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Clemson-Georgia Set For 5:30 p.m. Kickoff

The Clemson at Georgia football game that will open the season for both teams on August 30 will start at 5:30 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN. The SEC and ESPN made the announcement this afternoon.

Sammy Watkins Signs With Bills

The Buffalo Bills signed first-round pick Sammy Watkins to his rookie contract Wednesday. The Bills announced the signing shortly after the team's first session of organized team activities. Buffalo moved up five spots in the draft in a trade with Cleveland to select Clemson's Watkins fourth overall. The 6-foot-1, 211-pound wideout is known for his explosive playmaking abilities and his speed and good hands. Buffalo is counting on Watkins to immediately step into the starting lineup for a team that has not been to the playoffs since 1999, the NFL's longest current drought.

Gossett A Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist

Junior righthander Daniel Gossett (Lyman, S.C.) was one of 21 semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award, announced Tuesday by USA Baseball. The award, won by former Tiger Khalil Greene in 2002, is presented annually to the top amateur baseball player in the country.

Tigers Eliminated From ACC Tournament

Dusty Isaacs and Sam Clay limited Clemson to four hits in Georgia Tech’s 3-0 win Friday afternoon in the ACC Tournament at NewBridge Bank Park. The Yellow Jackets (35-25) improved to 3-1 in the ACC Tourney, while the Tigers (36-23) fell to 2-1 in the tournament.

Tigers Top Miami In Walkoff Win

Senior Steve Wilkerson hit a walkoff single in the ninth inning to score Tyler Slaton, giving Clemson a 3-2 win over No. 3 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Tournament at NewBridge Bank Park on Thursday night. The Tigers (36-22) improved to 2-0 in the ACC Tournament, while the Hurricanes (40-17) fell to 0-2 in the tourney.

Clemson Beats Duke 5-3 To Open ACC Tourney

Tyler Krieger’s two-out, two-run double in the fifth inning gave Clemson the lead for good in its 5-3 victory over Duke in the ACC Tournament at NewBridge Bank Park on Wednesday. The Tigers, who improved to 1-0 in the tourney, upped their record to 35-22, while the Blue Devils, who fell to 0-1 in the tournament, dropped to 32-24.

Clemson Center Makes Rimington Watch List

Clemson junior center Ryan Norton has been named to the preseason Rimington Award Watch List for 2014. The Rimington Award is named in honor of former Nebraska Center Dave Rimington and is overseen by the Boomer Esiason Foundation, which is committed to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis.

7 Tigers Earn All-ACC Honors

Seven Tigers earned First, Second or Third-Team All-ACC honors, announced Monday by the ACC. The seven selections tied for second-most with Miami. Virginia had the most with eight.

Clemson Starts ACC Tourney With Duke

With its dramatic 10-9 win over Boston College on Saturday, Clemson (34-22) earned the No. 5 seed in the ACC Tournament at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, N.C. The Tigers face No. 4 seed Duke on Wednesday at 11 a.m., No. 1 seed Miami (Fla.) on Thursday at 7 p.m. and the winner of the Georgia Tech/Wake Forest play-in game Friday at 3 p.m. All three games will be televised live by Regional Sports Network. The Tigers do not play Saturday.

Watkins Off To A Good Start In Buffalo

Sammy Watkins has one rule when it comes to playing receiver. It's on him to catch anything within his reach. If that's the case, then Buffalo Bills' rookie first-round draft pick was perfect in Saturday when the team opened a three-day minicamp.

Big Clemson Comeback Salvages BC Series

Jay Baum’s double to right-center on an 0-2 pitch with two outs in the 13th inning plated Garrett Boulware for the walkoff run in Clemson’s 10-9 victory over Boston College at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers (34-22, 15-14 ACC) won the series 2-1 against the Eagles, whose season ended at 22-33 overall and 10-20 in the ACC.

Clemson Golf Comes Up Two Shots Short

Southern California and California both played the 17th hole five shots better than Clemson late in Saturday’s final round to keep the Tigers from advancing to the National Championship Tournament. The Tigers finished with a 898 score and a sixth-place standing in the 14-team regional field at Rich Harvest Farms Golf Club in Sugar Grove, Ill. The top five teams advance to the National Championship Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan.

Tigers 3rd After 2nd Round Of NCAA Regional

Stephen Behr, Cody Proveaux, Austin Langdale and Carson Young all had rounds of one-over-par 73 on Friday to lead Clemson to a 292 team score and a third-place standing after two rounds of the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional at Rich Harvest Farms Golf Club in Sugar Grove, Ill.

BC Stops Streak, Beats Clemson 3-1

Sophomore lefthander Andrew Chin pitched a complete game two-hitter to lead Boston College to a 3-1 victory over Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Friday night. The Eagles (22-32, 10-19 ACC) evened the series 1-1 against the Tigers (33-22, 14-14 ACC), who saw their 11-game winning streak over Boston College dating to 2010 come to an end.

Clemson Starts BC Series With 8-4 Win

Tyler Krieger, Jay Baum and Steven Duggar all hit solo homers in Clemson’s 8-4 win over Boston College at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Thursday night. Clemson (33-21, 14-13 ACC), who earlier in the evening clinched an ACC Tournament berth by virtue of Notre Dame’s victory over Pittsburgh, took a 1-0 lead in the series over the Eagles (21-32, 9-19 ACC).

USC Tied For 3rd After Regional 1st Round

The fourth-seeded South Carolina men’s golf team shot a 286 (+6) on Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Eugene Regional at Eugene Country Club. The Gamecocks finished the day in a tie for third place with North Florida and are 10 shots back of tournament leader Stanford. The top five teams and low individual not on those teams will advance to next week’s NCAA Championship.

Clemson 3rd After NCAA Regional 1st Round

Freshman Carson Young fired an even par 72, one of just five rounds of par or better by the entire field, to lead Clemson to third-place standing after the first round of the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional at Rich Harvest Farms Golf Club in Sugar Grove, Ill.

Tigers Make APR Grade

Clemson University’s 18 athletic programs each exceeded the NCAA baseline Academic Progress Rate thresholds for the 2012-13 year, according to data released by the NCAA today.

McDaniels Makes Trip To NBA Combine

Former Clemson forward K.J. McDaniels is one of 60 players invited to participate in the NBA Draft Combine from Wednesday to Friday this week in Chicago, the league announced. McDaniels declared early last month after putting together a first-team All-ACC junior season. The 2014 NBA Draft is set for Thursday, June 26, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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