Cher in the City: Bubba, and the Y, teach about family

...personality. I knew I'd seen him before but I just couldn't put my finger on where. I meet a lot of people and (surprise, surprise) sometimes I don't always remember names. As I entered, I was not alarmed when Bubba gave me a hug instead...

Capitals among East contenders; West race too tight to call

...afterboth Ontario rivals changed coaches over the past two months.The West is filled with intrigue, which shouldn't come as a surprise after many top teams spent last summer stocking up on high-profile free agents. Still, there are three teams ? San Jose...

Super Bowl MVP happy to be 'part of a team'

...didn't exactly become a household name after being named Super Bowl MVP, but he certainly became more recognizable.He was the surprise choice, highlighted by his 69-yard interception return for a touchdown in the second quarter that gave Seattle a 22-0...

Seahawks' Michael Bennett says team is hated for backing up smack talk

...LIGHTING THE WAY: In a season during which the NFL has seen more controversy than it could ever anticipate, it would not surprise anyone if the Super Bowl were decided by a replay challenge being upheld or overturned.So the NFL is making sure it has the...

News, good and bad, is our business

...came one Sunday after the incredibly uplifting account of a surprise awaiting a 7-year old boy.Liam Porter, born without part...stormtrooper arm" on his 3-D printer.The video of that surprise has been viewed more than 650,000 times on The Augusta Chronicle's...


...classic FA Cup day, with leader Chelsea squandering a two-goal lead to lose 4-2 to third-tier Brad ford in the biggest surprise of them all.A virtually full-strength Man City lost 2-0 to second-tier Middlesbrough.Swansea lost 3-1 at second-tier...

Braves Country Caravan greets Augusta-area fans with smiles

...toward the future, but he's quick to point out his new team could be in the middle of things this season."We think we have a chance to win this year," he said."It's going to be a team that has a chance to surprise some people."

NHL All-Stars, Buckeyes share stage in Columbus

...42-20.Even though the football team's big day will be held outside in temperatures in the 30s, it wouldn't be a major surprise if Buckeye fans flooded the place. After all, more than 90,000 once showed up for a spring practice game at Ohio Stadium...

Camera knocks out Tiger tooth

...D'AMPEZZO, Italy - Tiger Woods has another reason not to like cameras - his agent said it cost him a tooth. Woods made a surprise visit to Italy on Monday to watch girlfriend Lindsey Vonn capture her record 63rd World Cup race. The photo that generated...

Chelsea opens five-point lead in Premier League standings

...defending to score his 17th of the campaign.Costa's cut-back allowed Oscar to net Chelsea's fourth with ease. The only surprise was it took Chelsea until the 79th to net again, with Andre Schuerrle tapping Branislav Ivanovic's cross into an empty net...