Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news
Mobile Site | Contact | RSS | Search

A tale of love, hate -- and ACC hoops rivalry

Will Blythe, a 1979 UNC Chapel Hill graduate and former literary editor at Esquire, decided to discover how his happiness had become so tied to a basketball team. He would chart North Carolina's "fabled collective obsession." He would study hatred -- and make it "a labor of love." He settled on the title -- "To Hate Like This Is To Be Happy Forever" -- while he wrote his book proposal. The subtitle -- "A Thoroughly Obsessive, Intermittently Uplifting, and Occasionally Unbiased Account of the Duke-North Carolina Basketball Rivalry" -- came about later. (Charlotte Observer)


Recent Basketball Articles:

Warriors sign James Michael McAdoo

Report: John Henson to open season as Bucks' starting center

Michael Jordan couldn't psych out Ian Poulter

Sacramento Kings waive Wayne Ellington

Sources: Miami Heat reassign assistant coach Bob McAdoo


© 2005-2014 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.