Archive For February 2007

College baseball capsule: No.2 Clemson Tigers vs. Winthrop Eagles

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Clemson and Winthrop have met 20 times on the diamond and Clemson holds a 16-4 lead in the series dating back to 1981.

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Blood, sweat, tears: Clemson’s Hamilton closes out a stellar career

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Vernon Hamilton remembers it like it was yesterday. New Clemson coach Oliver Purnell, in front of the whole team, told the freshman from Richmond, Va., that he was going to start Clemson’s exhibition game against the EA Sports traveling team.

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The Atlantic Coast Conference’s all-freshman and all-defensive teams

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The Atlantic Coast Conference women’s all-freshman and all-defensive teams, as voted on by 55 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (all-freshman) and by the league’s coaches (all-defense):

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College Basketball Schedule

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College basketball schedule for February 28th, 2007.

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Supporters urge new trial for convicted senator

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Supporters of convicted former state Senate majority leader Charles Walker said Tuesday that a federal appeals court should grant him a new trial because jurors with ties to his political adversaries were allowed to consider his case.

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Drifter condemned for Amarillo slaying loses appeal

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A South Carolina drifter arrested in Oklahoma and condemned for killing a woman in Amarillo has lost a federal appeal, moving him a step closer to execution.

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FBI revisiting decades-old cold civil rights cases

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The FBI has reopened investigations of about a dozen decades-old suspicious deaths, officials said Tuesday amid a Justice Department focus on cracking unsolved cases from the nation’s civil rights era.

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Federal advisers recommend FDA approve first bird-flu vaccine

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It’s better than nothing, federal health advisers said Tuesday in urging approval of the first bird flu vaccine as a stopgap against a potential pandemic until more effective vaccines can be developed.

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Thurmond’s daughter says Sharpton ‘overreacted’ after learning of link to family

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The biracial daughter of the late Sen. Strom Thurmond defended the former segregationist on Tuesday and said the Rev. Al Sharpton “overreacted” when Sharpton learned he is a descendent of a slave owned by the senator’s relatives.

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Oklahoma residents make last stand in 1 of the nation’s most polluted towns

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Undercut with mine shafts and buried under bleak, gray mountains of lead waste, this Oklahoma town is in the middle of one of the nation’s worst environmental nightmares.

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