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Patrick Gentry
July 17, 2019 - 10:53 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference opens its preseason media days Wednesday with a focus on reigning national champion Clemson and the rest of the Atlantic Division. The Tigers have won two national championships in three seasons and four straight league titles while going 34-2...
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Patrick Gentry
July 12, 2019 - 11:59 am
A special meeting to elect a new president for the University of South Carolina has been called off by a judge who said there wasn't enough notice. University trustees were set to meet Friday amid protests by students and a resolution from the Faculty Senate saying it had no confidence in the vote...
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Patrick Gentry
July 10, 2019 - 4:44 pm
The University of South Carolina has announced trustees will hold a special meeting Friday to discuss hiring a new president. Trustee Charles Williams said Gov. Henry McMaster pushed for the quickly called meeting to hire retired Army three star general and West Point Superintendent Robert Caslen...
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Lee Rogers
July 05, 2019 - 9:23 pm
Former Clemson Tiger football player Tyshon Dye has drowned while swimming at Richard B. Russel State Park in Georgia Friday afternoon. Family members called 911 just before 5PM when their efforts to reach him were unsuccessful. Dye's body was recovered from the water before 6PM. The death has been...
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July 03, 2019 - 7:40 am
CLEMSON, S.C. — ESPN announced today that the 2018 Clemson Tigers football team has been selected as one of seven nominees for “Best Team” at the network’s annual ESPY Awards. Joining Clemson in the category are the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Toronto Raptors, Baylor Bears women’s...
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Evan Smith
June 26, 2019 - 6:56 pm
The Greenville Swamp Rabbits have announced an agreement to enter an affiliation with the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. The Swamp Rabbits will serve as the development destination for the Hurricanes' prospects as they look to rise through the ranks to the NHL level by being...
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June 20, 2019 - 8:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have selected Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick, going with the Duke force who is considered one of the most exciting prospects in years. The 6-foot-7, 285-pounder compiled a career worth of highlights into just one season, becoming the third freshman to...
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USA TODAY
June 17, 2019 - 11:50 am
SPARTANBURG, SC — Spartanburg County will host 94 softball teams from around the country at Tyger River Park for the USA Softball Junior Women’s National Team Training Camp July 18-22, and the USA Softball Junior Olympic Cup July 21-27. The Junior Olympic Cup is an opportunity for USA Softball...
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June 10, 2019 - 10:16 am
The annual BMW Charity Pro-Am at Thornblade was shortened to 54 holes due to inclement weather, but that did not keep Rhein Gibson from getting his first Web.com Tour victory. While the 33 year-old Gibson did not have a win under his belt heading into this weekend, he had three top 10 finishes,...
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Patrick Gentry
June 05, 2019 - 11:13 am
The Carolina Panthers and South Carolina's governor are inviting people to a party in Rock Hill to celebrate up to $120 million in tax breaks. Gov. Henry McMaster plans a ceremonial signing of the tax break bill Wednesday in downtown Rock Hill. The invitation from the city said there will be...
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