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Late Score Lifts NC State over Georgia Southern

Written By Marc Gignac

RALEIGH, N.C. – Jacoby Brissett hit Matt Dayes with a 35-yard touchdown pass down the right sideline, and Niklas Sade added the extra point with 1:37 left in the game to lift NC State to a 24-23 football victory over Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon in Carter-Finley Stadium. 1,198 more words


Twins waive reliever Samuel Deduno, he's headed to Houston

Twins relief pitcher Samuel Deduno was claimed off waivers by the Houston Astros, MLB.com reports, meaning his time in Minnesota is over.

The right-handed Deduno, 31, pitched mostly in long relief for the Twins this season, making eight starts and 22 relief appearances. 151 more words


Great Wall of Dodgers

Bottom of the 12th, bases loaded, why not use a four-infielder shift? That’s exactly what the LA Dodgers did to the San Diego Padres at last night’s game. 29 more words


Paula Findlay returns to international triathlon competition

EDMONTON – Canada’s Paula Findlay ended a two-year absence from international triathlon with plenty of hometown support.

The Edmonton native finished 15th at the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final on Saturday but was overwhelmed by the crowd’s response to her return. 1,044 more words


Touch of an Angel fails to lift Man U

LONDON, August 30- British-record signing Angel di Maria was unable to inspire Manchester United to victory on his debut as they drew 0-0 at Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday. 391 more words