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UNC Basketball Recruiting: Best-Case Scenario for Tar Heels' 2014 Class

North Carolina's roster is getting a big boost of young talent for the 2014-15 season with the addition of three highly rated prospects Roy Williams and his staff were able to sign on the recruiting trail. Each player comes to Chapel...Show More Summary

ESPN hires former coaches Mack Brown and Butch Davis for college football coverage

ESPN has two former college coaches joining its college football ranks this season. The network has added former Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown and former Miami Hurricanes and North Carolina Tar Heels coach Butch Davis as studio analysts. Brown will be on ABC with John Saunders and new studio analyst Danny Kanell on College Football […]

UNC Basketball: Grading Tar Heels' Targets at 2014 Nike Peach Jam

UNC basketball lives by its recruiting prowess, and that means keeping a close eye on events such as the 2014 Nike Peach Jam. The championships of the Elite Youth Basketball League ( EYBL ) played out in South Carolina last weekend,Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: What Kennedy Meeks Must Do to Be 2015 ACC Most Improved Player

North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks had a solid first year playing center for Roy Williams' Tar Heels. He started half of UNC's 34 games, averaging 7.6 PPG and 6.1 RPG while logging only 16.3 minutes per game. The 6'9" center was selected for the All-ACC Freshmen Team. However, Meeks ' best basketball is still ahead of him in Chapel Hill. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Breaking Down Tar Heels' 2014-15 Nonconference Schedule

It's never too early to start looking ahead to what North Carolina is set to face in terms of competition during the 2014-15 season, even if it's not set in stone yet. While we know who the Tar Heels will face during ACC play—but not...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Should Tar Heel Fans Be Ranked Higher Than No. 11 in Nation?

North Carolina's men's basketball fans were ranked No. 11 by Emory Sports Marketing Analytics in their 2014 Fan Rankings, as reported by Manish Tripathi. This somehow puts the Tar Heel fans this year as fourth among the Atlantic Coast Conference schools, behind Duke (2), Syracuse (6) and Pittsburgh (10). No. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: How Tar Heels Can Avoid Another Roller Coaster Season in 2014-15

UNC basketball pulled off some of the most impressive wins in the country in 2013-14—and some of the worst losses, too. The Tar Heels’ No. 6 seed in the NCAA tournament owed a great deal to ugly defeats against the likes of UAB and Wake...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: When Roy Williams Leaves, Who Will Coach the Tar Heels ?

North Carolina's Roy Williams will not always be the Tar Heels' head basketball coach. With former UNC star Rashard McCants ' recent academic fraud allegations being weighed by school and NCAA officials, some might think he could be (or should be) leaving Chapel Hill sooner rather than later. Show More Summary

UNC ranked No. 50, Tar Heels could make run at ACC division championship

North Carolina ranked No. 50 in the Orlando Sentinel college football countdown. Tar Heels could make a run at ACC division championship.

NC Solar industry gets some love from Slate Magazine

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

A bright light in an otherwise dark environmental state: In the last few years, the Tar Heel State has quietly become a leader in rolling out solar. The Solar Energy Industries Association, or SEIA, notes that last year, North Carolina added 335 megawatts of capacity—the third-best tally of any state in the country. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: How Deep Will Tar Heels' Rotation Go in 2014-15?

With its combination of a top-five recruiting class and a wealth of returning talent, UNC basketball stands to be among the deepest teams in the nation in 2014-15. Roy Williams has shown that he’ll find playing time for lots of guysShow More Summary


Hurricane Arthur definitely is not patriotic. The first storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurrican season is expected to hit the Wilmington, North Carolina, are tonight as a category 2 storm. d After making landfall in the Tar Heel State, forecasters...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Does James Michael McAdoo Have an NBA Future?

With 107 all-time draft picks and 46 players taken in the first round, there's no question that North Carolina is at or near the top when ranking which schools produce the most NBA players. The Tar Heels had another former player get taken in the first round in the 2014 draft, as P.J. Show More Summary

NCAA to reopen academic fraud probe at University of North Carolina

last monthNews : The Newsroom

The NCAA notified North Carolina that it will reopen its 2011 investigation looking into “academic irregularities” at the school among Tar Heels athletes. The case had previously ended more than two years ago.

N.C. police discover that some crime does pay ... them!

Make no mistake about it. Law enforcement officers in North Carolina still keep an out for drug dealers and moonshiners. But the cops in the Tar Heel State also are more than happy to accept some financial help from the wrong-doers.Show More Summary

Hornets NBA Draft 2014: Grading PJ Hairston to Charlotte

PJ Hairston is a 6'6" guard who played two seasons with North Carolina. A suspension abruptly ended his career with the Tar Heels, and Hairston did not play his junior season. In his sophomore season, Hairston averaged 14.6 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. Watch B/R's NBA draft analysts as they break down what Hairston will bring to the NBA. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Will Kennedy Meeks Be Tar Heels' Weak Link in 2014-15?

With point guard extraordinaire Marcus Paige heading up what should be a top-notch offense, UNC basketball checks off many of the boxes you look for in a national title contender. One place where the Tar Heels might fall short, though,...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: How Brice Johnson Fits into Tar Heels' Offensive Picture

The biggest adjustment UNC basketball faces next season is replacing James Michael McAdoo at power forward, and Brice Johnson is option No. 1 for solving that problem. The former super-sub did an admirable job of spelling McAdoo as a...Show More Summary

The big 2014 North Carolina football guide: Hoping for carry-over

North Carolina has been hailed as a sleeping giant for basically each of the last 50 years. Larry Fedora's Tar Heels return an extraordinary amount of exciting offensive talent, but will shaky defense and flaky quarterback play holdShow More Summary

Why Did it Take So Long for Rashad McCants to Speak Out on UNC Academic Scandal?

Rashad McCants played for North Carolina nearly a decade ago, helping the Tar Heels win the 2005 NCAA title in his final season in college. A former first-round pick of the Minnesota Timberwolves, McCants started just 39 games over four...Show More Summary

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