Jackets looking to build off big year

Even with 11 wins in 2014, Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson kept thinking his team was living on the edge.
By Charles Odum

Cubs' Arrieta continues to climb

LOS ANGELES - Jake Arrieta had been building toward this moment. He'd come achingly close to holding opponents hitless three times last year in a breakout season with the Chicago Cubs. 
By Beth Harris

Braves say they are 'deeply saddened' by fan's death

ATLANTA - The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.
By Charles Odum

Day romps to victory at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. - Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclays.
By Doug Ferguson

Wade bests buddies at Jones Creek

After a shocking turn of events near the end of Sunday's Jones Creek Classic, John Wade emerged as the winner.
By David Westin

Yankees clobber Braves, complete sweep

ATLANTA - A Braves team that was at .500 through 84 games has since been in a downward slide that gained speed with three consecutive losses to the New York Yankees. The last one was the most embarrassing.
By Charles Odum

Cubs' Arrieta tosses no-hitter

LOS ANGELES - Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night.
By Beth Harris

American Pharoah's future uncertain after stunning los

American Pharoah's defeat at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday didn't diminish his legacy or appeal - not in the eyes of the fans and not in the eyes of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert.

Japan tops Pennsylvania for Little League World Series title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - With more than 42,000 fans cheering against them, the Tokyo players found themselves down eight runs in the first inning of the Little League championship game against Lewisberry, Pa.
By Pat Eaton Robb

Chubb ready to carry load for Georgia

Georgia coach Mark Richt must pick a new starting quarterback in preseason practice. Even with that big unknown, there is great anticipation that 2015 could be a special season.
By Marc Weiszer

Screven County-Westside is Game of the Week

Screven County comes to Augusta to play Westside in the Game of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Thomson tops football Power Poll

The area's top 10 football teams as voted on by members of The Augusta Chronicle sports department, WJBF-TV, WRDW-TV, WGAC and other area media.

Carter's decision to boycott Olympics remains controversial

ATLANTA — Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter’s boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.
By Paul Newberry

Former Jefferson County star waived by Titans

Former Jefferson County standout Fernando Velasco was waived by the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

Gamecocks to wear stickers to honor Charleston shooting victims

South Carolina players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston in June.

Maggert wins Champions event, takes lead in Schwab Cup

ENDICOTT, N.Y. - Jeff Maggert won the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on Sunday for his fourth Champions Tour victory of the year, closing with 6-under-par 66 to beat Paul Goydos by two strokes.

Dixon captures IndyCar crown with win at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Scott Dixon captured a fourth IndyCar championship by winning the season finale Sunday to snatch the title from Juan Pablo Montoya.

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