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Javontay Smith: 'I Committed Right Away'
Javontay Smith, a 2016 safety from Columbus (Ga.) Carver, committed to North Carolina on Wednesday. “Coach [Larry] Fedora called my coach and put me on...

Calipari: Dean Smith was the original players-first coach
When I went to Dean Smith’s basketball camp as a counselor and began to work for Larry Brown, who played and coached under Dean Smith,...

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...

From Dean Smith to Gregg Popovich, Larry Brown has extensive ties
Larry Brown, 73, has had a long coaching career, and in that time, he's grown quite the coaching tree. Take a look at the people...

Wedding bells can wait, Sean Tapley has a game to play
North Carolina wide receiver Sean Tapley got engaged to his girlfriend, fellow UNC junior Britney Smith, on Tuesday night. So Tar Heels coach Larry Fedora...

Larry Brown Explains Why He Never Got the UNC Job
Thirteen years ago amid the chaos of the 2000 coaching search, Larry Brown wanted the North Carolina job and Dean Smith wanted Brown to have...

Weekend Watch: October 12-14
Basketball's Late Night with Roy is back for the tenth year. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Dean E. Smith Center. If...

UNC walk-ons filling key offensive roles
North Carolina track star Roy Smith doesn’t have a football bio but after Saturday’s debut against Elon there is bound to be one in the...

UNC receiving corps gets help from lacrosse, track teams
Although veteran scholarship players Erik Highsmith, Jheranie Boyd and Sean Tapley will get the bulk of the work during Saturday’s season opener against Elon, UNC...

Jerry Stackhouse Ready For Coaching
Jerry Stackhouse may be on the brink of wrapping up his fine 16-year pro career to pursue a career in coaching, either in the pros...

Tudor: Job-jumping saga of Larry Brown started at Davidson
By time the 2012-13 basketball season begins, Larry Brown will be 72 years old. Dean Smith, the person most responsible for Brown becoming a coach,...

Q&A: James Worthy talks '82 NCAA title game and March Madness
The 30th anniversary of one of college basketball's landmark games has arrived. Three years after Magic Johnson beat Larry Bird, and a year before N.C...

Grudge Match
North Carolina and Kansas trotted out offensive juggernauts the last time they played during the 2008 Final Four. This time, the Tar Heels and Jayhawks...

Fedora Fired Up For Next Challenge
Larry Fedora is best known for an approach echoing that employed by both UNC basketball coaches, Roy Williams and Sylvia Hatchell. "As a football team,...

Larry Brown shares vast knowledge
Larry Brown will be the featured speaker at Harvard coach Tommy Amaker’s clinic on Sunday, and the arrangement seems vaguely sacrilegious. Since when does Dean...

Veteran QB coach on T.J. Yates: 'He's got plenty of arm'
Highly respected quarterbacks coach Larry Kennan has worked with everyone from Eli Manning to Chad Pennington, Tim Couch, Drew Brees, Byron Leftwich and Alex Smith...

Photo: Dean Smith, John Lotz, Larry Brown, 1965
A youthful UNC head basketball coach Dean Smith has a relaxed chat with his two assistant coaches, the late John Lotz, center, and Larry Brown,...

UPDATED: UNC targeting 2011 JuCo players to replace Larry Drew?
Join recruiting insider/evaluator and former college basketball coach, Coach Bill, for post-game reactions and answers to your questions regarding tonight's matchup between...

Kendall Marshall gives big assist in UNC win
Kendall Marshall made sure Sunday afternoon that North Carolina wouldn’t miss Larry Drew for at least one game this season by sparking a dominating victory...

Larry Drew who? Kendall Marshall's play sparks Heels to 89-69 win
Drew, who? Two days after junior point guard Larry Drew II inexplicably opted to abandon – er, transfer away from – his team at mid-season,...

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