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Italians have big day in Tour de France's seventh stage

NANCY, France - Matteo Trentin of Italy won Friday's seventh stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish...Italian Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader's yellow jersey. U.S. rider Tejay van Garderen, a solid all-around rider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-11/italians-have-big-day-tour-de-fra
Final might be Alejandro Sabella's last game as Argentina's coach

...Alejandro Sabella might step down after Sunday's World Cup final against Germany.Sabella's spokesman, Eugenio Lopez, told Buenos Aires radio...second round or the quarterfinals.Lopez says "it's better to leave while you're up, rather than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-11/final-might-be-aleja
Alex Wood's solid start spoiled by Cubs' walkoff win

CHICAGO - Alex Wood's pitching kept the Atlanta Braves close, and Christian Bethancourt's two-out single in the ninth inning tied it...for an RBI single that made it 3-all."It's just one of those things," Wood said following the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-11/alex-woods-solid-start-s
Colin Montgomerie still leads U.S. Senior Open

...one-shot advantage from the first round at the U.S. Senior Open, and it was.The Scotsman shot...He is at 6-under after two rounds."It's not easy to repeat a good round as yesterday's was, but this was as good, to be honest," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-11/colin-montgomerie-still-lead
Georgia's Democratice Senate candidate, Michelle Nunn, to return contributions linked to ex-convict

ATLANTA - Georgia's Democratic Senate candidate, Michelle Nunn...said Nunn was unaware of Virtual Murrell's criminal history."We haven't and won't...of contributions received during Tuesday's event in Washington, D.C., was not disclosed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/georgias-democratice-senate-c
Vehicle overturns in Belk's parking lot

...NORTH AUGUSTA -- An accident in the Belk's parking lot caused an SUV to overturn Saturday...him off guard."It surprised me, that's for sure," he said. "I was only going...thing I knew I was upside down."Saturday's accident marked the second time a vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-12/vehicle-overturns-belks-park
Greenbrier baseball's Sasser picks Georgia

...parents' footsteps by picking Georgia to attend college."It's been my dream school," he said. "Growing up as a kid, I would...Greenbrier now that he knows where he will be after graduation. He's also the second Greenbrier star to commit this week, as Nick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-07-11/greenbrier-baseballs-
One for the books

...a noted critic of President Obama.It's still perplexing as to why the retailer pulled...title in the first place.Dinesh D'Souza's America: Imagine a World Without Her was...documentary film when one of the nation's largest retailers made the decision before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-12/one-books
Tobacco firms Reynolds, Lorillard in merger talks

...are in talks to combine two of the nation's oldest and biggest tobacco companies. A...Herzog wrote in an investor note.That's partly because demand for traditional cigarettes...health concerns and social stigma. U.S. cigarette sales fell about 2.6 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-11/tobacco-firms-reynolds-lor
Zach Johnson, William McGirt are tied for John Deere Classic lead

...lead at the halfway point of the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic.Johnson, the Deere...TOUR: In Southport, England, Mo Martin's second consecutive 3-under-par 69 gave...Beatriz Recari (67 on Friday) and former U.S. Women's Open champion So Yeon Ryu (70...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-11/zach-johnson-william-mcgirt-