Sports: UNC

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.


Aug. 30, 2014 @ 11:21 AM

UNC preseason outlook

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

No. 23 Tar Heels hope to torch Flames in 2014 opener

After an eventful week, the 23rd-ranked Tar Heels hope to continue that trend in their season opener against Liberty today at Kenan Stadium (6 p.m.,

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Injured UNC walk-on's brother points finger at Tar Heels

The brother of a North Carolina player who was reportedly the victim of a training-camp altercation has accused the program of downplaying the incident.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Tar Heels get some good news: DT Farmer cleared to play

Hours after he suspended four players for Saturday’s season opener against Liberty, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora learned that one important piece will return in time to face the Flames.