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Ironman 70.3 | The Augusta Chronicle

...39. Nina Kraft of Cermont, Fla., won the women's division with a time of 4:30:22. She was the lone professional athlete in the entire field. See the pictures and read the message of support posted on Twitter and Instagram about the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/sports/esi-ironman-703
Georgia attorney general says decision on daily fantasy sports legality 'pending'

...cease-and-desist order last week to FanDuel and DraftKings, two companies that let users assemble teams of professional athletes and win money based on their statistical performances in real-life games.The companies argue that their contests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-15/georgia-attorney-general
Rants & Raves

...misinformed base. I FIND IT OFFENSIVE that the Spurrier Gamecocks are wearing reminders of the Charleston tragedy. Professional athletes have been fined for having symbols on their helmets and uniforms. What about the men and women in law enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-09/rants-raves
San Francisco's last gun store to close

...enthusiasts from around the world, many posing in photos with Alcairo and his pistol-packing clerks. Alcairo said professional athletes would visit the store when playing in San Francisco for the novelty of buying a weapon ? and a T-shirt ? from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-04/san-franciscos-last-gun-st
Legal showdown looms over NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes

...representing former Clemson football player Martin Jenkins and two others. He has also represented labor unions for professional athletes. "That's perfectly lawful, but you don't get to conspire not to pay your workers anything in that business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-22/legal-showdown-looms-over
Anit-doping agency wants organizers of Pan Am Games to store drug-test samples

...more money made available to those who want to beat the system," Howman said.He used the example of wealthy professional athletes, some earning as much a year as WADA's annual budget of $30 million. WADA has spent about $65 million on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-14/anit-doping-agency-wants-organize
Stem cells still uncharted territory in sports

...therapy) would almost become like maintenance ... if they generate tissue."That "if" remains problematic for professional athletes and teams that pay them millions. Several years after Nitkowski's procedure, debate on stem cell therapy for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-18/stem-cells-still-uncharted-territ
Businesses pursue celebrity clients

...care of itself," says Brian Menickella, a financial adviser in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, who works with professional athletes including Los Angeles Angels centerfielder Mike Trout.Menickella, co-owner of The Beacon Group, networked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/going-after-list-businesse
Davidson swimmer Lindsay Wallace picked up the pace in junior year

...happy to have her as a part of the team."I'm just amazed at her dedication for the sport, she's like a professional athlete," Davidson coach Sarah Nelson said. "We're super proud of her over at Davidson. She's the first to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-04-05/davidson-swimmer-lind
State to boost local sports events

...five-member panel to divvy up whatever money the legislature gives it each year, and the members are to include professional athletes, college coaches and athletic directors.Rep. Buzz Brockway, R-Lawrenceville, asked if the state fund would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-04/state-boost-local-sports