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Seven UNC coaches get new deals

Women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell and women’s lacrosse coach Jenny Levy, received two-year extensions. Field hockey coach Karen Shelton, men’s lacrosse coach Joe Breschi, men’s tennis coach Sam Paul, men’s soccer coach Carlos Somoano, and women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance received three-year deals — the first multi-year deals for any of them.

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A farewell to golf legend Arnold Palmer, who died Sunday

For the last several decades of his life, Arnold Palmer had shown up at golf tournaments without much of a game and no chance to win. He would shoot his 80’s and 82’s, frown at the bogeys and smile at the crowds, and we would nod and say, “Good for you, Arnie.” The fact is, if he shot 90 or 100, he was still Arnie and that’s what we came to see. Him, not his birdies.

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Charlotte Hornets head coach speaks during Hornets Media Day
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