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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
Ailing Allenby pulls out off Humana Challenge

...tournament is for amateurs from South America, Central America and the Caribbean. ... Jimmy Walker says being a professional athlete makes him less prone to criticize when he watches other sports (especially the Dallas Cowboys). "I don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-20/ailing-allenby-pulls-out-hum
Vikings' Adrian Peterson suspended for rest of season

...the functional equivalent of a weapon, particularly in the hands of someone with the strength of an accomplished professional athlete."Goodell also came down on Peterson for showing "no meaningful remorse" for hurting the boy and expressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-18/vikings-adrian-peterson-suspe
Uh-oh, it's that time again: Uncontrolled envy is a dangerous emotion

...output, and a reining-in of overall economic growth. IT IS DIFFICULT to understand why a person would resent a professional athlete, such as Tiger Woods, receiving $10 million in endorsements even though the sums were freely negotiated, without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-09/uh-oh-its-time-a
Active dogs getting ACL-like surgeries

...while ACL surgery can cost as much as $27,000, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Many professional athletes have come back from ACL surgery, but it takes a year out of their careers, said Reznik, an academy member who's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2014-10-18/active-dogs-getting-acl-surger
Prosecutors say A-Rod paid off his cousin

...among a group accused of acting as recruiters who set up meetings between athletes and Bosch, 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/baseball/2014-11-04/prosecutors-say-rod-paid
Cavaliers rally past East-leading Raptors

...that they didn't think the injury was anything serious. ACTIVISM: Magic Johnson praised recent activism by professional athletes on Tuesday and called for more conversation between government, law enforcement and black leaders.The basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-09/cavaliers-rally-past-east-lea
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
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