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Expert: Fallout from NCAA scandal could hurt UNC in major ways
It appears the Wainstein report could possibly rewrite the history of UNC's storied basketball program. The report revealed the paper class scheme had been going on for nearly two decades. An expert who deals with the NCAA is suggesting the...

Jaylen Brown, Nation's No. 1, shares the latest
Jaylen Brown, the nation's No. 1 prospect, has made two big visits, and has another one coming up. Here is the latest on when he expects to decide and new schools that are getting involved in his recruitment. UNC is...

UNC 2015 football recruiting: Filling Needs
The positions that UNC is still seeking to fill include defensive tackle, defensive end, bandit (LB/DE hybrid), safety, cornerback, and tight end. Cornerback would be one spot where they would only take a best available player who is a great...

Watch UNC-Fayetteville State Basketball Friday On GoHeels TV
The North Carolina men's basketball team opens exhibition play for the 2014-15 season on Friday night against Fayetteville State, and the only way to watch the game online is on GoHeels.com. GoHeels TV also will stream the Tar Heels' exhibition...

Monmouth's King Rice, a UNC grad, weighs in on scandal
"I had an incredible experience at the University of North Carolina and I feel like I played for the best coach in the history of college basketball (Dean Smith)," said King Rice, Monmouth University's head coach and a star point...

The UNC fake class investigation and the ‘myth’ of the student-athlete
Student-athletes gliding through school unencumbered by academic rigor is an issue often reported, but one that persists at numerous institutions. It represents another way that universities take advantage of their student-athletes. Not only are athletes forbidden from profiting from the...

#2 Noles, #5 Heels Battle To 1-1 Draw In Women's Soccer
Second-ranked Florida State and fifth-ranked North Carolina went toe-to-toe Thursday night at Fetzer Field as the Tar Heels came back to tie the Seminoles 1-1 in women's soccer action before a crowd of 1,322 at Fetzer Field and a national...

Ivan Rabb cuts list to 5, eliminates UNC
Five-star power forward Ivan Rabb will take an official visit to Kentucky this weekend, his high school coach told the Herald-Leader on Friday. Bishop O’Dowd Coach Lou Richie said Rabb will use his first official visit on a trip to...

Coaches removed from academics, investigation finds
When asked Wednesday how involved he was in his players’ academics, UNC coach Larry Fedora said he was only focused on his next opponent. “I couldn’t tell you what one guy’s major is.“ Fedora’s answer helps explain how there were...

Bengals' Russell Bodine a 'Clint Eastwood' style leader
While Russell Bodine will be playing just his seventh career NFL game on Sunday, he is emerging as a leader on the offensive line. "The center has to be a leader," said o-line coach Paul Alexander. "He's a very Clint...

Honest Shame
College sports produce collective emotions. That’s one of the main reasons they are so popular and attract such committed, loyal followers. The collective emotion Tar Heel fans are feeling this week is shame. And while what happened at the University...

Everett Withers Responds To UNC Academic Fraud Report
James Madison football head coach Everett Withers responded to a University of North Carolina report regarding the school's academic fraud on Thursday night. "In a report issued yesterday by UNC's outside counsel, it was stated that I was unwilling to...

Art’s Angle: You Know Who You Are
The Wainstein report is filled with testimony from people who knew enough to blow a whistle and others who were so uninformed or uncaring that, when asked, they said Crowder was a faculty professor. How can that possibly happen, Mr...

Failures in oversight worsened UNC academic fraud
Wainstein's report notes school officials failed to act on their suspicions or specific concerns that came to their attention. It all added up to a series of missed chances to stop the fraud and instead allowed it to escalate. Accreditation...

UNC offered fake classes for 18 years. But that's not the only academic scandal.
The scandal is bigger than athletics. Half the students enrolled in UNC's fake classes were not athletes. They were average, everyday students. What happened at UNC is an extreme symptom of a widespread problem: nobody outside colleges really knows what,...