Coach Dawn Staley awaits Olympics, focuses on South Carolina

McMaster: No high school, college football until COVID-19 cases go down

Darlington County School District puts athletic, extracurricular conditioning on hold

Minor League Baseball canceled for 2020 season

Myrtle Beach Pelicans canceling July 3 fireworks celebration due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

  Horry County Schools to suspend athletic conditioning until further notice

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Horry County Schools set to suspend football conditioning

Aynor football team temporarily halts workouts over COVID-19 concerns

SCSU coach Garvin became ‘numb’ to prejudice, seeks societal change

NASCAR set for rare Truck, Xfinity, Cup tripleheader Sunday

Clemson has 14 more football players test positive this week

‘Seniors Last Swing’ double-header taking place Friday at Pelicans Stadium

SCHSL says guidelines for workouts are now required

Teams will be penalized for not following rules

  Over 20 student-athletes test positive for COVID-19 after leaving Myrtle Beach, according to SCHSL

Over a dozen student-athletes who were recently in Myrtle Beach have since tested positive for COVID-19, according to the head of the South Carolina High School League.

Carolina Panthers coach considers kneeling during national anthem

Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule said he is considering kneeling alongside his players during the national anthem this season in support of the movement against racial injustice.

Saints’ Malcolm Jenkins: Football is “nonessential business” during coronavirus

New Orleans Saints player Malcolm Jenkins said football is a “nonessential business” during an interview with CNN on Thursday morning. He stressed he is not comfortable returning to the field with so many uncertainties.

NASCAR releases photo of ‘noose’ found in Bubba Wallace’s garage

Spectators can attend Kentucky Derby 146 under strict guidelines

  Tournaments returns to Ripken Experience under new health safety protocols

  Phase One for high school sports in Horry County kicks off Monday

Clemson athletes, staff testing positive for coronavirus reaches double-digits, official says

  Coast FA players return to soccer fields with new safety protocols during COVID-19

Horry County Schools announces Phase 1 for high school sports

Horry County Schools announced that high school sports will be returning to the field this summer, starting with football.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. elected as first-ballot NASCAR Hall of Famer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been elected as a first-ballot inductee in the 2021 NASCAR Hall of Fame class.

NASCAR moves 2020 All-Star Race from Charlotte to Bristol, Tenn. over COVID-19 concerns

NASCAR is moving their 2020 All-Star Race from Charlotte, N.C. to Bristol, Tenn. due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in North Carolina.

Thousands turn out to Clemson for peaceful ‘March for Change’

The protest was organized by quarterback Trevor Lawrence, running back Darien Rencher, wide receiver Cornell Powell and linebacker Mike Jones Jr.

Descendent of Robert E. Lee applauds NASCAR move

Rev. Robert W. Lee IV admits he was surprised, Wednesday, when NASCAR announced they'd be banning confederate flags at races.

Duke’s Wendell Moore helps lead peaceful rally in Concord

Wendell Moore, along with Marissa Moyer, partnered to organize a peaceful rally at Dorton Park.

  'I’m not going to disobey the law’: Florence Motor Speedway owner told he can’t hold race with fans in the stands

Charlie Powell, the owner of Florence Motor Speedway, feels he’s being singled out after the Florence County Sheriff’s Office informed him he couldn’t have fans in the stands for Saturday’s race.

3 Clemson athletes test positive for COVID-19

2 football players and 1 basketball player test positive

NASCAR bans display of Confederate flag from all events, properties

NASCAR is prohibiting the display of the Confederate flag at all events and properties.

Crews remove statue of former Panthers owner Jerry Richardson due to ‘public safety’

The statue of Carolina Panthers’ founder and former team owner has been removed from the entrance of Bank of America Stadium.

Panthers, Hornets, universities end partnership with security firm after CEO comments

The Carolina Panthers and two universities have canceled partnerships with a North Carolina home security company after the company’s CEO told an activist he should focus on black-on-black crime rather than the George Floyd protests.

