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UNC-Chapel Hill posts response to NCAA’s amended notice of allegations
UNC has released its response to the NCAA’s amended notice of allegations resulting from a joint investigation of past academic irregularities. “We carefully considered the appropriate University response based upon a thorough analysis of the NCAA’s Constitution and bylaws and all involved parties’ mutual desire to adhere to these important standards,” Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham said.
UNC to release response to NCAA's amended notice of allegations Tuesday
North Carolina plans to publicly post its response to the NCAA's amended notice of allegations Tuesday, a day after the school’s deadline to submit the response. The delay in releasing the response, UNC announced previously, would occur so the school could review the document, redact names and protect privacy rights.
UNC has endless possibilities with new ACC Network
The ACC is finally catching up to the SEC, BIG10, and PAC 12, and forming its own television network....The full version is still three years away, and in the meantime, the ACC and ESPN are going to partner up with digital/mobile-specific options revolving around their Watch ESPN app and ESPN3.
NCAA COI Hearing Up Next for UNC
The University of North Carolina is on track for a NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions hearing in October following Friday’s announcement that the school will respond to the NCAA’s amended notice of allegations on Aug. 1. Monday marked the close of the 90-day deadline for UNC’s response after receiving the amended notice on Apr. 25.
UNC to respond to NCAA allegations Aug. 1, release public copy the next day
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says it will respond to the NCAA's amended notice of allegations on Aug. 1. A public copy will be released the following day on the Carolina Commitment website, the school said in a news release. UNC and other parties involved in the release requested a one-week change to its release date this week.
Video: Bubba Cunningham Q&A with Jones Angell on newly announced ACC Network
North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham discusses the positives for UNC from the newly announced ACC Network.
ACC Follows ESPN into Network Era
The ACC, in partnership with longtime television rights partner ESPN, announced on Thursday a new media agreement and the launch of the ACC Network by 2019 with the channel’s digital component, ACC Network Extra, debuting next month. The agreement, which was revealed at the league’s annual media event, extends the current contract through the 2035-36 season.
Video: ACC Network In 2019 Announced By Conference, ESPN
The ACC Network to launch in 2019 is announced by Commissioner John Swofford at the 2016 ACC Kickoff in Charlotte. Listen as Commissioner Swofford shares the details of the monumental agreement.
ACC Network Set to Launch in 2019
ESPN and the ACC will launch the ACC Network – a comprehensive linear and digital network, it was announced today by ACC Commissioner John Swofford and ESPN President John Skipper at the conference’s annual Football Kickoff media event in Charlotte. The 20-year partnership also extends the conference’s existing rights agreement with ESPN to 2036.
University Statement on the Employee Forum ‘Microaggression’ blog post
Last Thursday, the UNC-Chapel Hill Employee Forum posted an opinion blog on its website on the topic of microaggressions. Those opinions were wrongly reported as University policy and/or guidelines; they are not. The blog does not represent University policy nor was it intended to be an official or unofficial guidebook as it has been widely reported in social media.
Shirley Ort, creator of the Carolina Covenant, ready to write next chapter
A few days ago, Brian Hogan ambled into Shirley Ort’s office and spotted a replica of the Magna Carta on the nearly empty bookcase in her Pettigrew Hall office.
Without missing a beat, Hogan deadpanned, “Shirley, I knew you were old, but I didn’t know you were that old.”
UNC athletics administrator Dave Lohse receives achievement award
For 39 years, Dave has coordinated public relations at Carolina, at one time or another working with nearly every one of the Tar Heels’ 28 varsity programs. When he came to Chapel Hill in 1977, he was one of three people on staff, so it was all hands on deck for every football and basketball game and he oversaw most of the 26 “non-revenue” sports as well.
UNC AD: School will respond to NCAA charges by July deadline
UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham is hopeful the school is finally near the end of its long-running academic scandal. The school is a month away from its 90-day deadline to respond to the NCAA's latest Notice of Allegations (NOA), which outlined five serious charges. "I think we have positive momentum going," Cunningham said.
UNC settles with former WR involved in alleged hazing incident
UNC has reached a settlement in a case involving the alleged hazing of former Tar Heels walk-on wide receiver Jackson Boyer. Boyer was involved in an alleged physical confrontation with teammates in the Chapel Hill hotel the team stayed in during preseason camp on Aug. 4, 2014. Boyer reportedly suffered a concussion in the alleged incident and received a $795,000 settlement from UNC.
Chansky’s Notebook: Baying At The Moon
More bad news for the ABC crowd. Those who love to hate UNC and its athletic program received another dose of reality Thursday when the university came off its probation handed down by the Southern Association of Colleges, whose cumbersome complete name goes by the acronym of SACS.