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Sluman, Funk team up for Legends of Golf title

...Mo. - Jeff Sluman and Fred Funk teamed to win the Champions Tour's Legends of Golf on Sunday, and Jim Colbert and Jim Thorpe topped the Legends Division for players 65 and older.Sluman and Funk finished with 6-under 48 at Top of the Rock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-08/sluman-funk-team-legends-gol
Mitchell-Fletcher a marquee matchup

...Texas, -- Wisconsin cornerback Jamar Fletcher, the Jim Thorpe Award winner as the nation's top defensive back, insists...been humble leading up the Sun Bowl. On winning the Jim Thorpe Award, he said: "I was shocked. Just to be up for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/29/col_303893.shtml
College
SEC notes: Donnan believes Bailey will carry Thorpe Award

The Heisman talk has subsided, but Champ Bailey is still strong candidate for the Jim Thorpe Award, which goes annually to the nation's top defensive back. Georgia coach Jim Donnan expects his junior cornerback/wideout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/13/col_244547.shtml
College
College notes: Former Josey player a finalist for award

...safety at Tennessee, is among three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually to the nation's top defensive...against Kentucky. The Thorpe Award, presented by the Jim Thorpe Association in Oklahoma City, will be presented Dec...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/25/col_275886.shtml
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ESPN picks Jordan as No. 1

...the century. Rounding out the ESPN top 10 were Babe Ruth, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, Wayne Gretzky, Jesse Owens, Jim Thorpe, Willie Mays, Jack Nicklaus and Babe Didrikson Zaharias. Twenty-five of the 48 people on the panel selecting the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/27/oth_279819.shtml
Other sports
Top athletes of the century

...place vote through one point for a 100th place vote: Pts 1. Babe Ruth (5) 1551 2. Michael Jordan (4) 1524 3. Jim Thorpe (3) 1471 4. Muhammad Ali (2) 1462 5. Wayne Gretzky 1368 6. Jim Brown 1333 7. Joe Louis (1) 1327 8. Jesse Owens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/12/oth_277517.shtml
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Three finalists named for Maxwell Award

...for nine awards to be handed out during ESPN's College Football Awards show on Dec. 12.The three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award are Justin Gilbert, of Oklahoma State, Darqueze Dennard, of Michigan State, and Lamarcus Joyner, of Florida...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-11-25/three-finalists-named-max
SEC honors Shaw as offensive player of the week

...a banquet at the Jackson Hilton. JIM THORPE AWARD: Alabama's Landon Collins...15 semifinalists for this year's Jim Thorpe Award, given to the country's...Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and Jim Thorpe Association in Oklahoma City.Other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-10-28/sec-honors-shaw-offensive
Jameis Winston, AJ McCarron both named top player

...and the Outland Trophy goes to the nation's top interior lineman.Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard won the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the best defensive back.And Florida State freshman Roberto Aguayo won the Lou Groza Award as the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-12/gator-bowl-teams-must-go-
American Eaton takes decathlon

...really wanted," said Eaton.Especially this year, on the 100th anniversary of the event. At the 1912 Olympics, Jim Thorpe won the inaugural title.Thanks to Eaton, the decathlon gold is staying in the United States. Eaton joins 2008 winner...

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