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Sam among veterans considering spot in NFL during combine

TEMPE, Ariz. - The strain and sweat on their faces showed just how much one more chance in the NFL means to Michael Sam and 104 others.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-22/sam-among-veterans-eyeing-spo
Chicago Bears will stay with Jay Cutler at QB

Twenty-one days after the Chicago Bears were noncommittal about the future of Jay Cutler, they announced they're moving forward with him as the starting quarterback.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-11/chicago-bears-will-stay-jay-c
Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

NEW YORK - The Nielsen company admitted to errors dating back to March in its measurement of television viewing.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-12/nielsen-admits-errors-tv-m
Cheech & Chong's humor still smokin' with audiences

The humor might seem at first glance no longer edgy, but the hilarity of Cheech & Chong's classic sketches is coming to Augusta. Their Up In Smoke Tour with the band War will stop at Bell Auditorium on Sept. 18.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-10/cheech-chongs-humor-s
Michaux: Ryder Cup is hard to beat for intensity

Even in another U.S. defeat, the Ryder Cup never fails to deliver.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-30/ryder-cup-hard-beat-intensit
Paralympian's next goal is big win on dance floor

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - American snowboarder Amy Purdy Purdy earned an Olympic bronze medal in the inaugural event at the Sochi Paralympics on Friday. Now she's gearing up to win a sparkly mirror-ball trophy, making her debut as the first double-amputee to take part in ABC's Dancing With the Stars.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-14/paralympians-next-goal-b
NCAA won't budge on paying college athletes

MILWAUKEE - The structure of the NCAA could look very different by this time next year. What won't change, however, is the amateur status of the players.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-09-16/ncaa-wont-budge-paying-co
Rocky Evans' book serves up tales of hunting humor

If you love gun dogs, the characters you meet at hunting camp and the phrase "tastes like chicken," you might enjoy a new book by Augusta resident and lifelong outdoorsman Rocky Evans.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2013-06-01/rocky-evans-bo
Rants & Raves

BOO TO THE GARBAGE service that did not tell us that we must walk our trash to the end of the road (we had been getting it picked up along the drive since it started) when the change took place. We now have two weeks worth of trash and have to wait until Friday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-25/rants-raves
Political robo-calls aren't over yet

Charlie Williams says my Tuesday's comments about the end of political phone calls with Election Day was premature.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-22/political-robo-calls-arent-ov