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Furman To Play Gardner-Webb, Coastal Carolina In 2013, 2014

September 13, 2012
Furman To Play Gardner-Webb, Coastal Carolina In 2013, 2014

Furman director of athletics Gary Clark announced Wednesday the addition of both Gardner-Webb and Coastal Carolina to the Paladins’ 2013 and 2014 football schedules.  Furman will kick off the 2013 season on Aug. 31 at Gardner-Webb and will play at Coastal Carolina on Sept. 7, the following week.  

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UConn Basketball coach Calhoun retiring

September 13, 2012
UConn Basketball coach Calhoun retiring

University of Connecticut men’s head basketball coach Jim Calhoun is retiring. The 70-year-old Hall of Famer was UConn’s coach for 26 years, winning three national titles and 625 games.  Add to that his earlier 14-year tenure at Northeastern, and Calhoun has a total of 873 wins in his career.

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Seneca gets first region win; Walhalla gets first region loss

September 13, 2012

Seneca High School’s volleyball team defeated Emerald on Wednesday for their first Western AAA victory of the season. Dana Shirley’s Bobcat team collected 18 kills and six aces. Elsewhere, Walhalla fell to Palmetto 3-2 for their first region loss.

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Furman To Face 11th-Ranked Clemson Saturday

September 12, 2012
Furman To Face 11th-Ranked Clemson Saturday

Stung by a 47-45 triple overtime loss to Coastal Carolina, the Furman Paladins face a tremendous challenge this Saturday when they make the short, 35-mile trip to Clemson to take on the nationally 11th-ranked Tigers in the renewal of one of the state’s oldest football rivalries. Kickoff is set for 3:00 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.…

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‘Fierce Five’ U.S. gymnasts injured on tour

September 12, 2012

Two members of the “Fierce Five” U.S. women’s gymnastics team that won the team gold medal at the London Olympics last month were injured with minutes of each other while on the Kellogg’s Tour of Champions on Sunday. The Yahoo! Sports blog Fourth-Place Medal reported Tuesday that McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman both fell while…

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Former Tiger Great Terrell McIntyre to Have Jersey Retired by Italian Team Wednesday

September 12, 2012
Former Tiger Great Terrell McIntyre to Have Jersey Retired by Italian Team Wednesday

Former Clemson guard Terrell McIntyre will have his No. 5 jersey retired by Montepaschi Siena, the Italian team he took to four consecutive A Series championships from 2007-10.  McIntyre led Siena to a combined record of 116-10 in four seasons with the club. He was named the Finals MVP each of his last three seasons…

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Gamecock Men’s Basketball Releases 2012-13 Non-Conference Schedule

September 12, 2012

The South Carolina men’s basketball staff, led by first-year head coach Frank Martin, released its non-conference schedule for the 2012-13 season on Wednesday. The slate features 10 home dates, including one exhibition, to be played at Colonial Life Arena, two trips to New York City and an international visit to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to highlight…

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Shaw, Clowney still on Gamecocks injury list

September 12, 2012
Shaw, Clowney still on Gamecocks injury list

South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw is still having some problems with the shoulder he bruised in the Gamecocks opener at Vanderbilt two weeks ago.  Steve Spurrier said Shaw didn’t throw the ball on Monday and he only got limited work in Tuesday’s practice.  Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has bruised ribs and missed another practice Tuesday.…

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Notre Dame, sans football, to join ACC

September 12, 2012
Notre Dame, sans football, to join ACC

Notre Dame will join the Atlantic Coast Conference as a full member with the exception of football, but will play five football games annually against ACC teams, according to reports on ESPN.  The Irish will join the ACC as soon as it can exit the Big East.  The Big East currently requires members to provide…

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Murray wins U.S. Open, getting his first Grand Slam title

September 11, 2012
Murray wins U.S. Open, getting his first Grand Slam title

Britain’s Andy Murray finally has a Grand Slam title, winning the U.S. Open Monday against defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia 7-6 (10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2. It wasn’t easy, taking 4 hours and 54 minutes for Murray to claim victory after he let the third and fourth sets slip away after taking the first…

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