Mack Brown Decent Hire, but Not the Best

I understand fans of the University of North Carolina football team being head over heels on the re-hiring of Mack Brown. Brown was the one who took the Tar Heels to the bring of stardom.  He was responsible for a golden age the football program had not experienced since the late 1940s.   The Tar Heels…

Dean Smith: a College Basketball Icon

Before I share my thoughts on the passing of Dean Smith, let me first start by disclosing the following. I am an alumnus of North Carolina State University (Class of 1997). Growing up in Winston-Salem, NC (ok, actually Kernersville), I was a big fan of Wake Forest basketball. And finally, I thought that only Satan…

2014 NCAA Tournament Preview

March Madness is here!  The college basketball conferences have finished, and the 2014 NCAA Tournament bracket had been announced on CBS and ESPN (by the way, ain’t it cool that you could watch BOTH online – for FREE?!). There were a few surprises this time around – my alma mater NC State making it, Iowa…