I’m puzzled by the first two games of these NBA Finals.
I don’t envy my wife’s profession nine months out of the year.
Teaching is a tough gig. It comes with an insane amount of pressure and extremely expectations. It also comes with three months off.
Shannon makes sure I’m well aware of this.
I’m going to write about basketball again, y’all.
I’ve taken a bit of a leave from the sport since my beloved Heels won it all (You guys do remember that, right? Yes? Ok, good, just checking).
I’ve been apologizing to my wife for years..
“Shannon,” I’d say… “I’m sorry, but you know we’re not going to be able to have a girl, right? It’s just not possible. I come from a long line of men. Us Cannadas don’t make girls…”
It’s sort of true.
One of the best moments of my life did not come with out a lot of questions.
They go to work early. They stay late. They look after your children and spend countless hours finding ways to better educate them. They sacrifice time with their own families, so they can spend time with yours.
We owe a lot to our teachers, and we should show them how much we appreciate them this week.
I’m not what you would call “outdoorsy.”
I love campfires and S’mores and cool weather and clear skies, but I also like being inside.
I have nothing against camping. I’ve done it quite a bit, in fact.
I could just let this die.
I probably should just let this die.
But what fun would that be?
If every journalist covering the Final Four in Phoenix can voice their opinion on UNC and the NCAA investigation into several of the university’s African American Studies classes, why can’t I?
Sports have a funny way of always telling the perfect story.
I believe this now.
If you would’ve told me that last year, I would have called you a liar and told you where you could go. But as you know by now, my North Carolina Tar Heels have been redeemed and are champions of the college basketball world for the sixth time.
I know this feels like destiny, Gamecock fans.
I know you’re heading into this weekend feeling like you’re going to win two games and cut down the nets in Phoenix.
Some of you may be on your way there now to witness it in person.
But before you get any further down this road, we need to talk.