Clemson will play Syracuse on ABC on Sept. 14


Defending national champion Clemson will play at Syracuse on Sept. 14 in the third ABC Saturday Night Football game this season.

Auburn against Oregon on Aug. 31 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will be the season opener.

The second game will be LSU at Texas on Sept. 7.

The start time for Saturday Night Football has been moved up 30 minutes this season to 7:30 p.m. ET.

Warriors 116

Trail Blazers 94

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry had all kinds of room for a change and capitalized, finding his shooting touch in a hurry to get Golden State on a roll. Portland's defenders were too far back in the paint or a step behind all night.

"Practice shots," Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard said of Curry's wide-open chances.

So far, the Warriors are showing they can keep winning until Kevin Durant gets healthy.

Making it look easy again, Curry knocked down nine 3-pointers on his way to 36 points, leading the two-time defending champions past the Trail Blazers 116-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

P-15's scrimmage Orangeburg Friday

The Sumter P-15's American Legion baseball team will play host to Orangeburg Post 4 in a scrimmage game on Friday at 7 p.m. at Riley Park.

Admission to the contest is $3 per person.

Sumter opens it regular season schedule on Tuesday, May 28, against Dalzell-Shaw Post 175 at Riley Park.

Bruins 2

Hurricanes 1

RALEIGH, N.C. - Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins stood tall during an early deluge of shots and penalties, patiently waiting for their chance to take over the game.

Then one big burst put them on the brink of another trip to the Stanley Cup Final.

The Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night, taking a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference final after Chris Wagner and Brad Marchand scored 5:07 apart in the second period.

From staff and wire reports

Engelbert new WNBA commissioner

NEW YORK - The WNBA has a new leader with a new title.

The league hired Cathy Engelbert as its commissioner on Wednesday. The previous four leaders of the WNBA had been known as president.

"Commissioner, first of all, honored and humbled to have that title. And it comes with awesome responsibility ... just really humbled," Engelbert said.

Since 2015, Engelbert has been CEO of Deloitte US, an accounting organization that works with Fortune 500 companies. She was the first woman to hold that job.

From staff and wire reports