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Padres take series over Braves with Wednesday win

August 30, 2012
Padres take series over Braves with Wednesday win

Chase Headley and the San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 8-2 Wednesday for their ninth win in 10 games. Headley hit a two-run single and left-hander Eric Stults won his fourth straight decision as the Padres took two of three from the Braves, who lead the NL wild-card race.  Atlanta has the day before…

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NFL to use replacement officials during Week One

August 30, 2012
NFL to use replacement officials during Week One

The NFL’s regular season will open next week with replacement officials being used, and the league said it is ready to use them as much as necessary after that. Negotiations between the NFL and the Referees Association union are at a standstill, with talks essentially having gone nowhere since the officials were locked out in…

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Furman Kicks Off 2012 Football Season Saturday At Samford

August 28, 2012
Furman Kicks Off 2012 Football Season Saturday At Samford

Furman football kicks off its 2012 football campaign this Saturday when the Paladins travel to Birmingham, Ala., to take on Southern Conference rival Samford. Kickoff for the game at Seibert Stadium is set for 4:30 p.m. ET.  You can hear the game on 96.3 WGOG beginning with the tailgate and pre-game show at 3:00 PM.…

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Mangus says Shaw is set to start

August 28, 2012
Mangus says Shaw is set to start

USC quarterback Connor Shaw has been nursing a sore back and missed a practice last week with back spasms. But after practice Monday night, quarterbacks coach GA Mangus echoed earlier comments by coach Steve Spurrier that Shaw is fine and ready to start Thursday night at Vanderbilt.  The Gamecocks will practice again Tuesday afternoon and…

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Peake to start in Watkins slot

August 28, 2012
Peake to start in Watkins slot

Clemson’s depth chart for its season opener Saturday night against Auburn was released on Monday. Charone Peake is listed as the starter at the receiver spot where Sammy Watkins would normally be listed. Watkins is suspended for the first two games of the season following an off-season arrest on misdemeanor drug charges. Clemson and Auburn…

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Baize Named Men’s Basketball Graduate Manager

August 28, 2012
Baize Named Men’s Basketball Graduate Manager

Jonah Baize has been named the graduate manager for the Clemson men’s basketball program. Baize, who played for the Tigers from 2007-11, replaces Tee Butters, who left to pursue a business opportunity in his hometown of Raleigh, NC.  Baize (pronounced BAYZ) played from 2007-10 at Clemson under Oliver Purnell, before playing the 2010-11 season under…

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Royster leaving Gamecocks

August 27, 2012
Royster leaving Gamecocks

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said after Sunday’s practice redshirt freshman safety Sheldon Royster has left the program. Spurrier would not say why Royster is transferring.  Royster was a heavily recruited prospect from New Jersey who redshirted last season. He had not been able to move onto the two-deep depth chart throuigh this pre-season camp.…

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Panthers Keep Jets Baffled

August 27, 2012
Panthers Keep Jets Baffled

Tim Tebow got the fans fired up with a dazzling 20-yard run in the fourth quarter, but threw an interception three plays later and the Carolina Panthers held on for a 17-12 victory Sunday night in NFL preseason action in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets are 0-3 in the preseason and still have not…

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Japanese team wins Little League World Series over Tennessee 12-2

August 27, 2012

Japan won the Little League World Series Sunday in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, with a lopsided 12-2 victory over the team from Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Twelve-year-old Noriatsu Osaka was the offensive star for Japan, hitting three home runs and getting a triple in his 4-for-4 afternoon. The game ended in the fifth inning after Osaka’s third homer…

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Hudson, Janish help lift Braves

August 27, 2012
Hudson, Janish help lift Braves

Tim Hudson pitched seven strong innings for his seventh consecutive victory and Paul Janish tripled home two runs to help the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 7-1 on Sunday. Jason Heyward, Freddie Freeman and Juan Francisco homered for the Braves, who won their second straight after losing six of seven. The Braves stay…

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