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Florida State's Jameis Winston hopes to remain in his 'sanctuary'

...Winston said he's only thinking about academics and the No. 2 Seminoles' game with Oregon in the Rose Bowl on Wednesday...million offer to Harbaugh.PENN STATE: Derek Jeter's former No. 2 locker was the place holder for Nittany Lions kicker Sam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-27/florida-states-jameis-win
In Rose Bowl, Oregon must find way to stop Winston, Florida State without star cornerback

...was peaking, with Jameis Winston and Florida State on the horizon, an injury took away the Ducks' best defensive back.No. 2 Oregon (12-1) will face the No. 3 Seminoles (13-0) on Jan. 1 in the College Football Playoff semifinals at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-28/rose-bowl-oregon-must-fin
UConn coach Geno Auriemma moves atop winning percentage list

...career with a winning percentage of 86.878 and a record of 576-87."But if we lose Monday night, then I'm back to No. 2, and I'm king for a day," Auriemma joked.Moriah Jefferson broke out of a three-game slump with a career-high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-27/uconn-coach-geno-auriemma
Oddities not rare in sports in 2014

...central New Jersey was cut in such a way to present an image of the Yankee captain's face, along with a baseball and his No. 2. "This was just something totally different," said Cindy VonThun, whose in-laws own the farm. "To walk out in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-26/oddities-not-rare-sp
Arizona's first loss makes for long break before the next game

...hoping.He said before the season that the Wildcats were not nearly as good as the preseason hype - they're were ranked No. 2 in The Associated Press poll - and could get off to a rocky start as they tried to build some team chemistry.The rocky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-26/arizonas-first-loss-makes
NFL domestic violence is top sports story of 2014

...second-place story nine points and so on.NFL domestic violence received 659 points and 29 first-place votes.The No. 2 story, Clippers owner Donald Sterling forced out by the NBA after racist statements, had 518 points.Here are 2014's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-23/nfl-domestic-violence-top-sports-
Key shots gave major winners peace of mind in 2014

...he saidPicking out a signature shot for Kaymer isn't easy in an eight-shot, wire-to-wire victory at Pinehurst No. 2. He quickly settled on the par-5 fifth hole Saturday, where he hit 7-iron from a sandy area to an elevated green...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-12-23/key-shots-gave-major-winners
Illinois State rallies to oust top-seeded New Hampshire in FCS semifinals

...ran in the two-point conversion.The defense held after that and the Redbirds advanced to the FCS Champion ship against No. 2 North Dakota State, the three-time defending champion and Illinois State's Missouri Valley Conference rival, on Jan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-20/illinois-state-rallies-ou
Baylor women edge Syracuse in top-20 showdown

...eighth consecutive victory.Khadijiah Cave had 13 points, five rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block for Baylor. NO. 2 CONNECTICUT 98, NO. 25 DEPAUL 64In Bridgeport, Conn., Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and Connecticut (7-1) returned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-19/baylor-women-edge-syracus
Duke responds against Connecticut

...N.J. - Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded to a tongue lashing by coach Mike Krzyzewski to beat defending national champion Connecticut 66-56 on Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-18/duke-responds-against-con