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Do Georgia colleges need so many sports?

...year when Kennesaw State University was seeking to launch football and Savannah State University wanted to move up to Division I.When the board approved both requests, it also revised its policy to one of greater oversight in the 30 programs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-23/do-ga-colleges-need-so-ma
Big Five expected to get way in voting

...without the approval of the rest of Division I schools.The autonomy proposal is...four years. Schools in the other 27 Division I conferences can try to do some of...overridden by about half of the 355 Division I schools.Q: Will other conferences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-06/big-five-expected-get-way
High school football begins tonight for many Augusta-area teams

...most wins?? Much attention is focused on five-star recruit Rashad Roundtree of Lakeside, but he's not the only Division I talent in the area. South Aiken's Rasool Clemons committed to Virginia, while Augusta Christian's Zach Giella is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-21/high-school-
The Aiken-Augusta Swim League is pipeline to college for swimmers

...comfortable in. The league also helps prepare him for Division-I swimming shape."I don't practice with Greenbrier...sixth grade I've wanted to swim at the collegiate Division-I level. ASL teaches you dedication and hard work, two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-21/aiken-augusta-swim-l
New football helmets hope to make a dent in reducing concussions

...a particular concussion, it's a little difficult."Riddell spokeswoman Erin Griffin said more than half of NCAA Division I programs are using the SpeedFlex. She said some programs - like Arkansas - have taken an aggressive approach to using...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-21/new-football-helmets-hope
Greater Augusta Bulldog Club honors former basketball coach Hugh Durham

...elevated our program."Durham finished his career with a 634-430 record, retiring with the 25th most victories of any Division I coach. He went 230-95 in 12 seasons at Florida State, while amassing a 298-216 record in 17 seasons at Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-19/greater-augusta-bulldog-c
College career over for Georgia fullback Merritt Hall

...the job. ARIZONA STATE: Offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.A fifth-year senior, Sarafin told Phoenix-based Compete, a magazine for gay sports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-13/college-career-over-georg
Mark Emmert says NCAA will appeal antitrust ruling

...its model of amateurism 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-10/mark-emmert-says-ncaa-wil
Black, Smith promoted to San Jose

...getting thrown into a potential playoff hunt. San Jose is five games back of Stockton in the California League's North Division. "I've been fortunate to stay healthy the whole season and put up good enough numbers to get in games that matter now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-08-21/black-smith-
Lakeside long snapper Connor Kubala commits to Coastal Carolina

...offer to play football in college was a snap.Kubala, Lakeside High School's long snapper, verbally committed to Division I Coastal Carolina on Monday after receiving an offer from the Chanticleers.Long snapping will be his sole responsibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-07-24/lakeside-long-snapper