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Federal agency proposes new rules on payday loans

...small-dollar short-term loans or payday advances.But that lens also reveals some troubling pictures.Wynette Pleas of Oakland, Calif., says she endured a nightmare after getting a payday loan in late 2012. The 44-year-old mother of three, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-26/federal-agency-proposes-ne
Marlins' Jarred Cosart is cooperating with MLB

...Los Angeles defeat the Chicago White Sox 9-6 on Thursday.Kershaw showed no ill effects from his previous outing against Oakland last Friday, when he was hit in the jaw by a line drive and chipped a tooth. He gave up four hits and a run, walking one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-26/marlins-jarred-cosart-co
Ray Guy | The Augusta Chronicle

...Bulldogs to the program?s first state championship in 1967. Guy spent 14 seasons with the Raiders in the NFL, first in Oakland and then Los Angeles. He led the NFL in punting three times, was an All-Pro six times and finished his career with an average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/ray-guy
NFL suspending TV blackouts for 2015 season

...games were blocked from local TV because the games did not sell enough tickets. Some teams ? Tampa, Miami, Jacksonville, Oakland, St. Louis and San Diego ? have struggled to avoid blackouts, and the league is taking a bit of a gamble for 2015.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-23/nfl-suspending-tv-blackouts-2
Warriors cruise past Hawks for NBA's best record

OAKLAND, Calif. - Harrison Barnes had 25 points, Andre Iguodala added 21 points...trailed 59-47 at halftime. ... The Hawks lost their third straight in Oakland. ... There's no timetable for the return of Thabo Sefolosha (calf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-19/warriors-cruise-past-hawks-nb
All MLB games to start at same time on final day this year

...Mariners hold a one-game lead over Toronto for the second AL wild-card spot, do they start Felix Hernandez at home vs. Oakland or hold him for the playoff opener?They won't be able to wait to see how the Blue Jays do at Tampa Bay.Another result...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-20/all-mlb-games-start-same
Ex-Eagle Chuck Bednarik dies

...STADIUM ON BALLOT: Organ izers behind a proposed stadium near Los Angeles that could become home for the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders announced Saturday that they reached an important, early benchmark on the path to construction.A coalition of supporters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-21/ex-eagle-chuck-bednarik-dies
Ex-Brave Martin Prado helps lead Miami past Atlanta

...Young Award winner finished a five-inning outing.Kershaw turned awkwardly on the mound and raised his glove up to try and field Oakland's Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner. Instead, the ball struck the left-hander in the jaw.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-20/ex-brave-martin-prado-he
New Brave Jonny Gomes hears cheers from old fans

...killed three people and injured more than 250 others.Gomes only played for the Red Sox for 1½ seasons before being traded to Oakland in 2014, but he became one of the big leaders on the 2013 championship team, along with longtime Red Sox stars David Ortiz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-17/new-brave-jonny-gomes-he
Rory McIlory's early visit to Augusta National was just for fun

...to sign.He won the Honda Classic earlier this month, his first win on a major tour since the PGA Championship in 2008 at Oakland Hills."The signings have doubled, tripled," Harrington said.He feigned frustration, though the smile told a different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-18/rory-mcilorys-early-visit-au