Vince Carter & Rasheed Wallace Tell UNC Basketball, Carolina Family Stories

Vince Carter and Rasheed Wallace almost played together at North Carolina. Wallace played in Chapel Hill from 1993-1995, and Carter arrived in 1995, just after Wallace left for the NBA Draft.

In a segment on ESPN’s The Jump, Carter said how he prayed that Wallace would have stayed so they could have played a seasonn or two together. They would have created one of the more dominant and impressive lineups in college basketball history.

“Once I committed I was praying… that (Sheed) and Stack stayed,” Carter said. “…I obviously remember Sheed in high school and when I

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Brevard, North Carolina is a Mountain Biker’s Paradise

Joe Driver, Megan Hutton, and Dan Ennis ride Pisgah National Forest in Transylvania County. All photos courtesy

There was a time not so long ago when running into a couple of mountain bikers from Vancouver along a trail in Brevard’s DuPont State Recreational Forest would have seemed quite beyond the ordinary. These days, running into cyclists from all around the world is hardly even unusual. Though a longtime favorite spot for mountain biking and road cycling, Brevard and Transylvania spent decades as a best kept secret among those already in the know. The cat, however, is out of the

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Michael Jordan game-worn North Carolina Tar Heels basketball jersey sells for $1.38 million

The only known Michael Jordan game-worn North Carolina Tar Heels basketball jersey sold for $1.38 million Saturday with Heritage Auctions.

The jersey was photo-matched to the 1982-83 season, when Jordan won NCAA Player of the Year from The Sporting News, and is the same jersey he wore on the cover of the magazine when he won the award.

The sale broke the previous record for a Jordan jersey, also set by Heritage in October, when a game-worn Chicago Bulls Jordan jersey from the 1986-87 season sold for $480,000.

“As the final price tag proves, this jersey has everything any serious

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Robert Pinter Joins South Carolina Swimming Staff, First Hire of Poppell Era

South Carolina’s new head swimming & diving coach Jeff Poppell has made his first hire, adding Robert Pinter as the new staff’s first assistant coach.

Pinter has previous stops as an assistant at Iowa, Wisconsin, and Georgia Tech, and since 2016 has served as the head coach of Gator Swim Club. Gator Swim Club is the club program in Gainesville, Florida that is affiliated with the University of Florida. Poppell’s prior stop before South Carolina was as the head coach of the women’s varsity program at the University of Florida.

“I am extremely excited to have Robert join our staff

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