Blog: UNC Sports

Nov. 05, 2014 @ 09:03 AM

All the athletes I cover eventually have to leave -- now it's my turn to move on

The Carrier Classic, Gio Bernard’s punt return, Austin Rivers’ 3-pointer, Marcus Paige’s duel with T.J. Warren, Duke going score-for-score with Johnny Manziel, the 18-inning UNC-NCSU ACC Tournament game – there are tons of memorable events I’ve covered in my three-plus years at the Durham Herald-Sun.

Oct. 19, 2014 @ 10:16 AM

My AP Top 25 ballot: FSU back on top

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 08:40 AM

My AP Top 25 ballot: Chaotic week leads to huge changes

Five new teams moved into my top 10 (two had been previously unranked), five teams entered my top 25 and the top spot changed hands after the most chaotic week in years.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

My AP Top 25 ballot: FSU stays No. 1

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 08:50 AM

My AP Top 25 ballot: ECU in, Virginia Tech out

ECU's win over Virginia Tech put the Pirates into the rankings and knocked out both the Hokies and Ohio State, 

Sep. 07, 2014 @ 01:42 PM

My Top 25 ballot: Virginia Tech leaps into rankings

Virginia Tech goes from unranked to No. 11 in my Week 2 poll after winning at Ohio State.

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

My AP Top 25 ballot: Texas A&M replaces Washington

Texas A&M, which had the best win of the week (on the road against a top 10 team) replaced Washington, who barely edged Hawaii.

Aug. 31, 2014 @ 09:12 PM

Extra notes from UNC-Liberty

Ethan Farmer, Tim Scott, the running back rotation, 14 freshmen played, the kicking situation and more

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

UNC DT Farmer cleared to play

Farmer started all 13 games and had 30 tackles last year

Aug. 26, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Position battle winners at LT, DE, CB and K as UNC breaks camp

John Ferranto vs. Bentley Spain at left tackle, Dajaun Drennon at defensive end, Des Lawrence vs. M.J. Stewart at corner and Thomas Moore vs. Freeman Jones at kicker.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

UNC practice notes: Weather, QBs, leader on D, Liberty prep

Some notes from UNC's last practice availability before game week begins on Monday


Aug. 05, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

UNC WR T.J. Thorpe out again

Jordan High School graduate T.J. Thorpe wasn't at practice Tuesday amid reports that he reinjured his left foot. 

Aug. 05, 2014 @ 08:53 AM

My preseason AP Top 25 ballot

Top-ranked Florida State, Clemson and Duke make my preaseason top 25 out of the ACC

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

'Carolina Way' needs direction

How much should UNC coach Roy Williams have known about what his players were — or were not — doing in the classrooms?