The Clemson and South Carolina football programs do a great job of honoring veterans on Military Appreciation Day with the Tigers set for another ceremony Saturday. And let’s appreciate the sacrifice of people like Wilbur Creighton Jr., a former Clemson student who left school for World War II duty at D-Day and in Okinawa
Gene Sapakoff column: The ACC in the midst of perhaps its best football season ever but should have intervened right away in the Clemson-Florida State COVID argument.
Editor’s note: This is the 29th installment in a serialized history of Charleston to commemorate the city’s 350th anniversary.
Gene Sapakoff column: College football (and fans) must make some fourth-quarter adjustments to get the 2020 season over the goal-line.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney has a merry band of analysts that help the Tigers win games (and steal opponents' signs); South Carolina coach Will Muschamp thought "more is not always better" and the Gamecocks suffered for it.
When historians chronicle the 2020 War on Thanksgiving, they will note the conflict was started — appropriately enough — by a bunch of turkeys.
So, the South Carolina Public Service Commission invited Dominion Energy customers to tee off on the utility’s proposed rate increase last week.
Gene Sapakoff column: The path to a successful South Carolina football head coach search includes candidates from the talent-rich Midwest, outside-the-box diversity thinking and Jamey Chadwell.
Gene Sapakoff column: Not many SEC athletic directors get a second chance to hire a head football coach if the first one is fired. Hopefully, South Carolina's Ray Tanner learned something from the Will Muschamp experience.
Sapakoff: Dustin Johnson's record-breaking 2020 Masters victory was a tale of brotherly love also starring Austin Johnson
Dustin Johnson, a Columbia native who played golf at Coastal Carolina, won his first Masters and second major championship on Sunday at Augusta National.
Editor’s note: This is the 28th installment in a serialized history of Charleston to commemorate the city’s 350th anniversary.
Gene Sapakoff column: Dustin Johnson and Coastal Carolina football and Ike's Pond and Eisenhower's halfback days at Army were just part of a College GameDay-Masters mix that went together like iced tea and lemonade
Imagine the full Broadway cast of “The Lion King” showing up in your backyard for a matinee performance. Being at the 2020 Masters might be the greatest, oddest, coolest on-site observation opportunity in the history of major sports. The saddest, too.
As the Democratic presidential primary cranked up last year, the national political reporters often called the Rev. Joseph Darby for his take on South Carolina.
Tiger Woods fielded questions this week about whether or not he could contend for another Masters green jacket. Woods, 43, answered with a first-round 68, tying his best score for a Thursday at Augusta.
The iconic Bill Murray bit from "Caddyshack" refers to the "normally reserved Augusta crowd going wild" but not in November of 2020 at a very different Masters.
Gene Sapakoff column: Columbia native and former Coastal Carolina golfer Dustin Johnson's No. 1 status, Masters experiences and low-key temperament might line up for a 2020 win at Augusta National
Gene Sapakoff column: Charleston's Mark Cumins runs the most popular restaurant in Augusta during a typical Masters week in April. But with no fans around for a COVID-19 delayed Masters, this week is anything but typical for Cumins and other local businesses.
Editor’s note: This is the 27th installment in a serialized history of Charleston to commemorate the city’s 350th anniversary.
Clemson and Notre Dame tangled in a top five showdown Saturday night and it probably won't be their first meeting of the season
There are plenty of games within the game as No. 1 Clemson plays at No. 4 Notre Dame on Saturday night in the biggest game of the college football season.
We’re gonna get through this. It’s a period of history that our grandchildren will read about and share faint recall at family reunions.
Gene Sapakoff column: Nolan Turner signed with Clemson with only one other FBS scholarship offer, from Alabama-Birmingham in his hometown. But head coach Dabo Swinney says he's the best safety the program has had in 18 years. Turner can show why in a Saturday night showdown at Notre Dame, where Kyle Hamilton might be the best safety in the country.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson? Easy pick; Coastal Carolina? A national surprise; The Citadel? Halfway through a 2020-2021 marathon; South Carolina? A Texas-sized opportunity just ahead
On Monday, King Street businesses were boarding up their windows because they feared riots would follow the election … no matter who won.
Gene Sapakoff: It's not all about flashy necklaces for Clemson freshman quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei; the Bible verses on his beloved wristbands will help keep him focused for the No. 1-ranked Tigers' big game at Notre Dame.
As convenient as my drive-thru ballot drop was, it almost felt too easy. I hope we never take this privilege lightly. Never feel like your vote doesn’t matter. It’s your voice, your vote expressing your personal preferences.
Editor’s note: This is the 26th installment in a serialized history of Charleston to commemorate the city’s 350th anniversary.
Gene Sapakoff: No. 1 Clemson minus its All-Planet quarterback rallied from 18 points down against Boston College at Death Valley, proving depth and adding intrigue to next week's showdown at Notre Dame.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson and Boston College will play for the O'Rourke-McFadden Trophy, honoring players from the team's meeting in the 1940 Cotton Bowl. Better to rename the trophy for Lou Montgomery, a star running back on that BC team who was barred from playing in the Cotton Bowl.
You can help preserve South Carolina's history by visiting the Historical Society's museum in the Fireproof Building.
Gene Sapakoff column: Trevor Lawrence fired a shot across the New York Jets' fragile bow Tuesday when he said he might return to Clemson for a senior season. Real threat or not, the NFL needs an NBA-style draft lottery and Lawrence might have the star power to force the issue.
If there’s one thing — and it may be the only thing — everyone can agree on, it’s that we’re all sick of this coronavirus.
With its 2020 tournament pushed from April into football season by the coronavirus, the Masters has added a tweak for Saturday, Nov. 14
Gene Sapakoff column: It's complicated, it's a longshot, it's spectacular for Coastal Carolina to be in a position to dream about a New Year's Six bowl game.
Does the thought of spending a couple of hours in a car on a road trip put you in a bad mood? Does the very idea of watching trees and other cars zoom by put you in a trance?
Editor’s note: This is the 25th installment in a serialized history of Charleston to commemorate the city’s 350th anniversary.
Gene Sapakoff column: Clemson's performance Saturday might not have worked against Alabama or Ohio State but it was enough to zap Syracuse's second-half momentum and force a depleted Tigers team to get better.
Gene Sapakoff column: Members of Charleston's 1955 Cannon Street All-Stars spoke at Newberry College this week at a diversity program showcasing their plight as a Little League champion denied the chance to compete in local, state and regional tournaments
Gene Sapakoff column: Here's what might happen if the best college football team played one of the worst (and worst-run) NFL teams in years. For Trevor Lawrence's sake.
Gene Sapakoff column: Back-to-back games against Auburn and LSU once looked treacherous for South Carolina, now with a chance for a rare season sweep against teams with Tigers nicknames.
Gene Sapakoff column: No. 15 Auburn and quarterback Bo Nix found out Saturday what happens when you try and pick on South Carolina's 'elite' cornerback Jaycee Horn
Gene Sapakoff column: Joe Hamilton, who went from tiny Alvin, S.C., to stardom and Heisman Trophy contention at Georgia Tech in 1999, has his own Atlanta radio show and isn't bitter about being ahead of his time as an NFL quarterback.
Gene Sapakoff column: It's not just your imagination, Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Travis Etienne are the best combo package in college football history and Heisman Trophy voters might add emphasis