There is now, finally, one true Carolina blue – one, at least, that starting in the fall of 2015 will be used in all of UNC's athletic uniforms and in all of the athletic department's signage and promotional materials.
Matt Kenseth’s 51-race gap between NASCAR Sprint Cup victories wasn’t the longest of his career, and his victory Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway wasn’t the biggest. But the win was validation of his move to Joe Gibbs Racing, and a testament to his patience.
Heritage High remains on top of The News & Observer high school baseball rankings despite losing to Leesville Road last Friday 4-2 in a Cap Eight 4A game. The top seven positions in the girls softball rankings are unchanged.
This off-season has seen more than the usual share of odd shuffles of the coaching deck. Chris Mullin and Avery Johnson, former NBA players with no college coaching experience, were hired to run major college programs.
As a Hall of Fame player, Ron Francis ability to see plays develop set him apart. As a general manager, he’s less worried about the Carolina Hurricanes missing the playoffs -- again -- than he is building a foundation for the future.