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New York tops Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – With their rookie quarterback playing mistake-free, the New York Jets turned their surprising playoff appearance into a long-running production. Mark Sanchez handled single-degree wind chills and the playoff pressure with no problems today, throwing a touchdown pass on a rollout p...

01/09/10 - 7:55pm

Booker has 19 in Clemson win

CLEMSON, S.C. – Trevor Booker scored 19 points and Clemson bounced back from a loss at Duke to win its first Atlantic Coast Conference game this season, 72-56, over Boston College today. The Tigers (13-3, 1-1) played an awful game at Cameron Indoor Stadium last Sunday night, netting just 12 po...

01/09/10 - 6:43pm

Dogs' upset bid falls short

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Patrick Patterson and John Wall scored 17 points each to help No. 3 Kentucky hold off Georgia 76-68 today in the Southeastern Conference opener for both schools. DeMarcus Cousins added 16 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats (16-0), who are off to their best start since ...

01/09/10 - 6:40pm

USC Aiken tops Armstrong by 12

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Byron Faison scored 15 points and Michael Technow had 13 points and 11 rebounds, as USC Aiken beat Armstrong Atlantic State 78-66 today in a Peach Belt Conference game for its sixth consecutive win. In the women's game, Catherine Cain scored a game-high 22 points, as USC Aiken s...

01/09/10 - 6:37pm

1-year-old drowns in mop bucket

SUMTER, S.C. — A 1-year-old South Carolina girl drowned after falling into a mop bucket. The Item of Sumter reported Saturday that Khianna Benjamin died about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Authorities say Khianna's father woke up Thursday night and saw his daughter headfirst in a mop bucket in the...

01/09/10 - 5:13pm

Lawal scores 21 in victory

ATLANTA – Gani Lawal scored 21 points, including a crucial shot with just over a minute remaining, and No. 20 Georgia Tech bounced back from a dismal loss with a 71-67 upset of fifth-ranked Duke today. Lawal worked the boards hard, putting back two straight misses during one pivotal stretch, a...

01/09/10 - 5:20pm

Star scores 33 vs. Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. — Devan Downey scored 33 points to lead South Carolina to an 80-71 win over Auburn today in the team’s Southeastern Conference opener. Downey shot just 4-for-12 in the first half to lead his team with 10 points. The Gamecocks (10-5, 1-0) leading scorer with 18.5 per game, sco...

01/09/10 - 4:40pm

Woman rescued from banks of frozen South Carolina creek

JONESVILLE, S.C. — Authorities rescued a woman they found clinging to the banks of a frozen South Carolina creek. Union County Sheriff David Taylor said that deputies responded to a missing person call around 8 p.m. Friday at Mill Creek near Jonesville. Taylor said deputies heard someone call...

01/09/10 - 3:16pm

Alleged victim says co-worker attacked her on three occasions

A 51-year-old Augusta woman says she was sexually assaulted and raped by a co-worker on three occasions in late October and November.

01/09/10 - 3:04pm

Woman forced to drive to ATM with 3-year-old grandson in car

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Police in Columbus have arrested a man they say abducted a Columbus woman and her 3-year-old grandson at gunpoint.

01/09/10 - 12:31pm

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