Luke Kuechly officially joins Carolina Panthers as pro scout

Recently retired veteran linebacker Luke Kuechly is officially joining the Carolina Panthers as an NFL scout.

Drew Brees takes to social media to apologize for comments on protests

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has taken to social media to apologize for comments he made regarding protests of the National Anthem.

Drew Brees’ comments about kneeling during national anthem anger fellow players

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees said he will continue his stance against players who kneel during the national anthem before NFL games.

CCU football players allowed to return to campus for voluntary workouts on June 8

Coastal Carolina University athletics is activating Phase I of its plan to get athletes back on the field.

'I was shocked’: Gamecocks’ Martin reveals he tested positive for COVID-19 in May

On Tuesday, South Carolina men’s head basketball coach Frank Martin revealed he tested positive for COVID-19 in May.

  Florence Tennis Center begins phased reopening following COVID-19 closure

The Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center has begun its first phase of reopening its facilities.

A very different Coca-Cola 600 for fans and competitors

Today is the 61st running of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but there are no fans in the stands due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NASCAR all alone on motorsports biggest day of racing

The Monaco Grand Prix has been canceled.

Hamlin scores 2nd win of season at rain-shortened Darlington

NASCAR's second race back during the coronavirus pandemic was delayed nearly 90 minutes then stopped with 20 laps remaining because of rain.

Heavy rain puts the brakes on NASCAR Xfinity race at Darlington Raceway

Mother Nature forced NASCAR to postpone the Xfinity race on Tuesday at Darlington Raceway.

Furman University discontinues baseball, men’s lacrosse due to COVID-19 impact

Furman University is discontinuing its baseball and men’s lacrosse programs which is one of many steps the college is taking to address the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Harvick win Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway

Kevin Harvick won NASCAR’s return race, taking the checkered flag at Darlington Raceway 71 days after the series’ last event.

  Fans in Darlington celebrate the return of NASCAR racing

Even though racing fans couldn’t get back into the stands Sunday, many still came out to tailgate the return of racing.

  DCSO works nonstop to make sure Darlington Raceway is secure ahead of NASCAR’s return

The Darlington County sheriff said his office has been working nonstop to make sure Darlington Raceway is secure for race weekend.

NASCAR driver to honor CCU Class of 2020 at Darlington Raceway

NASCAR driver and Coastal Carolina University alum, Brandon Brown, is honoring the school’s graduating class of 2020.

  Final preparations underway as NASCAR revs back up at Darlington Raceway

The checkered flag will be waving on Sunday the Darlington Raceway, but there are several things that will set this NASCAR race apart from those in the past.

  ‘Drastically different’: Drivers, NASCAR teams prepare for first race back under COVID-19 restrictions

Racing returns to Darlington on Sunday for the first NASCAR Cup Series race in nearly two months after it was put to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic.

NASCAR to honor COVID-19 frontline heroes at first race back at Darlington Raceway

NASCAR is dedicating its first race back to healthcare workers who have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 battle.

  Checkered flags appear in the Pee Dee ahead of NASCAR’s return at Darlington Raceway

Race week is in full effect throughout Darlington County ahead of Sunday’s race at Darlington Raceway that signals the restart of NASCAR’s season after a halt due to COVID-19.

CCU sets school record after four teams get NCAA public recognition

Four CCU teams were recognized by the NCAA for Academic Progress Rate excellence earlier this week.

  Myrtle Beach Speedway prepares for possible final lap at end of 2020 season

After 62 years of racing, the 2020 season could be the last for the Myrtle Beach Speedway.

‘We are truly heartbroken’: Florence Red Wolves cancel 2020 summer season due to COVID-19

The Florence Red Wolves won’t be playing ball this summer.

  Social distancing at CCU football games a real possibility, athletic director says

Even though Coastal Carolina University has announced plans to reopen for students to attend in-person classes in the fall of 2020, there are still many questions about what the semester has in store for the Chanticleers.

