Tennessee women expect to be met by hostile crowd in Spokane

...who replaced Kelly Graves after he went to Oregon.The Zags upset third-seeded Oregon State last weekend, their record eighth win...won a national championship," Burdick said.OREGON TRAIL: Tennessee players Jordan Reynolds, Mercedes...

Altera's stock soars after report of possible Intel acquisition

...betting on a takeover.Altera Corp.'s stock surged $9.81, or 28 percent, to finish at $44.39, its highest closing price since June 2011. Intel Corp.'s shares rose $1.92, or more than 6 percent, to close at $32.Intel, based in Santa...

Louisville surges past N.C. State to reach Elite Elight

...the fourth seed in the East and seeking to make its third Final Four in four years, will play either No. 3 seed Oklahoma or seventh-seeded Michigan State in the East final on Sunday. The Sooners and Spartans played in Friday's nightcap in the Carrier...

Brother-in-law convicted of killing Fort Stewart soldier

...consider Swain's statement to FBI agents after he was arrested in December 2013."He firmly and repeatedly denies his involvement or that he would ever kill somebody for money," Tolley said. "Why admit being somewhere if you knew a murder had been committed...

Tar Heels 'proud' of late-season run

...after leading by at least seven in the second half. Two came against rival Duke, while all five came against teams seeded fourth or better in the NCAAs.Paige said the Tar Heels are "so close to being an elite team.""People were probably looking past us...

Law enforcement agencies continue to close racial gap

...full-time sworn deputies since September, two of whom were black."Of course we can't tailor our hiring practices toward one gender or one race group," he said. "We have to give an equal chance to everybody and we encourage anyone to apply."

Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports...

Drug testing, power arms contribute to decline in home runs

...testing, all those power arms in the bullpen or a lower strike zone, baseballs just aren't...flying out of the park like they did a decade or two ago.Sluggers who came of age in the...capable of throwing fastballs that approach, or even top, 100 mph.With the stigma of...

Hold fast to the cross, not just at Easter

...dreamed that their life could be different or the world could be different, only to see...the ways that we are brittle and dried out or even burnt out. We are all so fragile. It doesn't take much to break us or burn us.God once led the prophet Ezekiel...

Local collectors start 'picking' business

...Columbia to Waynesboro ? buying items for resale, for clients or for their own personal collections.They're called CSRA Pickers...and grandpa stuff" to trigger memories of valuable antiques, or "any guy stuff" to locate items in the lucrative fields of fishing...