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Gannett splits publishing and broadcast wings, following Time Warner, News Corp. and Tribunes

...YORK - The game of survival is on for newspapers, as USA Today owner Gannett on Tuesday became the most recent major...publishing arm will retain the Gannett name and include USA Today, 81 local U.S. daily publications and Newsquest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-05/gannett-splits-publishing-
UGA jumps up in 2 polls

...Bulldogs moved up six places to No. 6 in The Associated Press Top 25 poll and four spots to No. 8, according to the USA Today/Amway coaches poll.Only Texas A&M enjoyed a bigger leap. The Aggies (1-0) moved up to ninth from No. 21 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/uga-jumps-2-polls
Daily, weekly fantasy football games raise legal questions

...Illinois dismissed a lawsuit alleging day games were games of chance.A few of the bigger media players ? most notably USA Today and Sports Illustrated ? have gotten into the day-game business, seeing ample opportunity in an industry that drew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-25/daily-weekly-fantasy-football
49ers' Aldon Smith suspended for nine games

...has five additional cuts to go before the deadline.News that Sam survived a round of cuts Friday was first reported by USA Today. FALCONS: Cut 12 players, including linebacker Yawin Smallwood, a seventh-round pick from Connecticut, and running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-29/49ersaldon-smith-suspended-ni
Force won't bring justice

...I understand the community's anger, and protests are legitimate and in order," the Rev. Jesse Jackson wrote in USA Today. "But Michael Brown's family said things should not be made worse with looting and vandalism. That will only cloud...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-15/force-wont-bring-just
Being more inclusive with their schedules would help SEC and ACC

...with the same divisional system)."We're going to get larger, we're going to play each other more," Delany told USA Today. "We want to be a conference."That alone is reason enough, but the changing college football landscape makes it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-23/being-more-inclusive-thei
Steve Spurrier enters 10th season at South Carolina with high expectations

...did in Gainesville."Possibly," he said. "We don't know the future."The Gamecocks are ranked No. 9 in the USA Today coaches poll that was released last week. And even though stars Connor Shaw and Jadeveon Clowney have moved on to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-03/steve-spurrier-enters-10t
James heads USA Today's All-USA high school team

McLEAN, Va. -- LeBron James is USA Today's high school basketball player of the year. As expected...Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio, was USA Today's coach of the year. The other players honored were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/23/pre_370553.shtml
High school basketball
Augusta-area author Louise Shivers, 84, dies

...Carolina, was perhaps best known as the author of the 1983 novel Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail, which won acclaim by USA Today as the Best First Novel of the Year. It later was turned into the feature film Summer Heat, which premiered in 1987...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-26/augusta-area-author-louise-s
Heisman winner, teammate were held at gunpoint

...up. But he called back and wanted to know why this was being reported now. He then used obscenities as he criticized USA Today for running the report.Earlier this year, Winston was issued a civil citation after sheriff's deputies said he walked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-30/heisman-winner-teammate-w