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UNC Drops 2-1 Exhibition To Carolina Railhawks
UNC fell 2-1 to the Carolina Railhawks on Monday in an exhibition men's soccer match from Fetzer Field. Despite a two hour rain delay, the...

Remembering Kirk Urso A Year After His Death
Kirk Urso passed away a year ago from a congenital heart defect. The rookie midfielder had only played for a brief time in Columbus but...

Columbus Crew wins Urso memorial match with UNC
Each player on the field at UNC-Greensboro’s soccer stadium Sunday has likely played hundreds of matches. But none were quite like this one. The Columbus...

Tar Heels, Columbus Crew meet Sunday in Kirk Urso Memorial Match
When Kirk Urso died at the age 22 last August, the sense of shock was most acute at two places. First was the UNC Men’s...

Columbus Crew announces inaugural Kirk Urso Memorial Match
The Columbus Crew and its charitable arm, the Crew Soccer Foundation, today unveiled plans for the inaugural Kirk Urso Memorial Match. The Black & Gold...

"You're With Us"
Kirk Urso is on that mural. You may not recognize the face on the wall, but you might remember him as the star captain of...

Coroner: Kirk Urso died of a preexisting heart condition
Rookie Crew midfielder Kirk Urso died of a preexisting heart condition that he likely did not know he had, Franklin County coroner Dr. Jan Gorniak...

No. 1 Tar Heels Roll To 4-0 Win
No. 1 North Carolina opened the 2012 season in impressive fashion Saturday as the Heels downed Gardner-Webb, 4-0, at Fetzer Field. On a night that...

UNC men’s soccer team deals with death of former player
UNC has been grieving the death of Kirk Urso, the popular senior captain of last year’s national championship team, after Urso died on Aug. 5...

MLS player Alex Dixon strives to cope with loss of friend and former UNC teammate, Kirk Urso
Taken by ambulance to a local hospital to combat dehydration Tuesday, Dynamo midfielder Alex Dixon was shaken. He couldn't help but think of his friend...

Video: In Memory of Kirk Urso
A tribute to Major League Soccer player and 2012 national championship team captain, Carolina's Kirk Urso (1990 - 2012)...

Columbus Crew players players move on, but don’t forget Kirk Urso
The Crew returned to the field last night after more than a week of mourning Kirk Urso, its 22-year-old midfielder whose death caused an outpouring...

Most poignant moment in Columbus Crew's draw comes postgame
The most significant moment during an emotion-filled evening was not when Columbus Crew forward Jairo Arrieta scored the first goal, nor the save in stoppage...

Video: Columbus Crew Pays Tribute to Kirk Urso
The Columbus Crew took to the to the field for the first time since the death of Kirk Urso. The entire stadium payed tribute...

Coroner: Signs point to 'natural death' for Urso
An autopsy performed on Columbus Crew midfielder Kirk Urso on Monday did not reveal any trauma and the coroner says signs point to "an apparent...

911 Calls Released Relating to Death of Kirk Urso
Fire officials released a 911 call on Monday that was placed just prior to Columbus Crew midfielder Kirk Urso's death. A police dispatcher requested a...

Weekend Wrap
What a conflict of Tar Heel emotions on Sunday morning. Live on NBC, you had alum Shalane Flanagan competing at the highest level in the...

Kirk Urso’s death stuns Crew, fellow players
When the Columbus Crew was set to make its first-round selection in the 2012 supplemental draft, the front office went for a player known as...

MLS, USA mourns death of Kirk Urso
Though he had only been a professional soccer player for a matter of eight months, Kirk Urso had ties throughout the American soccer community. Former...

Carolina Mourns The Death Of Kirk Urso
UNC director of athletics Bubba Cunningham has issued the following statement on the death this morning of Kirk Urso, a rookie midfielder for the Columbus...

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