Shaw returns to practice

South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw returned to practice on Wednesday, the first time he’s seen work since injuring his right throwing shoulder in the Gamecocks win over Vanderbilt last Thursday. Carolina is set to open the home season Saturday with a noon-hour kick-off against the East Carolina Pirates.

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Azarenka, Ferrer advance as rain plays havoc with U.S. Open Schedule

Rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac played havoc with the schedule at the U.S. Open in Queens, New York, yesterday (September 4th), as only two singles matches were completed and several were suspended after play began. In the two full matches, top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus defeated seventh-ranked defending champion Sam Stosur of Australia 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (5) to […]

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Alabama new number one

Alabama is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, moving past Southern California after its resounding victory against Michigan.  Souther Cal drops to #2, followed by LSU, Oregon and Oklahoma rounding out the Top 5.  South Carolina remains at #9, while Clemson climbs from #14 to #12.  View the complete rankings here.

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Serena advances to quarterfinals; Fish drops out

Fourth-seeded Serena Williams easily advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open on Monday with a 6-0, 6-0 victory — what’s known as a “double bagel” — over 82nd-ranked Andrea Hlavackova of the Czech Republic. Williams will play 12th-seeded Serbian Ana Ivanovic, who advanced to a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time since 2008 by defeating 55th-ranked Tsvetana Pironkova […]

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Heavy rain in the forecast for the Golden Corner

The National Weather Service at Greenville/Spartanburg is forecasting heavy rain for the Golden Corner on Labor Day.  Numerous thunderstorms are expected across the region Monday and Monday night.  The biggest threat in the forecast is heavy rainfall and lightning.  Isolated flash flooding of streams and creeks is a possibility should multiple storms affect the same area.  A few of the […]

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