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New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has a lot on his plate

...of every big league ball."Probably good if I get hit hard," he said, laughing, during an interview with The Associated Press. "A little more offense. We don't have to deal with that issue."Manfred's desk on the 31st floor of baseball's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-26/new-baseball-commissione
Tar Heels drop Orange to win sixth in a row

...Authorities say guard Conner Frankamp, 19, was arrested on suspicion of DUI.Wichita police Lt. James Espinoza told The Associated Press that Frankamp was arrested early Sunday morning after being initially stopped for failing to signal a turn and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-26/tar-heels-drop-orange-win
South Carolina Supreme Court refuses Republicans' request to reconsider its order on school funding lawsuit

...Legislature alone spent more than $4.7 million defending its case, according to data the House and Senate provided to The Associated Press under public records requests. The attorney general's office said it had no way of determining its costs because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/south-carolina-supreme
Hawkeyes rally late to finally topple Cornhuskers in OT

...points to help the Mocs beat Samford 49-32 on Monday for their 14th consecutive victory.Chattanooga entered The Associated Press poll Monday for the first time since 1984 ? when it reached as high as No. 19. With the team entering the rankings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-26/hawkeyes-rally-late-final
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Across the region

...seriously and we're pursuing them aggressively," Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Stephen Emmett told The Associated Press, a day after the threats were made."We are continuing to pursue leads in the efforts to locate this individual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-25/across-region
Georgia inmate who has come within hours of execution 3 times set to be executed this week

...federal courts.Hill has the emotional capacity of an 11-year-old, Brian Kammer, a lawyer for Hill told The Associated Press."That's who we're going to execute if we execute Warren Hill ? a boy in a man's body," Kammer said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-25/georgia-inmate-who-has
Browns' Josh Gordon could be facing another lenghty suspension after failing drug test

...The wide receiver for the Browns has failed yet another drug test, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday. Gordon, who has twice been suspended by the NFL for drug violations, could be banned for one year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-25/browns-josh-gordon-could-be-f
Four golfers tied for lead in Qatar Masters

...help from "personal challenges.""I'm not worried about what people think or what they say," Johnson told The Associated Press. "I've just got to be me. I've got a son, a future wife, and I'm really happy. I'm going to enjoy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-23/four-golfers-tied-lead-qatar
'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks' death mourned by sports world and beyond

...ejected from a game."He wasn't a griper. Never complained about a strike or an out or a call," Harvey told The Associated Press. "Some guys would turn their heads after a pitch and look at you like you were nuts. Not Ernie. It was always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-24/mr-cub-ernie-banks-death