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Heath: Ex-UAB player finds home at Georgia Southern

...an emergency center when the Blazers lost their center to injury last season.He was listed as "athlete" during his recruitment to UAB. "Athlete" is usually a term given to a quarterback who is seen as a defensive back or wide receiver at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-25/heath-ex-uab-player-finds
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks' death mourned by sports world and beyond

...he was the spirit of the game.His teammates loved him, and his list of admirers included President Obama to Pearl Jam to athletes from all over the sports world.And they all got the same person, all the time."Ernie was exactly what you saw," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-24/mr-cub-ernie-banks-death
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
From baller to small business owners: NFL players find second careers as entrepreneurs

...specifically designed to help retired athletes navigate the obstacles of entrepreneurship...Joccupation.com, a social media site for athletes, since a hamstring injury sidelined...Joccupation an online community where athletes can share their experiences with each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/baller-small-business-owne
Rafael Nadal isn't big fan of sleep, math

...asked to twirl after winning a match, and some dismissed the debate, saying they didn't feel sorry for a highly-paid athlete being asked to twirl.Billie Jean King added to the chorus of criticism."This is truly sexist," tweeted King, an 11-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-23/rafael-nadal-isnt-bi
Rakeem Christmas lighting it up for Syracuse

...players still in the running for the Wooden Award.Sort of a shame for a player who exemplifies the true meaning of student-athlete. Christmas already has completed his undergraduate degree and is taking graduate courses.Boeheim can only shake his head...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-21/rakeem-christmas-lighting
Boston organizers unveil plans for 2024 Olympics

...committee, said the goal is to leave a legacy not just for the athletes, but for the city as a whole."It's really about envisioning...AROUNDTwenty-eight of 33 proposed venues would be within 6.2 miles of the athletes' village, which is planned for the waterfront campus of UMass-Boston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-01-21/boston-organizers-unveil
UGA's mark Richt receives contract extension, raise

...Richt said in a statement. "Our staff has an outstanding work ethic and we are committed to the development of our student-athletes on and off the field."The change to Richt's contract comes 22 days after Georgia ended its season with a 37-14 Belk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-21/ugas-mark-richt-receives-con
Make the right call

...time.Even more important than all that money and prestige, however, is the fact that millions of people look up to star athletes like Tom Brady ? in particular, ultra-impressionable young boys and girls. Does the NFL want to bend down and look into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-23/make-right-call
Mo'ne Davis named AP's Female Athlete of the Year

...sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August.That's when 13-year-old Mo'ne...directors selected Davis as The As so ci a ted Press 2014 Female Athlete of the Year. The youngest winner in history, Davis beat out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-29/mone-davis-named-aps-fem