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Warriors season review: James Michael McAdoo

Last July, after adding Kevin Durant, Golden State was intrigued enough to re-sign James Michael McAdoo to a one-year minimum deal. The question now is whether the Warriors saw enough this past season to bring him back. The Warriors, who like McAdoo’s versatility and even-keeled demeanor, could potentially re-sign him to another minimum deal. (San Francisco Gate)

Justin Jackson: Quiet but Confident

While he may not be the first guy you notice when you walk into a room, Justin Jackson has worked tirelessly to make sure his presence is felt on the court. Now, through his quiet confidence, Jackson is presented with another opportunity to be a leader for Sacramento’s young core of talent - a challenge he has proven that he is up for taking. (NBA.com)

Tony Bradley throws out first pitch in Salt Lake City

Former University of North Carolina Tar Heels forward Tony Bradley Jr. is already getting a taste of what Salt Lake City has to offer. Bradley was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 28th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. On Wednesday, Bradley not only attended the Salt Lake Bees game but he also threw out the first pitch for the Los Angeles Angels Triple A affiliate. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC finishes 6th nationally in race for the Learfield Directors’ Cup

This year has been quite the year for UNC athletics. Now that the college baseball season is over, it is confirmed that UNC will hold onto the No. 6 spot in this year’s Learfield Directors’ Cup. This marks the 3rd year in a row that the program has finished out the year in the national top 10. This also marks UNC’s 20th top-10 finish in the 24-year history of the award. (Tar Heel Blog)

Maye family riding high after victories

Oh to be a member of the Maye family right now. Charlotte's premier single family athletic empire added another National Championship to its trophy case last night when Florida completed a two game sweep of LSU in the CWS Title Series. Maye son #2, aka Cole, is a 6'7 freshman pitcher for the Gators. This all comes on the Heels of big brother Luke's stunning NCAA tournament run. (ABC 11)

Stilman White reflects on his six-year Carolina journey

Six years after beginning his college basketball career at UNC in the fall of 2011, Stilman White is now a UNC graduate. “I think different parts went by really fast,” said White. “Now it seems like things took forever, but I look back and it's already over. I’m finally realizing how short it's been for me, and I drug it out as long as I possibly could. Six years, so I got the full experience.” (WECT)

First-round pick Logan Warmoth signs with Blue Jays, practices in Toronto

Nate Pearson got to be on the field at Rogers Centre on Wednesday along with fellow Blue Jays prospect Logan Warmoth. Both signed with the club after being selected in the first round of Major League Baseball's draft on June 12. Warmoth, a well-rounded shortstop, was just as enthusiastic about his first visit to Toronto. "I love it," said Warmoth, who couldn't stop smiling. (Yahoo! Sports)

Best NFL draft picks of the century from UNC

1. Julius Peppers has been one of the NFL's true standard bearers for pass rushers since entering the league in 2002. His 143.5 career sacks rank fifth all-time, right between Hall of Famers Michael Strahan (141.5) and Chris Doleman (150.5). The nine-time Pro Bowl selectee returns to Carolina this fall for his 16th NFL season and second stint with the Panthers. (NFL.com)

Audio: Roy Williams looking forward to watching Tony Bradley play for Utah Jazz

UNC coach Roy Williams joined DJ on Wednesday to talk about Tony Bradley, who the Utah Jazz drafted last week. Williams said Bradley has great tools, and the belief that he’ll get a recruiting bump from Bradley leaving early isn’t necessarily true. Williams also says Bradley would have been a lottery pick a year from now but he’s hopeful of his NBA success. (1280 The Zone)

A Look at the Future of UNC's Backfield

While Jordon Brown is the only returning running back to log a rushing attempt for the Tar Heels, the starting job won’t be handed to him automatically. Three other ball carriers will be fighting for the top spot. Auburn transfer Stanton Truitt has the most experience, starting his career with the Tigers at receiver before moving to running back. True freshman Michael Carter is arguably the most intriguing. (FanRag Sports)

