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Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Virginia Beats UNC. Wins ACC.

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by R.L. Bynum NEW YORK — Even when it’s going well, facing Virginia is a torturous test. North Carolina hung on for so long and came close but could never erase its second-half deficit. When the Tar Heels made mistakes that they were able to survive against Duke a night earlier, the Cavaliers instead took… Read more »

Heels D up in Brooklyn, Will Face Hoos In Final

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by R.L. Bynum NEW YORK — The tough North Carolina defense that disappeared late in the regular season has turned up in Brooklyn. That has been bad news for the Tar Heels’ opponents. For the second consecutive night, UNC faced a team that shredded its defense in the second halves of the two regular-season-ending losses…. Read more »

Media Musings: FBI Coverage Gets Clicks–Was It Fair?

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by R.L. Bynum Was treatment of FBI story–on the web, in print; national and local–a fair presentation? There is quite a bit of difference between a player who is reportedly accused of accepting thousands of dollars in loans from an agent and players who are reportedly accused of being linked to a meal with an… Read more »

Media Musings: Changes in Herald-Sun sports coverage

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Media Notebook by R.L. Bynum Herald-Sun sports coverage has changed dramatically in the last year The Herald-Sun sports section bears little resemblance to the editions of recent years — in both good and bad ways. Each reader’s view of coverage changes probably depends on which teams or sports they follow. There have been shifts in… Read more »

UNC over ND for win 3 of a 5-day spree

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featured photo by Smith Hardy/smithhardy.com (almost) 8 Things from UNC’s win over Notre Dame By R.L. Bynum Who won? CHAPEL HILL — No. 14 North Carolina had trouble putting Notre Dame away, but a flurry of easy buckets off terrific passes in the last five minutes fueled a 13–2 run in the Tar Heels’ 83–66… Read more »

Maye Day, Mayday for the Wolfpack

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8 Things from UNC’s win over N.C. State by R.L. Bynum Who won? RALEIGH — Has Luke Maye seized the powers of PNC Arena dominance that Marcus Paige wielded for four years? It took him until the start of the second half to figure out how to use them. But, boy did he use them…. Read more »