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Southern Conference coaches peek ahead to the fall (AUDIO)

As we roll into the month of August, SportsTalk is revving up its countdown to the upcoming football season. Recently, the Southern Conference held its annual media day to preview the race for the league title and also honor its top players. Chattanooga is the preseason favorite to win this year’s championship, but it could …

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Former #Clemson QB Deshaun Watson hit with a six-game suspension by the NFL

Retired federal judge Sue Lewis Robinson has found that Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson violated the NFL’s personal conduct policy and has suspended him for six games. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL now has three days to decide on whether to appeal the decision. The league had reportedly been pushing for a full-season suspension …

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SC coaches join #SportsTalk to discuss their mission for charity (AUDIO)

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Shane Beamer, Jamey Chadwell, Josh Conklin, or Dabo Swinney? Football, right? Well, these men are much more evolved than what happens on a Saturday afternoon in October. They also understand that giving back to the community is part of their charge as college …

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MLB Draft 2022: Draftees with South Carolina Ties & Braves Draft Selections (Complete)

With the All-Star break approaching, MLB is providing fans with plenty to talk about as the amateur draft begins. The three-day event began on Sunday and wrapped up on Tuesday. The complete draft of players with South Carolina ties and the selections of the “World Champion” Atlanta Braves can be found below. Round #1: SS- …

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Spencer Strider’s former head coach reveals why he’s having success with the #Braves (AUDIO)

Spencer Strider of the Atlanta Braves is in the running for the National League “Rookie of the Year,” and with the numbers he has posted, could anyone argue with his selection? The former Clemson Tiger is one of four Atlanta pitchers to have recorded 100+ (110) strikeouts thus far this season. He has also compiled …

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David Shelton unveils heart-felt thoughts on 1Team1Cause (AUDIO)

David Shelton has made quite a career out of covering high school sports in our state. However, his latest calling may be the most important. The long-time reporter for the Charleston Post & Courier, along with the High School Sports Report, has turned his focus towards a life-changing project. Shelton has lost two sons to …

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ACC Network and SXM Radio host Mark Packer joins #SportsTalk to discuss conference expansion (AUDIO)

Conference expansion in college athletics is certainly the hot topic this summer. With news of Southern California and UCLA leaving the PAC-12 to join the Big 10, it’s hard to believe that tradition holds any sway in college sports these days. Another league trying to stay above water is the ACC. With rumors swirling that …

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Statewide baseball tournament recap, #CCU has early exit from Sun Belt tourney

The Sun Belt Conference tournament altered its format earlier in the week due to the weather in Montgomery, Alabama. In doing so, it may have put a few bubble teams around the country in jeopardy. On Friday morning, Coastal Carolina fell to sixth-seeded Troy 6-4 in their first (and only) game of the league tournament. …

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Statewide baseball tournament recap, SoCon tourney dealing with weather

The Charleston Southern Buccaneers may be the surprise of the postseason thus far. On Thursday, CSU upset #1-seed Campbell 7-6 at the Big South tournament in High Point, North Carolina. It’s the first time since 2006 that the #1-seed has lost its opening game at the Big South tourney. The fifth-seeded Bucs got three RBIs …

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Statewide baseball tournament recap, Sun Belt alters schedule

As was the case at the SEC tournament, the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament is dealing with weather delays. So much so that the league has been forced to alter its schedule in Montgomery, Alabama. The tournment will now shift to a single-elimination format beginning on Friday. According to the SBC, the decision was made …

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SC Athletic Hall of Fame inducts its newest members (AUDIO)

Despite a severe thunderstorm in Columbia to kick off the work week, the stars were definitely out in the capital city. On Monday, the South Carolina Athletic “Hall of Fame” enshrined not one but two classes into its halls. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there was no induction ceremony last year, so both the 2020 …

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#Gamecocks get SEC tourney bid despite lopsided loss at Florida, 14-5

Florida bashed four home runs and collected sixteen hits in cruising past South Carolina 14-5 on Thursday in their SEC series opener. The Gators, who have now hit 100 home runs as a team this season, scored in every inning but the second and sixth to improve to 34-19 overall and 14-14 in the SEC. …

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