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Carly Reed's Journey From Reserve Attacker to Starting Midfielder Lifts UNC Into National Title Game

Carly Reed was quick to correct something. No, doves didn’t descend from the sky holding aloft her bathrobe waiting for her to get out of bed Friday morning. In fact, the North Carolina junior midfielder didn’t feel well at all. She had a blazing headache, the kind that seeps into your bone marrow. (Inside Lacrosse)

Past, present and future of UNC lacrosse's Kelly family converge at Final Four

The family reunions happen every spring day inside North Carolina's Loudermilk Center for Excellence. Before he sees cousin Patrick at practice, or before he catches up with cousin Timmy in the locker room, Stephen Kelly will walk past uncles David and Bryan. (Baltimore Sun)

ACC’s most underrated football talents - Ryan Switzer

North Carolina had so many weapons on offense a year ago, Switzer was easily overlooked. He finished with 55 catches, 697 receiving yards and six touchdowns, which doesn’t stand out too much, but he also returned 22 punts for 302 yards and two scores. He averaged 13.7 yards per punt return and his eight total touchdowns were tied for most among Tar Heels receivers. (Today's U)

Not-too-early look ahead at ACC basketball in 2016-17

The Tar Heels are a proven commodity with six regular contributors back from last season’s national runnerup. Although they’ll miss the production and leadership of Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige, emerging star Joel Berry, ACC Sixth Man of the Year Isaiah Hicks and the duo of Justin Jackson and Kennedy Meeks — are ready to step in. (Wilmington Star News)

Turner's Take: This Is What You Work For

UNC women's lacrosse has fewer than 48 hours before they are back in the national championship game, where they were three years ago and triumphed, where they were a year ago and experienced heartbreak. This is what they play for, and here they are. "This is what you live for since you started playing lacrosse. Getting to the game on Sunday is a dream come true." (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina-Loyola and Maryland-Brown in men's lacrosse semis

The semifinals are scheduled to take place at the Linc on Saturday, with North Carolina (10-6) taking on Loyola (14-3) at noon and Maryland (16-2) facing off against Brown (16-2) at 2:30 p.m. The weekend will culminate in a Memorial Day championship set for 1 p.m. "We're certainly the underdogs," UNC coach Joe Breschi said Friday. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Marie McCool, North Carolina get back to NCAA lacrosse championship

North Carolina doesn’t do easy. The Tar Heels defining statistic is probably degree of difficulty. The Heels’ tight, down to the final shot 12-11 national semifinal win over Penn State on Friday was typical UNC. The Tar Heels earned a rematch of last year’s NCAA championship game against Maryland on Sunday at noon. (Burlington County Times)

1-on-1 with UNC coach Larry Fedora: Room for Growth

Larry Fedora: " Even though our offense broke all sorts of records, I think 62 total records this past season, there was still so much room for growth. What we were able to do was break all that down and show the guys, so they were able to see that too. If not, all they will do is just listen to their friends and talk about all the success they had." (Inside Carolina)

UNC baseball coach takes shot at South Carolina

North Carolina’s baseball team is in danger of missing the NCAA Baseball Tournament. Perhaps that was the motivation behind UNC head coach Mike Fox taking to Twitter on Friday night to make a case for his team, albeit with a dig toward the South Carolina Gamecocks. UNC defeated South Carolina 15-0 on April 13 in Charlotte. (The State)

Carter, Kay Reach Quarterfinals At NCAA Tennis

No. 1-ranked Hayley Carter and doubles teammate Whitney Kay of the UNC women’s tennis team earned All-America status on Friday by reaching the quarterfinals at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championship. Carter and Kay, the No. 1 seed in doubles, won in come-from-behind fashion over No. 22 Palina Dubavets and Stefani Stojic of UC Santa Barbara (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Advances To NCAA Championship Game

The UNC women's lacrosse team is back in the NCAA championship game for the second straight year and the third time in four years after the #3 Tar Heels defeated Penn State 12-11 Friday in the national semifinals. UNC will play for the national championship at 12 noon on Sunday against the winner of Friday's second semifinal game between top-seeded Maryland and fourth-seeded Syracuse. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC Women's Lacrosse Edges Penn State 12-11 in NCAA Semis

Carly Reed tied her career high with five goals to lead Carolina as the Tar Heels advanced to the national title game with a 12-11 win over Penn State on May 27, 2016. View Video...

Sorting through some post-draft deadline ACC power rankings

2. North Carolina: The roster includes eight players who appeared in at least 30 games for an NCAA tournament runner-up and three heavily recruited freshmen. Justin Jackson has a chance to become the Tar Heels’ go-to scorer, but their leading All-ACC candidate is point guard Joel Berry, who was UNC’s most consistent player in 2015-16. (Fayetteville Observer)

How UNC's Brice Johnson compares to Roy Williams' other NBA Draft picks

There's been a handful of nice NBA players, but not one player to play for Roy Williams at UNC has made an All-Star Game. With that in mind, where does Brice Johnson stack up? Johnson played for four years at North Carolina. He had a tremendous senior season, including a game wherein he had 39 points and 23 rebounds. (CBS Sports)

Roy Williams recovering from knee replacement surgery

UNC Hall of Fame basketball coach Roy Williams is recovering from knee replacement surgery. In an email Friday, athletics spokesman Steve Kirschner says Williams is "resting comfortably" after the procedure on his right knee. Kirschner says there's no exact recovery timetable but Williams is expected to be on the road for July recruiting "as usual." (Associated Press)

UNC DT Jeremiah Clarke Returns; OL Will Dancy Exits

Redshirt sophomore defensive tackle Jeremiah Clarke, who was not enrolled at UNC during the spring semester for undisclosed reasons, is back in Chapel Hill for summer school and is eligible for the fall semester, according to a UNC spokesperson. Will Dancy, a senior interior offensive lineman, is set to graduate from UNC and will transfer for the 2016 season. (Inside Carolina)

Historic breakdown of UNC's football schedule

UNC's football schedule this year features plenty of tough games, starting off against Georgia and Illinois. Then the Heels will have a tough stretch of games in the coastal division and most importantly, UNC will face Florida State on October 1. Let's look at history and see how the Tar Heels have fared against this years' opponents. (Carolina Blue)

Chansky’s Notebook: The Harvey Rules

They are calling the Dark Knight the Pale Pawn. Former Tar Heel Matt Harvey made it big in the majors a year after he joined the Mets in 2013. That’s when his menacing beard and tough-guy demeanor on the mound made him an all-star and gave him his nickname, which he played to the hilt as a man about town. Things aren’t so good for the Dark Knight these days. (Chapelboro.com)

Video: An abundance of ACC hoops riches in the Triangle

If recent events are any indication, it's going to be a crazy fun year for fans of the Triangle's ACC basketball teams. UNC welcomes back three key players who pondered turning pro, Duke added another monster recruit to its already talented roster, and N.C. State landed a five-star 7-footer to pair with their flashy five-star point guard. (ABC 11)

Sporting News college football pre-season Top 25

18. North Carolina The Tar Heels were the surprise team in the ACC Coastal Division last season, and Larry Fedora found the right combination on both sides with the help of defensive coordinator Gene Chizik. Mitch Trubisky replaces quarterback Marquise Williams, but handing off to running back Elijah Hood, who rushed for 1,488 yards and 17 TDs last season, should help. (Sporting News)

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