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McIlroy-McDowell partnership might not be in the cards this week

...attracted most of the attention.Rickie Fowler, a teen idol in golf circles, stepped off the U.S. charter at Edinburgh with "USA" cut into the side of his hair. Even old-school Tom Watson, the 65-year-old American captain, liked it."I thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-22/mcilroy-mcdowell-partnership
East Carolina, Mississippi State enter top 25 after big wins

...after winning at Virginia Tech.The Pirates were last ranked Sept. 21, 2008. That team finished 9-5 and won Conference USA. East Caro lina (3-1) is in its first season in the American Athletic Conference.Mississippi State is No. 14 after beating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-21/east-carolina-mississippi
Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...don't have bad days," Krzyzewski said. "And so far it's worked out."The Americans have had only one under Krzyzewski and USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo, a loss to Greece in the semifinals of the 2006 world championship, their first tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-15/team-usa-turns-focus-rio-afte
Georgia Southern to play historic game

...season, already has 11 catches for 156 yards after just three games. Kentrellis Showers has three touchdowns on seven catches.USA's defense, led by inside linebacker Maleki Harris, will be tested by the Eagles' multiple option attack. Harris, who had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-19/georgia-southern-play-his
Americans expect a tough gold-medal game against Serbia

...The Americans say it's just as important to them, especially after all the adversity they faced before the games began. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo has said a gold medal would be the sweetest one since he took over the program in 2005...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-13/americans-expect-tou
Unclear future for guarantee games in college football playoff era

...guarantee games with other FBS programs has "skyrocketed.""We've got colleagues in the MAC and the Sun Belt and Conference USA that aren't even willing to talk for less than a million dollars," said Ron Prettyman, athletic director at FCS program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-12/unclear-future-guarantee-
UGA jumps up in 2 polls

...the 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
Crested Butte, Colo., becomes beer commercial set

...flown in for the event ? and outsiders were banned for the duration.And for two days, Crested Butte was becoming Whatever, USA. All painted in "Bud Light Blue.""It's been a very divisive thing in town, for sure," said Shaun Horne, the owner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/crested-butte-colo-becomes
Unbeaten US routs New Zealand at Basketball World Cup

...moment," Harden said, "and tonight and every other night the focus is defense, and whoever scores the basketball, it's USA points."Harden had a couple of baskets early in the third quarter - he and Davis both throwing down impressive dunks - and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-02/unbeaten-us-routs-new-zealand
Coach K, US team pay visit to West Point

...pretty awesome," All-Star guard Stephen Curry said.USA Basketball has prioritized its relationship with the military...who were in the stands. At one point, he even led a "USA! USA!" chant.It was clear how much Krzyzewski, who said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-18/coach-k-us-team-pay-visit-wes