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Ed Jenson
Ken Pauli
April 24, 2019 - 10:59 am
Sad news to report this morning. Former 106.3 WORD newsman and voice of the Greenville Drive, Ed Jenson passed away last night. Ed worked in radio for 40+ years, starting out in his hometown of Storm Lake, Iowa back in 1968. His radio career took him to Florida, Georgia and eventually, South...
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Patrick Gentry
April 15, 2019 - 11:38 am
Wofford didn't look far before hiring associate head coach Jay McAuley to lead the program after longtime coach Mike Young left for Virginia Tech earlier this month. The school announced McAuley's promotion Sunday, making him just its third head coach since 1985 in a program that prides itself in...
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April 14, 2019 - 2:37 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - The comeback is complete. Tiger Woods has his fifth Masters title. The 43-year-old Woods shot a 2-under 70 for one-stroke victory Sunday and his 15th major championship. But it was his first since the 2008 U.S. Open, capping a remarkable recovery from debilitating injuries and...
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© Matthew Emmons
April 12, 2019 - 11:21 am
Clemson, S.C.—Clemson Head Football Coach Dabo Swinney will be one of three major honorees at the 14th annual Dick Vitale Gala on May 10 in Sarasota, Fla. Noted ESPN broadcaster Chris Fowler, and former NBA and college head coach, and NBA Championship player Avery Johnson also will be honored at...
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Patrick Gentry
April 11, 2019 - 11:46 am
A state senator said Wednesday he still isn't convinced an economic incentive bill meant to lure the NFL's Carolina Panthers practice fields and team headquarters to South Carolina is a worthwhile deal for taxpayers. Democratic state Sen. Dick Harpootlian of Columbia retained his own economist to...
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April 10, 2019 - 10:47 am
The Carolina Panthers have officially announced their 2019 preseason schedule. While exact dates and times have yet to be announced, the location, opponents, and general time frame have been. The Panthers will open up their preseason on the road against the Chicago Bears sometime between August 8th...
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Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte NC
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Ken Pauli
March 28, 2019 - 3:49 pm
The Carolina Panthers could be one step closer to calling South Carolina their home. That’s because state lawmakers are closer to passing legislation necessary for the team to make the Palmetto State home. Image: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports A bill offering the Carolina Panthers about $120...
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Patrick Gentry
March 25, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Coming off of his first-ever knockout loss, Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson was in as good a mood as one can be. “Wonderboy” was unavailable to speak to the media about his defeat at the hands of Anthony Pettis in Saturday’s UFC Nashville main event as he was taken to the hospital shortly after...
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March 22, 2019 - 9:51 am
The Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC) is coming to Greenville on June 22nd of this year. Greenville native, Stephen Thompson, is currently scheduled to headline the fight and he says will do so as long as he is physically capable. Thompson is currently the 5th ranked fighter in the welterweight...
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March 22, 2019 - 6:41 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) __ Fletcher Magee set the Division I career record for 3-pointers, poured in 24 points and led seventh-seeded Wofford to an 84-68 victory over Seton Hall in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. Magee hit seven treys against the No. 10 seed Pirates to...
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