Connecticut Sun take Chiney Ogwumike with top pick, then trade former MVP Tina Charles

...she wasn't traded she'd sit out this year."We're not going to be held hostage by anybody," Sun vice president and general manager Chris Sienko said. "We had to do what's best for our organization and fan base. New York came back...

Goaltender makes 31 saves as Flames shut out Devils

...whether the Devils left wing was able to get his stick on it before it rolled under Ramo. LIGHTNING: Signed vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman to a four-year contract extension that runs through the 2018-19 season.Yzerman is completing...

Cable problems from ice storm still linger for few

...that had been disrupted by the ice storm took about a week-and-a-half to fully resolve, said company vice president and general manager Abu Khan.Khan said the storm caused about 16 miles of downed cable across the area that was either rebuilt...

Braves sign Simmons for 7 years

...game today and we are happy that we were able to agree on this multi-year contract," Braves Executive Vice President and General Manager Frank Wren told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Fit chic: Gym clothes became fashionable

...looks stylish."Women don't want to compromise performance or style," says Heidi O'Neill, Nike's vice president and general manager of women's training.CrossFit, a high-intensity group training program, also has inspired fitness...

Comcast unveils new data usage plan in Augusta

...Internet provider WOW!, however, isn't currently toying with the idea. Abu Khan, the company's Augusta vice president and general manager, said in an e-mailed statement that WOW! does not plan to introduce such policies in the near future...

Biz bits

...Miller Realty.BILL STEWARTAward/honor: Named GM of the year by Broadcast ing and Cable.Details: He is vice president and general manager for WJBF and WAGT in Augusta. CYNDI EBERAward/honor: Named mortgage banker of the year by the Mortgage...

SC Boeing expansion to continue apace in 2014

...the new paint facility, but the company had no immediate plans for the rest, said Jack Jones, a Boeing vice president and general manager of the company's South Carolina operations."Now that we have the land, all we have is the land. There...

WOW! adding 120 jobs to local call center

...said.In 2014, WOW! will begin changing entirely over to a digital cable format, said Abu Khan, its vice president and general manager in Augusta and Charleston, S.C."Next year, we do plan on working towards an all-digital platform...

Augusta economy to see boost from intermedix Ironman 70.3

...the Reynolds Street hotel was totally occupied Saturday and about 90 percent full Friday and Sunday, said vice president and general manager Darryl Leech."Hotels, restaurants, gas stations, you name it," he said. "Everybody's going to...