How did Ryan Newman survive such a crash? Former Daytona 500 winner talks lifesaving safety changes

CCU baseball coach Gilmore has a form of liver cancer, according to university

CCU’s Williams named ESPNW’s National Player of the Week

Frank Martin responds to NCAA notice of allegations

Ripley’s Aquarium to host inaugural Penguin Dash 5K

CCU’s Williams scores record-setting 51 points in win over Troy

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Gamecocks capture their first win vs. UConn in program history

Gamecock fan celebrates remission of cancer ahead of big game

Gamecocks stay at No. 1 in AP Top 25, UConn slides to No. 5

  CCU football focusing on consistency during early spring practice period

Coker lacrosse honors fallen teammate during season opener

Gilmore named AP Defensive Player of the Year

Initial test reveal Chants’ Gilmore has possible liver cancer, CCU says

With rumors circulating about the health of one of pillars of Coastal Carolina University athletics, officials issued a update into the condition of head baseball coach Gary Gilmore.

Carolina Panthers and Greg Olsen mutually agree to part ways after nine seasons

The Carolina Panthers announced Thursday that they have mutually agreed to part ways with tight end Greg Olsen.

John Andretti, longtime NASCAR, IndyCar driver, dies at 56 after battle with cancer

John Andretti, a longtime NASCAR and IndyCar driver, has passed away at age 56 after a long battle with colon cancer.

VIDEO: Grand Strand pays tribute to NBA icon Kobe Bryant

The tragic death of NBA icon Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven others continues to reverberate around the world.

  'It stills feels so unreal’: Former Myrtle Beach player pays tribute to Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant

Petition launched to feature Kobe Bryant on NBA logo

  Myrtle Beach community remembers Kobe Bryant’s 1995 Beach Ball Classic performance

  CCU baseball leaning on bunting, ‘small ball’ offense for runs in 2020

After LSU fan starts GoFundMe to buy Clemson mascot new outfit, money raised will be used to save wild tigers worldwide

Green Sea Floyds football coach stepping down after back-to-back state titles

Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey giving Super Bowl tickets to decorated Marine

Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey is giving a Marine of 30 years a trip to Miami to enjoy a full Super Bowl experience.

  'Winter Bump’ brings spike to Myrtle Beach sports tourism off season

While beach goers and vacationers keep hotels and restaurants busy during the summer tourist season along the coast, sports tourism continues to grow during the quieter winter months.

Coastal Carolina Drops Close Game to Arkansas State

Chanticleers blow 8 point lead in the last 8 minutes

Report: Recently retired Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has considered coaching

NFL Network reporter Mike Garafolo reported on “Good Morning Football” Saturday that the former Carolina Panthers linebacker has considered going into coaching or working as a consultant for an NFL team.

New Orleans police issue simple battery warrant for Odell Beckham Jr.

The New Orleans Police Department said it has obtained an arrest warrant for simple battery after Odell Beckham Jr. was seen in a video making contact with a security guard.

Gamecocks stun Kentucky with buzzer-beater finish

It’s the Wildcats’ first SEC loss of the season.

UofSC WBB Coach Staley reacts to her team’s No. 1 spot in AP poll

Carolina embraces its spot on top.

Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly announces retirement from NFL

In a tweet from Panthers Twitter account, Kuechly revealed his decision to retire in a heartfelt announcement.

Odell Beckham Jr. seen handing wads of cash to LSU players following National Championship football game (video)

College athletes currently do not get paid for playing sports, but that didn’t stop Odell Beckham Jr. from dishing out what appeared to be his own money.

LSU defeats Clemson for National Championship

No. 1 LSU won its fourth national championship Monday, ending No. 3 Clemson’s 29-game winning streak with a 42-25 victory in the title game.

Clemson, LSU to battle it out for College Football Playoff National Championship

On Monday night, the wait to play comes to an end as the Tigers battle it out for college football’s ultimate prize.

  Grand Strand Clemson superfan shows off memorabilia ahead of National Championship showdown

Clemson fans around the Grand Strand are ready for another national championship game and the possibility of winning a 30th straight game.

