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Emily Fox, Brianna Pinto Named To U.S. U20 World Cup Soccer Roster

U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team coach Jitka Klimkova has named 21 players who will represent the United States at the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup to be held Aug. 5-24 in the Brittany region of France. Two current North Carolina players have been named to the team. The duo includes sophomore Emily Fox and freshman Brianna Pinto. (GoHeels.com)

Luke Maye, Aaron Rohlman Earn Spots On NABC Honors Court

The National Association of Basketball Coaches on Tuesday named UNC's Luke Maye and Aaron Rohlman to the 2017-18 NABC Honors Court, recognizing men's college basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season. Maye is a business administration major who was a junior in 2017-18. Rohlman graduated in May with a degree in biology. (GoHeels.com)

Dallas Maverick Harrison Barnes Visits Ames to Support Reading and Basketball

Harrison Barnes, former Ames High School star basketball player and current member of the Dallas Mavericks, is back home for a few days. Barnes and his wife, Brittany, are supporting the Summer Reading Buddy Program with Raising Readers and the Ames Public Library. Barnes is also hosting a basketball camp in Ames and another in the Dallas area. (WHO-TV)

UNC free of NCAA issues for 1st time under AD Cunningham

UNC athletics director Bubba Cunningham has spent nearly his entire tenure dealing with NCAA issues, from arriving amid a football investigation to dealing with offshoot academic trouble. Now, those long-running NCAA issues are resolved, freeing Cunningham to focus on improving on-field performance or a facility project costing more than $100 million. (Associated Press)

Incoming UNC graduate student runs across the country 4,000 miles for a cause

Lauren Bates left home for the summer with only a duffel bag and a pair of running shoes. Over the next 50 days, she would cover 4,000 miles from San Francisco to Boston — on foot. Bates is no stranger to 4K races. But this isn’t the typical four-kilometer run she has embarked on dozens of times before. This time, 4K means 4,000 miles, and every mile counts. (UNC.edu)

Carolina Insider Podcast: UNC Football To Face Auburn In 2020, Hornets Training Camp, More

Join hosts Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas of GoHeels.com for a lively discussion of how North Carolina and Auburn will face off in football in Atlanta in 2020 and the Charlotte Hornets will hold training camp in the Smith Center. Noted Carolina fan and the recently retired Bill Leslie of WRAL TV in Raleigh also joins the podcast. (GoHeels.com)

Nathan Elliott, Chazz Surratt Ready for QB Camp Competition

UNC’s quarterback competition, which began last fall and started over in spring ball, will likely continue deep into training camp next month. “We don’t have the luxury of having one guy at the quarterback position,” UNC coach Larry Fedora said Monday. “We’ve got two guys who will battle through camp, and we’ll make a decision going into that first game.” (Inside Carolina)

Chansky’s Corner: Camping Out

It has been a habit for former UNC basketball players to spend summers in Chapel Hill or settle here instead of returning to their own hometowns. After all, this is where they played for one of the blue blood programs and became part of the famous Carolina basketball family. Why not? Some of the players have gone a step further and started their own basketball camps. (Chapelboro.com)

He might not be saying it, but this is Mitch Trubisky’s camp — and year

The excitement is real this time. No, really. Mitch Trubisky has changed the minds of many people who thought the Bears were crazy to take him with the second overall pick in the 2017 draft. He doesn’t have a large body of work to his name, but he showed enough promise after taking over for an ineffective Mike Glennon last season that the fan base seems stoked. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Marie McCool Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year Award

North Carolina standout women’s lacrosse midfielder Marie McCool was nominated Monday by the university as its candidate for the NCAA Woman of the Year honor. The 2018 IWLCA and Inside Lacrosse National Midfielder of the Year spent her career in Chapel Hill putting together a list of accomplishments that ranks among the best in program history. (Chapelboro.com)

Podcast: Bobby Frasor Discusses Tar Heel Basketball and Life Beyond

Former North Carolina guard Bobby Frasor joins host Tommy Ashley and Ross Martin from Inside Carolina to answer reader questions and share his thoughts on a variety of topics from his days as a Carolina recruit, the Tar Heels' 2006 win in Durham, the 2009 title and life beyond his days in Chapel Hill. (Audioboom)

Why Vince Carter’s first celebrity golf tournament was better than some NBA stars

NBA swingman Vince Carter was the oldest player in the league last season. This weekend, he was into a new swing. The 41-year-old Carter, currently a free agent after playing in 58 games for the Kings in 2017-18, played in the American Century Championship for the first time and finished in 73rd place with a minus-27 in the event’s modified Stableford scoring system. (Sacramento Bee)

Audio: Marvin Williams - “The people I met in college are some of the closest people in my life"

Former North Carolina basketball star Marvin Williams — a member of the 2005 national title team — has carved out a 13-year NBA career. Williams recently stopped by The David Glenn Show to talk with guest host Dave Nathan about a career spent mostly on the East Coast, working out in the offseason in Chapel Hill and the value of his time spent in college. (ACC Sports Journal)

Larry Fedora in Favor of Redshirt Rule

UNC football coach Larry Fedora is a proponent of a new NCAA rule that allows student-athletes to play in as many as four games without losing a season of eligibility. The NCAA approved the measure in June. “I wish it would have been there last year, but I think it’s going to be really good for football,” Fedora said at the Bill Dooley Pigskin Preview on Monday. (Inside Carolina)

Fetzer Field, football renovation project will not be completed by original timeline

The North Carolina men’s and women’s soccer teams will not be playing at the new Fetzer Field when their seasons start in September. The Fetzer Field project, which began in May 2017, is one of three projects that was expected to be done this August, along with an indoor football practice facility and a new field hockey stadium at Ehringhaus Field. (Daily Tar Heel)

Jessica Breland Named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Jessica Breland of the Atlanta Dream today was named the WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Breland earned Player of the Week honors for the first time in her seven-year career. She led the Eastern Conference in rebounding (9.3 rpg) and blocked shots (2.67 bpg), ranked sixth in scoring (14.7 ppg) and finished fifth in field goal percentage (54.1). (Atlanta Dream)

He might not be saying it, but this is Mitch Trubisky’s camp — and year

Most of the anticipation has to do with young quarterback Mitch Trubisky,. Trubisky has changed the minds of many who thought the Bears were crazy to take him with the second overall pick in the 2017 draft. The new coaching staff has said so many good things about Trubisky that you wonder if he has decided on who his Hall of Fame presenter will be. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Best burger in U.S. is at Al's Burger Shack in Chapel Hill

The best burger in America can be found in Chapel Hill, according to a new list released by TripAdvisor. The list, which analyzed millions of user reviews and rankings found that Al’s Burger Shack’s signature “Bobo Chili Cheeseburger,” which is topped with chili sauce, coleslaw, onion, yellow mustard and American cheese, is the best in the country. (WRAL.com)

Cleveland pitcher Andrew Miller set to begin rehab assignment Tuesday

Indians relief ace Andrew Miller is one step closer to a return from the disabled list with the possibility of a comeback early in the second half, manager Terry Francona said on Sunday. Miller, who's been on the 10-day disabled list since May 26 with right knee inflammation, is scheduled to begin a Minor League rehab assignment with Triple-A Columbus on Tuesday. (MLB.com)

Video: UNC doctors work to contain African Ebola outbreak

Medical teams from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are working to contain a new Ebola outbreak in central Africa. As opposed to previous epidemics, they now have more tools at their disposal. (WRAL.com)

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