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Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...the seasons for weddings. Like many men, I try to avoid them. Guys are skeptical of expensive pageantry outside of a Super Bowl halftime show. We think weddings, for instance, should ... Whenever July rolls around, I try to remember to say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/bill-kirby
Marshawn Lynch is a no-show for Seattle training camp

RENTON, Wash. - Marshawn Lynch was absent as expected when the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks began training camp.Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Friday he was disappointed Lynch was not present...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-25/marshawn-lynch-no-show-seattl
Steelers put contract extension talks with Ben Roethlisberger on hold

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II said the team won't work on a contract extension for two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Ben Roethlisberger until after the 2014 season.Roethlisberger has two years left on his current deal. PANTHERS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-25/steelers-put-contract-extensi
Falcons want to be 'bigger and stronger' on offensive line

...Blalock quipped.All joking aside, the Falcons must improve up front after a miserable 2013 season, when a team with Super Bowl aspirations staggered to a 4-12 mark. Much of the blame fell on the offensive line after quarterback Matt Ryan was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-26/falcons-want-be-bigger-and-st
Falcons have 'sense of urgency' as training camp opens

...all the success they had before that - five straight winning seasons, two division titles, and nearly reaching the Super Bowl just two seasons ago."I can't tell you irrevocably that last year was an aberration," offensive guard Justin Blalock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-25/falcons-have-sense-urgency-tr
Former Gamecock Sidney Rice announces retirement from NFL

...build the foundation of the team that ultimately won the Super Bowl," Rice said in a statement from the team."I'll...Jermaine Kearse and Ricardo Lockette all returning off the Super Bowl roster.Rice recently invested in Wingstop franchises...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-23/former-gamecock-sidney-rice-a
South Carolina's Steve Spurrier says Gamecocks are 'close' to being a title team

...30 game for his role in two on-campus assaults following the Seattle Seahawks' win over the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. Wide receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow, who has since left the team, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-24/south-carolinas-steve-spu
Former Gamecock Ace Sanders facing four-game suspension for violating NFL's substance abuse program

...against his helmet was a key play in the team's 2008 Super Bowl upset of undefeated New England.The Human Rights Campaign...Tyree said in 2011 that he would trade in his famous Super Bowl helmet catch if it would stop homosexuals from being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-22/former-gamecock-ace-sanders-f
Big names still on NFL's unemployment line

...plenty will wonder if anyone will sign him.? The Super Bowl MVP with the Steelers in 2009, Holmes was terrific in...the Chargers.? Samuel helped the Patriots to two Super Bowls as one of the league's top ballhawking cornerbacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-18/big-names-still-nfls-unemploy
Judge orders mediation in Sanford divorce

...mediation will work.Last year, the couple settled another complaint that Sanford violated the divorce agreement by being in his ex-wife's home without permission. Sanford said he was there watching the 2013 Super Bowl with his son.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-14/judge-orders-mediation-sanfor