Every varsity basketball letterman during Dean Smith’s coaching reign at UNC from 1961-97 is getting a letter with a check in it. From Michael Jordan to Phil Ford to James Worthy to Richard Vinroot, they all will receive the same $200.
The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight locked himself in the cockpit and, with apparent cool precision, deliberately slammed into snow-capped mountains, French prosecutor Brice Robin says, in a stunning twist to a tragedy that killed all 150 people aboard. “People who commit suicide usually do so alone ... I don’t call it a suicide,” Robin says.
Price signed a five-year contract. He replaces Alan Major, who left the program on March 15 after taking a second medical leave of absence in one year. The 49ers finished 14-18 last season, the third losing record in Major’s five years. .
It’s still strange to think this is an ACC game in an ACC city, with NC State and Louisville playing a regional semifinal in Syracuse, only the fourth time ACC teams have met in the NCAA tournament, but that’s the conference in 2015.
Gaston County’s Fish Camp Jam took place every October from 1992 - 2000 when it just ran out of steam. 60,000 visitors a year were lured (get it?) by catfish races, live music, fried flounder and hush puppies.