Time for football: A salute to Media Day bling

Time for football: A salute to Media Day bling

The NCAA gets plenty of criticism for taking advantage of student athletes–pocketing revenue from bowl games and tournaments while forcing the players to toil along, unpaid. In fact, despite the “unlimited snacks” rule passed a few years ago, many...
Laid low by ESPN layoffs

Laid low by ESPN layoffs

011 I was in the Durham Bulls press box the first time I got laid off. It was the top of the sixth inning when announcements from several of my coworkers began popping up on Twitter: CBS was discontinuing its RapidReports coverage of college football and basketball....
March madness: Roy leads the duck parade

March madness: Roy leads the duck parade

001 After North Carolina practiced on Saturday, Roy Williams was in a hurry to end his press conference. It wasn’t because he wanted to prep for the Elite Eight game against Kentucky on Sunday. “This press conference will be very quick,” Williams...