Sports: UNC

May. 10, 2015 @ 07:23 PM

Tar Heels top Florida to reach NCAA quarterfinals

UNC wins 11-6, will face Penn State next weekend

May. 10, 2015 @ 07:04 PM

No.2 UNC advances to sweet 16 with easy win

Tar Heels head to nationals in Texas

May. 09, 2015 @ 08:42 PM

NCAA men's tennis: UNC men advance to sweet 16

No. 13 North Carolina defeated No. 20 Mississippi State 4-1 Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship at Cole-Kenfield Tennis Center.

May. 09, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

NCAA women's tennis: No. 2 Tar Heels rip Quinnipiac, advance

No. 2 North Carolina thumped Quinnipiac 4-0 Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship at Cole-Kenfield Tennis Center. ... The Tar Heels (28-1) and will host Dartmouth in a second round match at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 10.

May. 09, 2015 @ 05:41 PM

Duke wins NCAA South Bend Regional women's golf title

Leona Maguire and Celine Boutier finish 1-2 respectively in the 54-hole NCAA Women's Golf South Bend Regional Saturday to lead reigning national champion Duke to the team title and a berth in the 24-team NCAA Championship. North Carolina is eliminated.

May. 09, 2015 @ 03:02 PM

UNC faculty eyes boosting athlete opportunities

A faculty group at UNC is looking at whether the university can make it easier for the school’s athletes to participate in internships, study-abroad programs and other things most other students can do to get ready for a job.

May. 09, 2015 @ 02:17 PM

Men's lacrosse: UNC to host Colgate in NCAA opener

The men’s lacrosse team at North Carolina is good. Those guys can play with any squad in America.

May. 08, 2015 @ 07:01 PM

UNC eases past William & Mary

It took much longer than anticipated for the North Carolina men’s tennis team to get started in NCAA Tournament play. Once the Tar Heels took the court, they got straight to business.


May. 08, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

Admission waivers for UNC athletes down in 2014

A UNC faculty committee scrutinized admission waivers eventually granted to nine recruited athletes in 2014 who otherwise wouldn’t have been able to enroll, a report to professors says. That was a drop from 14 such waivers in 2013, the first year the school’s Committee on Special Talent had to review every recruit the campus admissions office thought was likely to pull down less than a 2.3 grade-point average at UNC.

May. 07, 2015 @ 10:02 AM

Bigger goal for UNC women's lacrosse team

The Tar Heels had a shot at the ACC Tournament championship but lost to Syracuse in double overtime. The NCAA Tournament offers another title chase.

May. 03, 2015 @ 10:35 PM

Duke, UNC open NCAA tournaments at home

Men's, women's teams from Duke and UNC all earn national seeds, which means opening tournament play at home this weekend

May. 02, 2015 @ 09:02 PM

4 Blue Devils, 1 Tar Heel land NFL free-agent deals

Duke QB Anthony Boone, WR Issac Blakeney, DE Jordan DeWalt-Ondijo and OL Takoby Cofield ink NFL pacts Saturday night as undrafted free agents, as does UNC CB Tim Scott.

May. 02, 2015 @ 05:44 PM

UNC lands 4-star shooting guard Williams

The North Carolina basketball program on Saturday landed four-star guard Kenny Williams, a 6-foot-2, 165-pound Chesterfield, Virginia high school standout who had originally signed with VCU, but was released from his letter of intent after the departure of head coach Shaka Smart for the University of Texas.

Apr. 29, 2015 @ 10:21 PM

UNC, Duke players selected for NCAA tennis field

ACC player of the year Jamie Loeb of North Carolina received the No. 7 seed for next month’s the NCAA singles tournament at Baylor University.

Apr. 28, 2015 @ 06:53 PM

Scholarships to honor Dean Smith

UNC has begun raising money to endow a new set of scholarships that honor former men’s basketball coach Dean Smith.