Life in the minors: DeAngelo Mack diary

Former USC player DeAngelo Mack writes a weekly diary for The State. Mack is in his first season in professional baseball with New York Yankees affiliate Charleston (Single-A).The long road trip has finally ended, and we’re back in Charleston for… Read More

Injuries end cornerback Spearman’s career

South Carolina reserve cornerback Jay Spearman, who has been plagued by shoulder injuries since arriving at USC, has been granted a medical hardship from the NCAA, according to sources close to the program.Though his career is over, Spearman will be ke… Read More

Meyers agrees to Round 2 with Gamecocks

South Carolina?s search for a new pitching coach for its national championship baseball program has landed on an old name.Sources said Saturday that Old Dominion coach Jerry Meyers will return to take the job he held at USC from 1997 to 2004. Meyers w… Read More

Winning Only Thing for Gordon

Jeff Gordon’s spot in the Sprint Cup Series point standings is secure enough that the four-time series champion can concentrate on victories over the next six races heading into the Chase starting with Sunday’s Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway. Read More

Masoli accepts invite to visit Ole Miss

Former Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has accepted an invitation from Mississippi coach Houston Nutt to visit the school this weekend, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday.Masoli made the decision early Friday mo… Read More