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Marcus Paige Reads to Chapel Hill Third Graders
About 100 third graders filed into the library Wednesday at Rashkis Elementary School for a special guest reading to cheer on the students during the...

Video: Best UNC Dunker - Michael Jordan, Jerry Stackhouse, Vince Carter?
From Michael Jordan to Jerry Stackhouse and Vince Carter, UNC basketball has been known for high-flying, electrifying, dunkers. In this installment of #Dunkuary, current Tar...

Michael Jordan's nephew transfers to UNCG
UNC-Greensboro’s men’s basketball program is getting an heir Jordan. Justin Jordan, a nephew of Michael Jordan, will transfer from Wis.-Milwaukee, UNCG announced Tuesday. Justin Jordan,...

Video: Michael Jordan "Rocks the Cradle" Against Maryland (January 12, 1984 )
UNC's Michael Jordan comes up with the steal then "rocks the cradle" before slamming home this legendary dunk in a 74-62 win at Maryland on...

Michael Jordan remains top-ranked athlete in history by Harris Poll
Six years after it asked America who the best athletes of all-time were, the Harris Poll released its most recent results on Wednesday, and there's...

Recapping Georgia Tech’s loss to No. 7 North Carolina
The biggest TV timeout hit is a montage of UNC greats (Phil Ford, Tyler Hansbrough and Michael Jordan, among others) Each one says “I’m (name),...

Michael Jordan's son is preparing to open the ultimate sneaker store
When your father is Michael Jordan, you can't help but have a high level of insight into the world of basketball sneakers. And for that...

Lucas: Jordanesque
Let’s get one thing straight: Nate Britt wasn’t comparing himself to Michael Jordan. He was comparing himself to a photo of Michael Jordan. There’s a...

Fayetteville Observer's Top 10 local sports stories of 2015
1. (tie) Dean Smith dies at 83: On the morning of Sunday, Feb. 8, North Carolina woke up to news that left many crushed. The...

Michael Jordan donates court settlement to 23 Chicago nonprofits
Michael Jordan made good Tuesday on his promise to donate the proceeds of the multimillion-dollar settlement he received from supermarkets Dominick's and Jewel-Osco to nonprofits...

Tulane expecting fired up UNC team after Tar Heels’ loss
UNC leads the series 13-1, but the schools engaged in a pair of classic battles. The Tar Heels beat the Wave 113-106 in four overtimes...

When Michael Jordan wore really short shorts
Our story last month on the Chicago Bulls continuing to capitalize on the Michael Jordan era 17 years after His Airness left the team reminds...

Video: Indi Cowie - Carmichael Arena Soccer Freestyle
Carmichael Arena, once home to UNC Men's Basketball and Michael Jordan, NOW soccer freestyle. Hope y'all enjoy!...

Video: The man behind the Nobel
About the same time Michael Jordan was sinking his national championship-winning jump shot in 1982, the groundwork was being laid for a different kind of...

Rawle Alkins Blog: Michael Jordan comparisons and more
Rawle Alkins: "When I took my visit to North Carolina, Coach Williams was telling me all about how much of an impact I could make...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Attacks Michael Jordan’s Political Stance
Unlike Kareem, Michael Jordan kept his political beliefs shrouded behind the Nike swoosh he helped launch to the top of the athletic brand landscape when...

Sammy Batten: Marquise Williams joins Kenan Stadium legends
Forty-five years worth of fall afternoons have passed at Kenan Memorial Stadium since Don McCauley's historic 279-yard rushing, five-touchdown performance for North Carolina against Duke...

College basketball: 9 of the greatest teams of all time
1981-82 UNC: This team was loaded. With 12 players that were ultimately drafted in the NBA on its roster, UNC went 30-2 and won Dean...

Lucas: Inside Jordan's Office
While going through some of Dean Smith’s office items recently, a photograph was uncovered that pictured Smith with Michael Jordan in a practice setting. Roy...

Flashback: Michael Jordan's Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas
If you know anything about Michael Jordan, then you know he's a pretty serious guy. Sure, he knows how to have fun. But you won't...

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