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Australian rugby star reaches deal with 49ers

...though the coach didn't meet with Hayne.Carroll noted that rugby players would be naturals to try to make the switch to football given the similarities in skill sets."You're looking for great athletes to make the transition because the guys on our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-03/australian-rugby-star-reaches
Rulings leave Peterson, other players in limbo as free agency looms

...build a pass rush around, if he were spending more time on the football field and less in the courts fighting domestic abuse charges...will be owners who are not interested, no matter what the football people think."And then there is Baltimore Ravens running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-02/rulings-leave-peterson-other-
Harlem High School athletic director resigns after burglary arrest

...Sep tember.Fulford, who started teaching in the school system 12 years ago, was athletic director for five years, according to Carraway. He also was assistant football coach and head track coach, according to the school Web site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-02/harlem-high-school-ath
FIFA president worried about racism in Russia before 2018 World Cup

...organization that combats discrimination in football, and the Moscow-based SOVA Center...discriminatory behavior linked to Russian football over two seasons and warned that "it...conduct consistently applied by the Russian football authorities, a plan created to take...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-01/fifa-president-worried-about-raci
Teacher arrests stun Burke County High School

...of the Year, was arrested and accused of sending inappropriate text messages to a student.Then, on Feb. 22, assistant football coach and social studies teacher Eric Luke turned himself in on charges of theft by receiving stolen property."I'm still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-01/teacher-arrests-stun-b
Ray Guy | The Augusta Chronicle

...of Ray Guy breaking the glass ceiling for punters in the Pro Football Hall of Fame was a case of perception vs. reality - and proving...punt. He is the first pure punter to be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he joins placekicker Jan Stenerud as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/ray-guy
Silver Bluff High School | The Augusta Chronicle

... Silver Bluff High School Batesburg-Leesville defeated Silver Bluff on Friday, denying the Bulldogs their sixth state football championship. Silver Bluff will get its shot at redemption Friday night when the Bulldogs play host to Bishop England in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/aiken-county-board-e
Refereeing controversy overshadows outcome in Manchester United's win

...decision occurred on the same day that soccer's rule-makers ruled out the imminent use of video technology.The English Football Association backs the wider implementation of technology ? three years after goal-line aids were approved for use ? but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-28/refereeing-controver
Clemson 'confident' it can end struggles against South Carolina in baseball

...always been the easiest of times for Leggett with fans who consider the baseball rivalry second only to the school's yearly football game.The three-game series starts tonight at Clemson. The teams play at Greenville's Fluor Field on Saturday before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-26/clemson-confident-it-can
Falcons release Steven Jackson

...Manning, who has made more money than any player in pro football history, is due to make another $19 million in both 2015...overcoming an unstable family situation to play major college football made him a fan favorite, was no longer part of the program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-26/falcons-release-steven-jackso