Former Clemson defensive end Michael Dean Perry, an Aiken native, has been voted to the South Carolina Football of Hall of Fame.
LONDON - Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said "everything that can be done is being done" to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook just missed a triple-double, and the Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 121-95 on Thursday night, a day after Thunder assistant and former Pelicans head coach Monty Williams' wife died.
COLUMBIA - Tiffany Mitchell scored 22 points and No. 2 South Carolina bounced back from its loss to top-ranked UConn with an 86-71 victory over No. 16 Florida on Thursday night.
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Alex Ovechkin scored three times in the second period for his 14th career hat trick, and the Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Thursday night.
LILLEHAMMER, Norway - IOC President Thomas Bach said Friday that no countries intend to pull out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over concerns about the Zika virus.
Bernhard Langer shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to take a four-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic at TwinEagles. Langer made 11 birdies, including five straight birdies from Nos. 3-7 and Nos. 14-18.
Running back Matt Forte won't be returning to Chicago for a ninth season.
In Aiken, Tyler Ammerman had a homer, a double and four RBI as USC Aiken opened Peach Belt Conference play with an 11-5 victory over Armstrong State on Friday night.