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Only once in school did I fake the in-crowd attire

One of my grandsons is enamored with shoes. Well, athletic shoes, anyway. Those fancy ones named after basketball players and costing more than I have ever paid for foot protection.The thing is, his shoes are so beloved and costly that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-18/only-once-school-did-i-fake-c
Notre Dame fends off North Carolina

...Tyndall said Chiles aggravated the injury in practice last week. OBITUARY: Jack Parr, the two-time All-America basketball player who helped Kansas State to a pair of conference titles and the 1958 Final Four, died Sunday at his home in Lindsborg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-05/notre-dame-fends-north-ca
No. 1 Kentucky won't relax much during 9-day break

Top-ranked Kentucky basketball players' euphoria over beating No. 4 Louisville had barely set in before they faced the obvious question of how far they can go.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-28/no-1-kentucky-wont-relax-
Stephon Marbury's second act is success in China

...erected a statue of him in front of its arena.Marbury has capitalized on the opportunities China offers to foreign basketball players and other athletes capable of adjusting to the considerable cultural, linguistic and culinary challenges of life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-25/stephon-marburys-second-act-s
Kentucky starter Alex Poythress out for season after tearing ACL

A somber hush hovered over Kentucky basketball players Friday, replacing the jovial atmosphere that usually exudes from this group of Wildcats.They were just coming to grips with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-12/kentucky-starter-alex-poy
Josey players still affected by Sheppard's death

...a daily reminder of how precious life can be for coach Justin Durham's team."C.J. was so much more than a basketball player, so for us to only honor his legacy on the court would be unfair," said Durham, who won't reassign Sheppard's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-13/josey-players-still-affected
Shaq joins LSU coach, 6 others in college hoops hall

...How are you doing?'"One letter was my favorite letter," O'Neal recalled. " 'Even if you never become a basketball player, I want to offer you a scholarship to LSU.' "O'Neal won two national player of the year awards, averaged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-23/shaq-joins-lsu-coach-6-ot
Overtime

...71-66?137.Frank Esposito is next at 71-68?139. CollegesWestside's Ware to stay a PatriotWestside girls basketball player Marian Ware signed with Peach Belt Conference school Francis Marion in Florence, S.C.Both school's nicknames...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-19/overtime
GRU Jaguars looking to build off last season

...Metress said. "(Fields) brings us some really good athleticism around the basket. Keith's just a good basketball player, offensively and defensively. He just brings a lot to the table."Georgia Regents showed it has plenty of firepower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2014-11-12/gru-jaguars-looking-b
Rants & Raves

...for Syrians is going to ISIS fighters! RAVES TO THE IRONMAN competition. True athletes. Sorry, football and basketball players. You couldn't handle it. RANT TO KROGER on Wrightsboro Road. One-third of your shopping carts are hanging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-03/rants-raves