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 halftime.
By Scott Michaux
College Football

Michaux: Gamecocks must forget

COLUMBIA – Stunning doesn’t begin to describe this. Less than halfway through Thursday night’s season opener, the SEC East favorites were getting booed by their fans and the Aggies led 31-14.

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

Stewart returning to competition at Atlanta

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.
By Jenna Fryer

New Lincoln County coach makes home debut

Kevin Banks may be in his first season as Lincoln County's football coach, but as an assistant for 19 seasons, he's familiar with the stakes of Lincoln County vs. Washington-Wilkes.
By Wayne Staats

Change is in the air at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO, Ga. — Georgia Southern’s 2014 season will be anything but business as usual.

Minor shines in Braves' victory

NEW YORK - Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.
By Charles O'Brien

Fishing guides are valuable

Wait until after Labor Day when crowds subside and head to Fripp Island Marina or go out with Capt. Judy Helmey in Savannah, Ga.
By Bill Baab

Evans scores in final at-bat to beat rival

After stranding 10 runners through six innings, the Evans Lady Knights plated the one final run they needed in the bottom of the seventh.
By Scott Rouch Columbia County Bureau

Mickelson doesn't like FedEx Cup schedule

Phil Mickelson isn't a fan of four consecutive FedEx Cup playoff events that follows a summer of big events and precedes the Ryder Cup.

Serena Williams rolls after rough start

NEW YORK - Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.
By Howard Fendrich

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Solving the schedules

If the 14-team Southeastern and Atlantic Coast conferences would scrap the two-division system, they could maintain essential rivalries while establishing more frequent competition within the conferences.

Richard comes up big in Greenbrier win

Wolfpack running back earns The Augusta Chronicle's Player of the Week honors

Yates stakes claim to Falcons backup QB job

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - With a solid passing performance, T.J. Yates might have laid claim to the Falcons' backup quarterback position.

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

Overtime

In Savannah. Ga., four Savannah pitchers combined for a 3-0 victory over the Augusta GreenJackets on Thursday night. The Sand Gnats held Augusta to four hits while striking out nine.

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