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Clemson has 14 more football players test positive this week

Jun. 26, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson said 14 more football players tested positive for the coronavirus this week, bringing the team total to 37 members who have had the disease since the school reopened facilities for workouts earlier this month. Clemson said Friday it has conducted 430 tests of its personnel...

Clemson sees 23 football players test positive for COVID-19

Jun. 19, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson said 23 football players have tested positive for coronavirus since returning to campus this month. Clemson announced the results Friday. It did not identify the athletes. In all, school spokesman Jeff Kallin said 28 people were found with COVID-19 since testing began for...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2012, file photo, an Arizona State fan is all alone in the upper deck during an NCAA college football game against Washington State, in Tempe, Ariz. As lock-downs are lifted, restrictions on social gatherings eased and life begins to resemble some sense, sports are finally starting to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. Many college and pro sports teams already were dealing with declining ticket sales. The improved at-home experience, the emergence of wide-spread legalized betting and the changing social makeup of fan bases have been catalysts, while dynamic pricing, increases in parking and concession prices and a push toward luxury seating have exacerbated the problem.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

The Latest: 28 Clemson athletes, staffers test positive

Jun. 19, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Clemson said 28 athletes or staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 since returning to school June 8. Clemson has administered 315 tests since the school was given the green light to resume on-campus athletic activity....

Sarzana Khan, center, and Gabriel Reyla, right, march with gay activists and suppoters on the Great Highway at Ocean Beach in San Francisco, Sunday, June 14, 2020, at a protest over the Memorial Day death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The Latest: Interfaith group holds vigil outside St. John’s

Jun. 14, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

TOP OF THE HOUR: — A group of interfaith leaders held a prayer vigil outside St. John’s Church near the White House. — The mother of Trayvon Martin joined hundreds of demonstrators at a rally in downtown Miami. — At least seven Minneapolis police officers have quit and another seven...

Members of the Clemson football team lead a march Saturday, June 13, 2020, in Clemson, S.C., on the school's campus during a protest over the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Clemson football players lead hundreds in march for equality

Jun. 13, 2020 9:22 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Members of the Clemson University football team led hundreds of demonstrators on the school’s campus Saturday as they marched for equality and against police brutality toward African Americans. The demonstration included a moment of silence for eight minutes and 46 seconds, the...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence steps away from the microphone after speaking Saturday, June 13, 2020, in Clemson, S.C., during a protest rally over the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The Latest: Clemson football players lead march on campus

Jun. 13, 2020 9:19 PM EDT

TOP OF THE HOUR: — Members of Clemson football team lead demonstration on campus. — Bust of slave owner torn down, thrown in river in New Orleans. — Protesters gather at Lee monument in Virginia's capital. — Authorities investigating death of black man found hanging from tree in...

Clemson WR Ross has surgery to correct spinal issue

Jun. 5, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson wide receiver Justyn Ross had surgery Friday for a congenital fusion in his spine that will keep him off the field this upcoming season. Ross said on social media that the operation “went great” and he was ready to get to work to return to football. Ross was...

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2009, file photo, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, center, is restrained by assistant coach Danny Pearman as he yells at referee Jerry Magallanes during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Wake Forest in Clemson, S.C. Pearman said he made a “grave mistake” when he repeated a racial slur to ex-Tigers tight end D.J. Greenlee at practice three years ago. The incident came to light Tuesday, June 2, 2020, when former player Kanyon Tuttle posted about it on social media. Tuttle was responding to the school's post of Swinney's comments Monday about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain, File)

Clemson assistant Pearman apologizes for using racial slur

Jun. 3, 2020 12:44 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson assistant coach Danny Pearman said he made a “grave mistake” when he repeated a racial slur to ex-Tigers tight end D.J. Greenlee at practice three years ago. The incident came to light Tuesday when former player Kanyon Tuttle posted about it on social media....

Clemson WR Ross out for the year due to spinal condition

Jun. 1, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

Clemson receiver Justyn Ross, considered a first-round NFL draft pick next spring, will miss the upcoming college season due to a spinal condition uncovered after he was hurt at practice in March. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said Ross will have surgery on Friday because of a congenital fusion of vertebrae he has...

Clemson WR Ross to have shoulder surgery

May. 22, 2020 1:18 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson receiver Justyn Ross will have shoulder surgery next month to take care of an issue that cropped up during the team's spring workouts in March. Team spokesman Ross Taylor said the 6-foot-4 receiver is doing well, but will have the operation to take care of any lingering...