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Rules

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I recently heard Mike & Mike discussing preferred rule changes in sports, and I think I have a few of my own. Here’s a few quick ways to make our games more fun to watch.

In good hands

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You could do a whole lot worse than Brian Lane, Rebel fans.

Throughout the course of his first season as head coach, I’ve seen him take initiative and overachieve on the field, but that’s not what makes him unique.

Home décor

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Decking the halls is more difficult than it seems.

My wife and I, as we do each year, have been celebrating Christmas for quite some time now. We’ve already cranked up the holiday tunes, watched Home Alone 37 times and gone shopping for a few early Christmas gifts.

Distracted

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There are times in life when you don’t know you’re getting carried away until you take a few steps back from the situation.

Last Thursday was one of those times.

My co-worker, Mandy Ferguson, and I were several levels deep into a zombie shooting game at Dave & Buster’s when we were informed our gaming was causing a problem.

Christmas so soon?

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There are two types of people in this world.

There are those that could celebrate Christmas for six months each year and not blink an eye and there are those that will lose their marbles if you try to get holly jolly before Black Friday.

There’s really no in between.

A look back

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If you can believe it, we’re already at the tail end of another high school football season.

We’ve seen some incredible performances over the last 10 weeks, and as we get set for playoffs to start Friday, I thought this would be a good time to reflect on some of the season’s best moments.

Wainstein

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Heavy NCAA sanctions are looming for my North Carolina Tar Heels, but are they warranted?

Last week, Kenneth Wainstein released his lengthy report accusing university officials of setting up a “paper course” that helped athletes maintain eligibility for nearly 18 years.

No love for Kobe

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If you needed one more reason to think there are a “bunch of idiots” working over at ESPN, here it comes…

Last week, the worldwide leader ranked Kobe Bryant the 40th (yep, you read that right…40th) best player in the NBA.

Won't be the same

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Everybody has a morning routine, and Russ Cassell was a big part of mine.

Each day, I wake up, flip on the radio and begin the task of getting ready for work.

A win worth celebrating

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Are they really going for two?”

That was the question everyone was asking last Thursday night at The Reservation as Riverside called a timeout with one play remaining in overtime.

A field goal would have tied the game. It would have been the safe call—the obvious call.

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