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Connor McDavid is top pick in NHL Draft

...superstardom officially began Friday night when the Edmonton Oilers grabbed him with the top overall selection in the draft. No player has entered the league with such hype since Crosby a decade ago, and his level of celebrity within the game already may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-26/connor-mcdavid-top-pick-nh
Rapinoe, Holiday out for US in World Cup quarterfinals

...suspended for their team's following game.Single yellow cards are canceled after the quarterfinals to ensure that no players miss the final because of a caution in the semis.Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd each scored for the United States in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-23/rapinoe-holiday-out-us-world-cup-
Braves stick to points of emphasis in draft that lacked impact

...runs, and his .506 slugging percentage is second to Freeman on the team.Whether it be by luck or approach, perhaps no player has thrived off Atlanta's contact philosophy more than Johnson. He has cut his strikeouts by eight percentage points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-13/braves-stick-points-emph
Curry, James meet again in NBA Finals

...Bill Russell's Celtics of the 1960s <0x2014> is one advantage for the Cavs against a Warriors team with no players who have played for the championship. Warriors rookie coach Steve Kerr, who won five titles as a player, says he and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-03/curry-james-meet-again-nba-fi
Aiken coach Aubrey Pompey helped team find chemistry, consistency

...contributions from all 12 players over the course of the season, many times using more than half the roster to earn its wins. No player averaged double-digit points, and the contributions came from a mix of upper and underclassmen."There was no selfishness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-04-08/aiken-coach-aubrey-po
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
The 16th: Home of Great Shots

...1975There's a reason the Jack Nicklaus plaque is located between the 16th green and the 17th tee at Augusta National.No player has benefited more from the hole than Nicklaus, who made birdies at the 16th in the final round of three of his Masters...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/16th-home-great-shots
Teen star Lydia Ko has share of lead in wet Phoenix

...Islands Open to 54 holes after play was suspended on Thursday because of high winds sweeping the Portuguese archipelago.No players managed to take to the Clube de Golf Santo da Serra course.Last year, heavy fog during the first three days of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-19/teen-star-lydia-ko-has-share
Players warned about throwing items into crowd in Phoenix

...propelling items into the crowd on the 16th hole."Someone wrote on the top of the notice, "ARE YOU KIDDING ME?"Um, no.Players won't be able to claim ignorance. Andy Pazder, the tour's chief of operations, said the notice would be posted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-13/players-warned-about-throwin
Michaux: Passion fuels Patrick Reed's best year

...when a lot of players did a lot of great things to fill the void left by a largely vacant Tiger Woods, there might be no player in the world who established more of a name for himself than Reed did.If the golf world didn't notice Reed shooting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-12-06/michaux-passion-fuels-patric