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Furman To Play Gardner-Webb, Coastal Carolina In 2013, 2014

September 13, 2012
Furman To Play Gardner-Webb, Coastal Carolina In 2013, 2014

Furman director of athletics Gary Clark announced Wednesday the addition of both Gardner-Webb and Coastal Carolina to the Paladins’ 2013 and 2014 football schedules.  Furman will kick off the 2013 season on Aug. 31 at Gardner-Webb and will play at Coastal Carolina on Sept. 7, the following week.  

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UConn Basketball coach Calhoun retiring

September 13, 2012
UConn Basketball coach Calhoun retiring

University of Connecticut men’s head basketball coach Jim Calhoun is retiring. The 70-year-old Hall of Famer was UConn’s coach for 26 years, winning three national titles and 625 games.  Add to that his earlier 14-year tenure at Northeastern, and Calhoun has a total of 873 wins in his career.

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Seneca gets first region win; Walhalla gets first region loss

September 13, 2012

Seneca High School’s volleyball team defeated Emerald on Wednesday for their first Western AAA victory of the season. Dana Shirley’s Bobcat team collected 18 kills and six aces. Elsewhere, Walhalla fell to Palmetto 3-2 for their first region loss.

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‘Fierce Five’ U.S. gymnasts injured on tour

September 12, 2012

Two members of the “Fierce Five” U.S. women’s gymnastics team that won the team gold medal at the London Olympics last month were injured with minutes of each other while on the Kellogg’s Tour of Champions on Sunday. The Yahoo! Sports blog Fourth-Place Medal reported Tuesday that McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman both fell while…

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Gamecock Men’s Basketball Releases 2012-13 Non-Conference Schedule

September 12, 2012

The South Carolina men’s basketball staff, led by first-year head coach Frank Martin, released its non-conference schedule for the 2012-13 season on Wednesday. The slate features 10 home dates, including one exhibition, to be played at Colonial Life Arena, two trips to New York City and an international visit to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to highlight…

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Murray wins U.S. Open, getting his first Grand Slam title

September 11, 2012
Murray wins U.S. Open, getting his first Grand Slam title

Britain’s Andy Murray finally has a Grand Slam title, winning the U.S. Open Monday against defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2. It wasn’t easy, taking 4 hours and 54 minutes for Murray to claim victory after he let the third and fourth sets slip away after taking the first…

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South Carolina Men’s Basketball Releases 2012-13 Roster

September 11, 2012
South Carolina Men’s Basketball Releases 2012-13 Roster

First-year South Carolina head men’s basketball coach Frank Martin announced on Monday the Gamecocks’ roster for the 2012-13 season, which features 10 returning players and four newcomers.  Returning for South Carolina will be sophomore guard Damien Leonard and classmate, forward Carlton Geathers, along with junior guards Bruce Ellington, Brian Richardson, Eric Smith and Brenton Williams.…

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Walhalla volleyball wins

September 11, 2012

The Walhalla Razorback volleyball team defeated Emerald 3-0 on Monday in Western AAA play. The Razors are unbeaten in region play and will host Palmetto on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Daniel retains the top spot in the state in Class AAA according to the new coaches poll released on Monday.

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Gamecocks, Tigers rise in AP Poll

September 10, 2012

Alabama sits atop the Associated Press college football poll released Sunday, with LSU and Southern California trading off the No. 2 and 3 spots. Oregon, Oklahoma, Florida State and Georgia are ranked 4-7 in order, with South Carolina and West Virginia checking in at the 8 and 9 spots. Michigan State rounds out the Top-10.…

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Eastin becomes first female official in regular-season NFL game

September 10, 2012
Eastin becomes first female official in regular-season NFL game

Shannon Eastin made history Sunday as the first female official in a regular-season NFL game, when she worked as a line judge during the match-up between the St. Louis Rams and the Detroit Lions. Eastin is one of the replacement officials hired by the NFL while the regular officials are locked out. She became the…

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