Wednesday's Links

Tuesday's links from around the 'net.

Carolina Football

"Dan Orner finds himself, surprisingly, the source of contentious feelings this week between Duke and North Carolina, a year after kicking the biggest field goal of his career."
Feelin' Orner-y: Kicker for UNC sparked bad blood with Duke players with celebration last year
The Winston-Salem Journal

"A year later, the image of North Carolina place-kicker Dan Orner's celebration after the Tar Heels defeated Duke 23-21 on his last-second, 47-yard field goal is still vivid in the minds of players on both sides."
Rivalry is not deflated
The News and Observer

"North Carolina football coach John Bunting understands if there was some lingering irritation within the Duke program last season after Tar Heels kicker Dan Orner sprinted downfield at Wallace Wade Stadium and attacked an inflated Blue Devil helmet seconds after kicking a 47-yard winning field goal on the game's final play for a 23-21 victory. Not that Bunting saw it happen."
Bunting recalls `shock' of winning kick against Duke
The Charlotte Observer

"For North Carolina kicker Dan Orner, last season's finale at dook was both a dream come true and a nightmare."
Orner: What dreams may come
The Durham Herald Sun

"Wearing a "Beat Dook" t-shirt and a sheepish smile, Dan Orner offered his side of the story on Tuesday.."
Orner hopes to get another kick out of dook game
The High Point Enterprise

"North Carolina has all kinds of reasons to beat Duke on Saturday. But paying back Steve Spurrier apparently continues to be as good as any in keeping alive the Tar Heels' 13-game winning streak against the Blue Devils."
UNC looking to end losing streak against vs rival dook
The Tallahassee Democrat

Carolina Basketball

"Forget the challenging math classes. North Carolina basketball players can find the key to their season by learning a simple equation."
Heels set to launch Williams era
The High Point Enterprise

"The Phoenix Suns activated veteran center Scott Williams from the injured list Tuesday. The 35-year-old Williams has yet to play this season because of a thumb injury. He will be in uniform for tonight's home game against the Chicago Bulls, one of his former teams"
Suns activate veteran Scott Williams
The Sports Network

"Tennessee Coach Buzz Peterson has signed the contract extension that was agreed upon earlier this year."
Vols' Peterson signs extension through '09
The Tennessean

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