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Michaux: NFL shouldn't let a player's sexual orientation affect his draft status

...franchises ? well, that will be a very sad day for America's most popular sports league. If not one team is willing to take a chance on the defensive player of the year from the best conference in college football with one of 256 overall picks, there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-08/michaux-nfl-shouldnt-let-play
Ex-Silver Bluff star Demarcus Lawrence drafted by Cowboys

...that he could go because of his unique quality," executive vice president Stephen Jones said. "We didn't want to take a chance on losing him."Dallas was set to enter the final day with eight picks - one each in the fourth and fifth rounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-09/ex-silver-bluff-star-demarcus
Should students working together be hired or fired?

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?? Edgar BergenThe Athens Banner-Herald reported earlier this month that the number of University of Georgia students reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-21/should-students-working-toget
USC Aiken center awarded for fostering small business

...engineering to manufacturing and retail."They're the hopeful, optimistic members of our society that still want to take a chance," DiSano said of small businesses, both existing and emerging. "You're dealing with people that have creativity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-16/usc-aiken-c
Pop Rocks: Friends With Benefits finding success booking diverse acts

While I'm not a gambler by nature, I do admire people willing to roll the dice and take a chance on a lofty ambition. There's real pleasure in seeing What Ifs become What Ares ? particularly when endeavors are undertaken for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-12-31/pop-rocks-friends-ben
Cleveland Indians take change on reliever John Axford

...demoted by the Brewers before eventually being traded to St. Louis in August."We thought he was the right guy to take a chance on," Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said. "We feel like we added an experienced, power arm to the back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-19/cleveland-indians-take-c
Augusta Fire Department welcomes new recruits

...relief."After speaking with friends who had recently gone through firefighter training, Ruark said he decided to take a chance on the profession."I was looking for something to make me feel fulfilled," he said. "I was looking to make a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-03/augusta-fire-departmen
Falcons are looking to turn things around

...Smith said. "It comes with just preparation, knowing what you're seeing, knowing when you have an opportunity to take a chance down the field."The Falcons know it's far too early to raise the white flag.Twenty-two teams have made the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-10-06/falcons-are-looking-turn-thin
Serena Williams caps season off with another title

...decision for me right now," the 31-year-old Federer said. "I had some niggling stuff and I didn't want to take a chance."Del Potro ended a six-match losing streak against the top-ranked Swiss this year, which included a five-set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-10-28/serena-williams-caps
LeBron James leads Heat past Hawks

...a six-game road trip, Wade came down with a cold and stayed behind at the team hotel. The Heat didn't want to take a chance on his condition worsening or spreading to his teammates.Miami managed just fine without him.It helped that Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2012-11-09/lebron-james-leads-heat-past-