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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...

James Worthy Named to 2016 ACC Basketball Legends Class
North Carolina's James Worthy is among 14 former standout players and a three-time Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year who headline this year’s class...

UNC wins ‘big,’ even without Kennedy Meeks in the lineup
Tar Heels 3.0 debuted Wednesday. With the duo of Joel James and Isaiah taking up most of the slack left by Meeks’ absence and Brice...

Lucas: The Stories He Tells
“I could tell you some stories,” says Joel James one Tuesday afternoon at the Smith Center. And for the next hour, he does. He tells...

UNC History Professor Jay Smith Wishes Plane Crash for Provost
Last month UNC released over 200,000 pages of documents related to investigations into the paper-class controversies. We take a moment to consider an email from...

Lucas: The Champs Are Here
Harrison Barnes and James Michael McAdoo were back in Chapel Hill this weekend, visiting the Smith Center basketball offices and chatting with former teammates. They...

Scotland High linebacker Jonathan Smith will go to North Carolina
Jonathan Smith wanted to share one of the most important decisions of his young life with his adopted hometown. The Scotland High School linebacker did...

2016 LB Jonathan Smith to announce college choice Friday
Scotland’s Jonathan Smith saw his recruiting activity soar after completing an impressive junior season, and now the Associated Press all-state linebacker has set a date...

Kenny Smith talks Chapel Hill, Dean Smith
Kenny Smith is best known among basketball fans for his role as an analyst on Turner Sports’ Inside the NBA. Smith banters, bickers and talks...

How a Rotoworld slight may have fueled a Brendan Haywood season-finale breakout game
Before Sunday's loss to the Boston Celtics, Cavaliers coach David Blatt announced pregame that LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, JR Smith and Kevin Love would sit...

Video: Michael Jordan reflects on Dean Smith in new Showtime doc
Showtime Sports will debut a new documentary about former North Carolina coach Dean Smith on Wednesday night, at 9 p.m. ET. The doc is set...

Dean Smith’s Pardon Letter for Wilmington Ten Revealed
While many know of how Dean Smith recruited Charlie Scott as the first African-American to play ACC basketball in the ‘60’s, it has never been...

The night Dean Smith broke the rules on race in Chapel Hill
James Forbes was at a conference of pastors Sunday in Virginia when he got a call from his brother. "Have you heard the news?" his...

Dean Smith's legacy proven by amazing tree of coaches, players, rivals
Dean Smith's death brings to mind the unprecedented impact he had on the sport of basketball and the greater cultural issues surrounding it. Perhaps no...

Dean Smith, legendary former North Carolina coach, dies at 83
Born in Kansas, Dean Smith’s lineage traced a direct line from from the game’s inventor, James Naismith, through Phog Allen in his career at the...

Jayson Tatum to Talk Package Deal with Woods, Smith Jr. and Giles
Jayson Tatum put on a show at Peach Jam, leading the St. Louis Eagles 16U squad to a 2-0 start, after being a late addition...

Joel James Starting Fresh
Joel James was never able to regain his early-season form following a knee injury last December. With his sophomore campaign now tucked away, the sizable...

The coaching tree from Naismith to Popovich
This graphic via Reddit shows how to trace the professional lineage of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's coaching tree all the way back to the inventor...

A Conversation With NBA Great James Worthy
James Worthy: "Dean Smith is where it all started for me. He really laid the platform for how to play the game, how to approach...

Video: UNC Basketball Senior Day Intros & Speeches
Seniors James Manor, Wade Moody, Denzel Robinson, and Leslie McDonald spoke to the Dean Smith Center crowd and were honored before and after the final...

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