Dondre Griffin led Knightdale with 23 points in his team’s second-to-last game of the regular-season. …read more
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North Carolina, trailing throughout at Boston College, lost its coach to vertigo in the second half down by five but managed to come back to win at the end 68-65. Down seven at 56-49 with 7:11 left, UNC’s assistant coach Steve Robinson called timeout. From that point on the Tar Heels outscored the Eagles 19-9, taking their first lead of the game on a pair of Theo Pinson free throws with 3:55 left that made it 57-56. But with 2:13 to play, Eli Carter sank a three from the left corner to put BC back up 60-59. After another Carolina […]
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 […]
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DURHAM – Few people at Duke are better positioned than junior guard Matt Jones to get to the bottom of the biggest question facing the Blue Devils’ soon-to-be-unranked basketball program. …read more Source:: Fayetteville Observer
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 […]