Darius Rucker to perform National Anthem before race at Darlington Raceway

South Carolina native Darius Rucker is set to perform the national anthem before Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway, according to information from NASCAR.

Carolina Panthers face Super Bowl champs, former head coach in 2020 season

The Carolina Panthers will start their season facing the Las Vegas Raiders at Bank of America Stadium.

LSU grad becomes first female MLB hitting coach

LSU graduate Rachel Balkovec, has become the first-ever female full-time hitting coach in Major League Baseball, or MLB, is using this time to help others.

  NASCAR to return to racing on May 17 at Darlington Raceway

NASCAR announced on Thursday it will start its engines back up, and it will all begin at the Darlington Raceway.

92-year-old gets up from recliner, dances, after hearing grandson is selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in NFL draft

92-year-old gets up from recliner,dances,after hearing grandson is selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in NFL draft

Driver Ryan Newman plans to return to track once NASCAR resumes

NASCAR hasn’t had a race since May 8, and because of the uncertainty of COVID-19, no date has been made as to when the sport will resume.

CCU defensive star signs free agent deal with Jets

Coastal Carolina defense tackle Sterling Johnson has inked a free agent deal with the New York Jets, officials said.

Myrtle Beach Pelicans announce fundraiser for COVID-19 relief

The team is selling new T-shirts, with proceeds helping those impacted in the Grand Strand.

SC Tourism Leader: Darlington will host spring NASCAR race

Whenever NASCAR chooses to return, one of its earliest stops will be at Darlington Raceway.

Carolina Panthers choose Derrick Brown in first round of 2020 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SC Tourism Leader: Darlington will host spring NASCAR race

Race could be May 17th

South Carolina High School League spring season canceled

All remaining South Carolina High School League events for 2019-20 school year, to include all spring sports activities, have been canceled.

Fans sue MLB, teams over ticket money, ask for class action

Opening day on March 26 was pushed back until mid-May at the earliest after a national emergency was declared due to the new coronavirus pandemic.

Christian McCaffrey’s ‘22 and You’ initiative now supports repair of life-saving ventilators

Carolina Panthers star running back Christian McCaffrey’s “22 and You” initiative will now support the repair of life-saving ventilators in the Carolinas.

  Mom of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns dies from COVID-19

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 pick out of the University of Kentucky in the 2015 NBA draft.

Report: Christian McCaffrey signs extension with Panthers, becomes highest-paid RB in NFL history

Christian McCaffrey has signed a four-year extension with the Carolina Panthers in a deal that makes him the highest-paid running back in NFL history, according to multiple reports.

NASCAR’s Larson suspended for racial slur in virtual race

Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night when he appeared to lose communication on his headset with his spotter when he used the N-word.

  Myrtle Beach sports tourism takes financial hit amidst COVID-19

It’s been nearly a month since the sports world came to a screeching halt amidst the coronavirus outbreak.

PGA Tour announces rescheduled dates for major golf tournaments

The PGA Tour released a revised scheduled for 2020, which included new dates for three major tournaments that were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Carolina Panthers buy land for new practice facility in SC

Property records show the Carolina Panthers have spent more than $16 million to buy the land for its new practice facility in South Carolina.

  SCHSL hoping for completion of spring sports season, exploring ‘virtual conditioning’ options

League officials with the South Carolina High School League met via conference call Thursday, still working to salvage what remain of the 2020 spring sports regular season and playoffs.

  While some Myrtle Beach golf courses close due to COVID-19, others hope to break even

One of Myrtle Beach’s largest golf management groups announced it’s closing the doors on eight area courses and furloughing the hundreds of employees in the process.

Dawn Staley named AP National Coach of the Year

Despite an abbreviated season, South Carolina head women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley has been named the National Coach of the Year by the Associated Press.

Panthers moving on from QB Cam Newton

QB missed most of last season with injury