By Jordan Rogers
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    Doing Things The Right Way, with Tobacco Road Sports Cafe

    September 18, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    There’s a cliche in the sports world—especially on Tobacco Road—about doing things “the right way.”

  • Coach Mike Fox: Past, Present, Future

    August 28, 2013 at 11:30 am

    ROGERS: Coach Fox offers a metaphorical glimpse of where he has taken his program over the last several years — to the top.

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    Carolina Brewery Event Builds Burgers, Builds Community

    August 12, 2013 at 6:00 am

    I was lucky enough to be on the panel of judges for the Carolina Brewery’s Build A Brewery Burger competition — an event that deserves a story.

  • Pay-For-Play: Has Johnny Manziel Saved the Game?

    August 9, 2013 at 9:32 am

    There should never be a pay-for-play system. But players should be able to make money in school. And yes, that contradiction will make sense soon.

  • Does Fitzgerald’s Have The Right Stuff?

    June 26, 2013 at 5:00 am

    You have to give some credit to the owner’s of Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub — they’re certainly not lacking any confidence.

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    LeBron, Basketball, Art?

    June 20, 2013 at 8:53 am

    Game 7 of the NBA Finals is tonight — the deciding game for the NBA championship. Many of you already knew this. Some of you probably didn’t. Or didn’t care to.

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    Craft Sodas? Craft Sodas!

    June 19, 2013 at 5:00 am

    The idea with the specialty soda is simple: when you drink a natural, crafted soft drink, you’re more likely to treat it as a treat.

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    The Pig & The Brisket Sandwich

    February 18, 2013 at 10:39 am

    This article was originally published in early 2013. Since then, Rogers has eaten several Brisket Sandwiches from The Pig, and therefore felt the article needed retouching. If you think it’s a bit silly to write an entire column about a brisket sandwich, then you obviously haven’t tried it — and Rogers suggests you remedy that […]

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    Fresh Eats: The Pig

    January 10, 2013 at 5:34 am

    I was at The Pig on Weaver Dairy in Chapel Hill talking with the owner, Sam Suchoff, when we got on a tangent about the best way to bread fried chicken. I started with how my mother had schooled me with a classic dry-wet-dry technique, with a few well-timed moves regarding the oil temperature. He […]

  • The Real Issue with Apple and the iPhone 5

    January 7, 2013 at 11:35 am

    Conspicuously absent from the discussion over the pros and cons of the new iPhone 5 is a more troubling issue with Apple’s decision to go with their new “Lightning” charger. There has been plenty of noise made over the fact that the switch renders many Apple customers’ old accessories useless, but the problem with the […]