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Alex Wood carves up Marlins in Braves' win

ATLANTA - The last time Alex Wood started against Miami at Turner Field, he pitched eight strong innings before losing 1-0 to Jose Fernandez.More...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-31/alex-wood-carves-marlins
Aiken fatality highlights golf cart safety

...these laws, our officers usually give a warning," Morris said of Columbia County. "I honestly can't remember the last time we handed out a golf cart citation."He said the sheriff's office does receive numerous calls regarding golf cart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-30/aiken-fatality-highlights-gol
Former Atlanta Braves star Dale Murphy signs autographs in Evans

...score runs.Major League Baseball hitters are averaging 4.1 runs per game this season. Murphy was 25 years old the last time runs were at such a premium in 1981.The 2014 MLB batting average of .252 is the lowest since 1972.While hitting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-30/former-atlanta-braves-st
UGA legend Magill remembered by friends

...since 1979. "I wish I had savored it more. That was the last time Dan ever played a competitive set."From 1979-2012...evolved into an afternoon project."I can't remember the last time I did this," he said. "I need to do this more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-27/uga-legend-magill-remembered
Playoff format needs work, but it's still better than BCS

...e-mail to chris.gay@augustachronicle.com. DEJA VU?Appalachian State plays at noon Saturday at Michigan. The last time the teams met in 2007, the Mountaineers departed with a 34-32 upset. Can Appa lachian State do it again? RANKING...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-08-26/playoff-format-needs-work
Roger Federer posts first-round win as childhood idol Michael Jordan looks on

...returned to her winning ways.The seventh-seeded Bouchard routed Olga Govortsova 6-2, 6-1 in the first round. The last time she played at a major tournament, the 20-year-old made history: the first Canadian to reach a Grand Slam final...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-26/roger-federer-posts-
Short-hitting Jim Furyk is amazing at age 44

...everyone is looking at me with this blank stare and they ask me depressing questions. And they bring up the Ryder Cup the last time (a singles loss to Sergio Garcia), and we go through Akron (a double bogey on the 18th hole) ... and I leave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-26/short-hitting-jim-furyk-amaz
Rants and Raves

...receive my business! HEY, HIGHWAY department: Are the northbound lanes of the Sandbar Ferry bridge in good repair? The last time I had to go to the VA there were holes that would swallow a small motorbike. It's getting time for my appointment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-24/rants-and-raves
South Korean So Yeon Ryu opens big lead in Canadian Women's Open

...joining the Champions Tour in 2007, is looking for his second career win to go with the 2009 Allianz Championship. The last time he led any round in any tournament was the 2013 Insperity Open in Houston.Mark Brooks is all alone in second after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-22/south-korean-so-yeon-ryu-ope
Giants' protest is won, game will resume

...for Baseball Operations Joe Torre and the Chicago Cubs organization for their cooperation throughout this process."The last time a team won a protest filed with MLB was June 16, 1986, when St. Louis played at Pittsburgh.There were two rain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-20/giants-protest-won-game-