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Lasagna Disaster Inspires Incredible Headline

Yes, that is a real front page, from the May 16 edition of the Gaffney Ledger in South Carolina. Note that the headline isn't a quote, but an editorial decision to use "LASAGNA WAS EVERYWHERE" in huge font above the fold. The full story describes the high-octane lasagna accident in necessary detail. » 5/20/14 3:52pm 5/20/14 3:52pm

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Big Hit Is Not A Disqualification, Still A Penalty

This hit from South Carolina's Brison Williams initially got him kicked out for targeting, but the disqualification was reversed after review. The penalty itself, though questionable, remained. » 9/28/13 1:21pm 9/28/13 1:21pm

NY Post Declares "Carolina" Its Own State

Make sure to pick a copy of next Thursday's Post for a preview of the Potato Bowl, where we'll finally get to see who's the best team in "Dakota." » 8/29/13 5:23pm 8/29/13 5:23pm

How Jadeveon Clowney Became A Folk Hero

South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney got The New York Times long-form treatment yesterday, with writer Greg Bishop hieing himself to Rock Hill, S.C., to get a snapshot of Clowney's upbringing. It's an important story, because it finally attaches a prologue to a figure whom most of the country first glimpsed… » 8/22/13 2:51pm 8/22/13 2:51pm

With No Footage, Sportscaster Does His Own Highlights For His Segment

When Todd Summers of WSPA in Greenville, S.C. was informed that he'd be missing most of his video highlights 20 minutes before his sports segment on the 11 p.m. news, he decided to improvise by reenacting some plays as they probably would have happened. » 8/10/13 2:15pm 8/10/13 2:15pm

Say This For Newly Former Arkansas Head Coach John L. Smith: He Screwed…

The University of Arkansas will not be renewing the contract of interim coach John L. Smith, the university announced today, confirming what everyone and his sister knew the minute then-No. 8 Arkansas lost in Little Rock to Louisiana-Monroe on Sept. 8. Smith's team cliff-dove out of the polls, then followed that… » 11/24/12 2:20pm 11/24/12 2:20pm

Bristolmetrics: Marcus Lattimore's Injury Tests SportsCenter's Policy…

This a regular feature breaking down, minute-by-minute, the content that appears on ESPN's 11 p.m. edition of SportsCenter throughout the week. » 11/08/12 2:50pm 11/08/12 2:50pm

Steve Spurrier Wants A Columnist Fired And Will Probably Get His Way

Ron Morris, a columnist for The State newspaper in South Carolina, has publicly disagreed with Steve Spurrier before and been publicly rebuked before. Saturday Down South has a good recap of the situation; it's worth watching the video at that link if you want to see Steve Spurrier be both incredibly folksy and a… » 9/29/12 4:20pm 9/29/12 4:20pm

Baseball Player Who Said He'd Never Live In Racist South Carolina…

Outfielder Robert Refsnyder, who was born in South Korea, took some heckling from South Carolina fans at the College World Series last month when his Arizona Wildcats beat the Gamecocks. Refsnyder ran to Twitter and declared he "will never live in South Carolina because they can't accept Asians playing baseball." More… » 7/11/12 1:45pm 7/11/12 1:45pm

10-Foot Alligator Makes For One Heck Of A Water Hazard

The RBC Heritage (formerly the Heritage Classic) is going down in Hilton Head, and this being South Carolina, most of nature is trying to kill you. Brian Gay's third shot on the par-5 15th avoided the water hazard, but the water hazard came up to meet him, in the form of a 10-foot alligator. » 4/13/12 9:30am 4/13/12 9:30am

High School Girl Charged With Assault After Brutal Soccer Beatdown

Throw out the formalities when Lewisville and Chester get together, that's what I always say. The South Carolina schools met for a women's soccer match Monday evening, and it ended with the police being called. That New Mexico-BYU game has nothing on this one. » 3/30/12 9:50am 3/30/12 9:50am

Feds In South Carolina Using Same Law That Put Mike Vick Behind Bars To…

Six South Carolina residents find themselves involved in a constitutional law dispute all thanks to cockfighting. The individuals were convicted on federal charges related to cockfighting. Under South Carolina law such a conviction is merely a misdemeanor, carrying a maximum sentence of one year in jail—though most… » 1/29/12 11:34am 1/29/12 11:34am

South Carolina: Still Rebelling

You probably thought everyone down in South Carolina gave up on that Confederate flag controversy years ago, but....you're wrong! They still fly it proudly no matter how many NCAA tournament games don't get played there. » 3/24/09 7:00pm 3/24/09 7:00pm

South Carolina Prepares for Georgia With a Lunch-Time Brawl At the…

Oh, those wacky, dedicated football players. The fight took place at Russell House, which despite it's quaint evocation of an antebellum bed and breakfast, is evidently a main dining hall on campus. Five football players scrapped with five "non-students," who were evidently impressed by the Zagat Guide's rating of the… » 9/12/08 1:00pm 9/12/08 1:00pm

8 Most Interesting College Football Games of the Weekend

Sometimes choosing which college football games to watch is tough. Particularly since, unlike the NFL, the games kick off at odd hours, on odd stations, with odd match-ups. And there are so damn many of them. As college football has become more commoditized the top 2 or 3 games soak up 99% of the attention and the… » 9/11/08 4:00pm 9/11/08 4:00pm

Vandy Owns Steve Spurrier: Is Spurrier Done?

For the second season in a row a double-digit underdog Vanderbilt football team has beaten Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina Gamecocks. This year's 24-17 Vandy win become the Dores first victory over a ranked opponent at home since 1991. Last year the loss to Vandy sent the then 6-1 and top ten ranked Gamecocks… » 9/05/08 12:15pm 9/05/08 12:15pm

Vanderbilt Up Against the Grass Ceiling?

Which, to be fair, would mean a bunch of their players would excel at Penn State. Tomorrow Vandy hosts South Carolina in the Thursday night ESPN game of the week. Today, you can read about their admissions standards and compare Vandy's players to the rest of the SEC » 9/03/08 5:15pm 9/03/08 5:15pm. Hint: No other team's starting safety had a…