David Thompson, Commercial Appeal

David Thompson

Commercial Appeal

Asheville, NC, United States

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Recent:
  • Commercial Appeal
  • Kinston Free Press
  • CITIZEN-TIMES.com
  • StarNewsOnline
  • The Daily News
  • FayObserver.com
Past:
  • New Bern Sun Journal
  • Burlington TimesNews
  • Yahoo
  • The Progress-Index
  • The News-Star
  • independentmail
  • The News Leader
  • The Greenville News
  • Rochester D and C
  • Beaumont Enterprise

Recent articles by David:

Before Ja Morant became a Memphis Grizzlies star, he was the pride of this small South Carolina town

Most people in this small South Carolina town have known Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant his entire life. They were first to believe in his greatness. → Read More

Why Duke basketball assistant Chris Carrawell is Jon Scheyer's biggest champion

Daily walks between Duke's Jon Scheyer and Chris Carrawell brought them closer during the pandemic and led to a bond that now leads the program. → Read More

How Jon Scheyer intends to create his own legacy with Duke basketball as Coach K's replacement

Jon Scheyer made his first public apperance since becoming Duke's basketball coach 31 days ago. His first month has been nothing short of productive. → Read More

How Jon Scheyer intends to create his own legacy with Duke basketball as Coach K's replacement

Jon Scheyer made his first public apperance since becoming Duke's basketball coach 31 days ago. His first month has been nothing short of productive. → Read More

How Jon Scheyer intends to create his own legacy with Duke basketball as Coach K's replacement

Jon Scheyer made his first public apperance since becoming Duke's basketball coach 31 days ago. His first month has been nothing short of productive. → Read More

Tracking NC State football's NFL undrafted free-agent signings: The full list of UDFAs

Tracking where NC State football's NFL undrafted free-agent signings are headed after the 2022 NFL Draft concluded. → Read More

Pros and cons of the Carolina Panthers picking NC State football's Ikem Ekwonu in 2022 NFL Draft

Who drafted Ikem Ekwonu in the 2022 NFL Draft? Here's what the Carolina Panthers should expect after taking the NC State football offensive lineman. → Read More

How potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick, NC State's 'Ickey' Ekwonu, got his nickname

N.C. State offensive lineman Ikem Ekwonu could be the NFL's No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday night. How did he get his nickname? → Read More

Kansas basketball overcomes 15-point halftime deficit to defeat UNC for NCAA championship

A national championship slipped away from North Carolina basketball Monday as Kansas erased a 15-point halftime deficit to cut down the nets. → Read More

Duke assistant Nolan Smith will become associate head coach at Louisville basketball

Duke basketball assistant coach Nolan Smith told the Duke staff that he plans to accept a job as associate head coach at Louisville for Kenny Payne. → Read More

Duke assistant Nolan Smith will become associate head coach at Louisville basketball

Duke basketball assistant coach Nolan Smith told the Duke staff that he plans to accept a job as associate head coach at Louisville for Kenny Payne. → Read More

Father of Duke freshman A.J. Griffin drove through the night to see his son face UNC

Griffin, 47, is an assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors, but more importantly this weekend, he's the father of Duke freshman forward A.J. Griffin. → Read More

Father of Duke freshman A.J. Griffin drove through the night to see his son face UNC

Griffin, 47, is an assistant coach with the Toronto Raptors, but more importantly this weekend, he's the father of Duke freshman forward A.J. Griffin. → Read More

Tyus Jones sees current Duke basketball team has 'similar mix' to 2015 national champions

Memphis Grizzlies guard Tyus Jones, who led Duke to the 2015 national title, knew the Blue Devils were Final Four bound after the Michigan State win. → Read More

Duke's Paolo Banchero: 'It would be wild' to meet UNC in Final 4 of Coach K's last season

Duke freshman Paolo Banchero was unaware that Duke and UNC had never met in the NCAA Tournament. They could meet for the first time this year. → Read More

Here's what you need to know about Duke vs. Texas Tech in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

It's youth vs. experience in this West Region semifinal. → Read More

Sweet 16: How Wendell Moore's mental growth could lead to a Duke win over Texas Tech

It's not just his physical gifts that have made Wendell Moore the leader of Coach K's final team at Duke → Read More

'Their truest colors': Duke discovers championship identity in NCAA Tournament win over MSU

Duke's biggest critique has been their inability to rise to the occasion in the season's biggest moments, especially of late. But there was change Sunday → Read More

'Great day for college basketball': Coach K, Tom Izzo set for final NCAA Tournament battle

Duke and Michigan State will face each other Sunday with a Sweet 16 berth in the West Regional semifinals awaiting the winner. → Read More

How Duke ran away from Cal State Fullerton in NCAA Tournament first round win

Mike Krzyzewski's legendary coaching career will continue until further notice. → Read More