South Carolina's win over Clemson in 1984 was a classic in the series

The Gamecocks go for their sixth win in a row over the Tigers on Saturday, but success at Death Valley was anything but a given for South Carolina in the early 1980s.
By John Boyette

Irish meet Trojans yet again

After beating Tattnall Square in the region championship, Aquinas must beat the Trojans again in the state playoffs.
By Wayne Staats

Spieth leads in Australia

SYDNEY - Jordan Spieth shot 67 and has the first-round lead in the Australian Open.

Clemson-South Carolina football rivalry gets name

Clemson and South Carolina have officially dubbed their yearly football game as "The Palmetto Bowl."

No. 6 Horned Frogs rout Longhorns

AUSTIN, Texas - Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 6 Texas Christian earned a dominating 48-10 win over Texas.

Eagles roll past Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas - LeSean McCoy ran for 159 yards a touchdown, Mark Sanchez had his first scoring run in almost three years and the Eagles beat the Cowboys.
By SCHUYLER DIXON

Australian star dies after being struck in the head by ball

SYDNEY - Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a match.
By Dennis Passa

Johnson leads Detroit to victory

DETROIT - Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the Detroit Lions boosted their postseason hopes.
By Noah Trister

Quarterbacks are focus of Packers-Patriots matchup

Heading into Sunday's showdown at Green Bay's Lambeau Field, Tom Brady's Patriots and Aaron Rodgers' Packers are riding high in their respective conferences.
By Ken Powtak

Seahawks handcuff 49ers in NFC title game rematch

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals, and Russell Wilson threw a touchdown pass as the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers.
By By Janie McCauley

Mustangs ready for long postseason

This could be a special season for the Midland Valley boys basketball team.
By Wayne Staats

Clemson-South Carolina football rivalry gets name

Clemson and South Carolina have officially dubbed their yearly football game as "The Palmetto Bowl."

Top-ranked Gamecocks roll in Bahamas

FREEPORT, Bahamas - A'ja Wilson scored 11 points and Jatarie White added 10 to help No. 1 South Carolina beat Wisconsin 67-44 in the Junkanoo Jam.

Michaux: Bostic hopes to check Georgia off list

Georgia Tech and running back B.J. Bostic can secure 10-win season, beat Georgia, beat Florida State and win Atlantic Coast Conference title all in the next two weeks.
By Scott Michaux

Local Pop Warner teams to play at Georgia Dome

The Evans Knights and West Augusta Falcons Pop Warner football teams will play at the Georgia Dome after the Atlanta Falcons game Sunday.
By David Lee

Raysville area is place to go for stripers, hybrids

If I was planning a fishing trip to Thurmond Lake today or this weekend, I'd head to the Raysville (McDuffie County) area of Georgia's Little River.
By Bill Baab

Missouri is ready for Arkanas' big line

Missouri plays host to Arkansas Friday, needing a win to capture its second consecutive SEC East title. Should the Tigers lose, Georgia would play in the league championship.
By Jake Kreinberg

Spurs coach learns valuable lesson

Together, Gregg Popovich and Manu Ginobili have won four championships, including the one last June, despite a stormy relationship at the beginning.
By Jon Krawczynski

Arizona's Ffitzgerald hopes to play against Atlanta

Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald said it's "highly likely" he will be able to play Sunday against Atlanta, then backtracked and said it's not his call.

Overtime

The honors keep coming for USC Aiken's Ashley Diedrich, who has been named to the AVCA all-Southeast Region squad.

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