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Airport mascot memorializing bird dog attempts journey across US, 10 countries

...given by her handler, Tina Rhodes.During her tenure, Mayday recovered from a snake bite and surgery to remove a benign tumor from her leg. Mayday retired in December 2010 at age 14 and died in October 2011.Children in grades one through eight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-16/airport-mascot-memorializing-
Center speeds voice textbook access

...computer, which uses speech-output software, can read the words to him. He has been blind since age 13, when a benign tumor on the right side of his brain caused permanent damage to his optic nerve.Thanks to the Georgia Tech-based Alternative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-10-31/center-speeds-voice-textb
Education | Metro
Overtime

...stories in the NFL when he was drafted in 1998, is recovering from brain surgery in California after doctors removed a benign tumor.SoccerHead of CONCACAF tries to fire BlazerCONCACAF reacted swiftly after its acting president tried to fire FIFA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-05-31/overtime
Overtime

...shortstop on Clemson's 2006 College World Series baseball team, has left the team. Widmann had been diagnosed with a benign tumor in the C-3 vertebra of his neck. Coach Jack Leggett said continuing health problems kept him from bouncing back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/06/oth_513739.shtml
Other sports
Woods had endured knee pain for years

...be able to go, it is frustrating." Woods first had surgery on his left knee while at Stanford in 1994 to remove a benign tumor. He had surgery after the 2002 season to drain fluid and remove cysts. "When I had my cyst removed from my ACL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/01/gol_464109.shtml
Golf
Woods to miss four to six weeks due to surgery

...Masters on Sunday for the second year in a row, has had surgery on the same knee twice before, in 1994 to remove a benign tumor and in 2002 for an injury. The surgery was performed by Thomas D. Rosenberg of the HealthSouth Surgery Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/16/gol_195252.shtml
Golf
Barnes gives Westside a spark

...suffering a seizure. In September 2005, she underwent two brain surgeries -- the first to remove a baseball-size benign tumor -- and spent the following years trying to battle back."It took awhile for it to hit me, until the funeral. Then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2010-04-17/barnes-gives-westside
High school | Sports | Hephzibah High School | Westside High School
Westside community rallies for Barneses

...scan revealed a mass on her brain about the size of a baseball. Sissy, 47, had an operation Sept. 6 to remove the benign tumor, which doctors believe had been there for 5 to 10 years, and everything seemed to go well. "I go in and see her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/14/hig_12117.shtml
High school | Greenbrier High School | Westside High School
Ailing girl finds friend in restaurant manager

...Casey Martin, who sued for the right to use a golf cart on the PGA Tour. The disorder has left Baylie with a fleshy benign tumor that stretches from her knee up her thigh and across her hip and buttocks. The skin is so weak it frequently bursts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/03/met_454956.shtml
Metro
Family's battle is inspired by golfer

...problem called Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome, the same disorder as Mr. Martin. The disorder has left her with a fleshy benign tumor that stretches from her knee up her thigh and across her hip and buttocks. The skin there is so weak it frequently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/07/met_449583.shtml
Metro | Augusta National Golf Club