Weekend Watch: December 14-16
It's official: Giovani Bernard will enter the 2013 NFL Draft. Bernard and Tar Heel head coach Larry Fedora will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. today to announce the decision. This year, I've implored you to enjoy watching Gio play football in a Tar Heel uniform, and I think you have.
With this news, GoHeels.com has published Adam's outstanding story that will be in the January issue of Tar Heel Monthly. Read it, whether on the web today or when it arrives in your mailbox.
In case you missed them, there are two UNC New Media productions you should check out today:
When Carolina played at Miami, Yvens Bernard got to see his youngest son play in a Tar Heel uniform for the first time. Here's the video of the reunion.
And you owe it to yourself to watch the Giovani Bernard 2012 season highlight reel.
Congratulations to a young man who has worked extremely hard for everything he's earned. Best of luck at the next level, Gio.
Today is the last day of exams for the fall semester, so the athletic calendar is light.
Men's basketball hosts Jeff Lebo and East Carolina Saturday at noon. The Pirates are 6-1 on the year. Carolina and East Carolina have not played since the 1993 NCAA Tournament (an 85-65 Tar Heel victory) and last met in the regular season since 1953.
Women's basketball is in Conway, SC to take on Coastal Carolina Sunday at 2 p.m. The Tar Heels are 9-1 and held North Carolina Central to 21 points on Wednesday. You can meet the Tar Heels today at The Streets at Southpoint at 6 p.m.
With the conclusion of the fall sports championships, Carolina has taken the overall lead in the Learfield Director's Cup Standings.
P.J. Hairston made a GIF of Leslie McDonald, and it is outstanding.
Alex White was traded from the Rockies to the Astros last week, and he's excited about the move.
Here's a great profile of WWE Chairman Vince McMahon.
Finally, the Columbus Crew is voting on the team's Moment of the Year. One of the candidates is the moment of silence at the first home game following the death of Kirk Urso. Watch the video.