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Gamecocks Ranked 9th by Coaches

The University of South Carolina football team begins the 2014 season ranked ninth the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, released by USA Today. Read more »

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Martin, Johnson & Thornwell Begin Preparations For Four Nations Cup

South Carolina head men's basketball coach Frank Martin, along with senior guard Tyrone Johnson and sophomore guard Sindarius Thornwell, have joined fellow team and coaching staff members for the USA East Coast Basketball Team at a training camp in New York City this week in advance of the team's participation in the 2014 Four Nations Cup in Estonia, Aug. 4-7. The squad will travel to Europe to compete against foreign national teams consisting of NBA players and Euro-League all stars. Read More »

Green, Lammons cleared to join Gamecocks

Two members of South Carolina's 2014 signing class were approved by the NCAA Clearinghouse Wednesday. Four-star cornerback signees Chris Lammons and Wesley Green will begin practicing with the team on Friday when the Gamecocks open fall practice. Read More »

Clemson, Auburn to meet in 2016, 2017

Clemson and Auburn have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2016 and 2017 seasons, it was announced Wednesday. Read More »

USC Basketball Adds Reserved Season Ticket

The South Carolina Ticket Office announces today changes to season ticket options for women’s basketball, including increasing reserved seat options to five sections. Read More »

Downey Leads Team To SC Pro Am Title

Devan Downey has what Dabo Swinney wants -- bragging rights in the state of South Carolina for the next year. Tuesday night the former Gamecock star led his team to a win in the championship game of the SC pro am summer league. Downey took over in midway through the 2nd half and helped his team win 113-100. The 4th leading scorer in USC hoops history scored 26 points in the game. Read More »

Wharton Says Goodbye To Panthers

Panthers offensive lineman Travelle Wharton officially announced his retirement at a press conference at Wofford College, about 30 minutes from where he grew up and started playing the game. Read More »

USC Football Sets Practice Schedule

The South Carolina Gamecock football team will open fall camp on Friday, August 1. The first week of practices, which are open to the public, will begin at 7:15 p.m. at the Bluff Road practice fields, across the street from Williams-Brice Stadium. Read More »

Martin Wraps Up 8K In 8 Days Campaign

Gamecock head men's basketball coach Frank Martin attended Academy Sports + Outdoors' Back-To-School Donation Event on Tuesday morning at the newest Academy location in the midlands, near the Harbison shopping district. The event was the final community outreach event of the "8K In 8 Days Campaign" for Gamecock men's basketball. Read More »

Downey Takes Team To Pro Am Finals

Devan Downey led his summer league team to the SC Pro Am league championship game with a win in the semifinals against a team led by incoming USC freshman point guard Marcus Stroman. The much taller Stroman contained one of the most explosive players in Gamecock basketball history pretty well. Downey scored 21 points in the game. Stroman had 19. Click to watch highlights of Downey and Stroman's semifinal game from the Monday ABC Columbia News at 11. Read More »

Staley And Wilson Open Team USA Camp

South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley and incoming freshman A’ja Wilson began their quest for a gold medal in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship as the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team began training camp on Sat., July 26, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo. Staley is the team’s head coach, while Wilson headlines a trio of USA Basketball gold medalists on the team, which is on a mission to secure a seventh-consecutive gold medal at the event. Read More »

McCray Inducted Into Knoxville Hall

South Carolina women’s basketball assistant coach Nikki McCray added another hall of fame induction to her accolades as the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame welcomed her as part of its Class of 2014 Thursday night at the Knoxville Convention Center. She was honored for her outstanding career as a Tennessee Lady Vol as well as her professional and international highlights. Read More »

Former Panthers lineman Travelle Wharton to retire

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Former Carolina Panthers and Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman Travelle Wharton is retiring after 10 NFL seasons. Read More »

USC QB Thompson gets engaged

South Carolina starting quarterback Dylan Thompson got engaged Saturday night to his girlfriend Melanie Helm. Read More »

Gamecocks start NFL training camps

An update on several Gamecocks who started NFL training camp this weekend. Read More »

Gamecocks visit children's hospital

Members of the South Carolina men's basketball team spent time visiting the Palmetto Children's Hospital on Friday afternoon, signing autographs and playing with kids. The community outreach is part of the "8K In 8 Days" campaign for Gamecock men's basketball. Read More »

Spurrier talks Swinney, high expectations

South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier spoke about his relationship with Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney and the expectations surrounding his Gamecocks this season at USC's annual media golf outing Thursday. Read More »

Time Warner Cable to carry SEC Network

ESPN and Time Warner Cable have reached an agreement for carriage of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014. Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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