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Gamecocks prove experts wrong, defeat NC State in football opener

But after the game ESPN Staff Writer Adam Rittenberg said: "Will Muschamp continues to outpace expectations at SC with a nice opening win". N.C. State picked up three third-down conversions to reach the SC 8, then threw two incompletions from the 10-yard line on the Wolfpack's last two snaps.


SC players celebrate with fans after beating NC State

SC players celebrate with fans after beating NC State

N.C. State quarterback Ryan Finley threw for two touchdowns and rushed for another. The players celebrated with fans who made the trip up to North Carolina for the game after the win. He completed 45 of 64 passes for 415 yards, setting a school record for completions in a game. A Finley fumble at his own 14-yard line set up another score by Dowdle and a 35-21 advantage after three quarters.


Defensive stand helps SC beat NC State

Defensive stand helps SC beat NC State

It was a huge win for a team that was a combined 16-22 over the past three seasons but finished strong previous year to make a bowl game. South Carolina, 6-7 a year ago, came up with the winning plays, including stopping N.C. The offensive line, missing starting left guard Terronne Prescod (shoulder injury) and right tackle Will Richardson (suspended for violating team rules), wilted under the pressure of South Carolina's defensive front.


Zambia 3-1 Algeria

Zambia 3-1 Algeria

Zambia who lost 2-1 to Nigeria on matchday 1 of the World Cup qualifying series are now second in Group B and will be guests of group leaders, the Super Eagles, on October 7. Seydou Doumbia scored twice as the Ivory Coast maintained a two-point advantage over Morocco in Group C by defeating Gabon 3-0 in Libreville. After a barren first half, Max Gradel opened the scoring for the visitors with a goal in the 53rd minute.


Energized Phil Mickelson turning things around at TPC Boston

Energized Phil Mickelson turning things around at TPC Boston

Johnson played in the group featuring the top three in the FedExCup. But it's been a good first two days. While Mickelson could easily earn a spot on leadership alone, he's going to do his best to make Stricker's decision as easy as possible.


Ex-Duck S TJ Ward likely to be cut by Denver Broncos

Ex-Duck S TJ Ward likely to be cut by Denver Broncos

After not finding a trade partner, the Broncos made a decision to cut Ward before his $4.5 million base salary became fully guaranteed for the season. COWBOYS: Dallas released quarterback Kellen Moore , completing undrafted rookie Cooper Rush's surprising rise to the backup job behind Dak Prescott .