The Agenda: SC near top in violence on women; Fmr. Gamecock Lanning punted; Graham loves Sun. shows

SPA announces port improvements

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Former USC punter Spencer Lanning, now playing for the Cleveland Manziels, solidified his place in animated GIF history Sunday when Pittsburgh return man Antonio Brown, trying to hurdle Lanning during a run-back, kicked the former Gamecock in the face, drawing an obligatory 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty. [SB Nation]

In addition to the meeting set for Daniel Island later this month (inaccessible via public transit), the agency will also make stops in Columbia, Florence, Greenwood, and three other locations. [CP, AP]

The State's snarky Buzz column takes an analytical look at the saga of the divorce of Mark and Jenny Sanford, comparing it to "a car wreck on YouTube." [The State]

Right behind U.S. Sen. John McCain, his colleague Lindsey Graham has been the second-most-often booked guest on the Sunday news shows since 2009. [NYT]

According to a new study, South Carolina is ranked second in the nation behind Alaska in the rate of women killed by men. [P&C]

The State Ports Authority has announced that it will spend 31 months improving the Wando port in Mount Pleasant as well as spend $700 million to build a terminal at the former Navy base in North Charleston. [AP, P&C]

State regulators have asked property owners at Wild Dunes to do a better job of making sure sandbags piled up to prevent ocean erosion don't wash into the ocean themselves. [P&C]

Despite protracted local media coverage of College of Charleston's basketball coaching search, including the ugly firing of its ex-coach, one national expert says the debacle may not have risen to the level of harming the school's reputation nationwide. [P&C]

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