Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Sports

Sports
Our coverage of the wide world of sports ...
CASH COW PROMOTED The New York Mets promoted minor league outfielder Tim Tebow from the Columbia Fireflies of the low-A South Atlantic League (SAL) to the St. Lucie Mets of the high-A Florida State League (FSL) this weekend. The former Heisman...
XAVIER THOMAS UNINJURED ... One of Clemson University's top football recruits sustained minor injuries during a single car accident in West Virginia.  Xavier Thomas, 17, crashed his new Ford F-150 pickup truck after allegedly swerving to miss a deer. Thomas was alone at...
DRAMA ESCALATES ... Over the weekend we wrote on the escalating war between the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the football program at the University of Mississippi (a.k.a. Ole Miss). Our view?  It certainly seems to be a case of ideologically...
TARGET RICH ENVIRONMENT The University of South Carolina's "unimportant" search for a new baseball coach is underway ... and there’s no shortage of potential targets (including the current head coach at the school’s arch-rival, Clemson University). Monte Lee - who just finished...
SELECTIVE ENFORCEMENT ALLEGED In recent years we've become increasingly frustrated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) - the entity responsible for regulating intercollegiate athletics in the United States.  Actually, our frustration is bigger than that: We believe the broader system...
TIGERS LOOK TO BUILD ON SUCCESS ... Clemson University released its 2017 men's soccer schedule this week - a slate that features eleven home tilts and nine matches against teams that made the NCAA tournament a year ago. Last year's Tiger...

Chad Holbrook Resigns

GAMECOCK BASEBALL COACH IS OUT ... University of South Carolina baseball head coach Chad Holbrook has submitted his resignation after five years at the helm of the Gamecock program - saying the time has come for him to "pursue other...
PRESSURE ON BRAD BROWNELL ... Clemson University’s mens basketball team will participate in the 2017 MetroPCS Orange Bowl Basketball Classic this December. The Tigers' draw?  The University of Florida - which advanced to the Elite Eight in this year's NCAA tournament before...
RICHARD YEARGIN TO MISS 2017 SEASON Clemson University's defending national championship football team has lost one of its defensive players for the upcoming season. Two-year letterman Richard Yeargin - a 6-foot-5, 250-pound redshirt junior from Lauderdale Lakes, Florida - will miss...
GAMECOCK BENCHMARKING ... The University of South Carolina football team is still three months away from kicking off its 2017 football season, but the expectations game is already underway. Head coach Will Muschamp’s 2016 team posted a 6-7 mark during his...