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John Smoltz defied odds by making Hall of Fame after Tommy John surgery

...surgery on 588 pitchers, nearly one-fourth of them of high school age or younger. Matt Harvey, of the New York Mets, and Kansas City's Luke Hochevar are just two of several major-leaguer pitchers with Tommy John surgery on their resumes, and Orioles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/john-smoltz-defied-odds-
Ga. sues over EPA water rule

...types of wetlands affected by the rule. The support of attorneys general from West Virginia, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, South Carolina, Utah, and Wisconsin makes it likely that the case will eventually be decided by the U.S. Supreme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/ga-suing-feds-over-epa-w
Hawks acquire Tim Hardaway Jr. in draft-night trade with Knicks

...two years he can contribute. I think he can do that for us."Beginning the draft with the 15th overall pick, Atlanta chose Kansas swingman Kelly Oubre and quickly dealt him to Washington for the 19th spot and a pair of second-round picks.The Hawks selected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-25/hawks-acquire-tim-hardaway-jr
Vandy coach doesn't like timing of MLB draft

...Major League Scouting Bureau director Bill Bavasi; Jim Hendry, assistant to New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman; Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore; Oklahoma State coach Josh Holliday; UCLA coach John Savage; and Kim Ng, Major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-22/vandy-coach-doesnt-timin
Royals could have eight starters in All-Star Game in July

...League champions.As of Monday, the Kansas City Royals had eight players on track...year's game in Cincinnati on July 14. Kansas City's dominance in the online vote...baseball's version of the coattail effect, Kansas City's Omar Infante is leading at that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-15/royals-could-have-eight-
After decades in business, architects finally collaborating on new ballpark in Atlanta

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - They sit across a wide table...nearly three decades, the two men have built Kansas City-based Populous from an offshoot of...worked with the men when he was with the Kansas City Royals in the 1970s. "They spoke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-20/after-decades-business-a
New state law in time for SC distributors, Georgia firework fans to celebrate July Fourth

...from a new law permitting the sale of consumer pyrotechnics in Georgia.Jake's Fireworks, a wholesale distributor based in Kansas, expects orders at its Wagener, S.C., warehouse to spike in the next two weeks as the company prepares to open its first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-16/new-state-law-time-sc-distri
Kasey Kahne wins first Sprint Cup pole since 2012

...also more poles and things throughout the season."It's the first pole for the 35-year-old driver since October 2012 at Kansas, but it's the 27th of his career, tying him with NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Terry Labonte for 25th on the career list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-12/kasey-kahne-wins-first-spr
Georgia announces quarterback Jacob Park will transfer

...again.The team will officially retire star running back LaDainian Tomlinson's jersey during a Nov. 22 game against the Kansas City Chiefs.EAGLES: Coach Chip Kelly has dismissed another productive player. Two people with direct knowledge of the situation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-11/georgia-announces-quarter
Twins still confident despite swoon in early June

...of how your season's going, to have ebbs and flows."In his address to the players after the 7-2 loss on Wednesday to Kansas City that left the Twins two games behind the Royals in the division standings, Molitor reminded them of the date."You don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-11/twins-still-confident-de