Sports: UNC

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:05 PM

Duke’s Castor, UNC’s Ellis named to ACC Legends class

The ACC on Thursday announced the 2014 Class of Legends for its 10th Annual Dr Pepper Football Championship Game, which will be played in Charlotte Dec. 6.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 01:15 PM

Beating the big names is road to national attention for ECU

East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden knows the best way for the Pirates to earn national attention — beat the big names that annually appear on their nonconference schedule. The Pirates certainly are doing that against the Atlantic Coast Conference.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

UNC to start true freshman guard Cohen at East Carolina

True freshman Jared Cohen will start at right guard in place of injured junior Landon Turner when UNC (2-0) visits East Carolina (2-1) on Saturday (3:32 p.m., ESPNU).


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

ECU can score, Tar Heels know it

UNC's players haven't forgotten how ECU came into Kenan Stadium last year and gained 603 yards in a 55-31 win.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

P.J. Hairston court date continued to Nov. 14

Nine games into the upcoming NBA regular season, the Charlotte Hornets have a 9 p.m. tip with the Phoenix Suns. Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston is due in Durham County District Court that morning, Nov. 14. He was supposed to be in court Friday, Sept. 12, but his case has been delayed again.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Tar Heels look to clean up tackling issues before ECU game

Tackling has been a major focus during UNC’s bye week, especially East Carolina (1-1) up next. The Pirates’ spread offense should force the Tar Heels (2-0) to make tackles in space when the teams meet at sold-out Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Sept. 20.


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 05:31 PM

Ex-Jordan WR Thorpe hopes to return for Heels against ECU

North Carolina junior wide receiver T.J. Thorpe has been praised for his work in the locker room this season. Soon the Jordan High School product expects to make an impact on the field as well.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

UNC, Duke kickoffs announced

ESPN calls a play for the Tar Heels-Pirates game.


Sep. 07, 2014 @ 09:58 PM

UNC holds on to beat San Diego State, 31-27

UNC senior safety Tim Scott undercut San Diego State wide receiver Lloyd Mills on a wheel route in the end zone with 14 seconds left, sealing a 31-27 win for the Tar Heels at a sold-out Kenan Stadium.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 02:52 AM

Tar Heels prep for exotic packages carried by Aztecs

San Diego State might bring an innovative defense filled with exotic blitzes, pre-snap movement and different coverages to Kenan Stadium for its matchup with No. 21 North Carolina tonight (8:05 p.m., ESPNews).


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 12:18 AM

Strong field for Duke Nike Classic

Three fellow teams ranked in the top 20 join Duke at Koskinen Stadium for women's soccer doubleheaders Friday and Sunday


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

Offensive line looks to anchor Heels against chaotic Aztecs

Going through training camp, North Carolina guard Landon Turner said that the offensive line’s mantra was: “We’re not going to be the weak link. We’re going to prove everyone wrong.”


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

College football: Latest media, coaches' polls; UNC in T-25

Texas A&M mades a big jump in the AP Top 25 poll Tuesday after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Fedora nods — it's Williams as UNC's starting QB

There's no doubt about who will start under center for UNC gainst San Diego State this weekend..


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 01:34 AM

UNC douses Flames, 56-29

Four Tar Heel touchdowns in 3:49 of game time turned a one-point deficit into a blowout.