Dan Jenkins' latest book chronicles a half-century of the Masters and more

...Jenkins has covered so many Masters Tournaments as a sports writer ? this is his 64th in a row ? that he is on his third...his hero he wanted to concentrate on his career as a sports writer. That turned out to be a wise move.

For Nicklaus, breakfast of champions included bacon

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.? Sigmund Freud Back in 1967, Augusta Chronicle sports writer Jim Martin wrote a delightful look at a day in the Masters Week life of Jack Nicklaus.It is almost like a 1960s-era TV sitcom...

Sportswriter Dan Jenkins talks new book

Sports writer Dan Jenkins talks about his new book...really flattered. I just want to be a sports writer." He looked at me like I'd stabbed...it."Q: Why was the tug of being a sports writer so strong for you?A: That's all...

NC authorities release report on death of former Augusta journalist

...Sheriff's Office has released a report offering more details on its discovery of the body of Michael Howell, a former sports writer and editor for the Columbia County News-Times.The report states sheriff's deputies were called to Howell's...

NC slaying suspect waives extradition

...Howell was taken into custody last week in Augusta after the discovery of the body of her father Mike Howell, a former sports writer and editor for the Columbia County News-Times.According to search warrant affidavits, after her arrest Crystal...

NCAA Tournament is something every fan should experience

...Tobacco Road. It doesn't get any better.Being a sports writer tends to change the way you look at games. You watch...heartbreak or elation awaits at the East Regional.This sports writer returns to work to get ready for the Masters Tournament...

Remembering the invasion

...reactions of many people 50 years ago when confronted by the first wave of the British invasion.An Augusta Chronicle sports writer wrote in our Feb. 12, 1964, edition about pre-game festivities at a Butler-Aquinas high school basketball game...

Kirby: Here are stories that most interested readers from 2013

...slideshow featuring photos from the "Gala" held for incoming Sheriff Richard Roundtree attracted 465,185 page views. Sports Writer Scott Michaux's story about Phil Mickelson's complaints about the American tax code was the news leader with 12...

AP photographer Martin collapses at game, dies

...glass of beer. "He came away with a beautiful photo because he wasn't willing to settle for the ordinary."AP Sports Writer Paul Newberry said he would remember Martin as a colleague never approached work or life halfway."He lived life...

Alabama, LSU get week off before clash

...hard for what we're doing. For these guys to come out and play the way we do, it's just amazing. "___AP Sports Writer Brett Martel in Baton Rouge, La., contributed to this report.