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NFL's first female assistant coach Jen Welter hopes to open door for others

...was and to be true to myself and my beliefs that these guys needed to know they were important as people, not just football players."Kevin Minter, the starter at one inside linebacker position, praised her work."She's a great lady...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-29/nfls-first-female-assistant-c
Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III shouldn't miss the next game

...University says it will conduct an investigation into the handling of sexual assault allegations by the school against a football player who was allowed to transfer from Boise State despite a history of disciplinary problems.Following the conviction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-21/washington-quarterback-ro
Cross Creek football team faces tough schedule with more experience

...guys, you want to see where you match up against guys like that," he said. "If you really consider yourself a football player, see how you match up."I think it's an opportunity. Don't fear that. Go out there and embrace it and accept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-08-24/cross-creek-
Mother, son remember Hurricane Katrina

...to Georgia, I had never left Louisiana," Justin said. "Everyone in my old neighborhood talked about becoming football players at Salmen High School in Slidell, then going to LSU or Tulane. Plus, Salmen's school colors were black and gold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-22/mother-son-remember-hurricane
Legal showdown looms over NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes

...that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA...representing former Clemson football player Martin Jenkins and two others...Labor Relations Board blocked football players at Northwestern University from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-22/legal-showdown-looms-over
We already have pro sports

...much messier would things get if college athletes were allowed to unionize like pros ? as Northwestern University football players have tried to do, and which one National Labor Relations Board regional director last year said they could?Thankfully...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-21/we-already-have-pro-s
Lakeside-North Augusta showdown is 'Game of the Week' as season begins

...North Augusta lost in the second round of the state playoffs but returns The Augusta Chronicle's South Carolina Football Player of the Year in Rashad Byrd.The Yellow Jackets lead the series 4-1 all-time, losing the first game in 2000 but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-08-17/lakeside-nor
Ruling to allow athletes to unionize is thrown out by the National Labor Relations Board

...bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first...director in Chicago who said football players with scholarships are effectively...decision, saying Northwestern football players who receive scholarships fit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-17/ruling-allow-athletes-uni
Georgia Bulldogs are 'little ways away' from naming a starting quarterback

...surgery this preseason. Sale deferred how long Jurkovic is out to Richt. "You can tell he's going to be a good football player," Sale said. "He's very athletic, quick-twitch." ... With classes starting on Monday, Georgia players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-17/georgia-bulldogs-are-litt
Georgia freshman Nick Moore making transition after stint in minor league baseball

ATHENS, Ga. - The typical path to becoming a Georgia football player doesn't include a 14-hour bus ride from Lowell, Mass., to Niles, Ohio.Nick Moore made that not-so-memorable road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-15/georgia-freshman-nick-moo