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North Carolina fans can take a slight sigh of relief…
We reported earlier that UNC guard PJ Hairston was suspended from the Tar Heel basketball team after being cited for wreck-less driving Sunday, but the question in the back of many fans’ minds was if the 2008 Acura that Hairston was driving was also tied to Haydn “Fats” Thomas, the convicted felon that was linked to at least two other rental cars used by PJ.
The Big Lead is reporting that the car Hairston was driving belonged to his girlfriend Randi Lee Furr, of Charlotte. According to the citation PJ was clocked going 93pmh and was weaving in and out of traffic. He told the officer he:
Was in a hurry to get to Charlotte
Maybe his girl needed her car back. It will be interesting to see how long “Warm Brown Sugar,” as she called herself on her twitter page that has since been removed, sticks around if Hairston continues to blow his future.
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So, your head coach is already livid with you. And even though you may have gained a temporary reprieve of sorts when drug possession and driving without a license charges were dropped, you’re still embroiled in a situation where a former felon facing drug charges is renting you cars and has an increasing number of connections to athletes from your school. Oh yeah, and the...
Since North Carolina wing P.J. Hairston was arrested after police found drugs and a gun near the vehicle he was driving on June 5, news has continued to trickle out -- and not much of it good. But at least all, or most, was related to that incident.
Now, less than one week after it was announced that all charges stemming from that arrest would be dropped, Hairston is back in the...
The North Carolina Tar Heels suspended leading scorer P.J. Hairston Sunday night, just hours after North Carolina state police pulled him over for driving 93 miles per hour in a 65 mile limit zone.
The junior guard and McDonald’s All-American will receive an indefinite suspension according to a short statement released by the school.
The isn’t the first time P.J. Hairston has...
North Carolina coach Roy Williams says he's ''tired'' of talking about suspended guard P.J. Hairston.
Williams spoke briefly to reporters after his round at the Wednesday pro-am at the Wyndham Championship.
When asked about Hairston's situation, he said he's ''tired of reading about it, tired of talking about it'' and declined to discuss...
North Carolina leading scorer P.J. Hairston has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of speeding and an unsafe movement violation after being cited for reckless driving in July.
Rowan County District Judge Kevin Eddinger accepted the plea Tuesday for driving 75 mph in a 65 mph zone from attorney T. Gregory Jones. Hairston, who didn't attend the hearing, was required to pay a ...
According to USA TODAY Sports, Unviersity of North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams has suspended one of his players. Williams has decided to suspend P.J. Hairston after the troubled guard [...]
This is a young brother clearly in need of a mentor or a friend. Or car service. Too bad Uber can’t just sponsor him or something. University of North Carolina Tar Heels Guard P.J. Hairston was suspended indefinitely following his third arrest in 3 months. Bleacher Report says (via USA Today): The junior guard was [...]
I was actually ready to go to bed when I finally saw that P.J. Hairston had been cited for speeding and reckless driving, his third run-in with the law since May. UNC and Roy Williams wasted little time once the news went public in announcing an indefinite suspension of Hairston. As 99.9 The Fan's Joe Ovies points out, there wasn't much of a choice here.
However, this was...
P.J. Hairston just doesn’t seem to get it.
Hairston was cited for reckless driving late Sunday evening, after being pulled over for driving 93 mph in a 65 mph zone.
USA Today is reporting that UNC has suspended Hairston indefinitely after this latest incident. Hairston, who was driving a 2008 Acura, was cited and released, and faces an Aug. 30 court date in Rowan County, 1st...
The North Carolina Tar Heels have suspended leading scorer PJ Hairston indefinitely following yet another run-in with the law on Sunday.
North Carolina Tarheels Guard Pj Hairston has found himself on the wrong side of the law yet again. According to the report from USA Today Hairston was charged with speeding and careless and reckless driving Sunday after being pulled over for driving 93 mph in a 65 mph zone.
I would say thats pretty reckless and careless. The potentially even bigger issue though is who this car...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina announced an indefinite suspension for P.J. Hairston on Sunday.
Ask a college basketball coach about all the conference realignment in recent years and they just shake their heads: It's a shame, they say, the big-money sport of football has so drastically changed the fate of the less-money sport of basketball. Football drives the bus, basketball is along for the ride. In realignment, the sport of basketball lost.
This feeling is true in...