Stuart Scott’s memoir uplifting
This is not a happy story. The very nature of a posthumous memoir about living with a serious illness means it’s a tale that is not going to end well. However, Stuart Scott’s book is also an uplifting account of love, family ties, parenthood, happiness, determination and personal success.
Zach Wright Pushes UNC Men's Soccer Past Broncos
Zach Wright’s first-half goal propelled No. 5 North Carolina to a 3-0 victory over the Santa Clara Broncos Sunday night at Fetzer Field. With five seconds remaining in the first stanza, Andy Lopez had little time to set up the sixth corner of the half, but his cross connected with Wright in the box to put the Tar Heels up 1-0. The sophomore’s header marked his first goal of the season and second in his career.
No. 2 UNC Field Hockey Tops No. 17 Iowa, 2-1
The UNC field hockey team wrapped up its first weekend of play undefeated, beating Iowa 2-1 Sunday at the ACC-Big Ten Classic, hosted by Michigan at the Wolverines’ Ocker Field. The Tar Heels, ranked No. 2 in the national preseason poll, improved to 2-0 with the win over the No. 17 Hawkeyes. On Saturday they beat No. 14 Michigan, also by a score of 2-1.
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Highlights vs Santa Clara
The Tar Heel offense was dominant, getting goals from Zach Wright, a penalty kick from Raby George, and a beautiful deflection from Andy Lopez in a 3-0 shutout of Santa Clara on August 30, 2015.
Video: UNC's Theo Pinson nails long distance jump shot
While just messing around beneath the banners of UNC's Dean Dome, sophomore wing Theo Pinson launched and nailed a long distance jump shot. The shot was deep from the court's sideline. Even more miraculous was that Pinson, a 6-foot-6, 195-pound Greensboro native called his shot by proclaiming, "Hey listen, get this on camera, we going to ESPN."
Funeral held for Dr. Daniel “Danny” Lotz
A funeral was held Sunday for former UNC basketball player Danny Lotz, who was a member of the 1957 Championship team and the son-in-law of the Rev. Billy Graham. The speakers at the service, which hundreds attended on Sunday, included some former basketball teammates and several family members, including his three granddaughters — the youngest of which sang “Amazing Grace.”
Big opening game for Gamecocks, Tar Heels and the ‘real Carolina’
One football game won’t settle the argument about which Carolina has the best barbecue. But the South Carolina-North Carolina football game Thursday night in Charlotte doubles as one of the most important openers in Steve Spurrier’s tenure with the Gamecocks and the biggest non-conference game in Larry Fedora’s four years with the Tar Heels.
UNC's seniors excited to leave legacy
Experience breeds confidence, enables you to learn from mistakes, and figure out the right way to do things. The 2015 UNC football team does have proven talent, but beyond that, it has a wealth of experience. This season's one-deep depth chart (based on practice observations) boasts seven starting seniors and many more who will big big contributors.
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt on SACS, NOA, Silent Sam and more (audio)
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt has just started her third academic year at the helm of UNC. She spoke with WCHL’s Blake Hodge about a number of campus-related topics.
Ty Lawson will help Rockets rely less on James Harden
The Houston Rockets’ James Harden was one of just four players who used more than 3,000 possessions (shooting, passing or turning the ball over), leading the league by being directly involved with more than 3,300 plays. No place was this burden more apparent than in saving late shot-clock possessions... This is a problem the addition of Ty Lawson might solve.
Kevin Reddick Waived by Panthers
The Carolina Panthers began the process of reducing their roster to 75 by parting ways with eight players Sunday. Five undrafted rookies along with linebacker Kevin Reddick and recently added veteran tight end Dallas Walker were waived, and offensive tackle Tony Hills was terminated/vested veteran.
Green, Newfield Lead UNC Women's Soccer Past UTSA
Summer Green and Alexa Newfield each scored two goals for UNC as the Tar Heel women’s soccer team defeated the UTSA Roadrunners 5-0 in the Texas Invitational Sunday morning at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Green had the opening two goals of the game and Newfield scored once in each half. Jessie Scarpa tallied her first career goal as a Tar Heel to wrap up the 5-0 win.
South Carolina Depth Chart vs North Carolina
Here's how the South Carolina Gamecocks will line up against North Carolina when the teams face off on Thursday night in Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium.
UNC Football Recruit Weekend Scoreboard
UNC running back commit Jordon Brown (Southern Durham HS) scored four rushing touchdowns en route to 214 yards on 29 carries. He also caught four passes for 20 yards. Future Tar Heel linebacker Jonathan Smith (Scotland County HS, Laurinburg, NC) "wreaked havoc on the Patriots' offense" in a 42-13 defeat of Charlotte Independence. See how other UNC football recruits performed in this week's edition of the Weekend Recruit Scoreboard.