No. 20 UNC jumps on ETSU early in 78-55 rout


No. 20 UNC jumps on ETSU early in 78-55 rout

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Leslie McDonald scored 14 points and No. 20 North Carolina held East Tennessee State to 12 points in the first half of a 78-55 rout Saturday night.

Freshman Brice Johnson added 12 points for the Tar Heels (7-2). They shot 42.9 percent and used a 34-2 run to put the overmatched Buccaneers out of this one early, needing only about 15 minutes to go up by 30.

Rashawn Rembert scored a career-high 18 points and Lester Wilson added 13 points on 5-of-19 shooting with 11 rebounds for ETSU (2-5). Its halftime point total was the fewest for a half in the nearly 27-year-old Smith Center.

Reggie Bullock added 10 points for the Tar Heels, who won their second straight since an ugly loss at No. 1 Indiana.

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Redskins Monday Night Football: How late does the Metro run?

Redskins Monday Night Football: How late does the Metro run?

As the Washington Redskins welcome the Chicago Bears to FedEx Field for Monday Night Football, there is always an added excitement level with the primetime game.

However, if you are attending the contest on Monday, you better make sure that you have a way to get home after the game.

The last Metro train to leave the closest Metro stop, the Morgan Boulevard Metro Station, will depart at 10:54 p.m.

With an 8:15 p.m. kick-off, an estimated mile-long walk from the stadium and assuming there are no game stoppages or delays, that would force a Metro rider to leave the game around the start of the fourth quarter. 

This is not a new issue for D.C. sports fans. Several key, primetime events have gone past the normal weekday Metro hours. Typically a company steps forward to pay Metro for the additional costs to keep the trains running.

Back in 2018, Comcast and Xfinity paid for Metro to extend their hours for the Washington Capitals Game 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. But also it created issues in the 2016 MLB Postseason for the Nationals. 

Either way, plan to leave early or find a different way to get to-and-from FedEx Field on Monday night. Hopefully, Dwayne Haskins doesn't play in the fourth quarter. 


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Mystics respond to Liz Cambage's comments on social media: 'LOL'

Mystics respond to Liz Cambage's comments on social media: 'LOL'

After Game 3 of the WNBA Semifinals, Las Vegas Ace Liz Cambage did not mince words about her competition in the paint. 

In a postgame interview with ESPN2, Cambage told Kim Adams that the Washington Mystics have â€śsmall forwards guarding me. If they can’t handle it, get in the weight room or get out of the post."

Clearly that did not sit well with the Mystics players. That was evident on social media Sunday night.

Myisha Hines-Allen and Natasha Cloud jumped on the floor to show their strength.

Cloud went one step further to support her teammate LaToya Sanders. As a 6-3 center/forward Sanders, has been the main defender on the 6-8 Cambage for the series.

And Cloud also had a passive-aggressive retweet that reference's Cambage's comments.  

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough also had a laugh.

Until this series, the Mystics had kept the unstoppable Cambage at bay. All three regular-season contests the Mystics kept her to 16 points or fewer. A majority of that credit should be given to Sanders. The first two games of the series saw that flip, but still, she was nowhere near her performance in Game 3 with 28 points on 12-for-15 shooting.

If the Mystics needed any more motivation, they got it from Cambage. That is on top of them striving to get back to the WNBA Finals after falling short this year, the franchise still without a WNBA Championship, having the 2019 MVP on the roster and - as Imani pointed out on Twitter - the Mystics still have a 2-1 series lead.