CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Neil Chrisley, a South Carolinian who played major league baseball player in the late 1950s, has died. He was 82. Bobby Sellers of Goldfinch Funeral Home says Chrisley died on Saturday at his home in Conway. Chrisley was born in Calhoun Falls. He played with the Washington Senators, Detroit Tigers and Milwaukee Braves between 1957 and 1961.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Bobcats owner Michael Jordan says he's changing his team's name to the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan said at a Tuesday press conference he has informed the league of his decision and is optimistic the NBA board of governors will approve the name change when they convene in July.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - For the second straight year the Charlotte Bobcats have failed to land the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft lottery. Charlotte will choose fourth overall, behind Cleveland, Orlando and Washington.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Southern California and San Jose State shared the lead at 4-under 284 after the first round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships on Tuesday. USC, which won titles in 2003 and '08 and was runner-up to Alabama last year, came in as the top-ranked team in the country, while San Jose State - seeking its first team title in 21 years - was 48th.
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