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Supreme Court Decision Supports Choose Life License Plates in North Carolina

In a victory for pro-life advocates, the Supreme Court today reversed a lower court decision striking down Choose Life license plates in North Carolina. Legislators in the Tar Heel State had petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that barred the state from […]

USBWA creates award in honor of late UNC coach Dean Smith

USBWA creates annual award in honor of late Tar Heels Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith        

UNC Basketball Recruiting: Prioritizing Tar Heels' Top 2016 Targets

The only way to sustain success in college basketball is through recruiting. North Carolina might have a talented roster going into the 2015-16 season, but it needs to keep adding top players to contend for more titles in the future. While...Show More Summary

North Carolina Gives Roy Williams Contract Extension Through 2020

The Tar Heels and Roy Williams agreed to a two-year contract extension on Friday. The post North Carolina Gives Roy Williams Contract Extension Through 2020 appeared first on SLAMonline.

UNC Basketball Recruiting: Sales Pitches for Top 2016 Targets

With all of its history, the North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team will always be in the running to sign the top high school basketball players in the nation. The question is whether the program can actually land the biggest...Show More Summary

Hawaii men's basketball to host Tar Heels in 2016

Hawaii men's basketball excited to host perennial powerhouse North Carolina in 2016        

Roy Williams reportedly close to contract extension at UNC, despite NCAA investigation

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

We don’t know what the NCAA is going to do to the athletic programs at North Carolina after its investigation uncovered a number of fairly serious violations involving academic misconduct. But here’s what we do know: Tar Heels men’s basketball coach Roy Williams was not singled out by the NCAA for any sort of malfeasance. […]

UNC Basketball: Predicting Tar Heels' Most Improved Players in 2015-16

North Carolina is expected to be one of the top contenders for a basketball national championship next season, but it will need some major improvements from a number of key players in order to pull off this feat. The squad returns almost every key member of last year's rotation with the exception of J.P. Show More Summary

‘The million-dollar question’: What gets millennial readers to care?

4 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Jenny Surane (Photo courtesy of Jenny Surane) Jenny Surane recently wrapped up a year-long stint as editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel student newspaper at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The million-dollar mediaShow More Summary

UNC’s Brice Johnson Pranks Teammates With Fake Snake

“Snakes…why did it have to be snakes?” That line from cinematic classic Raiders of the Lost Ark rang true in Chapel Hill recently, as Tar Heels forward Brice Johnson managed to get a very real-looking rubber snake into the team’s locker room. Show More Summary

Resistance is futile: AP to use computers to cover baseball games

2 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Graphic by Deposit Photo On the surface, this lede hardly is memorable: “North Carolina grabbed the lead in the top of the 10th inning as a wild pitch by Clark Labitan allowed Colin Moran to score the go-ahead run. The Tar Heels held...Show More Summary

It Only Took 26 Years for This Southern Couple to Wed

Bob and Dale have long dreamed about the day they could finally marry in the Tar Heel State. read more

Former UNC basketball coach Bill Guthridge dies at 77

The longtime Tar Heels assistant and successor to Dean Smith reached two Final Fours.        

Bill Guthridge, Former North Carolina Basketball Coach, Dies at Age 77

Longtime North Carolina basketball coach Bill Guthridge died Tuesday night. He was 77. Carolina Basketball confirmed the news on Twitter: Guthridge was a player and then an assistant coach at Kansas State before joining the Tar Heels staff in 1967. Show More Summary

Roy Williams sends letter, autographed pic to bullied young fan

North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams brightened the day of a young fan who recently and tragically experienced being violently bullied at school. Drew Summerlin, 11, who has Asperger’s syndrome, suffered a concussion and was hospitalized after he was attacked during lunch period. Show More Summary

Former North Carolina Coach Bill Guthridge passes away

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Bill Guthridge, the longtime assistant to Dean Smith at North Carolina who later replaced the coaching legend on the Tar Heels bench, passed away Tuesday night, the school announced. Sad news. Former UNC Coach Bill Guthridge passed away last night at age 77 w/ family at his side. 33 yrs on UNC bench. In our […]

Roy Williams Sends Letter, Autographed Photo to Bullied Special Needs Student

After hearing about a Tar Heels fan getting bullied, North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams stepped up and did something to make the youngster feel better. Eleven-year-old Drew Summerlin, who has Asperger's syndrome, has been the victim of bullying from his schoolmates. Show More Summary

UNC adding ex-VCU recruit Williams, Maye to veteran squad

Tar Heels adding ex-VCU recruit Kenny Williams, Luke Maye to veteran squad of returnees        

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