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Michael Jordan's road to being a NASCAR owner, 14 years in the making

is now a NASCAR team owner. Maybe it reads a little strange. Maybe it sounds strange. But the road to making that sentence a reality isn't as nearly as long or as rocky as most might think. On Monday night, the sports world was buzzing when news broke that Jordan was entering into a partnership with NASCAR racer Denny Hamlin. (

'Living his purpose through coaching': Jackie Manuel begins new chapter in UNC career

Fifteen years later, is returning to UNC in a new role. He's making the switch to women’s basketball to work on ’s staff. Having a new job closer to his wife, who works at UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, means he gets to spend more time with his family while pursuing his passion for coaching in a place he considers home. (Daily Tar Heel)

Coby White Donates 3,500 Pairs of Glasses for E-Learning Use

is linking up with Zenni Optical to donate a significant number of glasses, which specialize in blocking blue light emanating off screens, to kids beginning their school year. Nearly 3,000 pairs will be distributed to Chicago after school programs. Over 600 pairs will go to teachers and students of Eastern Wayne Middle School in Goldsboro, N.C. (NBC Chicago)

Brad Daugherty: Michael Jordan to NASCAR is ‘huge moment’

calls ’s ownership of a Cup team a "huge moment for NASCAR." "It’s a big momentum shift for this sport culturally," said Daugherty, co-owner of JTG Daugherty Racing and analyst for NBC Sports. "Three years ago, this would have never happened. A year ago, this wouldn’t have happened. The eyeballs are going to be incredible." (NBC Sports)

UNC Basketball: 2019-20 Career Stats in Review - Three-Pointers

finished his career with the 31st most three pointers in UNC history and the highest on last season's roster. made 49 threes in his one season in Chapel Hill, good for 48th all-time. Given his 11 missed games and average of 2.23 made threes per game, Anthony would have made around 73-74 threes this past season. (All Tar Heels)

Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin to field NASCAR Cup car with Bubba Wallace driving

Denny Hamlin is starting his own race car team in partnership with Charlotte Hornets owner and Bubba Wallace as the driver. Hamlin, a three-time Daytona 500 winner, made the announcement on social media. The team will be a single-car Toyota entry aligned with Joe Gibbs Racing. Jordan said he's been a fan of NASCAR his whole life. (

Michael Jordan wins again! ESPN’s ‘The Last Dance’ earns Emmy for Best Documentary Series

and his Chicago Bulls of the 1990s didn’t lose when a championship was at stake, so it figures that a documentary chronicling that era would win an award as well. ESPN’s The Last Dance won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series. As could have been expected, The Last Dance was a hit for ESPN once it premiered. (Awful Announcing)

Video: Danny Green - 'We still have a lot to achieve'

Former University of North Carolina basketball greats and sit down to discuss the Los Angeles Lakers' journey to the NBA Western Conference Finals, their quest for an NBA title, and what it's like playing alongside LeBron James. (

Marvin Williams on the Bubble, NBA Career, Future

Former UNC star started this season playing in front of fans for the Charlotte Hornets; he ended it locked down in the NBA's bubble with the Milwaukee Bucks. After the Bucks, the No. 1 seed in the East, were upset in the second round of the playoffs to the fifth-seeded Miami Heat, the former No. 2 overall pick decided to call it a career. (Inside Carolina)

Former NBA guard Ty Lawson dropped by Chinese Basketball Association

will not be part of the upcoming Chinese Basketball Association season, his team Fujian Sturgeons said Saturday, severing ties with the former NBA guard due to "inappropriate comments" he allegedly posted on social media. Lawson, who played for Fujian last season and led them to a playoffs run, has been in China since the end of the season. (
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