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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jay Bilas, ESPN’s leading college basketball analyst, is this week’s interview subject for “Sports Legends of the Carolinas.” In many ways the conscience of college basketball, Bilas has long advocated that college athletes be paid for their labor and has harshly criticized NCAA leadership. Bilas also is a former Duke basketball player who started for the 1986 Blue Devils ...

The latest installment of "Why The ACC Can’t Have Nice Football Things: Volume Infinity" played out Saturday in South Florida. It played out in a mostly empty stadium, off a toll highway somewhere between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, where a once-proud college football program added another sad chapter to its recent (and now not all that recent) history. It’s a chapter that could be called ...

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte 49ers fired their former boy wonder head coach Sunday, adding to a remarkably bad year among prominent head coaches in Charlotte. Will Healy’s fourth Charlotte team had started 1-7 and is widely considered one of the worst squads in college football this season. So his dismissal wasn’t an enormous surprise. And in this city, in 2022, it’s even less of a shock ...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For someone so closely associated with Charlotte and the South, famed artist Romare Bearden spent precious little time here. In fact, his parents fled the city when a white mob targeted them in 1915 during the Jim Crow era. They took their young son to Pittsburgh, part of the Great Migration of Southern Black families to the North in the early 20th century. Later, they ...

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North Carolina is a mid-Atlantic paradise for many as you can enjoy mild winters while avoiding the excessive summer temps that Texas and Florida endure. The Tarheel State offers a coastal lifestyle in the east and more temperate mountain climates. With excellent hospitals, universities and a competitive cost of living, there are many places to […]

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Tom DeLonge, Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus are reuniting as Blink-182 for the first time since 2015 for a new international tour. The band is also dropping a new song on Friday, titled "Edging," which marks the first time the trio has been in the studio together in a decade. The international tour will feature openers Turnstile in North America, Rise Against in Australia, The ...

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Five-hundred thousand dollars well spent. On a night normally reserved for digesting game plans, Thirsty Thursday deals and quite literally anything but Southeastern Conference football, South Carolina handled S.C. State, 50-10, in a game South Carolina administrators paid their willing visitors half-a-million dollars just to show up. Initially scheduled for Saturday, the ...

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Search and rescue teams are working before dawn to respond to hours-old calls for help that came as Ian -- downgraded to a tropical storm still marching across Florida -- slammed the state's west coast as a Category 4 hurricane, its surge trapping residents and its monstrous winds and flooding rains leaving millions without power and many without drinkable water.

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FICTION: After Obama wins the presidency in 2008, a group of Republicans — led by "The Big Guy" — vow to retake the country. "The Unfolding" by A.M. Homes; Viking (416 pages, $28) ——— It's been 10 years since A.M. Homes' last book, "May We Be Forgiven," which won the Women's Prize for Fiction, featuring the author's signature dark humor, sociological acuity and light-handed way with mayhem. ...

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The most jarring thing about the ACC finally finalizing its inevitable move from Greensboro to Charlotte is that, unlike just about everything else that’s so disorienting about college sports these days, this was not done by perceived necessity. It was entirely by elective choice. That says everything about the ACC’s motivation here and what was driving the new commissioner and ...

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Sixty-nine years after its founding in a smoke-filled room inside of the old Sedgefield Inn, the ACC is leaving the city and relocating its headquarters to Charlotte, the league announced on Tuesday. The conference’s board of directors, made up of presidents and chancellors of all 15 of the ACC’s members, finalized in recent weeks what the ACC described as a “unanimous” ...

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