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following a loss to uconn last week, the south carolina womens program falls from second to they should in the latest ap poll, but they look to continue their recent run of breaches. a win over 24 -- sec. a win over 24th ranked tennessee would really help. closing seconds of the first half t long two, south carolina up 2 at the break. third quarter, mitchell with the pass inside to wilson. she lays in two of her game- high 20 points. south carolina up by two. mitchell on the run later, lays in two of her twelve to give south carolina the lead for good. just their second win ever in knoxville winning 62-56. coming off a week with an impressive win over lsu but a blow out loss to kentucky, south carolina falls to 23rd in
out of the rankings in the ap poll, but they're still receiving votes. and wofford on the road, and they pull into a second place tie with furman until the standings. late in the half, collins to gordon, back to collins for the ease lay in. terriers up late at the break. newman with the hook shot in the lane to put the terriers up 49-48, but that's their last lead of the night as the spartans answer with a run to get the job done, snapping the terriers four-game winning streak. acc action, virginia playing north carolina state. the cavaliers take control after the break. virginia out scores nc state by 20 points in the second half.
opt high school hardwood monday night was supposed to be the start of the girls playoffs for 3a and 1a but most games were postponed until tuesday, so we'll have all those highlights tomorrow. and finally, what a great story sunday afternoon on the pga today. vaughn taylor, five birdies on the back 9 to have a win. he hadn't had his pga tour card since 2012, got in as an alternate. hadn't won since 2005, so wins his tournament, gets the tour card for two years, and he gets to play in the masters, and he's an augusta native. >> we're looking at heavy rain, even thunderstorm, freezing rain, but temperatures are edging up from west to east tonight. that trend is going to continue overnight. in fact up a degree from the
(cheers and applause) whoo! whoo! welcome to "the late show"! we're here! we're doing the show! (cheers and applause) (audience chanting stephen) (cheers and applause) thanks, everybody! thank you so much! as i said, welcome to "the late show." i am proud to be your host, stephen colbert. happy president's day. (cheers and applause) all of them, equally good. and keep in mind, one of the people running for president right now, one day we will be celebrating with a half-off
(laughter) all right, it's a real honor. of course, this time last year everyone was positive it was going to be hillary clinton. she was a lock. but she's still reeling from getting trounced by bernie sanders in new hampshire last week. bernie won 83% of young voters. (cheers and applause) the only group hillary won was voters over 65. so she may not have won new hampshire, but she definitely won old hampshire. (laughter) okay. but they're nimble. her team is nimble. so her team sprung into action and reached out to young people with an ad on the youth-friendly social network, america online. (laughter) this is true.
(modem noise) for america. >> jon: that's the dialup. aol is where all the cool teens go to update their geocities page. i can't wait to see how they appeal to the youths next. maybe hand out some leaflets at bingo night. or team up with netflix to sponsor a "murder she wrote" reunion where the victim... is the middle class. (laughter) or a massive ad buy on a.m. radio: "just want to remind all yo millennials to get out there and support hillary. coming up next: three hours of old men whispering about jesus!" (laughter) i'd listen. well, whatever age you are, we've got a great show for you tonight. first, i'll be sitting down with
(cheers and applause) he's much taller than you think. >> jon: oh, yeah. i didn't know he was that tall. >> stephen: he's host ago new talk show that's all about history. so if you miss the first episode, you'll be doomed to repeat it. then i'll talk to the cover models of this year's "sports illustrated" swimsuit edition. (cheers and applause) you won't believe what they're wearing on the cover. unless you think it's swimsuits, in which case you're spot on. and later i'll be joined by senator cory booker. (cheers and applause) he's written a new book called "united." it'll either bring congress together or provide them with a heavy object to throw at each other. plus, i will face off with world darts champion scott waites.
hey, scott waites fans! hey, that's the band, jon batiste and stay human. say hi, everybody! (cheers and applause) they're about to yank the ripcord, but before they do, one more thing: an exact replica of the titantic will set sail in 2018. and this time, it should be perfectly safe because, by then, we should be out of icebergs. (cheers and applause) >> announcer: tonight... stephen welcomes craig ferguson! "sports illustrated" swimsuit edition models hailey clauson and ashley graham! senator cory booker! and world darts champion scott waites!
