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Falcons will need Jake Matthews to step up

...Falcons drafted Jake Matthews, they figured he would take over at left tackle someday.They didn't expect it to be this soon.Midway through his first NFL preseason, the Falcons shifted Matthews across the line Monday to replace Sam Baker, who went down with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-18/falcons-will-need-jake-matthe
Long shot Hardest Core wins Arlington Million

...favorite at 9-5 odds."I had a good trip, no excuses," Magician jockey Joseph P. O'Brien said.Magician had a clear lead midway in the stretch, but Hardest Core eased past.The 4-year-old Hardest Core ran 1 1/4 miles on the turf in 2:01.51...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-16/long-shot-hardest-co
Nick Watney takes lead at Wyndham Championship

...like I'm protecting anything tomorrow. Just more (of) the same."When the second-round co-leaders finally teed off midway through the afternoon, four other players had already joined them atop the field at 10 under.And by the time the Slocum-Langley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-16/nick-watney-takes-lead-wyndh
Cal Storm rallies over Tree of Hope to win Nike Nationals Elite Youth Basketball League championship

NORTH AUGUSTA - With Cal Storm-Team Taurasi down 10 midway through the second half, coach George Quintero kept telling his players to be patient.Behind Andee Velasco's 19 points, Cal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-07-30/cal-storm-rallies-win
Rory McIlroy surges into lead at PGA Championship

...I'm three ahead, I'm going to try to get four ahead."He didn't take his first lead until the par-5 18th hole, the midway point of his round.McIlroy hit 4-iron to the front of the green, and his eagle putt rammed into the back of the cup as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-08/rory-mcilroy-surges-lead-pga
Augusta sailor's actions during World War II remembered

...historical records, the Conyngham's escort duties were interrupted that year to screen carriers and later fight in the Battle of Midway from June 4-6.The destroyer returned to escort duties until Oct. 16, 1942, when it was sent from Pearl Harbor to screen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-19/augusta-sailors-actions-durin
Overtime

...3 on his way to a 46 at the turn.Virginia Tech senior Trevor Cone had the lead before going bogey-bogey-double bogey midway through the back nine. That left Geoff Drakeford, of Australia, with the lead until he hit two balls in the hazard on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-19/overtime
McIlroy finds what once was lost at British Open

...BOGEY: Bubba Watson. Masters champ claimed distraction of "too many people" inside the ropes led to his unfocused freefall midway through first round and second consecutive missed major cut. Plus, he couldn't name a single Beatle.BIRDIE: Gerry McIlroy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-22/mcilroy-finds-what-once-was-
Former Georgia golfer Brian Harman wins John Deere Classic

...getting in Brian's way."Stricker finished with a 72 and a tie for 11th at 269.Brown was tied with Johnson and Clark briefly midway through the round, but played the back nine in par 36 and fell back.Clark, the lone contender with a long putter, bogeyed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-13/former-georgia-golfer-brian-
Backes scores midway through third, Blues slip by Penguins 1-0

PITTSBURGH - David Backes deflected a slap shot by Alexander Steen past Marc-Andre Fleury midway through the third period to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.Brian Elliott...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-03-23/backes-scores-midway-throu