Additional Sports notes

At the ACC preseason Football gathering in Greensboro, Clemson was a heavy favorite to win the Conference Championship, with Miami picked to win the Coastal Division, Clemson the Atlantic.  North Carolina was picked third in the media balloting for the Coastal Division, NC State third in the Atlantic Division, Wake Forest fourth in the Atlantic, and Duke despite recent strides they have made in their football program, was picked seventh and last in the Coastal Division.  Pittsburgh and Syracuse are new members of the ACC, Notre Dame is not playing in the football conference but will play some ACC Teams, and Maryland will leave the conference after this 2013 season.  Newsradio 1490 will once again broadcast North Carolina’s games this season linking with the Tar Heel Sports Network. 

Robert Griffin the Third has been pronounced fit to practice with the Washington Redskins by his doctor.  Griffin has been rehabbing from ACL and Knee surgery that he had during the offseason. He and the Skins are hoping thathe can be fully healthy to play in the season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night Setpember 9th.  The Redskins are opening training camp at new facilities in Richmond, Virginia starting this Thursday July 25th.  Newsradio 1490 will once again broadcast Redksin Regular season games this season.