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Joe Medley: Double the duty, pleasure for Clay

SILVER LAKES — We’re a long way from knowing which team will win the 36th annual Sunny King Charity Classic, but we know the tourney’s most focused individual.

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Friday 07/11/2014
The Sunny King Classic, as it happens today
Updated: July 11, 2014 - 5:05 pm

Star reporters are working at all three Sunny King Classic courses today.

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AU’s Marshall cited for marijuana possession
Updated: July 12, 2014 - 12:03 am

AUBURN — Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall was cited for less than an ounce of marijuana Friday in Taylor County, Ga.

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Record-tying round puts five-time champ Wigington in lead after opening day
Updated: July 11, 2014 - 8:39 pm

SILVER LAKES — Even with a new partner, Gary Wigington is still chasing Sunny King Charity Classic records.

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Mark Edwards: Thank you for James’ relatively quiet return home
Updated: July 11, 2014 - 7:41 pm

When LeBron James went to Cleveland the first time, the Cavaliers didn’t have a winning record until his second season, didn’t make the playoffs until his third and didn’t make the NBA Finals until his fourth.

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SKCC: Wigington-Fite open with 54, lead by two strokes
Updated: July 11, 2014 - 7:48 pm

SILVER LAKES --- Gary Wigington has a new Sunny King Charity Classic teammate, but he's position to chase his old teammate's record after Friday's first round.

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Thursday 07/10/2014
Some of Sunny King’s top guns will have new playing partners this year
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 11:24 pm

The Sunny King Charity Classic starts today with one big known among the elite tandems, but there’s a lot of intrigue with new teams challenging defending champions Garrett Burgess and Cypress Hathorn.

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These two sisters deliver tournament hospitality
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 11:34 pm

Chances are, nearly every golfer who has played in the Sunny King Charity Classic over the past 15-plus years has at least seen Maggie Burn Owens and sister Krissy Burn Neu.

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Wednesday 07/09/2014
Defending Sunny King champs banking on experience with tourney courses
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 2:24 pm

In last year’s Sunny King Charity Classic, the team of Garrett Burgess and Cypress Hathorn won by an impressive five strokes over the five-time champions, Gary Wigington and Randy Reaves. It marked the first time either golfer won the tournament.

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Gibson Coleman delivers tourney logistics
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 10:46 pm

Golfers might see Gibson Coleman at the course during the Sunny King Charity Classic. He’s at each of three participating courses at various points during all three days of the tournament.

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One on one with ... tennis player Amy Emerson
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 8:54 pm

Over the last several years, Amy Emerson has been busier than when she was as an emergency room nurse.

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Marq Burnett: SEC Media Days lacks some star power
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 7:52 pm

With SEC Media Days scheduled to begin Monday, the league announced each team’s three representatives for the event.

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HOT BLAST: How international newspapers played Brazil's World Cup disaster
Posted: July 09, 2014

Lose big on the world stage and there's no place to hide. Brazil, which lost 7-1 in yesterday's World Cup semifinals, knows this better than most.

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Tuesday 07/08/2014
Louisville, former Jacksonville High standout Smith named to Rimington Trophy watch list
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 10:43 pm

To say that Jacksonville High product Jake Smith’s decision to play his college football out of state has worked out well is like saying he can block a little.

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Marq Burnett: We miss old home-and-home football series
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 12:37 pm

What ever happened to home-and-home series in college football?

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Updated Sunny King Charity Classic 2014 tee times and pairings
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 2:04 pm

Tee times for Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Anniston Country Club, Cider Ridge and Silver Lakes.

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Monday 07/07/2014
Tour de Crazy: Not much can beat witnessing cycling’s biggest event at home in England
Updated: July 07, 2014 - 10:57 pm

For a cycling enthusiast, a trip to see the Tour de France is the equivalent of going to the Super Bowl for a football fan. When the tour organizers announced the decision to hold the opening three stages in England, it was a golden opportunity to experience the race for the first time, without the usual complications of a foreign language and travel complications.

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JSU’s Troymaine Pope involved in Sunday morning shooting outside bar
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 12:28 am

A Jacksonville State University football player was involved in a shooting outside an Anniston bar Sunday morning, but any injury he may have sustained, and his condition, was not clear Monday.

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Tide lands several players on various preseason watch lists
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 2:22 pm

TUSCALOOSA -- It’s preseason watch list time, and once again, several Alabama players have made the cut.

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HOT BLAST: Baseball team celebrates 'Seinfeld' (Not that there's anything wrong with that)
Posted: July 07, 2014

This is an entertainment story.

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JSU's James on Payton Award watch list
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 3:09 pm

JACKSONVILLE --- Jacksonville State running back DaMarcus James has been named to the Walter Payton Award Preseason Watch List, which was released today by The Sports Network.

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