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Sports Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina sports news from The Associated Press

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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Injured receiver Charone Peake's comeback for Clemson hit a snag with knee surgery yesterday. Clemson announced that Peake was injured during workouts Wednesday and needed the operation. He's expected to miss at least a week of training camp that starts Aug. 1.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference has become the most popular jumping-off point for underclassmen looking for a head start on NFL careers. The trend creates more spots to fill around the league with preseason camps approaching, but also helps entice blue-chip prospects to play in the SEC.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Regional golf tour, eGolf, will hold its season-ending Tour Champion at Palmetto Hall Plantation on Hilton Head Island. The tour announced the move Friday. The $300,000 event will finish a four-event series the Charlotte, North Carolina-based tour calls its Million Dollar Championship Series.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says that while his surgically repaired ankle is getting better, it's not completely healed. The Pro Bowl player participated in his first full practice last night at Fan Fest since undergoing surgery in March. Newton looked sharp throwing passes but struggled with his timing on handoffs.

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