A decade later, John Bunting finds peace in his post-football life

Outside the 3,600-square-foot house John Bunting and his wife had built after he lost the only coaching job he ever really wanted, a breeze rustles the boats in the marina. The Intracoastal Waterway is quiet on a Wednesday afternoon. Inside, Bunting is walking up the stairs, past framed pictures of a lifetime in football – there he is at North Carolina, and with the Philadelphia Eagles; there’s when he snapped his arm landing on Calvin Hill.He’s being inducted on Sunday into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame. He’s expecting more than 90 people to come.

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N&O investigation: Deadly Force

A warrantless entry, an innocent man shot dead. A squad of Harnett County deputies who spread fear south and west of the Cape Fear River. A homicide in jail, caught on tape, yet somehow kept under wraps. Who polices the sheriff's office?
Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
N&O investigation: Deadly Force 02:27

N&O investigation: Deadly Force

Hail and heavy rain moves through Triangle 00:36

Hail and heavy rain moves through Triangle

Berger calls 4th Circuit transgender ruling 'troubling' and says it's not the last word on the issue 04:08

Berger calls 4th Circuit transgender ruling 'troubling' and says it's not the last word on the issue

Leader of NC Senate opposes repealing HB2 00:48

Leader of NC Senate opposes repealing HB2