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Missing the Olympics? Watch these Gamecocks athletes

With the 2016 Summer Olympics now just a memory, many of us are having serious withdrawals – spoiled after two weeks of watching athletes compete in sports that don’t always get a lot of attention. But fortunately for us, we don’t have to wait another four years for the Tokyo Olympics to watch some top athletes in action. While football and basketball will grab most of the headlines this fall at the University of South Carolina, several other sports are just getting underway with the new school year.

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Soda City Comic Con suits up for an epic sequel

For Columbia’s second annual Soda City Comic Con, local guys and girls get to geek out with Marvel-level celebrities, catch show premieres, shop local comic con vendors and battle for best cosplay costume. It’s going to be one epic event. Popcorn optional.

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Knight of Honor event will recognize Midlands heroes

Event, set for Oct. 7, will “knight” law enforcement and citizens for acts of service. The event will benefit Heroes in Blue, an organization founded by Kassy Alia, whose husband Greg Alia, a Forest Acres police officer, was killed in 2015 during a struggle with a suspect.

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Pokemon Go players explain how to play

The new app Pokemon Go is attracting people all over the nation, including Raleigh, North Carolina residents. Some players were gathered in Nash Square in downtown Raleigh on the morning of July 11, and explained how to play the game. Nintendo's first major foray into the mobile app space appears to be going well -- in only two days, Pokemon Go made the company $7.5 billion, according to reports. Credit: Jill Knight/News & Observer
Pokemon Go players explain how to play 1:27

Pokemon Go players explain how to play

Theoden Janes tries out Blackbeard’s Revenge at Carowinds 2:03

Theoden Janes tries out Blackbeard’s Revenge at Carowinds

2016 Governor's Cup Road Race course preview 3:30

2016 Governor's Cup Road Race course preview

VIDEO: How to make The State Stout beer 2:20

VIDEO: How to make The State Stout beer