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Serena Williams overcomes another rocky start to win in first round

...Williams said. "It's definitely not guaranteed."And she would head to the U.S. Open with a chance to become the first player since Steffi Graf in 1988 to win all four majors in a single season."It's a pretty good chance," Williams' older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-29/serena-williams-overcomes-another
India celebrates after first player from homeland is drafted by NBA

NEW DELHI - It is a rare day in India when basketball makes the front page of newspapers, yet 19-year-old Satnam Singh Bhamara achieved that feat when he became the first Indian to be drafted to the NBA this week.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-27/india-celebrates-after-first-
Michaux: Can Serena, Spieth complete Grand Slams?

...and extended his slam quest last week by becoming the first player in 89 years to birdie the 72nd hole to win the U.S...19th and 20th career Grand Slam victories. She's the first player to pull off that season double since Jennifer Capriati...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-06-25/michaux-can-serena-
Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson's three-putt on No. 18

...didn't think it was good enough," Spieth said. "But man, I couldn't be more happy right now."Spieth becomes the first player since Bobby Jones to make birdie on the 72nd hole to win the U.S. Open by one shot, all because of Johnson's three-putt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-21/jordan-spieth-wins-us-open-a
Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson's three-putt on No. 18

...didn't think it was good enough," Spieth said. "But man, I couldn't be more happy right now."Spieth becomes the first player since Bobby Jones to make birdie on the 72nd hole to win the U.S. Open by one shot, all because of Johnson's three-putt...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/jordan-spieth-wins-us-open-aft
Former basketball start Lisa Leslie to have summer to remember

...Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.Although dozens of people are members of both halls of fame, Leslie is the first player to get inducted to each of them in the same calendar year. The only others to do it were coaches: former UCLA and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-12/former-basketball-st
Red Sox dump Braves, end seven-game losing streak behind Brock Holt's cycle

...on Tuesday."It's a pretty special day. It's something I'll remember for a while," said Holt, Boston's first player to hit for the cycle in 19 years.Holt's solo home run in the seventh gave Boston a 5-2 lead and left him a triple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-16/red-sox-dump-braves-end-
Warriors still 'on cloud nine' after winning first NBA title in 40 years

...airport, the chartered flight received an escort from a police car and two fire trucks on the runway.Curry was the first player off the plane and was quickly joined by teammates on the staircase.Warriors employees, shuttled from team headquarters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-17/warriors-still-cloud-nine-aft
LeBron James, Cavs have shot to end Cleveland's drought

...city's half-century-old championship drought, James averaged 30.3 points, 11 rebounds and 9.3 assists, the first player in postseason history to put up that statistical line. He's never been better in the playoffs.James came back to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-27/lebron-james-cavs-have-shot-e
Kjeldsen wins Irish Open in playoff

...that putt as well to move to two strokes in front. WEB.COM TOUR: In Raleigh, N.C., Kyle Thompson became the first player in tour history to win an event three times, taking the Rex Hospital Open in a playoff.Thompson, who also won in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-31/kjeldsen-wins-irish-open-pla