The Daily Roundup: FreeThrowFriday
State Fans Nation says that though the move to Western Carolina makes no sense, Coach Larry Hunter is gone. What say you, Birkel? Get over there!
A very interesting read from the Sports Economist on College Football Divisions. Get over there!!
The Sports Prof's view on the opinion of ESPN's Mike and Mike regarding the MLB steroid issue. Pretty good stuff. Get over there!!!
Because we can......Straight Bangin' notes on the Diggler, the Pacers, and the Heat. Get over there!!!!
Dave Sez provides a link to a story on the last 25 years of the Washington Wizards. This is funny stuff. Get over there!!!!!
The Headlines are now below the fold:
David Squires of the Virginia Daily Press recalls Big House Gaines.
It's looking more and more like Herb Sendek's assistant, Larry Hunter, will be the next coach at Western Carolina.
Anyone who knows me knows that I love a good humanitarian story. Here is one from the Washington Post on Devil Rays player Dewon Brazleton, making his mothers (yes, plural) proud. Great story.
The Daily Tar Heel says that Tyler Hansbrough will have to grow up quickly because these Heels can't afford to wait.
Virginia Tech Basketball and Football notes from the Richmond Times Dispatch.
Phil Jackson will have his choice of NBA jobs: Should LeBron's Cavs be his choice?
The Academic Coast Conference looses their fight: NCAA moves to twelve games in football starting in 2006 season. The 'Ol Ball Coach loves the decision, while Bowden calls it hypocritical. Don't agree? Take it to the comments section.
Three Duke football players sign free agent contracts with NFL teams.
Ned Barnett of the Raleigh News and Observer says that former UNC color man Mick Mixon may be changing jobs, but his style will remain the same. More on Mixon's move to Charlotte.
Former Virginia coach George Welsh had a hand in this last group of drafted Cavaliers.
Sunday night football vs. Sunday night NASCAR? Don't laugh, it could happen. Ratings from this weeks race at 'Dega will be key.
Our man Andrew Brackman (apparently now a football stud as well. sorry for that little flub up yesterday) takes the mound against Carolina tonight.
Rich Hoffman of the Charlotte Observer says that the NFL has gotten the benefit of the doubt on steroids.
From the Territory: Grading FSU's defensive tackles.
Virginia's Heath Miller appears to be a good fit for the Steelers.