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Serena advances to quarterfinals; Fish drops out

September 4, 2012

Fourth-seeded Serena Williams easily advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open on Monday with a 6-0, 6-0 victory — what’s known as a “double bagel” — over 82nd-ranked Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic. Williams will play 12th-seeded Serbian Ana Ivanovic, who advanced to a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time since 2008…

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Tiger Woods’ career earnings top $100 million

September 4, 2012
Tiger Woods’ career earnings top $100 million

Tiger Woods is now the first man on the PGA Tour with career earnings of $100 million, after his third place finish in the Deutsche Bank Championship Monday behind winner Rory McIlroy earned him $544,000 to push his career total to $100,350,700. Behind Woods on the career earnings list is Phil Mickelson, who’s more than…

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Chipper’s Three-run Homer Leads Braves Past Philadelphia

September 3, 2012
Chipper’s Three-run Homer Leads Braves Past Philadelphia

The Atlanta Braves displayed a resilient spirit during a five-run ninth inning that provided a dramatic 8-7 win over the Phillies on Sunday night at Turner Field. Chipper Jones delivered the final blow with the towering three-run home run off All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon.  Jones’ walk-off blast over the right-center field wall provided the Braves…

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Connor Shaw to miss practices

September 2, 2012
Connor Shaw to miss practices

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said starting quarterback Connor Shaw can barely lift his right arm and will miss the next few days of practice.  “It’s wait and see right now,” Spurrier said Sunday.  Shaw was injured when he took a helmet to his right shoulder in the ninth-ranked Gamecocks’ season-opening 17-13 victory at Vanderbilt…

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Clemson gets 231 yards out of Andre Ellington to drop Auburn

September 2, 2012
Clemson gets 231 yards out of Andre Ellington to drop Auburn

DeAndre Hopkins set a school record with 13 receptions, filling the void left by star receiver Sammy Watkins, and Andre Ellington rushed for 231 yards to lead No. 14 Clemson to a 26-19 victory over Auburn in the season opener Saturday night.  Playing before a 50-50 crowd at the Georgia Dome — basically halfway between…

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Late Samford Field Goal Sinks Furman, 24-21

September 2, 2012
Late Samford Field Goal Sinks Furman, 24-21

Cameron Yaw kicked a 27-yard field goal with 37 seconds remaining in the game to lift Samford to a 24-21 Southern Conference victory over Furman in the 2012 season opener for both teams Saturday afternoon at Seibert Stadium.  Yaw’s game winning kick came after the Bulldogs took advantage of pass interference penalty on Furman at…

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College Football Scoreboard

September 1, 2012
College Football Scoreboard

(MONDAY) #16 Virginia Tech 20 Georgia Tech 17 (Cody Journell kicked a 41-yard field goal as time expired to force overtime, then made a 17-yard field goal in the extra period.) (SUNDAY) #25 Louisville 32 Kentucky 14 (Louisville out-gained Kentucky 466-373) (SATURDAY) #5 Oregon 57 Arkansas State 34 (Redshirt freshman quarterback Marcus Mariota made his…

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Fan dies after Georgia Dome fall

September 1, 2012

Investigators say a 20-year-old Tennessee man had been drinking before he died in a fall at the Georgia Dome Friday night.  Police Lt. Chad Hurston said Saturday that authorities need to review results from the medical examiner’s office to determine how much of a role alcohol played in the accident.  Isaac Grubb fell about 45…

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West-Oak falls to Pendleton Friday night; Walhalla wins on road

August 31, 2012

The West-Oak Warrior football team fell to 0-3 on the young season following a 60-0 loss to the surging Pendleton Bulldog team Friday night.  Pendleton scored early and often, getting on the board on each of its seven first half possessions.  The Bulldog defense played equally as well in the first two quarters, forcing 3-and-out…

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Clemson opens play Saturday night against Auburn

August 31, 2012
Clemson opens play Saturday night against Auburn

The Clemson Tigers begin the 2012 football season Saturday night before a national TV audience in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome as they face the Auburn Tigers.  Clemson defeated the defending National Champion Auburn team in Death Valley last season, a win that broke Auburn’s winning streak, at the time the longest in the nation.  It was…

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