Golf Putting and Free Throws (13)

Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Steele told this story. When tryouts were allowed, he had a young man in the campus gym, demonstrating his shooting ability.  Showing very limited success, the young man stopped and commented to Coach Steele: “I’m sorry I’m doing so poorly coach, but you make me nervous.” Coach Steele replied, …

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N. MY DANNY TALBOTT STORY (404)

Danny Talbott lost his war with cancer. Many thought he’d win. He won every thing else. Danny was a baptist preacher’s kid. In the 1960’s in North Carolina he was legendary. His pre-integration time called for every able bodied, red blooded male to play football. Most added basketball and baseball, as did Danny. Tennis and …

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E. CAROLINA ATHLETICS (98)

“FANTOSH”: “When the crap hits the fan.” Recently there has been a lot of discussion about UNC-CHAPEL HILL athletics. I’m not sure everyone is totally up on the issues. Coach Roy William’s situation was brought up in our local golf group’s pre-round gathering. One local geezer concluded: “If he ain’t got em where they can …

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