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coming up in sports..... todd summers will let us know if the gamecocks ... can go on the road .... and knock off a top 10 team.... and we'll hear from cam newton about what he considers one of the big keys to the panthers success on offense....
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coming up tomorrow night at this time.... the panthers and broncos will be just about ready to kick things off in super bowl 50..... as each squad.... tries to prove it is the best team in the n-f-l. coming up tonight in the bay area....the panthers star quarterback.... will look to do the bringing home a big individual honor. pete yanity joins us now live from santa francisco with more .... pete. pete ad libs about the fact that we are now just over 24 hours away from the start of super bowl 50 .... between the panthers and broncos. pete talks about cam newton's impressive newton's about cam pete talks
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the panthers and broncos. pete talks about cam newton's impressive credentials ....35 t-d passes this season... to go along with 10 rushing t-d's .... and he's also thrown for over 38- hundred yards....and ran for more than 600 yards..... in helping the panthers go 15-and-1 in the regular season.... and 2-and-oh so far this postseason. earlier in the week.... cam talked about likely being named.... the league's being named.... the league's most valuable
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pete ad libs about the n-f-l award show coming up later tonight on 7 news. pete tosses back to todd in the studio. thanks pete.... on the court in blacksburg..... clemson looking to wrap up its current 3-game road swing with a winning record.... the tigers taking on virginia tech..... brad brownell's crew comes in....seeking its 8th a-c-c win of the season.... 1. late 1st half....jaron blossomgame....drains the "3"....tigers up 7 at this point.... but they lead by just 2 at the break.2. under 3 minutes to play in the game.... clemson down "2"....jordan roper....burries "3" of his 16 points.... to give the tigers a 1 point lead.3. :23 seconds
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.... jaron blossomgame .... takes it strong to the hoop.... gets the basket and the foul.... but he misses the key free throw ..... tigers still down 1.4. clemson down "3" .... under 5 seconds to play.... but jordan roper is trapped....and the tigers can't even get off a game tying "3".... as virginia tech wins a thriller over clemson.... final score.... 60-57. in the's a battle of top 25 teams.... as 25th ranked south carolina looks to bounce back from tuesday night's loss at georgia.... the gamecocks...taking on 8th ranked texas a-and-m.....1. midway through the 1st half.... sindarius thornwell.... knocks down "3" of his game high.... 25 points....gamecocks up 8 at this point.... but they trail by 1 at the break.2. midway through the 2nd half.... thornwell ..... finds chris silva.... wide open underneath for the easy slam....gamecocks up 57-55.3. a couple minutes later.... thornwell...with a pretty long pass underneath to....mindaugus kachinas for the lay-in....gamecocks up 3. 4. :04 seconds to play .... aggies down "3" with the ball.... but south carolina steals the inbounds pass..... and that's it..... as the gamecocks beat a top 10 team
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time in a decade .... south carolina upsets 8th ranked texas
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ldn't be left with a $5 million tab. >> reporter: jane kim is a of supervisors. >> i'm not against the super bowl parties. what i don't support is a subsidizing a party for one of
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>> reporter: what does it cost the nfl to put this on? >> we invest tens of millions, let's just say. >> reporter: tens of millions of dollars. that's the best i'm going to get from you? >> that's correct. >> reporter: but san francisco is getting no money from the nfl for expenses like police overtime and street cleaning. $9.2 million bl a year. the nfl can clearly pay for their own party. >> reporter: how important is tourism to san francisco? >> it's our largest industry. >> reporter: kevin carroll, executive director of san francisco's hotel council, said the city is make lots of money, just not directly from the nfl. >> it increases the tax revenue to the city. it brings more people here that are going to spend money in our small businesses. >> reporter: hotels have raised average room prices to as much as $600 a night this week. the game's benefits may extend far into the future. >> the super bowl has a huge media market, and when people see san francisco, they might be
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if to come on their next vacation. >> reporter: no matter what team wins tomorrow, deciding whether this big party makes san francisco a winner or a loser won't be so easily decided. jim. >> axelrod: john blackstone covering the big game for us, thank you. cbs' coverage of super bowl 50 starts tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. eastern, 11 a.m. pacific. during the pregame, cbs this morning cohost gayle king will introduce president obama and first lady michelle obama live from the white house. far from the super bowl festivities, the quarterback known as "johnny football" is the focusave criminal investigation. and where the lion sleeps tonight. a wayward sea lion, that is, when the cbs evening news continues. joint and skin symptoms.
