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Costs of 'autonomy' may delay Dean Dome upgrade

Carolina raises its 2009 championship bannerThe University of North Carolina's basketball venue, the Dean E. Smith Center, may be overdue for an upgrade, but don't look for work to start anytime soon, WRALSportsFan columnist Caulton Tudor told Joe Ovies Friday on 99.9 FM The Fan.

Former Tar Heel Dunn hoping for spot on U.S. National Team

Crystal Dunn Pre-USA Switzerland PicWakeMed Soccer Park in Cary filled to the max Wednesday as the U.S. Women's National team faced Switzerland in an international friendly. All 10,000 seats were filled and one of the crowd favorites was on the field North Carolina's own Crystal Dunn, who is hoping to make the U.S. roster for next year's World Cup.

Polls justifiably baffle Duke, ECU fans

Duke rallies, holds on to top Wake Forest, 28-21Florida State went off at No. 11 in the 2013 preseason Associated Press football poll. That's something Duke, ECU and UNC fans should keep in mind -- although for different reasons

AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1

Florida State Winston FootballJameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.

3 Heels in double figures in exhibition win

San AntonioSophomore forward Isaiah Hicks led three Tar Heels in double figures with 19 points and the University of North Carolina shot 61 percent from the floor in a 109-52 win over the Bahamas All-Stars in a men's basketball exhibition game on Saturday.

Tar Heels drop exhibition game in Bahamas

Duke and UNC battle in Chapel HillErnest Saunders dropped in a three-pointer from the right wing with 18.1 seconds to play to cap a 14-5 run and give the Providence (Bahamas) Storm an 84-83 men's basketball exhibition game victory over the University of North Carolina Friday in Nassau.

Tar Heels aim to win wide-open ACC division race

UNC vs DukeNorth Carolina has optimism from a strong finish and motivation from watching a rival's surprise trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.

UNC replaces Ohio State with Cal on future football schedules

UNC vs DukeThe University of North Carolina has swapped Power 5 schools to their upcoming football schedules as they agreed Wednesday to a home-and-home series with the University of California, replacing a similar series with Ohio State.

Tar Heels, RailHawks to play exhibition

Kirk UrsoThe University of North Carolina will host the Carolina Railhawks in an exhibition men's soccer match on Monday, Aug. 18 at Fetzer Field beginning at 7 p.m.

Tar Heels to face Butler in Battle 4 Atlantis opener

UNC vs NDThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is one of several national basketball powers scheduled to take part in the 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas, and the Tar Heels will open tournament play Nov. 26 with a game against Butler.

Quarterback battle highlights Tar Heels camp

UNC vs DukeOn Saturday, the Carolina faithful got to meet the Heels, as the Heels met the media.

UNC football inks two for 2015 season

UNC vs BCUNC announced that they have signed scholarship agreements with Butler High School quarterback Anthony Ratliff and Hough High School tight end Carl Tucker.

UNC planning 'Stripe Out' for SDSU game

miamiunc25The University of North Carolina will wear Carolina Blue and black uniforms against San Diego State Sept. 6, and are encouraging fans to coordinate their colors for a "Kenan Stadium Tar Pit Stripe Out."

Four UNC football players no longer with team

North Carolina LogoFour University of North Carolina football players are no longer with the team, a team spokesman said Wednesday.

UNC hires Zac Selmon as Associate Director of Athletics

North Carolina LogoThe University of North Carolina has hired Zac Selmon to become the new Associate Director of Athletics.

Coaches come together at Pigskin Preview

Pigskin PreviewForget the close proximity of the Triangle, The Pigskin Preview puts all of the area coaches at one table and the crew always provides some laughs along the way.

UNC formalizes program to help athletes complete unfinished degrees

UNC-Chapel Hill seal on sidewalkUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt announced on Thursday the university's plan to formalize a program that will help athletes who did not finish their degrees to return to the university to do so.

Tudor: Fedora continues pedal-to-the metal mindset

UNC vs GTIt's difficult to recall a Carolina team with this much speed and offensive versatility.

UNC encouraging everybody to talk

UNC's Rashad McCants blocks Bobby FrasorAccording to Inside Carolina's Greg Barnes, UNC is serious about getting everybody involved in any area of the troubles to speak with Kenneth Wainstein, an outside attorney hired to conduct an independent investigation.

Four Blue Devils, one Tar Heel make preseason All-ACC squad

Duke vs. Florida StateTwo days after receiving 33 first-place votes to repeat at the Coastal Division champion, Duke University on Wednesday landed four players - second only to FSU's nine - on the 2014 Preseason All-ACC Football Team.

Fedora: We don't want to start the season the way we did last year

Larry FedoraNorth Carolina head coach Larry Fedora answers questions from the media at the ACC Kickoff on Monday.

Interviews: UNC's Marquise Williams, Norkeithus Otis

ACC Kickoff Day 1North Carolina's Marquise Williams and Norkeithus Otis answers questions from the media on day one of the ACC Kickoff in Greensboro.

Logan, Switzer add game-changing element for Tar Heels

UNC vs BCAt the University of North Carolina, special teams is just as important as offense and defense -- and the unit embraces that role. Heading into a new season, sophomore return men Ryan Switzer and TJ Logan hope their impact will be seen on the scoreboard every Saturday.

Triangle ADs: NCAA system not broken but could be fixed

Fan Town Hall: Triangle ADs discuss challengesThe NCAA system may not be completely broken, but it could use some fixing was the general consensus among the athletic directors from the four major Triangle universities Thursday as they participated in a 90-minute, open forum discussion.

Cunningham: Never admitted someone we didn't think could do the work

Bubba CunninghamUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's Bubba Cunningham said Thursday that he's never worked a school that has admitted someone they didn't think could do the work.

Slain transgender woman was Reggie Bullock's sibling

UNC vs MiamiA transgender woman found slain in Baltimore is the sibling of NBA player and former North Carolina guard Reggie Bullock.

Hairston's agent not certified, rookie contract in jeopardy

PJ HairstonCharlotte Hornets guard PJ Hairston's agent may not be an agent at all, and that could have implications for Hairston's ability to sign his rookie contract with the team.

Paige has work to do at UNC

accpittunc01Despite a breakthrough season Marcus Paige says he never gave any real consideration to leaving North Carolina for the NBA.

Hairston: I have a lot of growing up to do

PJ HairstonFor the first time since his most recent round of off-the-court troubles, former University of North Carolina and current Charlotte Hornets guard PJ Hairston addressed the media Thursday, saying that he "has to move on."