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Capitals among East contenders; West race too tight to call

...it would be good for hockey."It's great that he's having a great year," Stamkos said. "Any time you have a top player playing well it only adds to building our game."The East teams outside the playoff hunt have plenty of catching up to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-26/capitals-among-east-conten
Short-hitting Jim Furyk is amazing at age 44

...been among the top players for two decades. Even now, at age 44, he finished No. 3 in the Ryder Cup standings.A top player who considers himself a friend suggested Furyk wouldn't be able to sustain a high level of play on the PGA Tour for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-26/short-hitting-jim-furyk-amaz
Garner, Samuels are Peak's top players

...Creek, was second in the points race with 319."That's exciting and pretty awesome," Garner said of being the top player.It helped temper a final-round showing which he called "terrible, very, very disappointing.For Samuels, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-24/garner-samuels-are-peaks-top
UGA lands state's best recruit; Now what?

...6-foot-4, 295-pound defensive lineman from Albany keep his word and sign in February, the Bulldogs will have landed the top player in the state four of the last five years (Thompson, Lorenzo Carter, Jordan Jenkins, Isaiah Crowell; Robert Nkemdiche...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/uga-lands-states-best-recrui
Garner, Kuhlke win at Midland Valley

...Series points standings, which determine the player of the year at the end of the season. A large trophy goes to the top player, which Garner wants badly.But he might not be able to afford the entry fee into the events."I've been playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/amateur-golf/2014-08-03/garner-kuhlke-w
Helton replaces Johnson as baseball's top player

NEW YORK -- Colorado first baseman Todd Helton took over from Arizona pitcher Randy Johnson as baseball's top player, according to the annual statistical rankings released Wednesday by the Elias Sports Bureau. Helton received a 99.13 score...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/08/bas_324825.shtml
Baseball
Paine unable to stop slide against Benedict

...guys every day to keep fighting and keep working. What it is, I really don't know."Despite holding the league's top player in check Saturday, Paine struggled on offense in the second half and fell to Benedict, 64-55, at Richmond Academy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-02-18/paine-unable-stop-slide-a
`Waterboy' hangs on at box office

LOS ANGELES -- "The Waterboy" is still Hollywood's top player. Adam Sandler's new comedy was North America's top box office draw for the second consecutive weekend, earning $25.2 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/17/ent_244907.shtml
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Brown tests game against top players

There's no question that Scott Brown is the top player in the local Regions Cup series. This week, the North Augustan finds out how he stacks up against some of South Carolina's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/16/gol_419093.shtml
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Wayne State's star recognized

...Bell, the Harlon Hill Trophy winner as Division II's top player, and West Liberty quarterback Zach Amedro were selected...lineman to win the Gagliardi Trophy as Division III's top player. Frederick Bruno from Wayne (Neb.) State is the all-purpose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2009-12-18/wayne-states-star-recogni
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