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Michaux: Braves' long run of dominance is being rewarded

...baseball clubhouse can be a most intimidating environment, especially for someone parachuting in periodically.Yet the greatest players of a generation were the least intimidating guys to deal with. Nine times out of every 10 Braves games I covered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/michaux-braves-long-run-
McIlroy triumphs at British Open

...before he turned 26.The kid made good on the best with a brand of golf that had him marked early as golf's next great player.McIlroy moved up to No. 2 in the world, perhaps on his way to regaining the No. 1 ranking that once looked as if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-20/mcilroy-triumphs-british-ope
Oakland Soldiers star can't save team from elimination at Nike Peach Jam

...this team. We just wanted to be competitive and match his energy," he said. "We now know that we can compete with great players as well as great teams. Personally knowng that I can compete on this stage gives me great confidence."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-07-19/oakland-soldiers-star
Augusta's Jeff Knox leaves impression on Rory McIlroy

...about Knox, who led McIlroy by three shots going to No. 18, which McIlroy birdied while Knox made bogey."He's a great player," McIlroy said at the time. "He played just like he should be playing in the Masters."Knox said Tuesday that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-22/augustas-jeff-knox-leaves-im
McIlroy to seek Augustan's advice at Masters

...about Knox, who led McIlroy by three shots going to No. 18, which McIlroy birdied while Knox made bogey."He's a great player," McIlroy said at the time. "He played just like he should be playing in the Masters."Knox said Tuesday that...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/mcilroy-seek-augustans-advice-
McIlroy triumphs at British Open

...before he turned 26.The kid made good on the best with a brand of golf that had him marked early as golf's next great player.McIlroy moved up to No. 2 in the world, perhaps on his way to regaining the No. 1 ranking that once looked as if...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/mcilroy-triumphs-british-open
Jeter says final All-Star Game will be an enjoyable as rest

...played against him, I barely had a chance to talk to him."Then there was 1999, in Boston."They had all the great players come on the field. I got a tap on my shoulder, and it was Hank Aaron, and he said he was looking for me because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/jeter-says-final-all-sta
Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes Lionel Messi is 'best' player in world

...the Netherlands, and Brazil's Neymar, Sabella on Tuesday held up Messi as the undisputed No. 1."Robben is a great player. He is very important for Holland. Like Neymar is for Brazil and Messi for Argentina," Sabella said. "Each of them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/argentina-coach-alej
Leicester: More pain inflicted on once proud soccer power Brazil

...most painful to watch, too.Brazil, the once mighty Brazil, the Brazil that gave the world Pele, so many other great players and yellow-shirted delight, throwing itself like a herd of lemmings off a cliff. Not just a team self-destructing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/leicester-more-pain-
McIlroy out to head off Friday woes

...opportunities as I can to win majors," McDowell said. "It's hard to win. Week in, week out, there's so many great players in the world. Winning regular tournaments is hard enough. Winning the majors is something different, something special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-15/friday-woes-heady-stuff-rory