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Counting the Tar Heel State’s sports legends

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I’m a North Carolina sports fan and I remember:

Michael Jordan and David Thompson;

Dean Smith and Earl Smith;

Mike Krzyzewski and Mike Gminski;

Cam Newton and Joe Morgan;

Jim Perry and Gaylord Perry;

Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr.;

Lefty Driesell and Rick Ferrell;

Virada Nirapathpongporn and Jenny Chausiriporn;

Leroy Walker and Jim Hunter;

Jim Valvano and Charlie Montoyo;

Candy Hannemann and Hoyt Wilhelm;

Bobby Hurly and Danny Ferry;

Rick Hendrick and Dickie Hemric;

Kay Yow and Roman Gabriel;

Tommy Burleson and Julie Shea Sutton;

Bill Polian and Buck Leonard;

Grant Hill and Ronald Hill;

Arnold Palmer and Enos Slaughter;

Estelle Lawson Page and Roger Craig;

Philip Rivers and Lance Deiters.

Bob Rosenbush