Larry Fedora Excited About North Carolina-Georgia Opener
North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora turned the Tar Heels program around last season, taking his team to the 2015 ACC Championship game and a 11-3 record. The 2016 season will not start easily, as the Heels will travel to Atlanta for a neutral site game against SEC contender Georgia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.
Marcus Krah, Nicole Greene Finish As Top Americans At World Juniors
Incoming freshman Marcus Krah and rising sophomore Nicole Greene competed at the World Junior Athletic Championships with tremendous success last week. Krah took home the gold in the 110-meter hurdles while Greene placed fifth in the high jump. Krah posted a career best 13.25 in the 110-meter hurdles to bring the gold medal to the U.S. team.
Report: Yankees ‘close’ to trading Aroldis Chapman, will keep Andrew Miller
The New York Yankees have told teams they are close to making a trade that would ship out closer Aroldis Chapman, according to multiple reports. The Yankees, meanwhile, are planning to retain left-handed reliever Andrew Miller, according to reports. Reports indicate that the Nationals, Cubs, Giants and Indians are among the teams interested in Chapman.
What we learned about UNC football from ACC Kickoff
ACC Kickoff is over and we can now set our sights on fall camp as we step closer to the September 3rd showdown with Georgia in Atlanta. Media Days do their part to create headlines and offer some insight on what to expect heading into the season. Here’s what we learned about Carolina football from ACC Kickoff.
The Georgia And North Carolina Rivalry Extends Beyond The Football Field
Both schools have two of the most picturesque campuses in the country and are situated in arguably the best college towns in America; Athens and Chapel Hill. Even the topography of each campus is similar— rolling hills filled with gardens and abundant oak and pine trees situated in the northern region of each state.
Former Tar Heel Harrison Barnes looks to bounce back in Rio
For the first time since the prime days of Vince Carter, a Tar Heel will take the court for the United States men’s basketball team: Harrison Barnes. Barnes was a surprise inclusion to many, mostly influenced by the many declines over the past few months from more established stars and players.
Pittsburgh Native Soccer Star Meghan Klingenberg Is Ready For Rio
In 2012, Pine-Richland graduate Meghan Klingenberg served as an alternate for the U.S. Women’s Olympic Soccer team. This year in Rio de Janeiro, Klingenberg will have the opportunity to be on the medal stand. “Being able to compete with them this time on the field and be in the locker room and be a part of the team is really special to me.”
Ryan Switzer not phased by critics
UNC ended a historic 2015 season on a bit of a down note, but 2016 is a new year. And with a new year comes new critics. The SEC Network predicted UNC would lose its first game to Georgia by a score of 40-13. College Football News picked UNC to lose to both Miami and Duke in conference play, but none of this worries senior wide receiver and return specialist Ryan Switzer.
UNC will be well represented at the Olympics
When the 2016 Olympics kick off, UNC will be well represented with a mix of Olympic veterans and first timers. Some will earn a medal, and others unfortunately will not. Regardless, some of these events represent the pinnacle of their given sport, and they should all be commended. These athletes will proudly display the colors of their home countries.
What UNC must do to beat Georgia
The University of North Carolina will face off against the Georgia Bulldogs on a “neutral” field in Atlanta, Georgia in just 42 short days. Between now and then there will be much speculation as to what the main keys and focus to the game are. We decided to start that conversation off with three keys for the Tar Heels to come out victorious.
Video: Carolina Football 2016 Preview - Light Em Up
North Carolina football opens the 2016 season in just six short weeks against Georgia in Atlanta. Get ready for kickoff with this season preview hype video.