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Augusta GreenJackets receive several roster moves over weekend

...the GreenJackets received Sam Mende from Salem-Keizer. Mende, drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2011 out of South Florida, played three years in the Rockies system. The 24-year-old now serves as system depth for the Giants.The GreenJackets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-28/augusta-greenjackets-rec
Rickie Fowler gets used to majors' big stage

...McIlroy looks forward to playing with Fowler, the two having become good friends since they both bought homes in south Florida."We'll try and treat it like any other day," McIlroy said, "even though it isn't."For some, Fowler has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-19/rickie-fowler-gets-used-majo
Chris Bosh will stay in with Heat

...wanting to return home," Riley said in a statement Friday night. "The last four years have been an incredible run for South Florida, Heat fans, our organization and for all of the players who were a part of it. LeBron is a fantastic leader, athlete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-11/chris-bosh-will-stay-heat
Ferguson: Wie, Lewis share friendship amid budding rivalry

SOUTHPORT, England - The friendly matches in South Florida can involve as many as eight players, with teams decided by drawing names from a hat.Michelle Wie would seem to be a great pick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-08/ferguson-wie-lewis-share-fri
Stacy Lewis takes one-shot lead in U.S. Women's Open

...with it. At the same time, you have to know par is a good number and keep grinding away."Wie, who now lives in south Florida, had the yardage books from U.S. Open runner-up Rickie Fowler and Keegan Bradley. Studying as hard as she did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-19/stacy-lewis-takes-one-shot-l
Social media has helped injured swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen

...living their lives," said Kelli Burns, associate professor for the school of mass communications at the University of South Florida. "It may make her fans feel like they're right there with them and seeing a lot of what's happening."A six-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-27/social-media-has-helped-injured-s
Tiger says recovery is ahead of schedule

...his swing from chipping and putting to wedges, all the way up the bag to the driver, and then playing at home in South Florida. He said he often stood on the back of the cart to avoid sitting. Early on in the recovery, he filled the holes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-24/tiger-says-recovery-ahead-sc
Tiger Woods starting to take fuller practice swings

...was taking full swings at the Medalist Golf Club in South Florida."Tiger is progressing like he expected," Mark Steinberg...miss it," said Wie, who knows both from living in South Florida. END OF THE LINE: Golf writer Dan Jenkins' streak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-06-17/tiger-woods-starting-take-fu
Kansas City memorial puts focus on century-old war

...War wasn't as lengthy as that of the other nations', Graydon Tunstall, history professor at the University of South Florida, said it's vital to study World War I."World War II gets the majority of attention," said Tunstall, who has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-07/kansas-city-memorial-puts-focus-cen
Heat put contract talks on hold during NBA Finals

...it's going to be a great team," Wade said. "It's going to go down in history as an unbelievable team not only in South Florida but in NBA history."Given that, it's easy to see why so much attention gets paid to how long this team can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-06-02/heat-put-contract-talks-hold-