My appearance on East Carolina’s flagship station to discuss THE RIGHT THING TO DO

My website homepage, TomShanahan.Report My appearance on East Carolina football's flagship state 94.3 FM to discuss THE RIGHT THING TO DO and more specifically the book's Foreword written by Ruffin McNeill, the former ECU head coach and player. McNeill was inspired by the coaching career of Jimmy Raye of Fayetteville, NC, to enter the coaching profession. -30- I invite you to follow me on Twitter @shanny4055 Below are links to click on to purchase my books focused. My…

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The backstory to two NC State athletes and Delta Sigma Phi fraternity brothers saving the 1958 Dixie Classic

PHOTO: Jim King (R) and Bob Kennel (seated) met me at the Delta Sigma Phi house before a recent NC State basketball game they attended. I set up an empty chair at the dining table to represent the seat for Oscar Robertson or Johnny Green as King reenacted serving them 65 winters ago. The fraternity housed the Cincinnati and Michigan State teams when the Sir Walter Raleigh Hotel downtown wouldn't accept their Black players due to segregation. By…

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Wake Forest’s grand slam of Williams brothers

The newspaper industry provided me a four-decade career experiencing inspiration, dedication and just plain fun. The start of my career covering the Chargers, college, high school sports and Olympic athletes came full circle with Don Coryell’s Pro Football Hall of Fame induction on August 5 in Canton, Ohio. I helped Hall of Famer Dan Fouts with research on Coryell’s remarkable record of first-time Pro Bowlers with the SAN DIEGO Chargers and Cardinal for Fouts’ presentation to the voters PHOTO (News…

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