go to MSN.com
Found August 29, 2013 on Awful Announcing:
TEAMS:

Via Awful Announcing:

South Carolina and North Carolina play tonight to kick off the college football season.  While this Battle of the Carolinas is compelling for a number of reasons, I think the New York Post is reaching on this one just a bit in the subheadline.  Either the Post is mistaken, or there are actually only 49 states in the union.  And for that matter - what about the Dakotas?

via scottcoleman55


More from Awful Announcing:
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES
CAROLIN ON MY MIND

Gamecocks kicker's jersey missing an 'a'

Tweet The battle between the Carolinas, the UNC Tar Heels and the USC Gamecocks, was the kick off the college football season on Thursday night. South Carolina jumped out to an early lead, which also showed our first uniform blunder of the season. Sporting News tweeted out this pick of the Gamecocks’ kicker: South Carolina’s […]
MOTHER NATURE!

Lightning delays Tar Heels-Gamecocks game

The cross-border battle between North Carolina and South Carolina was delayed in the fourth quarter on Thursday night. This lightning is the reason why.

UNC Football: The Tar Heels need to look forward

Have you had your fill of doom and gloom articles when it comes to UNC Football’s first game of the season? Good, then let’s move right on to the second game of the season. Or better yet, let’s hope that the Carolina coaching staff can get the players to move forward quickly. Because that is exactly what head coach Fedora’s squad needs to do from this morning on. The game...

UNC Football: It’s game time… South Carolina

Here comes UNC If you did not think that it is time for UNC Football to take center stage the picture above should have changed your mind. It’s North Carolina of the ACC versus #6/7 South Carolina of the SEC, in the first game of the 2013 NCAA football season. It’s “The Border War”, it’s this and that, and in a nut shell… it’s what we have been waiting for all year...

UNC Football: It’s recap time… South Carolina

Yesterday afternoon, right after 6:00 p.m. EST, began the season for UNC Football, as the Tar Heels took on the Gamecocks as what the New York Post believed to be a lopsided in-state match up. While the newspaper could use a bit of help in the geography department, they might just have someone who has an in within the Vegas odds makers, as South Carolina took this one 27 to 10. But...
NO WORRIES

Clowney downplays conditioning talk

Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had an average game against the Tar Heels, but downplayed any talk that it was due to a lack of conditioning.

South Carolina kicker Fry victim of jersey gaffe

Everyone's excited about the college football season getting underway, including, it seems, South Carolina's equipment suppliers. Freshman place kicker Elliot Fry nailed a 39-yard field goal in the first quarter of the No. 6 Gamecocks' season opener vs. North Carolina -- and he did it with a jersey that wasn't quite complete. The front of Fry's uniform says...

Jadeveon Clowney Responds To Criticism On Twitter

While South Carolina easily handled UNC to kick off its 2013 season, much of the attention from the matchup has been centered around Gamecocks defensive star Jadeveon Clowney, who often looked winded between snaps. Many sportswriters and analysts have even gone as far as to remove him from the Heisman race – a move that seems a bit premature. Clowney has obviously heard the criticism...

South Carolina kicker Elliot Fry’s jersey, unlike his leg, came up a bit short

Gamecocks kicker Elliot Fry booted a 39-yard field goal to put SC up 17-0 over North Carolina in the first quarter of college football’s season opener, despite having a jersey that was somewhat lacking. In other news, I hear South Carolin is lovely this time of year. [MockSession] The post South Carolina kicker Elliot Fry’s jersey, unlike his leg, came up a bit short appeared...

Video: Connor Shaw Throws 67-Yard Touchdown To Shaq Roland Less Than 80 Seconds In vs. UNC

Well, that was fast. For all the talk of Jadeveon Clowney and South Carolina’s defense this offseason, it was the Gamecocks’ offense that struck first to start the college football season. On the opening possession of the game, Connor Shaw dropped back and fired deep to wide receiver Shaq Roland who had outstripped his defender deep down the middle. The result? A 67-yard touchdown...

No. 6 South Carolina uses big plays to beat UNC

Big plays on offense for No. 6 South Carolina? That's not what was supposed to happen with a defense led by All-American Jadeveon Clowney. Instead, it was a 75-yard touchdown run by Mike Davis and two long scoring passes from quarterbacks Connor Shaw and Dylan Thompson that lifted the Gamecocks to a 27-10 victory over North Carolina on Thursday night. The win was Steve Spurrier...

Lightning plagued the South Carolina – North Carolina football game

Today was the first day of the college football season and it started out glorious. The college football community collectively rejoiced. The South Carolina – North Carolina game started off with fireworks and ended up with a lightning delay. This picture from Barrett Sallee shows why the game was paused. South Carolina scored first on their ACC opponent with a long TD catch thrown...

