By Art Chansky Art Chansky's commentary on WCHL, Sports Notebook, airs Monday-Friday. He is also the author of 6 books on Tar Heel basketball; the latest -- The Blue Divide -- is currently in bookstores nationwide.
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    Chansky’s Notebook: Heeee’s back!

    July 23, 2015 at 8:24 am

    The Hornets are giving Tyler Hansbrough one last chance. Psycho T knew exactly what he was doing when he stayed at UNC all four years. A bruising power forward in college, Hansbrough figured he would be an undersized pro, and he opted to stick around and become the Tar Heels’ all-time leading scorer and rebounder. […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Make Your Own Noise

    July 22, 2015 at 8:15 am

    Larry Fedora hopes his passion will trump pessimism. UNC’s football coach met the media at Pinehurst Tuesday and was asked immediately about telling recruits what HE thinks about the future of the Tar Heels. Fedora is saying he is confident that the NCAA won’t keep his team from playing as many games as it deserves […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Spieth’s Good — And Human

    July 21, 2015 at 7:56 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Jordan Spieth’s bad shots showed how good he is. He may have missed winning the third leg of golf’s grand slam by one stroke on the old course at St. Andrews, but based on how […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Planetary Response

    July 20, 2015 at 7:47 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Earth to Jay and Mary. Well, I see that Jay Smith and Mary Willingham used my column on Sylvia Hatchell as another excuse to rehash the entire academic scandal on their website, which has about […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: AARP Taunts Tiger

    July 17, 2015 at 9:07 am

    Will Tiger be retiring after today, finally? The first round of the Open Championship at St. Andrews in Scotland may have been, all things considered, the worst day of Tiger Woods’ golfing life. He bogeyed the first two holes and went on to shoot a four-over par 76 for 139th place, while the leaders were […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Remembering Bruce Jenner

    July 16, 2015 at 9:20 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Say what you must about Caitlyn Jenner winning the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage Wednesday night on the ESPY’s. Heart-warming that this transgender has finally found her true inner self?  Freak show that cheapens those […]

  • Art’s Angle: Hatchell Should Go Gracefully

    July 15, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Hiring Sylvia Crawley as an assistant coach is the right play for Sylvia Hatchell. Getting her friends and colleagues in the university to lobby for an extension to her contract is the wrong play. Crawley, a star player and captain of the 1994 Tar Heels, will be seen by many people as Hatchell’s successor after […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Three Days in Hoover

    July 15, 2015 at 9:14 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. The SEC has three football media days and the ACC has . . . hmmm. I guess college football season is under way when the throng of SEC media heads to Hoover, Alabama, for three […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Hatchell’s Play Wrong

    July 14, 2015 at 9:56 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Sylvia Hatchell is making a bad situation worse. Women’s Hall of Fame basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell is garnering public support for a contract extension,  similar to those awarded to Roy Williams, women’s lacrosse coach Jenny […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: East Football Needs Creative Solution

    July 13, 2015 at 8:17 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. It’s time for East Chapel Hill to drop football or merge its team with another school. Here we are in July and less than a month away from prep football practice around the state. And […]

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