Greenville locked up a spot in the USL League One championship last week. Now, it sits just two favorable outcomes away from finishing the regular season atop the standings and hosting the final.
Clemson University announced it would furlough employees starting Sept. 1 as it expects to lose $120 million to $180 million from coronavirus impacts. Athletics staff will take a 10 percent pay cut.
College football players have suggested a players association could have helped prevent the mess the sport is in with wide widespread health and safety concerns related to the coronavirus.
Positive test results and cases of coronavirus per 100,000 remain "high" in Greenville County by state health standards but both metrics have come down in recent weeks.
Mostly forgotten in conversations about staging a fall football season are small business owners, many of whom depend on increased traffic on football Saturdays. That's especially true in Clemson, a sleepy, rural town of about 17,500 blanketed with the orange paw coach Dabo Swinney's team has turned into a national symbol.