Sunday night’s final game of the PK80’s Victory bracket between Michigan State and UNC was, to say the least, not easy to watch.
Within the opening minute of the second half of the Sacramento Kings’ home-opener against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 18, UNC alum and 2017 NCAA champion Justin Jackson scored the first points of his budding NBA career.
October brings us all an assortment of things. Beautiful leaves falling from their trees, covering the ground with shades of yellow, orange and red. Cool, crisp autumnal winds that remind us that it’s about to get really damn cold soon. Late Night with Roy, and the impending basketball season, where UNC is destined for greatness (because we always are). Flannels, pumpkin-spiced-everything, terribly-carved pumpkins, spooky costumes and endless buckets of candy. And, let’s not forget everyone’s least favorite sport: hockey.
Personally, It was the most entertaining horror film that I’ve ever seen, and it left me with plenty of thoughts about its many memorable moments, beginning with the very first scene. (Warning: spoilers ahead.)
Not everyone can win — someone has to lose. That’s just how the world works. This is especially true for the many people involved in this summer’s various happenings, as the worlds of sports, pop culture and politics all created moments that were memorable, for both the best and worst of reasons.
I struggled figuring out how to write about Kendrick Lamar’s newest album, “DAMN.”
The truest form of the sport showcases incredible degrees of athleticism meshing with the simplest facets — dribbling, shooting, passing, defending, etc. — of the game to create a special art form unique to any player, team or league.
Every March, spring rolls in, the clocks jump forward an hour (damn you, Daylight Savings) and utter madness ensues as millions of Americans obsess over 68 college basketball teams for a few weeks.
When you attend UNC, you’re aware of the incredible history.