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Augusta playground dedicated in honor of WWII veteran

...House manager, said the play area was dedicated during a ceremony that featured Augusta native and former professional basketball player Garrett Siler, whose mother is a nurse at the downtown VA.She said the inaugural game on the fenced-in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-21/augusta-playground-dedicated
Ex-Tar Heel P.J. Hairston headed to NBA Develop­ment League

...statement he is "excited to continue to pursue my degree at UNC while also pursuing my dream of becoming a professional basketball player." FLORIDA: The No. 10 Gators will be without leading scorer Casey Prather at Arkansas today.Coach Billy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-10/ex-tar-heel-pj-hairston-h
Rants & Raves

...ISN'T IT JUST LIKE THE liberal media to make a "hero" out of the anti-Christian announcement of a professional basketball player coming out of the closet? The main media just loves to find out things that go against Christianity and try...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-06/rants-raves
Benefactors will be honored

...owners. This year's honorees are: State Court Judge David Watkins; State Court Solicitor Harold Jones; professional basketball player Ernesia Wideman; juvenile court Judge Willie Saunders; HIV awareness advocate Mya Brown; actor Larry Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/10/ric_465069.shtml
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Night at the Movies

...Augusta Exchange, Evans, Aiken JUST WRIGHT (PG): Rapper-turned-tough-guy-actor Common plays a professional basketball player juggling the romantic advances of two women (Queen Latifah and Paula Patton). Augusta Exchange, Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2010-05-12/night-movies
Applause | Movies | Things to Do | Life
Beach volleyball faces NCAA vote

...opportunities for women to participate in intercollegiate sports," said DeBoer, a longtime indoor coach and former professional basketball player. "If we had only added women's sports that we had money for, and we had only added sports that didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/15/oth_563254.shtml
Other sports
Nike weighing options after another scandal

...the early 1970s. Nike's most high profile endorsement came in the 1980s when it inked a deal with former professional basketball player Michael Jordan. The deal is widely seen as one of the most successful endorsements of all time.Nike, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-10-18/nike-weighing-options-after-anoth
Yao Ming's retirement could dull Chinese interest

...Ming who makes the kids in China like basketball and it's also Yao Ming who makes the kids know how a real professional basketball player should be," said Xu Jicheng, a longtime basketball commentator."I'm not thrilled about his retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-07-11/yao-mings-retirement-could-du
Night at the movies

...Evans, Augusta Exchange JUST WRIGHT ( ***, PG): Rapper-turned-tough-guy-actor Common plays a professional basketball player juggling the romantic advances of two women (Queen Latifah and Paula Patton). Last day, Augusta Exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2010-06-16/night-movies
Curry handles gloom and Iverson

...in a business now where job security is day to day. It was that way for his entire 15-year career as a professional basketball player when he forged a life with the force of his will and the strength of character. Few NBA role players have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/14/mic_503947.shtml
Scott Michaux