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Kendric Burney 'still friends' with former player Chris Hawkins
UNC cornerback Kendric Burney said Monday that former UNC player Chris Hawkins, who was deemed by the NCAA to be an agent, was just a...

Mike Paulus proves his worth in Chapel Hill
When Mike Paulus entered the game early in the first half, he knew — perhaps better than anyone else —he was out-manned. He had practiced...

NFL Update: Week 8
Brandon Tate hauled in three passes, including a 65 yard touchdown, for 101 yards in New England's 28-18 win over Minnesota Sunday. The Burlington native...

Brandon Tate upbeat following first professional touchdown catch
Brandon Tate on the touchdown: "The touchdown was supposed to be one certain play, but didn’t work out the right way. When we were meeting...

Tribe's Shoop, Paulus aren't strangers to UNC
UNC and William & Mary sure have a pretty good feel for each other, which is pretty surprising considering they're from opposite subdivisions and have...

Mike Paulus: 'There's no bad blood'
When quarterback Mike Paulus decided to transfer from UNC to William & Mary in December it was for an opportunity for the one-time high school...

Lawrence Taylor's lawyer says NFL legend may go to trial on Rockland charges
Former NFL great Lawrence Taylor may go to trial on charges accusing him of statutory rape involving a 16-year-old Bronx girl in May, his lawyer...

Connor Barth Bounces Back in Big Way
Bucs kicker Connor Barth, who missed his first two field goals of the season last week against the Saints, went 4-for-4 against the Rams, including...

Minnesota fires head coach, former UNC assistant Tim Brewster
Minnesota fired football coach Tim Brewster on Sunday, one day after the Golden Gophers lost to Purdue to fall to 1-6 in his fourth season...

NFL Update: Week 6
St. Louis' Jason Brown and Indianapolis' Jeff Saturday helped pave the way for offenses that rushed for over 100 yards in wins. Meanwhile, a...

Cowboys sign winner of Michael Irvin's reality TV show
Jesse Holley is going from reality TV to the NFL after getting promoted from the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad to the team's active roster. In...

Cowboys add Jesse Holley to roster
Reality show winner Jesse Holley earned a roster spot with the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys promoted Holley from the practice squad Friday. They waived offensive...

Pace picking up for Brandon Tate
Just four games into his first full season of NFL competition, Brandon Tate, the NCAA record-holder for combined return yardage already has two kickoff returns...

Patriots get return on gamble with Brandon Tate
Brandon Tate shredded his right knee midway through his senior season at the University of North Carolina, tearing the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments...

All signs point to Jesse Holley promotion
Nothing has been made official yet, but it appears that the Cowboys' reality show winner has earned a spot on the 53-man roster. Jesse Holley...

Video: Peppers' INT versus the Panthers
Julius Peppers makes an incredible interception off of Jimmy Clausen in the 1st quarter...

NFL Update: Week 5
Hakeem Nicks continued his hot start for the Giants with 12 receptions for 130 yards and two touchdowns. Meanwhile, Connor Barth connected on a field...

Happy homecoming for Julius Peppers as Bears defeat Panthers
The good times didn't end when he finally left the field, surrounded by cameras, saluting the crowd. For Julius Peppers, this reunion was expected to...

Julius Peppers faces ‘emotional’ return to Carolina
In the little more than 20 years since major pro sports arrived in this town, Julius Peppers has little competition as the most polarizing pro...

Past rusher: Apathy in North Carolina
Contemporary residents debate whether the five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers bolted Charlotte voluntarily or involuntarily, a point that's not entirely clear. But this...

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