Stroman On Sports

Dr. Deborah Stroman, sports commentator and UNC business professor, talks to Brighton McConnell about the world of sports.

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Stroman On Sports: Blue Blood Struggles and the Evolution of One-And-Dones

Dr. Debby Stroman joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to discuss why the blue blood programs of college basketball are experiencing downturns. Plus: how much could the new NBA G-League Ignite team affect the future of one-and-done players in college basketball?

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Stroman on Sports: UNC Prepares to Take On UVA

Dr. Deb Stroman joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to preview this weekend’s men’s basketball game between UNC and Virginia. She shares thoughts on the team’s recent step back in following coronavirus protocols, as well as the reasons games are still played amid the pandemic.

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Stroman on Sports: Super Bowl Weekend and UNC-Duke (Round 1)

Dr. Deb Stroman joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to preview a very full sports weekend. She shares her Super Bowl predictions and why she believes this year’s game is historic. Plus: what to expect in UNC and Duke’s first matchup of the season and the NBA holding its All-Star Game despite COVID-19.

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Stroman on Sports: Domestic Violence and Mental Health in Football

Dr. Deb Stroman joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to discuss some disturbing news about a domestic violence arrest of an NFL player. Plus: Deb previews some events her Center of Sport Business and Analytics is putting on ahead of the Super Bowl.

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January 15, 2021: One Billboard Outside Durham

Dr. Debby Stroman joins 97.9 The Hill’s Brighton McConnell to discuss (and low-key revel in) the installation of a billboard proclaiming UNC Basketball fans the “Best in the Nation” outside Durham. The duo also pose the question: what characteristics make for the “best” fans?

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