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Oddities not rare in sports in 2014

...temporary porcelain) crown.Uruguay was playing Italy in June, each looking to reach the round of 16. Suarez, one of soccer's top scorers, nuzzled up to Giorgio Chiellini late in the game and suddenly, inexplicably sunk his teeth into the shoulder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-26/oddities-not-rare-sp
Liverpool has fallen back in 2014 in the Premier League

...the top of the Premier League ? always a significant milestone in the English game ? and playing the most exciting brand of soccer in the country. With striker Luis Suarez pouring in goals and Brendan Rodgers being hailed for his managerial qualities, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-25/liverpool-has-fallen
Britain tries to educate casual fans about horse racing

...they are not really engaging with it as a sport."Although horse racing is Britain's second biggest spectator sport after soccer, the Jockey Club believes that around 80 percent of race-goers have little or no knowledge about just what they are seeing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-25/britain-tries-educat
Overtime

...Player of the Year.The governing body of soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean...already achieved a lot in Major League Soccer," Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino...U.S. and was recently named U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year. PokerWorld...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-23/overtime
Pro-quality photography, video options continue to improve

...limited to the standard high-definition 1920x1080.Nonetheless, the 4k footage doesn't disappoint. I shot some children's soccer matches and hiked to a creek.On a 4k display, small details pop into view, like blades of grass and dust on smooth surfaces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-24/pro-quality-photography-video-optio
College soccer powers to meet for title

...upstarts. The last two teams left at the NCAA soccer tournament rank among the bluest of the bluebloods...in Boca Raton, Florida."They know this is a soccer school, and that soccer is taken very seriously," Virginia coach George...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-13/college-soccer-powers-meet-title
Saudi woman arrested while attending soccer game

...Saudi woman arrested while attending a soccer game in the kingdom claims she did not...and has no designated areas for women at soccer stadiums, though authorities have announced...members of U.S. Congress watched a local soccer club match, also in Riyadh.The arrested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-15/saudi-woman-arrested
Manchester City's future looks bright as new soccer academy opens

...Six years into their reign and Manchester City's ambitious Abu Dhabi owners continue to change the landscape of English soccer.Initially, it was about short-term success, spending more than $1 billion on the squad to move a plucky, underachieving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-08/manchester-citys-fut
Virginia beats UCLA on penalty kicks to win NCAA men's soccer title

CARY, N.C. - Virginia is again the best in college soccer.The Cavaliers beat UCLA 4-2 on penalty kicks after a scoreless...It was very difficult to break down. There's a saying in soccer that sometimes teams park a bus in front of their own goal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-14/virginia-beats-ucla-penal
Overtime

...706) 823-3408.The deadline is 5 p.m. today. SoccerMemorial event set for Saturday The Jenny Clark Mem orial Alumni Soccer Tourna ment will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lakeside High School.Cost to participate is $25. All proceeds benefit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-16/overtime