletes get little more than some tests...hasn't been player safety or athlete rights. Rather, it's been...representing 65 schools to give athletes benefits of their choosing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/dahlberg-concussion-deal-
NFL sends wrong message with Ray Rice punishment

...player on a roster would be a "distraction" in the locker room.But coaches, players and fans never seem to hold it against athletes who would willingly strike a woman. Rice was heartily cheered by Ravens fans during open training camp practices Tuesday...

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Sports | The Augusta Chronicle

...Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. CHICAGO - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major...

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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...

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Rio's polluted bay is under fire by sailors

...the venue will make good television. The conditions for the athletes? That's another story."A few days ago, one of the sailors...But he added he was "not afraid for the health of any of the athletes. It's going to be fine."A series of stopgap remedies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-28/rios-polluted-bay-under-
Northwestern coach 'proud of the maturity' his team showed in fight to form union

...of attention at Big Ten Media Day, with former quarterback Kain Colter leading the push to form the first union for college athletes."As I look back and reflect upon the experiences that our young men went through and our entire football program went through...

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Braves greats take place in Hall of Fame

...Series, pitching one-hit ball over eight innings in a 1-0 win over Cleveland. And the slender lefty was one of those rare athletes, drafted by the Braves and the Los Angeles Kings, of the NHL."I had a difficult choice to make, and as a left-handed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-27/braves-greats-take-place
Former Georgia track star Torrin Lawrence dies in accident

...with pride and passion, and had an incredible future ahead of him. We join those who will miss him deeply."Several track athletes took to Twitter to express their condolences:? Sprinter Allyson Felix: "Sad to hear about the passing of Torrin Lawrence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-28/former-georgia-track-star
U.S. Olympic Committee will pay price if a U.S. city lands the 2024 Olympics

...for between 20 and 30 percent of its revenues ($168 million last year) - a good portion of which is used to fund Olympic athletes.In the bid for 2012, the USOC didn't put a signature on the JMPA with New York until the night before the voting. Chicago's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-28/us-olympic-committee-wil