UNC Women's Basketball To Host Minnesota In 2017 B1G/ACC Challenge

The 2017 version of the annual Big Ten/ACC Women's Basketball Challenge will feature North Carolina hosting Minnesota on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Carmichael Arena. Game time will be announced at a later date. The Tar Heels own an impressive 7-3 record in the challenge. However, Carolina and the Golden Gophers have never matched up in the series. (GoHeels.com)

Lucas: Kenny Williams Working His Way Back

Kenny Williams doesn't want the glow of a national championship to allow UNC to fall behind. The rising junior knows the Tar Heels had an incredible March and April. But he also knows other teams didn't just sit on the couch watching UNC's run to the title. That's why he got back into his offseason workout routine with only a minimum of days off following the Tar Heels' return from Phoenix. (GoHeels.com)

Theo Pinson returns to UNC as one of the most dynamic talents in the ACC

As North Carolina marched to the 2017 NCAA Championship, one of the key figures was a player that missed the first half of the season: wing Theo Pinson. Out with a foot injury, Pinson sat the first 19 games of UNC’s season. When he returned; UNC went 18-3. Pinson briefly tested the draft waters, but he will return to Chapel Hill for his senior season. (ACC Sports Journal)

Chansky’s Notebook: ‘True’ Athletes Honored

Justin Jackson is the 30th men’s basketball player to win the Patterson Medal, including the second in as many years (following Marcus Paige). Ryan Switzer is the 35th football player – the third to play for coach Larry Fedora to win a Patterson Medal. Women’s tennis player Hayley Carter won 168 singles matches, the most in ACC history, and was a seven-time ITA All-America. (Chapelboro.com)

Carolina Firsts: Patricia Horoho

After leaving UNC, Patricia Horoho began a successful career as a nurse and later as an administrator in the U.S. Army. She was serving in the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, and provided first aid to many of the victims of the attack. In 2011, Horoho was nominated by President Barack Obama to be the Surgeon General of the U.S. Army. She was the first woman to serve in that role. (UNC.edu)

Cole Maye wins baseball national title (Florida) after brother Luke (UNC) wins in basketball

It’s been an amazing couple of months for the Maye family. Years ago, Mark Maye was one of the nation’s top high school football prospects. His wife, Aimee, was an all-star basketball player at West Charlotte. But in the past few months, the Mayes have watched as their sons have dwarfed their accomplishments: Brothers Luke and Cole Maye each won national championships. (Charlotte Observer)

ACC Football Wild Card Players in 2017

Brandon Harris, Quarterback: Harris showed flashes every so often at LSU. But the talent never translated on a consistent level. He’s now at UNC; Aaron Crawford, Defensive Tackle: Stopping the run has been a nightmare for the Heels in recent seasons. The 310-pound Crawford made an impact as a redshirt freshman in 2016 but will have to do even more this year. (Athlon Sports)

Town of Chapel Hill to host Fourth of July celebration at Kenan Stadium

Join us once again as a spectacular display of fireworks echoes throughout Kenan Stadium this Independence day. Travel & Leisure Magazine ranked Chapel Hill no. 10 as America’s Best Towns for July Fourth Celebrations. This is one celebration you won’t want to miss! This year gates open at 7 p.m. and family activities and fun are planned throughout the evening. (Town of Chapel Hill)

High School in Wilmington featured in Jordan's new Gatorade ad

E.A. Laney High School's gymnasium is featured prominently in Michael Jordan's newest Gatorade commercial. The ad features several prominent athletes talking about the low point in their athletic careers and using them as a motivator. The commercial opens in Laney's Michael Jordan Gymnasium where the NBA great is seen sitting on the bleachers. (WECT)

Marching Tar Heels band together on and off the field

Four hours before every game, the Marching Tar Heels warm up while the rest of us sleep late. Three hours before every game, they play as the team makes its way through Tar Heel Town. Two hours before every game, they play in the Pit to get students hyped up. One hour before every game, they march to the stadium in time for kick-off. And that’s just for football season. (Daily Tar Heel)


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