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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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Djokovic, Ferrer advance to U.S. Open semifinals

September 7, 2012
Djokovic, Ferrer advance to U.S. Open semifinals

Defending U.S. Open champion Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer have advanced to the semifinals after winning their quarterfinal matches on Thursday. Second-seeded Djokovic of Serbia beat Argentina’s seventh-ranked Juan Martin del Potro 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-4, and fourth-seeded Ferrer of Spain downed eighth-ranked Serb Janko Tipsarevic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4).

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Influential NFL owner Art Modell dead at 87

September 7, 2012
Influential NFL owner Art Modell dead at 87

Art Modell, one of the most influential owners in the history of the NFL, died Thursday of natural causes. He was 87. Modell was the owner of the Cleveland Browns, which became the Baltimore Ravens after he moved the franchise in 1996, forever earning the ire of Cleveland fans. Modell sold the Ravens in 2004,…

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Braves win again on un-earned run

September 7, 2012
Braves win again on un-earned run

Led by seven scoreless innings from Tim Hudson, the NL Wild Card leading Atlanta Braves posted their second straight 1-0 win over the Colorodo Rockies on Thursday, winning both times with an unearned run. It’s the first time in more than 28 seasons that a team won in that fashion in back-to-back games. The Braves…

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BHP Offensive Lineman dies

September 7, 2012

Ben Jordan, a junior offensive lineman for the Belton-Honea Path Bears football team, has died at the age of 16.  Jordan died Thursday night at Greenville Memorial Hospital of a massive blod clot, according to Bears coach Russell Blackston.  Jordan has been dealing with illness since his diagnosis of a blood disorder a little over…

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