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NFL's first female assistant coach Jen Welter hopes to open door for others

...Thomas spoke with Welter before working the Cardinals-Chiefs preseason opener.Becky Hammond is an assistant coach with the NBA's San Antonio Spurs, and the Sacramento Kings have hired Nancy Lieberman as an assistant.Welter, though, elbowed her way...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-29/nfls-first-female-assistant-c
Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins changed game with his dunks

...go from high school into the first round of the NBA Draft, spent parts of 14 seasons in the NBA with Philadelphia, New Jersey, Utah and Detroit...unquestionably changed the game. After his arrival, the NBA soon went to breakaway rims and mandated that backboards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-27/ex-nba-star-darryl-dawkins-ch
Overtime

...with any questions. BasketballClips fined for signing tacticThe NBA has fined the Los Angeles Clippers $250,000 after an investigation...otherwise permitted by the collective bargaining agreement.The NBA said the endorsement opportunity didn't impact Jordan's decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-25/overtime
New NBA schedule features more rest, NBA Finals rematch on Christmas

...James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in an NBA Finals rematch on Christmas, two of the highlight games of their title defense.The NBA released its schedule Wednesday, a more...five nights to an average of one per team.NBA senior vice president of operations Kiki...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-12/new-nba-schedule-features-mor
Tiger Woods has one last chance to make the playoffs

...Wynd ham but didn't finalize his commitment until Monday.He said he had "a blast" playing a pro-am round Wednesday with NBA All-Star Chris Paul ? a native of nearby Winston-Salem who starred at Wake Forest.And now he wants to stick around for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-19/tiger-woods-has-one-last-cha
There won't be another Mo'ne Davis at the Little League World Series

...her publicity soared.She threw out the first pitch in Game 4 of the World Series, played in the celebrity basketball game at NBA All-Star weekend and marched with her Taney Dragons teammates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York."She's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-19/there-wont-be-another-mo
NBA holds exhibition game in Africa

JOHANNESBURG - The NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game...Johannesburg.It got even louder when African NBA legends Hakeem Olajuwon and Dikembe Mutombo...Dream Shake" ? that had the current NBA stars leaping off the benches with their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-01/nba-holds-exhibition-game-afr
USA Basketball looking to build foundation for future

...it's come a long way," said former NBA executive Stu Jackson, who was on the selection...said the players have an advantage with the NBA's international reach."Combine this expertise with the global stage afforded NBA players during the Olympics, and each and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-15/usa-basketball-looking-build-
Overtime

...to the Banks County assistant district attorney. That would mean an initial court appearance would come during the upcoming NBA season.Scott was arrested, along with his younger brother, on July 30 after a traffic stop along Interstate 85 in Homer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-12/overtime
Timberwolves president Flip Saunders diagnosed with cancer

...running a steak-coupon advertisement that invoked Jordan's name without permission.The trial in the city where Jordan won six NBA championships stems from a lawsuit he filed against the now-defunct Dominick's Finer Foods for the 2009 ad in Sports Illustrated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-11/timberwolves-president-flip-s