Clemson is more than halfway through its 2019 spring practice. Highlights include Trevor Lawrence's leadership and confidence, an eager vibe coming off a national title and newcomers Tyler Davis, Frank Ladson Jr. and Joseph Ngata.
A group of 41 Mount Pleasant residents spent more than a year painstakingly crafting a new road map for the town’s future. And now: All that work for nothing.
Surely, other father and son scenes play out all over Mount Pleasant on a sunny Saturday morning in March. Boats slide off trailers into brackish water. Batting cages fill with tattered baseballs. Fairways glisten with dew as thick as follow-through advice.
Our annual mass alien abduction, aka Daylight Saving Time, remains a target of politician. But not changing our clocks is more complicated than it sounds.
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney wasn't happy with his high-powered offense after the Tigers' first full scrimmage of spring; and Alabama head coach Nick Saban has paid off his Florida dinner bet with Swinney, who is now 2-2 in meal wagers with Saban.
Head coach Dabo Swinney and his Clemson football team benefit from rare coaching staff stability: no changes since the national championship game victory in January.
From the parking lot of a West Ashley strip mall store front, there are distinct sounds that cause a slight pause and a curious glance. The sign above says Grit Box Fitness. The sound emanating from the open door includes rope skipping, the thud of punches striking a heavy bag and music from…
Gene Sapakoff column: Jadeveon Clowney, A'ja Wilson, Michael Roth, those are locks; and more deserving Gamecocks for jersey retirement between 2020 and 2024.
9th Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson wants violent repeat offenders off the street, but state courts keep letting them go
Clemson's Power Rangers defensive line has departed but an all new starting group still gets leadership and tips from Christian Wilkins, Dexter Lawrence, Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant
A crew of North Charleston firefighters and EMTs were training on the department’s fire boat in the Ashley River last Friday.
Punting was one of the few areas where opponents had an edge over national champion Clemson in 2018, but head coach Dabo Swinney sees improvement in Will Spiers
Clemson's star quarterback Trevor Lawrence has to limit his public appearances but has added leadership to his post-national championship game resume.
TJ Hopkins missed most of South Carolina's 2018 season with back and hand injuries but has bounced back in a big way this year. The senior from Summerville homered in each of three games against Clemson and led the Gamecocks to a series win.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson's loaded offense might shatter records in 2019, including a new mark for legitimate Heisman Trophy candidates on the same team.
If you want to know how not to run an election, just take a drive up the interstate. Because North Carolina is putting on a clinic.
Clemson deals with No. 1 hype in the opening days of spring practice, and newcomer Frank Ladson is already dazzling coaches with his wide receiver skills
As Clemson opens 2019 spring football practice, head coach Dabo Swinney is looking for leaders. And says quarterback Trevor Lawrence isn't No. 1. Yet.
State officials offered an update on the Legislature’s ambitious plan to improve schools last week, and it was … educational.
J.C. Strickland came to Charleston as a young watch and clockmaker in 1964 with a wife and three children. Since then, he's been marking time for Lowcountry customers.
Gene Sapakoff column: The most competitive, controversial, bittersweet quarterback battle possible will help South Carolina have a better season in 2019.
Well, this is embarrassing. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation says only 34 percent of South Carolina residents can pass an abbreviated version of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services test.
Gene Sapakoff column: It looks good for Wofford and Furman, hopeful for the College of Charleston and Clemson, iffy for South Carolina — projecting NCAA Tournament chances for Palmetto State teams
Gene Sapakoff column: Alabama football fans, leading on a theory grounded in Dabo Swinney’s Pelham, Ala., boyhood and his life-changing stint as a walk-on wide receiver who helped Alabama win the 1992 national championship, believe he will someday replace Nick Saban as head coach. Here is the only scenario where that happens.
Some people will say anything during a courtship to get what they want — and you know how that usually turns out.
Gene Sapakoff column: Spanish-language radio networks for South Carolina and Clemson athletics? Run by Spanish majors? Gamecocks basketball coach Frank Martin loves the idea, and so does the a rep from the Spanish Department at Clemson
As a local and longtime Lowcountry resident, I’m as guilty as the next of not appreciating all the historical parts of Charleston that attract visitors from all over the world. Sure, I’ve taken friends and relatives on a carriage ride and stopped at a couple of the gardens. The boat ride to …
Gene Sapakoff column: South Carolina AD Ray Tanner thinks star women's basketball coach Dawn Staley will make a great athletic administrator some day but she has no interest — for now
An audience at the Mount Pleasant library listens silently as three men calmly talk about violence, the crimes they’ve committed, the drugs they’ve sold — and the reason they quit.
Dabo Swinney says it's possible three Clemson players suspended after failing drug tests before the Cotton Bowl may have mistakenly received the banned performance-enhancing drug from the school.
Steve Spurrier, primed for his Alliance of American Football debut with the Orlando Apollos on Saturday night, talks about the current state of the South Carolina Gamecocks, Clemson's Dabo Swinney and Alabama's Nick Saban, among other subjects.
Gene Sapakoff column: Back in his element on a football field at 73, former South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier has the Orlando Apollos ready for their AAF opener Saturday night on CBS.
Decorated soldier Isaac Woodard was wrongfully arrested, beaten and had his eyes gouged out by a South Carolina police chief in 1946. Now, 'it's time to right this wrong.'
Gene Sapakoff column: The struggling NBA is about to get some South Carolina relief with college stars and Palmetto State high school products Zion Williamson and Ja Morant at the top of the 2019 NBA draft
Some Charleston Republicans feared their Black History Month Celebration was doomed when Ben Carson dropped out.
So much of our conversation these days is delivered through text and tweets. Abbreviations allow even additional short-cuts by which we express a reaction such as LOL (laugh out loud) or an admonition such as TMI (too much information).
A few weeks ago, a Columbia anti-abortion activist sat in a legislative hearing and claimed the Bible says women aren’t fit for public office.
Gene Sapakoff column: Tracy White, Charleston native and Timberland High School graduate, started for the New England Patriots in a Super Bowl XLVI. He knows that, along with having Tom Brady at quarterback, the secret to Bill Belichick’s success is in the tiny details of teamwork.
Brady and Belichick vs. the Los Angeles Rams' young guns aren't the only things to get excited about going into Sunday night's Super Bowl LIII. There's also crazy (leaked) commercials, Gladys Knight, Adam Levine and more South Carolina help for the New England Patriots.