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Boston Celtics notes: Jae Crowder calls Tyler Zeller 'the best professional I ever saw'

With a smile on his face, Tyler Zeller sat in front of his locker and joked he isn't used to reporters crowding around him. After a breakout season last year, when he started for a playoff team, the center has collected dust in the dungeon of forgotten 7-footers. (MassLive.com)

UNC Football 2016 Class Superlatives Part 2

The most polished offensive lineman prospect in the class, Jay Jay McCargo is also the most versatile. The Virginia native could play tackle, guard, or center in a pinch. He might be a bit undersized for tackle right now but will help UNC's depth from day one. McCargo's coaches raved about his technique and physical ability which make him a lot to handle in the trenches. (Carolina Blue)

UNC football reaps rewards on Signing Day

The bounty for UNC’s success was evident on Wednesday, as the Tar Heels finished National Signing Day with the No. 33 recruiting class in the country, according to 247Sports. With 26 total signees, this class marks the largest under Fedora. “Winning helps in every aspect of the program,” Fedora said. “But definitely in recruiting.” (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: Larry Fedora - QB Talent & Defensive Depth Highlight 2016 Class

Tar Heel head coach Larry Fedora talks with the ACC Digital Network about UNC's National Signing Day. North Carolina will add talent at the quarterback position in Chazz Surratt and defensive depth to a Tar Heel team that won the ACC Coastal Division in 2015. View Video...

New UNC training program helps former military medics transition to civilian health-care jobs

The U.S. military veteran Dave Manning served two combat deployments in Iraq and was the sole medical provider for more than 100 people on a Navy ship. But as he contemplated his post-military job prospects, he struggled....Manning is in the inaugural class of a physician-assistant training program launched this month by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and geared at recruiting nontraditional students—specifically, veterans.... (The Atlantic)

Warriors' Harrison Barnes Creates NYC Treasure Hunt for Fans

Part-time game-winning shooter, part-time...treasure hunt-creating Riddler? While the Warriors have fully embarked upon a much larger-scale quest of their own, Harrison Barnes has endeavored to keep Dub Nation in on the action. (Bleacher Report)

Video: Larry Fedora's Signing Day Press Conference

Besides the fact that their recruitments are over, Larry Fedora said the most exciting part about the 2016 class is that it filled UNC's position needs. "We really met our needs and that was the thing that was probably best about this class was the way it all came together," Fedora said. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Playing Career Guiding Chad Scott's Approach

Chad Scott's wife, Shambrica, has grown tired of hearing about the Miami game, and there’s little doubt his children will join their mother in that regard at some point. That defining moment, however, has stayed fresh in Scott’s mind as his consistent upward trajectory in the coaching ranks has landed him back at his alma mater. (Inside Carolina)

'15 Wins Setting Foundation for '17 Recruits

Former UNC head coach Butch Davis believed the recruiting process was an 18-month ordeal, starting in the summer prior to a prospect’s junior season in high school and concluding on Signing Day. On Wednesday, Larry Fedora told reporters his staff started recruiting certain players in his current 26-man class more than 24 months ago. (Inside Carolina)

Fedora: Recruits understand value of education

North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora signed 19 students to football National Letters of Intent Wednesday. Seven Tar Heels enrolled in January to bring the 2016 class to a total of 26. The class includes 16 players on defense and 10 on offense. Carolina's recruiting class is currently ranked No. 21 by Rivals.com and No. 23 by Scout.com. (WRAL Sports Fan)

UNC's Football Recruiting Class: Superlatives, Part 1

Toughest: Kyree Campbell The 6-5, 305-pound defensive tackle is a beast in the middle. He can take on blockers and get off contact to stop the run or pursue the ball carrier. With a non-stop motor, Campbell is relentless and powerful in the middle. (Carolina Blue)

Top 10 UNC Class of 2016 Signee Highlight Plays

After reviewing senior season footage of UNC's entire 2016 Recruiting Class, Don Callahan selects his Top 10 favorites plays. (Inside Carolina)

Extra Points: Building A Brand On Defense

Carolina football has put up pinball type numbers on offense over four years of the Larry Fedora era. Each of them, in fact, ranks in the Top 10 of 125 years worth of total yards output in the sport’s history in Chapel Hill. Since 2012, Carolina has averaged 457 yards a game. Now the defense is trying to catch up. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Dre Bly homecoming at high school alma mater

The NFL is celebrating its upcoming 50th Super Bowl in many ways, including giving former championship players a chance to share their accomplishments with their high schools. That was the case at Western Branch High School on Wednesday night. Dre Bly did it all at Western Branch. (WAVY)

UNC Football 2016 Live Signing Day Updates

National Signing Day live updates for UNC's 2016 football recruiting class as undecided recruits make their final decisions, Letters of Intent roll in, and the newest crop of Tar Heels takes shape. Read More...

Andrew Miller doesn't care he is no longer the closer, wants to win

In Andrew Miller's words, he pitched "as well as he possibly could have" in his first year as a closer for the Yankees in 2015. He had 36 saves and a 2.04 ERA. Now, he is no longer the closer. A lot of guys would be upset. Not Miller. "I came to New York to be a winner," Miller said on the Michael Kay Show on 98.7 ESPN. (ESPN.com)

Video: Larry Fedora Signing Day Afternoon Interview - 2016

Lee Pace sits down with North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora to discuss the Tar Heels' 2016 Signing Day class. View Video...

ACC's long and winding road affecting Triangle trio

Since Roy Williams took the North Carolina job 13 years ago, the Tar Heels have won an impressive 67 road games, while losing just 36. That’s a winning percentage of .650, which gives Williams the second best road winning percentage in ACC history. Yet Monday’s game at Louisville will not go down as one of Carolina’s great road efforts. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Roy Williams Live: Hubert Davis Offers Shooting Advice

North Carolina assistant coach Hubert Davis shared his perspective on the team's recent shooting struggles and detailed his advice to the players during the "Roy Williams Live" radio show on Tuesday night. I’ve talked to all of them,” said Davis, who was filling in for Williams. “I told them I had slumps like that all throughout my career when I was playing.” (Inside Carolina)

UNC OL Coach Chris Kapilovic Promoted to Offensive Coordinator

UNC announced on Wednesday that offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Kapilovic served as UNC’s associate head coach and co-offensive coordinator in addition to his offensive line coaching duties in 2015. UNC also announced that quarterbacks coach Keith Heckendorf has been promoted to passing game coordinator. (Inside Carolina)

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