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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.

A Stitch in Time Aids 59


by R.L. Bynum Who won? CHAPEL HILL — Make it 59–0. Clemson’s hopes that its long history of Chapel Hill futility would end was again futile Tuesday night, even on when the Tigers made 15 consecutive second-half shots. The No. 15 Tar Heels held off an incredible second-half shooting barrage for an 87-79 victory over… Read more »

Small Ball, Y’all


featured image courtesy of goheels.com/Jeffrey Camarati 8 Things about UNC’s win at home over Boston College by R.L. Bynum Who won? CHAPEL HILL — Consecutive ACC road losses against tough, ranked teams may have had some North Carolina fans wondering if it was time to panic. And Coach Roy Williams said he had to make… Read more »

R.L.’s Media Musings: Kinas on the Call at Winter Olympics


Media Notes By R.L. Bynum Kinas’ role with Westwood One expands for Winter Olympics There are few North Carolina play-by-play announcers busier than Patrick Kinas and, thanks to another golden opportunity, his schedule this winter is even crazier. A play-by-play fixture on Triangle radio since 1999, Kinas will follow up his work broadcasting the Rio… Read more »

‘Death Lineup’ Helps Tar Heels Survive Deacs

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featured photo courtesy goheels.com/Jeffrey Camarati By R.L. Bynum Who won? CHAPEL HILL — No. 13 North Carolina survived a number of defensive lapses, particularly from the perimeter, but turned up the heat on defense by holding Wake Forest scoreless for the final 2:21 of the Tar Heels’ 73–69 victory in the ACC opener for both… Read more »

Terriers Kick Tar Heels’ Derrière


featured image courtesy of goheels.com/Jeffrey A. Camarati by R.L. Bynum What happened? CHAPEL HILL — No. 5 North Carolina couldn’t weather extended stretches without a field goal — including the final 4:29 of the game — and a hot-shooting Wofford team. Poor late-game execution ended the Tar Heels’ 23-game home win streak with a 79-75… Read more »

R.L.’s Media Musings: the Fox/Disney Deal


Editor’s note: New contributor R.L. will write regularly about media topics of interest to the sports fans of NC. He’ll also contribute to our coverage of UNC hoops. And if I know him well, he’ll probably write some stuff about running (he’s closing in on 50 career marathons). R.L. spent 27 years as a newspaper… Read more »