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  1. Gamecock Football: Free FallingRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | FITSNews

    The son of Carolina Panthers linebacker Mark Fields , the speedster was a consensus four-star recruit who was expected to provide immediate help to South Carolina's much-maligned secondary. Now Fields is looking at taking his talents to Clemson University or possibly the University of Texas.

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  2. Nikki Haley's New Welfare Director May Not Get ConfirmedRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | FITSNews

    S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley won reelection as governor of the Palmetto State by a huge margin last month but her latest " mandate " is headed for an early test in the South Carolina Senate. Specifically, Haley's choice of Clemson bureaucrat Susan Alford to head up the scandal-ravaged S.C. Department of Social Services has been poorly received by lawmakers - and could result in a failed confirmation vote in the Senate.

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  3. Gamecock Baseball Coach Gets Contract ExtensionRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | FITSNews

    The Board of Trustees at the University of South Carolina has approved a two-year contract extension for head baseball coach Chad Holbrook. The contract extension puts Holbrook under contract through the end of the 2019 season.

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  4. This Is Not What We Meant By "Paying Players"Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | FITSNews

    S.C. Senator Marlon Kimpson - an uber-liberal trial lawyer from Charleston, S.C. - wants to force the University of South Carolina and Clemson to pay football players a stipend of $150 per week. He also wants the schools to pay into a new trust fund for graduating athletes.

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  5. Nikki Haley Names New Social Services DirectorRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | FITSNews

    In fact a recent audit of the agency's child welfare division found glaring issues - prompting S.C. Senator Katrina Shealy to propose a major reform bill that would basically scrap the agency as it currently exists and start over from scratch. Haley was forced to fire her first SCDSS director - Lillian Koller - back in June amid a flood of scandals, many of which were first reported by FITS .

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  6. Why Did Clemson Fire Its Student Affairs Educrat?Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | FITSNews

    Last week this website reported on Clemson University's decision to fire Gail DiSabatino - its vice president for student affairs. Most viewed DiSabatino's ouster as fallout from the ongoing fraternity scandals at Clemson - including the as-yet-unsolved death of 19-year-old student Tucker Hipps back in September.

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  7. More SC Fraternity ShenanigansRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | FITSNews

    Less than 48 hours after the fraternity's Clemson University chapter sparked a racial firestorm with its controversial gangster-themed " Cripmas " party, the chapter at the University of South Carolina-Upstate saw one of its members arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm. The arrest took place in Spartanburg County following a "ritual" at Oakwood Cemetery - with 21-year-old Caleb Cooke getting pinched for unlawful carry.

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  8. South Carolina: Most Disappointing Team Of 2014Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | FITSNews

    Was any other team in college football a bigger disappointment in 2014 than the South Carolina Gamecocks? No in fact it's not even close. South Carolina began the 2014 season ranked No.

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  9. Clemson Fraternity Apologizes, Suspends Leaders Following "Cripmas"Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | FITSNews

    The Clemson University chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon has "suspended all activity indefinitely following an inappropriate theme party organized by several of its members at a private, off-campus residence." They're referring, obviously, to " Clemson Cripmas " - a gathering that featured white students posing as black gang members.

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  10. #ClemsonCripmas Is Blowing Up TwitterRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | FITSNews

    A gang-themed holiday party at Clemson University in South Carolina's rural Upstate has exploded onto social media - and prompted the school's president to meet with protesters who view the event as racist. " Clemson Cripmas " - a party hosted Saturday evening by the school's embattled Greek community - featured students dressed in gang attire and flashing gang signs.

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  11. Sources: Tucker Hipps Was Dropped From BridgeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | FITSNews

    Back in September, Clemson University students told FITS the death of 19-year-old student Tucker Hipps - who fell to his death from a bridge near campus - was due to fraternity hazing . "There has been speculation and innuendo, especially on social media, regarding whether hazing played a part in the death of Tucker Hipps," Oconee County sheriff Mike Crenshaw said at the time.

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  12. Frat Fallout: Clemson Fires Student Affairs VPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | FITSNews

    Jacks will serve in an interim capacity until a full-time replacement for DiSabatino can be named - which is ironic considering she's a consultant for a firm that's paid by colleges and universities to, among other things, conduct "executive searches." "We know can count on the full support of the Student Affairs staff and student leaders during this period of transition," Clemson president James Clements said in a statement.

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  13. Tigers Land Three Defenders On All-ACC First TeamRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | FITSNews

    Ordinarily, this is the time of year when we make fun of the Atlantic Coast Conference . Hell, in years past we mockingly referred to it as the "Anybody Can Compete" conference.

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  14. The Palmetto Bowl In PicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | FITSNews

    Clemson didn't just end its five-year losing streak against in-state arch-rival South Carolina in this year's Palmetto Bowl the Tigers flat out broke it off on the Gamecocks . On the strength of a gutsy performance by true freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson - who it was later revealed was playing with a torn anterior cruciate ligament - Clemson trounced Carolina 35-17 to capture its first victory in the series since 2008.

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  15. Tiger PwnedRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | FITSNews

    True freshman quarterback Deshaun Watson and redshirt freshman tailback Wayne Gallman spearheaded a resurgent Clemson offense - while the nation's No. 1 defense held Steve Spurrier 's high-flying South Carolina offense to a season-low seventeen points.

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  16. Carolina Clemson "Record-Keeping"Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | FITSNews

    You've heard the expression "throw out the record books?" Well don't at least not as it relates to the Carolina-Clemson football rivalry. Since 1981 the team entering the game with the best record has gone 19-9-1.

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  17. The Brawl: Ten Years OnRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | FITSNews

    The last time the University of South Carolina football team took the field with someone other than Steve Spurrier at the helm was November 20, 2004 - the 102nd meeting between the Gamecocks and their arch-rivals, the Clemson Tigers. It was a "down year" for both teams - with Gamecock head coach Lou Holtz struggling through his third straight mediocre season in Columbia .

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  18. Dabo Swinney Downplays Florida SpeculationRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | FITSNews

    Clemson University head football coach Dabo Swinney is downplaying speculation that he's a candidate for the soon-to-be-vacant head coaching position at the University of Florida. "The more you sit around and talk about that kind of stuff, the more of a distraction it is," Swinney told reporters this week.

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  19. Vic Beasley A Finalist For Lombardi AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | FITSNews

    Clemson, S.C.-Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley is one of four finalists for the 2014 Lombardi Award. The Rotary Club of Houston made the announcement on Thursday.

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  20. Clemson Lands No. 9 Baseball ClassRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | FITSNews

    Looks like the University of South Carolina isn't the only Palmetto State school capable of landing a Top Ten baseball class Clemson University has scored the No. 9 class in the nation for 2016, according to Perfect Game .

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