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Cutcliffe and Spurrier know the Duke formula

Cutcliffe and Spurrier know the Duke formula

DURHAM, N.C. – The latest Duke football and Wallace Wade Stadium facelifts were unveiled Saturday against North Carolina Central. It was a night for David Cutcliffe’s ninth season opener and the stadium’s second phase of renovations.Yes, Duke’s 49-6 victory was a mismatch, but...

South Carolina makes Clemson work to maintain stature

South Carolina makes Clemson work to maintain stature

Rivalry football in college is alive and well in the state of South Carolina, but Clemson and quarterback Deshaun Watson may pay for it.The Tigers remained unbeaten and no doubt among the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings, if not No. 1 when Tuesday’s updated...

Swinney could use Spurrier humor this week

Swinney could use Spurrier humor this week

Where’s that wise guy Steve Spurrier when you need him?Clemson coach Dabo Swinney could have used Spurrier as a distraction this week with his No. 1-ranked Tigers (11-0) a heavy favorite over South Carolina (3-8) Saturday in Columbia. The Head Ball Coach, who beat Clemson five...

ACC coaches praise Steve Spurrier with some more than others

ACC coaches praise Steve Spurrier with some more than others

A popular topic of discussion on Wednesday’s ACC coaches teleconference call was a topical SEC coach, Steve Spurrier.Duke’s David Cutcliffe, Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer and Clemson’s Dabo Swinney responded to questions about his decision Monday to resign from coaching the...

Praise Spurrier for his voice against Confederate flag

Praise Spurrier for his voice against Confederate flag

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier’s sudden retirement announcement – or resignation, as he described it – prompted praise and criticism.Praise came from his career as the all-time winningest coach at South Carolina as well as at Florida, his alma mater. He won the 1966 Heisman...