human"! and now it's time for "the late show" with stephen colbert! (cheers and applause) >> stephen: thank you so much! thanks, everybody. before we get started. i'd like to say a few words about the passing of supreme court justice antonin scalia. he was universally acknowledged to be an intellectual giant, who left his mark not only on the court but on our approach to the constitution. and whether or not you agreed with him or made a lot of jokes about him like i did, he had a sense of humor. people have actually broken down the transcripts of oral arguments, and he told more jokes and got more laughs than
that might part of the reason why he was such good friends with justices who he disagreed with like ruth bader ginsburg and elena kagan. and i was lucky enough to have one conversation with him that explained his appeal to me. it was ten years ago this april, when i spoke at the white house correspondents dinner. i don't know if you guys saw that. (chf not a lot of people laughed in the front row. (laughter) some people laughed in the back of the room but the important people in the front row, mostly silent when i gave the speech. when it was over, no one was even making eye contact with me.
scalia. he had been caught a week earlier doing this to the photographers. i did my gestures at him. after it was over, he came up to me, again, no one is talking to me in the whole damn room! and antonin scalia comes up to me and says, it's great, great! did you give me one of these? ahhh! i said, sir, first, i want to ask, would that be legal for me to do? he said, of course, it would be legal. i said, yeah, i gave you one of these. he said, great stuff! great stuff! good night. and he left. i watched him go and i thought, don't you make me love you, old man. so i will forever be grateful for that moment of human contact that he gave me. so i would like to say one last time, justice scalia, i salute
(cheers and applause) while i'm guessing i'm not on the supreme court, as a late-night host, i already wield tremendous power. i can force 200 people to wait in line in the snow for two hours and they still clap when (cheers and applause) that's not right! and yet... and yet, there are those out there even more powerful than i am powerful. history's most despotic leaders - people like genghis khan, czar nicholas the second and jessica alba, who i believe is the ruler of albania. (laughter) these merciless tyrants have but two things in common: the first
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president. those born on groundhog's day may run for groundhog. (applause) henceforth, subway trains shall be renamed "boring roller coasters." from now on, if a restaurant is cash only, the menu must clearly state which organized crime syndicate the restaurant is a front for. (cheers and applause) there shall be a sequel to "foxcatcher" called "wolf blitzer." (laughter) there shall be no calories in cap'n crunch, as long as i scoop it out of the box with my hand. (cheers and applause) besides... any weight i gain will be offset by the amount of flesh scraped
(laughter) henceforth, the dad on your street whose shorts have the most pockets is now king. (applause) for the sake of closure, there shall finally be a single-a battery. (applause) the measure one pint of ice cream shall be renamed to "one sadness of ice cream." (applause) from this day forward, people who refer to their pets as their babies must breastfeed their (laughter) (applause) all of kansas city is now in the state of kansas. all cities in missouri will be named "st. louis." (laughter)
and honey glaze a herpes. (laughter) if you sex someone real good, they must take you to red lobster. (cheers and applause) if the sexing is inadequate, they shall drop you off at long john silvers. (laughter) the term "walkie-talkies" now refers to toddlers. (laughter) the female version of a "sausagefest" is now officially a georgia o'keefe retrospective. (laughter) the hat has spoken! (cheers and applause) we'll be right back with craig ferguson.
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(cheers and applause) oh! hey! >> hey! (cheers and applause) >> stephen: now, you and i, we have met once before. >> i remember! it's the bathroom at the grammys -- no, the emmys. >> stephen: i was in the bathroom with kanye in the grammys, with you at the emmys. a wonderful place to meet. >> i wanted to be your friend and i was following you around the bathroom and i was, like, hey! i tried to be your friend and i wanted to come in with you, stephen, but you wouldn't let me, but here i am now. touch me again. thank you.
