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Gamecock Swearinger suspended

September 18, 2012
Gamecock Swearinger suspended

South Carolina free safety D.J. Swearinger has been suspended by the Southeastern Conference for a flagrant hit during Saturday’s 49-6 win over UAB.  Swearinger will be ineligible to play for the Gamecocks against Missouri.  The action is the result of a hit which occurred at the 5:46 mark in the third quarter. The action, according…

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‘Flying Tomato’ hits wall

September 18, 2012
‘Flying Tomato’ hits wall

Gold medal snowboarder Shaun White was arrested early yesterday and charged with public intoxication and vandalism after a wild night at a Nashville hotel. White, who is 26, reportedly pulled a hotel fire alarm at 2 a.m., forcing an evacuation of the guests. Then, he tried to bolt in a taxi, and kicked someone who…

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Falcons 27, Broncos 21

September 18, 2012
Falcons 27, Broncos 21

The Atlanta Falcons defeated the Denver Broncos 27-21 last night. The Broncos never quite got over an awful start by quarterback Peyton Manning. He was intercepted three times in the opening quarter, for the first time since 2007. Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan had a better night. He threw his 100th career touchdown pass.

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Clowney Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

September 18, 2012
Clowney Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

South Carolina sophomore defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has been selected as the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against UAB last Saturday, the league office announced today.  Clowney, a 6-6, 256-pounder from Rock Hill, S.C., was credited with seven tackles, including 3.5 tackles for losses totaling 17 yards, and 2.0 sacks…

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Braves beat Marlins

September 18, 2012

Dan Uggla hit a three-run home run in the first inning, Martin Prado tied a career best with four hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 on Monday night. Tim Hudson allowed a season-high 10 hits in five innings, still beating the Marlins for the fifth straight time. The series continues Tuesday…

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NHL locks out players, no formal talks planned

September 17, 2012
NHL locks out players, no formal talks planned

The National Hockey League locked out the players when their collective bargaining agreement expired Saturday at midnight, and no formal talks are planned to end the league’s fourth shutdown since 1992, including the work stoppage that led to the cancellation of the entire 2004-2005 season. The regular season is scheduled to start on October 11th,…

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Braves complete sweep of Nationals

September 17, 2012
Braves complete sweep of Nationals

Mike Minor threw six strong innings, Dan Uggla broke it open with a two-run single and the Atlanta Braves denied Gio Gonzalez his 20th win, completing a sweep of the first-place Washington Nationals on Sunday night. The Braves head to Miami to face the Marlins Monday night at 7:00 PM.

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Manning throws for 510; Panthers defeat Saints

September 17, 2012
Manning throws for 510; Panthers defeat Saints

Week Two highlights from the NFL included the New York Giants 41-34 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Giants QB Eli Manning threw for 510 yards, the second most in Giants history and tied for eighth most in NFL history.  Elsewhere, the Carolina Panthers got past the New Orleans Saints 35-27 at Bank of America…

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Spurrier expects Shaw to be ready for Missouri

September 17, 2012
Spurrier expects Shaw to be ready for Missouri

South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier said on Sunday that he expects quarterback Connor Shaw to be able to play this Saturday when the Gamecocks take on Missouri from the SEC East.  Kick-off Saturday is set for 3:30 PM.  Shaw aggravated his shoulder injury in USC’s game with Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday. He initially hurt the…

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Gamecocks, Tigers land baseball commits

September 17, 2012

The baseball teams from Clemson and South Carolina both landed commitments in the past few days.  For South Carolina, third baseman Elliott Caldwell (6-3 205) of Spartanburg Methodist JC committed Sunday night for the 2013 class according to TheBigSpur.com. Caldwell is a product of Wren High School and previously played at Winthrop before SMJC.  Clemson…

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