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

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired running back Kenjon Barner from the Carolina Panthers for a conditional seventh-round draft choice in 2015. Barner played in eight regular-season games and one playoff game with the Panthers.

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Joe Gibbs says he'd like to speak to Tony Stewart but is waiting until his former driver is out of seclusion to reach out to the three-time NASCAR champion. Very few have had any contact with Stewart since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. in an Aug. 8 sprint car race.

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015. The team also added Daniel Suarez, who will drive a full-time Nationwide Series entry for Gibbs and run a partial schedule in the Truck Series. Suarez becomes the first Mexican driver to race full-time in NASCAR's second tier series.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - John Isner shook off a slow start to beat fellow American Bradley Klahn 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 Tuesday in the second round of the Winston-Salem Open. Isner served 13 aces and broke Klahn's serve twice in the second set to improve to 11-0 all-time in the final tuneup before next week's U.S. Open.

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