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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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Roddick’s career ends with U.S. Open loss to del Potro

September 6, 2012
Roddick’s career ends with U.S. Open loss to del Potro

American Andy Roddick’s professional tennis career came to and end at the U.S. Open Wednesday with a fourth-round 6-7 (1), 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-4 loss to Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina.  During an on-court address after the loss, the 2003 U.S. Open champion got choked up as he spoke, telling the crowd, “Since I…

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Study finds hits taking toll on NFL players

September 6, 2012
Study finds hits taking toll on NFL players

A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on. The death rate from Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined was about three times what one would predict from the general population,…

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Shaw returns to practice

September 6, 2012
Shaw returns to practice

South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw returned to practice on Wednesday, the first time he’s seen work since injuring his right throwing shoulder in the Gamecocks win over Vanderbilt last Thursday. Carolina is set to open the home season Saturday with a noon-hour kick-off against the East Carolina Pirates.

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Cowboys top Giants 24-17 in NFL season-opener

September 6, 2012
Cowboys top Giants 24-17 in NFL season-opener

They may be the defending Super Bowl champions, but they didn’t show it last night (September 5th), as the New York Giants were defeated 24-17 by the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL season opener at the Giants’ home MetLife Stadium. Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo threw for 307 yards, including three touchdown passes, while Giants QB…

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Furman To Entertain Coastal Carolina Saturday In 2012 Home Season Opener

September 5, 2012
Furman To Entertain Coastal Carolina Saturday In 2012 Home Season Opener

The Furman Paladins will look to even their season record this Saturday when they play host to the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in Furman’s 2012 home season opener. Kickoff at Paladin Stadium is set for 5:00 p.m. You can hear the game  on 96.3 WGOG beginning with the tailgate and pre-game show at 3:30 PM. Furman…

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NFL season begins Wednesday night with Giants-Cowboys

September 5, 2012
NFL season begins Wednesday night with Giants-Cowboys

The NFL will kick off its regular season Wednesday night at 8:30 PM with a game between the Super Bowl champion New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium, the home of the Giants.

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Atlantic Coast Conference Announces Football Players of the Week

September 5, 2012
Atlantic Coast Conference Announces Football Players of the Week

Clemson running back Andre Ellington and center Dalton Freeman headline a list of eight players named as the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week, announced by the conference on Tuesday. Ellington rushed for a nation-leading 228 yards and Freeman played every snap at center as the Tigers defeated Auburn, 26-19. Virginia Tech also…

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Ellington and Catanzaro Receive National Recognition

September 5, 2012
Ellington and Catanzaro Receive National Recognition

Clemson senior running back Andre Ellington and junior kicker Chandler Catanzaro both received national honors on Tuesday for their performances in Clemson’s 26-19 win over Auburn this past Saturday. Ellington was named the national Offensive Player of the Week by the Maxwell Football Club and Catanzaro was one of five Stars of the Week by…

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