South Carolina Handles Heels 27-10

In a game that the New York Post dubbed a battle of "in-state" rivals, it was South Carolina that came out on top. The Gamecocks immediately seized control of the game when they jumped out to a 7-0 lead on the first drive of the game. On that drive, new starting RB Mike Davis ran twice for 17 yards and then QB Connor Shaw threw a 65 yard bomb to WR Shaq Roland for a TD...

North Carolina Tackle Takes Cheap Shot at Jadeveon Clowney's Ankle

Jadeveon Clowny, the first pure defensive player considered to have a real shot at winning the Heisman, didn't put on a Heisman type performance Thursday night against North Carolina, but if you ask him I'll bet he'll say what mattered was the win--and he would be right. Hoopgifs.com What was troubling was the fact that he looked gassed during much of the...

Video: Victor Hampton leveled by North Carolina player on punt return

South Carolina punt returner Victor Hampton was crushed by a North Carolina player during a punt return.
RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brittney Griner rips Baylor's anti-gay stance in new book

Brittney Griner's career as a Baylor Bear will go down as one of the greatest in the history of college sports. She dominated women's college basketball in a way that was previously unseen.Now, Griner has moved on to the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury, but she hasn't forgotten about her time in college. In her new memoir entitled In My Skin, Griner reveals how she didn...
Via Bush League Chronicle
21 hours ago  | 

Kobe ditches final Lakers' game for trip to France

If the Los Angeles Lakers’s team photo wasn’t enough to convince you of Kobe Bryant’s feelings towards the 2013-14 NBA season, news of his early vacation surely will. The Lakers tip off against the San Antonio Spurs Wednesday night for the final game of the regular season, the outcome of which is inconsequential, as their final record will officially become the worst record...
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 hours ago  | 

Report: Florida State, police hardly did a Winston probe

The New York Times published an article on Wednesday that blasts the lack of any real investigation done by Florida State and the Tallahassee Police Department into the rape allegations leveled at Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston. The article states that “there was virtually no investigation at all, either by the police or the university.” State Attorney Willie Meggs is quoted...
Via Rumors and Rants
7 hours ago  | 

Popovich extra brief in postgame press conference

Over the years, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been equally as known for his in-game and post-game demeanor as his is for his coaching prowess. Craig Sager can attest. On Wednesday night, the Spurs hosted the Lakers in a meaningless […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
5 hours ago  | 

DeSean Jackson has to pay ex agent $516k in unpaid loans

DeSean Jackson is a rich man after getting $16 million guaranteed from the Redskins, so I’m sure he’ll take the sting of an arbitrators ruling in stride. Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports is reporting that an NFLPA arbitrator ruled in favor of Jackson’s former agent, Drew Rosenhaus, in a lawsuit brought against the wide receiver. Rosenhaus filed a grievance against the Jaccpot records...
Via Thacover2
15 hours ago  | 

Tracy McGrady makes pro pitching debut for Skeeters

So Tracy McGrady’s baseball career is still a thing, as the former NBA All-Star pitched one inning in his debut with the Sugar Land Skeeters in an exhibition game Wednesday against Alvin Community College. In T-Mac’s lone inning of work he threw 15 pitches (9 strikes, 6 balls), giving up one run on three hits. @blksportsonline Tmac got his first start tonight. Gave up 1 run on...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 hours ago  | 

CEO bids nearly $12k to coach Arkansas State spring game

Nick Bhardwaj, the CEO and co-founder of Beyond Games, a gaming studio in California, won a creative fundraiser by Arkansas State University to be the team’s head coach for their Spring Game. Bhardwaj, who has no affiliation to ASU, won the Red Wolves’ eBay auctioned “Head Coach Experience” over 15 other potential coaches with a bid of $11,700. The auction, which was...
Via Next Impulse Sports
19 hours ago  | 

Chad Johnson impressed during CFL mini-camp

Granted it’s only two days in, but former NFL receiver Chad Johnson has been impressing the Montreal Alouettes during the team’s mini-camp in Vero Beach, Florida. Montreal (CFL) brass has been quite impressed with @ochocinco in the first 2 days of their minicamp. He's back on the field w/them Thur… — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 17, 2014 "He seems really...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 hours ago  | 

Who will replace Cuonzo Martin at Tennessee?

Stop if you’ve heard this before: Tennessee is looking for a high-profile coach. Since 2008, the Volunteers have needed to hire seven football...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  | 

Five breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

The NHL playoffs can bring players that are on the fringe of stardom right to center stage. Here are some names to watch up for as the league prepares to drop the puck on its season season. Ryan Johansen, Columbus The leading scorer for the Blue Jackets has had a breakout season and he could really make a name for himself in the playoffs.  Going up against the Penguins won’t...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  | 
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.