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Too Good to be True: McAdoo bails for NBA


Well, not the best news ever, but undoubtedly the best news that has come across my desk this week.

james-mcadooNorth Carolina hybrid big man James Michael McAdoo announced Thursday that he will forego his senior year of eligibility and enter this June’s NBA Draft. I’m sure Roy Williams is devastated by the news.

Why McAdoo, who is projected to be a late first-round to early second-round selection, made this decision is unknown – his professional stock couldn’t be much lower – and I don’t really care. I’m just happy that Chapel Hill has finally rid itself of one of the most overrated recruits in Tar Heel history.

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Date Night: Ian Darke gets saucy in ESPN World Cup ad

‘Do you own books?’

Real-time meltdowns: World Cup edition

Get this, people: I like football. I know, crazy, right? Well, you’ll be surprised to know that many of my friends share this sentiment.

One of these friends, a not-so-happy soul we’ll refer to in this space as Fan, had himself a merry little meltdown during last week’s draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. So incensed was Fan that he unleashed a torrent of emails to me – and assorted brethren – denouncing Sepp Blatter & Co. in the most viciously entertaining fashion. Taste it, Sepp.

Enough with the backstory then. Without any further ado, I present to you the email chain in all of its unabashed splendor. The vitriol is strong with this one.

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USMNT World Cup draw, a JTTF analysis

Let’s be fair, I don’t think there’s a more appropriate first post on this blog than an analysis of the draw for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Specifically, proper analysis of the draw heaped upon Jürgen Klinsmann and his Yankees.

So, the U.S. men’s national team will face… Deutschland. Portugal. Ghana.

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