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Cubs send Kris Bryant to minors despite big spring

...to their minor league camp on Monday despite an outstanding spring training at the plate, triggering a threat of litigation from...or both." TIGERS: Justin Verlander will miss his scheduled spring training start Thursday but hopes to take his first scheduled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-30/cubs-send-kris-bryant-mi
Business news

...drove U.S. consumer confidence higher this month after a dip in February, a promising sign for the economy as it heads into spring.The Conference Board's consumer confidence index rose to 101.3 in March from a 98.8 reading in February.Confidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/business-news
Overtime

...at Coastal Carolina, shot 75-75-73 to tie for 53rd place. College BaseballJags defeated in a homer-festIn Franklin Springs, Ga., Emmanuel College outslugged Georgia Regents 14-9 in a nonconference game that featured eight home runs.Each team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2015-03-31/overtime
Jameis Winston impresses at Florida State's pro day

...Tallahassee."It's been a huge job interview, and I've loved it," said Winston, who played baseball at FSU the past two springs. "This is the first time I've been able to be a quarterback year-round. This is the first time I've been able to just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-31/jameis-winston-impresses-flor
Atlanta Braves' Eric Young Jr. is taking advantage of chance in center field

...Fla. - Eric Young Jr. reported to spring training with the Atlanta Braves on a...provided a glimpse of his athleticism during spring training.In the third inning Saturday...with where we're at right now in the spring and excited to get the season going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/atlanta-braves-eric-youn
Music by Turner: Major Rager is back with Gov't Mule, Sirius radio gig

As spring and the Masters get into full "swing" it's time once again to do a little spring cleaning. Gee, like sand at the beach, pollen does get...a show and Panic undoubtedly will be in fine form. Happy spring, y'all!

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-31/music-turner-major-ra
Micheal Summers is vying to be Georgia Tech's No. 1 receiver

...Summers said during the second week of spring practice. "We've got to be very unselfish...chemistry together and expand upon that this spring and transition that into the fall camp...wearing a non-contact jersey early in spring to avoid injury risk. "We've got four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-31/micheal-summers-vying-be-
Cubs to honor Ernie Banks at opener

...pitches in a minor league contest on Tues day.After he missed a spring start earlier this month because of a fatigued arm, there...and Atlanta in 2013.After the Braves released him late in spring training last year, the two-time All-Star played in Taiwan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/cubs-honor-ernie-banks-o
Columbia County charter school group announces deal for school site

...intends to offer arts infused education for children from kindergarten through eighth grade starting in 2016. The school will add a grade each year afterward until it graduates its first high school class, which could be in the spring of 2021.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-31/columbia-county-charter-s
The Artside: Hear Hartough speak about golf art

...Carolina: First in Golf at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at the Aiken County Historical Museum. The lecture accompanies the Spring Into Golf exhibit that's on display through April. The exhibit, courtesy of the Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-31/artside-hear-hartough