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#SurvivingRio Part 6: Masking Reality

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Tuesday night in Rio de Janeiro, a projectile penetrated the glass of a bus taking journalists from Deodoro to the Main Press Centre in Barra. Reports have varied between stones and bullets breaking the glass and injuring two passengers, but that doesn’t change how frightening the situation was, or how easily that could have been… Read more »

Merge Records night at the Durham Bulls

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Minor league baseball does promotions better than any other league across the entire world of sports. Yes, that’s typically out of necessity due to challenges like ever-changing rosters, unpredictable summer weather, and the fact that it’s baseball. But no matter how you feel about the sport, North Carolina offers hands down the best minor league… Read more »

Olympics TV Schedule: Men’s soccer kicks off today

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Today’s Olympics TV schedule consists entirely of men’s soccer, and though the United States didn’t qualify for the tournament, intriguing match-ups abound. * Iraq vs. Denmark, 12:30 NBCSN * Honduras vs. Algeria, 2:00 USA * Brazil vs. South Africa, 3:00 NBCSN * Mexico vs. Germany, 4:00 USA * Portugal vs. Argentina, 5:00 NBCSN * Sweden… Read more »

Reactions to the UNC’s NOA Response

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UNC’s NOA response to the NCAA was released yesterday. Based on several valid arguments, UNC shrugged off many of the charges, much to the dismay of some. Or the delight, depending on your perspective. So how did everyone react to the document? Well… Tar Heel fans: NC State & Duke fans: National Media: NCAA: Those… Read more »

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#SurvivingRio: First Impressions

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When you go abroad, the friends you make are as important as the memories you make. That’s something I’ve learned from various family members and friends when they’ve returned from foreign countries, and it’s something that I’ve already begun to grasp after two days in Rio di Janeiro preparing to cover the Olympics. UNC-Chapel Hill… Read more »

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People still don’t know how to deal with Cam Newton

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The Carolina Panthers kicked off practice this week, and already everyone is talking about Cam Newton again. Cam clearly confident at Panthers’ first training camp practice: pic.twitter.com/2SlkzL3Qdk — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 29, 2016   Cam Newton can have a blonde goatee all he wants. He’ll ALWAYS be the guy who didn’t dive on the… Read more »

Hornets will look to Sessions, Lamb in 2016-17

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One of the best signings in the chaotic offseason that was NBA free agency, which is still technically in progress, occurred when Courtney Lee inked a four-year, $48 million deal with the New York Knicks. It was a smart, cost-effective solution to a need: a shooting guard who can actually shoot. The Brooklyn Nets coming… Read more »