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Swinney Takes Turn At ESPN Car Wash

Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney went through a full day at ESPN’s official headquarters as part of the ACC head coaches “Car Wash” in Bristol, Conn., on Monday.

Watson Responds to Spurrier's Comments

We are now 48 hours removed from Steve Spurrier's impromptu press conference, in which he criticized the media for blaming last season's poor results on the coach's age.

Gamecocks Close 8K8 Campaign

The South Carolina men's basketball team had a fun-filled day of games at the Greenview Park gymnasium Friday afternoon, playing with an energetic group of area children from My Brother's Keeper on the final day of its 8K in 8 Days event.

Watson Named to Manning Watch List

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson was one of 30 quarterbacks from across the country named to the Manning Award Watch List on Thursday.

USC Equestrian Releases 2015 Schedule

Defending national champion South Carolina has announced its schedule for the 2015-16 season, featuring five competitions against teams that advanced to the semifinals at last year’s national championship.

Five Tigers Named Preseason All-ACC

Clemson led all schools with five selections to the preseason All-ACC Football Team selected by media attending the ACC Football Kickoff at Pinehurst, N.C. earlier this week. The team was announced on Thursday after 163 members of the media submitted votes.

USC Swimmer Breaks Records at Pan Am Games

Rising sophomore Tomas Peribonio wrapped up the 2015 Pan Am Games this past weekend with lifetime bests in each of his four events and three Ecuadorian national records.

Tigers Top ACC Kickoff Preseason Polls

Clemson was chosen as the preseason favorite to win the 2015 ACC Football Championship, according to a vote of the league media Tuesday at the conference’s annual preseason media event at Pinehurst Resort. The Tigers were picked first on 84 ballots, followed by Florida State (41) and Georgia Tech (20). In addition, sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson was voted ACC Preseason Player of the Year.

USC Basketball Kicks Off 8K in 8 Days

The South Carolina men's basketball team kicked off its second "8K in 8 Days" campaign on Friday afternoon with a visit to Greenview Park for "Moving and Learning with Gamecock Basketball" in conjunction with the City of Columbia.

Clemson's White, Schmidt to Return in 2016

Righthander Clate Schmidt (Acworth, Ga.) and infielder Eli White (Easley, S.C.) will both return for the 2016 season after being selected in the 2015 MLB draft in June.

Martin Expected to Make Cut at the Open

Former Clemson All-American Ben Martin shot a two-under par 70 at St. Andrews in Scotland on Friday and should make the cut at The Open Championship.

NeSmith, Starke In Top 15 at Southern Amateur

South Carolina senior Matt NeSmith fired a 5-under 66 on Friday to move into a tie for fifth at the 109th Southern Amateur Championship at Old Waverly Golf Club.

Welch to Attend Two USC Basketball Camps

University of South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley announces the addition of two camps featuring former Gamecock Aleighsa Welch.

Watson Named to Walter Camp Award List

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is one of 50 “Players to Watch” for its 2015 Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year award. The list was released on Friday.

Watson on O'Brien Award Watch List

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson is one of 24 quarterbacks from across the country named to the Davey O’Brien Watch List on Thursday.

Gallman Named to Doak Walker Watch List

Clemson sophomore running back Wayne Gallman has been named to the Doak Walker Award Watch List for 2015. The Doak Walker Award is presented each year to the top running back in college football. The award will be presented December 10 at the Home Depot College Football Awards Show in Atlanta, GA.

Wilds On Doak Walker Award Watch List

University of South Carolina senior Brandon Wilds is among the candidates listed for the 2015 Doak Walker Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top college running back by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum.

Alexander Makes Thorpe Watch List

Clemson sophomore cornerback Mackensie Alexander has been named to the Jim Thorpe Award Watch list for 2015. The award, which dates to 1986, is presented each year to the top defensive back in the nation.

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