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Carolina Panthers wait on word from doctors about Cam Newton

...adds another dimension," Rivera said. "He and (Anderson) are similar, but they are different. Cam obviously is a better runner. They both bring a lot to the table. What Cam does is he adds that extra dimension, the ability to run.""That was big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-19/carolina-panthers-wait-word-d
Braves get creative centerpiece for Upton

...level. Mallex Smith stole 88 bases between two levels in 2014, so it's not hard to find his carrying tool. He's an 80 runner, which is elite, and he knows how to use that speed to his advantage. The run game is enough to carry him to the upper levels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-19/braves-get-c
Jeff Gordon deserves recognition for bounce-back season

...Four spent most of the race running in the top seven. At one time, all four were running in the top four.BEST RACE, FIRST RUNNER-UP: AJ Allmen dinger's battle with Marcos Ambrose in the closing laps at Watkins Glen provided the most-thrilling finish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-12-17/jeff-gordon-deserves-recog
Clemson's Deshaun Watson could make run at Heisman

...taking his game to the NFL next season.Runner-up Melvin Gordon has already said he...quarterback Dak Prescott. A Tebow-like power runner, Prescott spent a few weeks as the Heisman...sophomore running back. Fabulous freshmen runners have been one of the top story lines of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-14/clemsons-deshaun-watson-c
Night at the Movies

...MastersLEFT BEHIND (PG-13): A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people vanish. MastersTHE MAZE RUNNER (PG-13): A boy is trapped in a deadly maze. MastersNO GOOD DEED (PG-13): A stranger terrorizes a family. MastersPENGUINS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-16/night-movies
Pitcher Jon Lester's decision on team could come Tuesday

...mound for the A's in the American League wild-card game against the Kansas City Royals and left in the eighth inning with runners on first and second with one out and his team leading 7-4. The Royals eventually won game 9-8 in 12 innings.Lester...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/pitcher-jon-lesters-deci
Oregon's Marcus Mariota heads Heisman finalists

...New York for the Heisman presentation after the finalists were announced Monday.Mariota is considered the clear the front-runner to win the 80th Heisman on Saturday night.He would become the first Oregon player to earn college football's most famous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-08/oregons-marcus-mariota-he
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota sweeps awards

...In a separate announcement he also was selected the Walter Camp National Player of the Year.Already considered the front-runner to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, he now hopes to become the first player to win the Maxwell Award and Heisman in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-11/oregon-quarterback-marcus
Calhoun tops Washington County in state championship

...with high hopes, but a costly turnover, constant mistakes and a momentum-shifting possession sealed their fates as state runner-up for the second season in a row."I wanted it so badly for them," Washington County coach Joel Ingram said. "I hate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-12-12/calhoun-tops
Michaux: Playoff system isn't perfect, but a good start

...final College Football Playoff poll after beating a bad Iowa State team by only 52 points. The Bears leaped the Frogs to first runner-up status with a narrow quality victory over Kansas State.There are legitimate arguments to be made for all of the blessed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-09/michaux-playoff-system-isnt-