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$60M high school stadium now closed less than 2 years after being built

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A new $60 million football stadium built in 2012 for Allen High School won't be hosting any games in the fall or have graduation at the stadium either. Cracks in the pedestrian concourse need to be fixed after it didn't meet weight-bearing code in many places. Superintendent Lance Hindt says the district did its part saying it's a black eye for the contractor and the architect. Pogue, the builder and PBK, the architect have good reputations and reportedly told the repairs will not cost the d... More>>

SMU rallies past Clemson 65-59 in NIT semifinals

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Markus Kennedy had 21 points, including the clinching three-point play, and SMU rallied from 13 down in the second half to beat Clemson 65-59 Tuesday night, sending Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown into the NIT championship game in his old backyard. More>>

Gillis' 22 leads Coastal to Big South title

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Warren Gillis had 22 points and Josh Cameron added 19 to lift Coastal Carolina to the Big South Conference tournament title and its first NCAA trip in 21 years with a 76-61 victory More>>

Stratford star commits to CSU, adds to impressive recruiting class Video included

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Stratford captain and linebacker Michael Simmons has already committed to Charleston Southern for football, contributing to a growing and thriving class full of Lowcountry talent. Simmons says he has More>>

Last BCS title game matches Domination & Destiny

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Florida State's Jimbo Fisher and Auburn's Gus Malzahn have held their final news conferences leading up to the last BCS championship game. More>>

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  • Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

    Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

    Saturday, July 26 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-07-26 17:05:45 GMT
    Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.
    Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.
  • Leslie headlines 2015 women's Hall of Fame class

    Leslie headlines 2015 women's Hall of Fame class

    Sunday, July 20 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:50:00 GMT
    By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.
    By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.
  • No charges against 2 Providence College players

    No charges against 2 Providence College players

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:34:23 GMT
    An investigation into an alleged sexual assault by two Providence College basketball players has concluded with no charges, the Rhode Island attorney general's office said Wednesday.
    An investigation into an alleged sexual assault by two Providence College basketball players has concluded with no charges, the Rhode Island attorney general's office said Wednesday.
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  • Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

    Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead program

    Saturday, July 26 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-07-26 17:05:45 GMT
    Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.
    Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.
  • Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

    Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:33:50 GMT
    By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of...
    By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer With no idea where he will be playing in the NBA next season, Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's Team USA basketball roster.
  • Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days

    Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:12:06 GMT
    The Cavaliers have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.
    Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one.
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  • Fatal tractor trailer crash in Orangeburg County

    Fatal tractor trailer crash in Orangeburg County

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:58:44 GMT
    Courtesy Chris HowardCourtesy Chris Howard
    A fatal accident Friday morning in Orangeburg County backs up traffic for hours as crews try to clean-up a potential hazmat situation.According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, an accident between a tractor trailer and a SUV happened about 10:45 Friday morning on I-26 Eastbound around the 159 mile marker in Orangeburg County.According to the Orangeburg County Coroner's office, the driver of the tractor-trailer, 55-year-old Benjamin Amstutz, of West Columbia, died on the scene from blunt ...
    A fatal accident Friday morning in Orangeburg County backs up traffic for hours as crews try to clean-up a potential hazmat situation.According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, an accident between a tractor trailer and a SUV happened about 10:45 Friday morning on I-26 Eastbound around the 159 mile marker in Orangeburg County.According to the Orangeburg County Coroner's office, the driver of the tractor-trailer, 55-year-old Benjamin Amstutz, of West Columbia, died on the scene from blunt ...
  • Summerville power outage causes havoc

    Summerville power outage causes havoc

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:23:52 GMT
    People in Summerville have their electricity back on Friday evening after a massive power outage earlier today. That outage left 12,000 without power there. SCEG officials tell News 2 that the outage was caused by a tree that made contact with a major distribution line. They say it took up to 45 minutes to get the power turned back on. For people in that area, meanwhile, the outage causing havoc with traffic and shutting down restaurants and stores. Officials at SCE G say they try to trim...
    People in Summerville have their electricity back on Friday evening after a massive power outage earlier today. That outage left 12,000 without power there. SCEG officials tell News 2 that the outage was caused by a tree that made contact with a major distribution line. They say it took up to 45 minutes to get the power turned back on. For people in that area, meanwhile, the outage causing havoc with traffic and shutting down restaurants and stores. Officials at SCE G say they try to trim...
  • 350 immigrant children caught at border sent to South Carolina

    350 immigrant children caught at border sent to South Carolina

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:38:08 GMT
    350 children caught at the U.S. border with Mexico were sent to live in South Carolina between January 1st and July 7th of this year, according to federal officials. They’re now living with relatives or sponsor families. More than 30,000 unaccompanied children caught at the border have been sent to relatives or sponsors nationwide. Federal government officials say the law prevents them from telling the state who the children are, who they’re living with, or where in the state they are. Gov. N...
    350 children caught at the U.S. border with Mexico were sent to live in South Carolina between January 1st and July 7th of this year, according to federal officials. They’re now living with relatives or sponsor families. More than 30,000 unaccompanied children caught at the border have been sent to relatives or sponsors nationwide. Federal government officials say the law prevents them from telling the state who the children are, who they’re living with, or where in the state they are. Gov. N...
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