Columnist: John McCann

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

McCann: A disturbing trend in coaching changes

That back-door cut Jason Kidd put on Larry Drew to take his job was like those screens high school administrators around here are ducking behind to get free and make moves to acquire the coaches they want.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:25 AM

The P.J. Project

Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann got the answer to why Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston punched Kentrell Barkley, a high school forward for the Northern Knights.


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 08:10 AM

McCann: P.J. keeps making bad decisions

Ex-UNC guard now with Hornets keeps finding trouble


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 02:08 PM

The ways of Grays

The Hillside Lady Hornets go to class and then take opponents to school on the basketball court. 


Jun. 27, 2014 @ 08:53 PM

P.J. Hairston story plays only in America

A second chance at hoops. A second chance at life.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY

The Spartans remain hungry. In the meantime, they fed those who were.


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Huff next coach up at Voyager

New Voyager Academy basketball coach Mike Huff discusses:

* how he'll handle coaching his son

* why he wrote a book about teamwork

* what it was like working with Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski


Jun. 24, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

What has you hooked?

The death of Tony Gwynn renewed the push get smokeless tobacco out of Major League Baseball, and that’s fine if the issue is addiction, as opposed to role models.


Jun. 23, 2014 @ 08:59 PM

New CHHS coach resigned prior post for health reasons

Lason Perkins coached Chapel Hill High School's basketball team last season in an interim capacity and has no shortage of supporters who believe the permanent job should have been his.


Jun. 20, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Heat's Wade continues to fade

The man known as Flash clearly has lost a step.


Jun. 14, 2014 @ 11:15 PM

Spurs showing Heat how to play well with others

San Antonio's brand of basketball is perhaps America's favorite "pass" time. 


Jun. 06, 2014 @ 09:36 PM

Staying or going?


Jun. 05, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Where's David Stern?

The NBA is missing some wonderful branding opportunities. 


Jun. 02, 2014 @ 08:17 PM

These Tigers are #WINNING!

All they do is win over there at Chapel Hill High School.


May. 28, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

Montross with the assist