i work out. only this arm, though. (laughter) i'm like arrrrr! touch my arm and see what i do. >> stephen: you flexed?! i did not! >> stephen: you didn't care what this felt like. that's a man secure in his own manliness. >> yeah, and that was me flexing. >> stephen: you are an american citizen now. >> i am. i have been for some time. (applause) that's why if trump becomes president i'm, like, you can't touch me, i'm here, it's cool. >> stephen: you got in under the trump limit, as we call it. >> the scottish people are out building a wall. >> stephen: they already had one. >> no, the romans built the wall to keep the scottish people out. >> stephen: couldn't do it. it's a lesson from our history. >> yeah. >> stephen: are you more patriotic than regular americans because you chose america. you married into this family
the rest of us were born here. >> to be fair, first of all, trump wasn't running for president when i am an american citizen (applause) >> stephen: that's true. and i also think, yes, a little bit in the sense that you're catholic but you were born a catholic. >> stephen: i can leave anytime, though. >> yeah, but you know people who become catholics later on in life -- >> stephen: they pray with the elbows out. >> they're a little more jesus-y than the regular catholic. >> stephen: because they chose. >> changing your nationality is an act of faith, any faith is enhanced by having a little doubt and concern. when i look at my own patriotism, it's still fervent and there, but it's a little different than it was of the
a citizen. now it's, like, how do become involved in electing the president and that sort of thing. >> stephen: did you become a citizen july fourth? >> no. >> stephen: it's like asking a girl to marry you at the top of the eiffel tower. >> did you do that? >> stephen: no, i'm not as romantic as i could be. >> i'm sure you wife said okay, anyway. don't propose a woman on top of the eiffel tower because you want a woman to settle for less. mine shaft. >> that's correct. baby! >> stephen: why "join or die?" can i get a shot of that? >> that's a tattoo on my arm.
cartoon, we must come together, a united calling. so it became a symbol of the united colonies which became the united states and i thought it would be nice to get that when i became a citizen. i have others but they're elsewhere. >> stephen: does this deal with a part of american history. >> i think the first years were too contemporary. i think we should go back a little further. right now it tends to be in the last 50 to 100 years and tends to be american history. these are some of the topics -- >> stephen: these are some of the topics coming up on the new show, can i ask you about them? >> yeah. but i'm not putting myself out as a history buff. i'm not buff like you are buff. >> stephen: or in the buff. well... >> stephen: ratings, ratings. ratings are important. >> stephen: never say never. i don't know if me being naked will get anybody watch the history channel.
the other tattoo! >> we watched dynasty and now a naked dude, yeah! >> stephen: well, it's the history channel. for a long time it was hitler then aliens. >> that's part of our history, stephen, whether you like it or not, hitler! >> stephen: and aliens. we have come from another planet! >> stephen: yeah, that was a good hitler alien! that was spooky! (applause) >> yes, i only work out on this side -- (german accent) >> stephen: most overrated figure in american history and why? who's that? >> at the moment, i think it has to be kanye, but later... (laughter) >> stephen: he's in debt. i don't believe it. i think it's a ploy. >> stephen: really? how can he be in debt? >> stephen: have you seen how he lives? it was possible. >> he's got clothing lines and,
rich if you have a clothing line? >> stephen: i've never had a clothing line. do you have a clothing line? >> i'd like to put one together. >> stephen: we're in the wrong business. >> 50-year-old scottish dude. i want to look like that guy! >> stephen: do you remember the things you had to learn for your american -- for your citizenship test? easier. they changed the test and made it harder. when i did it, it's like, do you hate al quaida? you're in! >> stephen: that was it? yeah. >> stephen: are you still scottish? do you have dual citizenship? >> yes, you can have it removed. your people are originally from france, i would imagine. >> stephen: no, mine are from ireland. it's sort of fake french, but i'm from ireland. >> you changed your name to
>> stephen: it's cole-bert, but i'm pretentious. >> he said something so deprecating and you went, yea! you guys are jerks! question? >> i was thinking about trump because i thought it might come up in my discussions. you know his mother was scottish. yeah. >> well, that's the (bleep) problem right there! can i say that on cbs now? (cheers and applause) >> stephen: oh, yeah! you can say (bleep) all you want on cbs now! yeah! that's one of the biggest changes. they love it! they love it! >> if i had known that i would have (bleep) stayed! (laughter) but his mother is scottish and you're looking at a man whose mother is scottish and not enough therapy. >> stephen: who tees the greatest scot?
>> stephen: are you guys from the same area. >> no, it's a east coast-west coast thing. it's a biggie tupac. >> stephen: do you have a beef? >> no, he's 84 years old and can still kick my ass. >> stephen: "join or die with craig ferguson" premieres february 18th at 11:00 pm on the history channel. we'll be right back. (cheers and applause) honey, do you know where my beige socks are? check the walk-in closet. richard! there are two types of people in the world. those who are content to blend in- these people walk through life like beige socks. then there are those who expect more. they're exciting. they have pizzazz. eventually, the beige sock people get devoured by the ones who stand out.
