Sports: Columnists

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.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Column: Masters brings another Woods return

Now, as we are on the eve of golf’s greatest week it just so happens to be within the renewing season of spring. A new beginning, and it translates to the start of our personal golf season and something else …Tiger Woods' return. 


Apr. 05, 2015 @ 05:45 PM

OFF THE BALL: Backdoor cuts from the Final Four

Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann takes you around the Final Four.

Apr. 02, 2015 @ 07:02 PM

Letter from an Indianapolis hotel

The Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act leaves room for what-ifs and myriad hypothetical scenarios.

Mar. 30, 2015 @ 05:19 PM

An inlet in jeopardy

Restrictions on Oregon Inlet worry outdoorsman Jason Hawkins.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 10:12 PM

The free range way of life

Freedom to roam allows the mind to expand

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 09:49 PM

Fishing reports still matter to some anglers

There was a time that the Sunday paper and even the daily paper contained fishing reports.

Mar. 09, 2015 @ 10:01 PM

Upon Further Review

Safe Sex & Rasheed Sulaimon

Mar. 09, 2015 @ 06:30 PM

Packing for the frogs, finding the lost items

It’s warmer now and the frogs are noisy at night.