SC student collapses, dies on school track

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - A high school student in Spartanburg County has died after collapsing on the track at the school.

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Ex-Clemson star Sammy Watkins day-to-day with bruised ribs

...bruised ribs, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Monday.The person spoke on the condition of anonymity...will be Washington the whole game," Simms told The Associated Press on Monday.Simms will work the Thursday night package...

Ferguson officer modest, private

...been filed. The 28-year-old officer has gone underground since the shooting, with relatives contacted by The Associated Press refusing to reveal his whereabouts or discuss the shooting or Wilson's background.But snippets of his life have...

Across South Carolina

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Police in North Carolina have arrested a man wanted in one of eight Memorial Day weekend shootings in Myrtle Beach.

Giants' protest is won, game will resume

CHICAGO - The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.

Atlanta Falcons make progress against the run

Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith sees incremental improvement in his team's play against the run, but stops well short of saying the Falcons have cured their ills.

Legal experts say challenging cap limit might be NCAA's best bet

...college athletes to receive a small portion of the millions of dollars they help generate, several attorneys told The Associated Press they believe the NCAA should now attack that cap. Wilken ruled Aug. 8 that the NCAA violated antitrust law by...

Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96

...with cough drops always at the ready."My voice is my Achilles' heel," Pardo said in a 1985 interview with The Associated Press. "When I get sick, it's always my voice."Dominick George Pardo was born in Westfield, Massachusetts, on...

Depression-era colony cashing in on Johnny Cash's fame

...historic significance because of a lack of funds, disinterest or ignorance," Rosanne Cash wrote in an e-mail to The Associated Press. "I am so happy ASU (Arkansas State) stepped in when they did. There were only around 35 cottages left and my...