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Gamecocks Open Season Thursday Night in Nashville

August 30, 2012
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Gamecocks Open Season Thursday Night in Nashville

The ninth-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks will open the 2012 football season Thursday night in Music City USA, as they face SEC East rival Vanderbilt in a nationally-televised contest.  Carolina enters the game with its highest beginning rank in school history.  Eyes will be on the play of junior tailback Marcus Lattimore, who is returning following…

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Clijsters loses in second round at US Open, ending singles tennis career

August 30, 2012
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Clijsters loses in second round at US Open, ending singles tennis career

Kim Clijsters’ singles professional tennis career came to an end in the second round of the U.S. Open Wednesday (August 29th), when she lost to Britain’s Laura Robson 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5). The four-time Grand Slam title winner will retire after she finishes playing in the U.S. Open’s doubles tournament. Speaking after yesterday’s match, the…

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NFL to use replacement officials during Week One

August 30, 2012
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NFL to use replacement officials during Week One

The NFL’s regular season will open next week with replacement officials being used, and the league said it is ready to use them as much as necessary after that. Negotiations between the NFL and the Referees Association union are at a standstill, with talks essentially having gone nowhere since the officials were locked out in…

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Furman Kicks Off 2012 Football Season Saturday At Samford

August 28, 2012
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Furman Kicks Off 2012 Football Season Saturday At Samford

Furman football kicks off its 2012 football campaign this Saturday when the Paladins travel to Birmingham, Ala., to take on Southern Conference rival Samford. Kickoff for the game at Seibert Stadium is set for 4:30 p.m. ET.  You can hear the game on 96.3 WGOG beginning with the tailgate and pre-game show at 3:00 PM.…

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Peake to start in Watkins slot

August 28, 2012
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Peake to start in Watkins slot

Clemson’s depth chart for its season opener Saturday night against Auburn was released on Monday. Charone Peake is listed as the starter at the receiver spot where Sammy Watkins would normally be listed. Watkins is suspended for the first two games of the season following an off-season arrest on misdemeanor drug charges. Clemson and Auburn…

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Japanese team wins Little League World Series over Tennessee 12-2

August 27, 2012
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Japan won the Little League World Series Sunday in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, with a lopsided 12-2 victory over the team from Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Twelve-year-old Noriatsu Osaka was the offensive star for Japan, hitting three home runs and getting a triple in his 4-for-4 afternoon. The game ended in the fifth inning after Osaka’s third homer…

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Williamson Attacks, Leads Walhalla To Win Over West-Oak; Seneca edges Greer in Overtime

August 24, 2012
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Williamson Attacks, Leads Walhalla To Win Over West-Oak; Seneca edges Greer in Overtime

Walhalla’s Israel Williamson threw for 336 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for 216 yards and five touchdowns Friday night as the Razorbacks defeated West-Oak 58-27.  The sophomore Razorback signal-caller shredded the West-Oak defense for a total of 552 yards of offense in Jeremy Grogan’s debut as Walhalla head coach.  Walhalla jumped out to a…

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High School Football On WGOG Kicks-off Friday Night

August 23, 2012
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High School Football On WGOG Kicks-off Friday Night

WGOG will open the 2012 High School Football radio broadcast season Friday night in Westminster, as West-Oak plays host to Walhalla, in the first of two meetings this season between the rivals. Airtime on WGOG is 7:00 PM, with kick off at 7:30 PM. Elsewhere, Seneca opens the season at Greer. Daniel will take on…

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The London Jaguars

August 23, 2012
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The Jacksonville Jaguars will play one home game in London beginning in 2013, the NFL and team officials announced yesterday. The team hopes to broaden its fan base with the appearances at Wembley Stadium, which has hosted one NFL game annually since 2007. “The key point is to sell Jacksonville to the world,” said team…

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Bartolo Colon Suspended

August 23, 2012
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Bartolo Colon Suspended

Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for testosterone. It’s the second suspension for use of illegal performance enhancers levied by Major League Baseball in a week. Colon, who is 39, won the Cy Young Award in 2005, but has since struggled with elbow and shoulder injuries.…

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