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Finally, An Umpire Is The Hero

August 22, 2012
Finally, An Umpire Is The Hero

At last, a baseball story in which the umpire is the hero. Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce successfully performed CPR on an employee of the Arizona Diamondbacks before the Miami Marlins game on Sunday night. He saved her life by his quick action after she suffered a seizure in the tunnel that leads to…

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Women In The Golf Club

August 21, 2012
Women In The Golf Club

After 80 all-male years, Augusta National Golf Club has invited two women to join, and they said ‘yes.’ Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore will become the first women members, the club announced yesterday. The club’s controversial all-male policy was last challenged in April, when the club declined to…

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Roger Clemens is Back

August 21, 2012
Roger Clemens is Back

Roger Clemens is returning to baseball, fresh off his acquittal on federal charges of lying to Congress about alleged steroid use. Clemens, who is 50, has signed a contract with the Sugar Land Skeeters, a Texas-based franchise in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The deal was announced by Houston station Fox 26. The seven-time…

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Melky Cabrera’s Weird Stunt

August 20, 2012
Melky Cabrera’s Weird Stunt

San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera and at least one of his handlers allegedly concocted a bizarre scheme to get him out of any punishment after he tested positive for use of the drug testosterone. The New York Daily News reports that the plot included buying a Web site and creating a fake advertisement to…

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Warriors Fall To TR In Season Opener

August 18, 2012
Warriors Fall To TR In Season Opener

The West-Oak Warriors dropped its season-opening football game, 35-7, Friday night on the road at Travelers Rest.  The home crowd turned out for Alumni Night at Chico Bolin Stadium to see the Devil Dogs begin the season 1-0.  It’s officially known as Week Zero in South Carolina.  The Warriors, and the rest of the state,…

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High School Football Kicks Off Friday Night For Some Area Teams

August 17, 2012

The West-Oak Warriors begin the 2012 football season Friday night as they head to Chico Bolin Stadium in Travelers Rest to face the Devil Dogs. Kick-off is set for 7:30 PM. Other week Zero games include Southside Christian at Crescent, North Augusta at TL Hanna, Dixie at Palmetto, and the John Boggs era at Westside…

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Baseball Owners Approve Sale of Padres

August 17, 2012

Major League Baseball owners voted yesterday (August 16th) to approve the sale of the San Diego Padres to a group that includes Kevin and Brian O’Malley, the sons of former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley. Golfer Phil Mickelson is also part of the group, will will buy the franchise from owner John Moores for…

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Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open Over Knee Injury

August 16, 2012
Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open Over Knee Injury

Spain’s Rafael Nadal withdrew yesterday (August 15th) from the upcoming U.S. Open because of tendinitis in his knee, the same injury that’s kept him out of competition since his stunning loss in the second round at Wimbledon in late June to 100th-ranked Lukas Rosal. Among what he missed was the London Olympics, where he was…

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Giants’ Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For Positive Drug Test

August 16, 2012
Giants’ Cabrera Suspended 50 Games For Positive Drug Test

San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Melky Cabrera, who was named the MVP of baseball’s All-Star Game last month, was suspended for 50 games Wednesday (August 15th) after he tested positive for testosterone. The suspension ends what had been a stellar season for Cabrera, who leads the National League with 159 hits and is second in batting…

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Seattle’s Felix Hernandez Pitches Perfect Game

August 16, 2012
Seattle’s Felix Hernandez Pitches Perfect Game

The Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez pitched the 23rd perfect game in Major League history and the first-ever for Seattle Wednesday (August 15th), beating the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 at home before the Mariners fans. The 26-year-old Hernandez, who won the 2010 American League Cy Young Award, threw 113 pitches during his gem, striking out 12.…

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