Video: The History Of Argyle At CarolinaDean Smith asked clothing designer Alexander Julian to design new uniforms for the UNC men's basketball team. The linking diamonds that have been featured down the sides of Carolina’s jerseys and shorts since 1991-92 will soon be added to more UNC uniforms, thanks to a color and logo “refresh” announced by Nike and UNC Athletics.
Big night for birthday boy Korey DunbarIf you told Korey Dunbar 21 years ago that he would one day lead the North Carolina baseball team to a commanding 8-3 win over Campbell, the newborn Dunbar probably wouldn’t have understood what you were saying. Twenty-one years later, on his birthday Tuesday night, Dunbar understood the gravity of the situation as his team trailed 3-2 to Campbell in the fifth inning. (Daily Tar Heel)
No. 18 Diamond Heels Top Campbell, 8-3Korey Dunbar and Tyler Ramirez homered as No. 18 North Carolina beat visiting Campbell 8-3 Tuesday evening at Boshamer Stadium. Skye Bolt added three hits for the Tar Heels, who improved to 25-15 ahead of Wednesday's trip to UNCW. Trevor Kelley allowed just three hits over 4.1 scoreless innings in relief of Benton Moss for his fourth win of the season. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Athletes Dance to "Uptown Funk"Watch Tar Heel athletes dance to "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars. This video premiered at the 2015 Rammys on Monday night.
No. 18 Tar Heels Set For Stiff Midweek TestsNorth Carolina plays two of the best teams in the state this week when the Tar Heels host Campbell Tuesday at 6 p.m. before traveling to Wilmington to face UNCW Wednesday at 6 p.m. Carolina won two of three games last week to improve to 24-15, beating High Point and Virginia Tech, while losing a pair of contests to rain. Campbell has lost five in a row, including a sweep by Charleston Southern in Buies Creek, but the Camels still stand at 25-15 overall. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Baseball Weekly RecapCarolina played only three games out of five scheduled; beating High Point and going 1-1 against Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. Weather caused the Wednesday home game against UNC Asheville and the Sunday game at Virginia Tech to be postponed and cancelled respectively. Rain also forced the Tuesday home game against High Point to end after only six innings. (Tar Heel Blog)
Diamond Heels Face Campbell TestAfter a surprise series split with Virginia Tech this past weekend, the #23 Diamond Heels return home to Boshamer Stadium with a 24-15 record, which will be put on the line Tuesday for an in-state showdown with the 25-15 Campbell Fightin’ Camels. (Chapelboro.com)
This Week With Mike FoxInside Carolina had an exclusive interview with the head coach of the Tar Heels baseball team Mike Fox after their series split with the Virginia Tech Hokies. UNC is 24-15 (10-10 ACC) heading into a mid-week game at Boshamer Stadium against Campbell University, a road trip to Wilmington to face the Seahawks on Wednesday and then back for a home weekend ACC slate against Boston College. (Inside Carolina)
Tar Heels Celebrate At RammysThe North Carolina Department of Athletics celebrated the successes of the past year Monday evening at the third-annual Rammy Awards. A full slate of awards recognized outstanding academics, athletics and service. The evening also included student-athlete musical performances, videos and the introduction of UNC’s refreshed logo and other marks. (GoHeels.com)
Yankees' Andrew Miller doesn't change approach as closerFor years, Andrew Miller has heard the old cliché about being a closer: The last three outs are the hardest to get. That hasn’t been the case for the 29-year-old, who is settling in nicely as the Yankees’ closer — even if he hasn’t actually been anointed with that title by Joe Girardi. (New York Daily News)
Pitching struggles hurt UNC in series against Virginia TechComing into the team’s series against Virginia Tech (19-21, 8-12 ACC), the Tar Heels’ (24-15, 10-10 ACC) normal weekend starters — Zac Gallen, J.B. Bukauskas and Benton Moss — had combined for an overall record of 9-3 and an ERA of 2.95. But after a powerful Hokie lineup hit both Gallen and Bukauskas, UNC found itself in an unfamiliar position and had to rely on unconventional methods to salvage splitting the series with Virginia Tech, 3-8 and 11-10. (Daily Tar Heel)
Matt Harvey battles illness, but doesn't miss startNew York Mets ace Matt Harvey had an alibi for Sunday's mediocre performance, at least as judged by his lofty standards. Harvey had been sick for a couple of days. The illness deprived him of sleep and the ability to comfortably swallow. (ESPN.com)
Andrew Miller is already the Yankees closerLet's not kid ourselves here; Andrew Miller is the Yankees closer, even if no one will say that he has the job. At the moment, Miller has two saves, nine strikeouts, and has only allowed one hit, walked two, and hit a batter in 5.0 innings this year. (Pinstripe Alley)
UNC-Virginia Tech game cancelledWith the rain currently falling and the expectaions of it not letting up for some time, the Virginia Tech baseball team's game with visiting North Carolina has been cancelled. The ACC series ends tied at one win for each team. (Hokie Sports)
The Powerful Dustin Ackley, RevisitedBack in November, I examined the improvements Ackley made down the stretch in 2014. In short, last year Ackley improved his production off fly balls by pulling the ball with more authority and distance. Through nine games, we’ve seen Ackley build off those improvements he made last year. (Lookout Landing)