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No. 22 Tar Heels Beat No. 18 Coastal Carolina, 9-3

Adam Pate reached base five times and finished a triple shy of the cycle as No. 22 North Carolina beat No. 18 Coastal Carolina 9-3 Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadium. Tyler Ramirez added three hits for the Tar Heels, who avenged a 13-2 loss to Coastal in winning their second game in a row. Carolina continues its seven-game homestand Wednesday night at 6 against Liberty. (GoHeels.com)

Matt Harvey is back for the Mets ... And better than before

Matt Harvey has been a force possessed this spring. A pitcher breaking the conventional wisdom about those that tip-toe their way back from Tommy John surgery. A re-awakened star ready to impose himself on New York and the sport again. His reemergence mirrors what the Mets hope will be their own. (NJ.com)

This Week With Mike Fox

Inside Carolina interviewed UNC head coach Mike Fox after his team won one of three at Clemson over the weekend. The Tar Heels are 18-13 (7-8 ACC) as they enter a home-stand with a pair of mid-week games against Coastal Carolina and Liberty before the NC State series. (Inside Carolina)

Seven Tar Heels On MLB Opening Day Rosters

Seattle Gold Glove third baseman and American League All-Star Kyle Seager headlines a group of seven former UNC baseball players on 2015 Major League Baseball Opening Day rosters. Seager, who signed a seven-year contract extension in November, will be joined in the Mariners starting lineup by former teammate Dustin Ackley. Ackley is expected to be Seattle's starting left fielder in 2015. (GoHeels.com)

No. 18 Tar Heels Score Wild 8-7 Win

Tyler Ramirez drove in five runs and blasted his fourth home run of the year and No. 18 North Carolina held on for a wild 8-7 win over Clemson Sunday at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. UNC rallied from a 4-0 hole to lead 8-4 in the seventh after the Ramirez homer, but Clemson got the tying runs aboard in the ninth against Trent Thornton. The UNC junior struck out Reed Rohlman and Chris Okey to end it. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Baseball Falls To Clemson In Extra Innings, 5-4

Clemson rallied from a 4-2 deficit with three runs in the bottom of the 11th to beat No. 18 North Carolina 5-4 Saturday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Carolina scored twice in the top of the inning, but the Tigers drew four walks and scored the winning runs on an error to secure their first series win against UNC since 2005. Starters J.B. Bukauskas and Zack Erwin were outstanding. (GoHeels.com)

Matt Harvey, “The Dark Knight,” rises on E:60

ESPN’s award-winning news magazine show, E:60 kicks off its spring season Saturday (7 p.m. ET, ESPN) with an in-depth, hour-long profile on New York Mets pitching ace, Matt Harvey. Front Row spoke with E:60 coordinating producer Ben Houser regarding the feature. (ESPN.com)

Matt Harvey is a Mets star because he turned down $1 million when he was 18

The Angels offered as much as $1 million, but Harvey, at only 18 years old, said he would not accept even $1.99 million. The pitcher is notoriously stubborn — a trait confirmed multiple times throughout the E:60 profile — and decided to forgo the money to attend the University of North Carolina. There, he rededicated himself to baseball. (USA Today)

No. 18 Tar Heels Drop Baseball Opener To Clemson, 5-2

Clemson scored five times in the first three innings and Matthew Crownover allowed just two unearned runs in seven frames as No. 18 North Carolina fell to the host Tigers 5-2 Friday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Reed Rohlman, Chris Okey and Chase Pinder had RBI doubles for Clemson, which improved to 15-14 and 6-7 in ACC play. Landon Lassiter had three hits for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels come to Clemson for first time since 2012

Heading into a weekend series against the Tar Heels (17-11, 6-6 ACC), Clemson (14-14, 5-7) is still trying to figure many things out at the halfway point of the season. Every time they seem to gain some momentum, it turns back the other way. The players said last Sunday felt like a new start to the year after bouncing back and taking the series finale against Wake Forest after dropping the first two contests. (Anderson Independent Mail)

Oldest living Carolina athlete to lead Walk for Health

It’s a reasonably simple task to find Bob Gersten. If the 94-year-old isn’t at the Chapel Hill Tennis Club, he’s probably playing a round at Finley Golf Club. That is, of course, unless its raining. Then he’ll be heading to the movies. No matter where he is, Gersten’s goal is to stay as active as he was when he first competed in Chapel Hill as a baseball and basketball player more than half a century ago. (UNC.edu)

UNC Baseball Finding Help In Unlikely Places

With recent injuries testing its infield depth, the 17-11 UNC baseball team heads to Clemson this weekend for a three-game ACC series against the Tigers in search of some crucial conference wins. Clemson currently sits right at .500 with a 14-14 record, but only trails the Tar Heels in ACC play by one game, sporting a 5-7 league mark, while Carolina is 6-6. (Chapelboro.com)

No. 18 Carolina Visits Clemson In Cross-Divisional Clash

North Carolina steps out of the ACC Coastal division for the first time in 2015 when the Tar Heels travel to Clemson to face the Tigers Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the first of a three-game series at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Carolina has won two straight and carries a 17-11 record into the weekend following Tuesday’s 10-5 win at Elon. (GoHeels.com)

Matt Harvey puts an exclamation point on dazzling spring

Matt Harvey’s exhibition season went so smoothly, he should have called it “spring break.” But instead of patrolling the Florida beaches and staying out for all-night parties, the Mets ace got his satisfaction by demonstrating his rehab from Tommy John surgery was a smashing success. (New York Post)

It's finally official: Adam Warren is the Yankees' No. 5 starter

It's been common knowledge since New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman called him the Secretariat of the No. 5 starter competition, but Joe Girardi finally made it official Wednesday: Adam Warren has won the fifth starting pitching job. He will start on Saturday April 11 against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Asked for his reasoning, Girardi ran down a list of Warren's assets. (ESPN.com)

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