Front page
Archive
Silflay Hraka?


Bigwig is a systems administrator at a public university
Hrairoo is the proprietor of a quality used bookstore
Kehaar is.
Woundwort is a professor of counseling at a private university

The Hraka RSS feed

Email
bigwig AT nc.rr.com

Friends of Hraka
InstaPundit
Daily Pundit
cut on the bias
Meryl Yourish
This Blog Is Full Of Crap
Winds of Change
A Small Victory
Silent Running
Dr. Weevil
Little Green Footballs
ColdFury
Oceanguy
Fragments from Floyd
VodkaPundit
Allah
The Feces Flinging Monkey
Dean's World
Little Tiny Lies
The Redsugar Muse
Sperari
Natalie Solent
From the Mrs.
ErosBlog
The Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler
On the Third Hand
Public Nuisance
Not a Fish
Rantburg
AMCGLTD
WeckUpToThees!
Electric Venom
Skippy, The Bush Kangaroo
Common Sense and Wonder
Neither Here Nor There
Wizbang!
Bogieblog
ObscuroRant
RocketJones
The Greatest Jeneration
Ravenwolf
Ipse Dixit
TarHeelPundit
Blog On the Run
blogatron
Redwood Dragon
Notables
Greeblie Blog
Have A Cuppa Tea
A Dog's Life
IMAO
Zonitics.com
Iberian Notes
Midwest Conservative Journal
A Voyage to Arcturus
HokiePundit
Trojan Horseshoes
In Context
dcthornton.blog
The People's Republic of Seabrook
Country Store
Blog Critics
Chicago Boyz
Hippy Hill News
Kyle Still Free Press
The Devil's Excrement
The Fat Guy
War Liberal
Assume the Position
Balloon Juice
Iron Pen In A Velvet Glove
IsraPundit
Freedom Lives
Where Worlds Collide
Knot by Numbers
How Appealing
South Knox Bubba
Heretical Ideas
The Kitchen Cabinet
Dustbury.com
tonecluster
Bo Cowgill
mtpolitics.net
Raving Atheist
The Short Strange Trip
Shark Blog
Hoplites
Jimspot
Ron Bailey's Weblog
Cornfield Commentary
Testify!
Northwest Notes
pseudorandom
The Blog from the Core
Ain'tNoBadDude
CroMagnon
The Talking Dog
WTF Is It Now??
Blue Streak
Smarter Harper's Index
nikita demosthenes
Bloviating Inanities
Sneakeasy's Joint
Ravenwood's Universe
The Eleven Day Empire
World Wide Rant
All American
Pdawwg
The Rant
The Johnny Bacardi Show
The Head Heeb
Viking Pundit
Mercurial
Oscar Jr. Was Here
Just Some Poor Schmuck
Katy & Bruce Loebrich
But How's The Coffee?
Roscoe Ellis
Foolsblog
Sasha Castel
Dodgeblogium
Susskins Central Dispatch
DoggerelPundit
Josh Heit
Attaboy
Aaron's Rantblog
MojoMark
As I was saying...
Blog O' Dob
Dr. Frank's Blogs Of War
Betsy's Page
A Knob for Brightness
Fresh Bilge
The Politburo Diktat
Drumwaster's rants
Curt's Page
The Razor
An Unsealed Room
The Legal Bean
Helloooo chapter two!
As I Was Saying...
SkeptiLog AGOG!
Tong family blog
Vox Beth
Velociblog
I was thinking
Judicious Asininity
This Woman's Work
Fragrant Lotus
DaGoddess
Single Southern Guy
Caerdroia
GrahamLester.Com
Jay Solo's Verbosity
TacJammer
Snooze Button Dreams
Horologium
You Big Mouth, You!
From the Inside looking Out
Night of the Lepus
No Watermelons Allowed
From The Inside Looking Out
Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics
Suburban Blight
Aimless
The SmarterCop
Dog of Flanders
From Behind the Wall of Sleep
Beaker's Corner
Bad State of Gruntledness
Who Tends The Fires
Granny Rant
Elegance Against Ignorance
Moxie.nu
Eccentricity
Say What?
Blown Fuse
Wait 'til Next Year
The Pryhills
The Whomping Willow
The National Debate
The Skeptician
Zach Everson
MonkeyWatch
Geekward Ho
Argghhh!!!
Life in New Orleans
Rotten Miracles
Fringe
The Biomes Blog
illinigirl
See What You Share
Truthprobe
Blog d’Elisson
Your Philosophy Sucks
Watauga Rambler
Socialized Medicine
Consternations
Verging on Pertinence
Read My Lips
ambivablog
Soccerdad
The Flannel Avenger
Butch Howard's WebLog
Castle Argghhh!
Andrew Hofer
kschlenker.com
Moron Abroad
White Pebble
Darn Floor
Wizblog
tweedler
Pajama Pundits
BabyTrollBlog
Cadmusings
Goddess Training 101
A & W
Medical Madhouse
Slowly Going Sane
The Oubliette
American Future
Right Side Redux
See The Donkey
Newbie Trucker
The Right Scale
Running Scared
Ramblings Journal
Focus On Reality
Wyatt's Torch

