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Kazakhstan fighter Beibut Shumenov on the fast track

...obsessively for a fight he hopes will finally get him the attention he has long been seeking."I've been dreaming all my life to get this kind of a fight," Shumenov said. "It's not just to prove I'm the best. I want to be recognized like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-17/kazakhstan-fighter-b
Ashlan Ramsey to turn pro

...nailed it."I got to do my first interview that week," Stupples said. "That was the most nerve-wracking thing in my life. I'd always been the one being interviewed."The former Florida State player also has does studio work for Golf Channel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-15/ashlan-ramsey-turn-pro
Top pick in WNBA Draft not a foregone conclusion

...Connecticut but all great things have to come to an end and I'm just excited and really anxious to get the next chapter of my life started," said the 6-foot-5 native of Orange County in New York, who averaged 12.4 points and 9.3 rebounds this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-13/top-pick-wnba-draft-
Martin Brodeur victorious in possible finale with Devils

...was a little emotional," said Brodeur, the NHL's career leader in wins (688) and shutouts (124). "I have spent my life here. All the fans out there know me. They think they know me by my name, and I feel they know me."They have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-04-13/martin-brodeur-victorious-
Q&A: Nicole Kidman keeping it real in latest roles

...earth." I'm at a place where I'm so interested in exploring things and going places that I haven't been. I want my life to be full, so that means all of us ? my family ? up and moving to Morocco and doing this so we can have the experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-12/qa-nicole-kidman-keeping-it-real-la
World-class medical care in our back yard

...choosing to come to Augusta for treatment at GRU. If I can help the cancer center prolong or save a life moving forward, my life will have taken on new meaning. If, however, I let myself become a naysayer and a cynic impeding progress, then shame...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-12/world-class-medi
When 'Haywood Calls' turkeys respond

...Both men played a major role in sculpting his love and respect for the outdoors."Hunting has been a major part of my life, but it isn't all about the killing," he said. "It's about spending countless hours in the woods with those you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-04-12/when-haywood-c
'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US

...his patients are usually relieved and grateful by the time they leave his hospital. "They say, 'Thank you for saving my life,' and walk out the door. But then, the withdrawal symptoms start to kick in.""You would think that stopping breathing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-09/were-all-paying-heroin-spreads-mise
Bad to the Chrome series: Craig Butler and his 1997 Red Viper GTS

...miles. "Well, everything but the wheels."A lot of people ask how I afford these cars, and it's because I spent my life not wasting it on anything else. Not only do I not party, but I also don't hunt or fish. Some men own trucks and bass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/bad-chrome-series-craig-butle
UMass guard Derrick Gordon becomes first openly gay male player in Division I basketball

...first openly gay player when he joined the Brooklyn Nets this season."Right now I'm happy. I'm free just to live my life," Gordon told the AP.The sophomore was the Minutemen's fourth-leading scorer with 9.4 points per game last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-09/umass-guard-derrick-gordo