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Minnesota's Maya Moore earns first WNBA MVP award

...the hard work that I've put in," Moore said. "I think of all the people who have helped me in my journey as a basketball player. They should be recognized with this award. It means so much to have the respect of the people who watch the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-21/minnesotas-maya-moore-earns-first
Legal experts say challenging cap limit might be NCAA's best bet

...should be allowed to put up to $5,000 per year of competition into a trust fund for football players and men's basketball players, money that could be collected once they are finished with school.Legal experts question how she reached that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-18/legal-experts-say-challen
Coach K, US team pay visit to West Point

...place and you just feel, you feel good about being an American, and you feel a little bit more proud of being a USA basketball player or coach," he said, "and that's what we wanted our guys to get today."It seems they did."For sure, it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-18/coach-k-us-team-pay-visit-wes
Mark Emmert says NCAA will appeal antitrust ruling

...was the only way to run college sports. Wilken wrote that football players in FBS schools and Division I men's basketball players must be allowed to receive at least $5,000 a year for rights to their names, images and likenesses, money that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-10/mark-emmert-says-ncaa-wil
Selina Kohn is Paine College's first female athletic director

...Dyson-Brown, a former standout volleyball and women's basketball player at Paine. "It was definitely the move that needed...Team.She is married to Ben Kohn, a former Paine basketball player. They have three sons: Marcus (8), Christopher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2014-08-15/selina-kohn
Georgia might lean on newcomers Jeb Blazevich, Joe Ledbetter at tight end

...coveted high school recruit with offers from virtually every football power in the South, the other a Division II basketball player interested in trying a different game.These days, Jeb Blazevich and Joe Ledbetter aren't all that different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-15/georgia-might-lean-newcom
Pacers expect Paul George to make full recovery

...here in the Carolinas," Hornets COO Fred Whitfield said Tuesday. "This is a chance for us to host the greatest basketball players in the world on not a national, but a global stage."Whitfield estimates eight to 10 other cities will apply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-12/pacers-expect-paul-george-mak
Autonomy for Big Five spells end to status quo

...scholarships for the use of their likenesses in television and video games.So in the coming years, star football and basketball players could not only be receiving up to $5,000 per year in cost-of-living stipends but could net a $20,000 payday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-09/autonomy-big-five-spells-
Federal judge rules against NCAA in Ed O'Bannon antitrust case

A federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-08/federal-judge-rules-again
Transcript of Ray Guy's Hall of Fame Speech

...college I played other positions as well. I was a good athlete and could have been a Major League pitcher or an NBA basketball player, but I knew God had something special for me. And eventually one sport would stand out beyond the rest, and it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-02/transcript-ray-guys-hall-fame