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LeBron James unveils new shoe at Nike headquarters

...hexagonal cushions on the soles. It retails for $200, and versions of it will start hitting stores in October.The NBA superstar, who started his career in Cleveland and led the Miami Heat to two NBA titles, re-signed as a free agent with the Cavaliers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-16/lebron-james-unveils-new-shoe
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny knows need for player protection

...lineup the next day and didn't flinch in the batter's box, and ultimately elected not to wear a facemask."I wasn't a superstar player and I needed to grind," Matheny said. "In my opinion, it was part of my role in leadership on that team, I needed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-15/cardinals-manager-mike-m
For US Open stylist to stars, 'hair is power'

...is not about having an attitude. ... The people you take care of today might be the superstar of tomorrow - you never know."There still is a superstar of today who remains the one who got away."Roger Federer," Farel says with a shrug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-07/us-open-stylist-stars-hair-power
Ravens, fans move on without Ray Rice

...Ray Rice," said Curtis Spoon, who was walking through the streets of Baltimore in a Jamal Lewis jersey. "Rice isn't a superstar. He's barely even a star. And he did all this right on a public elevator? It's all too crazy."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-09/ravens-fans-move-without-ray-
Country legend Loretta Lynn back at Bell again

The large stage of Bell Auditorium is very familiar to country music superstar Loretta Lynn, who has been singing on it for nearly 50 years.She was billed as "America's New Queen of Country Music" when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-19/country-legend-lorett
Ramblin' Rhodes: New Wiseman CD is diary of country classics

...their guitars on the recordings.Others heard on the CD are bass player Mark Fain of Ricky Skaggs' Kentucky Thunder band; superstar Nashville recording sessions guitarist Jimmy Capps; harmonica player Jelly Roll Johnson; mandolin player/vocalist Sierra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-03/ramblin-rhodes-new-wi
Tony Stewart returning to competition at Atlanta after fatal crash

...criminal intent by Stewart. Povero said Thursday the investigation is still ongoing.Meanwhile, the 43-year-old NASCAR superstar will move forward with his career and attempt to salvage his season.NASCAR released a statement saying that Stewart was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-28/tony-stewart-returning-com
Ramblin' Rhodes: Newman changed way we listen to Cajun, bluegrass

It was with deep sadness that many area country and bluegrass music fans learned of the death of Grand Ole Opry superstar Jimmy C. Newman on Saturday, June 21, at his Nashville, Tenn.-area home at the age of 86.The public funeral service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-01/newman-changed-way-we
Kevin Love committed to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the long haul

...committed long term to the end goal and that's to win championships," he said.Cleveland is smitten with its newest superstar.Love was introduced Tuesday by the Cavs, who acquired him in a blockbuster, three-team trade that instantly turned Cleveland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-26/kevin-love-committed-clevelan
Fryer: Tony Stewart will always stay true to dirt-track roots

...of drivers of varying ages and talent levels?Because it's where he came from and it's what he loves. Being a NASCAR superstar pays Stewart's bills. It's a job that allowed him to save historic Ohio dirt track Eldora Speedway, to hire sprint car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-11/fryer-tony-stewart-will-al