Dabo Dynasty: Clemson can join elite company with win vs LSU

Tigers face LSU for title on Monday night

LSU, Clemson motivated by the opportunity to play for national championship in New Orleans

Playing for a national championship could be all the reason an athlete needs to get fired for a game like the one LSU and Clemson will play on Monday in the Superdome.

Clemson players meet teen battling leukemia at National Championship game

When Clemson took the floor at Media Day, you couldn’t help put notice some of the players talking to a teenager in the front row.

Hippolyte Leads Coastal Carolina Past UTA

Chanticleers improve to 11-7

Clemson, LSU enjoy Media Day ahead of national title game

Players from both Clemson and LSU were asked about practicing everything from Monday’s big matchup to Tony the Tiger. For many of the players, they’re simply just ready to play.

  Golf course designer Pete Dye, responsible for Grand Strand’s Dye Club, dies at 94

The man responsible for some of the world’s most popular golf courses, including The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort, has died at the age of 94.

Panthers finalizing deal with Matt Rhule as new head coach, reports say

Baylor coach Matt Rhule is finalizing a deal to become the next coach of the Carolina Panthers, sources told Yahoo Sports.

NFL Network report: Dallas Cowboys hire Mike McCarthy as new head coach

Calling it a “done deal,” an NFL Network reporter says Mike McCarthy has signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys to be their new head coach.

Jones Scores 23 as CCU Rallies Past Georgia State

Coastal moves to 2-2 in Sun Belt play.

  Winter softball tournaments bring millions in revenue to Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach sports tourism season is starting off 2020 with a home run.

Mother of Clemson RB Travis Etienne says LSU fans have been sending threats

Family members of two Clemson football players have taken to Twitter to vent their frustrations surrounding threatening messages they’ve received.

Redskins fire President Bruce Allen, eye Ron Rivera to coach

Washington Redskins team president Bruce Allen has been fired after a tumultuous and loss-filled decade with the NFL team once coached by his father.

Clemson secures spot in national title game with 29-23 Fiesta Bowl win over Ohio State

The Tigers overcame a 16-0 lead to make their fourth national championship appearance in the last five years.

  Another year, another College Football Playoff game for the Clemson Tigers and their fans

The winner of the Fiesta Bowl will play the winner of the Peach Bowl for the National Championship trophy.

  Cornhole tourney brings boost to Myrtle Beach sports tourism in off-season

Back and bigger than before, Myrtle Beach welcomes hundreds of visitors for a unique sporting spectacle.

  Beach Ball Classic returns to Myrtle Beach for 39th year

Serving as an early season litmus test for some of the nation's best high school basketball coaches and players, the Beach Ball Classic returns to Myrtle Beach for the 39th season.

Cam Newton named 2019 Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee

The Carolina Panthers have selected star quarterback Cam Newton as their nominee for the 2019 Walter Payton Man of the Year award.

Oxford native and ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff dies after pneumonia battle

ESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff has died.

‘Keep Cam in Carolina’; Panthers fans put up billboards in Charlotte to support Cam Newton

There’s been a lot of speculation about Cam Newton’s future with the Carolina Panthers.

Burton, Jones Lead CCU Past South Alabama

Chants record first Sun Belt win

SC university raises over $25k in donations for basketball coach in ICU after pregame stroke

Coker University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jarred Merrill is still in ICU after suffering a stroke in the team’s locker room before a game against the College of Charleston on December 8. The school took to Twitter this week to update the coach’s condition.

  ‘Our region is like the SEC’: 4A teams react to proposed high school football realignment

The latest region realignment proposal from the South Carolina High School League is making waves in Horry and Florence counties.

Junior Johnson, NASCAR Hall of Famer and former moonshiner, dies at 88

NASCAR Hall of Famer and former moonshiner Junior Johnson has died at the age of 88, according to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

  CresCom Bank Tournament gives girls basketball teams early season challenge

Fifty-six girls basketball teams from as far as California got an early-season litmus test on how they stack up with some of the nation’s best.

