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Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Georgia getting ready to battle South Carolina

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's first of two open dates on the schedule came early, but coach Mark Richt viewed it as well-timed because it preceded this week's game at SEC East rival South Carolina.
By Marc Weiszer

Gamecocks eager to see more improvement

COLUMBIA — Steve Spurrier has learned a bit more about No. 24 South Carolina – and he likes what he’s discovering.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Questions linger as South Carolina rebounds against East Carolina

COLUMBIA - Plenty of questions remain, but for now South Carolina's football team is alive and still kicking.
By John Boyette

Healthy Davis contributes early to Gamecocks

COLUMBIA - South Carolina tailback Mike Davis did not start Saturday night's game against East Carolina. But he did make an impact once he touched the ball.
By John Boyette

Haney, Belcher share their knowledge at baseball camp

Former South Carolina baseball players Bobby Haney and Nolan Belcher, teammates on the 2010 national championship team, held a camp Saturday in Clearwater, S.C.
By David Lee

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Gamecocks try to get back on track

Steve Spurrier sounds less certain about No. 21 South Carolina's potential for big things than he did a few weeks ago.

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Michaux: Gamecocks in need of turnaround

These are uncertain times in Gamecock Nation - a crossing between the road of relevance South Carolina football fans have become accustomed to traveling and the long, dark secondary byways.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Spurrier is looking for some fire from team

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier expects his team to bounce back after its loss to Texas A&M.
By Pete Iacobelli

Gurley puts his name in mix for Heisman

Georgia running back Todd Gurley has been the toast of college football following his dominating performance against Clemson.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, Aug 31, 2014

Palmetto State powers open with a thud

COLUMBIA - Maybe it's not too early for some Palmetto panic after No. 9 South Carolina and No. 16 Clemson both were blown out on opening weekend.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Gamecocks clobbered in opener

COLUMBIA - The No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies scored early and often as they handed the No. 9 South Carolina Gamecocks the worst home defeat in the Steve Spurrier era with a 52-28 thrashing.
By John Boyette

Michaux: Gamecocks need to forget this one

COLUMBIA – Stunning doesn’t begin to describe this. Steve Spurrier immediate assessment was just as harsh as the Gamecocks crowd. “They’re kicking our butts,” the head ball coach said at ...
By Scott Michaux

South Carolina running back has early exit

COLUMBIA - South Carolina tailback Mike Davis left Thursday night's season-opening loss to Texas A&M with a rib bruise.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

South Carolina has plenty of talent left

Steve Spurrier's confident South Carolina hasn't run out of football talent, even with some of the best in the game off to the NFL.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thompson ready to lead Gamecocks

When South Carolina opens the season Thursday night against Texas A&M, make no mistake that Dylan Thompson is the leader of the Gamecocks.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Moore won't start opener for Gamecocks

South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore, the team's leading tackler last season, won't start the season opener against Texas A&M after missing treatment for a shoulder injury.

Playoff format needs work, but it's still better than BCS

The BCS is dead and college football finally has a playoff system. Is it perfect? Not at all. The playoff bracket should be expanded to at least eight teams. 

Michaux: It's time to apologize for picks now

As college football finally enters the playoff era, there's nowhere to go but up. Same could be said for my preseason predictions.
By Scott Michaux

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Gamecocks, Aggies to feature many new faces

COLUMBIA - South Carolina and Texas A&M find out this week what life's like minus a Jadeveon Clowney-Johnny Manziel matchup.
By Pete Iacobelli

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

Spurrier ready to see if Gamecocks can meet expectations

Steve Spurrier's done with talking season. He's ready to see No. 9 South Carolina live up to the high expectations its dealt with since finishing a third consecutive 11-win season a year ago.
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