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Chris Froome wins his 2nd Tour de France title

...the meticulous planning of Dave Brailsford, the organizational brains at Team Sky.In a repeat of 2013, Quintana was runner-up. But the margin was much smaller this time: 1 minute, 12 seconds, the tightest win since 2008.Alejandro Valverde...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-26/chris-froome-wins-hi
Chris Froome maintains lead in Tour de France

...Ultimately, Quintana left himself too much to do on the last of four days in the Alps. Just as in 2013, he'll finish runner-up again to Froome.Quintana said time lost in the first week cost him dearly.Still, he said: "Second at the Tour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-25/chris-froome-maintai
Mexico, Panama prevail at Gold Cup quarterfinals

...its four Gold Cup games, Panama has gone up 1-0 only to allow the equalizer in the second half. But Panama, the runner-up in the 2013 Gold Cup, keeps advancing."Panama played one of its best matches and I want people in Panama to start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-19/mexico-panama-prevail-gold-cup-qu
Michaux: Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth meet in playoff that never was

...2 by a couple of strokes had to feel a little better than when he walked off Chambers Bay without even accepting his runner-up silver medal."We had a lot of fun out there today," Johnson said of his head-to-head opening round with Spieth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-16/michaux-dustin-johnson-jorda
Peter Sagan misses out on stage victory again

...soared into the mid-90s. A loss of concentration proved very painful for Jean-Christophe Peraud. Last year's runner-up suffered a nasty spill at speed on the flat, tearing strips of skin off his left leg and arms as he hit the deck hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-17/peter-sagan-misses-o
Amateur among three tied for lead at British Open

...ended Sunday, expect anything today.Oosthuizen, the last player to lift the claret jug at St. Andrews in 2010 and a runner-up at the U.S. Open in June, birdied three of his last five holes for 67. Day is just as big of a threat. He shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-19/amateur-among-three-tied-lea
Robert Samuels is senior division Augusta City Amateur champ

...best known for being a hard-luck golfer. He has 19 runner-up finishes and is winless (0-4) in playoffs."Normally...consistent self in his first three starts this season with two runner-up finishes and a third-place. He knew he could win the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/amateur-golf/2015-07-19/robert-samuels-
Exploring St. Andrews the town

...tee at the markers, and we did that.Old Tom Morris helped organize the first Open Championship in 1860 and finished runner-up to Willie Park. He won it four times, and was named custodian of the Links at St. Andrews in 1865. In addition to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/john-boyette/2015-07-18/exploring
Tom Watson | The Masters

...Palmer believes this could be his year at Masters Posted: 04/08/15 Can Ryan Palmer win the Masters? The 2014 Masters runner-up Jordan Spieth thinks so. Two-time Masters champion Tom Watson, who will be teeing off in his 42nd Masters, says the length...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Tom_Watson.shtml
Rickie Fowler heads into Open still seeking a truly signature win

...tied for fifth at the 2011 Open, and last year he finished two shots behind McIlroy at Royal Liverpool, claiming the runner-up spot along with Sergio Garcia."When I believed that I could really win over here was after my stellar start of 79...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-14/rickie-fowler-heads-open-sti