Columnist: John McCann

Mar. 13, 2014 @ 09:50 PM

MEAC Moment | Episode 3

Witnessing greatness


Mar. 12, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

MEAC Moment: Episode 2

On March 12, 1944, the basketball team from North Carolina College for Negroes, now N.C. Central University, broke the color line during a game with white students from Duke University.


Mar. 12, 2014 @ 12:50 AM

MEAC Moment: Episode 1

Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann is in Norfolk, Va., for the MEAC Tournament, where NCCU coach LeVelle Moton is extremely focused.



Mar. 06, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Sports and selfies

These Trojans exchange a few seconds of fame for 32 minutes of team ball.


Feb. 21, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

McCann: There's no such a thing as a good loss

Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann dips into the Atlantic Coast Conference to tell you that there's no such a thing as a good loss


Feb. 21, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

Eagles discovering what's in a name


Feb. 13, 2014 @ 04:12 PM

John McCann column: MLK wouldn't have condoned Smart's act

Even if Texas Tech fan Jeff Orr had opened his big mouth and spewed the n-word at Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart, the All-American guard still should have kept his hands to himself.


Jan. 29, 2014 @ 10:02 PM

'Omaha! Omaha!' -- Time to change play calls on guys like Richard Sherman

The Herald-Sun's John McCann on the perception of athletes like Richard Sherman.


Jan. 21, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

John McCann: Aggies-Eagles just another game? Yeah, right

After N.C. Central beat Delaware State on Saturday, the attention turned to today’s game against archrival N.C. A&T (7:30 p.m., NCCUEaglePride.com). For the uninitiated, think Duke-North Carolina.


Jan. 09, 2014 @ 08:14 PM

EAGLES EXTRAS: The Unemployment Rate


Jan. 08, 2014 @ 10:02 PM

John McCann: Adrian Jones hire a feather in NCCU cap

On Wednesday, Jones resigned from Southern, his high school alma mater, to join Mack’s staff. Jones attended NCCU, too, where he was a Division II All-America defensive back.


Nov. 24, 2013 @ 03:03 PM

EAGLES EXTRAS: A Thanksgiving story


Nov. 15, 2013 @ 01:15 PM

EAGLES EXTRAS: NCCU lands quality recruit

In a basketball season full of talented college freshmen, meet a tough kid who's even younger.


Nov. 01, 2013 @ 02:43 PM

EAGLES EXTRAS: NCCU QB call up in the air

Game-time decison on injured NCCU quarterback Reid