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Seattle CEO says he will cut his pay to give every employee a minimum wage of $70,000

SEATTLE - For some companies, Seattle's new $15 minimum wage law isn't doing enough to help workers.The CEO of Gravity Payments, a Seattle-based company that processes credit-card payments, told his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/seattle-ceo-says-he-will-c
Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd is first pick in WNBA Draft

...decisions to turn pro were justified.Loyd went first to the Seattle Storm, and Zahui B. was taken second by the Tulsa Shock on...Loyd was the first Notre Dame player to be taken No. 1. In Seattle, she will be joined by UConn's Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-16/notre-dames-jewell-loyd-first-pic
Falcons' 2014 starters don't have job security

...Houston's Brooks Reed, Justin Durant of Dallas and O'Brien Schofield, who spent the past two seasons with Quinn in Seattle.Among those returning with Worrilow are Joplo Bartu and Prince Shembo.Worrilow said he can feel the pressure of competition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-16/falcons-2014-starters-dont-ha
Hawks looking to recapture form in playoffs

...the best-of-five series, with the deciding game going to overtime. The Suns also had a tough time with San Antonio and Seattle before losing to Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls in the finals."There is some concern with that," Barkley said Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-16/hawks-looking-recapture-form-
Major League Baseball notes

...Mejia's discipline came after positive tests and suspensions for pitchers Ervin Santana (Minnesota), David Rollins (Seattle) and Arodys Vizcaino (Atlanta). ANGELS: Manager Mike Scioscia is hoping to see Josh Hamilton when the team travels later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-13/major-league-baseball-no
Dortmund has slight edge over American Pharoah in Kentucky Derby

...Here's our Top 10:1. Dortmund (Bob Baffert, trainer; Martin Garcia, jockey): His 6 for 6 record matches marks of Seattle Slew and Smarty Jones before their Derby wins in 1977, 2004. ... Next start: Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs (May 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-14/dortmund-has-slight-
Dortmund still No. 1 in AP's Run to the Roses ranking

...comes into the May 2 Derby with a 6 for 6 record, the same as Seattle Slew (1977) and Smarty Jones (2004) before their Derby...Santa Anita Derby. ... His 6 for 6 record matches marks of Seattle Slew and Smarty Jones before their Derby wins in 1977, 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-07/dortmund-still-no-1-
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan not in gracious mood after title game loss to Duke

...with reporters.He complimented the official who made the crucial call.The graciousness Carles imo showed that night in Seattle runs counter to all those click-bait videos of coaches and players who are not at their best after heart-wrenching losses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-07/wisconsin-coach-bo-ryan-n
New Falcons coach Dan Quinn lays out specific plan for each player

...In Quinn, Atlanta gets a respected coordinator who helped Seattle win a Super Bowl and a two NFC championships the past two seasons...game-winning field goal at the Georgia Dome.Quinn and his mentor, Seattle head coach Pete Carroll, used that disappointment to help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-09/new-falcons-coach-dan-quinn-l
DirecTV ends ad campaign with Rob Lowe

...ads also inspired one of the most viewed Internet memes after Super Bowl LXI, showing Lowe's face on the body of losing Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll. It read: "I'm incredibly stupid Rob Lowe, I have the best running back in the NFL but I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-11/directv-ends-ad-campaign-r