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Seneca, Daniel win in volleyball

September 20, 2012

In high school volleyball on Wednesday, the Seneca Lady Bobcats defeated West-Oak in Western AAA play in five sets by scores of 25-22, 25-27, 25-27, 25-22 and 15-10. Elsewhere, it took Daniel three sets to beat Walhalla by scores of 25-21, 25-15 and 25-14. Up next, Seneca will host Daniel on Monday, while Walhalla will…

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Braves defeat Marlins on Wednesday

September 20, 2012
Braves defeat Marlins on Wednesday

Kris Medlen pitched eight innings of four-hit ball and the Atlanta Braves won his start for the 21st straight time, beating the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Wednesday night. The Braves are off today before heading to Philadelphia to take on the Phillies Friday night at 7:00 PM.

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South Carolina lands 2014 catcher

September 20, 2012

The South Carolina baseball team has picked up its first commitment from a catcher for the 2014 class from Hunter Taylor (5-11 190) of Onley, VA., according to TheBigSpur.com.   Taylor picked the Gamecocks over North Carolina, Virginia and Virginia Tech. Last season Taylor batted .571 with 4 home runs and 35 RBIs. Taylor also…

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Brandon Sebirumbi Inks Contract With Portugal’s Sampaense

September 20, 2012

Former Furman University men’s basketball standout Brandon Sebirumbi inked a professional contract with Sampaense Basket of the Portuguese Basketball League, it was announced this week.  The 6-foot-9 forward paced the Paladins averaging 11.1 points and 5.6 rebounds per game as a senior during the 2011-12 season. He shot 52.9% from the field while starting all…

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Spurrier says Shaw will start against Missouri

September 19, 2012
Spurrier says Shaw will start against Missouri

South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier says Connor Shaw will start at quarterback Saturday afternoon when the Gamecocks return to SEC Eastern play against Missouri at Williams-Brice Stadium. Spurrier said Shaw threw well in Monday’s practice and is showing no effects from the injury to his throwning shoulder.  Kick-off Saturday is set for 3:30 PM.

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Braves drop one to Miami

September 19, 2012
Braves drop one to Miami

Jose Reyes hit a two-out RBI single in the 10th inning Tuesday night, and the Miami Marlins overcame an awful ninth inning to snap the Atlanta Braves’ four-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory. Atlanta lost to Miami for only the fourth time in 14 meetings. The series will wrap up Wednesday night at 7:00…

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NFL fans want their refs back

September 19, 2012

Pressure on the NFL to get their locked-out referees back on the field is intensifying, after a second week of games with replacement officials. Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander explained it to The Washington Post: “It’s just like a team of rookies. If you’ve got a whole bunch of rookies on an NFL roster, you’re going…

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Escobar banned for 3 games

September 19, 2012

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar has been suspended for three games without pay for writing a vulgar Spanish slur on the black strips under his eyes. A Spanish professor told The Toronto Star that the phrase can be interpreted in several negative ways, not all of them with a homophobic slant. Escobar told reporters…

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Five players miss Panthers practice with injury

September 19, 2012
Five players miss Panthers practice with injury

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says five players were held out of practice and four others were limited as Carolina continues to prepare for Thursday night’s game against the New York Giants. Running back Jonathan Stewart, linebacker Thomas Davis, right tackle Byron Bell, safety Colin Jones and guard Mike Pollack did not practice due to injury.

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Michael Turner out on bond after arrest

September 19, 2012
Michael Turner out on bond after arrest

Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner was jailed on charges of drunken driving and speeding early Tuesday, just hours after he scored a touchdown in the team’s win over the Denver Broncos. The 30 year-old Turner of Suwanee, was booked into the Gwinnett County jail in metro Atlanta just after 5:00 AM. Turner spent barely…

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