North Carolina Tar Heels Headlines

North Carolina Tar Heels Headlines

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 Notre Dame FootballNorth 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.

Penalties plague Tar Heels in 2-4 start to year

North Carolina Notre Dame FootballThe penalties are adding up for North Carolina again.

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.

Notre Dame pulls out 50-43 win vs. North Carolina

North Carolina Notre Dame FootballEverett Golson and Notre Dame did just enough to overcome their own mistakes and beat North Carolina.

Golson was nearly 2-sport North Carolina athlete

Basketball nearly lured Everett Golson to North Carolina.

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.

Talking Points: Broken lines and ugly outcomes

Mistake-prone UNC falls to Virginia Tech, 34-17NC State and North Carolina had no good, very bad, terrible Saturday outings.

Summers: Ugly first half too much for Heels to overcome

Mistake-prone UNC falls to Virginia Tech, 34-17The Heels outscored Virginia Tech 14-10 in the second half, but unfortunately for the Heels, the slate isn't wiped clean at intermission and the mess they got themselves into in the first half was too much to overcome.

Gold: From Late Night to a shining moment

Late Night with RoyNorth Carolina celebrated the start of the college basketball season with the usual Late Night with Roy goofy hijinks. However, when it comes down to business, the Tar Heels are serious national title contenders thanks in large part to one of their smallest players.

Logan Zone: Not all bad in winless weekend for Triangle trio

Florida State rallies to top NC State in 56-41 shootoutIt was conference openers for the Triangle Trio Saturday in the ACC and for the first time since Oct. 3, 2009, all three lost on the same day.

Logan Zone: Football-first ECU showed more talent than UNC

Records fall in 70-41 ECU win over UNCSteve Logan said that it was evident on Saturday that ECU had more on-field talent than UNC and it boils down to talent evaluation in the recruiting process.

Talking Points: No quarter for Tar Heels

Records fall in 70-41 ECU win over UNCEast Carolina has stabilized as a program while North Carolina and NC State continue to develop.

Marvin Austin's father dies after car wreck

Marvin Austin busDenver Broncos defensive tackle Marvin Austin said he'll play Sunday at Seattle in honor of his father, who died Friday.

Former UNC DE Austin's father injured in Selma car accident

UNC vs VA TechThe father of former North Carolina football player and current Denver Bronco Marvin Austin was seriously injured in a car accident in Johnston County Sunday.

UNC's student attorney general weighing disciplinary charges in football incident

UNC vs BCThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's student attorney general will decide whether disciplinary charges should be filed in a case involving an alleged physical assault against a freshman football player.