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The Drive with Tim Donnelly

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The Drive with Tim Donnelly airs weekdays 3-6pm on 99.9 The Fan in Raleigh, North Carolina. Clips are published every evening after the show.

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The Drive with Tim Donnelly airs weekdays 3-6pm on 99.9 The Fan in Raleigh, North Carolina. Clips are published every evening after the show.

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English


Episodes

How sports has changed in North Carolina the last four years

2/29/2024
Tim Donnelly & Dennis Cox discuss how the sports landscape in the State of North Carolina both professionally and collegiately have changed since Leap Day 2020.

Duration:00:14:55

Duke basketball has to manage injuries heading into postseason

2/29/2024
Tim Donnelly says Duke basketball is in a tough spot dealing with an injury to Caleb Foster as head coach Jon Scheyer has shortened his rotation for much of the season, but will have to adjust going into the final stretch of the regular season before the ACC Tournament and NCAA Tournament. Also, the NFL combine doesn't carry as much weight now to elevate players, but it can validate them.

Duration:00:20:32

UNC System president, board has power over conference realignment; Big Ten & SEC look down on ACC football

2/29/2024
Tim Donnelly is joined by WRAL Sports Investigative Reporter Brian Murphy about how the UNC System Board of Governors voted Thursday to give the system president and the board itself the final say over a school's ability to change athletic conferences, including what that would mean for UNC & NC State, as well as the ACC as North Carolina has been rumored for looking to leave the Atlantic Coast Conference. Tim Donnelly says ACC football is being 'little brothered' by SEC football & Big Ten football based on the latest conversations surrounding the College Football Playoff possibly expanding to 14 schools, with the SEC & Big Ten getting three automatic qualifiers, but the ACC & Big 12 only getting 2 AQ's.

Duration:00:19:23

Carolina Hurricanes: potential trade deadline moves

2/29/2024
Jamie Hersch of the NHL Network joined Tim Donnelly to discuss the 2024 NHL Trade Deadline, and what potential moves the Carolina Hurricanes can do leading up to the trade deadline, including adding to their forward group. Plus, goalie Spencer Martin will be facing his former team, the Columbus Blue Jackets, for the first time since the Blue Jackets placed him on waivers.

Duration:00:20:09

NC State spring football practice; Payton Wilson at NFL Combine; Mel Kiper Mock Draft 2.0

2/28/2024
During Hit It & Quit It, Tim Donnelly & Dennis Cox discuss NC State football beginning spring football practice, former NC State football LB Payton Wilson at the 2024 NFL Combine, the latest mock draft from Mel Kiper and why he has UNC QB Drake Maye as the third QB in the 2024 NFL Draft. Also, why Carolina Hurricanes forward Seth Jarvis is making winning plays that don't necessarily show up in the stat sheet.

Duration:00:25:57

Dave Canales can be ruthless assessing Carolina Panthers roster; Should Panther pursue Tee Higgins or Brandon Aiyuk?

2/28/2024
Tim Donnelly says that the Carolina Panthers' roster can be picked over in a ruthless manner by new head coach Dave Canales because of Canales' comments at the 2024 NFL Combine about how he will assess the roster. Also, Tim argues why the Carolina Panthers should look to acquire Bengals WR Tee Higgins or 49ers WR Brandon Aiyuk.

Duration:00:19:21

NC State basketball has lacked cohesion, loses to Florida State 90-83; Carolina Hurricanes use simple approach, beat Minnesota Wild, 3-2

2/28/2024
Tim Donnelly says NC State basketball and head coach Kevin Keatts have lacked a consistent rotation all season, and the lack of continuity has loomed large, including in their 90-83 loss at Florida State basketball. Tim Donnelly says the Carolina Hurricanes simplified their approach by focusing on getting more shots towards the goal in their 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Duration:00:19:10

Confidence & Concerns: UNC basketball, NC State basketball, Duke Basketball, Wake Forest basketball

2/28/2024
Tim Donnelly & Dennis Cox share their confidence & concerns for the ACC basketball schools in North Carolina, including UNC basketball, NC State basketball, Duke basketball, and Wake Forest basketball.

Duration:00:22:50

Will the Carolina Hurricanes trade for a forward? Carolina Panthers latest with Ikem Ekwonu

2/27/2024
During Cop or Drop, questions were asked about the 2024 NHL Trade Deadline, including if the Carolina Hurricanes will make a trade for a forward if a goalie is no longer in the works, but also what the Carolina Panthers might do with left tackle Ikem Ekwonu after GM Dan Morgan spoke to the media at the 2024 NFL Combine.

Duration:00:14:10

Will the Carolina Hurricanes trade for a forward? Carolina Panthers latest with Ikem Ekwonu

2/27/2024
During Cop or Drop, questions were asked about the 2024 NHL Trade Deadline, including if the Carolina Hurricanes will make a trade for a forward if a goalie is no longer in the works, but also what the Carolina Panthers might do with left tackle Ikem Ekwonu after GM Dan Morgan spoke to the media at the 2024 NFL Combine.

