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Pro leagues moving steadily toward accepting betting on their games

We've come a long way since Hall of Famers Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were banned from baseball for associating with gamblers ? not betting on games or tipping them off about injuries, but by shaking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-14/pro-leagues-moving-steadily-towar
Augusta officials heap praise on Mayor Deke Copenhaver at Toast & Roast

...far the shortest. I greatly appreciate that. I had to stand on my toes when I got my picture made with Bob Young and Willie Mays."Whenever I got angry, whenever I got upset, whenever I got fired, I used to go talk to Deke. He was always there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-11-15/augusta-officia
Bernard Hopkins isn't worried about his young opponent

...sight when aging athletes still think they can do the things they once did in their youth. For some of a certain age Willie Mays comes to mind, stumbling around in the 1973 World Series when he had no business even being on the field.Bernard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-05/bernard-hopkins-isnt-worried-abou
Prosecutors say A-Rod paid off his cousin

...turn 40 next July. He could receive an additional $6 million each for five milestones that the team designates as historic achievements, the next of those believed to be tying Willie Mays' 660 home runs for No. 4 on the all-time list.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-04/prosecutors-say-rod-paid
Giants, Royals ready for wild World Series finish

...previous round of the playoffs ? has put San Francisco one win away from another parade down Market Street, something Willie Mays, Barry Bonds and generations of Giants fans had dreamed of for so long.Now it's becoming an every-other-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-27/giants-royals-ready-wild
Baseball's dramatic shift noted in '1954'

...sport.The premise of Bill Madden's 1954: The Year Willie Mays and the First Generation of Black Superstars Changed...and Hispanics." It was the year the New York Giants' Willie Mays and the Cleveland Indians' Larry Doby faced off in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-13/baseballs-dramatic-shift-noted-1954
Vote for Willie Mays' vast experience

I am supporting Willie Mays for mayor. I see no need to put Georgia's...people the voters have put down there. Willie Mays received a great majority vote from...Let's go with what we know. A vote for Willie Mays is surely a step in the right direction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/03/let_28464.shtml
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Willie Mays will unite Augusta

I wholeheartedly endorse Willie Mays for mayor of Augusta, and ask voters to give him the majority...the polls Tuesday and help create a dynamic Augusta. A vote for Willie Mays will be a vote for one Augusta. Tracy E. Williams Jr., Augusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/05/let_19458.shtml
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Vote for Willie Mays - and experience

...are going to prevail in the governance of this city. Willie Mays has these attributes. I encourage the voters of Augusta to return to the polls Dec. 6 and elect Willie Mays mayor. Reggie Williams, Augusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/28/let_27149.shtml
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Bonds ties Willie Mays with 660th homer

SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds hit his 660th home run Monday to tie godfather Willie Mays for third on baseball's career list. Bonds connected in the fifth inning on a 3-1 pitch from Milwaukee's Matt Kinney and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/13/bas_411938.shtml
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