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

(AP) - It's time for the PGA Tour's bubble players to take center stage. The field at the Wyndham Championship is once again packed with players trying to play their way into golf's postseason and keep their tour cards for 2019. Only two of the top 30 players on the points list will tee it up Thursday in Greensboro, North Carolina. But the field is full of bubble players who could make a significant move up the standings on a course known for low scores.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Elliott Sadler says he won't race full-time in NASCAR after this season. Sadler has raced full-time at NASCAR's national level since 1997. He's a regular in the second-tier Xfinity Series and is ranked second in the standings. Sadler has finished second in the Xfinity Series championship race four times in the last seven seasons.

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) - Canadian star R.J. Barrett scored 34 points in his first exhibition game for Duke, helping the Blue Devils rout Ryerson 86-67 in his hometown. Zion Williamson added 29 points for Duke.

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson's men's basketball team has been selected to represent the United States at the World University Games in 2019. The games will take place next July in Italy. Clemson is the fourth school to represent the U.S. The Tigers join Northern Iowa in 2007, Kansas in 2015 and Purdue last year. Clemson coach Brad Brownell says his program is excited to represent America against some of the world's best competition. The games are held every two years and draw athletes from up to 170 countries.

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - Clemson and LSU will play a pair of football games in the 2025 and 2026 seasons. Clemson announced the home-and-home series on Wednesday. LSU will play at Clemson on Aug. 30, 2025 before Clemson heads to LSU the next season. It's the first time these schools have played since the 2012 Chick-fil-A Bowl when Clemson used a last second field goal to defeat LSU 25-24. Clemson also announced it would play Troy in 2025 the week after its home game with LSU.

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - The New York Jets have placed backup offensive tackle Ben Ijalana on injured reserve and signed offensive lineman Gino Gradkowski. Ijalana was injured this week during a joint practice with the Washington Redskins in Richmond, Virginia. Gradkowski spent the last two seasons with the Panthers, but both were cut short by injuries. He is the younger brother of former NFL player Bruce Gradkowski.

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