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Clemson Basketball Releases Non-Conference Slate

Three games against Southeastern Conference teams and a trip to Las Vegas, Nev., highlight Clemson’s non-conference schedule, announced today. Clemson will face three teams that advanced to the 2015 NCAA Tournament and five that won 20 or more games in 2014-15. Read more »

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Winthrop tennis coach resigns due to immigration issues

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Winthrop men's tennis coach Sergey Belov has resigned because of what the school said were issues with his immigration status. Read More »

Spurrier Reacts to Preseason Rankings

Steve Spurrier attended the South Carolina Coaches for Charity event Thursday in Columbia. He commented on USA Today's preseason poll, which left Carolina out of the top 25. Click the video to hear his comments. Read More »

Welch, Wilson Back in Columbia

Former USC Forward Aleighsa Welch and current Carolina Forward A'ja Wilson were back in Columbia Thursday for Welch's youth basketball camp. Read More »

South Carolina forward A'ja Wilson returns with more US gold

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Another summer, another international title for Southeastern Conference freshman of the year A'ja Wilson. Read More »

DE Mario Addison says Panthers are Super Bowl bound

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers arrived at training camp optimistic, perhaps no one more so than fifth-year defensive end Mario Addison. Read More »

Gamecocks Unranked in Preseason Poll

For the first time since 2010, the Gamecocks are unranked in USA Today's Preseason Coaches Poll. Read More »

USC Aiken Hires Former Gamecock

The University of South Carolina Aiken, in conjunction with head baseball coach Kenny Thomas, is pleased to announce the hiring of Phil Disher as assistant coach. Read More »

USC Swimming and Diving Releases Schedule

South Carolina head swimming and diving head coach McGee Moody announced his team's 2015-16 schedule on Thursday, which features four home meets at the Blatt P.E. Center/Carolina Natatorium. Read More »

Clemson Ranked 12th in Preseason Coaches Poll

Clemson was ranked 12th in the preseason USA Today Coaches poll announced on Thursday. Read More »

Hoke: We Have to Tackle Better

New Co-Defensive Coordinator Jon Hoke addressed the media Wednesday at Steve Spurrier's Media Golf Outing. He says he's trying to build a championship caliber defense, but the team needs to get better at tackling. Click the video to watch his comments. Read More »

Spurrier Looking for Team to be Proud Of

USC Head Coach Steve Spurrier said Wednesday at his annual media golf outing that he's looking for a team to be proud of. Click the video to watch Tim Hill's story from Wednesday. Read More »

Former defensive lineman heads up Wofford Hall of Fame class

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Wofford career sacks leader Anthony Jones is among three former standouts named to the school's athletic hall of fame. Read More »

Gettleman looks to make it 3 straight playoffs Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There was some concern when Panthers owner Jerry Richardson hired Dave Gettleman as the team's general manager in 2013. Read More »

Wake Forest administrator named Furman athletic director

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Wake Forest athletic administrator Mike Buddie was named new athletic director at Furman. Read More »

Spurrier more confident in this year's South Carolina squad

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Steve Spurrier is significantly more confident about South Carolina's direction than he was at times last season. Read More »

USC Basketball Receives NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

The South Carolina men's basketball team was one of over 175 colleges and university programs honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Wednesday, when the squad was honored with the Team Academic Excellence Award for their achievements in the classroom for the 2014-15 school year. Read More »

Michael Roth Back In The Big Leagues

Gamecock great Michael Roth is back in the big leagues. He's hoping his third year will be the charm. Tuesday the Cleveland Indians promoted Roth from AAA Columbus where the southpaw was 7-6 on the season with a 4.16 ERA in 19 starts. Read More »

Former Clemson defensive end Ogundeko arrested 2nd time

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Clemson defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko has been arrested a second time in three months, charged last week with third degree assault and battery by the Oconee County Sheriff's Department. Read More »

Texans Kick Off Camp Without Clowney

The Houston Texans have placed outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney on the physically unable to perform list. The move means the No. 1 overall pick in last year's draft will not be ready for the start of training camp this weekend. But Clowney will be able to return to practice whenever he is ready. Read More »

Lattimore Continues To Connect With Columbia

Marcus Lattimore continues to connect with the Columbia community. The Marcus Lattimore Foundation has partnered with the Richland County Commission Foundation for a Sunday Funday summer program. Click to watch video of this story from the Monday ABC Columbia News at Six. Read More »

Swinney Takes Turn At ESPN Car Wash

Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney went through a full day at ESPN’s official headquarters as part of the ACC head coaches “Car Wash” in Bristol, Conn., on Monday. Read More »

USC Preseason Practices Closed To Public

USC football announced Monday the Gamecocks will kick off preseason practice at 9 a.m. Tuesday August 4th. Unlike in previous seasons, all Carolina practices will be closed to the public unless determined otherwise by Spurrier. Read More »

Martin Mulling Retirement

Carolina Panthers offense tackle Jonathan Martin, the lineman harassed during the Miami Dolphins' 2013 bullying scandal, is contemplating retirement following a back injury. Read More »

Staley And Wilson Win U19 Gold

South Carolina forward A’ja Wilson broke the USA Basketball record for points scored in a FIBA U19 World Championship game as her 30 powered the Americans past Russian 78-70 at the Sports Palace Olympiskyi on Sunday. The United States needed runs late in both halves to hold off the host Russians as head coach Dawn Staley steered USA Basketball to its sixth-straight gold medal at the event. Wilson earned tournament MVP honors after averaging 22.3 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists over the seven games. Read More »

Smoltz Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Legendary Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday and basked in the spotlight one more time with at least 40,000 fans cheering from the sun-drenched field beyond. Read More »

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