Gene Sapakoff column: Jake Bentley has made gradual progress each season as South Carolina's starting quarterback. Will more of the same be enough in 2019?
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney is back from what he calls a 'life-changing' trip to Italy and France, his first extended trip outside the U.S. And it just might make the two-time national champion a better coach
Cheated out of an expected presidential bid – literally – Mark Sanford says now, a decade later, it might be his moment to hit the trail.
For real, this time.
Gene Sapakoff column: Who are the leading candidates to give Clemson a good fight? And other questions heading into the annual ACC Football Kickoff event
It’s fairly common for me to explore topics here that cause us to pause and remember. Some of that is simply a product of getting older, I suppose. I seem to spend an inordinate amount of time looking in the rear view window, primarily, because, at this point, there’s more behind me than in front.
The SEC Media Days return to Hoover, Ala., for the annual Monday-Thursday gab fest after a one-year stay in Atlanta, but the same question applies to the elephant logo in the room.
Just when he’d reached the peak of his popularity among Republican primary voters, practically assuring himself of another term, our senior senator had to mouth off and sound all reasonable.
Summerville Mayor Wiley Johnson says he won’t seek a second term this year, and that has all of Flowertown talking.
So, when President Donald Trump made Nikki Haley an offer she couldn’t refuse, he may have been settling some family business.
Well, this is just what southwestern Berkeley County needs — another 5,700 homes for volunteer firefighters to protect.
When my mind wanders, and that’s not an occasional happening, I often wonder what makes certain humans do what they do. That train of thought often makes a stop along the tracks when I look at how humans treat animals.
Republicans are already lining up to challenge congressman Joe Cunningham, apoplectic that they lost the 1st District seat last year to a Democrat.
The South Carolina Gamecocks' top 10 wide receivers, starting with a Sterling Sharpe vs. Alshon Jeffery debate and ending with tough cuts
Phil Kornblut recruiting column: The football recruiting period dead period, which commenced last Monday, brought a little peace and quiet to all involved. But there will be some news this week for South Carolina Gamecock fans.
Khris Middleton, a Porter Gaud School graduate, is $178 million richer but turned down a chance to bolt Milwaukee for a bigger NBA market. He explains in an open letter
Gene Sapakoff column: More protective netting is necessary as pitch speed, bat exit velocity and fan distractions increase, and that's not all; pitchers need mandatory extra protection from high school to the majors before someone gets killed.
State Sen. Gerald Malloy recently suggested it’s time for voters to decide whether South Carolina is finally game for casinos.
Nikki Haley was in Jerusalem this week, attending a conference on U.S.-Israel relations, visiting the Western Wall — and polishing her image as a world leader.
Meanwhile, 6,000 miles away, other folks were doing their best to make her one.
Grandmothers do their fair share of running here and there to stay active and connected to their personal lives and to their children’s families. One moment they may be providing a casserole for a church supper and the next hour attending a grandchild’s dance recital or batting tee game.
If Clemson knows how three football players suspended for playoff games came into contact with the performance-enhancing drug ostarine or if the problem was more widespread, it is not saying. And probably will never say.
Some Charleston parents are less than thrilled that the school district asks local clergy to bless its sex education curriculum.
Due to popular demand, and a good bit of peer pressure, there will now be a police officer in every school in the city of Charleston.
What’s the one kitchen appliance that has become the centerpiece to all that is significant to our day-to-day lives? Exactly — the fridge. But while walking through one of the big box stores recently, I realized that what once was merely a necessity to keep stuff cold has now become a multi-…
Gene Sapakoff column: ACC nepotism — as practiced with Clemson football, Duke basketball and Florida State baseball with sons or grandsons playing or coaching for their fathers — is just fine. As long as teams win.
Gene Sapakoff column: Crisis time for college football attendance requires some "Back to the Future" solutions
I spent a fair amount of time watching and listening to World War II vets telling their stories on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. They reminded me about how much I miss being around my father-in-law, who died a few years ago.
On this day, Coretta Scott King was in town to lead yet another march, an event that attracted the network news and The New York Times. King was appeared as a show of solidarity and support for more than 500 workers — most of them poor, nearly all of them black — from the Medical College and the county hospital.
Gene Sapakoff column: The SEC just lifted its ban on beer sales at athletic events and here is how the University of South Carolina, with its unusual trio of off-campus facilities, should move forward.
The folks on Mount Pleasant Town Council may bicker now and then but there are some truths that transcend even political rivalry.
Gene Sapakoff column: On paper, SEC football during its national title win streak was a lot better off in 2009 with the likes of Urban Meyer, Steve Spurrier, Les Miles and Bobby Petrino. But strange things happen to group pictures
Nikki Haley is publishing a new book this fall, and she’s going to Iowa next week — so of course she’s running for president. Right?
Gene Sapakoff column: Jeongeun Lee6 pulled off a Cinderella victory at the 74th U.S. Women's Open but there were six other stars over a remarkable week at the Country Club of Charleston
If confession is good for the soul, then here goes. Even at my age, I eat more food in my car than I care to admit. That’s right, I unwrap a burger or biscuit and shovel those fries, while at times, steering with one knee.
Clemson emails obtained by The Post and Courier via a public records request show how school officials sought to find out how three football players tested positive for the illegal performance-enhancing drug ostarine before the Cotton Bowl.
Gene Sapakoff column: The LPGA Tour, on full display at the U.S. Women's Open in Charleston, has a powerful message for the sport and for young girls but needs the help of the men's tour to grow the game of golf.
The hand-drawn map shows Ansonborough as originally subdivided and laid out to the specifications of Lord Anson.
Charleston City Council members are bound to get some grief from Johns Island residents for allowing 698 new houses to be built there.
Someone asked defending U.S. Women’s Open champ Ariya Jutanugarn about the challenge of playing a major golf tournament at the Country Club of Charleston during this week’s furnace forecast.
Gene Sapakoff column: Catch a rising star at the U.S. Women's Open; Jennifer Kupcho won the 2018 NCAA championship, the 2019 Augusta National Women's Amateur and makes her pro debut in Charleston
A man who applied to oversee South Carolina’s colleges and universities was recently grilled by state officials about his views on … the Confederacy.