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>> thank you! >> stephen: congratulationons the cover. it's like winning the super bowl of beauty. how does it feel? >> empowering, amazing. what better than be on the cover of "sports illustrated." >> stephen: same feelings? oh, my gosh, it's the biggest moment of my life. >> stephen: it might be the last magazine people still buy. >> i never thought about that! >> stephen: but 70 million people will see these covers and 20 million of them are women. 20 million women buy this. >> i think we're going to get a few more million because now you're seeing such a diverse group of women. i mean, hailey, me -- (applause) >> stephen: there are three covers here. i'm not sure i can actually show this one on cbs. >> go girl!
ashley, this is you. (cheers and applause) and then the third cover is rhonda. >> we miss you, rhonda! >> stephen: rhonda's not here because like the state of the union, one of you has to be in a secure location while the other two are seen in public. like the vice president has to be in a secure location. >> we have a big possie surrounding us at all times. >> stephen: ashley, you are the first plus size model on the cover. >> curve-a-sex-a-alicious. (applause) >> stephen: we have a boxer on the cover. >> yes. >> stephen: do you think the industry standards for what is beautiful in a woman are expanding? >> of course. i mean, we're all representing something else. i mean, i think i'm kind of the in between because i was always
fashion industry and then became a woman and nobody knew what to do with me. >> stephen: what does that mean? >> well, i hit puberty. >> stephen: oh, okay. and they're, like, well, you're done. >> stephen: you were done? i was done. believe it or not, girls on the catwalk are a 2. >> stephen: what are you? a 4. >> stephen: how do you work at all! (laughter) what size are you, ashley? >> a 14-16, depending on the time of day. (laughter) (applause) >> stephen: rhonda being the third person, this is like a shell game. she has a painted-on bathing suit. she's essentially naked. that bathing suit is painted on. you have half a bathing suit and
so between the three covers, only 1 1/2 bathing suit there. >> i took mine off. >> stephen: you did? hailey's cover, that's so beautiful. i i had doing just one hand but there is a lot -- (laughter) >> stephen: i understand off charity called alda. >> it means wave in ice lantic. five curvy models started aldawomen.com. we're changing lives of young women, going to different camps letting women know you're worthy and don't let society tell you you're not (cheers and applause) >> stephen: i've done -- i did one "sports illustrated" cover years ago -- (cheers and applause)
teach me how to properly pose on the cover, get into the spirit of it. >> i think holding your nipples. >> stephen:ly try to find them. give us a tropical location to start off. (tropical music) this is my sexy prop. >> arch your back. >> stephen: are you going to yell through this entire thing? look how short i am. okay, so arch my back? >> arch your back. pooch your lips out. (cers and applause) >> stephen: you can be sexy anywhere. let's get sexy someplace else. next location. what if we got, jim? >> ooh!
do the haley cover. (cheers and applause) >> wow! that was good! >> stephen: let's go to the next one. here we are at black hole. okay. try not to get sucked in. >> we're on a journey. >> stephen: head back. (cheers and applause) lastly, let's take the ultimate location where we're all going in the end, hell. we're sexy devils. (cheers and applause) well, the "sports illustrated" swimsuit edition is available on news stands and online now. hailey clauson and ashley
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>> stephen: nice to see you again. >> good to see brother baptiste over there. >> stephen: oh, yeah! in your last show -- >> stephen: you guys were singing together. >> we were standing together. i wasn't singing. i was mouthing the words. >> stephen: let's mouth some words together right now. >> let's do. >> stephen: you have a new book called "united: thoughts on finding common ground and advancing the common good." we are so politically divided how do we find common ground ananore? is my common ground not necessarily yours? can we agree on what is common anymore? >> i think we can more than we know. our differences matter but our country matters more. when you focus on country and patriotism, it necessitates a
love is not a wimpy word. it's actually a hard, difficult word and it means reaching out. we often have this idea we should just tolerate each other. tolerance is a week start. it just says we should stomach each other's right to be different, if you disappear from the face of the earth, i'm no bert or worse off. but we as a nation aspired to move beyond tolerance to love, to recognize we need each other and we're our greatest hopes. an old african saying, if you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go with another. >> stephen: where is the love in the senate? who can you share your love with? let's talk about some of the people running for president now. there are some senators running for pt. senator sanders, senator cruz. >> there are some senators actually not running for president right now. (laughter) >> stephen: some people say donald trump keeps accusing ted cruz of having nobody who will
