February 9, 2011

Duke vs. UNC — Which Side Are You On? And Why?

 (This is an updated version of the original post.) The Greatest College Basketball Rivalry Ever resumed this week.  Duke vs. Carolina. At 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9, they threw down. Carolina absolutely torched Duke in the first half, led 43-29 at the break, and my wife looked at me and simply said, "I am...
Continue Reading

Paintball! Part III (a.k.a. Why I’m The Wimp Who Does That Instead Of Going To Egypt)

I'm the quintessential American twenty-something ex-collegiate-athlete. I love feeling a rush without doing something actually dangerous. Like shooting at people and getting shot at with no chance of death. Me laying down some paint hiding.  Like paintball. (My much-mentioned Wilmington Star-News column went online today; it's in print tomorrow. An excerpt is at the end...
Continue Reading