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Steve Stricker 'not too fired up' about British Open because of long distance

...Open, French Open and Scottish Open.HER FAVORITE PLAYER: Lucy Li's favorite player is Webb Simpson, mainly because The Olympic Club is her favorite player and Simpson won the U.S. Open at Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-24/steve-stricker-not-too-fired
Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has one goal in mind

...calls Schimmel, the first-round pick from Louisville, "Showtime Shoni." Native Americans call Schimmel their favorite player. Schimmel was raised on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Mission, Oregon. She isn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-05-15/atlanta-dream-coach-michael-coope
Rickie Fowler | The Masters

...Rickie Fowler fan takes on look of his hero Posted: 04/07/12 Dalton Joyce traveled cross country to see his favorite player, Rickie Fowler, play at Augusta National Golf Club on Saturday. The 16-year-old from Montgomery, Texas, watched...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Rickie_Fowler.shtml
Phil Mickelson | The Masters

...Sunday, Sam Felton made a bee-line for Augusta National Golf Club?s exit gates. He had the chance to see his favorite player up ... Bubba Watson in contention Posted: 04/08/12 Bubba Watson put on a show to someone else?s soundtrack...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Phil_Mickelson.shtml
Matt Every wins at Bay Hill, earns first trip to Masters

...This was the first PGA Tour event he attended as a kid, coming with his father to watch Mark Calcavecchia, his favorite player. After a wild final hour, Every donned the blue blazer on the 18th green and had an audience with The King - tournament...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/matt-every-wins-bay-hill-earns
Jackets upset No. 8 Maryland

...ATLANTA -- Jarrett Jack got a chance to chat with his favorite player - then went out and played like him. The freshman...and play hard. It's a great feeling. He's my favorite player, and I modeled my game after him." The defending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/10/gat_375199.shtml
Georgia Tech
Little League players take notice of steroids scandal

...clutching a bat and mimicked the batting stance of his favorite player, Yankees' slugger Alex Rodriguez. There's one...Houston South Central league, called Clemens his favorite player -- even though the seven-time Cy Young winner hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/27/bas_525470.shtml
Baseball
Henry Aaron celebrates 80 in style, with an honor most never dream of - a portrait in the Smithsonian

...of entering the Hall of Fame with Aaron in 1982.Former teammate Robin Yount said he was his mother's second-favorite player - right behind Aaron.Aaron was last to speak and grew emotional as he talked of his parents, recalling an afternoon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-07/henry-aaron-celebrates-8
Chris Kirk wins McGladrey Classic

...unbelievable thing," Kirk said. "Davis was kind of my guy when I was 12 and 13, really starting to play golf. He was my favorite player, and he's turned from being my idol to sort of a mentor and good friend. So I'm a very lucky person to be in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-11-10/chris-kirk-wins-mcgladrey-cl
Dogs' Rambo looks up to Ravens' Reed

ATHENS, Ga. - Bacarri Rambo has a knack for finding the ball.So does his favorite player, Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed. Teammates and coaches, when asked to compare the Georgia safety to an NFL player, have said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-07/dogs-rambo-looks-ravens-r