April 03, 2003

Come, Larry, Come! While we're

Come, Larry, Come!

While we're on the topic of North Carolina coaches, one site is breaking the news that the new coach will be Larry Brown. I don't doubt the bit about Larry being the next coach, and I think it's true, but some of the...accusations...in the article are a little dicey. Speaking about the timing of the whole debacle:

Another source just confirmed to Fanstop.com that North Carolina had every intention of trying to take away from Roy Williams’s accomplishments and his run at his first national title. Baddour had an axe to grind.
And if you think THOSE accusations are a little far-fetched, you should read this article about why Roy Williams is NOT coming to North Carolina. The accusations in this article are beyond the pale. If they are true, then UNC fans should have Athletics Director Dick Baddour's head on a spike outside the Dean Dome:
I find it ironic that the current UNC players, who were so open to UNC Athletic Director Dick Baddour, are all of a sudden being tight lipped to the media. You want to know why?

Baddour made it clear to some at UNC that Doherty had been physically abusive with another player. He was trying to gain comments by intimidation and he misrepresented the facts to every player in the program and he lied to their families. He pretended to understand their concerns but instead was hell bent on a witch hunt to find any reason to get Doherty to resign.

Some of the players off the record have made comments to our staff that they respected Doherty and would go to battle with him next season. Current North Carolina recruits who are now considering backing out of oral committments because they held Doherty in such high regard. They wanted to go to North Carolina because of Matt Doherty not the North Carolina tradition. But Baddour could not accept that.

Carolina would never fire Doherty for just yelling at players and Baddour understood that so he made stuff up. Baddour wants everyone to think that the revolt by players and their threats of defections or transfers from the program; actually had some foundation. Please. You think these kids are going to sit out a year or head to the NBA when their diapers are still wet. What a crock. NO NBA scout would project any current UNC player of being drafted in the first round or second for that matter.

Instead Baddour had to hoodwink the players into believing that Doherty was more abusive and he actually cared more about the spoiled players then the man running the program. They forced a proud and loyal man to quit because Baddour and everyone else in the ‘Carolina Family’ did not have the guts to stick with Doherty. So Baddour made up stuff, intimidated the players and pretended to be their daddy and care about them; when all he did was try and save his own tail by making Doherty resign.

Holy Cow. I expect later headlines to detail how thousands of UNC fans ripped Baddour limb from limb and burned him at the stake on Franklin Street.

Word has it that the author of those articles is a Kansas fan, and is REALLY upset about the whole Roy to UNC thing. Do tell.

Posted by Kehaar at April 3, 2003 08:12 PM | TrackBack
Postscript:
First time visitor to House Hraka? Wondering if everything we produce could possibly be as brilliant/stupid/evil/pedantic/insipid/inspired as the post you just read? Check out the Hraka Essentials, the (mostly) reader-selected guide to Hraka's best posts, and decide for yourself.
Comments
Post a comment Note: Comments with more than two dashes per line will be blocked as spam.









Remember personal info?