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Nationals, Reds clinch post-season spots

September 21, 2012
Nationals, Reds clinch post-season spots

The Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds Thursday became the first Major League Baseball teams to clinch playoff spots. The Nationals assured themselves of at least a wild card berth with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday night, while the Reds assured theirs by beating the Chicago Cubs 5-3 earlier in the…

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Giants roll over Panthers 36-7

September 21, 2012
Giants roll over Panthers 36-7

The New York Giants rolled over the Carolina Panthers 36-7 Thursday night in North Carolina. Giants quarterback Eli Manning went 27 of 35 for 288 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. For the Panthers, QB Cam Newton was 16 of 30 for 242 yards with three interceptions.

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Panthers face Giants in Thursday night matchup

September 20, 2012
Panthers face Giants in Thursday night matchup

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers have been waiting anxiously for the opportunity to showcase themselves in front of a national audience, a stage on which Eli Manning and the New York Giants have enjoyed a wealth of both experience and success in recent years. The two teams will also be aiming to build off…

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NHL cancels all September pre-season games amid lockout

September 20, 2012

The NHL canceled all of its pre-season games scheduled for September on Wednesday, the fourth day of the lockout that began when the previous collective bargaining agreement with the players ended at midnight Saturday. A total of 60 pre-season games were canceled, the first casualties of the NHL’s fourth shutdown over labor issues since 1992.…

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Seneca, Daniel win in volleyball

September 20, 2012

In high school volleyball on Wednesday, the Seneca Lady Bobcats defeated West-Oak in Western AAA play in five sets by scores of 25-22, 25-27, 25-27, 25-22 and 15-10. Elsewhere, it took Daniel three sets to beat Walhalla by scores of 25-21, 25-15 and 25-14. Up next, Seneca will host Daniel on Monday, while Walhalla will…

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NFL fans want their refs back

September 19, 2012

Pressure on the NFL to get their locked-out referees back on the field is intensifying, after a second week of games with replacement officials. Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander explained it to The Washington Post: “It’s just like a team of rookies. If you’ve got a whole bunch of rookies on an NFL roster, you’re going…

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Escobar banned for 3 games

September 19, 2012

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar has been suspended for three games without pay for writing a vulgar Spanish slur on the black strips under his eyes. A Spanish professor told The Toronto Star that the phrase can be interpreted in several negative ways, not all of them with a homophobic slant. Escobar told reporters…

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BREAKING: Seneca announces major hotel project

September 18, 2012
BREAKING: Seneca announces major hotel project

At a City Hall press conference in Seneca this morning, officials announced plans for the construction of a new Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton hotel project on East North First Street behind Seneca Bank and Trust. ┬áMembers of Oconee County Council, and Oconee’s legislative delegation were on hand for the announcement from Seneca Mayor…

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New bug found in Internet Explorer

September 18, 2012
New bug found in Internet Explorer

Microsoft urged Windows users on Monday to install a free piece of security software to protect PCs from a newly discovered bug in the Internet Explorer browser. The security flaw, which researchers say could allow hackers to take remote control of an infected PC, affects Internet Explorer browsers used by hundreds of millions of consumers…

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‘Flying Tomato’ hits wall

September 18, 2012
‘Flying Tomato’ hits wall

Gold medal snowboarder Shaun White was arrested early yesterday and charged with public intoxication and vandalism after a wild night at a Nashville hotel. White, who is 26, reportedly pulled a hotel fire alarm at 2 a.m., forcing an evacuation of the guests. Then, he tried to bolt in a taxi, and kicked someone who…

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