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Lattimore Opts For NFL

December 13, 2012
Lattimore Opts For NFL

Injured South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore is finished with college football. How long it takes the Gamecocks junior to make his NFL debut is anyone’s guess.  Lattimore announced Wednesday he was giving up his final season to enter the NFL draft. He was considered a can’t-miss, first-round talent after his first two seasons. However,…

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BREAKING: Marcus Lattimore to go pro

December 10, 2012

South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore will enter the NFL draft, according to a source close to the player speaking with ESPN’s Joe Schad. An official announcement is expected this week, possibly Wednesday.  Lattimore sustained an extensive injury to the anterior cruciate ligament and lateral collateral ligament in his right knee and has been vigorously…

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Twins’ Jared Burton gets 2-year deal

December 7, 2012
Twins’ Jared Burton gets 2-year deal

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with right-handed reliever Jared Burton on a two-year, $5.5 million contract that includes a club option for the 2015 season.  The deal was worked out Thursday at baseball’s winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn. The 31-year-old Burton had five saves and a 2.18 ERA in 62 innings with 16…

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Clowney Named Hendricks Award Winner

December 5, 2012
Clowney Named Hendricks Award Winner

Jadeveon Clowney of South Carolina is the winner of this year’s Ted Hendricks Award for the top defensive end in college football.  Clowney claimed nearly two-thirds of the final-round votes, which is a new record. The five other finalists included Morgan Breslin from Southern California, Tank Carradine and Bjoern Werner from Florida State, Sam Montgomery from…

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Alabama holds off Georgia, reaches BCS Championship Game

December 1, 2012
Alabama holds off Georgia, reaches BCS Championship Game

Alabama is heading back to the national championship game — by a mere 5 yards.  AJ McCarron threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Amari Cooper with 3:15 remaining, and the No. 2 Crimson Tide barely held off No. 3 Georgia 32-28 in a Southeastern Conference title game for the ages Saturday.  After an apparent game-clinching…

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Sluggish First Half Costs Clemson in 73-61 Loss to Purdue on Wednesday

November 29, 2012
Sluggish First Half Costs Clemson in 73-61 Loss to Purdue on Wednesday

Purdue shot 57 percent in the first half and guard D.J. Byrd posted 20 of his 22 points in the first half as the Boilermakers outlasted Clemson in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, 73-61. Purdue led by 20 at halftime and by as much as 23 in the second frame, the Tigers’ largest deficit of the…

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South Carolina & Clemson meet on gridiron this weekend

November 19, 2012
South Carolina & Clemson meet on gridiron this weekend

The South Carolina football team slipped in the national polls released on Sunday.  The Gamecocks (9-2, 6-2 SEC) fell from ninth to 12th in the BCS Standings, from 12th to 13th in the Associated Press poll and from 11th to 12th in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches polls, all released Sunday. The Gamecocks are coming off…

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Recruiting notes

November 15, 2012

Congratulations are in order for Walhalla’s Heather Jankowy.  On Wednesday, Heather signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Anderson Univeristy. DE Kendal Vickers (6-3 245) of Havelock, NC announced a commitment via Twitter Wednesday night to play football at South Carolina.  He will enroll next fall at Fork Union Prep in Virginia…

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Hawks fall to Clippers

November 12, 2012
Hawks fall to Clippers

Blake Griffin scored 16 points, Chris Paul had 15 points and eight assists and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 89-76 on Sunday. Jamal Crawford, who won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award in 2010 while playing for Atlanta, had 11 points after coming in with a team-high 21.8 average –…

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Clemson rips Maryland for 12th home win in row

November 10, 2012
Clemson rips Maryland for 12th home win in row

Tajh Boyd threw for 261 yards and three touchdowns as Clemson trounced Maryland 45-10 on Saturday, the Tigers’ sixth straight win and record 12th in a row at Death Valley.  Clemson (9-1, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) kept on track for a second straight double-digit victory season. Yet it’s unlikely the defending ACC champs can supplant…

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