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Gamecocks hope for better opening night against UNC

No one in Gamecock Nation can be blamed if they are, at best, cautiously optimistic about the 2015 edition of South Carolina football. In fact, there is likely much concern about this team. After all, …

Darlington's throwback theme taken up by NBC

Serena puts aside slow start to reach 3rd round

Black, Rowland combine for 5 TDs in JV Swampcats' win

Marlins finish off 3-game sweep of Braves

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Seasonal changes

At this time last year, University of South Carolina football fans were giddy. In all seriousness, that's about the only way to put it. The Gamecocks were coming off of their third straight 11-2 season, …

Still plenty of offensive unknowns to answer

COLUMBIA - So Steve Spurrier finally settled on South Carolina's starting quarterback. He just wishes that was his only question on offense. The head coach went with third-year sophomore Connor Mitch …
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Mason, Vandy aim to shut down WKU QB Doughty

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason likes a challenge, and he sure has one for his debut as the Commodores' defensive coordinator. He'll try and shut down one of the nation's best …
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Swinney: Team not taking FCS foe lightly

CLEMSON - Clemson coach Dabo Swinney is ready to watch his team hit the field, no matter how many questions he might have approaching the opener against FCS opponent Wofford. Swinney expects his team to be engaged and focused despite not facing a …

Can Tigers be tamed?

The 2014 football season was not an easy one for the Clemson Tigers. They had a quarterback controversy to start the season and then had to deal with the injury situation surrounding Deshaun Watson when he became the starter. Yet when all was …
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Trip to the Smokies offers a great surprise

As I reported last week, I did not hunt last weekend because it was my 35th wedding anniversary and I knew better than to plan anything other than to spend time with my lovely bride Sherri. After that length of time, I kinda know when I can and …
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TV, RADIO TODAY 9 a.m. - Professional Golf: European PGA Tour Russian Open First Round from Moscow (GOLF). 1 p.m. - Professional Tennis: U.S. Open Men's and Women's Second-Round Matches from Flushing, N.Y. (ESPN). 2:30 p.m. …