Art Chansky

Chansky: Cock-Shocked

How ironic that lightning bolts in the sky is the background theme on Carolina’s football media guide and schedule cards for 2013. Lightning pretty much ended the Tar Heels’ much-anticipated national exposure Thursday night. When the threat of severe thunder storms (that eventually arrived) forced a 90-minute delay in the season opener at South Carolina, ESPN switched to the Ole-Vanderbilt game and returned in time for one last indignity – senior quarterback Bryn Renner stumbling just short of the goal line on fourth down (making losers of all those who took the Tar Heels getting 13 points). The Gamecocks did...

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Chansky: The New Rules

Be prepared for several college football rule changes this season that will cause confusion among the fans and controversy between players and coaches, officials and the replay booth. They were all made with the hope of enhancing player safety. The biggest changes are to further protect players from getting hit in a “defenseless position.” Clearly, the rule tweak that will be most apparent is when a receiver goes airborne to catch a pass. Beginning this season, the receiver must be allowed to come down and make a “football move” before he can be hit or tackled. No more intentional...

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Ford to Appear on First Google Hangout TV

Former UNC assistant basketball coach, All-American and Olympic Gold Medalist Phil Ford will be the guest on the inaugural live broadcast of Blue Blood TV Tuesday night at 7 p.m. live from the Beyu Cafe in Durham on the new Google Hangout on Air network. For will talk about Carolina Basketball and the Duke-UNC rivalry with host Art Chansky from WCHL and Chapelboro. Watch the live stream by clicking this link. Ford played for the Tar Heels from 1974-78, served on the staff of head coaches Dean Smith and Bill Guthridge for 12 seasons. He was among four UNC...

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