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Vols' Brian Maurer uncertain for South Carolina game

Oct. 21, 2019 4:03 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt is mum on the status of Brian Maurer for Saturday's game with South Carolina after the freshman quarterback sustained concussions in back-to-back weeks. Pruitt is saying even less about which quarterback could start the game if Maurer can't play. Pruitt...

Clemson's Xavier Thomas likely back for Boston College game

Oct. 21, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive end Xavier Thomas is expected to return this week from concussion protocol when the No. 4 Tigers play Boston College. Says defensive coordinator Brent Venables: "I think he probably will, but we'll see." Thomas was hurt during practice and did not travel for Clemson's...

South Carolina reserve DB Cook dismissed after arrest

Oct. 20, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina reserve defensive back Jamel Cook has been dismissed from the team after his arrest for domestic violence Friday. Cook was charged with second-degree domestic violence. He was released on a $5,000 personal recognizance bond and has a court hearing date of Nov. 18,...

Fields passes South Carolina State past Morgan State 24-10

Oct. 19, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Corey Fields threw a pair of long, second-half touchdown passes and South Carolina State built a three-touchdown lead going into the fourth quarter and held on to beat Morgan State, 24-10 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference battle Saturday night. The teams shared time of possession...

Newman's 4 TDs spark Wofford's 59-7 rout of Western Carolina

Oct. 19, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — D'Mauriae VanCleave returned a punt 87 yards for a touchdown to give Wofford the lead and the Bulldogs ran away with a 59-7 win over Western Carolina in a Southern Conference battle Saturday. Joe Newman ran for two touchdowns and threw for a third as Wofford erupted for 28...

No. 9 Florida bounces back with 38-27 win over Gamecocks

Oct. 19, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For three quarters, Kyle Trask saw the overthrows and ineffective runs, the penalties and missed assignments. He knew something had to change. It finally did. Trask threw three of his career-high four touchdowns in the final period Saturday to rally the No. 9 Gators to a 38-27 win at...

Rainey runs for 169 yards; The Citadel stuns Furman, 27-10

Oct. 19, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Brandon Rainey ran for 169 yards for the second time this season and The Citadel used its best rushing game thus far this season to spoil Furman's Homecoming Game, 27-10 on Saturday. The loss was the first in Southern Conference play for Furman (4-3, 3-1). The Citadel ran for 339...

Illinois stuns No. 6 Badgers 24-23 on McCourt game-ending FG

Oct. 19, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — James McCourt kicked a 39-yard field as time expired and Illinois pulled off the biggest upset of the college football season, knocking off No. 6 Wisconsin 24-23 on Saturday. Tony Adams picked off a pass by Jack Coan for the Illini (3-5, 1-3 Big Ten), who were 30 ½-point...

Trump to join 2020 Democrats at South Carolina justice forum

Oct. 18, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is visiting South Carolina as part of a bipartisan event on criminal justice reform, the White House confirmed Friday. Trump is slated to appear on Oct. 25 at a forum sponsored by the 20/20 Bipartisan Justice Center, the self-proclaimed "only nationwide...

With Warren's rise, Biden faces Dems' anxiety about 2020 bid

Oct. 18, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is confronting growing anxiety among would-be allies in the Democratic establishment about his ability to win the presidential nomination following underwhelming debate performances, lagging fundraising and withering attacks from rivals in his own party and from President Donald...