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Carter, Leatherwood nominated for Army All-American game

Two star-studded prep football players — both who play football in military towns — were nominated for a special chance to honor the troops while competing and gaining exposure in the sport they love. 276 more words

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South Carolina native Troy Brown added to SC Athletic Hall

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Three-time Super Bowl champion Troy Brown couldn’t help but smile after once again proving doubters wrong.

The 5-foot-10 receiver, continually told he was too small for football, is in several Hall of Fames after a stellar career that included success with the New England Patriots, the Marshall Thundering Herd and his own Blackville-Hilda High School. 548 more words

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NFL scouts test Gamecocks

COLUMBIA – Jadeveon Clowney, Connor Shaw and Travelle Wharton were among many ex-South Carolina players who travelled to Columbia for Pro Timing Day.

Other NFL players showing their support were Bruce Ellington, Corey Robinson, Captain Munnerlyn, Ronald Patrick, Jamon Meredith, Kelcy Quarles and Tori Gurley. 587 more words

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WR Cooper works out for NFL execs on South Carolina pro day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina receiver Pharoh Cooper put on a show for NFL teams on Wednesday, including sessions as a punt returner and throwing passes out of a wildcat formation. 719 more words

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Crean overcomes criticism to lead Hoosiers back to Sweet 16

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Hoosiers coach Tom Crean has come a long way in 12 months.

Instead of being bombarded by questions about his job, Crean confidently speaks his mind. 705 more words

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Jesperson's halfcourt shot puts Northern Iowa past Texas

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — On the craziest of days for lower seeds in the NCAA Tournament, Paul Jesperson provided the craziest finish.

The senior guard banked in a halfcourt shot at the buzzer to give 11th-seeded Northern Iowa a 75-72 win over No. 870 more words

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Full houses in Vegas books, where the betting starts early

LAS VEGAS (AP) — This was most certainly not a message approved by the NCAA.

Shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday a cheer went up in the sports book at the Red Rock hotel-casino. 612 more words

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