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: Are The Clouds Clearing?

    July 2, 2015 at 8:23 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Another sign the worm may be turning at Carolina. Last April, the best two-sport athlete in North Carolina committed to Duke because his favorite school, UNC, was still mired in the NCAA investigation. Last week, […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: They’re The Bomb!

    July 1, 2015 at 7:58 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Are the USA Women cool, or what? Full disclosure. I really don’t like soccer because, pure and simple, there is not enough scoring for me. We live in a society of immediate gratification, and watching […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: She Is The Greatest!

    June 30, 2015 at 8:29 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. Is Serena Williams the best and most accomplished athlete on the planet? How about you? Serena Williams never ceases to amaze me. At 33, she has already won two legs of the tennis grand slam […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Abby Or No Abby?

    June 29, 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. Can the USA women score enough to beat potent Germany? Despite only a 1-0 win over China, the U.S. women’s World Cup team looked far more aggressive than in its previous matches. But can that […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: For Griff And Teddy

    June 26, 2015 at 8:06 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. They played the member-guest for Griff and Teddy. Chapel Hill lost two of its most popular figures and long-time residents over the last two years, real estate attorney Griff Graves and Insurance agent Ted Seagroves. […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Good Steal, Virginia!

    June 25, 2015 at 7:49 am

    Virginia’s fairy-tale finish was one for the crooks. It had been 60 years since Wake Forest won the ACC’s last College World Series, and Virginia stealing the title was the least likely scenario to break that drought. After all, the Cavaliers barely got into the ACC Tournament, not the NCAA Tournament. They had to sweep […]

  • Art’s Angle: Does Honor Absolve Smith?

    June 24, 2015 at 4:48 pm

    The U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) will be bestowing an annual award that honors the late Dean Smith given “to an individual in college basketball who embodies the spirit and values represented by Smith,” according to the official release Wednesday. What a marvelous idea, akin to what has been proposed by various people since Smith […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Flaunting The Flag

    June 24, 2015 at 7:04 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. You can hear Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook below:   Flaunting the Confederate Flag is far from innocent. When I first heard the Carolina pep band play Dixie and saw the Confederate flag waved at Carolina […]

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    Chansky’s Notebook: Deflategate Fizzles

    June 23, 2015 at 7:42 am

    This is today’s Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook as heard on 97.9 WCHL. You can listen to previous Sports Notebooks here. You can hear Art Chansky’s Sports Notebook below:   If it wasn’t Tom Brady, would the NFL have spent 5 million dollars? The appeal of Tom Brady’s four-game suspension begins today in what has been […]

  • Art’s Angle: Not So Poor Ol’ Roy

    June 19, 2015 at 1:43 pm

    If UNC extending Roy Williams’ contract through 2020 – with a hefty compensation bump – doesn’t speak to the confidence Carolina has about men’s basketball avoiding serious sanctions from the NCAA, then what else can it do? The Tar Heels don’t want another washout recruiting year while the NCAA process grinds to an interminable conclusion. […]