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Rangers Call Up Former Gamecock Michael Roth

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Texas purchased left-hander Michael Roth's contract from Triple-A Round Rock and transferred Colby Lewis to the 60-day disabled list, the Rangers announced before Sunday's game at Minnesota. Rangers manager Jeff Banister said the 26-year-old Roth, who last…

Connor Shaw to Sign with Chicago Bears

CHICAGO, IL (WOLO) -- Just one day after the Cleveland Browns released former Gamecock Quarterback Connor Shaw, the Chicago Bears come calling. According to Shaw's twitter page, the Bears will sign the former Gamecock. #DaBears let's get to work! God…

Former Gamecock Justin Smoak Homers in Loss to Indians

TORONTO (AP) — A franchise-best 14th straight win sure didn't come easy for the Cleveland Indians. Carlos Santana homered in the 19th inning off infielder Darwin Barney and the Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Friday. "I guess…

USC's Johnson, Clemson's Beer Make USA Collegiate Baseball Team

LOS ANGELES (USA Collegiate Baseball) -- The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team has finalized its 24-man roster that will take part in three international friendship series this summer. The group features 12 hitters and 12 pitchers with Tanner Houck (Missouri)…

Flach Represents Gamecocks at U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. (USC SID) -- South Carolina alumnus Michael Flach was back in the pool Friday for his third and final race of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials. Flach took part in the men’s 100 butterfly, finishing 101st. Flach swam three…

USC Announces Partnership with Barnes and Noble

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — The University of South Carolina announced it is extending its current partnership with Barnes & Noble College, a leading operator of college bookstores in the United States and the current operator of the USC Bookstore and…

Ray Tanner Promotes Five USC Administrators

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — University of South Carolina Athletics Director Ray Tanner has reorganized his senior staff, giving five administrators new titles and duties, it was announced Friday. Charles Bloom has been named Executive Associate Athletics Director/Chief of Staff. He…

Browns Release Former Gamecock QB Connor Shaw

CLEVELAND, OH (WOLO) -- Former Gamecock Quarterback Connor Shaw tweeted today that he's been released by the Cleveland Browns. @Browns Thankful for the two years spent in CLE. Learned & grew a lot! Ready to see where God guides my…

Three Gamecocks Race at U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. — Three more Gamecocks were in the pool on Thursday as the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials continued from the CenturyLink Center. Emma Barksdale and Kersten Dirrane each swam the women’s 200 breaststroke, while Jack Smith made his debut in the men’s 200 IM. The…

Carolina Women to Play Louisville November 27

COLUMBIA, S.C. – (USC SID) - South Carolina will take part in the 2016 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge, the organization announced today. The Gamecocks will host three games at Colonial Life Arena Nov. 20-22 before traveling…

USC Hoops to Hold 8k in 8 Days Campaign this Summer

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) - The South Carolina men’s basketball team will hold the Third Annual “8K In 8 Days” campaign this July, which is aimed at reaching 8,000 fans in the greater Columbia community and the State of South…

Former Gamecock Rolando Howell Dies at Age 34

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- Former Gamecock basketball standout Rolando Howell died Wednesday night at age 34. As of 12:25 a.m. Thursday, ABC Columbia was still learning the details of Howell's death. Howell broke his C5 vertebrae in an accident back…

Gamecocks Announce New 2016 Football Group Ticket Initiatives

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Gamecocks are happy to announce a brand new incentive program to enhance our football group ticket packages. For the first time, group leaders and their attendees can now earn incentives depending on how many tickets they…

Chatkevicius To Play With Dallas Mavericks In NBA Summer League

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- Former South Carolina men’s basketball player Laimonas Chatkevicius will play with the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks in the Orlando Summer League, the organization announced on Wednesday. Chatkevicius, a four-year letterwinner with the Gamecocks, averaged career highs…

WATCH USC Assistant "Thankful" to be Coached by Pat Summitt

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Carolina women's basketball assistant coach Nikki McCray-Penson played for Pat Summitt from 1991-1995. She says she's "very thankful" for "everything she's done for me." Click the video to watch Mike Gillespie's story from ABC Columbia News at…

Barksdale Continues Strong Run at U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. (USC SID) — The 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials continued on Tuesday, with rising sophomore Emma Barksdale once again stealing the show for the Gamecocks. Barksdale was in the pool for the women’s 200 IM and finished the prelims session in…

Dawn Staley Releases Statement on Pat Summitt

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley released the following statement on the passing of Pat Summitt: “I’m deeply saddened by what has happened to Pat Summitt. I’ve been a fan of hers and the way…

Former Gamecock Pitcher Vogel Signs Contract with Rays

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- Former Gamecock pitcher Matthew Vogel has signed a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays organization. He announced the signing on twitter Monday afternoon. It's officially official, I am a…

Gamecocks Continue U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. (USC SID) -- Four more Gamecocks were in action on Monday as the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials continued at CenturyLink Center. Current student-athletes Jonathan Boland, Kersten Dirrane and Taylor Worrell made their Trials debuts, while alumnus Michael Flach swam the first of his three races…

Former Gamecock QB Connor Mitch Transferring to James Madison

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- Former Carolina quarterback Connor Mitch announced via twitter Monday his plans to transfer to James Madison. Mitch decided to transfer back in May after missing most of the 2015 season due to a separated shoulder. "I…

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