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 an injury that sidelined him […]

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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 29-year-old Belgian said, “It’s been […]

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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 kick off Saturday night at […]

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

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 made it a 10-run game. […]

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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 16-0 first quarter lead before […]

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The London Jaguars

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 owner Shad Khan. “We are […]

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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. San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky […]

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