Wednesday, August 27

by | Aug 26, 2020 | Quick Hits

A cluster of coronavirus cases within the N.C. State athletic program has caused a shutdown of activities for NCSU fall sports. … Duke has secured a football commitment from Trent Davis, a running back from Etowah High School in Attalia, Alabama. Davis ran for 1,400 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior. He had 21 catches for 412 yards with five TDs. … East Carolina has received a basketball commitment from Russell Felton of Aiken, S.C. As a junior, Felton averaged 24 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals for a 24-4 club. … Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney and staff are taking voluntary 10 percent pay cuts for the remainder of the fiscal year. … The Los Angeles Clippers bounced back from a loss at the buzzer to Dallas on Sunday to blast the Mavericks, 154-111, on Tuesday night, taking a 3-2 lead in the series. Denver stayed alive in its series with Utah with a 117-107 win. The Jazz lead the series 3-2. Games on TNT tonight include Oklahoma City-Houston at 6:30 p.m. and Portland vs. the Los Angeles Lakers at 9 p.m. The Thunder and Rockets are tied, 2-2. The Lakers have a 3-1 series lead. … Lucas Giolito pitched a no-hitter as the host Chicago White Sox downed Pittsburgh, 4-0, on Tuesday night. … ESPN will show the second game of a doubleheader tonight, scheduled at 7:10 p.m., as the New York Yankees visit Atlanta.

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