By Art Chansky Art Chansky is a contributor to WCHL and the author of several Tar Heel books. You can find his new book, The Blue Blood Rivalry, in digital form on and iTunes.
  • You Da Boy!

    June 10, 2011 at 12:16 am

    Chapel Hill’s Ben Griffin is 5-foot-7 and 125 pounds soaking sweat from a summer afternoon on the golf course. He turned 15 last month and is a freshman at East Chapel Hill High.He is also the state high school 4A golf champion after winning on the second playoff hole at Pinehurst No. 6 last month. He […]

  • A Baseball School?

    June 3, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    About 20 years ago, when Dean Smith had caught his second wind and was again dominating the ACC and college basketball toward the end of his coaching career, he was asked about his sport overshadowing all others at UNC. “A basketball school?” Smith mused. “We’re a women’s soccer school.” Smith was giving well-deserved props to […]

  • The Football Poll

    May 26, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    Let’s have a poll, less formal and more detailed than you find on every day. You’re a UNC alumnus and/or fan. How do you feel about the Carolina football program being dragged through the NCAA mud for the last year or so? Does it make you mad that the governing body of college athletics […]

  • The Tar Heels’ New “Voice”

    May 20, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    How important is the radio broadcasting job at UNC – or any major college or pro sports team – these days? Certainly, every school and pro franchise needs a radio network so their fans can listen to the few games that aren’t on TV or if they can’t watch those that are on the tube. […]

  • Roy To Face KU's Self In Skins Game

    May 13, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    Everyone knows that Roy Williams’ favorite off-season past time is golf, chasing that little white ball around his favorite courses all over the country and the world. Williams keeps a list of the top 100 golf courses in America and at last count ol’ Roy had played about 65 of them. While he is never […]

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