have you worked with ted cruz? >> yes, we introduced and passed legislation together. went down there not to be new jersey's democratic senator but i represent eeverybody. i got great advice from a former senator bill bradley. he said don't pre-judge the people you're with. take time to get to know them and sit with them. a lot of the republican senators showed me extraordinary kindness and sat and worked with me. i work with people based on we can find common ground. people would go past our dinner table, do a double take and say this is the presidential ticket in 2020, and i would look at them and say no way. (laughter) but through that conversation, we said let's find something we can work on together. there are issues we agree on. we passed a piece of legislation together last year and i'm very proud of that. >> stephen: let's talk about what is going to be, for all, you know, the hope of love,
royal over whether or not barack obama can reasonably nominate someone to replace justice scalia in the last year of his term. >> right. >> stephen: mitch mcconnell, leader of the republicans in the senate and leader of the senate now because the republicans in majority said can't do it, it violates press precedent. what do you think? >> what you said in the beginning of the show about justice scalia, the power of human kindness, people underestimate that. we are here because of a conspiracy of love. we have a great man theory, where great men descended, george washington, martin luther king, and led us to a better country. but that's not the truth of our history. it's extraordinary americans doing extraordinary acts of kindness of service and love, people leaving their homes to do
i don't think you share philosophy of jurisprudence as scalia, but you saw the transformative power. i'm sheer because my father born in jim crow, north carolina, to a poor mother -- he was po, could cannent afford the other two letters -- his mom couldn't take care of him. so the small acts of kindness of people in the town who took him in, put a roof over his head, he had no history of kindness, but it was people who did small things, church collection to help him go to college. what's the r.o.i. on kindness but it reverberates in the generations. i know we get caught up in the political battle of the day, but far more important is goodness and kindness and mercy we do every day. the biggest thing we can do any day is often a small act of kindness. and i meet people like that on the campaign trial who come up
overcoming addiction. they talk about being homeless and their stories of personal trials always seem to be laced with their desire to help other people. we have a broken criminal justice system. >> stephen: let me ask you -- please. >> stephen: if you would like to help other people, help me on this. >> okay. >> stephen: do you think obama can nominate somebody for the supreme court? just answer that question. (applause) >> i will answer the question. i know you're trying to get to the -- >> stephen: i just want a yes or no. >> so people -- (laughter) >> stephen: i mean, that was beautiful. that was beautiful. i loved every minute of it, but let's be serious. (laughter) >> you sound like my last girlfriend. let's get to the point. >> stephen: uh-huh, so? o as i read the constitution, it clearly says, we have an obligation, the president has an obligation to fill the vacancy, to allow the seat to remain vacant for a year
things going through now would be unacceptable. >> stephen: it would be 4-4 ties and a year of 4-44 ties and they would have to do a coin toss or something like that. >> you have a great sister who ran for office, but they say ties are like kissing your sister, and i know -- >> stephen: i don't know anything about what you're talking about. (laughter) >> we need to aspire in our country, whether it's about the supreme court or whatever, to evidence the best of who we are, and it's not always winning or beating down somebody, it's about elevating others, embracing others. >> stephen: and being united. yes, it is. >> stephen: cory booker, thank you so much. >> thank you. >>.>> stephen: "united" hits the shelves tomorrow.
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(cheers and applause) >> stephen: how does one become a world darts champion? who gets to say
who is the world darts champion? >> possibly the person who puts in the most practice in the year. you have a choice, playing the world championship and best -- >> stephen: i didn't catch all that but practicing helps a lot. is there an organization? who certifies you as a the best? >> b.d.o., the british dart organization. >> stephen: they have the world championship, not just print. >> yes. basically the world championship is every country in the world, everybody has a chance to participate in the world championship. >> stephen: what other countries are big besides britain? >> possibly the biggest country is holland.
>>holland. >> stephen: really, dutch? big in america but they play a lot of soft tip. >> stephen: what is soft tip and can that be fixed? (laughter) who came up with the idea of throwing bits of sharp metal when there is a lot of drinking? (laughter) do you know the history? >> there was a guy in england called robin hood. >> stephen: oh, sure! he didn't have mig to throw his arrows at and went into the pub and threw his arrows about. >> stephen: in america we would call that primo (bleep). (applause) millions of people watch the darts championship, right? >> yes. >> stephen: how cothey fit in the pub? >> well --