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Gamecocks, Tigers rise in AP Poll

September 10, 2012

Alabama sits atop the Associated Press college football poll released Sunday, with LSU and Southern California trading off the No. 2 and 3 spots. Oregon, Oklahoma, Florida State and Georgia are ranked 4-7 in order, with South Carolina and West Virginia checking in at the 8 and 9 spots. Michigan State rounds out the Top-10.…

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Eastin becomes first female official in regular-season NFL game

September 10, 2012
Eastin becomes first female official in regular-season NFL game

Shannon Eastin made history Sunday as the first female official in a regular-season NFL game, when she worked as a line judge during the match-up between the St. Louis Rams and the Detroit Lions. Eastin is one of the replacement officials hired by the NFL while the regular officials are locked out. She became the…

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NFL – Week One

September 10, 2012
NFL – Week One

Highlights from Week One in the NFL: • Atlanta Falcons 40, Kansas City Chiefs 24 • Washington Redskins 40, New Orleans Saints 32 — Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner, had a steller NFL debut, going 19 of 26 with 320 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions as he…

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Doctor: Too soon to know if Tulane player paralyzed

September 10, 2012
Doctor: Too soon to know if Tulane player paralyzed

Tulane University football player Devon Walker underwent surgery Sunday to stabilize his fractured spine, but the team’s doctor said it’s too soon to know whether he’ll be paralyzed from the injury he suffered while making a tackle Saturday. Walker was injured when he and teammate Julius Warmsley tackled Tulsa player Willie Carter and apparently smashed…

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Serena Williams wins U.S. Open in comeback; Djokovic, Murray in men’s final

September 10, 2012
Serena Williams wins U.S. Open in comeback; Djokovic, Murray in men’s final

Serena Williams won the U.S. Open in a comeback Sunday  after being just two points away from losing the final to top-ranked Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. But the fourth-seeded Williams managed to pull out the victory, winning the last four games to take the match 6-2, 2-6, 7-5. This is the fourth U.S. Open championship…

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College Football Scoreboard (Week Two)

September 8, 2012
College Football Scoreboard (Week Two)

(SATURDAY 9/8) SCOREBOARD #25 Stanford 50 Duke 13 (Drew Terrell returned a punt 75 yards for a score and caught a 19-yard touchdown pass; Ed Reynolds took one of his two interceptions for another touchdown.) Arizona 59 #18 Oklahoma State 38 (Ka’Deem Carey scored four touchdowns, Matt Scott threw for 320 yards and two scores,…

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DeAndre Hopkins, Andre Ellington spark No. 12 Clemson

September 8, 2012
DeAndre Hopkins, Andre Ellington spark No. 12 Clemson

DeAndre Hopkins caught three touchdown passes, Andre Ellington rushed for two scores and punter Spencer Benton kicked a 61-yard field goal to break an Atlantic Coast Conference record in Clemson’s 52-27 victory over Ball State on Saturday.  It was the second straight game the Tigers surpassed 500 yards on offense.

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No. 9 Gamecocks Roll Past East Carolina, 48-10

September 8, 2012
No. 9 Gamecocks Roll Past East Carolina, 48-10

In his first career start, sophomore quarterback Dylan Thompson threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns to lead ninth-ranked South Carolina to a 48-10 victory over East Carolina in its home opener on Saturday afternoon at Williams-Brice Stadium.  Thompson, who completed 21-of-37 pass attempts, helped South Carolina amass 528 yards of total offense, including 397…

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Furman Falls To Coastal Carolina In Triple Overtime, 47-45

September 8, 2012
Furman Falls To Coastal Carolina In Triple Overtime, 47-45

DeMario Bennett hauled in a 26-yard touchdown strike in triple overtime and then tallied a two-point conversion on a reverse to help Coastal Carolina hold off Furman, 47-45, at rain-soaked Paladin Stadium Saturday evening.  After Bennett’s tallies put Coastal Carolina up, 47-39, Furman’s Hank McCloud scored on a 3-yard run to cut the lead to…

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BHP routs Pendleton; Walhalla and Seneca lose

September 7, 2012
BHP routs Pendleton; Walhalla and Seneca lose

Belton-Honea Path turned three Pendleton turnovers into scores and the 5th-ranked Bears would go on to rout the Bulldogs 41-7 at Cunningham Stadium Friday night in WGOG’s Broadcast Game of the Week.  A Pendleton fumble at their own 20 yard line would lead to BHP’s first score, a 3 yard scoring run from Kory Thompson.…

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