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Sumter’s Martin, Watcher earn praise for tourney efforts

The Sumter P-15's didn't go to Riley Park on Wednesday morning looking for a moral victory. They made the early trek to the grand, old facility intent on beating Florence Post 1 twice to win the American Legion baseball state tournament. Never …

Williams commitment to UNC 'firm'

SCISA football practice opens today

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Gamecocks see increase in season tickets

COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina has increased its reserve seating for women's basketball games to accommodate the rise in season-ticket requests for next season. The Gamecocks are coming off a …
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Earnhardt gets new crew chief beginning in '15

CHARLOTTE - Hendrick Motorsports didn't look far for Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s next crew chief, choosing a candidate already quite familiar with the organization. Greg Ives, the race engineer for Jimmie Johnson's record run of five consecutive …
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Auburn-Clemson to meet in 2016, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — Auburn and Clemson have agreed to play a home-and-home series in 2016 and 2017. The schools announced the deal on Wednesday. Auburn will host the game on Sept. 3, 2016. They'll …
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Chickens share backyards and pests with dogs, cats

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The popular push for locally produced food has spawned flocks of backyard chickens in urban neighborhoods nationwide, but people may not realize that feasting on fresh eggs …
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TV sports/standings

SCOREBOARD TV, RADIO TODAY 1 p.m. - Major League Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Detroit (WGN). 1:30 p.m. - PGA Golf: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational First Round from Akron, Ohio (GOLF). 5 p.m. - International Athletics: Commonwealth …