Sports

April 09, 2017 - 3:31 am
CELTICS-HORNETS Thomas (again) leads Celtics past Hornets, 121-114 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 32 points, and the Boston Celtics remained in contention for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 121-114 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday. Al Horford...
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Ed Jenson
April 09, 2017 - 2:06 am
Kelly Bryant rushed for 66 yards and a touchdown and Tucker Israel completed 13-19 passes and threw for a score to lead the Orange Team to a 19-14 win over the White Team in Clemson’s annual spring football game at Memorial Stadium. A spring game record crowd of over 60,000 Tiger fans watched the...
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April 08, 2017 - 3:38 am
BRAVES-PIRATES Freese, Cervelli power Pirates by Braves 5-4 in home opener PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese and Francisco Cervelli hit back-to-back home runs, Ivan Nova pitched six strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates eased by the Atlanta Braves 5-4 in their home opener Friday. Freese and...
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April 08, 2017 - 3:31 am
CHARLOTTE-ALL-STAR GAME NBA says Charlotte is eligible to host 2019 All-Star Game NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says Charlotte will be eligible to host the 2019 All-Star Game after a recent change to a North Carolina law that limited anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay...
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Ed Jenson
April 07, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Bob Richey has been named Furman University’s new head men's basketball coach. Richey, who recently completed his sixth season as a member of the Furman coaching staff and has served as interim head coach since Niko Medved resigned last month, will be officially introduced on Monday. A native of...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2016 file photo, girls jump from a diving platform into the Geneva Lake and enjoy sunny and warm weather, in Villeneuve, Switzerland. After nearly 90 years, women can legally swim topless in Geneva’s lake and Rhone River without running the risk of a fine. Geneva’s regional council has voted to modify a 1929 ordinance that banned women from swimming topless in the city’s main natural waterways, though the change doesn’t apply to public swimming pools or swimming totally naked. Nicolas Bolle, an official with Geneva’s security department, on Thursday, April 6, 2017 confirmed the council’s action a day earlier. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP,file)
April 06, 2017 - 12:32 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Who needs St. Tropez? A glitzy Swiss city is allowing women to swim topless now, too. Geneva's regional council, modifying a ban that predated bikinis by decades, has ruled that women can again pop off their tops legally in Lake Geneva and Rhone River without running the risk of a...
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April 06, 2017 - 7:27 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Darius Rucker has made good on his word. In the fall, the country music star said he'd put on a free concert for University of South Carolina students if his alma mater's football team got six wins in the season. On Wednesday night, he made good on his promise, performing at...
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April 06, 2017 - 5:14 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Darius Rucker has made good on his word. In the fall, the country music star said he'd put on a free concert for University of South Carolina students if his alma mater's football game got six wins on the season. On Wednesday night, he made good on his promise, performing at...
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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley exits out of the back of the RSA Union Building in Montgomery, Ala., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The Alabama Ethics Commission on Wednesday began weighing whether Bentley might have broken the law in a sex-tinged scandal that has engulfed him for the past year. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 4:23 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley could face criminal prosecution after a state ethics panel found probable cause that he broke ethics and campaign finance law in a sex-tinged scandal that has engulfed him for more than a year. The Alabama Ethics Commission, after an all-day...
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Lightning runs through cloud over Blount Cultural Park in Montgomery, Ala., Wednesday, April 5, 2017, as a thunderstorm moves through southern Montgomery County. A powerful tornado toppled trees and downed power lines in rural Georgia and similar scenes played out in spots around Alabama and South Carolina amid drenching rain, high winds and scattered hail - some as big as baseballs. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 3:37 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Forecasters at the National Weather Service warned residents of the Carolinas to keep weather radios and cell phones handy as a second round of severe weather threatened to interrupt their sleep in the early hours Thursday. The weather service said the devices would be needed...
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