Where baseball stands now

South Carolina managed to take two out of three from Auburn on the plains to end a miserable week.  In the preceding week Carolina lost leads against Florida to lose the series and followed that up by inexplicably losing to Charleston Southern and the Citadel.  At Auburn Carolina dropped the first game and was about […]

Will Clowney Go No. 1?

Is it Johnny Manziel, Jadeveon Clowney, or is there a wildcard pick?  Campus Insiders’ Pete Fiutak reveals who the Texans should select with the first pick in the 2014 NFL draft.

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Video: Chatter Concering Jadeveon Clowney’s Pro Day

Here is a good video capturing some chatter on former South Carolina Gamecocks football standout, Jadeveon Clowney, and his recent NFL Pro Day. Bonnie Bernstein gets reaction from Campus Insiders' football analyst Doug Chapman and South Carolina insider Andy Demetra on Pro Day at South Carolina.

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Where Did All the Offense Go?

South Carolina’s bats have had some short disappearing acts this season but nothing like what happened in Arkansas over the weekend.  The Gamecocks managed only 3 runs in 3 games.  Luckily that was good enough to win one of the games and avoid the sweep, but there wasn’t much more positive to take away. If […]

A new Gamecock to follow

Whammy is now on twitter. So, if you’re the kind of person who likes to blame the defensive coordinator early in the first half, you can now direct your frustrations directly at the DC. And then when you come around in the second half, you can tastefully retract with another mention.

Lucky or Good?

By now you are probably very aware that South Carolina swept Tennessee over the weekend, and you are probably also aware that on Saturday Carolina won two games with walk-off home runs. As a Gamecock I’m happy to conclude that the real Carolina finally showed up and, of course, won the game, but is that […]

Gamecocks Football: Is Perry Orth a Legit No. 2?

World, meet Perry Orth. The ‘new’ back-up quarterback at the University of South Carolina per Coach Steve Spurrier for the Gamecocks football team. Yesterday, the ol’ HBC made the declaration that Orth is the man behind starter Dylan Thompson. Is this news? Well, for many it is as most do not know Orth and his potential. […]

New Look for This Gamecocks Blog

Your gamecock blogging crew here at Leftoverhotdog.com has undergone a face-lift. We are still on the Bloguin network and this past week, we switched the platform over to a WordPress site. We hope you like it and please continue to visit the site.

Kentucky Blues

It's trite to say that it is not easy to win on the road in the SEC.  It's trite because it's true.  Even when you're playing in a place like Lexington, which doesn't have the rabid fans that exist in Baton Rouge or Starkville, it's hard. Friday night's disaster was followed by a close loss […]

Gamecocks Basketball: SEC Championship or Bust

The college basketball tournament season is upon us and for the South Carolina Gamecocks it is "win or go home" from here on out. South Carolina will play Auburn Wednesday night in the first round of the SEC Tournament. Tipoff is schedule for 7 p.m., ET at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga. For the […]

Gamecocks Sweep Same Old Tigers

South Carolina baseball is one of the premier programs in the nation, and they acted like it this weekend.  Every year the Gamecock team is different, and each of the teams creates its own identity, but the really successful teams all share some characteristics that have become the calling card of the program.  Battle and […]