  ‘It’s just a dream come true’: Myrtle Beach High quarterback officially signs with UofSC

Myrtle Beach High School's star quarterback made his college commitment official Wednesday morning.

Major League Soccer awards Charlotte with league’s newest team

MLS Commissioner Don Garber joined Panthers owner David Tepper and Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles for the special announcement at the Mint Museum in Uptown Charlotte.

  WMBF Investigates: How are CCU’s football attendance numbers calculated?

Since Coastal Carolina University made the switch to the Sun Belt Conference, the university has spent millions on upgrades and reportedly increased its game attendance by thousands, but empty stands remain.

Former CCU baseball star proposes at home plate

G.K. Young made magic in 2016 when he helped the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers baseball team win the school’s first national title.

T.L. Hanna High School legend James “Radio” Kennedy passes away, family confirms

T.L. Hanna High School legend James "Radio" Kennedy has passed away, according to his niece and caregiver Jackie Kennedy.

Myrtle Beach QB named South Carolina’s Mr. Football for 2019

Myrtle Beach High School quarterback Luke Doty was named South Carolina’s Mr. Football during halftime of the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl, North vs. South, on Saturday in Myrtle Beach.

Bojangles’ not returning as title sponsor of 2020 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway

Bojangles’ will not be the sponsor for the 2020 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

  ‘Great group of guys’: HCS recognizes Green Sea Floyds’ state championship team

The Trojans beat Ridge Spring-Monetta, 48-12, in Friday night’s game.

Saints come out on short end of shootout against 49ers

The Saints dropped a heartbreaker in a back and forth shootout with the 49ers in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday.

Record night for Lawrence, Higgins help Tigers blow out Virginia for 5th straight ACC Championship

Clemson set a number of ACC Championship Game records on their way to capturing their fifth straight conference title.

Wren’s offense overpowers Myrtle Beach, claiming first ever 4A state title

Myrtle Beach’s undefeated season is no more. The Seahawks met their match in Saturday’s Class 4A state title game as the Wren Hurricanes tallied over 400 yards off offense in route to a 35-23 victory.

Chapman routs Dillon: Wildcats fall in state championship game for second straight year

For the second consecutive season, the Dillon Wildcats fell short of the ultimate goal.

  Back-to-back: Green Sea Floyds romps Ridge Spring-Monetta to claim 2019 title

On the back of a dominant first half performance, the Green Sea Floyds Trojans smothered the Trojans from Ridge Spring-Monetta 28-6, claiming their second straight SCHSL Class A football title.

Sources: Major League Soccer to announce Charlotte as newest franchise

Sources confirmed to WBTV Thursday that Major League Soccer (MLS) will announce Charlotte as the newest franchise. The announcement is expected to happen on December 17.

  Will Myrtle Beach QB play, four things expected to happen during S.C. championship games

Anything can happen as three teams from around our area gear up for state championship games this weekend in Columbia.

Ron Rivera addresses being fired by Panthers: ‘Get ready for the next chapter’

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that the team has parted ways with Head Coach Ron Rivera after nine seasons, according to a statement released by team owner David Tepper.

  Family, friends remember legendary Coach John McKissick

It was a somber Monday in Summerville where the community came together to pay their final respects to retired Summerville High School Football coach John McKissick.

Two coaches won’t return, one demoted

The first set of changes have come down within the South Carolina Gamecocks football program.

Marable leads Coastal Carolina past Texas State 24-21

Chanticleers end year on a high note.

Gamecocks, No. 3 Tigers battle it out in Palmetto Bowl

South Carolina and No. 3 Clemson meet once again to add another chapter to their rivalry, which dates back to 1896, in hopes of accomplishing their respective goal to win the state.

  Legendary S.C. high school football coach John McKissick passes away

Retired Summerville High School Football Coach John McKissick, who holds the record for the most wins of any football coach at any level, died Thursday morning at 93.

25 people bond out of jail before holidays, thanks to Carolina Panthers Players Impact Committee

Each of them were behind bars for non-violent misdemeanors but could not afford to post bail until David Tepper and the Carolina Panthers donated $100,000 dollars so they could be released.