By BobLee BobLee has “jousted with the windmills” of human foolishness for over fifteen years in over 1,600 incredibly insightful commentaries. Follow him at
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    BobLee Says: UNC’s World According To Crum

    November 7, 2014 at 10:33 am

    I recently listened to a very fine book – A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving.  Irving’s signature opus was his 1978 novel The World According To Garp.  That phrase bounced around inside my head as I seized the Good Sports’ mic last Saturday for my weekly 60-Second Sound-Off. Irving’s T.S. Garp was, like those […]

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    BobLee Says: Another Game Older And Deeper In…

    October 7, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    It was the ol’ peapicker hisself Tennessee Ernie Ford who sang “You load sixteen tons and whatta you get? Another day older and deeper in debt. St. Peter dontcha call me ‘cause I can’t go…”  Ol’ Ern was no kin to Danny (Ford) that we know of. The Fighting Fedorians and WuffDave’s Brickyard Warriors are, […]

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    BobLee Says: Then The Former Trustee Said…

    September 29, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    I received an email Sunday morning: “BobLee, your and Art’s “Good Sports” pre-game show has become more entertaining than the games.” Ouch! Is that a version of the back-handed compliment re: “you sweat less than any other fat girl I’ve ever danced with…” comparison? I replied, “Thanks, I guess.” If you missed this past Saturday’s […]

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    BobLee Says: But Other Than THAT, Mrs. Kenan…

    September 22, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    But other than THAT, Mrs Kenan; how was your trip to Greenville?.. As compared to 1) Honest Abe’s evening at Ford’s Theatre and/or 2) George Custer’s picnic on The Little Big Horn?? Viewed in the context of a post-Marvin’s-Tweet historical perspective… Tru Blues would not have been surprised to see Shane Carden revealed as Dan […]

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    BobLee Says: The Franklin Street Fact Factory

    September 2, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Saturday was a VERY good day for yours truly. The Fighting Fedorians (maybe we need to change that name, huh?) are now five Ws from bowl eligibility. I had a heck of a fun time Under The Bubble – aka “in Chapel Hill.” This Fall, The Good Sports are broadcasting from Ground Zero – Legendary […]

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    Your Suggestions For Filling Seats?

    August 29, 2014 at 10:19 am

    Whether or not you agree or are even aware, College Football (and to some degree College Basketball) is in the 2nd-3rd year of an on-site attendance decline. Decidedly fewer fans are actually attending games even at traditionally Top Ten schools. Athletic administrators across the country are quandarified as to how to abate this phenomenon. Is it abatable […]

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    BobLeeSays: The Invisible Fence

    February 4, 2014 at 9:27 am

    Dog owner or not, you’re familiar with “Invisible Fences.” Gizmos planted around the perimeter of a yard activate another gizmo on a dog’s collar, zapping him if he should attempt to leave the yard. Dogs aren’t the only ones restricted by Invisible Fences… The two primary adversaries in The Great Unpleasantness – UNCCH and The […]

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    And Then Holden Said…

    January 27, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    Historians debate if it was THE primo media circus in UNC’s long history. Dickie & Meezie (and the pissed-off posse) Fire Matt gets votes, as does Butch, Holden & Dickie In The Headlights. Deservedly so for both. But The Martin Report presentation was a rip-roaring HUMMMdinger. I was there at The Carolina Inn that fateful […]

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    BobLee Says: Regardless, You Are Going To Believe…..

    January 20, 2014 at 8:36 pm

    The comparison began with “in the past ten years” but immediately elevated to “in our lifetime…” I was asking two veteran Triangle-area media celebrities to rank The Great Unpleasantness aka “One small tweet for Marvin, one giant mess for…” We were in accord as to (1) its time capsule worthiness and (2) the reality that […]

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    Hell On Wheels ‘Amid The Pines’

    December 2, 2013 at 2:25 pm

    To say “I don’t do traffic jams very well” is an understatement. For most Tar Heel fans, the Duke game itself may have been difficult to deal with. For me, the pre and post game circumstances were what soured my milk. If “traffic intolerance” has its very own -aphobia, I have an acute case of […]