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Troy Merritt's 61 upstages Jordan Spieth at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped...PGA Tour round.Merritt tied David Frost's tournament mark set in 1994 and tops the...opened with 69 on Thursday, saw Spieth's score in the morning and knew the opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-17/troy-merritts-61-upstages-jo
Novak Djokovic ends Rafael Nadal's run again in clay-court event in Monaco

...MONACO - Monte Carlo is not Rafael Nadal's playground anymore, and Novak Djokovic is...years, the top-ranked Serb ended Nadal's run at the clay-court Masters tournament...in the principality after ending Nadal's eight-year reign in 2013.Djokovic has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-18/novak-djokovic-ends-rafael-nadals
Aiken's Kevin Kisner is tied for second at the RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - It's been nearly five months since a University of Georgia graduate won on the PGA Tour.In Bulldog years, that's an eternity.Aiken native Kevin Kisner would like to end that streak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-18/aikens-kevin-kisner-tied-sec
Next Masters might be Tom Watson's last

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Two-time Masters champion Tom Watson says his next visit to play...last. A fatigued Watson says at the RBC Heritage on Saturday that it's getting more difficult for him to compete on the PGA Tour and he didn't...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/next-masters-might-be-tom-watsons-last
Volunteers' time, money crucial in successfully battling Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association recently released the annual Facts and Figures...risk, mortality and economic impact of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. And I can say that it's not good news for our community. IN 2015, THERE ARE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-19/volunteers-time-
What's in a hotel name? Guests try to decipher the mystery

NEW YORK - Today's traveler faces a bewildering choice of hotel...stay at a Hyatt? Take your pick. There's Hyatt Re gency, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt...sense of comfort.No longer.The world's 10 largest hotel chains now offer a combined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-18/whats-hotel-name-guests-tr
WNBA's Seattle Storm has a plan for its drastic makeover

...there was not much need to change. If it's not broken why fix it," new Seattle coach...some capacity honor Lauren. Whether that's on or off the court at some point that is...Valavanis said.Included in Seattle's overhaul were changes in the front office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-18/wnbas-seattle-storm-
Rome Braves turn to Edgerton's timely hits to beat Augusta GreenJackets

...after tying the game on a big hit, Rome's Jordan Edgerton found another hole late to...young shortstop scored on both of Edgerton's hits and went 2 for 5, while Edgerton went...it ignites us," Edgerton said. "He's the firestarter. Once he gets on, it helps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-17/rome-braves-turn-edgerto
Nearly 100,000 attend defending champion Ohio State's spring game

...36-34. TEXAS: In Austin, Texas, the Longhorns started spring practice with a quarterback duel and ended it with last season's starter, Tyrone Swoopes, entrenched as the No. 1. For now.Swoopes went 17 of 31 passing for 159 yards and ran for a score...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-18/nearly-100000-attend-defe
Hawks taking Nets seriously in first round

ATLANTA - There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will...losing in a seven-game thriller.Now it's the Hawks (60-22) with the target on their...Brooklyn coach Lionel Hollins said. "It's a tremendous challenge, but that's what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-18/hawks-taking-nets-seriously-f