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Charlotte Smith to be inducted into N.C. Sports Hall of Fame
Charlotte Smith knows she’ll be in good company when she’s inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame Friday night. Smith, a former women’s...

Famous shot in '94 puts UNC's Charlotte Smith in Hall of Fame
Way before Paul Pierce supposedly called game the other evening when his shot got the Washington Wizards past the Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Smith in 1994...

Tar Heel players: $200 final gift was ‘classic Dean Smith’
Some of Smith’s former players had yet to receive the letter for various reasons. David Chadwick, a well-known pastor in Charlotte, was in Iowa on...

Tommy Tomlinson: ‘Dementia Deeply Affected Dean Smith's Former Coaches, Players’
Tommy Tomlinson chronicled Smith’s illness less than a year ago for ESPN The Magazine in a piece entitled, “Precious Memories.” A noted author and former...

Dean Smith’s best starting five in NBA
Dean Smith left more than just a legacy of great basketball at North Carolina, he helped change the game of basketball. Including the NBA, for...

Lessons of Dean Smith Compiled in David Chadwick's Book
Pastor David Chadwick, Senior Pastor of Forest Hill Church in Charlotte, calls Dean Smith a great coach and a better person. He wrote a...

David Chadwick on Dean Smith: ‘To him, it was always about the team being first.’
David Chadwick, player for Smith at UNC from 1968 to 71, senior pastor at Forest Hill Church in Charlotte since 1980 and the author of...

Dean Smith always wanted his accomplishments to be about someone else
I remember Dean Smith’s handshake. I was a kid, maybe 10 in the mid-1960s, when I met Smith for the first time after a North...

Former Tar Heels Marvin Williams, P.J. Hairston mourn death of Dean Smith
Former Tar Heels Marvin Williams and P.J. Hairston were among those who spoke glowingly about Dean Smith and his many contributions. Now players with the...

Michael Jordan: Dean Smith was 'mentor, teacher, 2nd father'
Michael Jordan called North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith the most influential person in his life other than his parents. Smith died Saturday night at...

Live 2015 Football Signing Day Updates
UNC's 2015 football recruiting class became official on National Signing Day. UNC currently has nine early enrollees already on campus, taking classes and preparing for...

Charlotte Smith To Enter NC Sports Hall Of Fame
Made famous for making “The Shot” to give North Carolina the 1994 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, Tar Heel All-America Charlotte Smith is among 10 members...

UNC Women Cruise Past Elon in Myrtle Beach
Allisha Gray scored 20 points and Stephanie Mavunga added 10 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 6 North Carolina beat Elon 85-67 at the...

In Green Bay, a more mellow Julius Peppers will face Carolina Panthers
The Carolina Panthers’ player reunion tour continues this week when they visit Green Bay and face another of their former Pro Bowlers in Julius Peppers...

Dennis Smith, Jr. invited to USA Basketball training camp
Fayetteville basketball product Dennis Smith, Jr., has been added to the USA Basketball Developmental National Team Roster. Smith, who plays basketball at Trinity Christian in...

Dennis Smith Jr. to visit UNC on June 3
Class of 2016 point guard Dennis Smith Jr. averaged 22 points per game in the Orlando stop of the Adidas Gauntlet. Smith is a 6-foot-3,...

Dennis Smith, Jr. is the next great guard out of North Carolina
Dennis Smith, Jr. has recently made waves on the national recruiting scene thanks to his tremendous play in the adidas Gauntlet. The 6-foot-2 Smith is...

West Florida coach Stephanie Yelton reflects on 1994 national championship as UNC player
On April 3, 1994, the University of North Carolina women’s basketball earned the program’s first national championship on a last-second three-pointer from Charlotte Smith. Trailing...

Why everyone is talking about Dennis Smith Jr.
Dennis Smith's coming out party, at least nationally, was just last month at the High School OT Holiday Invitational. There he averaged 28 points, eight...

Writer, editor, publisher, UNC professor Louis Rubin dies
Rubin, who died at a retirement community in Fearrington Village in Chatham County three days before his 90th birthday, was widely recognized not only for...

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