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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

...NCAA agreed Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a...return-to-play rules for players who receive head blows and create a $70 million fund to...Later that year, the NCAA established a head-injury policy that states that athletes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/ncaa-settles-head-injury-
Cho Yang-ho set to return as head of organizing committee for 2018 Games in Pyeongchang

...Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.Cho Yang-ho...successful Olympics here."Cho, who heads Korean Air, was head of the bid committee when Pyeongchang was awarded the games by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-28/cho-yang-ho-set-return-h
Augusta boxing hopefuls head to Missouri for event

...help bring home more championships.Augusta Boxing Club's head trainer, Rayonta Whitfield, said he expects a better outing...redeem myself this year," Smith said. "You have to use your head in a fight. You fight with your mind, not with your hands in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-28/augusta-boxing-hopef
Ga. woman, 88, slugged with skillet

LAGRANGE, Ga. -- An 88-year-old Troup County woman has told police there that she was struck in the head with a cast iron skillet while she was lying in bed.The Columbia Ledger-Enquirer says she the reported assault took place Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/ga-woman-88-slugged-sk
Former Virginia swimming coach glad to join South Carolina staff

...Gamecocks coach McGee Moody to become the team's associate head coach.Bernardino, 62, said he's excited about starting...something from."Mark fits that perfectly," the Gamecocks head coach said.Bernardino understands his role and that program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/former-virginia-swimming-
Byron Scott doesn't see Lakers' return to contention as 'long process'

...broadcasts, a treatment Scott is likely to avoid.Scott has been a head coach with New Jersey, New Orleans and Cleveland, but the Lakers...dream come true to be here today and to be introduced as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The passion and the love that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-29/byron-scott-doesnt-see-lakers
Former Georgia track star Torrin Lawrence dies in accident

...career."In speaking for the UGA track and field community, I am shocked and pained with news of Torrin's death," Bulldogs head track coach Wayne Norton said on the school's Web site. "First, my prayers for comfort are for Torrin's mother and family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-28/former-georgia-track-star
Georgia police ease way into 'slowpoke' law

...language in the state code regarding impeding traffic flow. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Bill Hitchens, R-Rincon, the former head of the Georgia State Patrol.The amended law states that no vehicle should occupy a passing lane, meaning the most left-hand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/police-ease-way-slowpo
NFL sends wrong message with Ray Rice punishment

...Plaxico Burress was once suspended four games for accidentally shooting himself in the leg at a nightclub. Saints players (and a head coach) were suspended for a full season for participating or condoning a "bounty" program encouraging hard hits.Cleveland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-07-29/michaux-nfl-sends-w
Concussion deal a big win for NCAA

...This preliminary concussion settlement isn't even on the radar of what should be a fair agreement," said Ramogi Huma, the head of the College Athletes Players Association. "It offers no resources for players who are struggling with the effects of traumatic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/dahlberg-concussion-deal-