by R.L Bynum Many times, college baseball broadcasts solo shows Unlike the three-announcer crews common for football and men’s basketball radio broadcasts, many times college baseball broadcasts — much like the minor leagues — are solo shows. Their coverage begins when basketball is the focus of most fans, with little attention and much smaller audiences… Read more »
Simple. Duke destroys Notre Dame
Who Won: Duke Why: Marvin Bagley is not fair GIF: : Duke basically to Notre Dame via GIPHY What will people be talking about? A possible Duke/UNC rubber match in the ACC Semifinals should UNC win against Miami. What should people be talking about? How a Duke with Grayson Allen dialed in, Marvin Bagley being not… Read more »
Duke Sends NIU Back Across 8 Mile To The Trailer Park
Who won: Duke beat Northern Illinois 36-14 to move their season record to 7-6. It almost makes NC schools 3-0 in bowl games this season, after App State and NC A&T took care of business in their games. Why: Duke had better players, a better game plan, and avoided ill-advised fake punts. The Devils’ offense… Read more »
O,DU Think UNC Finally Got A Win?
Who Won? UNC defeated Old Dominion 53-23 to earn their first win of the season. Why? The Tar Heels had 6 rushing TDs–2 each from RBs Jordon Brown, Michael Carter and QB Chaz Surratt. (also, because they were playing ODU) GIF: It’s fun scoring a lot of points and winning, eh? via GIPHY What are people talking about? What… Read more »
Who’s the best football coach in the Big 4?
You’ll never hear anyone lauding the Big 4 of Duke, North Carolina, NC State and Wake as football powerhouses, but it’s impossible to ignore that we’re in a pretty good spot here locally. Much like the ACC as a whole, coaching talent and stability have led to a sharp increase in success on the field…. Read more »
Which College Football Summer Preview Magazine Is the Best?
Sporting News? Phil Steele? Athlon? Street & Smith? Sports Illustrated? Everyone has their favorite place to get the numbers of returning projected starters for their team, but if you read them all you might believe every Power 5 school is a dark horse to win the National Championship (except for Alabama, which is always the… Read more »
From the North Cack Stacks: The Best in NC Sports Media June 28-July 5
Around this time of year, sports hit a slow patch. However, here are some good pieces I found last week around the holiday weekend……. – NASCAR is something that North Carolinians cherish and cannot do without. Countless drivers have NC roots and connections, but one stands above all: Richard Petty. This memoir from Ed Hardin… Read more »
ACC players in the NBA draft: winners and losers
The ACC set a record last night with 10 players drafted in the first round of the NBA draft, and 14 overall. Just how dominant has the ACC been in the draft? * The ACC is the only conference to have had 4+ first round picks for 9 straight NBA drafts * We’ve had at… Read more »