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Three takeaways from No. 4 Virginia’s road win over No. 8 North Carolina

Three takeaways from No. 4 Virginia’s road win over No. 8 North Carolina
  • Bob Murray tried small fixes to keep the Ducks afloat — until the bottom fell out FWC: Bob Murray tried small fixes to keep the Ducks afloat — until the bottom fell out

    The Ducks’ 2017-18 season had ended badly. They were swept out of the playoffs by the San Jose Sharks while being outscored 16-4, but general manager Bob Murray wasn’t ready to dismiss coach Randy Carlyle. Murray wanted to give him a chance to adjust to the NHL’s swing toward up-tempo play, so…

  • NCAA can make Ole Miss vacate wins, but can’t put goal post back FWC: NCAA can make Ole Miss vacate wins, but can’t put goal post back

    The Rebels vacated 33 wins over six seasons. Part of Ole Miss’ punishment in the big NCAA thing from a few years back: vacating wins. We knew that’d take a while to sort out, and now — more than a year after the NCAA’s main sanctions announcement — the Rebels and the NCAA have figured out which Ole Miss wins…

  • MLB hot stove: Yankees continue to 'check in' on Manny Machado, report says FWC: MLB hot stove: Yankees continue to ‘check in’ on Manny Machado, report says

    Machado has made four All-Star teams and won two Gold Glove awards in his seven-year MLB career.

  • Belichick renamed his boat again, but there’s a better way FWC: Belichick renamed his boat again, but there’s a better way

    Bill Belichick has to keep updating his boat because he likes to brag a bit. He could be bragging WAY MORE. Bill Belichick’s hubris knows no bounds. Despite conventional sailor wisdom saying you should never rename a boat — without the proper ceremonies; I’m just assuming that Belichick hasn’t made an oath to the various Gods of the oceans —…