Hurricanes defenseman James Wisniewski has torn ACL
Michal Jordan, a healthy scratch in opener, now has bigger role
Canes face Red Wings in home opener Saturday at PNC Arena
Source:: News & Observer
A new book titled “Hail to the Redskins: Gibbs, the Diesel, the Hogs and the Glory Days of D.C.’s Football Dynasty” comes out in September but you can pre-order your copy for more than 50 percent off the regular price. During the 1980s and early 1990s, North Carolina residents watched the Redskins each Sunday as NC-native Joe Gibbs led them to four championship games. It’s called “a rollicking chronicle that takes fans behind the scenes of the legendary Super Bowl-champion Washington Redskins teams of the Joe Gibbs’ era and offers a revealing portrait of the NFL during the 1980s and […]
David Chadwick played for Dean Smith at North Carolina from 1968-71, back in the relatively early portion of Smith’s tenure at UNC. Now, more than 40 years after playing for Smith and graduating from UNC, Chadwick has written a book – “It’s How You Play the Game” – detailing 12 principles of Smith’s approach to leadership, business and life. Chadwick, who since 1980 has been the pastor of Forest Hill Church in Charlotte, is the only one of Smith’s players to have written a book about him. It’s available for $10 from Amazon… read more about the book.
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 […]