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Rants & Raves

...way to allow someone to cross when the pedestrian is walking against the traffic signal. This should be covered in Crossing Guard 101; how to get Dr. Azziz to add it to the curriculum?WHEN A POLICE OFFICER is faced with a split-second decision on whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-15/rants-raves
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny knows need for player protection

...and he wouldn't be surprised if Stanton returns wearing a guard like the Braves' Jason Heyward."Guys make mistakes and balls...Matheny was among many who improvised his protection. He rigged a guard for a hyperextended right thumb and stuffed pads into his wrist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-15/cardinals-manager-mike-m
LeBron James unveils new shoe at Nike headquarters

...Olympic team that won the gold medal in London, but he was excited about joining Irving: "I think he can be the best point guard in our league."The moves were part of a dramatic summer for the Cavs, who won just 33 games last season and haven't been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-16/lebron-james-unveils-new-shoe
Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...year's European title with a bronze in Madrid even without Tony Parker, could be the team if the San Antonio Spurs point guard returns.But even after watching this team average 104.6 points and win by 33 per game, Krzyzewski will insist it's possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-15/team-usa-turns-focus-rio-afte
Biz Bits

...sweatshirt with the college's logo and what appears to be splattered blood, saying it evoked memories of the 1970 National Guard shooting where four students died. Urban Outfitters apologized but denied that the shirt was meant to allude to the shooting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/biz-bits
Despite injuries, Bengals top Falcons 24-10

...Already missing tight end Tyler Eifert, the Bengals lost tight end Alex Smith to an injured left biceps in the first half. Right guard Kevin Zeitler hurt his right calf in the first half and didn't return.Pro Bowl linebacker Vontaze Burfict left in the second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-14/despite-injuries-bengals-top-
Americans expect a tough gold-medal game against Serbia

...think, that they feel like they're going to win," U.S. guard Stephen Curry said, "and we have that same mentality as well...but for sure we won't go inside the game to lose," Serbian guard Milos Teodosic said.The Americans were supposed to be here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-13/americans-expect-tou
Defending champion U.S. rolls into Basketball World Cup final

...on Sunday on Spain's home court."I think that's one of the reasons why we came over here, was to play them," U.S. guard Derrick Rose said. "Too bad we're not playing them and hopefully we go out there in our next game and play hard and just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-11/defending-champion-us-rolls-baske
Offensive line a plus for Georgia Southern

...Saint-Amour have started the first two games.Foreman, a left guard, is the lone junior. The rest are seniors. Trevor McBurnett...who has been recovering from turf toe, started eight games at guard last season."They're a fantastic group of young men. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/georgia-southern-sports/2014-09-11/offensive
Missouri cruises past Central Florida

...Holman threw two interceptions, including one to Josh Augusta with 3½ minutes left in the third quarter after the nose guard batted the ball at the line of scrimmage and then jumped to corral it. The play extended the Tigers' nation-best takeaway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-13/missouri-cruises-past-cen