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Questions surround Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic proposal

LOS ANGELES - The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands...selected as the U.S. contender. With Los Angeles the likely stand-in, the USOC faces a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-29/questions-surround-los-a
Dodgers announcer Vin Scully will end run in 2016

LOS ANGELES - Vin Scully said Saturday that 2016 will...season in the broadcast booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers, which would mark the end of his...Scully's soothing voice is as much a part of Los Angeles as celebrities, sun and surf. He downplays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/dodgers-announcer-vin-sc
Braves contact approach at plate is working

...call up third baseman Hector Olivera when rosters expand Tuesday.Olivera, acquired in the Alex Wood trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, remains at Triple-A Gwinnett, where he has seven hits in eight games as he works back from a hamstring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/braves-contact-approach-
Ray Guy | The Augusta Chronicle

...s first state championship in 1967. Guy spent 14 seasons with the Raiders in the NFL, first in Oakland and then Los Angeles. He led the NFL in punting three times, was an All-Pro six times and finished his career with an average of 42.4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/ray-guy
Fading Braves feeling the effects of looking to the future

...Johnson were dealt to the NL East rival New York Mets. Alex Wood, Jim Johnson and Luis Avilan were shipped to the Los Angeles Dodgers. In return, the Braves got nothing but prospects and some financial relief."We had a real competitive team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-27/fading-braves-feeling-ef
Dodgers' luxury tax payroll could now top $300 million

...Chase Utley's acquisition put the Los Angeles Dodgers close to becoming the first...we don't have a salary cap. Los Angeles is the second-biggest city in...Security taxes paid by clubs.Los Angeles is well above the $189 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-20/dodgers-luxury-tax-payro
Teens' e-cigarette use linked with later smoking

...cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles high schools suggests.The study doesn't prove that...cigarettes. Students were first surveyed in fall 2013. The Los Angeles study population was diverse but whether the same results...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-19/teens-e-cigarette-use-linked
Airlines increasingly offer deals for off-peak travel as oil prices decline

...67 roundtrip and New York to Los Angeles, with a connection, for $150...offers a cheap fare from New York to Los Angeles, connecting in Dallas, American...find from New York to his home in Los Angeles four days before traveling. Even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/airlines-increasingly-offe
Less-lethal weapons get new interest amid police shootings

...law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and six in Canada have purchased the projectiles, including SWAT units of the Los Angeles County and Sacramento County Sheriff's Departments in California, and police departments in East Hartford, Connecticut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-27/less-lethal-weapons-get-ne
NFL owners listen to presentations for new Los Angeles stadiums

...moving at least one team to the Los Angeles market. The Chargers and Raiders...least one relocated team in the Los Angeles area possibly as soon as the 2016...on a relocation fee this fall.Los Angeles hasn't had an NFL team since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-11/nfl-owners-listen-presentatio