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Williams: Some things being said aren't fair

Roy Williams speaks with ACC mediaNorth Carolina head coach Roy Williams speaks to the media at ACC Operation Basketball in Charlotte Wednesday.

Williams, UNC trying to move past off-court news and just play

UNC vs NDWhile there is no shortage of on-court storylines across the ACC this season, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams is already being targeted as the face of the UNC basketball team for recent off-court concerns.

Parity in ACC gives everyone shot at league title

Duke outlasts Virginia, 20-13The Atlantic Coast Conference is still looking to prove there's good football in the league beyond Florida State.

Johnson: We have all the pieces that were missing last year

UNC players discuss upcoming seasonNorth Carolina forward Brice Johnson met with the media at ACC Operation Basketball Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte.

NCAA's Emmert calls N. Carolina report troubling

NCAA EmmertNCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday that findings from a recent investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina are troubling, disturbing and shocking.

Tar Heels hope improved depth means big things

accpittunc01North Carolina has spent the past two seasons trying to overcome personnel losses that forced coach Roy Williams to keep reshaping the way his team played.

UNC's Hollins named ACC Receiver of the Week

SDSU vs. UNCUniversity of North Carolina wide receiver Mack Hollins had a career-day Saturday in a 28-27 win over Virginia and was rewarded for it Monday by being named the ACC Receiver of the Week.

Holliday: The Trick or Treat moments of the ACC in Week 9

UNC outlasts Georgia Tech, 48-43One of the things I love about sports is that no matter how many events you watch over the years, every now and again, something occurs that you've never seen before. After watching most of 20 quarters of this past week of ACC football, I've put together a lengthy list of unique moments from week No. 9.

Logan Zone: Fedora's magic act in Charlottesville

UNC pulls away from Liberty, 56-29UNC was able to pull the proverbial (modified) rabbit out of the Fedora in a win at Virginia. Plus, ECU got an important win Thursday and the Panthers set to host the fighting Russell Wilson's Sunday.

UNC stuns Virginia 28-27 with late TD

UNC pulls away from Liberty, 56-29Mitch Trubisky threw a 16-yard touchdown pass on his only play of the game, giving North Carolina its first lead with 4:05 remaining, and the Tar Heels stunned Virginia 28-27 on Saturday.

Virginia set to host North Carolina in ACC matchup

UNC outlasts Georgia Tech, 48-43The numbers suggest Virginia could find a cure for its offensive inconsistency on Saturday.

Millbrook fends off Heritage, 17-14

Football: Heritage vs. Millbrook (Oct. 24, 2014)In a Cap-8 battle for positioning, Millbrook fended off Heritage on their home Field Friday, 17-14.

UNC's Williams: 'Very sad time' after fraud report

UNC vs NDNorth Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams said Friday night it's a "very sad time" at the school after an investigation found widespread academic fraud and adds that his program "thought we were doing the right thing."

UNC beats Fayetteville State 111-58 in exhibition

Late Night with RoyFreshman Justin Jackson scored 18 points to help North Carolina beat Fayetteville State 111-58 in its exhibition opener Friday night.

UNC advisors steered athletes to sham classes; 9 disciplined

APTOPIX North Carolina Academic ProbeThe academic fraud scandal that encircled faculty, staff and student athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill lasted longer and affected more students than previously known, according to a 131-page report released Wednesday by a former federal prosecutor hired by campus officials to conduct an independent investigation.

Holliday: Numbers tell the story of a wacky ACC Coastal

Duke outlasts Virginia, 20-13We have reached the halfway point in the 2014 ACC football season and every team in the Coastal Division has posted a record of either 2-1 or 1-2. Improbably, every Coastal team is still in contention.

UNC-CH whistleblower says time to focus on issues in academic scandal

Mary WillinghamMary Willingham, former academic adviser at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, said an independent report released Wednesday that outlines the breadth and depth of academic fraud at the school substantiates what she's been saying for years.

Tough questions from students, faculty

UNC Football Investigation LogoSome of the toughest questions from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill academic scandal came from those within the university - students, athletes and faculty members.

Social media reactions to UNC-CH academic fraud report release

UNC Football Investigation LogoFans, players and media react to the University of North Carolina's academic fraud report release Wednesday.

Tudor: NCAA will keep digging, but relative closure near for Heels

Mistake-prone UNC falls to Virginia Tech, 34-17Based on Wednesday's findings in the Kenneth Wainstein probe, there's solid reason to predict there will no more dire sanctions from the NCAA.

Williams coming up big, has UNC's offense rolling

UNC outlasts Georgia Tech, 48-43Marquise Williams suddenly has North Carolina's quarterback job to himself. And the Tar Heels' offense is rolling.

UNC's Williams, Swtizer earn ACC weekly honors

UNC outlasts Georgia Tech, 48-43After posting career days Saturday, North Carolina's Marquise Williams and Ryan Switzer were each honored by the ACC on Monday.

Logan Zone: Consistency, Karma and cleanliness

UNC outlasts Georgia Tech, 48-43Has the opening coin toss in college football changed? After watching Saturday's college football action, Steve Logan joked that instead of teams picking to start on offense or defense, they are now asked if they will in fact even play defense.

Talking Points: Chaos in the Coastal

Duke outlasts Virginia, 20-13The ACC is one step closer to having multiple teams tied for the Coastal Division.

North Carolina edges Georgia Tech 48-43

UNC outlasts Georgia Tech, 48-43T.J. Logan scored on a 2-yard run with 11 seconds left to help North Carolina rally past Georgia Tech 48-43 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.

Tar Heels try to stop skid against Yellow Jackets

North Carolina's defense has struggled to get off the field all season. Now the Tar Heels are facing an offense -- and a Georgia Tech team -- that has befuddled them for years.

Butch Davis: UNC should be a top-10 program

Heels keep Victory Bell topping Duke 24-19 Former head coach Butch Davis, who led the Tar Heels out onto the field as a ranked team 11 times in his four-year coaching stint from 2007-10, said there is no reason UNC shouldn't see the top 10 more often.

Tudor: Move over Spurrier, Cut has knifed through

Wilson, Duke run past Kansas, 41-3If there was any doubt about it, which there should not have been, Steve Spurrier no longer rates as the top Duke football coach since Bill Murray retired after the 1965 season.

Tudor: Doeren, Fedora offenses flunk out

Mistake-prone UNC falls to Virginia Tech, 34-17After being out-scored by a combined 75-17 Saturday, the coaching grades for Larry Fedora and Dave Doeren suggest they re-take the test.

Logan Zone: 'Chaos, crisis and catastrophe' marks football weekend

Mistake-prone UNC falls to Virginia Tech, 34-17It was a wild day in college football across the country Saturday with 11 ranked teams suffering defeats. In the Triangle, it was just painful for the ACC bunch. UNC, NC State and Wake Forest all suffered big defeats.