Braves beat Nationals on Maybin's hit

ATLANTA - Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning.
By George Henry

Crute's passion for rowing is taking her places

Initially, Augusta native Lindsay Crute expressed little interest in competitive rowing.
By Jordan Williams

Nadal stunned in second round at Wimbledon

LONDON - Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked qualifier who played the match of his life.
By Howard Fendrich

Former Josey coach Morgan dies

Bernard Morgan, coach of the 1978 state champion Josey boys basketball team, has died.
By Wayne Staats

Women's World Cup expansion showed sport's lack of depth

The expansion of the Women's World Cup to 24 teams showed the stark contrast between the haves and have-nots.
By Anne M. Peterson

Woods rebounds in The Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Tiger Woods rebounded from a dismal U.S. Open with 4-under-par-par 66 in Thursday's opening round of The Greenbrier Classic.
By John Raby

Wade to return to Heat

In the end, Dwyane Wade decided to go short with the years and long on the cash.

Defending women's champ rolling at Wimbledon

LONDON - Defending champion Petra Kvitova keeps steamrolling opponents at Wimbledon.

NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - NASCAR's national series tracks announced that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races.

Rookie Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals

ATLANTA — A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe hit back-to-back homers in the fourth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday night.

Olympic hopeful has found home in Augusta

Georgia Regents graduate assistant cross country/track coach Pardon Ndhlovu has qualified to represent his home country, Zimbabwe, in the marathon in the 2016 Olympics.
By Chris Gay

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Sports voices prominent on flag issue

Head ball coach Steve Spurrier and his University of South Carolina coaching brethren have spoken up in support of their governor. NASCAR chairman Brian France has weighed in emphatically.

Trio share lead in French Open

PARIS - Bernd Wiesberger, Victor Dubuisson and Jaco van Zyl are the clubhouse leaders with 3-under-par 68s in the rain-suspended French Open on Thursday.

St. Louis retiring from NHL after 16 seasons

NEW YORK - New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis is retiring after 16 NHL seasons, seven All Star selections and one Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Chargers' Gates suspended for four games

Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season.

Smoltz defied odds by making Hall of Fame after Tommy John surgery

When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be unique - the only player enshrined to have undergone Tommy John surgery. 
By John Kekis

Clemson trying to fill voids after rocky off-season

COLUMBIA - It has not been the most trouble-free off-season for Clemson and coach Dabo Swinney.
By Pete Iacobelli

Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports must include first and last names of the participants, total numbers of fish and total weight of the catch.

Now's the the time for salt water fishing

If you were thinking about trying your luck in salt water off the Georgia and South Carolina coasts, stop procrastinating and just go.
By Bill Baab


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