1. South Carolina Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. LSU

    The South Carolina Gamecocks could not have played a better game than they did last Saturday when they nearly blanked the No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs 35-7 in front of the 85,000 plus fans at Williams Brice Stadium...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 4,395 reads 10 comments

  2. South Carolina Football: Grading the Offense and Defense from the Georgia Game

    In a season-defining game for South Carolina, the sixth-ranked Gamecocks stunned fifth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs with 21 first-quarter points en route to a 35-7 victory in Columbia...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 7,294 reads 49 comments

  3. Georgia vs. South Carolina: Inside the Matchup of Mark Richt vs. Steve Spurrier

    Since 2005, South Carolina is 3-4 against their border rival Georgia. Why start at 2005? Because that's when the Gamecocks got the ol ' ball coach to take the reins of the team once Lou Holtz retired...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 4,588 reads 25 comments

  4. South Carolina Football: Winners & Losers from the Gamecocks' First Month

    Let's face it. It's much easier to write a piece entitled "Winners and Losers..." for a team that is 2-3 or 3-2 rather than 5-0...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 4,651 reads 10 comments

  5. South Carolina Football: 10 Things We Learned from the Gamecocks' Win vs. UK

    In what almost became the upset special of the night, South Carolina erased a 17-7 halftime deficit to clobber the Kentucky Wildcats 38-17 on the road in Lexington...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 5,296 reads 14 comments

  6. South Carolina vs. Kentucky: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

    South Carolina 38 Kentucky 17 - FINAL The sixth-ranked Gamecocks came into their game against Kentucky as 21 point favorites, but after one half of play, they were the ones trailing by ten points to the Wildcats...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 5,522 reads 29 comments

  7. South Carolina Football: Despite QB Success, Lattimore Still Gamecocks Anchor

    Whether it's Connor Shaw or Dylan Thompson, South Carolina fans have developed their own opinion on who they want to be the Gamecocks starter...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 2,581 reads 23 comments

  8. South Carolina vs. Kentucky: Gamecocks Cannot Become Complacent Against Wildcats

    This past Saturday gave South Carolina fans plenty to celebrate in their team's convincing victory over Missouri, and also plenty to potentially celebrate about against next week's opponent, Kentucky...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 2,030 reads 7 comments

  9. UAB vs. South Carolina: Blazers Burn out Against Gamecock Defense, 49-6

    In their final tune-up game before the heart of their SEC schedule begins, South Carolina pushed through some early offensive miscues and dominated on the defensive side of the ball ...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 2,811 reads 29 comments

  10. WWE: Jerry Lawler, Michael Cole and the Most Important Monday Night Raw in Years

    It all seemed to unravel at once. Men dressed in black coming in and out of frame as Kane and Daniel Bryan battled the Prime Time Players for No. 1 contendership to the WWE Tag Team Titles...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 19,227 reads 27 comments

  11. East Carolina vs. South Carolina: Thompson Airs It Out, Leads Gamecocks over ECU

    The big story going into the ninth-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks ' matchup with East Carolina was the news that quarterback Connor Shaw wasn't going to be playing. Turns out they didn't need him...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 3,232 reads 14 comments

  12. WWE, WCW, Etc: Why Lance Russell Belongs in Any Top 5 Commentators List

    1981. Mid-South Coliseum. Memphis, Tenn. Lance Russell stands with a microphone in an empty arena talking to the cameraman as the footage rolls...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 2,260 reads 9 comments

  13. Memphis Wrestling: The Forgotten Rivalry of Sputnik Monroe and Billy Wicks

    Memphis. 1959. A city in flux. A city at the nexus of a cultural revolution. Racial segregation has a stranglehold on the deep South and tensions run high...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 1,625 reads 3 comments

  14. WWE Raw: Jerry Lawler's Greatest and Most Memorable Memphis Wrestling Feuds

    CM Punk has never strayed from being a wrestling historian during his many promos on Monday Night Raw. From the WWE ice cream bars to King Kong Bundy, Punk has made many references ...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about almost 2 years ago 4,500 reads 30 comments

  15. WWE Raw: Why Ryback Needs to Feud with Wade Barrett

    Enough is enough. Ryan Reeves—better known as Ryback—needs a change in diet. Since bursting onto the scene earlier this year, Ryback has been locked in squash matches ...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 15,776 reads 101 comments

  16. WWE Raw: Loss to Dolph Ziggler Voids Chris Jericho's WWE Contract

    Just when we all thought Chris Jericho was going to leave WWE on top after winning at last night's SummerSlam, he had to find himself in a Contract vs. Contract match with Dolph Ziggler on Monday Night Raw...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 8,576 reads 51 comments

  17. WWE SummerSlam Results: Where Does Triple H's Loss to Lesnar Leave His Career?

    A final eerie image of a very humbled Triple H filled the screen with the usual WWE credits in the corner of the screen to end SummerSlam...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 11,235 reads 50 comments

  18. WWE SummerSlam Results: Chris Jericho Breaks Out Classic Liontamer for Victory

    As soon as Vickie Guerrero screamed "Excuse Me!" from backstage, everyone watching SummerSlam knew the show was going to get started off with a jolt...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 7,998 reads 25 comments

  19. WWE SummerSlam: Chris Jericho-Dolph Ziggler Feud Sets Stage for Memorable Match

    Heading in to SummerSlam 2012, Chris Jericho has been in a similar position before. Nine years ago, he was in Dolph Ziggler's position: the upstart talent looking to usurp the seasoned and celebrated veteran...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 2,053 reads 29 comments

  20. WWE Summerslam: Why Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar Will Live Up to the Hype

    In two weeks, Brock Lesnar finally gets in the ring for his second match since returning to WWE in April. In two weeks, Triple H dons his wrestling gear for the first time since his epic battle with The Undertaker at WrestleMania ...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 4,488 reads 39 comments

  21. WWE Superstars: Why Olympian Reese Hoffa Would Be Perfect for WWE

    The WWE is no stranger to scouting for talent from various avenues other than just professional wrestling. In fact, the Olympics have provided more than a couple future superstars in the business...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 4,445 reads 32 comments

  22. USA Olympic Swimming: Remembering Eric Namesnik's Quiet 20-Year Olympic Legacy

    A statue rests outside the YMCA in Butler, Pennsylvania. Three figures: a man sitting down with a young girl beside him and a boy standing before him, hand resting on his shoulder...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 2,956 reads 3 comments

  23. WWE History: Celebrating 20 Years Since Ron Simmons' Historic World Title Win

    The site was Baltimore, Md. Not some big pay-per-view. Not even a Clash of the Champions. WCW had been fronting a main-event feud for months with Sting and Big Van Vader...

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  24. WWE Olympians: Ken Patera Represents American Weightlifting at 1972 Olympics

    When one refers to a wrestler as "the world's strongest man," it is generally a moniker associated with Mark Henry. However, to an older generation of wrestling fans, someone else comes to mind who, like Henry, was an Olympic powerlifter as well...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 488 reads 5 comments

  25. WWE Olympians: Bad News Brown Wins Bronze Medal Before Joining WWE

    As far as Olympic medalists go in professional wrestling, Kurt Angle is the clear standout that wrestling fans point to when the topic comes up. How could you not? It was an integral part of Angle's character in the ring...

    William Renken Written by William Renken about 2 years ago 5,615 reads 26 comments