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Badgers back to focusing on bowl after hiring of new coach

...focusing on football. The team is scheduled to arrive in Florida on Friday to begin preparation for the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day against No. 19 Auburn."Everything happens for a reason. ... I'm just going to move on from there," running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-25/badgers-back-focusing-bow
Close games have tested Alabama

...in winning three of the past five national titles.That kind of experience in nail-biters could come in handy on New Year's Day against No. 4 Ohio State in the College Football Playoff, or in the championship game if the Crimson Tide makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-24/close-games-have-tested-a
Snow on New Year's Eve possible

...far in advance in Georgia is a long shot.The models show a chance of a rain/snow mix from New Year's Eve to New Year's Day."I'm very, very hesitant this time of the year on looking far out for systems that might give snow or sleet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-23/snow-new-years-eve-possible
Florida quarterback Treon Harris faces charge

...he sought out a draft grade and said his decision is now final. WISCONSIN: Assistant coaches will be working on New Year's Day not knowing if they have a job next season under new coach Paul Chryst.Chryst said in his introductory news conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-19/florida-quarterback-treon
Bowl game sponsors come and go as prices increase

...Four teams are now selected to compete in playoffs that begin with a semifinal round in two bowl games played on New Year's Day. The semifinals will be played at the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl this season, then rotate among the Cotton Bowl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-19/bowl-game-sponsors-come-a
Playoff teams well-represented on All-American list

...Collins. The top-ranked Tide will face fourth-seeded Ohio State and All-America defensive end Joey Bosa on New Year's Day in the Sugar Bowl.Florida State had the most players on the three All-America teams with six. Receiver Rashad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-16/playoff-teams-well-repres
Florida State will feel right at home in Rose Bowl

...Dallas and the stadium where they opened the season with a win over Oklahoma State.But first things first.The New Year's Day game against Oregon is full of intriguing storylines, including a showdown between the past two Heisman Trophy winners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-17/florida-state-will-feel-r
2014 Holiday Events

...Augusta Rescue Mission; (706) 798-0123 COMMUNITYGEORGIA STATE PARKS: Georgia State Parks are open Christmas and New Year's Day; gastateparks.org WALMART FILL-THE-TRUCK TOY DRIVE: Through Dec. 14, area Walmart stores; toy drive open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-11/2014-holiday-events
Snubbed Big 12 might have to rethink its title model

...play in the Peach Bowl on Dec. 31 against Mississippi (9-3) from the SEC. Baylor is going to the Cotton Bowl on New Year's Day against Big Ten team Michigan State (10-2).TCU was third in the playoff ranking before its 55-3 win over last-place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-07/snubbed-big-12-might-have
Tide, Tigers in familiar territory playing for a conference title

...Saban.If the Tide knock off Missouri ? Alabama is a two-touchdown favorite ? the next game will likely be on New Year's Day at the Sugar Bowl in a national semifinal.Rest assured, Saban will make sure his players aren't looking ahead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-05/tide-tigers-familiar-terr