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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
Fryer: NASCAR finally seems willing to embrace change

...in 1961 were both banned for life ? Turner's was eventually lifted ? for trying to form the Federation of Professional Athletes and second-tier drivers were used at Talladega Superspeedway during a one-week boycott in 1969 as drivers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-13/fryer-nascar-finally-seems
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
Serena Williams easily advances to French Open semifinals

...said, "but it gives you ... a lot of humility."It took about a month for co-workers to realize she was a professional athlete."They were like, 'What are you doing here?'" she recalled.Now Bacsinszky heads into the most significant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-03/serena-williams-easi
Yogi Berra gets replicas of stolen rings, awards at 90th birthday celebration

...till it's over" and "When you come to a fork in the road, take it," Berra became one of the most beloved professional athletes. A 15-time All-Star, Berra was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1972."As a player, he was one thing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-12/yogi-berra-gets-replicas
Rockets coach Kevin McHale rips team after lackluster performance

...reacting to everything they were doing."The Rockets has 24 turnovers, upsetting McHale even more."These are professional athletes, and the turnovers we had were like seventh and eighth grade," McHale said. "We jumped in the air with no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-05/rockets-coach-kevin-mchale-ri
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
Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder, sentenced to life

...committed a brutal murder," District Attorney Thomas Quinn said after the verdict. "The fact that he was a professional athlete meant nothing in the end."Lloyd was shot six times early on June 17, 2013, in a deserted industrial park near...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-15/ex-nfl-star-hernandez-convict