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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
Spots still up for grabs at Georgia

...approached Santa Ana's Jones about joining the football team. A look at Quinn's frame and transcript convinced Jones to take a chance on him."He came out of nowhere," Geoff Jones said. "He wasn't a recruited football player. ... He came...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/uga/2013-08-10/spots-still-grabs-georgia
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
Tune in to Sinatra, Chicago, more with Augusta Amusements show series

...stories. The performance will be Oct. 18.Deas said the group was popular on the show, and he hopes people will take a chance to come out and view the performance."This is a family show, and I try to always offer some family shows," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-08-21/tune-sinatra-chicago-