Sports: Columnists

Jun. 29, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

Big tackle and big box

Columnist Jason Hawkins examines the change in tackle shops. 

Jun. 22, 2015 @ 03:42 PM

Tracking Chessie to teach us about sharks

Learn about sharks and their movements off the N.C. coast at

Jun. 18, 2015 @ 01:31 PM

Great Scotts! What courage they have


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 06:25 PM

DBL insists black lives matter


Jun. 08, 2015 @ 05:26 PM

In salt-water fishing, The Big Rock is the big dance

Sport's biggest competition is 30 miles off the N.C. Coast

Jun. 02, 2015 @ 04:42 PM

A simple introduction to fishing

Strayhorn's Pond hosts fishing rodeo,open to beginners, this Saturday

May. 29, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

McCann: Examine all domestic violence angles

Brittany Griner's offense against Glory Johnson is heinous, too

May. 26, 2015 @ 04:43 PM

A moment with nature to watch and not catch

There is shade here. I am thinking about this, while looking into the deepest blue of a Carolina sky, that has obviously denounced clouds and wind and is boastfully, blue.

May. 24, 2015 @ 11:45 PM

Gimme some SPF-protected skin!

The American Cancer Society has designated May as Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, right on time as we ease into the summer sun.

May. 18, 2015 @ 03:39 PM

Outdoors full of special places and spaces

Outdoorsman Jason Hawkins challenges you to find your special place.

May. 11, 2015 @ 06:21 PM

McCann: NCAA should hasten UNC ruling

The NCAA should make a ruling on UNC sooner rather than later, John McCann writes. 

May. 04, 2015 @ 06:48 PM

COLUMN: A nearly perfect day

She is wearing blue jeans and a pink t-shirt and flip-flops, and she is standing by the pond, near the mud.

Apr. 20, 2015 @ 09:47 PM

Nature's rhythm provides solace in many ways

 I have absolutely no rhythm.

Apr. 14, 2015 @ 09:11 PM

OFF THE BALL | Reforming college hoops with baby-blues brothers

Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann explores UNC's basketball brotherhood and the pace of play in college hoops.

Apr. 13, 2015 @ 07:38 PM

Fence yoga: The art of creeping your hunting spot

There is a fence ahead. As fences sometimes demand, there was a need to cross the fence, which, at 5:30 in the morning, when silence is needed and concealment is pertinent, created the opportunity for me to be neither silent nor concealed.