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Stars come to Augusta for 'Get On Up' premiere

...second-to-last group to walk the Red Carpet, followed only by Taylor and Boseman.Boseman, best known for starring as Jackie Robinson in 42, says he was initially hesitant about taking the role."It's hard to put into words how much pressure it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-24/stars-come-augusta-get-premi
Brian Grazer made James Brown film possible

...went to a younger, virtually unknown actor, Chadwick Boseman, who in 2013 achieved fame playing baseball player Jackie Robinson in the movie 42. His TV roles had included being in episodes of All My Children, ER and Law & Order.Boseman told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-23/brian-grazer-made-jam
Tickets on sale this morning for Augusta premiere of James Brown movie

...interviews. He also talked to family and band members during production, she said.Boseman, who played baseball legend Jackie Robinson in 42, bears a striking resemblance to Brown in several scenes, Brown-Thomas said."He really got those dance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-08/tickets-sale-wednesda
Bud Selig is praised on Jackie Robinson Day

...Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the...executive opening.MLB also sponsors 35 Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars.Jackson said Jackie Robinson Day had become "a national holiday for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-15/bud-selig-praised-jackie
Jackie Robinson honored throughout majors

Fifty-nine years after Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier...Stadium on Saturday, which was "Jackie Robinson Day" throughout the major leagues...Two years ago, Selig decided "Jackie Robinson Day" would be an annual event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/16/bas_77740.shtml
Baseball
New trailer for James Brown biopic online

...in Natchez and Jackson, Miss.Chadwick Boseman, a native of Anderson, S.C., who portrayed baseball player Jackie Robinson in the movie 42, stars as Brown. Directed by Tate Taylor, who previously directed The Help, the Brown biopic features...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-10/new-trailer-james-brown-biop
Pinehurst No. 2 caddie knows his turf

...those colonels."He never got a chance to show what he could really do.It wasn't until 1961 ? 14 years after Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers ? that Charlie Sifford became the first African-American to receive his PGA Tour card...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-14/pinehurst-no-2-caddie-knows-
James Hopkins

...2014, will be conducted Wednesday evening at 6:00 in the Pine View Baptist Church. Rev. William Eaves and Rev. Jackie Robinson officiating. Mr. Hopkins was a native of LaFrance, SC, having made the North Augusta-New Ellenton area his home...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171564963
James Hopkins

...will be conducted this Wednesday evening at 6:00 in the Pine View Baptist Church. Rev. William Eaves and Rev. Jackie Robinson officiating. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. Memorials may be made to Pine...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171578554
Don Zimmer won't be forgotten

...PETERSBURG, Fla. - Don Zimmer wasn't a fixture in baseball forever. It just seemed that way.He played alongside Jackie Robinson on the only Brooklyn Dodgers team to win the World Series. He coached Derek Jeter on the New York Yankees' latest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-05/don-zimmer-wont-be-forgo