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Michaux: Braves' long run of dominance is being rewarded

...at least not in any positive sense. Death, taxes and age sapping your skills are the only sure things even the greatest athletes can count on in life.You can't guarantee championships. The best teams don't always win. Atlanta Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/michaux-braves-long-run-
Hall-of-famer Tony Gwynn dies at age 54

...hitters.Gwynn loved San Diego.San Diego loved "Mr. Padre" right back.Gwynn, a Hall of Famer and one of the greatest athletes in San Diego's history, died Monday of oral cancer, a disease he attributed to years of chewing tobacco. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-16/hall-famer-tony-gwynn-di
Christian Arroyo adjusts quickly to new position for Augusta GreenJackets

...shortstop, and the Giants followed by changing his position for his first full-season assignment.Goff said Arroyo is a great athlete and has made the adjustment quickly. He has become one of the more consistent defenders for the GreenJackets."If...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-06/christian-arroyo-adjusts
Daily Prospect Report: May 14

...consistently hard contact. But Williams is easily fooled by secondary pitches and gears himself for fastballs only. He's a great athlete and likely profiles as an above-average fielder in a corner outfield spot. He also has a good run tool. Adam Brett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-05-15/daily-prospe
GreenJackets Gameday: Ball takes ball for Greenville

...to get his footwork down. "It takes a while to get your techniques and understand what you're doing. He's a great athlete, and he's made the adjustment pretty quick." Before the game, Augusta activated reliever Ray Black and placed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-05-03/greenjackets
Top pick in WNBA Draft not a foregone conclusion

...her sister did in the league early on,"Donovan said. "They've both shown they're great leaders, they're great athletes. Their styles do translate to the WNBA. Chiney (is a) great rebounder, can play either post position, face up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-13/top-pick-wnba-draft-
'Breakfast of champions'

...And so, to win a popularity contest, they go to Waffle Houses, diners, steak places, when in reality, to be a great athlete or a celebrity in good shape, they don't really eat like that."Did she consider for a moment that Watson might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-18/breakfast-champions
Ukraine sends message to Putin at opening ceremony of Winter Paralympics

...Paralympic Committee in an effort to keep them here in Sochi. The talking point of Sochi 2014 needs to be great sport and great athletes, not global politics."The IPC has appealed for Russia to recognize the U.N.'s Olympic Truce, which asks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-07/ukraine-sends-message-pu
Russell Wilson's visit to Rangers camp brings buzz to Cactus League

...was a specimen honestly. He could throw harder than pretty much anybody on the team. He was fast. He was just a great athlete," Hicks said.Gillheeney said he always felt comfortable with Wilson playing behind him in the infield, even if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-01/russell-wilsons-visit-ra
American sliding takes step forward after strong Olympics

...Antoine may stick around, as will Katie Uhlaender, who was fourth in the women's event at Sochi."We have so many great athletes," Pikus-Pace said. "America is going to have a lot to be proud of for a long time to come."A new World Cup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-24/american-sliding-takes-s