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Gamecocks hire new special teams coordinator

Kyle Krantz has been named the Gamecocks' special teams coordinator and assistant defensive backs coach, University of South Carolina head football coach Will Muschamp announced today.

Clemson pulls out overtime win versus Pitt

Coming up clutch down the stretch, the Clemson Tigers prevailed in overtime versus the Pittsburgh Panthers on Thursday. Clemson held Pitt scoreless for the final 3:36 of regulation and proceeded to dominate overtime, coming away with a 75-67 victory at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Braves sign infielder Adeiny Hechavarría

The Atlanta Braves today signed infielder Adeiny Hechavarría to a one-year contract worth $1 million. The club’s 40-man roster now stands at 39.

WATCH: USC beats No. 10 Kentucky at the buzzer

The Gamecocks capped an incredible second-half performance with a buzzer-beating three by leading scorer Jermaine Couisnard Wednesday night, upsetting #10 Kentucky, 81-78 at Colonial Life Arena.

Pelicans project Zion Williamson debut for Jan. 22

Zion Williamson, the top choice in last summer’s NBA draft, is scheduled to make his regular season debut for the Pelicans on Jan. 22 when New Orleans hosts the the San Antonio Spurs, Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin said Wednesday.

Luke Kuechly announces retirement from the NFL

The 28-year-old linebacker from Boston College spent the last eight seasons with the Panthers. He earned seven trips to the Pro Bowl, was named to seven All-Pro AP teams, and lead the NFL in tackles in his time in the league. 

Boston Named SEC Freshman of the Week

Boston posted 14.5 points, 16.5 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game last week, including a 19-point, 25-rebound, five-block effort against then-No. 21/21 Arkansas.

Gamecock Linebackers Coach leaving for Texas

Coleman Hutzler served as the Gamecocks linebackers coach and special teams coordinator for the last four seasons. He's leaving for Texas, where he'll serve as linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator for the Longhorns.

WATCH: No. 3 Clemson Falls to No. 1 LSU in CFP National Championship

The loss snaps Clemson’s 29-game winning streak. The 29 consecutive wins is tied for 12th longest win streak in College Football history, and is the longest since Florida State won 29 straight between 2012-14. It is the Tigers first loss in 742 days. 

Burrow, LSU cap Heisman season, beat Clemson 42-25 for title

Joe Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and capped one of the greatest seasons in college football history by leading No. 1 LSU to a 42-25 victory against No. 3 Clemson on Monday night to win the national championship.

Gamecocks claim No. 1 in AP Poll

South Carolina women's basketball is ranked No. 1 in this week's Associated Press Top 25, marking a return to the top spot in the land for the Gamecocks, who spent 12 weeks in that position in the 2014-15 season.

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