Gamecock Football is Back: University officials, students gear up for first home game

Normally, about 80,000 fans would be packing into Williams-Brice Stadium for a game, but not in this new normal.

Pac-12 to kick off 7-game football season in early November

  Lake View at Green Sea Floyds featured as week one Extra Point Game of the Week

  CCU linebacker Silas Kelly named Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week

Gamecocks picked to finish 5th in SEC East, feature 3 All-SEC selections

Host of Grand Strand and Pee Dee football teams included in preseason state rankings

‘We are excited’; Panthers ready to have fans at games after N.C. governor’s announcement

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Muschamp ‘excited’ to play under the lights on Saturday

Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin form new NASCAR team, sign Bubba Wallace

Christian McCaffrey to have a MRI on Monday

Brady, Fournette lead Bucs over Panthers 31-17

Tigers blank The Citadel in 49-0 rout

Tigers ready to play in front of home crowd Saturday vs. The Citadel

Chanticleers roll past Camels, 43-21, in home opener

The win pushes Coastal to 2-0 to start the season, their best start since 2016.

  'We’re electric’: Fans, students get excited for Coastal Carolina home opener despite COVID-19

After uncertainty over if fans would be allowed at games this season, students at Coastal Carolina are ready for the Chanticleer’s home opener.

CCU issues fan guidelines ahead of football home opener vs. Campbell

The Chanticleers' home opener will also be nationally televised.

Gamecock alumna A’ja Wilson named 2020 WNBA MVP

One of 10 Gamecocks to play in the WNBA since 1999, Wilson is the first to earn league MVP honors. The recognition in her third season follows 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year honors and WNBA All-Star selections in 2018 and 2019.

Five Gamecocks on All-SEC Preseason football team

Gamecocks name Collin Hill starting quarterback for season opener

  Chants looking forward to being in national spotlight once again

Tickets for CCU’s home football opener on sale

Aces’ Wilson named AP WNBA Player of the Year

CCU’s McCall one of eight finalists for ‘Manning Award Quarterback of the Week’

  Florence mayor officially announces new baseball stadium, Red Wolves partnership

The city of Florence will be expanding its Parks and Recreation Department as Mayor Stephen Wukela announced a new baseball and track complex.

CCU’s home opener against Campbell to be aired on ESPN

The Coastal Carolina football home opener versus the Campbell Fighting Camels will be nationally televised live on ESPN. Kickoff has been moved to 7:30 p.m. ET.

CCU QB Grayson McCall named to Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award’s Great 8 List

Making his first career start, the redshirt freshman accounted for five touchdowns — three passing and two rushing — to lead the Chanticleers to a 38-23 season-opening road win at Kansas on Sept. 12.

Jacobs runs for 3 TDs as Raiders hold off Panthers 34-30

A pair of Grand Strand natives were in action for the Raiders.

Clemson remains No. 1 in latest AP poll

The poll was also highlighted by teams from the Sun Belt Conference.

McCall shines in first career start, leads Chants to second consecutive victory over Kansas

In the last game of the night during week two, the Chants capitalized on three first half turnovers by the Jayhawks to build a 28-3 halftime lead en route to a 38-23 victory.

Lawrence shines in opener, leads Clemson to 37-13 win over Wake Forest

Trevor Lawrence throws for 351 yards and runs for two scores in Clemson's first win of the year.

Clemson ready for ‘the opener’ when they face Wake Forest on the road

Clemson’s season opener will take place in what will likely be a less than hostile environment Saturday when they travel to face the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on the road.

  Conway native Bryan Edwards looking forward to starting NFL career in Carolinas

Former Conway Tiger and South Carolina Gamecock receiver Bryan Edwards is on the brink of making his NFL debut right here in the Carolinas on Sunday.

Clemson Athletics reports 24 positive results in latest round of COVID-19 tests

Of those 24 positive results, 19 were student-athletes and five were staff members.

Clemson unveils ‘UNITY’ design created by student-athletes in hopes of invoking social change

The Tigers have created a “UNITY” design in hopes of influencing fans and other schools to embrace diversity.

UofSC to add large Gamecock sculpture at Williams-Brice Stadium

The University of South Carolina is adding a new Gamecock sculpture near Williams-Brice Stadium.

City of Florence set to announce new sports complex, baseball stadium

An official announcement from the city is expected on Monday.

  Gameplanning during pandemic presents new challenges for CCU

CCU head coach Jamey Chadwell said it’ll be tough to gauge what to expect personnel-wise until the ball is kicked off Saturday night.

‘Why can’t they play?’: Ohio State head football coach demands answers from Big Ten as other conferences start season

Coach Ryan Day called out the Big Ten’s lack of communication, saying the stream of information given out since the decision to postpone the season has been “disappointing and often unclear."

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

No first game jitters yet for the Panthers as they prepare for the Raiders

You would think Panthers new head coach Matt Rhule would have a few butterflies in his stomach as he gets ready for his first game as a head coach in the NFL, but coach says he has too many other stuff on his mind to be nervous.

  ‘We’re fired up’: CCU football players, coach grateful to be in game week

There were a lot of questions surrounding this college football season but game week is finally here for the Chanticleers of Coastal Carolina.

Teddy Bridgewater’s comeback from injury inspires children’s books

Teddy Bridgewater’s career in the NFL has been full of ups and downs and has become the inspiration behind a children’s book series. On Tuesday, book number two in the Little Bear Teddy series was release and it is titled “Big Change".

  Grand Strand, Pee Dee football teams prepare for a return of high school sports

For many across the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee, a return to school means a return to sports.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

No more than 5,000 people permitted to attend CCU home football opener

The Chanticleers will welcome back fans for the school’s home football opener against the Campbell Fighting Camels.

