Pinson and the Tar Heels relish National Championship glory

By Zach Goins CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Carolina blue and white streamers rained down onto the floor of University of Phoenix stadium. Confetti wasn’t the only thing falling that night though, as Theo Pinson wiped tears from his face. But unlike last year, these were tears of joy. “The confetti didn’t drop as fast as … More Pinson and the Tar Heels relish National Championship glory

Review: ESPN’s ‘SportsNation’ is all fluff, no sports

By Zach Goins CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — SportsNation aired its annual “Summer Jeers: Red, White and Boos” episode showcasing the 44 best sports bloopers and follies of the year so far, but the ESPN show should have added itself to the list. SportsNation serves as another disappointing indicator of the direction the network seems to … More Review: ESPN’s ‘SportsNation’ is all fluff, no sports

Opinion: Let kids be kids and stop recruiting middle schoolers

By Zach Goins CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Titan Lacaden was ecstatic to receive his first Division I football scholarship. But there’s only one problem — the quarterback from Hawaii won’t be able to hit the college gridiron any time soon. Not because of an injury or any off the field issues, but because Lacaden won’t … More Opinion: Let kids be kids and stop recruiting middle schoolers