Weekend Watch: July 27-29
Kind of a hodgepodge this week, as of course Tar Heel sports are out of season, and baseball and MLS are the only major sports going on. Happy Weekend!
Can we talk about Matt Harvey? The former Diamond Heel made his Major League debut last night, and threw 5.1 scoreless innings in Phoenix, struck out 11, allowed just three hits and surrendered three walks, and was 2-2 at the plate. He is the first pitcher since at least 1900 to have 10+ strikeouts and two hits in his debut. The game ended late on the east coast, but the New York bullpen held on.
In case you missed it, here's a great Harvey story from the Newark Star-Ledger from earlier in the week.
The 2012-13 NBA schedule has just been released, and Adam broke down 10 must-see games for Tar Heel fans.
The Olympics are underway, and opening ceremonies are tonight. To keep an eye on the Carolina contingent in London, check this page on GoHeels.com.
Heather O'Reilly and Tobin Heath are members of the USA Women's National Soccer Team. Tobin answered Twitter questions on ESPNW.com this week, and Heather is blogging for the New York Times.
Here's a funny story about how an unofficial advertiser won a battle with the London Olympic Organizing Committee.
The first world record of the 2012 games has been set - by a legally blind archer.
And finally, here's this: