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Falcons keep same approach on final day of NFL Draft

...contributors to this team."Entering the first round, the team sorely needed a talented pass rusher to develop into an elite player, and Clemson's Vic Beasley, the No. 8 overall pick, fits the mold Quinn wants.Louisiana State cornerback Jalen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-02/falcons-keep-same-approach-fi
Hawks taking Nets seriously in first round

...Atlanta, where he was always viewed as a guy who never quite fulfilled his potential by becoming one of the NBA's elite players. The trade that sent him to the Nets is considered the key move in the overhauling of the Hawks' roster.NO THABO...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-18/hawks-taking-nets-seriously-f
Ex-major league star Darryl Strawberry takes to the pulpit

...now."Strawberry is more known for his personal failings than the stats that shaped him into one of the game's elite players of the 1980s. He was a cocaine addict, and arrested for crimes ranging from soliciting a prostitute to domestic violence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-08/ex-major-league-star-dar
Dustin Johnson ready to move on, with a focus still on the past

...should not be forgotten as Johnson, fresh off another World Golf Championship title that renewed his credentials as an elite player, tries to move forward even as there are lingering questions about his past.And those questions linger in part because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-09/dustin-johnson-ready-move-fo
Players begin European Tour season looking to unseat No. 1 Rory McIlroy

...felt good to be out there," Woods said.The real test is today in the first round of an unofficial event with 18 elite players from the top 50 in the world.Woods has slipped to No. 24 in the world.He never lost his ranking as golf's biggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-12-03/players-begin-european-tour-
LPGA Tour event to determine top country in Maryland

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The inaugural International Crown is unique for what it isn't.Thirty-two elite players from eight countries will compete at Caves Valley Golf Club to determine which nation has the best women's players in the world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-23/lpga-tour-event-determine-to
Page: Georgia's Gurley has heart of champion

...secondary that doesn't look anywhere close to finding its way, the Bulldogs are a good (not great) team with one elite player.If Georgia is going to win the SEC, make the first-ever college football playoff, Gurley has to have more career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-27/page-georgias-gurley-has-
Plans to use artificial turf at Women's World Cup challenged

A group of elite players filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf.The players, led by U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-01/plans-use-artificial
China is making progress producing pro golfers

...the topic did not come up in two days of meetings with Chinese golf officials.Finchem said the goal was to develop elite players, and the first gauge of true progress could come next year if Zhang and Hao-tong get to the Web.com Tour."Next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-11-11/china-making-progress-produc
Hawks looking to show strong start is no fluke

...notice around the NBA ? never good enough to get past the second round of the playoffs, rarely bad enough to land an elite player in the draft. Atlanta has traditionally ranked near the bottom of the league in attendance.The team did make headlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-16/hawks-looking-show-strong-sta