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Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino shoulders blame for recent struggles

...talking about Messi's future surprises us, I don't take those comments seriously," Martino said Saturday. "A football player, when he finds himself in these types of circumstances, focuses on the game. Sometimes they can play better or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-19/barcelona-coach-gera
'Blind Side' star Quinton Aaron brings anti-bullying message to Augusta schools

...equipment. No one else even comes close matching his size. It's easy to see why he was selected to play the role of football player Michael Jerome Oher in the 2009 movie The Blind Side.But Aaron still remembers being chased home and beaten by other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-15/blind-side-star-quinton-a
Clemson dismisses quarterback Chad Kelly after argument during spring game

...that the university failed to explain a yearslong delay between the alleged sexual assault of a student by former football player Brendan Gibbons and his expulsion in December.University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald says the school hopes "the CSG's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-14/clemson-dismisses-quarter
Two associates of former Patriot Aaron Hernandez indicted on murder charges

...returned separate indictments against Carlos Ortiz and Ernest Wallace in the June 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd, District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter said.Ortiz and Wallace, who are from Bristol, Conn., where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-04-11/two-associates-former-patriot
Northwestern players face a long road ahead in effort to form union

...of dollars are at stake.But while Northwestern football players are scheduled to vote later this month on whether to...other school, the decision last month that declared football players university employees eligible for unionization has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-08/northwestern-players-face
Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian says push for union was wrong

...to their coach and administrators.The school's football players are scheduled to vote later this month on whether...Board announced on March 26 that Northwestern's football players meet the definition of employees under federal law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-09/northwestern-quarterback-trevor-s
Redskins interested in former Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson

...Mike Patterson and added cornerback Zack Bowman on Monday. OBITUARY: Lonnie White, a former Southern California football player who worked as a Los Angeles Times sportswriter for nearly two decades, has died. He was 49.His sister, Terri...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-03-31/redskins-interested-former-ea
Union question looms as Northwestern practices

...about abandoning the idea of entering a pre-med program because of the time demands Northwestern places on its football players. He has also stressed that he enjoyed his time there and has praised Fitzgerald.Defensive lineman Chance Carter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-01/union-question-looms-nort
Young golfers to compete in Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals

...his Masters debut. "If you're a golfer, just being around Augusta is just a huge highlight. It would be like a football player getting to do something during the Super Bowl."That's exactly the idea that Masters and Augusta National chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/young-golfers-compete-drive-c
Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald urges no vote on forming union

...after Peter Ohr, regional director for the National Labor Relations Board, ruled that Northwestern's scholarship football players were "employees." That decision entitled players to conduct a secret-ballot vote on forming a union to pursue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-05/northwestern-coach-pat-fi