NFL – Week One

Highlights from Week One in the NFL: • Atlanta Falcons 40, Kansas City Chiefs 24 • Washington Redskins 40, New Orleans Saints 32 — Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner, had a steller NFL debut, going 19 of 26 with 320 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions as he led Washington to victory. • […]

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Doctor: Too soon to know if Tulane player paralyzed

Tulane University football player Devon Walker underwent surgery Sunday to stabilize his fractured spine, but the team’s doctor said it’s too soon to know whether he’ll be paralyzed from the injury he suffered while making a tackle Saturday. Walker was injured when he and teammate Julius Warmsley tackled Tulsa player Willie Carter and apparently smashed their helmets together. It was […]

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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, and the Wildcats pulled away […]

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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 through the air.

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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 47-45, but Furman true freshman […]

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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.  Thompson would score in the […]

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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

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, keeping a one percent share […]

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