Did you know...

Return to Forum

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
  • KT the next generation May 6, 2014
    Towel Boy

    View quoted thread



    Apparently you're tOO stupid to know the difference between to and too. Then again, you guys are on that third grade reading level.

  • PackFanInTheHouse May 6, 2014
    Towel Boy

    View quoted thread



    +1

    The true ones are and will always be.... the VERY BEST ones.

    :)

  • Tarheel County May 5, 2014
    Towel Boy

    View quoted thread


    Always humorous when state college ABCERs try to lecture someone else on cheating.

    Always good for a belly laugh.

    Makes me grin real biglike.

  • Misanthropic Lycanthrope May 5, 2014
    Towel Boy

    View quoted thread


    SMH. The problem is not with a significantly larger percentage of student-athletes at UNC* choosing "easier" majors than their non-athlete classmates. That does happen pretty much everywhere, NCSU and Duke included. There is no issue with a large percentage of athletes choosing AFAM studies as a major, or even being "steered" toward that major.

    The problem at UNC* is that they were enrolling athletes in classes that literally did not meet and required no work. A huge proportion of those athletes could not read above a middle-school level (at best), yet they were passing their courses and graduating. They were not just "easier" classes than astrophysics or inorganic chemistry; they were literally SHAM CLASSES designed purely to keep athletes eligible. That does not happen at most other universities.

  • UNIVERSITY OF NATIONAL CHAMPS May 5, 2014
    Pro

    View quoted thread


    It's from a reliable source. You guys never share your sources so I can play that game too.

    Also, anyone care to list the majors your model student-athletes have declared?? Oh that's right, isn't it "general studies". I can't wait until somebody opens the book on that scam.

  • UNIVERSITY OF NATIONAL CHAMPS May 5, 2014
    Pro

    View quoted thread


    It was simply an easy major that some athletes took because they wanted a lighter course load. It's why some people major in exercise science at NCSU and not astrophysics. It's why Duke athletes choose Sociology over Biology. It happens everywhere and just because you guy want to yank some banners down will not change that fact!

  • sweet D May 4, 2014
    Bench Warmer

    View quoted thread


    go easy on him, inadvertently admitting to (any) cheating is a large step for this lame-brain, of course his view is gonna be a little skewed, his focus a little narrow.....still progress, eh?

  • Misanthropic Lycanthrope May 4, 2014
    Towel Boy

    View quoted thread


    You must be one of the few pastel pansies on this forum who actually attended UNC* because you failed to cite your source. I doubt they covered citations in Dr, Seuss 101, but in real universities you are required to show where you got your information from, otherwise it is plagiarism unless you made it up yourself (which seems likely in this case).

  • UNIVERSITY OF NATIONAL CHAMPS May 4, 2014
    Pro

    Fun Fact Time!

    Since you simple-minded fans like to sensationalize numbers and anything related to the UNC investigation. Anyone know the number of AFAM majors on UNC football team in 2005?

    No? Well it was 7 out of 98.

    2009?

    7 out of 85.

    They don't mention fun facts like this in the News & Disturber. Gotta push that narrative!

Oldest First
  • CIAA Tournament: Quarterfinals

    Tonight at 7:00 on METV 50.2

  • CIAA Tournament: Quarterfinals

    Tonight at 9:00 on METV 50.2

  • CIAA Tournament: Semifinal

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on METV 50.2

  • ACC: UNC at Pitt

    Saturday at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Premier League Soccer: Watford vs. West Ham *Joined in Progress*

    Saturday at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Creighton @ Villanova

    Saturday at 3:00 pm on FOX50

  • PGA Golf: The Honda Classic

    Saturday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NHL: Flyers v. Penguins

    Saturday at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NHL Hockey Ottawa Senators at Carolina Hurricanes

    Tomorrow at 7:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • College Basketball Creighton at Villanova

    Saturday at 3:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

NBA Scoreboard
Thursday, Feb 23
Portland 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)01:0019:00 ET6:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
Orlando 
Charlotte 4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
Detroit 
Houston 5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
New Orleans 
New York 5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 CTNaN:�
Preview
Cleveland 
LA Clippers 7:30 PT8:30 MT9:30 CT10:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 MST10:30 EST7:30 UAE (+1)04:3022:30 ET9:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
Golden State 
Denver 7:30 PT8:30 MT9:30 CT10:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 MST10:30 EST7:30 UAE (+1)04:3022:30 ET9:30 CTNaN:�
Preview
Sacramento 
ATP Scoreboard
Wednesday, Feb. 22
Open 13 (ATP)
First Round
(8) B. Paire7 5 64   
D. Medvedev5 7 77   
Second Round
(7) G. Simon6 2 6   
J. Benneteau2 6 3   
(6) R. Gasquet7 6    
M. Youzhny5 2    
(3) N. Kyrgios6 6    
M. Jaziri4 2    
(4) L. Pouille7 7    
A. Bedene5 5    
 
Delray Beach Open (ATP)
Second Round
(3) J. Sock6 6    
G. Garcia-Lop4 1    
(8) K. Edmund6 3 6   
Y. Lu3 6 2   
(5) S. Johnson6 6    
Y. Nishioka4 1    
(1) M. Raonic6 77    
B. Coric3 62    
 
Rio Open (ATP)
Second Round
N. Kicker6 6    
A. De Greef3 3    
F. Delbonis4 61    
D. Schwartzma6 77    
(5) A. Ramos-Vino6 6    
F. Fognini2 3    
(2) D. Thiem6 7    
D. Lajovic2 5    
 
WTA Scoreboard
Wednesday, Feb. 22
Dubai Tennis Championship (WTA)
Third Round
E. Makarova6 1 3   
L. Davis4 6 6   
(8) E. Vesnina6 4 64   
A. Konjuh3 6 77   
Q. Wang6 6    
K. Mladenovic1 4    
(7) E. Svitolina4 6 6   
C. McHale6 4 3   
S. Peng4 3    
A. Sevastova6 6    
(1) A. Kerber6 6    
M. Puig2 3    
(4) A. Radwanska4 6 2   
C. Bellis6 2 6   
(10) C. Wozniacki3 6 6   
K. Bondarenko6 2 3   
 
Hungarian Ladies Open (WTA)
First Round
D. Allertova78 3 4   
I. Khromachev66 6 6   
(5) Y. Wickmayer6 4 7   
I. Shinikova3 6 5   
B. Stefkova6 5 4   
I. Falconi4 7 6   
(4) S. Cirstea3 2    
C. Witthoeft6 6    
(7) O. Dodin6 6    
D. Galfi4 4    
(1) T. Babos6 6    
I. Soylu3 2    
Second Round
(3) J. Goerges6 6    
D. Vekic2 2    
(2) L. Safarova6 6    
S. Hsieh2 1    
(8) A. Beck6 6    
F. Stollar2 0    
(6) P. Parmentier63 4    
A. Sasnovich77 6