Gene Sapakoff column: The Charleys debut was a big hit last year and The Post and Courier's annual awards show is back and packed with stars and fun for April 25.
Brad Brownell's Clemson basketball program peaked in 2018, took a disappointing dip in 2019 and faces an uphill climb in 2020
Gene Sapakoff column: Kyle Stanley has played well in the rain and sunshine this week at the Masters, which bodes well for the former Clemson golfer going into Sunday's final round.
The Augusta National Golf Club, aiming to get ahead of rainy weather and possible thunderstorms forecast for late Sunday afternoon, announced a rare time change for the final round of the Masters.
Gene Sapakoff column: Kevin O'Connell after going from amateur golfer to pro and back to amateur had to pick — potentially make good money on the European Tour or accept a Masters invite but remain an amateur. The choice was easy.
Players love it and if fans have mixed feelings, Augusta National isn't budging from its antiquated but refreshing 'no cell phone' policy
Gene Sapakoff column: Kyle Peters, a caddie from James Island, gets a most unlikely taste of the Masters. Corey Conners, his boss, got the very last invitation last week and briefly held the first-round lead on Thursday.
Gene Sapakoff column: The Masters this week is idling at the intersection of Tiger Woods nostalgia and post-Tiger power golf, the greatest golf talent ever and the young stars he inspired.
Gene Sapakoff column: Is Clemson backup quarterback Chase Brice in an NFL-bound, career-backup Matt Cassel mode? Or more likely to follow a well-worn path blazed by high-profile transfers?
Clemson's spring game was more than present tense; the 2018 national championship seniors and NFL-bound juniors celebrated with a ring ceremony at halftime and the Tigers got another major recruiting commitment.
Clemson won't show much in its annual Orange and White Game but a trained eye can spot a few critical trends going into the defending national champs' 2019 season.
Clemson running back Lyn-J Dixon, despite an outstanding regular season, was held out of the Tigers' 44-16 national championship game victory over Alabama. Which only gives him more motivation going into his sophomore year.
Add two more prominent non-conference games to the loaded Clemson football dance card. Clemson announced Tuesday it has added a home-and-home series with Georgia — a 2032 game in Athens and a 2033 game at Death Valley.
Clemson redshirt sophomore guard Matt Bockhorst, though still best known for feasting at the White House, looks primed for a big season as one of the best backup blockers in college football.
Gene Sapakoff column: The Concussion Legacy Foundation is doing great CTE research work, but needs more brain pledges from football players - the more college football players, the better.
Adam Gorlitsky, a 32-year-old Mount Pleasant man paralyzed in an auto accident, came up short in his Los Angeles Marathon bid last week but plans another marathon try in his ReWalk Exoskeleton.
Gene Sapakoff column: Palmetto State high school products Zion Williamson and Ja Morant were dazzling in the first week of the NCAA Tournament. And what if they both played for non-Big Dance participants South Carolina or Clemson?
Gene Sapakoff column: No. 1 Virginia, one year after a shocking loss to Maryland-Baltimore County, got over the No. 16 hump Friday in Columbia and more; the Cavaliers in the second half showed more flashes of Final Four potential.
Gene Sapakoff column: The most-watched first-round NCAA Tournament game in Columbia will be No. 1 Duke has NBA-bound star Zion Williamson vs. a North Dakota State team representing the "toughness" of a state where cold weather "keeps the riff-raff out"
The intersection of Zion Williamson and NCAA Tournament games in Columbia are part glory, part tragedy. Good genes, a basketball work ethic and a great upbringing are mixed with the drawn out timing of the Palmetto State’s hard conversation on race and politics
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.
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.
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.
Gene Sapakoff column: Jadeveon Clowney, A'ja Wilson, Michael Roth, those are locks; and more deserving Gamecocks for jersey retirement between 2020 and 2024.
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
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.
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.
Gene Sapakoff column: The most competitive, controversial, bittersweet quarterback battle possible will help South Carolina have a better season in 2019.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
Gene Sapakoff column: Bill Murray's favorite team? The pitcher Justin Smoak loves to face? Johnny Damon's World Series-bound workout routine? All part of a Hot Stove Banquet quiz
While most of the Clemson starters and scholarship players are black, 58 of the 74 players in Washington were white, per a travel list Clemson released to The Post and Courier.
Gene Sapakoff column: Rick Barnes, fired at Texas, isn't just the face of SEC basketball improvement, he's one of the great redemption tales in the sport. And No. 1 Tennessee continues to improve.
Clemson and South Carolina have the same Saturdays off during the 2019 football season, which means a sigh of relief comes from potential invited guests who know that no right-minded South Carolinian would schedule a wedding on a day the Gamecocks or Tigers are playing.
Clemson has not tested – and has no plans to test – all members of its newly crowned national championship team for performance enhancing drugs in the wake of ostarine suspensions last month that kept three players out College Football Playoff wins over Notre Dame and Alabama.
Gene Sapakoff column: The College of Charleston basketball team in winning the program’s first NCAA Tournament trip since 1999 also won a target every team in the CAA sees as part of the Cougars' logo. That requires more energy and urgency than displayed so far this season.
Gene Sapakoff column: Don't look now but South Carolina is 5-1 in the SEC, a hint that Frank Martin's Gamecocks might be good enough to erase an awful non-conference start to the season and make the NCAA Tournament.