Bob McAdoo is the forgotten superstar in the city of Buffalo
When discussing the greatest athletes in Buffalo history, Bob McAdoo has to be on the list. At the zenith of his career, he was the best player in the NBA not named Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. And even then, McAdoo’s play was good enough to earn him an MVP in 1974-75 even with Abdul-Jabbar hunting for the same title. McAdoo was an offensive nightmare.
UNC Professor Wins Nobel Prize In Chemistry
Aziz Sancar, a biochemist who has exquisitely mapped part of the DNA repair system in cancer cells, has been honored this year with the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden announced Oct. 7. Sancar, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the UNC School of Medicine, received the call at 5 a.m. at his home, while he was sleeping.
Saturday’s results create new ‘reality’ for UNC, NC State
When the dreary wet day began, N.C. State was generally considered the up-and-coming team, with a realistic shot at stealing the Atlantic Division away from perennial frontrunners Clemson and Florida State. North Carolina, by contrast, was a program teetering on the brink. By the time the sun went down, the script had completely flipped and the roles essentially reversed.
Warriors’ James Michael McAdoo positioned for more playing time
One of the untold stories from the Warriors’ 2015 championship run was long coaches’ meetings about James Michael McAdoo. The rookie forward ended up playing only 10 postseason minutes, but McAdoo thrived so often in practices that the coaching staff probably spent more than 100 times his actual minutes logged trying to figure out ways to get him on the floor.
Logan Byrd Game Videos
With many THI subscribers asking questions and even expressing concern about some of the struggles experienced by 4-Star QB commit Logan Byrd, THI publisher Andrew Jones and photographer Bruce Young decided to go see Byrd play in person last week as part of their trip to cover Saturday's UNC-Georgia Tech game. This full package of content about Byrd is to give those who were wondering an opportunity to see, hear and read for themselves.
Video: Wayne Ellington talks UNC
Wayne Ellington starred at UNC for three season, finishing his Tar Heel career by helping Carolina win the 2009 National Championship. As a three-year starting shooting guard in Chapel Hill, Ellington averaged 14.7 points for his career while shooting 46.3% from the field and 39.7% from three. Ellington, the 2009 Final Four Most Outstanding player, is now the newest member of the Brooklyn Nets.
UNC football cuts down on penalties
UNC did a lot of good things on offense in 2014. But playing mistake-free football was not one of them. This offseason, correcting those mistakes was a point of emphasis for coach Larry Fedora and his staff. Through five games in 2015, the team is seeing good results. UNC averages five penalties for only 38.6 yards a game, tying it with Vanderbilt for 14th in the nation.
Fedora Live: Marquise Williams's Maturation
One theme remained consistent in head coach Larry Fedora’s remarks about Marquise Williams during his radio show on Tuesday: maturity. Fedora discussed Williams’s bounce back game at Georgia Tech in length at Top of the Hill restaurant, detailing how quarterback’s age and experience helped him recover from a benching against Delaware.
Da'Norris Searcy Living Out His Dream in NFL
Ever since he could first write his name, Da'Norris Searcy had a Plan A. He never had a Plan B. “Career day would come along and they’d ask me what I wanted to be and I’d tell them I wanted to play in the NFL. They would always say, 'What’s your Plan B?' And I’d always tell them, ‘Plan A and Plan B are the same,'" Searcy recalled.
Wright On The Money In A 3-0 Men's Soccer Win Over UNC-W
Zach Wright scored a pair of first-half goals to send No. 2 North Carolina to a 3-0 victory over UNCW Tuesday night at Fetzer Field. The win gives the Tar Heels its best start in program history at 9-0-1, and snapped a two-game losing streak to the 18th-ranked Seahawks. The Tar Heels will return to Fetzer on Saturday to take on the Syracuse Orange at 7 p.m.
Video: Inside Look at UNC Football Sports Nutrition
Look behind the scenes at the team that fuels the Tar Heels and helps each individual player maximize their potential through proper diet and specialized nutritional guidance.
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Blanks #18 UNCW 3-0
Zach Wright scored a pair of goals in the first half and Alan Winn added a third late in the second to give the #2 Tar Heels a 3-0 win over #18 UNCW on October 6th, 2015.
Carolina physicists played key roles in Nobel Award-winning project
Canadian scientist Arthur B. McDonald, one of two scientists awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics, led a research project that included physicists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The prize was announced Oct. 6 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Three Larry Brown stories
Larry Brown is one of the most interesting, frustrating, entertaining and infuriating figures in the history of the sport. He’s a basketball savant. And he’s entirely unreliable. His selfishness is self-evident, but he’s also one of the great teachers of the game. He’s perpetually anxious, uncommonly detailed, overwhelmingly successful and unceasingly unhappy. Three Larry Brown stories come to mind.
2017 DE DeMarco Artis Elated By UNC Offer
It's no secret that some of the best football talent in the country comes from the state of Florida. One name on the rise from the Sunshine State is Class of 2017 defensive end DeMarco Artis out of Seminole High School in Sanford. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound Artis has drawn offers from Florida Atlantic, Kentucky and North Carolina thus far.