Australian Shooting Guard On UNC's Radar
Australian native Josh Green is one of the best Australian prospects in the last decade. The 6-5 junior who plays with IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL, is the 16th rated junior in America according to Rivals.com. And now, his interest in being recruited by UNC is being reciprocated by the staff in Chapel Hill according to his AAU director, Ryan Silver, and high school coach, Sean McAloon.
Q&A With Vince Carter
How did you celebrate getting drafted? Vince Carter: "We were in Vancouver so next door there was a Benihana’s. We were sitting at Benihana watching our food get cooked and it was weird." What’s the best financial advice you got after being drafted? Carter: "Put yourself on an allowance. For all the contracts that are guaranteed, that doesn’t mean it’s going to last you."
Andy Griffith will always be with us
Andy Griffith first achieved fame in 1953 when he recorded a 45 RPM record featuring “What It Was Was Football” on one side and his version of “Romeo and Juliet” on the other. Griffith portrayed a backward country hick who accidentally followed a crowd of people into a college football game. He had never seen a game before, so had no idea what was going on.
UNC Baseball: Kicking The Door Down
From a 7-7 start to the first College World Series appearance by a UNC team since 2013, this group of players endeared themselves to fans like few of its predecessors have. That made Wednesday's loss so much more difficult. coach Mike Fox said as much after the game. "The end of the season, it stinks. And it's especially hard when you have such a great group of kids."
Tre Boston: Safety market is 'kinda rough man'
Free agency hasn't been kind to veteran safeties. NFL backstops have struggled to find work, something Tre Boston has experienced firsthand after recently turning down a low-level offer from the Cardinals. Boston, 25, spent last year with the Chargers after toiling for the Panthers from 2014 to 2016. The former Panthers defender is mired in a dead safety market.
Barth brothers to host annual kicking skills camp
NFL placekicker Connor Barth and his brother Casey are hosting their annual kicking camp July 12 from 5:30-8 p.m. at Hoggard (Wilmington, NC) High School. Campers will receive instruction on both the physical and mental aspects of kicking from the two former UNC standouts. The camp is free and campers are asked to bring a football and kicking tee if they have them.
UNC Baseball Final Statistics
North Carolina finished the 2018 baseball season 44-20, including a 22-8 ACC record. The Tar Heels finished atop the league and earned the number one seed in the ACC Tournament. Here are the final individual leaders for the Tar Heels: Batting average: .345 - Kyle Datres (2nd in ACC); ERA: 1.69 - Ben Casparius (minimum 10 innings pitched) (T-8th in ACC)
Five Fast Facts About Pirates Third Baseman Colin Moran
As hard as it is to call someone with a beard like Colin Moran’s a “youngin,” Moran is still in the young throes of his career. As of this writing, Moran has seen 1,000 pitches in the major leagues. 857 of them have come this season. With a mature approach, it is hard to remember that Moran is still going through the same learning curve as countless hitters before him.
Skye Bolt returns to Midland RockHounds - Double-A affiliate of Oakland A's - with five-tool ability
Midland RockHounds outfielder Skye Bolt is the five-tool player that most coaches dream of. In addition to his attention-grabbing name, he has speed and athleticism to go with a solid bat and defense. A fourth-round pick in 2015 out of the University of North Carolina, the switch-hitting Bolt has seen some struggles at the plate during his climb through the minor-leagues.
Akoy Agau returning to Louisville basketball as graduate transfer
Akoy Agau, a graduate transfer with one season of eligibility left, confirmed Friday that he is returning to Louisville, giving the Cards some much-needed frontcourt depth. The 6-foot-8 forward is coming back to the Cards four years after he left the team and after stints with Georgetown and Southern Methodist. He received a waiver to play a sixth year of college basketball last week.