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USC’s Spurrier proposes paying football players

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Steve Spurrier has a plan to pay football players — and it wouldn’t cost schools or conferences a dime.

South Carolina’s head ball coach offered an interesting yet far-from-feasible proposal Wednesday that would give 70 players a $300 stipend every game. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 2B)

SEC coaches vote against changing signing rules

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The hottest topic at the Southeastern Conference’s annual meetings has nothing to do with national championships or NCAA violations. It has to do with what league Commissioner Mike Slive calls “fundamental fairness” to recruits. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 2B)

Cards’ McClellan to DL, Lynn to make debut tonight

ST. LOUIS—The St. Louis Cardinals placed one of the National League’s top winners on the disabled list, and expect the league’s best hitter to go on the DL, too.

Kyle McClellan, who is 6-2 with a 3.86 ERA in his first year in the rotation, strained a hip flexor muscle in the first inning Monday against San Francisco when he landed awkwardly. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 4B)

SEC Baseball Tournament to begin today

Florida has the power. Vanderbilt has the pitching. South Carolina has the swagger. The three teams just finished one of the most entertaining regular-season races in recent Southeastern Conference history, finishing with 22-8 records for a three-way tie. Now the powerhouse programs are the favorites to win this week’s SEC Tournament that beings Wednesday at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala. (more…) (May 25, 2011, Page 7)

Auburn nips Oregon to win BCS title

For a brief moment, Michael Dyer stopped running.

Hold on.

No whistle. No ref raising his hand. (more…) (January 11, 2011, Page 6)

Lady Rebs no match for UT

Shekinna Stricklen and Meighan Simmons had 18 points apiece and No. 5 Tennessee cruised to am 86-46 win over Ole Miss on Sunday. (more…) (January 10, 2011, Page 7)

Rebels get hot, rout Mustangs in process

For any Southeastern Conference opponent looking for a scouting report on Ole Miss from SMU coach Matt Doherty, they might not want to ask after what he saw Wednesday night.

Not after the Rebels shot 69.6 percent in the second half, turning a close game into a 75-57 rout. (January 6, 2011, Page 6)

Diaz leaves MSU for Texas

Filling a critical need on a coaching staff that went through a major shakeup after a 5-7 season, Texas hired Mississippi State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz to do the same job with the Longhorns. (more…) (January 6, 2011, Page 6)

Wright’s family grieves over death

MEMPHIS (AP) — Relatives and friends of Lorenzen Wright gathered Wednesday and grieved for the former NBA player who has been missing for 10 days, as police investigated the discovery of a man’s body outside of Memphis.

Wright’s uncle, Curtis Wright, told The Associated Press that police called the player’s father, Herb Wright, Wednesday afternoon with the news he had died. (July 29, 2010, Page 6)

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