THURSDAY SPORTS: Agency rules Northwestern players can unionize

*A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board issued a stunning ruling Wednesday that could completely change big-money college sports, finding that Northwestern University’s football players have the right to unionize. The main question before the regional director, Peter Sung Ohr, was whether football players on full scholarships are considered employees under federal law, and he said yes, contending they, quote, […]

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Upsets mark day one of Tournament

As usual, lots of people’s brackets were demolished on the first full day of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament Thursday, with three big upsets by Harvard, North Dakota and Dayton. Number 12 Harvard defeated fifth-seeded Cincinnati 61-57, the second year in a row the Ivy League school had a big upset. North Dakota State, which is also a Number 12, […]

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Tigers win in round one of NIT

Playing in its first postseason game since 2011, Clemson put on an offensive display in front of an intimate crowd at Littlejohn Coliseum on Tuesday, winning 78-66 to advance to the second round of the NIT. The Tigers face the winner of Wednesday’s contest between Boston University and Illinois. Clemson hosts the winner of that contest on a date and time to be named later. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Albany and NC state won […]

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Tigers, Gamecocks head south for baseball

Top-ranked South Carolina (18-1) hits the road for a Tuesday non-conference tilt at The Citadel (8-12). First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park in Charleston. The Clemson Tigers travel to Statesboro, Ga. for the first time since 1995 to take on high-powered Georgia Southern in a two-game, midweek series. First pitch is 6:00 PM Tuesday. _________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

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MONDAY SPORTS: NCAA Tournament field set

Florida has been named the top seed in the men’s NCAA basketball tournament, joined by fellow Number 1 seeds Arizona, Wichita State and Virginia in the 68-team March Madness bracket released on Sunday. WichitaState is the first team to the enter the NCAA tournament undefeated since Nevada-Las Vegas in 1991. The defending champion, Louisville, drew a Number 4 seed. Play […]

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: High School Baseball gets underway

High school baseball on Tuesday saw the Daniel Lions defeat the West-Oak Warriors 2-0 in Westminster. Daniel’s Wade Craig went all the way for the Lions on the mound. Elsewhere, Seneca’s Landon McClane also pitched a complete game to lead the Bobcats past Walhalla 6-0. In softball, West-Oak defeated Daniel 4-1. Hannah Price earned the win for the Warriors. _________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

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MONDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks move to 15-0

Freshman right-hander Wil Crowe struck out a career-high nine batters in eight scoreless innings and an Elliot Caldwell sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fourth was enough to help lift top ranked South Carolina to a 1-0 victory Sunday over Brown to sweep a three-game series at Carolina Stadium. The Gamecocks improve to 15-0. The Gamecocks tallied three shutouts this […]

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