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Braves franchise changes include shift in offensive philosophy

...Atlanta's offensive makeup is following this philosophy."I hate strikeouts," new hitting coach Kevin Seitzer said. "It doesn't...if I have a team full of contact hitters or power hitters. I hate strikeouts." ATLANTA OVERHAULED ITS offense for multiple reasons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-28/braves-franchise-changes
UConn is still the gold standard for women's basketball

...casual fans of the game a brand they can identify with, and along the way become the kind of villain that everyone likes to hate.And the always candid Auriemma is unapologetic, particularly with anyone who paints his program as the big bad empire that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-20/uconn-still-gold-standard
Brad Keselowski rallies late to win at Fontana

...races dating to last season. Only Richard Petty ever did it better, setting the NASCAR record with 11 straight in 1975."I hate that (Busch) wasn't able to hold on for the win there," said defending series champion Harvick, who leads Joey Logano...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-22/brad-keselowski-rallies-la
NCAA Tournament overview: predictions, upsets and Kentucky

...Villanova and its dapperly dressed coach Jay Wright march on. SOUTH REGIONFAVORITE: DukeThe Blue Devils, always a love them or hate them bunch for fans, feature No. 1 pick candidate Jahlil Okafor (17.7 ppg, 9 rpg). No team in the country has a pair...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-18/ncaa-tournament-overview-
Michaux: Bad decade ending for Georgia hoops

...when the bids are unveiled tonight on the prime-time selection show, that Georgians will have two teams to cheer for (or hate against) in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2001.That's not that long between multiple bids if you're a sparse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-14/michaux-bad-decade-ending
Retired couple helps keep roadways clean

It's not the beer cans that bother Ed Lake.Nor the candy wrappers, cups, empty ice bags or cigarette cartons."I hate collecting styrofoam," Lake said. "It's the one thing that gets me."Three years ago, Lake and his wife Linda were looking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-10/retired-couple-helps-keep-ro
Rants & Raves

...LITTLE LEVITY during the news is fine but acting like a brainless dolt isn't very becoming. A WHITE-ON-BLACK crime is a "hate crime," but a black-on-white crime is a "hush crime." I WAS AT THE NATIONAL Hills Neighborhood Association forum and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-07/rants-raves
Production company promotes interfaith understanding, new dialogue between religious groups

...because he is a Muslim."This was not the work of religion," Arastoo responds. "It was arrogance. It was hypocrisy. It was hate. Those horrible men who hijacked those planes hijacked my religion that day, too. They insulted my God. So no, this isn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-03-13/production-company-promo
Pam Tucker celebrates 37 years in local emergency management

...burns me up, but I never publish reports I have not verified first," Tucker, 59, said last week in her Evans office. "I hate rumors, because once it's out there, you can't take it back. It's like trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-08/pam-tucker-celebrates-37-yea
Downtown group gathers for First Friday, other topics

...was once run by a downtown commercial real estate agent but was disbanded years ago."Most people aren't upset because they hate downtown," Hutchison said. "They're upset because they love downtown and they want to see it prosper, so this is the place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-10/downtown-gr