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Rasheed Wallace mulling over NBA return
Rasheed Wallace is contemplating a comeback to the NBA, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Wallace, who retired after 15 seasons in 2010, has been working...

"Rec Specs" may add to Hansbrough legend
On anyone else, they would just be a temporary preventive measure. On Tyler Hansbrough, they are potentially the stuff of legend. When Hansbrough took the...

Catching Up With: Woody Durham
For 40 years, Woody Durham spent hours preparing to call North Carolina football and basketball games on the radio, carefully hand-writing color-coded scoring charts that...

How Raleigh's Dixie Classic fueled interest in basketball in NC
Most Division I basketball coaches were quick to accept an invitation to play in the prestigious Dixie Classic. The tournament had been started in 1949...

Pacers' Tyler Hansbrough: Going with goggles
Indiana Pacers power forward Tyler Hansbrough is going old school with a new look to protect his right eye. Hansbrough will be sporting Rec Spec...

Did This Man Really Cut Michael Jordan?
For years NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan has claimed that his high school coach underestimated his talent as a sophomore. Clifton (Pop) Herring, whose...

Live Video Halftime Show Tuesday With Lennie Rosenbluth
TarHeelBlue.com Halftime Live returns on Tuesday night during the Miami game, providing complete Carolina-centric stats and analysis during halftime of the UNC-Miami game. The player...

Hawks' Marvin Williams sidelined
Atlanta Hawks forward Marvin Williams will miss at least two games because of a sprained left ankle he suffered in Saturday's win over Chicago. The...

Danny Green leaps through window of opportunity
Danny Green on Saturday made the most of his latest chance to show he belongs, not just in the NBA, but in coach Gregg Popovich’s...

Audio: The Rise of ACC Basketball
Historian J. Samuel Walker chronicles the formative two decades of the conference in his new book "ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions and...

Former Tar Heel players pursue coaching dreams at UNC
By pure coincidence, Jackie Manuel and Bobby Frasor each arranged meetings with their former UNC coach, Roy Williams, on the same day this offseason. They...

Lennie Rosenbluth among new inductees to NC Sports Hall
Rosenbluth now lives in Chapel Hill, where in the mid-1950s he and the University of North Carolina basketball team made history with an undefeated season...

Danny Green lends hand on defense
It might not be the most glamorous of roles, but Danny Green isn't very choosy. He's just happy to earn some significant minutes during the...

Nuggets are in good hands with Ty Lawson running the show
He could operate the most unstoppable offense in the pro game. His brilliant star power is undeniable. At age 24, this athlete should rule sports...

Catching up with: Jawad Williams
Right around Christmas, former North Carolina forward Jawad Williams, a starter on UNC’s 2005 national championship team, found himself having dinner with fellow Tar Heel...

Old home day
Rice said he debated having 5-8 point guard Jesse Steele jump ball against Henson, with his 7-4 reach, to start the game. He did not...

Photos: UNC-Monmouth
Photos of Carolina's win over Monmouth...

Audio: King Rice, Brian Reese, and Derrick Phelps
King Rice, Brian Reese, and Derrick Phelps talk to the media following Monmouth's loss to Carolina...

Tar Heels dominate Rice, Monmouth
Monmouth coach King Rice, formerly a point guard at North Carolina, received a 30-second standing ovation from the Smith Center crowd Sunday before the Hawks...

Lucas: Family Reunion
Three of Carolina's six all-time leading assist men were in the building--Phil Ford was in the stands, and King Rice and Derrick Phelps were on...

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