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Joey Logano's bump helps him win for second week in a row

...while Logano won for the second consecutive week in the contender round to continue to establish himself as arguably the...Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne, who are not in the Contender Round, finished third and fourth while Chasers Kyle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-10-18/joey-loganos-bump-helps-hi
Logano spins out Kenseth late, wins at Kansas Speedway

...week ago at Charlotte with his second consecutive fall win at KansasKenseth led 153 laps but wound up 14th, leaving him last among the 12 drivers still alive in the Chase heading to Talladega, the final race in the "contender" round.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-10-18/logano-spins-out-kenseth-l
Alabama quarterback Jake Cocker out for a few days

...is expected to miss "several days" of practice. Saban didn't say when or how Coker was hurt.Coker is among the contenders to be Alabama's starting quarterback for the opener Sept. 5 against Wisconsin. He's battling redshirt freshman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-17/alabama-quarterback-jake-
Joey Logano breaks unwritten NASCAR rule

...car."That attitude raised plenty of questions over Chase decorum, though.Logano had won the opening race of the "contender" round at Charlotte, so he had nothing to lose in Sunday's race. Kenseth had a miserable finish and arrived at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-10-21/joey-logano-breaks-unwritt
Michaux: Evans native Brian Tillman climbing ranks in beach volleyball

...Taylor Crabbe, 21-12, 21-13, in the first round of the double-elimination event on Friday. Then later in the contender's bracket against 29th seeds Justin Phipps and Bill Strickland, Tillman and Rogers won the first game 21-19 but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-15/michaux-evans-native
Dustin Johnson moves past US Open letdown

...round, for sure, when the pressure will be on Spieth.And maybe not even on Sunday, when Johnson could be one of the contenders to upend Spieth and his chase for the third leg of the Grand Slam."I'm playing in the next two, so we'll have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-13/dustin-johnson-moves-past-us
Henrik Stenson leads by two at Bay Hill

...Stenson said. "But it's got to be done all over tomorrow."Rory McIlroy looked as though he would be among the contenders.The world's No. 1 player pulled to within one shot of the lead with his fourth birdie of the round on the 13th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-21/henrik-stenson-leads-two-bay
Matt Kenseth stretches his fuel and steals a win at Pocono

...Toyota was about out, too, his shot at a fourth straight win tapped out on the last lap.One by one, fuel woes cost the contenders. But the pain at the pump for drivers pushing toward the finish line was the break Matt Kenseth needed to coast past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-02/matt-kenseth-stretches-his-f
Jimmie Johnson ready to return to top

...four races, had 11 top-five runs and 20 top-10s.Johnson wasn't that far off last year. He was knocked out in the Contender Round in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, when the field drops from 12 to eight.So that's why Johnson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-19/jimmie-johnson-ready-retur
Changes might be coming for football conference championship games

...happened to Ohio State in the Big Ten championship last year.Now with four spots and a selection committee sizing up the contenders, there is more uncertainty about these showcase games."We always felt during the BCS era that there were years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-05/changes-might-be-coming-f