Posts Tagged South Carolina

Spurrier: Clowney was not distraction

Houston Texans' Jadeveon Clowney, second from right, talks with teammate Duane Brown, right, as they sign autographs for fans after an NFL football training camp practice Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says having one of college football’s top playmakers in Jadeveon Clowney was never a burden for the Gamecocks last season, no matter how big a distraction he seemed to be at times.

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SC’s Osteen group buys newspapers in coastal Ala.

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — The family-owned company that operates The Sumter Item is buying several small newspapers in Alabama.

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Ex-Virginia swim coach now Gamecocks assistant

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina assistant Mark Bernardino is glad to be back in the pool coaching, even if it isn’t what the one-time Atlantic Coast Conference championship leader expected at this point in his career.

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Panthers OL Wharton retires after 10 NFL seasons

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers offensive lineman Travelle Wharton officially announced his retirement at a press conference at Wofford College, about 30 minutes from he grew up and started playing the game.

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Panthers WR Benjamin feels ‘like a new man’

Carolina Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin (13) rides a stationary bicycle during an NFL football practice at their training camp in Spartanburg, S.C., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin says he woke up Tuesday morning feeling “like a new man” and plans to play in preseason games.

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