Breastfeeding may be the best choice for babies, but it isn't always the easy one when mom need to return to work.
On more than one occasion, I’ve told people that the most important class I took in high school just might have been typing. Who knew just how important knowing how to get around a keyboard wo…
OK, folks, today I’m asking for your best Clint Eastwood impression by repeating these words aloud: “A man’s gotta know his limitations.”
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson compares favorably when its 15-0 record is matched up against seven contenders in a Best College Football Season Ever argument.
True story: South Carolina didn’t formally endorse a woman’s right to vote until three weeks before the first man walked on the moon.
One way to start a landscape design, or any design really, is to not get caught up in specifics too soon.
From an annual tax credit worth up to $2,000, to favorable loan rates and downpayment assistance, there are many ways to save on a home purchase in South Carolina.
The recent passing of Southwest Airlines co-founder Herb Kelleher rekindled a flood of memories about the chain-smoking, Wild Turkey-sipping executive and his legendary antics, from his Elvis …
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson offensive co-coordinator Tony Elliott of James Island gets mentioned as a college head coach candidate but might make more sense in the NFL, where the trend is hiring bright, offensive-minded young guys.
And now, Coach Henry “Dabo” McMaster’s inaugural pre-game pep talk to the General Assembly:
Q: I have an 11-month-old American Bully with megaesophagus. He was skin and bones when I got him at 3 months old. The breeder was going to take him to the shelter where they said he would ine…
Gene Sapakoff column: It's not too early to look ahead to New Orleans and Clemson's path to a third College Football Playoff national championship in three seasons.
Some people like being the center of attention and some don’t. Actors, trial attorneys, politicians, musicians, athletes and TV anchors, for example, wouldn’t pursue their careers for the sole…
Nolan Turner had only one other scholarship offer, Alabama-Birmingham; but the Clemson safety in the Tigers' 44-16 national championship game rout of Alabama proved he is far more than just a 'favor' from Dabo Swinney to Turner's late father.
The folks at Nix 526 got a double dose of bad news last week.
Gene Sapakoff column: Meet the new College Football Playoff boss; Clemson rolled the Alabama Crimson Tide on Monday night in Santa Clara and probably isn't done winning national titles
Weather was dreary over the weekend and the secondary ticket market tanked, but College Football Playoff Executive Director Bill Hancock still likes the idea of Santa Clara as the 2019 host site for the national championship game.
Clemson receivers won enough battles for jump balls to beat Alabama in the 2016 national championship game but failed last year in a 24-6 Sugar Bowl loss; "50-50 ball" emphasis is extra-important going into the national title game at Levi's Stadium.
As I was growing up, it was my Dad who often controlled when and what we watched on television. This was also at a time when there was only one TV in the house and in order to turn the channel…
The new year offers another chance to come up with a better plan, to redouble efforts, to try and get personal finances in order while the economy is still in pretty good shape.
There is no scripture verse in the entire Bible that has given marriages more trouble than Ephesians 5:22.
Clemson has enjoyed top-level coaching staff stability; Alabama has six new assistant coaches and has had four offensive coordinators in four years. What gives Monday night in the national championship game?
So 2019 is off to a stellar start — 800,000 federal employees out of work, the stock market on a roller coaster and Nikki Haley lost her Twitter.
The unusual snow that fell a year ago put a classic Lowcountry plant in the spotlight. Sago palms (Cycas revoluta) seemed to be on many gardeners’ (and dog owners’) minds.
The "eclectic" Northern California Clemson Club has been hoping for this for a few years, a Tigers appearance in the College Football Playoff national championship game in Santa Clara. They are rolling out the orange and purple carpets for fellow alums and fans ahead of Monday night's game against Alabama.
Of the 18 Palmetto State-based stocks that are bought and sold on a major exchange, just seven managed to ride into the new year with their heads above water.
Losing Dexter Lawrence to a drug test suspension hurts Clemson beyond his play on the defensive line; the 350-pound junior is part of a Fridge package on offense the Tigers should not abandon.
Many Republicans talk about being the big-tent party, but Larry Kobrovsky is actually planting the stakes.
Alabama in a Sugar Bowl win over Clemson last year made the most of its anger stemming from a national championship loss to the Tigers the season before. It's the Tigers' turn to turn the tables on motivation.
Perennialists believe that you should learn and pass along to your children and others around you those things that are of perennial or continuing importance to all people everywhere.
The game of chess is sort of like the game of golf when it comes to exposing one’s weaknesses, except that with chess there’s no luck involved. None — unless your opponent makes a dumb mistake…
Gene Sapakoff column: The Alabama-Clemson rivalry isn't just the best thing college football has going; it's the best top-level rivalry in college or NFL history.
Gene Sapakoff: Gamecocks football tradition includes bowl results that have been an opposite indicator of the following season 10 of the last 12 times.
The forecast for the new year features more violence, more climate change and more reasons for despair. Could raising better children be part of the solution?
As I attempted to walk through my garage recently, my brain received an urgent but familiar message regarding a possible New Year’s resolution: Why not purge and merge some of this stuff?
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson can upset Alabama in the College Football Playoff national championship game if freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence doesn't take too many hits inside and outside the pocket.
Few people will mourn the passing of 2018, hereafter known as the Year of the Water.
If you’ve read my book, “Thriving Beyond Surviving,” you’ll know that the book expounds on “Faith and the other six F-words I live by.”
Dabo Swinney's big and little touches were all over a masterful 30-3 rout of Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl, from his decision to make Trevor Lawrence the starting quarterback to offering marginal prospect Nolan Turner a scholarship.
It took the Clemson band 16 hours by bus to get from campus to Dallas for the Cotton Bowl while the Notre Dame band arrived by jet, but the trip has been a fun, bonding experience.
Clemson, still ticked off about a 2017 Sugar Bowl loss to Alabama, is under pressure to win a College Football Playoff semifinal game this year. Which is bad news for underdog Notre Dame at the Cotton Bowl.
We always want to balance the risks we are willing to take, with what the patient must endure and the odds of success. The truth is, most outcomes, good or bad, are not completely predictable.
Leo Albano, a Bishop England High School graduate who grew up driving long distances to Clemson bowl games, enjoys a "dream come true" as a Notre Dame player in a College Football Playoff Game vs. his former favorite team.
Happy New Year everybody! One of the realities of getting a bit older is that if one can get through the year with good health and no unforeseen calamities or, better yet, conceivable calamiti…
Gene Sapakoff column: Without star play-caller Chad Morris and with quarterback Deshaun Watson injured, Clemson in a 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl rout of Oklahoma proved an elite program is more than any one coordinator or player and set the tone for an ACC dynasty.
Just when South Carolina begins to look relatively sane compared to other states, the GOP comes along and says “hold my beer.”
Tonight, when we receive the Christmas story like a children’s pageant, young or old or somewhere in the middle, we can still hear the angels sing!
Well, here we are, the day before Christmas and if you haven’t done something by now, does it really need to be done? I’ve said before I would be in favor of lengthening the month of December.…