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Angels Trout, Nationals’ Harper win baseball’s Rookie of the Year

November 13, 2012

Outfielders Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals won baseball’s Rookie of the Year awards on Monday. The 21-year-old Trout was a unanimous pick in voting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America and the youngest-ever American League Rookie of the Year winner, while the 20-year-old Harper became…

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Steelers top Chiefs 16-13 in ‘Monday Night Football’, Roethlisberger hurt

November 13, 2012
Steelers top Chiefs 16-13 in ‘Monday Night Football’, Roethlisberger hurt

The Pittsburgh Steelers pulled off a 16-13 overtime victory over the Kansas City Chiefs Monday night after letting them tie the game at the end of regulation, but the Monday Night Football win in Pittsburgh was tempered by the loss of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who left the game in the third quarter when a…

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Westminster man dies in Saturday tractor accident

November 10, 2012

A Westminster man is dead following a tractor accident Saturday afternoon.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says 68 year-old Furman Wallace “Dink” Blackwell died at the scene near Alice Lane in Westminster.  Police say 911 was notified of the incident just before 4:00 PM on Saturday when a passerby noticed the overturned tractor.  Addis says…

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Clemson loses top recruit

November 8, 2012
Clemson loses top recruit

Robert Nkemdiche, the nation’s top football recruit in the Class of 2013, has decommitted from Clemson.  His high school coach Mickey Conn broke the news to ESPN.com’s RecruitingNation via text message on Thursday.  Reports surfaced Wednesday night that Nkemdiche, a 6-foot-5, 265-pound defensive end from Grayson HS in Loganville (Ga.) Grayson, had backed away from…

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NHL, union make progress in secret talks

November 5, 2012
NHL, union make progress in secret talks

The NHL and the players’ union made progress in secret, day-long talks held Saturday, with plans to get back to the bargaining table soon, according to the Associated Press. Saturday’s talks, the first held by the two sides in more than two weeks, came one day after the outdoor Winter Classic game was cancelled.  The…

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NFL Week 9

November 5, 2012
NFL Week 9

Highlights from week nine in the NFL, includes Carolina’s 21-13 win at Washington.  The win breaks a five-game losing streak for the Panthers.  The Atlanta Falcons move to 8-0 and remain the NFL’s only unbeaten team after edging Dallas 19-13 Sunday night at the Georgia Dome.  Monday night on ESPN the Philadelphia Eagles visit the…

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Will the Redskins/Panthers game decide the election?

November 4, 2012
Will the Redskins/Panthers game decide the election?

With the U.S. Presidential election coming up on Tuesday, and the polls indicating a tight race, some superstitious pundits are paying extra attention this year to Sunday’s NFL matchup between the Washington Redskins and the visiting Carolina Panthers.  One of the nuggets in presidential election lore is the so-called “Redskins Rule”.  According to the rule,…

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Double homicide near Westminster

November 3, 2012

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a double homicide near Westminster.  Police were called to a residence on Smith Farm Road, where sources say two women were found stabbed to death.  A third person was also found with stab wounds.  That person was airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital.  The investigation is in its early…

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Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

November 2, 2012

Come early Sunday morning, Daylight Saving Time will end meaning the clocks go back an hour and the batteries in those smoke detectors should be replaced. General Electric is encouraging consumers to use this time to remember another important household task — change your home water filter to ensure you’re getting the cleanest water possible.…

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NFL, NBA, N.Y. Road Runners donating $1 million for Sandy relief

November 2, 2012

The sports world is helping in the recovery efforts after Hurricane Sandy.  The NFL and the players’ union are combining to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross, and the league and its network broadcasters will also run pre-game and in-game TV messages to promote donations during this weekend’s games.  The NBA and its…

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