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Top-seeded South Carolina overwhelms upset-minded Quinnipiac

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Sure, South Carolina knew a little something about Quinnipiac’s surprising NCAA Tournament run as Connecticut’s other Sweet 16 team. The Gamecocks ignored the “Q” on the front of the opposing jersey and immediately went to work. Kaela Davis, A’ja Wilson and top-seeded South Carolina overpowered the upstarts from the opening tip, scoring the first 16 points…

SC Nuclear Fuel Lawsuit

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – A federal judge has handed a partial victory to South Carolina in its lawsuit over an unfinished nuclear fuel project, ruling that federal authorities must find somewhere else to store 1 metric ton of plutonium. U.S. District Judge Michelle Childs ruled Monday she can’t make the government immediately remove the materials from South Carolina, ordering both…

Panthers QB Newton to have shoulder surgery, will miss OTAs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s offseason “sabbatical” is going to be a little longer than expected. Newton will undergo surgery on March 30 to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder, according to team spokesman Steve Drummond. Drummond said Tuesday that Newton will miss minicamp and OTAs, but is expected to be ready…

Dylann Roof’s Friend Sentenced to 27 Months

File/Joey Meek CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – The only person to whom Dylann Roof shared his racist plan to massacre worshipers at a historically black church in South Carolina was sentenced for lying to the FBI. Joey Meek was sentenced to 27 months in prison for misprision of a felony. Meek was sentenced Tuesday in Charleston by the same federal judge…