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Talladega Superspeedway praised by NASCAR president

...it back where people want to be in those 78,000 seats."NASCAR's longest track, at 2.66 miles, is known for steep banks, wild racing and frequently big wrecks. Helton calls it "a benchmark in the motorsports industry" and "a very significant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-10/talladega-superspeedway-pr
A priceless golf lesson

If you were playing a golf hole for $11 million and walked up to the green to find your shot sitting down a steep bank and half submerged in water, it's a good bet your heart would sink deeper than the ball.But that was precisely the dilemma facing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-09-28/priceless-golf-lesson
Change can pay dividends in a hurry

...Buckeye jig head the lure to use. Larger fish are schooling late in the day just above Red Bank Island against the steep banks on the right. Flocks of gulls are diving on bait in the shallows, but no game fish are present. "What we need is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/15/fis_108528.shtml
Fishing
Bank of America to issue American Express cards

...those customers. Other Bank of America customers also will get a discount for their online stock trades, but not as steep. Bank of America, which will become the nation's largest credit card issuer when it closes on its $35 billion acquisition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/22/bus_34955.shtml
Business
Goosen rallies to win season finale

...bogey and dropped another shot with a three-putt from 80 feet and just off the green at No. 5. When his chip from the steep bank of a bunker popped out high and 40 feet short - leading to his third bogey in seven holes - Woods angrily swung at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/08/gol_433768.shtml
Golf
Dry weather begins to worry outfitters as river gets lower

CAMILLA, Ga. - Knotty cypress trees cling to the steep banks of Flint River at the River Bend Recreation Area, as the smell of honeysuckle drifts across the grassy landscape and water gurgles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/24/met_413270.shtml
Metro
Dry weather begins to worry outfitters as river gets lower

CAMILLA, Ga. - Knotty cypress trees cling to the steep banks of Flint River at the River Bend Recreation Area, as the smell of honeysuckle drifts across the grassy landscape and water gurgles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/24/met_413339.shtml
Metro
Police memorialize trooper who died in police chase

...then veered off the Ga. 16. The trooper's vehicle went down an embankment, overturned and came to rest against a steep bank. The suspect, 26-year-old Kenneth Brad Medlock, was treated for minor injuries. He's being held in Clayton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/06/met_388876.shtml
Metro
Fishing report

...guide, (706) 860-7373)-I caught six bass on windy Wednesday and four on Thursday. I fished each day along the steep bank across from the boat ramp in the back of Cherokee Creek. None of the fish weighed more than 3 1/2 pounds and one weighed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/31/fis_399026.shtml
Fishing
Fishing report

...in the 3 to 3 1/2 -pound range. They came from the "Augusta College Cove" off Grays Creek around the grass off steeper banks. I fished Tuesday and trolled a black-backed Rebel 2000 down Chigoe Creek from the power lines to the back. I caught...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/17/fis_397440.shtml
Fishing