1. Tom Glavine: Where's The Respect?

    Having been born and raised a proud Atlanta Braves fan, I am absolutely embarrassed and shocked on the release of Tom Glavine...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 5 years ago 161 reads 3 comments

  2. "Kobe Best Melo," What Game Were They Watching?

    At the end of Tuesday night's hard fought battle, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers walked away with one of the only things that really mattered, a win...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 5 years ago 461 reads 7 comments

  3. Talented College Hoops Players Better Off Staying One More Year to Earn Stock

    For most college basketball players, it is a dream for them to hear their names called at Madison Square Garden during the NBA Draft so they can finally show off their skills against the greatest players in the world...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 5 years ago 1,310 reads 7 comments

  4. Michael Phelps: Forget What You Heard This Is How It Went Down at South Carolina

    Regardless of popular belief, ESPN and other major news networks are not always on point, after watching days of networks getting the story wrong time and time again, I felt the need ...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about almost 6 years ago 824 reads 4 comments

  5. Gamecocks-Hawkeyes: Stephen Garcia's Turnovers Doom South Carolina Early

    After hearing the 2009 Outback Bowl was being played in Tampa Bay, FL, my initial thought was, "Oh no, all of Garcia's friends and family are going to be a distraction," but after seeing the game time I knew we were doomed...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about almost 6 years ago 164 reads 0 comments

  6. '08-'09 NFL All-Rookie Team: The New Breed of Athletes

    Years ago it was somewhat unheard of to see rookies earn a starting position let alone steal headlines and be on the covers of established magazines...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about almost 6 years ago 1,038 reads 2 comments

  7. City's Boomin, But Spurrier's Losin

    On November 23, 2004, Gamecock Nation received the most exciting news Columbia had heard in years: The University of South Carolina introduced Steve Spurrier as the new head coach...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about almost 6 years ago 673 reads 3 comments

  8. South Carolina at Clemson: The Only Game That Matters

    In a season where one team was projected to win their conference and other was expected to compete for a title shot of their own, both were denied before the season could even shape up...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about almost 6 years ago 488 reads 0 comments

  9. Tommy Bowden: Nine Years, 72 Wins, and Zero ACC Titles

    Monday morning brought a bittersweet end for Clemson as head coach Tommy Bowden was fired after a 3-3 start to the Tigers' much-anticipated season...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about 6 years ago 603 reads 0 comments

  10. Message to NFL Officials: Stop Blowing the Game

    After watching the San Diego Chargers get cheated out of a win they earned and deserved a few weeks ago, it just disgust me to watch other calls that can completely change the game...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about 6 years ago 260 reads 5 comments

  11. South Carolina-Clemson: Let the Comparisons Begin

    Both teams entered the 2008 season with high hopes of being undefeated up to this point, but both are left with two L’s on the right side of their records...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about 6 years ago 382 reads 0 comments

  12. Jim Zorn and the Washington Redskins: One Call Says It All

    Two Thursday’s ago, I watch the television with disgust as I watched not only my Gamecocks fall to Vanderbilt, but I watched the Redskins embarrass themselves in the NFL season opener...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about 6 years ago 393 reads 1 comments

  13. Two Weeks Gone, Two Top 10 Teams Out; Whose Next?

    With two weeks already gone in the college football season, two top 10 teams have fallen victims to early on upsets. In week one we saw the ACC’s top team, No. 9 Clemson, fall to No...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about 6 years ago 376 reads 1 comments

  14. South Carolina-NC State: Defense, "Backup" QB Make Things Right in Columbia

    Thursday night marked the much-anticipated college football kickoff involving the South Carolina Gamecocks and the NC State Wolfpack...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about 6 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  15. South Carolina-NC State: Both Teams Looking for Good Start After Subpar 2007

    Today the South Carolina Gamecocks will host the North Carolina State Wolfpack for their college football season opener in Columbia. They will play in front of a sold-out crowd of 80,250 and will also be featured on ESPN at 8:00 pm ET...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about 6 years ago 391 reads 0 comments

  16. College Football Upsets You Might See This Season

    Every college football season there are a handful of upsets that can be detrimental to ranked teams' chances of making it to a BCS bowl game. A true upset requires distance in ranking and causing a serious blow to the opponent's ranking...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 744 reads 2 comments

  17. South Carolina Quarterbacks Improved After Awful Spring Performances

    Back in April, Gamecock fans witnessed the most pathetic passing performances in a spring game ever. Quarterbacks Tommy Beecher and Chris Smelley combined for eight interceptions: Beecher was responsible for three, while Smelley recorded the other five..

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 255 reads 3 comments

  18. Mr. Brennan Was the Only "Colt" on Top

    Yes, it was only a preseason game, but when the clock ticked zero, Brennan was the only victorious Colt on the field that day. A win like this for veterans is short lived, but for a rookie, it’s a game that will never be forgotten...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 1,124 reads 10 comments

  19. Stephen Garcia Reinstated; South Carolina QB Competition Will Heat Up

    Stephen Garcia, the highly recruited dual-threat quarterback out of Florida, was approved for early reinstatement and participated in the first preseason practice Friday in Columbia, S.C...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 836 reads 6 comments

  20. Clemson: The Easiest Path to the BCS Title Game

    For the past couple years Clemson has been projected to contend for the ACC crown but they have yet to see one since 1991...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 1,659 reads 6 comments

  21. SEC: Top 10 QB Rankings

    Here is a breakdown of the Top 10 SEC Quarterbacks coming into the 2008 Season: 1. Tim Tebow (Florida, Junior): The Heisman trophy winner recorded an outstanding 55 touchdowns last season...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 356 reads 9 comments

  22. Reggie Bush: The Most Overrated Player?

    When most people hear the name Reggie Bush they think of greatness. And, from the common person that might seem as a fair assessment—the publicity would've confused me too if I wasn't an avid follower of the NFL...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 2,902 reads 14 comments

  23. USA Soccer: It's More Than Just a Game

    Last night I was fortunate enough to catch a re-run of the United States versus Argentina in the last warm-up for World Cup qualifying...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 457 reads 4 comments

  24. Florida Gators: Why Their BCS Title Hopes Might Be Shattered

    If two weeks ago you asked me if Florida had a decent shot at the national championship, I would've said, "Of course, why not?" We all know they are returning the only sophomore Heisman winner ever, and an ALL-SEC linebacker in Brandon Spikes...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 752 reads 5 comments

  25. 5 Reasons Why The Redskins Will Compete For 1st In The NFC East

    Once again the Redskins are picked to finish last in the NFC East and I'm not surprised. Despite last seasons' appearance to the the playoffs, analysts still believe Washington is the weakest team in the division...

    James Gray  II Written by James Gray II about over 6 years ago 875 reads 3 comments