San Francisco Giants announce two-year extension with Augusta GreenJackets

The San Francisco Giants and Augusta GreenJackets announced Monday a two-year...marking Augusta's 11th and 12th seasons as a Class A affiliate of San Francisco."The San Francisco Giants enjoy working with the new ownership and management...

New rules aim to reduce default rates in reverse mortgages amid signs program is rebounding

...expect strong growth as the housing market improves, particularly in once hard-hit Sun Belt areas including Phoenix, Miami and San Diego, Calif., and aging Americans find value in growing old in their homes.They are also being boosted by high-appreciation...

Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...France, which followed last year's European title with a bronze in Madrid even without Tony Parker, could be the team if the San Antonio Spurs point guard returns.But even after watching this team average 104.6 points and win by 33 per game, Krzyzewski...


...Union president.The uniform, with a flesh-colored section between stomach and thighs, was worn by IDRD-Bogota Humana-San Mateo-Solgar riders at the Tour of Tuscany in Italy over the weekend.UCI President Brian Cookson wrote on his Twitter account...

Sheriff delivers 9/11 speech

...Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree's speech at the 9/11 ceremony. BASTARDS!....that was the headline of the San Francisco Examiner the day after the attacks.You see, there are many different emotions and stories as to where we were when...

2 killed in interstate wreck Friday morning in Columbia County

...in a traffic accident on Interstate 20 in Columbia County near the McDuffie County line.Hugo Ajejandro Villarreal, 29, of San Antonio, Texas, was identified as the vehicle's driver. The identification of the passenger is still pending notification...

Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan can break NCAA record

...six to eight weeks.The injury to Walsh means junior Daxx Garman will make his first college start Saturday against Texas-San Antonio.Garman came on in relief of Walsh last week and completed 16 of 26 passes for 244 yards and two touchdowns.RUTGERS...

China fines Audi $40.5 million, Chrysler $5.2 million in auto industry anti-monopoly probe

...and appealed to Chinese regulators to end it.In other industries, companies under investigation include Qualcomm Inc., a San Diego, Calif.-based maker of chips used in mobile phones, and software giant Microsoft Corp.Business groups welcomed the...

Hawks GM Danny Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

...this season. Ferry has been credited for his efforts to overhaul the team and build a culture modeled on reigning NBA champion San Antonio, where he worked before joining the Hawks in 2012. Two of his most lauded moves were dumping the big-money contracts...

Business news

...nation's second biggest U.S. newspaper publisher by circulation, said Friday that it is exploring strategic options that could include a sale of the company or parts of it. Its papers include the the San Jose Mercury News and the Denver Post.