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Mike Minor: Braves bounceback candidate

...with two runs on three hits with seven strikeouts against the Athletics the next time out, resulting in two of his better season...The next start, Aug. 17 against a top 5 offense in the Athletics, Minor threw 41 two-seamers to 26 four-seamers. He added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-16/mike-minor-b
Athletics continue to deal, unloading Jeff Samardzija

...Right-hander Jeff Samardzija has been traded from Oakland to the Chicago White Sox, the third major player dealt by the Athletics during an offseason roster purge.Right-hander Michael Ynoa also was sent to the White Sox in Tuesday's deal. Oakland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-09/athletics-continue-deal-
NCAA extends penalties for Georgia swim coach Jack Bauerle

...Christopher, chief hearing officer and athletics director at Xavier, said Kalisz received...continued it through April 2015. Georgia athletics director Greg McGarity said.Georgia...Christopher, chief hearing officer and athletics director at Xavier University; Thomas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-16/ncaa-extends-penalties-ge
Mascots for 2016 Games honor Brazilian musicians

...Olympic-branded products. MORNING FINALS: At least one gold medal in athletics will be at stake during every morning session in 2016.The...morning will also ensure that we receive maximum visibility for athletics at the Olympic Games across all time zones."There are 13...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/mascots-2016-games-honor
Greenbrier's Wolfpack get motivated by guest speaker Brian Cain

...on a bigger stage."I think he's the best in the bus iness in the mental game," Black said. "And it's not just in athletics, it's in the classroom, it's how they carry themselves every day in their lives. These are life skills the kids are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-12-16/greenbriers-wolfpack-
Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

...bid is expected to include many of the venues used for the 1960 Games ? notably the Foro Italico complex that includes the athletics and football stadium, plus swimming, diving and tennis facilities.The 2024 host will be chosen by the International Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/rome-considering-bid-202
Indians acquire ex-GreenJacket Brandon Moss from Athletics

...the works for weeks on Monday by acquiring Moss, a first baseman/outfielder and All-Star last season, from the Oakland Athletics for minor league infielder Joey Wendle.The 31-year-old Moss, a former Augusta GreenJacket, batted .234 with 25 homers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/indians-acquire-ex-green
First bills filed for Ga. legislature range from pot to sexual abuse to college athletics

ATLANTA -- Marijuana, horse racing, driving with cellphones, child sexual abuse, the minimum wage and college athletics are some of the topics of pre-filed legislation so far.With campaigns concluded, Georgia lawmakers are filing bills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-04/first-bills-filed-ga-leg
New Brave Nick Markakis to receive big signing bonus

...starts for the Cubs before he was traded to Oakland with pitcher Jeff Samardzija. He went 2-6 with a 4.26 ERA for the Athletics.PIRATES: Left-handed pitcher Francisco Liriano and Pittsburgh have finalized a $39 million, three-year deal.Liriano...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-12/new-brave-nick-markakis-
Pitcher Jon Lester's decision on team could come Tuesday

...All-Star.In the first swap of the four-day session, the Athletics sent first baseman-outfielder Brandon Moss to Cleveland...Buster Olney said Lester's choice is expected by Tuesday.Athletics general manager Billy Beane is watching the bidding without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/pitcher-jon-lesters-deci