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76ers' Doc Rivers merges Black history lessons into camp

Oct. 03, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Doc Rivers is at ease using his platform as an NBA coach to fight bigotry and racial injustice, campaign for politicians he believes in and advocate for social change on themes ranging from poverty to police brutality. Sometimes, his speeches sound like they...

No. 5 Clemson's path to perfection, ACC title gets clearer

Oct. 02, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 5 Clemson entered the season with several questions and doubters galore. Less than halfway through the season, the Tigers are in control of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Clemson knocked off its second straight ranked ACC Atlantic opponent with a 30-20...

Intern helps Greenwood find, deal with blighted buildings

Oct. 02, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Austin Lathren has seen run-down and dilapidated houses throughout the 19 years he’s lived in Greenwood. Now, as a junior at Lander University and the City of Greenwood’s administrative intern, he was given the chance to pave the way for dealing with...

No. 5 Clemson tops No. 10 NC State 30-20 in ACC showdown

Oct. 02, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — DJ Uiagalelei played well as he has all season to power No. 5 Clemson's offense. The Tigers' defense finally looked like the stellar group it was projected to be. The result was Clemson's most complete game of the season: a 30-20 win over 10th-ranked North...

Coastal Carolina remains unbeaten after wild finish

Oct. 01, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — CJ Beasley ran 24 yards for the go-ahead touchdown in the final minute, leaping over a defender on the way to the end zone, and Coastal Carolina defeated Georgia Southern 34-30 on Saturday night in a game that saw three lead changes in the final six minutes. ...

Ian leaves dozens dead as focus turns to rescue, recovery

Oct. 01, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of Florida residents left their flooded and splintered homes by boat and by air on Saturday as rescuers continued to search for survivors in the wake of Hurricane Ian, while authorities in South Carolina and North Carolina began taking stock of their losses. ...

Despite Ian's punch, wedding day saved on wet Pawleys Island

Oct. 01, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Saturday turned out to be a sparklingly beautiful fall day in Pawleys Island, an idyllic place to hold a wedding sandwiched between the Atlantic oceanfront and expansive marshland that typify South Carolina's coastal beauty. For two visiting families,...

Clemson starting DT Bryan Bresee to miss game with Wolfpack

Oct. 01, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson starting defensive tackle Bryan Bresee will miss his team's game with 10th-ranked North Carolina State on Saturday night. Team spokesman Ross Taylor said Bresee had a non-football condition this week that required blood work and medical observation....

Thomas has 3 TD runs, leads Samford over Furman 34-27

Oct. 01, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Jaylan Thomas ran for 104 yards and three touchdowns and Samford held off Furman for a 34-27 victory on Saturday. After Furman (3-2, 1-1 Southern Conference) jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, Michael Hiers threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to Jay...

Harper's 3 touchdowns spark Mercer's 42-7 rout of Wofford

Oct. 01, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Devron Harper caught a pair of touchdown passes and ran for a third and Mercer topped 40 points for the third time in five games as the Bears dominated Wofford, 42-7 in a Southern Conference game Saturday. Mercer beat Morehead State 63-13 in the season...