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Area football coaches, players meet and mingle at preseason dinner

...everybody," North Augusta first-year coach Brian Thomas said.For Georgia High School...everybody back," first-year Lakeside coach Steve Hibbitts said.The night's guest...Georgia-South Carolina matchup. Hibbitts will coach Georgia and Jeremy West, of South Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-07-24/area-footbal
Marshawn Lynch is a no-show for Seattle training camp

...Wash. - Marshawn Lynch was absent as expected when the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks began training camp.Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Friday he was disappointed Lynch was not present.Carroll reiterated the team wants Lynch there and still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-25/marshawn-lynch-no-show-seattl
Clemson counts days to South Carolina game

...It's a high priority," Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said this week at the Atlantic...sound bites."I have great respect for coach Spurrier, but we're just from different...Gamecocks while he still held the interim head coach tag. Even the Tigers' unprecedented consecutive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-07-24/clemson-counts-day-south-
SEC is quickest path to the NFL

...We do lead college football in three-and-outs," Tigers coach Les Miles said.It's not a distinction coaches particularly...recruit a lot of good players in this league," said Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, who played 14 freshmen last season.Former LSU...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-25/sec-quickest-path-nfl
Boxers adjusting slowly to fighting without headgear after rule is changed

...affects both fighters the same way."His coach, Albert Matito, said they've trained without...Hawkins, of Belfast, Northern Ireland, coach of the four-man Mozambique team...These kids don't."But Paul Johnston, coach of the Northern Ireland team, said he's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-25/boxers-adjusting-slo
Overtime

...High for the 2014-15 season."John is a very talented player who will have a chance to play immediately for us," Jaguars coach Jack O'Keefe said.Yi led Walton to its region tournament title, taking medalist honors with 69. Women's College BasketballGeorgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-24/overtime
Clemson's Charone Peake suffers setback

...training camp that starts Aug. 1.Peake missed the last 11 games of the season a year ago with a torn knee ligament.Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Peake's ACL was fine and he expected the junior receiver to play when the Tigers open at Georgia on August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-25/clemsons-charone-peake-su
Falcons have 'sense of urgency' as training camp opens

...won't happen again."I'd like to see the intensity level from day one be much higher than what it's been in the past," coach Mike Smith said. "I think everybody understands there's a sense of urgency in what we want to accomplish."Heeding that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-25/falcons-have-sense-urgency-tr
Steelers put contract extension talks with Ben Roethlisberger on hold

...to secure a murder conviction. Titans: Coach Ken Whisenhunt sees no need for patience...Friday for training camp with their new coach, and Whisenhunt says he knows fans want...three games by a field goal or less before coach Mike Munchak was fired.Six losses came...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-25/steelers-put-contract-extensi
Pulled over by the Thought Police

...Americans in a new poll say America is more divided than it was four years ago.Here's one reason.Beloved former pro football coach Tony Dungy, a gentleman if there ever was one, has been absolutely pilloried this week for admitting in an interview that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-26/pulled-over-thought-p