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Stop attacks on women

...spiraled out of control. Since sports fans and particularly those who are young and impressionable often idolize professional athletes, would it be too much to ask all professional sports organizations to launch a joint public campaign to discourage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-20/stop-attacks-women
Tony Romo will play against Baltimore Ravens

...governor said the punishment given to the Baltimore Ravens running back sends the message that it's OK "for professional athletes to beat women, just for the sake of ratings."LePage was beaten by his father when he was young and has made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-13/tony-romo-will-play-against-b
Biogenesis owner Tony Bosch to plead guilty

...setting up meetings between the athletes and Bosch, who introduced himself as "Dr. T," authorities said. Professional athletes paid up to $12,000 a month for the drugs provided by Biogenesis, while high schoolers paid up to $600 a month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-05/biogenesis-owner-tony-bosch-plead
Apple's Beats buy joins tech and street-wise style

...visionary. But Dr. Dre and Iovine have created wildly popular headphones that young hipsters, celebrities and professional athletes adorn themselves with -even when they're not listening to music. Dre and Iovine's input will be highly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-01/apples-beats-buy-joins-tec
Boo Weekley | The Masters

...08/08 MILTON, Fla. --- PGA Tour golfers Boo Weekley, Heath Slocum and Bubba Watson aren't the only professional athletes to have done this city proud in 2008. Masters field taking shape Posted: 12/17/07 Boo Weekley has been so...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Boo_Weekley.shtml
Cultivate learning through school choice

...fit for every child. FAMILIES OF STUDENTS who are hospitalized or homebound; who are training to be actors or professional athletes; or who learn at a faster or slower pace than their peers should be empowered to choose the academic environment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-01-30/cultivate-learni
Pistons snap Heat's 10-game winning streak

...occurred during his NBA career.Clark, now 38, says he wasn't prepared mentally to handle the lifestyle of a professional athlete."The money, the fame, the fact that I was on TV. People think money will make your life better. Money didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-12-03/pistons-snap-heats-10-game-wi
NFL quarterbacks now joining flopping ranks

What once was limited to punters, soccer players and NBA players has now spread to NFL quarterbacks, who have now officially joined the ranks of professional athletes who flop.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-10-30/nfl-quarterbacks-now-joining-
Social media commentary can do damage

...always been targets for criticism. Because of Twitter and other platforms, however, direct access to college and professional athletes has never been greater. And the messages can get nasty.Last Saturday, after Missouri kicker Andrew Baggett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-10-29/social-media-commentary-c
IPO to give investors a stake in NFL running back

...build a brand for the long haul."Just like any securities investment there are risks. The marketability of professional athletes can go through wild swings if they become embroiled in scandals, as bicyclist Lance Armstrong and golfer Tiger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-17/ipo-give-investors-stake-n