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Bud Selig is praised on Jackie Robinson Day

...long enough, things can turn around," Selig said later.For the first time since Robinson's number was retired, no players in the major leagues were wearing No. 42. Players using the number were grandfathered at the time of Selig's announcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-15/bud-selig-praised-jackie
Masters drama ends far too soon

...son means more to me than the green jacket," Watson said.A second green jacket opens even more doors for Watson. No player that's won two Masters has ever been left out of golf's Hall of Fame."To get the first one, it was a dream come...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/masters-drama-ends-far-too-soon
Zach Johnson | The Masters

...victory. Careers appear to move in step Posted: 04/06/08 You can search the list of world-class golfers and find no player with a greater appreciation for what Zach Johnson has accomplished than Vaughn Taylor. Firm, fast course yields high...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Zach_Johnson.shtml
Golfer must make cut to seek jacket

...everyone involved," Payne said last year.Sixty-one players made the cut in 2013, which fell at 4-over-par 148.No player has ever come back from 10 shots down to win the Masters ? the largest 36-hole comeback was eight by Jack Burke Jr. in...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/golfer-must-make-cut-seek-jacket
Youth competition reflects efforts to 'grow game' of golf

...300 golfers came to the First Tee of Augusta for two local qualifiers for the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship, but no players from the Augusta area made it all the way to the finals."To see people drive from North Carolina and other neighboring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-05/youth-competition-reflects-e
Par-3 winner Ryan Moore pleased with play

...Wednes day's Par-3 Contest at the Masters Tournament.That's understandable. It's been well-documented that no player has won the Masters in the same year he has won the Par-3 Con test, a fact that hardly eluded Moore.But he still...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/par-3-winner-ryan-moore-pleased-play
Dottie Pepper covers Masters for ESPN

...have also won the Par-3 Contest.Palmer's win came in 1967 when he shot 4-under 23 and prevailed in a playoff.No player has won both the Par-3 and the Masters in the same year, and Palmer's win on the short course came three years after...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/dottie-pepper-covers-masters-espn
World Golf Hall of Fame makes changes to criteria, voting

...required percentage of players from the PGA Tour ballot and International ballot to gain Hall entry was 65 percent. But if no player received that amount, the leading vote-getter, as long as he received at least 50 percent, would get into the Hall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-03-23/world-golf-hall-fame-makes-c
Diamondbacks sign free agent Arroyo

...into Friday. Pestano was joined by outfielder Michael Brantley and right-handers Justin Masterson and Josh Tomlin.No player had gone to a hearing since Feb. 15, 2012, when Pittsburgh outfielder Garrett Jones argued against the Pirates in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-07/diamondbacks-sign-free-a
Bulldogs' defense targeted by rule

...explanation of the Drew call, the Southeastern Conference released a statement during the game that stated Rule 9-1-4: "No player shall target and initiate CONTACT TO THE HEAD OR NECK area of a defenseless opponent with the helmet, forearm, hand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/uga/2013-10-19/bulldogs-defense-targeted-rul