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Patrick Gentry
April 11, 2019 - 11:46 am
A state senator said Wednesday he still isn't convinced an economic incentive bill meant to lure the NFL's Carolina Panthers practice fields and team headquarters to South Carolina is a worthwhile deal for taxpayers. Democratic state Sen. Dick Harpootlian of Columbia retained his own economist to...
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April 10, 2019 - 10:47 am
The Carolina Panthers have officially announced their 2019 preseason schedule. While exact dates and times have yet to be announced, the location, opponents, and general time frame have been. The Panthers will open up their preseason on the road against the Chicago Bears sometime between August 8th...
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March 28, 2019 - 3:49 pm
The Carolina Panthers could be one step closer to calling South Carolina their home. That’s because state lawmakers are closer to passing legislation necessary for the team to make the Palmetto State home. Image: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports A bill offering the Carolina Panthers about $120...
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Patrick Gentry
March 25, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Coming off of his first-ever knockout loss, Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson was in as good a mood as one can be. “Wonderboy” was unavailable to speak to the media about his defeat at the hands of Anthony Pettis in Saturday’s UFC Nashville main event as he was taken to the hospital shortly after...
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March 22, 2019 - 9:51 am
The Ultimate Fight Championship (UFC) is coming to Greenville on June 22nd of this year. Greenville native, Stephen Thompson, is currently scheduled to headline the fight and he says will do so as long as he is physically capable. Thompson is currently the 5th ranked fighter in the welterweight...
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March 22, 2019 - 6:41 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) __ Fletcher Magee set the Division I career record for 3-pointers, poured in 24 points and led seventh-seeded Wofford to an 84-68 victory over Seton Hall in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. Magee hit seven treys against the No. 10 seed Pirates to...
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Patrick Gentry
March 19, 2019 - 4:50 pm
South Carolina lawmakers are taking steps to lure the Carolina Panthers to move their practice facility and operations across the North Carolina state line by introducing legislation that would provide tax credits and incentives to professional sports teams. Members of a House subcommittee will...
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Lee Rogers
March 18, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Two small private colleges from the Carolinas made it to the NCAA tournament. Gardner–Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina and Spartanburg's Wofford College both recieved invitations. The Nationaly ranked No. 20 Wofford Terriers earned the No. 7 seed in the Midwest Region of the NCAA...
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© Kareem Elgazzar
March 13, 2019 - 1:20 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina wants the Carolina Panthers to move their practice facility into their state's suburbs. But there is at least one big hurdle — football players don't practice enough hours to be considered full-time employees in the state, so South Carolina can't offer the...
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Patrick Gentry
February 26, 2019 - 2:34 pm
South Carolina lawmakers invited Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney to make a rare second appearance Tuesday before both the House and Senate. Swinney spoke at the Legislature's joint assembly. Swinney told South Carolina lawmakers they don't have to like each other all the time, but they need to...
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