Game week for the Carolina Panthers brings excitement and expectations

It was a tough weekend for the Carolina Panthers coaches and front office as they had to cut the roster from 80 to 53. With that business done, there are 6 days until the official start of the Matt Rhule era with the Carolina Panthers as they will host the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday at 1 pm.

CCU alum Dustin Johnson wins Tour Championship, FedEx Cup

Johnson also won The Northern Trust last month and claimed his first FedEx Cup on Monday.

‘We’re glad to be in game week’: CCU coach speaks on Kansas matchup

CCU coach Jamey Chadwell said the Chants have some confidence heading into Saturday's season opener.

  Fans return to Darlington Raceway for 2020 Southern 500

Fans were allowed inside thanks to an exception from the state department of commerce.

2020 Touchstone Energy Bowl canceled

The game was scheduled to take place Dec. 12 in Myrtle Beach.

Former Gamecock Jadeveon Clowney signs with Titans

The team announced it agreed to a one-year deal with Clowney on Sunday.

Brandon Jones completes dramatic late-race pass to win Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 at Darlington

Joe Gibbs Racing’s Jones passes Denny Hamlin and Ross Chastain with two laps remaining to take the victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Race at the Track Too Tough To Tame

Clemson athletics updates latest round of COVID-19 testing

Since June 1, Clemson student-athletes and athletic staff have completed over 2,8000 tests.

Newton humbled after being named Patriots starting QB

He says being chosen as Tom Brady’s successor brought on emotions he has trouble explaining and that he continues to lean on the veterans who played alongside him for guidance

Former Gamecocks head football coach Holtz to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

During Friday’s press briefing, President Donald Trump announced Lou Holtz will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

  State approves in-person attendance for CCU home football opener

The South Carolina Department of Commerce has approved in-person attendance for Coastal Carolina University’s home football opener this month.

Meck Co. health director continues talks with Panthers about fan access at games: ‘We are not there’

There will be no fans allowed at the first home game of the season for the Carolina Panthers, the team announced Monday.

  Number of NASCAR playoff drivers expect Aric Almirola to make noise in postseason

Some huge names enter the NASCAR Playoffs fighting for the Cup Series crown. But after visiting with the field of 16 playoff drivers, one name has come up as an underdog to watch out for.

Conway native, UofSC alum Bryan Edwards honored at Williams-Brice Stadium

The Conway High School alum set school records during his time with the Gamecocks.

Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant named 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year

Morant’s star power was on display from the opening tip of the season.

Premium seating added at Williams-Brice Stadium to enhance gameday experience for fans

In all, the university spent $22.5 million to add premium seating in the stadium for fans.

Gamecocks announce football mini-plans and seat selection details

South Carolina Athletics announced today that the five football games scheduled for Williams-Brice Stadium this fall with limited seating capacity will be split into two mini-packs available exclusively to season ticket purchasers.

CCU home football opener to be broadcast on ESPN3

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Brooks Stadium in Conway on Sept. 18.

  NASCAR hosts virtual media days ahead of Southern 500

It’s almost time to drop the flag on the chase! On Sunday, Darlington Raceway hosts the first race of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs.

Panthers owner Tepper speaks on fans at games, Cam Newton, Richardson statue

Panthers owner David Tepper spoke on several topics including his strong desire to have fans back at games, the decision to release Cam Newton and the removal of the Jerry Richardson statue.

Chase Elliott on the pole for Southern 500 at Darlington

NASCAR awarded the pole to Elliott using its competition-based formula.

Kickoff times announced for 4 games on Gamecocks’ football schedule

Kickoff times for four of South Carolina's football games have been announced.

No fans allowed at Carolina Panthers first home game of 2020

There will be no fans allowed at the first home game of the season for the Carolina Panthers, the team announced Monday.

  ‘We want to make a statement on our campus:’ UofSC football team marches on social justice issues

The University of South Carolina’s football team spoke briefly on campus Monday morning on social justice issues after Head Coach Will Muschamp’s decision to cancel football activities.

Byron wins to reach Cup Series playoffs, knocks out Johnson

Jimmie Johnson’s teammate at Hendrick Motorsports, William Byron, won the race in overtime.

Oakland A’s acquire former Chanticleer Tommy La Stella from Angels

The former Chanticleer was batting .273 this season for the Angels.

Panthers cancel Saturday’s scrimmage, provide no reason why

The team didn’t provide a reason for the cancellation.

SEC announces additional game day guidelines

The Southeastern Conference announced additional game day restrictions to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

SEC to announce 2020 football schedule Monday

After months of changes and uncertainty, the SEC has announced that they will release the 2020 college football schedule Monday at 6 p.m.

‘It’s another pandemic’: Staley shares views on racism in wake of recent boycotts, protests

Over time, Dawn Staley has used her platform to call for social change and racial equality.

Bubba Wallace says racing NASCAR’s final regular-season event is not ’turning away from dark and evil acts’

NASCAR has decided to race its regular-season finale on Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.

Clemson Athletics Receives State Approval on Reduced Capacity Plans For Athletic Facilities

19,000 fans to be allowed in for football games

SCHSL approved to host fall sports with spectators, details guidelines for facilities

The league's guidelines include considerations for football, volleyball and tennis.

Fan guidelines released by UofSC for upcoming football season at Williams-Brice Stadium

The announcement from the university comes a little more than a week after the Southeastern Conference announced its fan safety and health guidelines for member schools regarding fall sports.

Georgia Southern football practice suspended after positive COVID-19 tests

The Georgia Southern University football team has temporarily suspended football practice after positive COVID-19 tests.

East Carolina season opener against Marshall postponed

East Carolina University Athletics Director Jon Gilbert announced today the football game against Marshall on September 12 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium will be postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.