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Hall-of-famer Tony Gwynn dies at age 54

...one of baseball's greatest hitters.Gwynn loved San Diego.San Diego loved "Mr. Padre" right back.Gwynn, a Hall of Famer and one of the greatest athletes in San Diego's history, died Monday of oral cancer, a disease he attributed to years of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-16/hall-famer-tony-gwynn-di
Major League Baseball Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in 2016 labor talks

...Players' union head Tony Clark said Monday that several of his members have quit cold turkey following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on June 16 from oral cancer.While the use of smokeless tobacco was banned for players with minor league contacts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/major-league-baseball-pl
Carolina Coliseum to serve as basketball practice court for Gamecocks' teams

...but he died two days later from cardiac arrhythmia induced by a cocaine overdose. RUSSELL OK: Officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell is doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.Team spokesman Brian Olive says the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-17/carolina-coliseum-serve-b
Baseball great Tony Gwynn dies

SAN DIEGO - Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54. Gwynn's sweet left-handed swing made him one of San Diego's best-loved athletes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-16/baseballs-gwynn-dies
Tobacco use still high among college players

...I just enjoy it, definitely. I do it maybe once a month or every other week."Sborz said this week's death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn might give college players some pause. Gwynn died at 54 of oral cancer believed to be connected to his long use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-20/tobacco-use-still-high-a
Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has hip surgery after falling on ice

ATLANTA - Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is recovering from a partial left hip replacement.The Atlanta Braves said Saturday the 80-year-old Aaron fell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-15/hall-famer-hank-aaron-ha
Strong recruiting class eager to make impact for South Carolina women's basketball team

...ESPN. "I just see how we could make a difference."That's the attitude Staley wants to hear. The basketball Hall-of-Famer has steadily built the Gamecocks the past six seasons into a program the country's very best high schoolers can't ignore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-10/strong-recruiting-class-e
LeBron James' moves shifts balance of power

...Cavs' possibilities."LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Andrew Wiggins have the potential to be a great 'Big 3,'" Hall of Famer Magic Johnson wrote on Twitter.His Lakers tussled with one of the best, the Celtics with Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-12/lebron-james-moves-shifts-bal
Lou Gehrig's glove to be auctioned

...kept in touch after their front lawn tosses. Henderson once visited him in the dugout and, later, at his home as the hall of famer's health worsened because of the condition that would later be commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.Gehrig was dying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-04/lou-gehrigs-glove-be-auctioned
Baseball legend Ozzie Smith says giving back is a no-brainer

...back is a no-brainer for him."My mom has always stressed the importance of giving back," the 59-year-old Hall of Famer said. "That's probably one of the greatest gifts of life ? the ability to give back. This is certainly one of the ways...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-28/baseball-legend-ozzie-sm