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Chansky’s Notebook: The Joy of Losing

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Remember those seasons when your team wasn’t good enough to win a championship and the arch rival was favored to do so? My first recollection of that was just out of college when NC State had David Thompson and Tom Burleson on a team that just about could not be beaten. Sure, the Tar Heels tried to beat them and almost did several times despite losing 9 in a row to the Wolfpack. Since those were the days when only the ACC champion went to the NCAA Tournament, all of our chips were in for whoever was playing State in the Big Dance. Rugby enthusiasts and the like are now scouting on where to watch the rugby world cup live, delayed but high-quality videos, through satellite feeds, cable, freeview box, broadband, or online with a laptop or pc.

Duke Basketball: Blue Devils set for another top ranked 2023 recruiting class

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If you have kept up with college basketball recruiting over the past calendar year, then you will likely know that once again, Duke Basketball is set to bring one of the nation’s top collections of prep talent to Durham for the 2022-23 season. The National Finals Rodeo (NFR LIVE MATCH), organized by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), is the premier championship rodeo event in the United States.

Tariq Carpenter finally gets some respect

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I've been waiting for someone to see how good Tariq can be. Why is no one else talking about him?

JOSE ALVARADO AND MOSES WRIGHT!!!!!!!

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ACC awards are out. JOSE ALVARADO GOT DPOY AND MOSES WRIGHT GOT POY!!!!!!!! HOW 'BOUT THEM JACKETS!!!!

Ramblin' Reck

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Could not find a Ramblin' Reck Hot Wheels for my grandson.

#CoastalChaos

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But not in the way you're thinking. #CoastalCahos typically refers to the entire division having a 5-3 record, but this quote from Ken Sugira gets to the true meaning of the term: "Pitt and Virginia are the only two teams in the division mathematically alive to win it, meaning that there will be six different Coastal champions in the past six seasons – Duke (2013), Georgia Tech (2014), North Carolina (2015), Virginia Tech (2016), Miami (2017) and either Pitt or Virginia this season. In the same span, the Atlantic Division has had two champions – Florida State (2013-14) and Clemson (2015-2018). In the short history of two-division conferences in FBS, no division has ever had six different champions in a six-year span." #Goacc

AUDIO: Joey on Georgia Tech's SECOND Inexplicable Loss of 2017

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Georgia Tech snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Again. This time, it was against Miami. The Yellow Jackets find themselves at 3-2 at a time where they should be 5-0. Here are Joey's thoughts on this development.

Audio courtesy of the Basketball Conference Podcast.

GT's 1917 National Championship Team

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Aside from wearing a jersey and having a nickname I'd be cool with us throwing back to every now and then, Tech's 1917 Yellow Jackets were the South's first national champions. They were myth busters who blew the roof off of the Northeastern stranglehold on college football and ushered in a truly national era for the sport. You're welcome, America!