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Gene Sapakoff column: Both South Carolina and Clemson answered real or perceived quarterback injury issues Saturday, with the Gamecocks stunning No. 3 Georgia with backup quarterback Dakereon Joyner coming off the bench and the Tigers' Trevor Lawrence having a great game after a week of shoulder questions

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Gene Sapakoff column: The best way for South Carolina football fans to annoy smug Clemson fans? Send postcards from wonderful summer trips impoverished Clemson fans can't afford to take after spending all their money traveling to Santa Clara, Dallas, Phoenix, New Orleans, Tampa and Miami for mere football games these last four years.

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Mike McGee, who died Friday, hired Steve Spurrier, Lou Holtz, Ray Tanner, Curtis Frye, Eddie Fogler and Dave Odom and brought  University of South Carolina athletic department revenue into the modern era. But, strangely, the former athletic director who had more impact on Gamecock sports than anyone is not in the USC Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Gene Sapakoff column: Robert Caslen, the new University of South Carolina president, should know that his promise of ice cream sundaes for victories over Clemson won't be incentive enough to pull off an upset over a Dabo Swinney-led powerhouse that has won five straight against the Gamecocks.

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Gene Sapakoff column: The hypocrisy on display at college football media events this week was not limited to name, image and likeness chatter. It also included talk about the impact of sports gambling on the mental health of athletes and support for a third full-time assistant baseball coach.