Duration:00:13:10

Drake Maye will be highly criticized ahead of 2024 NFL Draft; NC State begins spring practice

2/27/2024
Tim Donnelly says RJ Davis solidified himself as ACC Player of the Year after his 42-point performance for UNC basketball as North Carolina basketball beat Miami basketball, 75-71. Also, a vital time for NC State football as they began spring practices and try to get all of their transfers for buy in for the 2024 football season.

Duration:00:20:57

Carolina Panthers have to do more than 'fix' Bryce Young

2/27/2024
Tim Donnelly says that the Carolina Panthers have more to do than 'fix' QB Bryce Young, as head coach Dave Canales said as the 2024 NFL Combine that the season isn't about 'fixing' Bryce Young, but making sure the offense is build around Bryce Young and for Bryce Young. Also, former NC State QB Russell Wilson spoke out publically about how the Denver Broncos wanted him to waive the injury clause in his contract and threated to bench him if he didn't.

Duration:00:18:22

RJ Davis solidified himself as ACC Player of the Year after 42-point game: NC State & Wake Forest basketball in action

2/27/2024
Tim Donnelly says RJ Davis solidified himself as ACC Player of the Year after his 42-point performance for UNC basketball as North Carolina basketball beat Miami basketball, 75-71. Also, NC State basketball visits Florida State football, and Wake Forest basketball looks to follow up their win over Duke basketball as they travel to Notre Dame basketball.

Duration:00:23:10

Podium standings for ACC basketball in North Carolina; ACC basketball gets no respect

2/26/2024
Tim Donnelly & Dennis Cox rank the four ACC basketball schools in the State of North Carolina on the Podium with Wake Forest basketball, UNC basketball, NC State basketball, and Duke basketball. Also, the disrespect towards ACC basketball by the likes of Joe Lunardi and others continues to devalue the league, even though the postseason success in the NCAA Tournament continues to be there.

Duration:00:21:28

Carolina Hurricanes need to get back to shoot-first mentality; Cam Newton gets in altercation

2/26/2024
After back-to-back losses on the weekend, Tim Donnelly says the Carolina Hurricanes need to get back to their shoot-first mentality after back-to-back losses to the Dallas Stars and Buffalo Sabres, and wonders if a the team will make a trade for a forward at the 2024 NHL Trade Deadline. Also, former Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton got into an altercation with several people who approached him at a 7-vs-7 tournament.

Duration:00:21:53

UNC Basketball earns big win over UVA basketball; NC State basketball

2/26/2024
Tim Donnelly says UNC basketball got a much needed win on the road over UVA basketball, the first win for the Tar Heels over Virginia basketball since 2012, which should be a confidence boost for Hubert Davis & Cormac Ryan after Tony Bennett slowed down RJ Davis, Harrison Ingram, and Armando Bacot. Also, NC State basketball earned a home win over Boston College basketball.

Duration:00:21:53

Wake Forest basketball should be in NCAA tournament; Court Storming shouldn't go away, but can be fixed

2/26/2024
Tim Donnelly says Wake Forest basketball should be in the NCAA Tournament, and that their 83-79 win over Duke basketball. Tim Donnelly says after the Kyle Filipowski injury for Duke basketball after a loss at Wake Forest basketball after fans stormed the court, that players should be protected, but that banning court storming shouldn't be banned, instead remedied to allow fans to still enjoy the moment after players clear the court.

Duration:00:22:51

What specifically UNC, NC State, Duke, and Wake Forest basketball need to do this weekend

2/23/2024
Tim Donnelly & Dennis Cox discuss ACC men's basketball, including what Wake Forest basketball, UNC basketball, NC State basketball, and Duke basketball need to do this weekend.

Duration:00:13:45

Carolina Panthers must be cautious signing veteran free agents; Duke basketball visits Wake Forest basketball

2/23/2024
Tim Donnelly says that the Carolina Panthers have to be cautious when signing veteran free agents this offseason because not all veterans will be onboard when a franchise is rebuilding and not competing for the playoffs. Also, a pivotal ACC basketball matchup as No. 8 Duke basketball visits Wake Forest basketball with Wake Forest on the bubble of making the NCAA Tournament and in need of a win.

Duration:00:20:41

UNC Basketball must control tempo at UVA basketball; NC State basketball has to get ready for ACC Tournament

2/23/2024
Tim Donnelly says UNC basketball must control the tempo vs UVA basketball, but that North Carolina Basketball must be ready to win a rock fight against Virginia basketball, and that the Tar Heels need to be efficient offensively running the offense through Armando Bacot, Harrison Ingram, and RJ Davis. Also, NC State basketball faces Boston College basketball with the team already looking ahead to the ACC basketball tournament.

Duration:00:18:41