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Robert Samuels goes for Peak player of year honors

...Samuels has three victories and a runner-up finish while making seven starts...Instead, Samuels, who had 16 runner-up finishes in seven years before winning...when it's over."With a win or runner-up finish by Samuels, Rangos and Hurt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-21/robert-samuels-goes-peak-pla
Overtime

...The U.S. Tennis Assoc iation followed this week's WTA rankings in announcing the seedings Wednesday.French Open runner-up Simona Halep is seeded second after reaching a career-best ranking this month.Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova is seeded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-20/overtime
Hunter Mahan wants to stay in hunt for stretch drive

...is not the only player going through an ordinary year.Phil Mickelson did not have a top 10 on the PGA Tour until his runner-up finish two weeks ago at the PGA Championship, which at least secured his spot on a 10th consecutive Ryder Cup team and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-19/hunter-mahan-wants-stay-hunt
Wrist injury to keep Rafael Nadal from defending U.S. Open title

...month, and it's been more than two years since he won one of his record 17 Grand Slam titles. But he is coming off a runner-up finish at Wimbledon last month and a hard-court title at the Cincinnati Masters on Sunday.After beating David Ferrer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-18/wrist-injury-keep-ra
Overtime

...The next closest golfers are Chuck Withers and Jim Brisson with 77s.Augusta's John Wade, who has a victory and a runner-up finish this season, leads the way in the regular division. He shot 79 while Patrick McBride had 80 and Bill Sheehan 81...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-16/overtime
Serena Williams finally breaks through at Western & Southern Open

...for Federer, who finally got the large winner's trophy after losing his past four Masters title matches. He was the runner-up to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Toronto a week earlier."I've been bringing home some smaller ones," Federer said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-17/serena-williams-fina
Overtime

...state championship for the 2010-11 season and was a runner-up for the 2011-12 season.Bollant graduated from Buffalo...Masters series event he has never won, finishing as the runner-up four times.While Djokovic moved on, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-12/overtime
Some tracks change rules after driver Kevin Ward Jr.'s death

...Biffle has 19 career Sprint Cup victories, along with Truck and Nationwide Series championships, and was the 2005 Cup runner-up driving for Jack Roush. C-A-R-L-Z-O-U: Carl Edwards, who grew up in Columbia, Mo. and remains a passionate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-13/some-tracks-change-rules-a
New University of Georgia Bulldogs coordinator is stressing 'ball first'

...Conference last season in turnovers gained with 15. SEC East champion Missouri led the league with 32, while BCS title game runner-up Auburn had only 19.In Pruitt's one season at Florida State, it tied for second in the nation with 35 turnovers gained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-13/new-university-georgia-bu
Michaux: Rory McIlroy's star shone brightest at dark PGA Championship

...while Furyk posted his second consecutive top-5 major finish to go with his 14th at Masters, 12th at U.S. Open and runner-up at Players.BOGEY: Tiger Woods. After turning up on the tournament's eve like a rock star and declaring himself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-11/michaux-rory-mcilroys-star-s