Midterm Grades: Fisticuffs in the stands, dumb scalpers, some tennis
Hurricane Earl came and went. There were fisticuffs in the bleachers. An accountant was arrested for scalping tickets NEXT TO THE WILL CALL BOOTH. There were concussions, repercussions. There was oppressive heat and digressive wind. And, oh yeah, they played some, too, at the U.S. Open. Herewith, our midterm grades through Saturday. All marks handed on the North Carolina football program's grading curve.
Women's field: The negative talk before the event has been neutralized by strong play from the top seeds.
Spanish Armada: The world's new sports powerhouse nation sends nine men into the round of 32.
Tennis' reputation as a patrician sport: It officially died Thursday night. You know,
The scalping accountant: You're illegally selling U.S. Open tickets next to ...