The Daily Gamecock

Kyle Heck

Missouri Tigers defensive lineman Michael Sam, center, on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, became the most prominent, and apparently the first, active male athlete on the major U.S. sports scene to publicly disclose that he's gay. Sam is seen during a college football game against Vanderbilt in this October 5, 2013, file photo. (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/MCT)

Sam could be NFL's first openly gay player

The South Carolina men’s basketball team has struggled this season, to say the least. With a 1-9 SEC record, the Gamecocks aren’t coming out of the league basement anytime soon, as has been the case the last few years.

Equestrian dispatches No. 6 Georgia

From an outsider’s perspective, Saturday’s equestrian meet between No. 1 South Carolina and No. 6 Georgia had a clear favorite, even if the meet was in Athens, Ga. The Gamecocks were the top-ranked team in the country and had won their last three matchups.

Men's basketball falls to Auburn

Despite 29 points from senior Brenton Williams and recovering from a 16-point deficit, South Carolina let victory slip from its fingers once again against Auburn Wednesday night.

USC vs. Clemson: Rivalry renewed

Despite not experiencing a loss to Clemson in his career, redshirt junior defensive back Victor Hampton is looking at the bigger picture when it comes to the rivalry between the Gamecocks and Tigers.

Freshmen take advantage of playing time

After the 70-10 squashing of Coastal Carolina on Saturday, coach Steve Spurrier said it was nice to put on a performance like that this late in the season, something the Gamecocks haven’t had since a 69-24 win against Troy in 2010.

Depleted defense faces potent offense

Normally when an FCS opponent comes in to play an FBS team, it’s a warm-up act for a bigger game down the road. But Coastal Carolina shouldn’t be much of one.

Gamecocks' SEC hopes rest with Ole Miss

Earlier this week, students got an email reminding us to request tickets for the remaining home games against Coastal Carolina and Clemson. In that same email, students were offered a chance to apply for discounted SEC Championship game tickets.

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