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Hendrick drivers sitting pretty in standings

...races, a quirk that ended Saturday night with Harvick added to his victory at Phoenix with one at Darlington for his first-year Stewart-Haas Racing program.Should that trend continue ? and remember stellar drivers like Gordon, Johnson, Greg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-04-14/hendrick-drivers-sitting-p
Kevin Harvick considers himself contender for title after win at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. - Kevin Harvick knew his first-year Stewart-Haas Racing team was better than it had shown the past few weeks.After taking the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-04-13/kevin-harvick-considers-hi
USGA leader talks Drive, Chip and Putt

UNDER THE OAK TREEThomas O'Toole, 56, is in his first year as president of the U.S. Golf Association. A native of St. Louis, O'Toole has been involved with the USGA since 1988...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/usga-leader-talks-drive-chip-and-putt
Expanded replay might make baseball more civil

...and Gonzalez shrugged with a slight smile as if to say, "I told you so."There's some strategy involved for first-year Tigers manager Brad Ausmus when making a challenge. It's a different approach now that arguments are likely to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-11/expanded-replay-might-ma
Spotlight on defense entering Georgia's G-Day Game

...Josh Watson, while the White defense will feature All-American Vic Beasley and Stephone Anthony. GEORGIA SOUTHERN: First-year coach Willie Fritz is tweaking the format for today's spring game at noon. Fritz said evaluating players is still at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-11/spotlight-defense-enterin
Defense impresses in Georgia Southern spring game

...Saturday afternoon at the Blue-White spring game at Paulson Stadium. About 4,137 fans may have come out to see first-year coach Willie Fritz's multiple spread offense, which averaged more than 40 points a game last season at Sam Houston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-12/defense-impresses-georgia
Medicare pays nearly $124 million to Augusta providers

...agreed to a reduction of $400,000 over the life of the three-year contract ? with reductions of $120,000 the first year, $130,000 the second and $150,000 the third, Brogdon said."We were asked to see if we could come off some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-12/medicaire-pays-nearly-124-mi
Stoudt shows poise at QB in Clemson's spring game

...was 4 of 11 passing for 97 yards. GEORGIA SOUTHERN: Fans might have come out to the Blue-White scrimmage to see first-year coach Willie Fritz's multiple spread offense, which averaged more than 40 points a game last season at Sam Houston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-04-12/cole-stoudt-shows-poise-q
Youth movement

...their best putts from distances of 6, 20 and 30 feet. Eight winners topped their age brackets.This is the event's first year, a team effort by the Augusta National, the U.S. Golf Association and the PGA of America. The young golfers got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-07/youth-movement
Badger guard Traevon Jackson bests famous father by making Final Four

...overtime to lift Wisconsin over Michigan State 60-58 on Feb. 9. He hit three game-tying or winning jumpers in his first year at the point as a sophomore.Close said it was only a matter of time for the hard-working Jackson to get back on track...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-04/badger-guard-traevon-jack