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Sidney Rice Retires From Football

Former Gamecock and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice is retiring from the NFL after an injury-plagued career that included issues with concussions. Read more »

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3 Tigers Make Preseason All-ACC 1st Team

Clemson All-American defensive end Vic Beasley, Grady Jarrett and Stephone Anthony were all named to the first-team preseason All-ACC football team announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday. The team was selected by media who attended last weekend’s ACC Football Kickoff in Greensboro, N.C. Read More »

USC Hoops Earns Academic Award

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the second annual 2013-14 Team Academic Excellence Awards, created by the NABC Committee on Academics. South Carolina was one of 125 colleges and universities recognized for outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better for the 2013-14 season. Read More »

Sanders Seeks Help, Facing 4-Game Suspension

Former Gamecock and current Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Ace Sanders said Tuesday he is facing a four-game suspension and won’t be around for the majority of training camp. Sanders held a conference call with reporters to disclose his looming punishment. He declined to discuss the reason for the pending suspension, but says “personal issues” will prevent him from attending the start of training camp Friday. Read More »

USC Hoops Hosts Special Olympians

The South Carolina men's basketball team concluded the first day of the "8K In 8 Days" campaign by hosting Special Olympics of South Carolina in a community outreach event Tuesday night at Colonial Life Arena. Read More »

South Carolina's Martin looks to build fan base

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin has beefed up the Gamecocks' schedule, and now he hopes to improve the team's attendance. Read More »

Gamecock Men's Basketball Releases 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

South Carolina men's basketball kicked off its "8K In 8 Days" campaign on Tuesday when third-year head coach Frank Martin released the non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 season. The slate features 13 contests, including eight home games, which includes one exhibition (to be announced at a later date). Highlighting the non-conference schedule is the Gamecocks' participation in the 2014 Charleston Classic in late November. Read More »

Paulsen Makes Most Of MLB Debut

Former Tiger Ben Paulsen was called up to the majors with the Colorado Rockies on Monday and made his MLB debut that night as the starter at first base against the Washington Nationals at Coors Field in Denver, Colo. He went 2-for-4 with an RBI, as he totaled a team-high two hits from the sixth spot in the lineup. Read More »

Clemson Behind FSU In Preseason ACC Poll

The Florida State Seminoles were picked as the overall ACC champions by 104 media members in the media preseason poll Monday and received 109 first-place votes in their division to put them far ahead of Clemson, which had three. Read More »

Paulsen Called Up To Majors

Former Tiger first-baseman Ben Paulsen was called up to the majors for the first time with the Colorado Rockies on Monday. The Acworth, Ga. native batted .291 with 15 homers, six triples, 24 doubles, 47 RBIs and a .380 on-base percentage in 95 games with the Colorado Springs (AAA) SkySox in 2014. Read More »

Benedict Football Picked To Finish 3rd

Benedict College was predicted to finish third in the SIAC East Division, in a vote of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference head football coaches, it was announced Monday at the SIAC Football Media Day. Read More »

Spurrier Finishes Celebrity Tourney Strong

When preseason practice starts for the Gamecocks soon, Steve Spurrier can put away his golf clubs a satisfied man. Spurrier finished the celebrity American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe, NV Sunday with a solid round of 82. The Ball Coach made his final putt from about 30 feet for his third birdie of the day. Spurrier tied with Roger Clemens for 58th place in the tournament. Read More »

Clemson Kicks Off ACC Media Event

It's been a while since the Atlantic Coast Conference entered a season with this much buzz. "How does it feel to have an ACC team come in here with a national championship?" FSU quarterback Jameis Winston asked. "Can we get us, the ACC, a round of applause? Finally. We took it away from the SEC, man. It's a blessing." Read More »

McIlroy Wins British, DJ Finishes 12th

Irmo native Dustin Johnson is still in search of that elusive first major golf championship. The Dutch Fork High School alum shot a final round even par 72 at the 143rd British Open to finish 9-under and in a tie for 12th place. Rory McIlroy shot a final round 71 to finish 17-under and win by 2 shots over Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia. Read More »

Staley Hosts Celebrity Softball Game

In the First Annual Innersole Celebrity Softball Fun-Raiser, South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley and her charity hosted an entertaining event for both players and fans at Carolina Softball Stadium Saturday night. Staley’s team picked up the 11-5 win in regulation, but South Carolina Athletics Director Ray Tanner’s squad rallied for eight runs in the “extra” eighth inning for a 13-12 final. Click to watch this story from the Saturday ABC Columbia News at 11. Read More »

Hudson Wins Columbia City Golf Tournament

Former Hammond and current Wofford College standout Brannan Hudson fired a 1-under final round 71 Saturday en route to a 4-shot win over David Dargan and Sam Jackson. Click to watch this story from the Saturday ABC Columbia News at 11. Read More »

DJ Goes Into Sunday 7 Shots Behind McIlroy

Irmo native Dustin Johnson goes into Sunday's final round of the British open tied for third place and seven shots off the lead. Rory McIlroy has a six-shot lead after a 4-under 68 third round Saturday. Johnson cut the McIlroy's 36-hole four-shot lead in half on the opening hole, hitting wedge into 2 feet for birdie as McIlroy carelessly went left of the green and into a pot bunker for a bogey. Johnson, however, didn't make another birdie until the 13th hole and made three birdies over the last six holes to keep alive remote hopes. No one has ever lost a six-shot lead in the 121 years that The Open has been contested over 72 holes. Read More »

Johnson in second place at British Open

Columbia's Dustin Johnson shot a seven-under-par 65 Friday to move into second place in the British Open behind Rory McIlroy. Read More »

Crownover to return to Clemson

Lefthander Matthew Crownover will return to Clemson for his junior season in 2015. The Rinngold, Ga. native was drafted in the 21st round (No. 628 overall pick) by the San Francisco Giants in June but has elected to return to the Tigers. Read More »

Hossler has two-stroke lead in Southern Amateur

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Beau Hossler made an eagle on the ninth hole Friday and finished at 8-under 208 for sole possession of the lead heading into the final round of the 108th Southern Amateur. Read More »

Beasley named to Walter Camp watch list

Clemson All-American defensive end Vic Beasley was one of 50 players nationally named to the Walter Camp Player of the Year Watch List on Friday. Read More »

Returning Gamecocks confident they'll keep winning

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina linebacker Kiawan Lewis expects the winning seasons to continue, despite the loss of stars like defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and quarterback Connor Shaw. Read More »

Davis Named to Camp Watch List

University of South Carolina running back Mike Davis has been selected as one of 50 “players to watch” for the Walter Camp Foundation’s 2104 Player of the Year award, the nation’s fourth-oldest individual college football accolade. Read More »

Hossler, Murray tied for Southern Amateur lead

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Beau Hossler had a 4-under 68 in a second round that featured eight birdies Thursday to tie Grayson Murray atop the leaderboard at the 108th Southern Amateur. Read More »

Davis named to Doak Walker watch list

University of South Carolina junior Mike Davis is a preseason candidate for the 2014 Doak Walker Award, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced today. The Doak Walker Award is presented annually to the nation’s top college running back. Read More »

Gamecocks picked to win East

The University of South Carolina football squad has been tabbed as favorites to win the 2014 Eastern Division title, according to the media attending the annual SEC Media Days in Birmingham. Read More »

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