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Massive turnaround

Sumter High School football head coach Mark Barnes isn’t sure what brought about the transformation, but he knew he had a different football team on Sumter Memorial Stadium’s Freddie Solomon Field on Friday.

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Muschamp trying to imitate Spurrier’s success, not quips

HOOVER, Ala. — South Carolina coach Will Muschamp didn’t try to emulate the wisecracking Steve Spurrier at the microphone. “There’s only one Steve Spurrier in life, and I’m not it,” Muschamp said. He replaced Spurrier as the …

Orth, McIlwain sharing reps at QB for USC

COLUMBIA – Senior Perry Orth and freshman Brandon McIlwain continued to alternate reps at quarterback on Monday as the University of South Carolina football team began its second week of fall practice. “It was my turn to go with the 1’s,” said Orth following the workout. “Yesterday I was with the 2’s and (McIlwain) was with the 1’s. So it’s been evenly split.” Orth said he expects that to remain the case at least through the team’s first scrimmage, which is set for Saturday.
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Fedora, Tar Heels aim to repeat as ACC division champion

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora spent the past two seasons saying it was time for his Tar Heels to compete for an Atlantic Coast Conference division title. Now that his Tar Heels have won one, the next step is winning an …
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Clemson QB Watson says he’s ready for glare of the spotlight

CLEMSON — Deshaun Watson doesn’t need much more than his tight circle of family, friends and teammates when prepping for the season, even one where the Clemson quarterback could very well be the face of college football. Watson led the …

Former Tiger Rollins wins gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Former Clemson athlete Brianna Rollins won the gold medal in the 100-meter hurdles on Wednesday in the Olympics, and had United States teammates Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin in tow as the y finished 1-2-3 to give the U.S.its first …
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The joy of fishing

Her laughter surprised me, and I wondered what I had done that was so funny. But I soon realized that she wasn't laughing at me; it was just an outburst of sheer joy. We were catching fish, and it was fun! Actually, she was doing most of the …
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TV SCHEDULE, STANDINGS & MORE

TV, Radio – Professional Golf: European PGA Tour Made in Denmark First Round from Farso, Denmark (GOLF). – Professional Golf: European PGA Tour Made in Denmark First Round from Farso, Denmark (GOLF). – International Soccer: UEFA …