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step closer to becoming one of the biggest busts in nfl history. >> johnny! you just made history. >> i appreciate it. >> reporter: the first freshman ever to win the heisman, the future was bright for johnny football. >> this is a moment i've dreamed about since-- since i've been a kid. >> reporter: but his problems started almost immediately, breaking n.c.a.a. rules, an arrest for brawling, and a fake i.d. still, manziel was a first-round draft pick, the great hope of the cleveland browns. but when he turned pro, the partying became more public, trouble with his team and run-ins with the law. but for a long time, his talent on the field spared him the consequences. >> he was magic with a football in his hand. that's plain and simple. >> reporter: don mcpherson was a heisman nominee, former nfler has spent time with manziel. >> anyone else with a track
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undiscipline disciplined behavior, the alcohol, the partying he exhibited, no one else would get away with the stuff he's gotten away with. >> reporter: it's catching up with him. his former girlfriend told police this week he hit her repeatedly at a dallas hotel and in a car. and a judge issued a protective order to keep manziel away from her. the browns publicly expressed their disappointment and seem poised to release their quarterback. even his agent, erik burkhardt, is dumping manziel. have you ever heard of an agent firing a football player because he won't listen? >> no. to have an agent say, "this guy is no longer-- no longer bringing in money, now he's a liability to my business," is a very telling sign. >> reporter: commissioner roger goodell sidestepped specifics when he was asked about manziel friday. >> we have young people that may have issues that need to be addressed for their long-term
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concern of manziel's family. his dad says manziel refused rehab twice in the past week. paul manziel told a dallas newspaper: >> football enables him to be a star, enables him to be recognized, enables him to be the center of the party, no matter where he goes. so football's actually a liability at this point in his life. >> reporter: at this point manziel told m.z.z. sport, i'm stable and secure. he flat out denied he hit his ex-girlfriend. >> axelrod: contessa, thank you. up next, inside the rise and potentially the fall of daily fantasy sports. well, when you have copd, it can be hard to breathe. it can be hard to get air out, which can make it hard to get air in. so i talked to my doctor. she said... symbicort could help you breathe better, starting within 5 minutes. symbicort doesn't replace
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>> reporter: he stopped in a gas station, but as he told me over skype from iceland, the attendant didn't speak english, so he just kept driving. noel was looking for a hotel on laugavegur street. instead he typed laugarvegur. that took him nearly six hours three steep mountains and icy paths to a house in a small town on the island's northern tip. >> i ring the door, and the woman answers, and she starts laughing at me. >> reporter: that woman found noel a place to stay but not before posting the story on facebook. by the following morning, noel was town legend. by the time he reached reykjavik, he was an island celebrity, being stopped met street, nicknamed "the lost tourist "at bars. he graced the front page of the country's paper, and landed himself on tv. he even got lost again while lagoon. he learned his lesson this time, and interrupted a conference. >> i just barged in there asking
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g.p.s. got me lost. and when they asked me, "are you the guy that got lost and went all the way up north?" >> reporter: noel, it sound directions. >> i have a really good sense of direction in america, but over here, it's just weird. >> reporter: noel was supposed to fly home to new jersey tonight, but now feels so welcomed, he's decided to extend his stay. >> i have discovered a lot of things about myself. >> reporter: hopefully when he does return, his sense of direction is better on the jersey turnpike. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, london. >> axelrod: and that's the cbs evening news for tonight. i'm jim axelrod in new york, and for all of us here at cbs news, thanks for joining us, and good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by
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