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Tutor's research approval rescinded

On Thursday, Mary Willingham received a letter from the UNC Office of Human Research Ethics saying that the data she had taken to CNN was no longer approved by the University’s Institutional Research Board, an infringement on both federal and UNC policies if she continues to use the research without approval. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC suspends Mary Willingham's research privileges

Mary Willingham – the UNC adviser who claims the UNC system is failing to help student-athletes receive an education – says the university has suspended her research privileges. Willingham works in the UNC Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling, and from 2003 to 2010, she helped athletes in the Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Video: OTL Speaks With UNC AD Bubba Cunningham

ESPN's Andy Katz speaks with North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham about the accusations of academic improprieties that have brought the athletic department and administration at UNC under fire. (ESPN.com)

UNC's data disputes CNN report

An analysis conducted by the University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions found that between 2004 and 2012, the same time period examined by CNN, UNC-Chapel Hill enrolled 1,377 first-year student-athletes through the special-talent policies and procedures. More than 97 percent (1,338) of those students met the CNN threshold. Thirty-nine students (2.83 percent) did not meet the threshold. (UNC.edu)

Michael McAdoo Says Tutors Steered Him To Fraudulent Classes

Former UNC football player Michael McAdoo is speaking out again and says tutors steered him to fraudulent classes at UNC. The News and Observer reports that McAdoo says the academic environment for athletes at UNC was a scam while he was there. (Chapelboro.com)

Turner's Take: Seeing The Mountain

Even before he takes a look at the depth chart - one that will be updated on National Signing Day when Carolina adds a new freshman class to the roster - Vic Koenning feels good about what’s happening with Tar Heel football. “Football is not starting to be something that starts when they get over here and ends when they leave here, it’s starting to be something that they think about and do and become more of a way of life.” (GoHeels.com)

Video: Brandon Fritts Gets a Head Start

One of the top players in Ohio, Brandon Fritts jumped on the Tar Heels' radar after the recruitment of current redshirt freshman quarterback Mitch Trubisky. The 6-4,215-pounder played wide receiver in high school but will transition to tight end in Chapel Hill. View Video...

Complete ACC early-entry list for NFL Draft

The deadline to declare for the NFL draft has passed, so let us take a look at the ACC players who have decided to turn pro: North Carolina TE Eric Ebron, North Carolina C Russell Bodine. (ESPN.com)

UNC whistleblower details academic disparities in brief

Calling the academic experience for athletes “separate and unequal,” learning specialist Mary Willingham said that a substantial number of the football and men’s basketball players in her care at UNC “did not have access to a real education.” Willingham made her claims in a brief she filed in federal court in California last week as part of a lawsuit that former college players have brought against the NCAA. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Robert Quinn named NFL Defensive Player of the Year by PFWA

St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year by the Professional Football Writers of America on Wednesday. Quinn put on one of the most dominant seasons by a defensive end in Rams history this year, collecting a team-record 19 sacks. He also forced seven fumbles, one of which he returned for a touchdown. Quinn also paced the Rams with 18 tackles for loss. (St. Louis Rams)

Video: Tre Boston Interview at East-West Shrine Game

Former North Carolina safety Tre Boston displays his sense of humor and charisma as he talks about standing out at practice for the East-West Shrine Game, taking the next step in his career, and how his time at UNC prepared him for the next level. (Inside Carolina)

Video: UNC Whistleblower Speaks

ESPN's Bob Ley speaks with Mary Willingham, the whistleblower whose research into academic improprieties has brought the athletic department and administration at UNC under fire. (ESPN.com)

Early forecast has Duke, UNC, Virginia Tech atop ACC Coastal chase in 2014

Duke and Carolina are well-positioned to contend for the Coastal Division title again. Virginia Tech figures to remain an annual presence on the strength of its defense. UNC's Marquise Williams flashed considerable potential after taking over for injured quarterback Bryn Renner, and with other playmakers such as Quinshad Davis and Ryan Switzer, the Tar Heels will be a challenge to defend. (Daily Press)

Video: M.J. Stewart Wants to Standout

One of the top athletes on the East Coast, Virginia native M.J. Stewart decided to enroll early in Chapel Hill and will immediately compete for playing time in the secondary. View Video...

Winston-Salem State introduces former UNC linebacker Kienus Boulware as coach

Kienus Boulware was introduced as Winston-Salem State’s next head football coach at a news conference Tuesday afternoon at the Bowman Gray Stadium field house. Boulware, 40, emerged from more than 200 applicants to be promoted from defensive coordinator, where he spent the last four seasons helping WSSU accumulate a 45-6 record and national-power status in NCAA Division II. (Winston-Salem Journal)

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