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Clemson, Leggett seeking needed wins over South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Jack Leggett is treating his latest series with South Carolina just like any other. The Tigers, though, understand the time is now to turn around a rivalry series the Gamecocks have largely owned the past decade.

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Clemson says case protecting iconic Howard’s Roc k damaged

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson’s athletic department says the case surrounding the school’s iconic Howard’s Rock that is the center of the team’s pregame football ritual was damaged Wednesday morning.

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Bagnoli ends ‘sabbatical’ to take on challenge of Columbia

NEW YORK (AP) — To get an idea of how peculiar it is for Al Bagnoli to become Columbia football coach three months after retiring as the coach at Penn, think of it this way: What if Steve Spurrier, one of the most successful coaches in Southeastern Conference history, stepped down at South Carolina and then decided a few months later to coach Vanderbilt?

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Welch’s 19 points lead No. 2 Gamecocks to 71-66 victory

Tennessee forward Bashaara Graves, left, drives to the basket as South Carolina center Elem Ibiam, right, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aleighsa Welch had a season-high 19 points and 14 rebounds, Tiffany Mitchell hit two foul shots with 17 seconds left and No. 2 South Carolina outlasted No. 6 Tennessee to remain perfect in Southeastern Conference play, 71-66 Monday night.

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Japanese angler Takahiro Omori leads Bassmaster Classic

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Japan’s Takahiro Omori took the lead in the Bassmaster Classic on Saturday with a two-day catch of 31 pounds, 11 ounces at Lake Hartwell.

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