Who is David Tepper? Five things to know about the future owner of the Carolina Panthers
It's only a matter of days or weeks until Jerry Richardson officially sells the Carolina Panthers for approximately $2.2 billion, as CBS Sports reported this week. "Incredibly comfortable" with Panthers general manager Marty Hurney and coach Ron Rivera, David Tepper is set to own the team pending approval by the other 31 NFL owners at the May 22-23 league meetings.
Roy Williams to visit Matthew Hurt Tuesday
Matthew Hurt, the 6-foot-9 forward from Rochester (MN), is set to receive visits from Kentucky coach John Calipari and assistant Joel Justus, North Carolina coach Roy Williams and assistant Hubert Davis, along with UCLA assistant David Grace on Tuesday. Duke may possibly visit on Tuesday as well. Hurt took unofficial visits to Duke (Oct. 20) and UNC (Oct. 21) earlier this year.
Duke QB Thomas Sirk To Transfer For Final Season
Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk will play his sixth season of eligibility at another institution, coach David Cutcliffe announced on Monday. Sirk graduated from Duke in May, 2016 with a degree in political science while minoring in education. In November of 2016, Sirk was granted an extension of eligibility by the NCAA, making him eligible to participate in the 2017 football season.
Audio: Larry Fedora - Don’t believe everything you read
North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora recently joined The David Glenn Show to talk about the Tar Heels’ bowl matchup vs. Stanford. During the conversation, he also talked about advising players who may leave school early for the NFL, coaching carousel rumors and his disdain for the media’s lack of accountability.
Photo: UNC basketball family in the Dean Dome
On Wednesday, members of the Carolina basketball family were in Chapel Hill to help work UNC's basketball camp and take part in the annual player-alumni scrimmage. Pictured: Tyler Hansbrough, Ed Davis, Reyshawn Terry, Sean May, Marvin Williams, Raymond Felton, Byron Sanders, Jawad Williams, Tyler Zeller, Wayne Ellington, David Noel, Deon Thompson, and Quentin Thomas.
Audio: Sean May hoping to serve as good-luck charm for UNC
UNC Director of Player Personnel and former Tar Heel star Sean May made an appearance on The David Glenn Show Tuesday to talk about the team’s upcoming trip to the Final Four. May, who was named Most Outstanding Player of the 2005 NCAA Tournament, hopes his presence will bring good luck to the team in the form of a championship.
U.Va. needs more offensive 'moments' vs. UNC
More than moments may be necessary today for U.Va. a) to keep North Carolina’s fast-paced, high-scoring offense off the field, or b) just to keep up in their ACC encounter in Chapel Hill, N.C. The Tar Heels (5-1, 2-0) average 40.5 points, 218.5 yards rushing and 263.7 yards passing. “The tempo is very, very, very fast,” U.Va. defensive tackle David Dean said.
UNC alums in Chapel Hill
A group of former UNC basketball players were in Chapel Hill on Thursday to meet with the team, hang with Coach Roy Williams, and connect back with the Carolina basketball family....In the picture above, Sean May (2002-2005), Wayne Ellington (2006-2009), Joe Wolf (1983–1987), and David Noel (2002–2006) are seen with North Carolina head coach Roy Williams.
Video: Paige nails slow motion three
In a pick-up game this week, former UNC center and 2005 National Champion Sean May got video of Tar Heel senior guard Marcus Paige nailing a three. In the caption, May shouts-out the pass from David Noel, who was working out the with team.
Dustin Ackley proving to be key acquisition for Yankees
There was very little fanfare about the Yankees' acquisition of Dustin Ackley from the Mariners before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, probably because it was all the club did after weeks of speculation about acquiring a frontline starter such as David Price. But getting Ackley may turn out to be a very big deal indeed.
Dave Glenn breaks down what’s in store for UNC (audio)
David Glenn spent a segment of his show discussing the UNC scandal and what type of punishment may be in store for the Tar Heels. Dave explained that anyone expecting a harsh punishment for Carolina may be in for a surprise, based on the other litigation that the NCAA is currently involved in defending.
Obama: 'Smith will go down as one of the greatest'
Dean Smith impacted thousands of people in a variety of ways. In the two days following his death, the legacy he leaves behind may be best reflected by the stories that fellow coaches, former players and fans across the country have been sharing. Included among those weighing in is President Barack Obama. On Monday, Obama joined The David Glenn Show to discuss the life of the UNC legend.
Karl Hess Apparently Done as an ACC Referee
This interesting nugget from David Glenn this morning. "Multiple sources told @DavidGlennShow and @ACCSports the ACC is ending its relationship with controversial BB official Karl Hess. More soon. — David Glenn Show (@DavidGlennShow) January 9, 2015" You may be asking what exactly brought about this move from the ACC? It turns out it was a highly questionable comment made to a fan at the Louisville-Wake Forest game on Sunday night.
Andrew Miller's stats are crazy good; soon he'll have a four-year deal to match
Free-agent left-hander Andrew Miller's market is moving so well that he is all but assured of a four-year deal at a record rate for a non-closing reliever, big-league executives said. Miller's case may not be quite as obvious and clear-cut as closer David Robertson, who seamlessly replaced the iconic Mariano Rivera in arguably the most pressure-packed job in baseball. But apparently it is a compelling one to major-league execs, who are persuaded to make him by far the highest paid non-closing reliever in history.
Sean May signs with Rouen
As reported by David Pick, veteran big man Sean May has signed a deal with French club Rouen. He signed a six-week deal and will replace Adrian Uter, who signed in Israel.