Ironman 70.3 | The Augusta Chronicle

...39. Nina Kraft of Cermont, Fla., won the women's division with a time of 4:30:22. She was the lone professional athlete in the entire field. See the pictures and read the message of support posted on Twitter and Instagram about the competition...

Court strikes down decision to pay college athletes

...believe supports their contention that the athletes are students and not professionals...Wednesday that the NCAA's use of college athletes' names, images and likenesses in video...schools to make deferred cash payments to athletes of up to $5,000 per year."The difference...

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...

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...

South Aiken High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...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

Michaux: Missouri football team set precedent that no doubt will be followed

...late Saturday night, the "athletes of color" on the 4-5...activist and the student-athletes who made the movement go viral...Obviously being a student-athlete is a lot different than...heart-warming," he said. "Athletes are kept in this bubble where...

SC teachers in grade-change probe

...administrative leave after being accused of tampering with a student-athlete's grades. WCIV-TV reports that Acting Berkeley County...directed a guidance counselor at the school to change a student-athlete's grades from "failure due to absences" to passing grades...

Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers set to meet in matchup of unbeaten Broncos, Packers

At some point in every great athlete's career, he or she must deal with the reality that the best days are in the past.Peyton Manning has reached that point...

Russia launches investigation into doping

...prospect of Russia's track and field athletes being denied participation in next year's...Russia - a first step toward excluding its athletes from next year's Olympic - following...positive doping tests, extorting money from athletes and destroying 1,417 samples.The...

Special Olympics event at Warren Road Community Center lights up faces of participants

...Special Olympics qualifier.Most of the athletes are from schools in the 12-county Area...not participating came to cheer on the athletes. They cheered and waved pom-poms each...Area 9 Coor dinator, said most of the athletes had been practicing for the competition...