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UNC Basketball: Under-the-Radar Threats to Tar Heels in 2014-15 ACC Season

UNC basketball has enough to worry about if it focuses only on the top of the ACC, where the likes of Duke, Virginia and newly arrived Louisville will all be battling the Tar Heels for supremacy. However, if Roy Williams’ troops getShow More Summary

North Carolina Douses Film Incentives After Tea Party Pushback

As California moves closer to quadrupling tax incentives for film production, North Carolina is moving in the opposite direction, cutting its program this week by two-thirds. The Tar Heel state joins a growing list of those that have...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: What We Learned from Tar Heels' 2014 Bahamas Exhibition Trip

North Carolina's weekend trip to the Bahamas featured sightseeing, ice bucket challenges and water slides. Oh, and a pair of basketball games, which provided two very different results. The Tar Heels split their two exhibition games,...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Battle 4 Atlantis Draw Heightens Pressure on Tar Heels

The good news for UNC basketball is that the Tar Heels are one of three teams in the Battle 4 Atlantis field that can expect to bring lofty rankings into the November tourney. The bad news is that three is an odd number. Now that the...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Why Half-Court Offense Is Tar Heels' Key to Success in 2014-15

From the moment Roy Williams took over as head coach, UNC basketball has featured one of the best fast-break offenses in college hoops. Next year’s Tar Heels will be no exception, but if they’re going to live up to their preseason hopes...Show More Summary

North Carolina Football 2014: Complete Preview and Predictions

Larry Fedora's North Carolina Tar Heels struggled to sustain momentum in 2013. The team finished with a 7-6 overall record and a 4-4 record within the ACC. However, UNC finished Fedora's second season as head coach by defeating Cincinnati in the Belk Bowl. How will the Tar Heels fare in year No. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: 3 Reasons the '14-15 Tar Heels Are Primed for a Championship Run

North Carolina is one of a few college basketball programs that we expect to make a serious championship run every few years. No one is shocked when Tar Heel teams make a trip to the Final Four. After all, UNC has made it at least to...Show More Summary

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

2 months 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

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