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Woody Durham, longtime UNC announcer, will be emcee for public memorial to Dean Smith
Woody Durham, the former voice of the North Carolina Tar Heels who broadcast most of Dean Smith’s career, says he'll feel a little pressure as...

Woody Durham Named Recipient of Basketball Hall of Fame’s Curt Gowdy Media Award
Famed photographer Rich Clarkson and broadcaster of more than 40 years Woody Durham are the 2015 Curt Gowdy Media Award recipients. The two will be...

Bond between Dean Smith, Woody Durham went beyond basketball
Woody Durham has called more than 1,800 basketball and football games at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including all but 10 years...

Wes Durham on Dean Smith: ‘He was a larger-than-life figure for me because of what my dad did’
“Dean Smith was a larger-than-life figure for me because of what my dad (Woody Durham) did. He was this iconic thing. “Here’s Dean Smith about...

Video: The Life and Legacy of Dean Smith
The class of '64 witnessed the beginning of Dean Smith's head coaching career, the legacy and impact of which still reaches far and wide today...

UNC radio voice Jones Angell is Sanford born, Tar Heel bred
Growing up, Jones Angell would watch UNC basketball and football games with his father ­— also a Tar Heel alum, along with his mother, sister,...

Woody Durham’s ‘Carolina Kids Classic’ Charitable, Star-Studded
The 26th annual Carolina Kids Classic featured former Carolina basketball stars, Head Football Coach Larry Fedora and of course, charity tournament founder Woody Durham teeing...

Audio: Woody Durham still has it!
UNC play-by-play legend Woody Durham joined Adam Gold and Joe Ovies of 99.9 The Fan to show them how it's really done...

$33,000 Raised for Cancer at Roy Williams’ "Fast Break"
Roy Williams hosted his annual Fast Break Against Cancer Friday morning in the Dean Dome. The breakfast event was highlighted by a live auction run...

Tickets Still Available For Fast Break With Roy
If there were ever a reason to rise very early and head to the Dean Dome, you’ve found it – and it’s coming up on...

Roy Williams Stops in Durham
Roy Williams entertained a large crowd at the Bull City’s Tar Heel Tour event at the Carolina Theatre on Tuesday, discussing the 2012-13 season, incoming...

Classic Calls For A Cause
With the release of his new "Woody Remembers" CD of greatest calls and favorite stories to benefit the Ronald McDonald House, 40-year Voice of the...

Jones Angell hopes to make memories for UNC fans
Jones Angell's voice – at this point – is probably much more recognizable than his face. For Angell, who took over for veteran play-by-play man...

Woody Durham On Dean Smith: “He Would Say Life Is Critical, Basketball Is Not Critical." (audio)
Woody Durham the legendary voice of the Tar Heels talks with The Drive on the 82nd birthday of his good friend Dean Smith to recount...

Woody Durham Weighs In On UNC-Duke Matchup (Audio)
Woody Durham was the Voice of the Tar Heels for 40 years and saw many memorable games between the Tar Heels and the Blue Devils...

Woody Durham To Receive Lombardi Honor
Former University of North Carolina play-by-play broadcaster Woody Durham will be presented with the first-ever Lombardi Excellence in College Broadcasting award at the 43rd annual...

Woody Durham Weighs In On Bill Friday
Former “Voice of the Tar Heels” Woody Durham was a personal friend of the late Bill Friday—and while he’s appeared as a guest on Friday’s...

Stories from behind the mic
After calling 1,805 football and basketball games for North Carolina over 40 years, Woody Durham finally decided to put his thoughts on paper. The result...

Video: Woody Durham Interview
Woody Durham recently talked about his life, career, and book on Greensboro's WFMY News 2, where he served as sports director over forty years...

In Depth: Woody Durham and Adam Lucas, part two (video)
Woody Durham is a legend in the world of sports broadcasting and to Tar Heel fans all over the country. Generations listened to Durham, “The...

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