1. A "Merger of Equals?" BB&T and SunTrust, two of the largest banks in the Southeast, announced a merger this week. The all stock merger, valued at $66 billion, has been touted as a "merger of equals" in a news release by BB&T. But is it really? According to Bill Chappell of NPR, the merger [...]
Did you watch Super Bowl LIII? Oh, you didn't? Lucky you!I had the "joy" of sitting through about four hours of a dumpster fire that was the Super Bowl. Every aspect of the event was drab. Even rivaling Super Bowl 50, where I witnessed the Panthers snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Here's a [...]
After putting a mediocre product on the field that went from 6-2 to 7-9 this season and missed the playoffs, the Carolina Panthers decided to not re-sign veteran linebacker Thomas Davis. The 14-year member of the Panthers, three-time Pro Bowler, and Walter Payton Man of the Year recipient was shown the door without as much [...]
1. Late Night With Roy TONIGHT
It’s that time once again. Late Night with Roy is BACK. The annual kickoff for basketball season should be a blast yet again. Tar Heel great Antawn Jamison will co-host the event so it should be a blast! Keep an eye on my Insta and Twitter for more.
1. Remarks on Our Country
I have sat tirelessly the past few weeks and watched the Brett Kavanaugh hearings regarding his nomination to the Supreme Court. Through this, I have found that the state of our nation is bleak.
1. Thoughts on a Concert Cancellation
Hurricane Florence wreaked havoc throughout North Carolina, from real damage to shifting around countless events. One such event that piqued my curiosity was Niall Horan’s concert at Coastal Credit Union Park at Walnut Creek on Monday. Horan announced via social media on September 14 that the show was being cancelled, which really came as no surprise. What is a bit surprising is the show was never rescheduled. In my experience, most shows that are affected by weather or whatnot are eventually rescheduled. This show? No reschedule whatsoever.
The first of two appreciation posts goes to Nike. The sportswear brand announced a new “Just Do It” camapaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback who (wrongly) received much ire for kneeling during the National Anthem in protest of racial discrimination that still exists in our country.