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Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton off to red-hot start

...a predilection for the prodigious, Stanton has never had a start like this. A game-winning grand slam Friday night against...three seasons."I'm not a loser," Stanton said at the start of spring training. Two months later, the Marlins are last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-19/marlins-giancarlo-stanto
Dallas Stars limp home with 2-0 deficit

...Seguin's week away from Dallas felt a little longer, probably because it included a pair of one-goal losses at Anaheim to start a first-round playoff series.The Dallas Stars headed west last weekend celebrating their first postseason berth since 2008...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-04-19/dallas-stars-limp-home-2-0
Heat begin title defense against Bobcats

...has a total of 858 playoff points and 15 starts in the postseason.The Heat numbers in those categories: 14,965 points and 727 starts.Plus, the Heat franchise has 103 all-time...game on 46 percent shooting.SIMILAR STARTS: People rave about the job Clifford has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-19/heat-begin-title-defense-agai
Reliever Craig Kimbrel pulled in Braves' win over Mets

...second win over New York in three starts with Atlanta.Justin Upton...Braves their latest outstanding start. Despite several injuries in...runs in six innings in a rehab start for Triple-A Gwinnett. He...Mississippi in his fourth rehab start. ... Chris Young doubled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-19/reliever-craig-kimbrel-p
Salem's Brian Johnson throws six perfect innings to turn season around

...this year.Johnson's previous three starts totaled 13 runs allowed, including 11...an impact on opposing coaches.In that start, Johnson threw a low-90s fastball with...right fielder Victor Reyes is off to a good start as he attempts to put his name on the prospect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-19/salems-brian-johnson-thr
Area Announcements

...golfer. Registration will be at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10. For more information, contact Michael Ford at (706...its 11th annual Best Dam Bicycle Ride for April 27. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. at the J. Strom Thurmond Lake at Clarks Hill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-19/area-announcements
Lewis Hamilton on pole for Chinese Grand Prix

...limited him to only nine laps in the morning and required work on his car Friday night. CHAMP STARTS SLOWLY: Given how he finished last season, Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least.Last year, the German reeled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-19/lewis-hamilton-pole-
Warriors edge Clippers on road to open series

...109-105 on Saturday in their playoff opener.Stephen Curry added 14 points for the Warriors, who trailed by 11 points to start the game before rallying in the third when Griffin and Paul were on the bench together.Paul led the Clippers with 28 points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-19/warriors-edge-clippers-road-o
Roger Federer knocks off Novak Djokovic in Monte Carlo semifinals

...Stanislas Wawrinka, who defeated David Ferrer, 6-1, 7-6 (3).Djokovic described soreness in his right wrist at the start of the week. The heavily taped wrist seemed to bother him more toward the end of the first set, and he served slower throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-19/roger-federer-knocks
SC towns, counties spur state to ban texting

...place, it is easier to go back and strengthen a bill than it is I guess to try to put it in as strong as it should be to start with."Bowen would like to see fines for texting while driving start at $100 and increase with repeat offenses.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-19/sc-towns-counties-spur-state-