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Spieth coming off big year and looking to improve

...and Riviera. A year ago, he finished one shot out of a playoff at Riviera.The real measure, as with so many other top players, will be the majors. The other measure, invariably, will be how he stacks up against 2015.Graeme McDowell knows...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/spieth-coming-big-year-and-looking-improve
UConn women's star Breanna Stewart is unanimous presesaon All-American twice

...sixth in the preseason poll."It's a great honor," Ohio State's playmaker said. "To be mentioned with the top players in the country is humbling. My teammates and I have high expectations for this season and they pushed me to work hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-11-10/uconn-womens-star-breanna
Rafael Nadal is returning to form and enjoying tennis again

...long and normally I would have some good weeks to qualify."Happy to be competitive again when pitted against the top players, Nadal is now building for next season. The 29-year-old Spaniard's plan is to play as many matches as possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-11-03/rafael-nadal-returni
Jordan Spieth says hold off on naming new era in golf

...drum ceremony late Tuesday afternoon just as the Shanghai skyline began to glow with lights behind him and three other top players.This was the traditional photo opportunity to kick off the HSBC Champions. One observer noted that Spieth had not dressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-11-03/jordan-speith-says-hold-nami
Georgia's Nick Chubb has surgery

...associate athletic director for sports medicine, says the procedure "went extremely well."Chubb, one of the nation's top players, tore the posterior cruciate and other knee ligaments on the first play from scrimmage in Georgia's loss to Tennessee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-10-23/georgias-nick-chubb-has-s
Players want to see Serena Williams win Grand Slam

...know you can do four."In other words, complete the Grand Slam by winning the U.S. Open. It was unusual to hear a top player even imply she could lose.Halep was still comfortable with that logic when asked about it Saturday, two days before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-30/players-want-see-ser
Laney basketball seniors sign to play Division I in basketball

...long, tall perimeter player that is extremely versatile. He is made for our style of play. Christian is one of the top players in Georgia. His ability to score from every level is so impressive."But before the two Wildcats head off to college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-11-12/laney-basket
A guide to the 2015-16 college hoops season

...that plays D like the Cavaliers. TOP PLAYERSBEN SIMMONS, F, LSU: Top recruit coming out of high school could be the top player by season's end.PAIGE, G, NORTH CAROLINA: At his best in the clutch, will be looking to make up for lost time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-11-08/guide-2015-16-college-hoo
India's Anirban Lahiri has come a long way in the past year

...at stake in the HSBC Champions.He no longer is simply happy to be at Sheshan International alongside the world's top players.India's best golfer now has a chance to wrap up the Order of Merit on the Asian Tour. Lahiri also is No. 15 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-11-04/indias-anirban-lahiri-has-co
Slumping Chelsea falls to Liverpool

...top of the Spanish league.It was the third consecutive victory for Real Madrid, which remained without some of its top players because of injuries. Among the players sidelined were goalkeeper Keylor Navas, defender Sergio Ramos, playmaker James...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-10-31/slumping-chelsea-fal