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Weather Moose

Much like Darren Rovell pioneered the “sports biz” industry and almost as beloved, the Weather Moose has blazed new trails in both “sports meteorology” and “moose meteorology.” He is become the trusted source in North Carolina for the answer to all-important question: Is my tailgate going to get rained on. He has also affirmed the credo that a picture is worth 1,000 words but a gif is worth infinity. He’s also a State fan from Johnston County who went to State.

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

8itorials, Articles, Opinion

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 »

ACC Network Alternate Programing Ideas

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by Shawn Krest When the ACC Network goes live in August, it will have to find something to air 24 hours a day. Forever. Even when there are no games going on. Surely their partners at ESPN will provide plenty of new original content for the network: Things like classic games, talking head breakdown shows… Read more »