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Mark Wood

ACC Network to Debut with Daily Show, Documentaries

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Media Musings: By R.L. Bynum CHARLOTTE — What will air on ACC Network other than games? Not much was known before Friday, when the league offered plenty of news at a Spectrum Center press conference. The network’s anchor program, to air weekdays from 7-10 a.m., will be “Packer and Durham,” featuring Mark Packer and Wes… Read more »

Just Go!

8itorials, Articles, Opinion

I understand why you’re not here at the CAA Tournament with me: The CAA is a one-bid conference. There aren’t any “brand name” schools that play in the CAA. Even for the mid-major level, there aren’t really brand name schools. Hofstra maybe? College of Charleston? It’s not the CAA it used to be. The CAA with… Read more »

ACC Basketball Giftastic Power Rankings 3-8-2019

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Not a lot of movement, really, but NC State continues to slide. FSU is in the 3rd spot? Pitt is doing a bad this year. Here are the ACC Basketball Giftastic Power Rankings 3-8-2019! 1. Virginia W vs Pitt, W @ Syracuse Don’t slip up and blow your wad against Louisville… 2. UNC W @… Read more »

North Charleston Coliseum

Phoenix Ready to Rise into CAA Tourney?

Articles, Articles, Sports

Earlier this week, I wrote about year one at Schar Center (Elon’s brand-new basketball arena). What I did not write much about, however, was Elon’s actual basketball season. The Phoenix collected wins in three of its final four regular season games (including back-to-back dominant road wins over James Madison and Towson) and appears to be… Read more »

The State of Schar Center Address

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The inaugural season at Elon’s brand-new Schar Center has come to an end, with mixed results. The highlight of the season was certainly the home-opener vs. UNC. For one night, the arena was full, electric, and we were given a glimpse of what is (hopefully) to come for Elon’s home atmosphere. Then Elon lost by… Read more »

Media Musings: NC’s McClatchy newspapers shedding personnel (again). It stinks, but here’s the latest….

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By R.L. Bynum Sports editor, longtime photographer at The N&O take early-retirement offer More newsroom personnel at The N&O, The Herald-Sun and The Charlotte Observer accepted The McClatchy Company’s early-retirement offer than expected, and sports is affected at all three newspapers. In the consolidated N&O/Herald-Sun newsroom, Sports Editor Steve Ruinsky and longtime photographer Chuck Liddy… Read more »

Your 2019 #ACCValentines

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  Valentine’s Day used to be the most forgettable of all holidays. The candy was good, but the holiday itself was a disaster. It seemed particularly taxing for single women and paired men, but it’s 2019 and in the interest of equality I’m not gonna stereotype and instead will just say: it sucked for everyone…. Read more »