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Gamecocks split doubleheader, drop series to Aggies

The University of South Carolina baseball team and Texas A&M split the two games of Saturday's doubleheader, with Carolina winning the first by a score of 3-2 and Texas A&M taking the rubber match game 6-3.

Gamecocks Sweep UNCG Doubleheader

No. 15 South Carolina softball swept a Saturday doubleheader over UNCG at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field. The Gamecocks started the day with a 6-3 victory against the Spartans before closing with 9-4 win to earn their 24th-consecutive non-conference victory. 

Blue Devils Topple Clemson 5-3

Duke scored two two-out runs in the fifth inning and three two-out runs in the sixth inning in its 5-3 victory over No. 16 Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Duke rallies past No. 16 Clemson, 9-8

Ethan Murray's two-out single in the ninth inning tied the score, then Michael Rothenberg's double plated Murray for the go-ahead run in Duke's 9-8 win over No. 16 Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Friday night in the first game of a three-game series.

Darius Rucker on the mic for RBC Heritage broadcast

Irmo's Dustin Johnson went to Coastal Carolina and Aiken's Kevin Kisner went to Georgia, but a Gamecock did join the best players from the Palmetto State as the area's biggest stars played in South Carolina's lone PGA Tour event together.

Former Clemson basketball player David Young dead at 49

Former Clemson basketball guard David Young, a starter on the school’s 1990 ACC regular season championship team, died Friday after battling an illness. Young’s passing was confirmed by his high school coach, Bill Johnson, to local media outlets.

Gamecock men's tennis advances to first SEC semifinal since 1999

Sixth-seeded Gamecock men's tennis (17-8) advanced to the semifinal round of the SEC Tournament for this first time since 1999 after taking down the No. 3 seed, 11th-ranked Texas A&M (20-7), 4-2 in Friday's quarterfinal round at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex.

Rasquin leads Fireflies to first walk-off win

With the bases loaded and two out in the bottom of the ninth, Walter Rasquin ripped a sharp ground ball up the middle. Hickory second baseman Jonathan Ornelas dove, nabbed the bouncing ball, got up but threw late to first.

Panthers release 2019 schedule

On Wednesday night, the NFL released all 32 teams' schedules for the 2019 season, including the Carolina Panthers.

Gamecock guard declares for NBA Draft

Gamecock freshman guard A.J. Lawson announced on Wednesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2019 NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent.

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