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Green Bay beats Detroit to claim 4th NFC North title in a row

...another MVP performance ? by Aaron Rodgers," coach Mike McCarthy said. Rodgers also won the award in 2011.Rodgers plunged forward across the goal line from 1 yard out with 8:45 left to help Green Bay regain a two-touchdown lead. "MVP! MVP" chanted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-28/green-bay-beats-detroit-claim
Karin Calloway | The Augusta Chronicle

Sunday, December 28, 2014 Stories by Karin Calloway I always look forward to the big family holiday meal, but when holiday guests come from out of town, there's usually more than one menu that needs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/karin-calloway-1
No. 1 Kentucky won't relax much during 9-day break

...speaks volumes about the Wildcats' poise and depth, qualities they hope to maintain in SEC play."We're just looking forward to getting better as a team," Ulis said.That a team holding opponents to 30 percent shooting and winning by an average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-28/no-1-kentucky-wont-relax-
Chelsea-Southampton soccer match ends in 1-1 draw

...difference ahead of their game Thursday.Southampton went ahead when Tadic guided the ball beyond John Terry, who had stepped forward attempting to play Mane offside, and Tadic sprinted into the space behind and calmly lifted the ball over Courtois.Southampton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-28/chelsea-southampton-
Hawks avenge home loss to Bucks with win in Milwaukee

...Kevin Gar nett did his best Lance Stephen son impression, blowing in West's ear and drawing a technical foul on the Indiana forward in the first quarter.Garnett fouled West, then got in his face and blew in his ear, causing West to push him. The two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-27/hawks-avenge-home-loss-bucks-
New Jersey Devils to go with three-man coaching staff the rest of the season

...Both of these individuals know our players, know the philosophy that we want," he added. "It makes sense. I know it's unique and different, but right now, it's our way of moving forward. I'm totally confident with the setup."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-27/new-jersey-devils-go-three
Falcons, Panthers to settle NFC South in regular-season finale

...Carolina coach Ron Rivera. "We're very fortunate, getting healthy at the right time, and hopefully it pays dividends going forward."Falcons coach Mike Smith's future in Atlanta may be on the line in the game.Falcons running back Steven Jackson left...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-27/falcons-panthers-settle-nfc-s
Michaux: Georgia needs splashy replacement for Mike Bobo

...Conference with a running attack that annually ranks among the nation's best.The only continuity we can be sure of moving forward is from the Orange Bowl-bound Yellow Jackets, which committed this month to an extra four seasons of the triple option by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-27/michaux-georgia-needs-spl
New Year's is not always a quiet time for news

...flight 5. As the Great Depression loomed on New Year's Day 1928, an upbeat Chronicle editorially touted what thing to look forward to:A. Paving of U.S. Highway 1 "all the way to Waycross."B. A bridge at Furys FerryC. A 15-foot channel for boats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-27/new-years-not-always-quiet-ti
Two more Pittsburgh Penguins dealing with mumps

Add forward Steve Downie and goaltender Thomas Greiss...the virus and will remain in isolation. Forward Brandon Sutter tested negative. All three...mumps.Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, forward Beau Bennett and defensemen Olli Maatta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-26/two-more-pittsburgh-pengui