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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.

Pinson could bolster Tar Heels' perimeter defense

North Carolina LogoTheo Pinson knows how to guarantee himself a significant role as a freshman at North Carolina -- play defense.

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.

UNC's Cunningham: school working to 'move forward'

Williams, UNC return to court for Late NightThings just have not gotten easier for North Carolina and athletic director Bubba Cunningham.

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."

Rematch with Stanford highlights UNC women's schedule

UNC women fall to No. 4 Tennessee, 81-65A rematch of last season's NCAA Regional Final with Stanford highlights North Carolina's non-conference women's basketball schedule for the 2014-15 campaign.

UNC's Ramsay: NCAA doesn't protect student-athletes

North Carolina vs. Florida State 10/22/09"I am just very skeptical that the NCAA can ever live up to the lofty mission that you talk about," Sen. Jay Rockefeller told NCAA President Mark Emmert during a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

Hairston due in court after altercation at Durham YMCA

PJ HairstonFormer University of North Carolina guard and Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston was issued a misdemeanor criminal summons Monday, a day after he was involved in an altercation with Northern Durham High School's Kentrell Barkley at a Durham YMCA.

NFL's Gordon driving PJ Hairston's car at time of Saturday arrest

Josh GordonWhen Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested for DWI early Saturday morning in Raleigh, he was driving a vehicle registered to former University of North Carolina guard PJ Hairston, according to the record of that arrest.

McCants wanted limelight from the start

Rashad McCants at the UNC alumni gameThree things we know about Rashad McCants: He wants center stage, he was key to UNC's 2005 title and he is now all-in with his claims against the school.

Browns' Josh Gordon arrested for DWI in Raleigh, bonded out by 'Fats' Thomas

Josh GordonJosh Gordon, wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns, was arrested in Raleigh early Saturday and charged with driving while impaired.

Brain-game, set and match: Chapel Hill teen winning on and off the court

Chloe Ouellet-Pizer Equal parts scholar and athlete -- the advantage always favors Chapel Hill's Chloe Ouellet-Pizer in the brain game. "I'm really interested in psychology and the way that the mind works," Ouellet-Pizer said.

UNC's Hatchell attributes beating cancer to faith, friends

UNC vs OSUFor North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell, it was her relationship with faith, family and friends that kept her strong when she was feeling so weak.

Exercise helped UNC's Hatchell beat cancer

UNC women's basketball coach Sylvia HatchellNorth Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell wants to share her experience of defeating leukemia with others, to help people just like her.

Fraud charge dropped against UNC's Nyang'oro

Julius Nyang'oro surrenders after indictmentThe fraud charge against former head of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of African and Afro-American Studies, Dr. Julius Nyang'oro, has been dropped, Orange County District Attorney Jim Woodall said Thursday.

Probes thus far have had little on-field impact on UNC football

UNC vs BCDespite the on-again-off-again NCAA investigations into North Carolina, the football program has been remarkably buoyant.

Whistle-blower says UNC created 'hostile' work environment

Mary WillinghamMary Willingham, the whistle-blower academic adviser at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who claims that the university put player eligibility above academic integrity for years, has filed a civil suit against the school.

NCAA reopening investigation into UNC academic fraud

North Carolina LogoThe NCAA has notified UNC-Chapel Hill that it is reopening its 2011 investigation into academic irregularities at the school, athletics director Bubba Cunningham said Monday.