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Syracuse coach Boeheim gets 900th win

December 18, 2012
Syracuse coach Boeheim gets 900th win

Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim got his historic 900th carer win Monday night, as Syracuse beat Detroit 72-68 in the Gotham Classic. Boeheim is just the third Division I men’s coach ever to reach 900 wins, along with Mike Krzyzewski, who has 936, and Bob Knight, with 902. The 68-year-old Boeheim is in…

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Mets trade Cy Young winner Dickey to Blue Jays

December 18, 2012

Last month, the New York Mets celebrated as R.A. Dickey became the team’s first pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in 27 years. But now, the 38-year-old knuckleballer is no longer a Met, traded by the team to the Toronto Blue Jays Monday in a seven-player deal. Along with Dickey, Toronto is getting catchers…

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“Lin-Sanity” returns to Madison Square Garden

December 18, 2012
“Lin-Sanity” returns to Madison Square Garden

It was Lin-sanity all over again at Madison Square Garden Monday night, as Jeremy Lin had 22 points and eight assists in a 109-96 win, only this time Lin was leading the Houston Rockets to victory over his former team, the New York Knicks. Lin has been struggling with Houston this season after leaving the…

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Jets fall to Titans 14-10, ending playoff hopes

December 18, 2012

The New York Jets fell to the Tennessee Titans 14-10 in Monday Night Football in Nashville, ending their last remaining hope of making it to the playoffs. Struggling Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez had an ugly night, as he was intercepted four times, and then turned the ball over when the Jets had a chance to…

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Tragedy in Connecticut: Links to donate

December 17, 2012

It will be weeks before authorities can piece together a complete picture of Friday’s mass shooting at a Newtown, CT, elementary school, in which 26 children and adults were murdered. Speaking at a news conference Sunday, officials said their goal is to answer every single question, but forensic analysis and interviews of witnesses would take…

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Moments of silence at NFL games for Newtown victims

December 17, 2012

Moments of silence were held before all of the NFL games Sunday for the victims of the Newtown school massacre. The New England Patriots, which is the closest team to Newtown that played at home yesterday, wore a helmet sticker with the city seal and a black ribbon on it. Their cheerleaders and mascot also…

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Saints Suspensions Over Bounty Case Thrown Out

December 12, 2012

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue threw out the suspensions of four New Orleans Saints players Tuesday over the team’s bounty program to try to knock key players out of games, while criticizing nearly everyone tied to the case and condemning the Saints for for obstructing the investigation. Tagliabue bascially absolved former Saints linebacker Scott Fujita,…

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Oconee School Bus Overturns

December 10, 2012
Oconee School Bus Overturns

An Oconee County School District bus overturned Monday afternoon near Walhalla.  School District officials say the bus was carrying students from West-Oak High School and West-Oak Middle School.  Two students were injured, according to authorities.  The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the incident and no further details are available at this time.

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Friday Evening Wreck Leaves Pickens Man Dead

December 8, 2012

A Friday night traffic accident in Oconee County has left a 35 year-old Pickens County man dead.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the man’s name is being withheld at this time so his family may be notified.  Addis says the two vehicle collision occurred on North Highway 11 near the intersection of Fall Creek…

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Kobe Bryant reaches 30,000 points

December 6, 2012
Kobe Bryant reaches 30,000 points

Kobe Bryant became only the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000 points last night (December 5th), reaching the milestone in New Orleans as his L.A. Lakers beat the Hornets 103-87. Bryant needed only 13 points to reach 30,000, getting there before halftime and scoring 29 total for the game. The only other players…

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