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King's crown for Bears DE Peppers
The Bears' defense earned accolades Tuesday from SI.com's Peter King, with the revered NFL scribe anointing Julius Peppers his Defensive Player of the Year over...

Marvin Austin moving past scandal
Former UNC defensive tackle Marvin Austin says he regrets the mistakes he made that cost him his senior season and is focused on "showing everybody...

Tudor's Take: Marvin Austin's UNC helmet not the issue
Plenty of UNC football fans are upset that Marvin Austin plans to wear a Tar Heels helmet in Saturday’s East-West Shrine Game in Orlando, Fla...

Marvin 'all-star' Austin?
North Carolina defensive tackle Marvin Austin was dismissed from the team last year and didn't play a snap because he was a central figure in...

Chuck Pagano Named Baltimore Ravens Defensive Coordinator
It didn’t take long for the Baltimore Ravens’ first coaching change of the off-season, as former Ravens Secondary Coach [and UNC defensive coordinator] Chuck Pagano...

Marvin Austin happy to get back on field
Sweating through a football uniform after his first practice in more than four months, Marvin Austin smiled today. You couldn’t wipe the grin – or...

Don’t let Peppers’ low sack total fool you
Despite his immense NFL success – 81 sacks in his first eight seasons – Peppers was dogged by questions that he wasn’t consistent and that...

Shrine Game, Day One Notes
Coming off a year-long suspension, UNC defensive tackle Marvin Austin did well for himself by showing up at a solid 312 lbs. He didn’t look...

Alge Crumpler has busy day in Patriots' loss
Alge Crumpler caught three passes for 39 yards and a touchdown against the Jets in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. Crumpler cost both teams...

NFL Update: Playoffs
Greg Warren and the Pittsburgh Steelers' rallied past the Baltimore Ravens 31-24 Saturday to advance to the AFC Championship next weekend. Warren, a two-time Super...

Hayes: Peppers just one of team players
His freakish athleticism was expected. The profound impact that Julius Peppers has had on the Bears’ defense hasn’t been the most surprising aspect of his...

Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to sex crime; no jail time in sentence
Lawrence Taylor pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor sex charges on Thursday in connection with his arrest last May. In return for his plea, Taylor will...

Marvin Austin back in Carolina blue
Former UNC football player Marvin Austin will return to the football field later this month, and he is expected to be wearing a UNC helmet...

David Glenn Chats with Brandon Tate
David Glenn recently caught up with former North Carolina and current New England Patriots wideout Brandon Tate for an interview on Glenn’s afternoon radio show...

UNC's Vonnie Holliday Named in the Top 10 Black Celebrity Philanthropists of 2010
Blackgivesback.com recently released its Fourth Annual Top 10 Black Celebrity Philanthropists of 2010 and UNC's Vonnie Holliday was among those honored. Holliday graduated UNC in...

BC Offensive Coordinator Gary Tranquill Retires
Boston College [and former UNC] offensive coordinator Gary Tranquill is retiring. The 70-year-old Tranquill made the announcement on Tuesday after spending two seasons under coach...

Marvin Austin to play in East-West Shrine game
North Carolina’s Marvin Austin will compete for the East team in the Jan. 22 East vs. West Shrine game in Orlando, Fla. Austin, a preseason...

Patriots' Brandon Tate returned with some impact this season
Brandon Tate’s first full NFL season started with a highlight play and ended with a highlight play. That’s pretty good symmetry. In the Patriots’ season...

Burney, White Sign With All Pro Sports
In preparation for the upcoming NFL draft, Tar Heel seniors Kendrick Burney and Johnny White have signed with All Pro Sports & Entertainment, one of...

NFL Update: Wild-Card Round
Two former Tar Heels were in action this weekend as Kentwan Balmer and the Seahawks upset the defending Super Bowl champion Saints, but Jeff Saturday...

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