Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Sports

Sports
TIDE, TIGERS TOP SPORTSWRITERS' LIST ... Clemson University's football team is ranked No. 2 in the nation, according to the preseason Associated Press Top 25 - which was released on Sunday.  The only team ahead of the Tigers?  Defending national...
TIGERS' RECRUITING PROWESS ONCE AGAIN ON DISPLAY ... Clemson University's football team picked up another big commitment this week when it landed star high school cornerback AJ Terrell. A 6-foot-2, 180-pound defensive back out of Atlanta, Georgia, Terrell recently narrowed his top...
CAN GAMECOCKS LAND MATTHEW HILL? One of University of South Carolina head football coach Will Muschamp's biggest offseason coups was keeping four-star wide receiver prospect Bryan Edwards in the garnet and black. Edwards briefly de-committed from South Carolina last year (and considered...

Rio Ratings Remain Low

OLYMPICS NOT DRAWING VIEWERS ...  NBC's primetime coverage of the games of the XXXI Olympiad (a.k.a. Rio 2016) should be through the roof.  After all, the United States is blowing the doors off of the competition - with 86 total...
OBVIOUSLY! The University of South Carolina football team is not suspending its punter, Sean Kelly, after he was arrested outside of a bar in downtown Columbia, S.C. over the weekend. The 22-year-old kicker was charged with disorderly conduct and malicious...

Is Jadeveon Clowney A Bust?

WE'LL FIND OUT THIS YEAR ... It is a make-or-break season for Houston Texans' linebacker Jadeveon Clowney.  The number one pick in the 2014 NFL draft - who was billed as the best defensive player to enter the league since Lawrence...
ORTH, McILWAIN VIE FOR STARTING JOB ... University of South Carolina head football coach Will Muschamp said his team's quarterback situation remains murky after the first week of fall camp. Two signal callers - redshirt senior Perry Orth and true freshman Brandon...

Kenyan Drake Trolls Clemson

"WHERE DO (THE) CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES GO?" Former University of Alabama running back Kenyan Drake is trolling Clemson University's new football facility. The ex-Crimson Tide star - who took a fourth quarter kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown against Clemson in January's national...
RIVER BLUFF ROCKED BY TRAGEDY ... A fourteen-year-old student-athlete at River Bluff High School collapsed and died during a football practice this week. Lewis N. Simpkins, a sophomore at the school, reportedly fell to the ground during drills.  Coaches and trainers performed...
NEW MEMORIAL STADIUM SECURITY MEASURES UNVEILED ...  A month after the University of South Carolina issued its new "clear bag" rule for individuals attending school athletic events, Clemson University has followed suit. Additionally, the school will institute a new "voucher system"...