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New Augusta VA director brings wealth of experience

...after two years in which 16 veterans reported "adverse outcomes" to procedures and treatment in primary and specialty care, surgery, gastrointestinal, nursing services, dental and radiology programs."Mr. Hamilton was doing a hell of a job, but then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-31/new-augusta-va-director-brin
Vickers ready to race again after undergoing heart surgery

...back on the racetrack and prove to everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery in December."Reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated," Vickers said Tuesday during NASCAR's annual media...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-27/vickers-ready-race-again-a
Carl Jackson, caddie for Ben Crenshaw, to be honoree at Mayor's Masters Reception

...1961 as a 14-year-old. He has missed just one Masters since then ? in 2000, when he was recovering from colon cancer surgery.Crenshaw wasn't considered to be this year's honoree because he was the choice in 2008.Jackson, 67, will be the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/masters/2015-01-29/carl-jackson-caddie-ben-crenshaw
Overtime

...guilty plea Thursday.Werth will serve his sentence on weekends to minimize disruption to his rehabilitation following shoulder surgery.It is not unusual in Virginia for judges to impose short jail sentences in cases where speeds exceed 100 mph.At Werth's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-29/overtime
USC Aiken survives big inning to handle Lincoln Memorial in season opener

...knew Koumas was getting tired. Give Lincoln Memorial credit."Koumas, making his first start since undergoing Tommy John surgery in July 2013, gave up four runs on seven hits in four innings. He breezed between the second and fourth innings, showing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/usca/2015-01-30/usc-aiken-survives-b
NASCAR's Tony Stewart buys All Star sprint car series

...Iowa that has had lingering repercussions on his career. He missed the final 15 races of the NASCAR season, has had four surgeries on his right leg and faces a fifth.He returned to a sprint car roughly 11 months after the accident and won in his first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-28/nascars-tony-stewart-buys-
Carl Jackson to be Mayor's Masters Reception honoree

...1961 as a 14-year-old. He has missed just one Masters since then ? in 2000, when he was recovering from colon cancer surgery.Crenshaw wasn't considered to be this year's honoree because he was the choice in 2008.Jackson, 67, will be the first...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/carl-jackson-be-mayors-masters
Duo carries Thunder past Timberwolves

...field. LAKERS: Kobe Bryant will have surgery Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff...his 19th season.The team announced his surgery Monday. He injured his shoulder last...announce a timetable for his recovery after surgery, but coach Byron Scott says Bryant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-01-26/duo-carries-thunder-past-timb
Tomas Berdych eliminates Rafael Nadal in quarterfinals of Australian Open

...had played only eight matches since last June coming into the Australian Open because of a right wrist injury and appendix surgery in early November, was knocked out in the quarterfinals 6-2, 6-0, 7-6 (5) on Tuesday by Berdych ? who had lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-27/tomas-berdych-elimin
Overtime

...women's team, will miss the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair a broken bone in her lower right leg.The team, which is ranked No. 21, says she had surgery Wednesday, and she's expected to make a full recovery and return...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2015-01-28/overtime