A number of local football products will have the opportunity to continue their playing careers in the National Football League after this weekend’s NFL Draft in Chicago. …read more
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In what will go down as one of the most dramatic endings to an NCAA National Championship game, two three pointers in the last five seconds decided it.
Clifton Barnes, the owner of CapitalSportsNC.com, has won a national award for writing. A series of columns on issues surrounding University of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams won an Award of Excellence from the DC area-based Communications Concepts through its 2015 Awards for Publication Excellence competition. Barnes, a native of Rocky Mount who has lived in Cary since 1996, is a UNC-Chapel Hill journalism and political science grad. The columns, which appeared here on CapitalSportsNC.com, address Williams’ role or lack thereof in the academic scandal at UNC, his official support of the Affordable Healthcare Act and his intentions to […]
ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary Sunday night addressed the issue of why people hate former Duke basketball player Christian Laettner. While touching on and sometimes dancing around some of the real reasons, for the most part, they tried to conclude that it was mainly because Duke won all the time and he was the face of Duke. I call bullsh*t on that. Fans in the ACC, who saw him the most, didn’t hate him because Duke beat them. In fact, during his four years, North Carolina went 6-5 against Duke including a 22-point victory in an ACC Tournament final. Tar […]
An opinion piece regarding the controversy over the name “Redskins” won a Grand Award from the DC area-based Communications Concepts through its 2014 Awards for Publication Excellence competition. Clifton Barnes of CapitalSportsNC.com wrote the article which won the Grand Award, which is the highest honor bestowed by the group. Barnes, a native of Rocky Mount who has lived in Cary since 1996, is a UNC-Chapel Hill journalism and political science grad. The column, which was an open letter to the Washington, D.C. Council, addressed the issue of the NFL football team name “Redskins” prior to a council discussion about possible […]
In the early days of its founding, Hempstead, New York was named “Old Blue” for its strict adherence to Puritan Blue Laws that, in part, restricted Sunday activities. The Carolina RailHawks appeared similarly hamstrung in Hempstead this Sunday afternoon at a dreary Shuart Stadium, as early languid play eventually segued into late foiled chances as the RailHawks fell to the New York Cosmos 1-0, Carolina’s first loss of the 2016 NASL season. …read more
ASHBURN — Josh Doctson, Su’a Cravens and Nate Sudfeld all have something in common, aside from the obvious fact that the three of them were drafted by the Washington Redskins over the weekend.
The trio of college standouts had hardly any idea they’d be getting the call from the defending …
Source:: Washington Times