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#Gamecocks-#Clemson rivalry halted by SEC’s modified schedule

The SEC has approved a 10-game, conference-only football schedule that effectively halts the South Carolina-Clemson football rivalry for the first time since 1908. The South Carolina-Clemson Game is the second-longest consecutively played rivalry behind Minnesota-Wisconsin (113), and the longest running rivalry between non-conference opponents. Heading into today‚Äôs meeting of SEC presidents and chancellors, there was …

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Jerome Singleton joins SportsTalk to discuss SCHSL’s fall sports calendar (AUDIO)

Jerome Singleton, executive director for the South Carolina High School League, joined SportsTalk, Wednesday, to share details on the fall sports calendar proposal approved today by the SCHSL’s executive committee. The proposal, which calls for seven regular season games, sets Week 1 for September 11th. Under this proposal, the playoffs would begin October 30th and …

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Governor Jim Hodges joins SportsTalk (AUDIO)

Governor Jim Hodges served in South Carolina’s highest executive position from 1999-2003 and in the state’s House of Representatives from 1986-1997. Hodges joined SportsTalk to discuss the role, if any, state governments should play in ensuring state rivals meet on the field of play, why there is no law in place obligating Clemson and South …

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SCHSL Executive Director Jerome Singleton on SportsTalk (AUDIO)

Jerome Singleton, Executive Director to the South Carolina High School League, joined SportsTalk, Monday, to discuss the potential impact of COVID-19 to the fall sports calendar. Singleton also addressed the specific role the SCHSL will play in determining how member schools will proceed, the timeframe for the next meeting of the executive committee including what …

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Beadle shares his reasons for committing to #Clemson on SportsTalk (AUDIO)

Cardinal-Newman guard Joshua Beadle joined SportsTalk, Monday, to discuss his recent commitment to Clemson. Beadle shared his experiences with Brad Brownell through the recruiting process and how important that relationship was in his decision to commit to the Tigers. Beadle chose Clemson over Wake Forest, Furman, College of Charleston and VCU. Beadle plays both backcourt …

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Swinney addresses Pearman incident, Sikes sit-in and other concerns raised by former #Clemson players

Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney released a video Monday, addressing concerns raised by former players via Twitter including a 2017 incident that occurred between former tight end D.J. Greenlee and his position coach, Danny Pearman. In the video, Swinney details his recollection of the incident and says that it was handled “head on” at …

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Muschamp talks new offense, Mike Bobo, COVID-19 and future of #Gamecocks football with SportsTalk (AUDIO)

South Carolina Gamecocks head football coach Will Muschamp joined SportsTalk, Tuesday, to discuss a number of subjects including the voluntary pay cuts announced by the university, offensive coordinator Mike Bobo’s impressions of the quarterback position and when his team may be able to report to campus. Muschamp also discussed the depth along the offensive line, …

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#Gamecocks baseball coach Kingston talks roster expansion, scouting for talent and MLB draft with SportsTalk (AUDIO)

South Carolina head baseball coach Mark Kingston joined SportsTalk, Wednesday, to discuss a number of topics including what effect the Major League Baseball draft will have on his club’s roster, extending eligibility for spring sports and what he looks for in a player when scouting for future Gamecocks.

Brent Thompson talks #TheCitadel football and favorite Charleston restaurants with SportsTalk (AUDIO)

Brent Thompson, head football coach for The Citadel, joined SportsTalk, Friday, to discuss what he saw from the Bulldogs during spring practice and what he expects from his team when they take the field this fall. Thompson also explains why his club found itself in so many close contests, lists his favorite local restaurants and …

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Brownell talks highs, lows and future of #Clemson hoops with SportsTalk (AUDIO)

Clemson’s Brad Brownell joined SportsTalk, Thursday, to look back on the 2019-2020 basketball season and how the incoming freshmen can bolster the foundation laid by a returning nucleus that will include forward Aamir Simms. The Tigers finished 16-15 and would have missed the NCAA tournament, but count wins over Duke, Louisville and Florida State among …

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Dawn Staley agrees with polls: #Gamecocks are no. 1 (AUDIO)

South Carolina’s Dawn Staley, one of four finalists for the Naismith women’s basketball coach of the year, joined SportsTalk, Thursday, to discuss what made her team so special and if they deserve to be recognized as national champions despite the cancellation of the NCAA tournament. The Gamecocks finished 32-1 and cleaned out the SEC, going …

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#Clemson fends off Miami 69-64, reaches #ACC quarterfinals (AUDIO)

Clemson fought off a last-minute rally to advance past Miami 69-64, and into the ACC quarterfinals in Greensboro, NC, Wednesday. John Newman III’s breakaway layup had seemingly put a bow on Clemson’s victory, giving the Tigers a 10-point lead with less than a minute remaining. But an offensive rebound and two turnovers breathed new life …

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