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Nicks credits practice and film session work with Eli Manning for three touchdown day
Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks struggled to find his rhythm early on Sunday in the Giants' 31-18 win over Carolina in the Meadowlands. The first ball...

WR Hakeem Nicks scores 3 TDs, helps defeat Panthers
It took the Giants more than a half to fully feel comfortable in their $1.6 billion stadium. Then they surged past the Panthers, getting a...

Ex-UNC player talked to NCAA, but says he broke no rules
Former UNC cornerback Chris Hawkins said Friday that he talked to NCAA investigators about his relationship with current Tar Heels football players but said he...

Report: Ex-UNC player is involved
The NCAA investigation into UNC's football program could involve a former player, a published report indicated last night. ESPN reported on its website that Chris...

Sources: Chris Hawkins misrepresented self
Georgia wide receiver A.J. Green sold his Independence Bowl jersey to a former UNC football player who is also at the center of an NCAA...

ACC in the NFL 2010
The NFL season begins on Thursday with 254 players from the ACC. Miami remains the top pro producer with 43 former players, increasing its...

Dre Bly cut by Lions
Cornerback was one of the most unsettled positions on the Lions roster before Saturday's cuts. It might be even more of a mystery after. Among...

Hakeem Nicks catches on with New York Giants
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks admits that as a rookie joining a Super Bowl champion team a year ago, he arrived awestruck. With...

Kicker Connor Barth finding his place with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Connor Barth says that, especially in the life of a kicker, the NFL "stands for 'Not for Long.'" Barth, 24, knows from experience, having been...

RB Willie Parker among 21 players cut by Redskins
Willie Parker became the odd man out in the Washington Redskins' three-way veteran running back competition Saturday when he was released as the team set...

Natrone Means to make fan appearance at UNC-LSU game
Former UNC running back and NFL veteran Natrone Means will host an interactive Q&A session with fans at the Allstate Tailgate Tour before the game...

Unlikely that Paulus gets to show UNC what they're missing
One-time "ringleader" and heralded North Carolina quarterback to Division I-AA back-up. Such is the life of Mike Paulus. William & Mary coach Jimmye Laycock named...

Video: Brandon Tate kicks it off with a bang!
Patriots wide receiver Brandon Tate makes a name for himself, taking the opening kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown...

USC player's dad: UNC grad questioned Saunders, others
Barry Saunders, a metro columnist for The (Raleigh) News & Observer, said Wednesday the NCAA's assistant director in charge of agents' activities, Marcus Wilson, interviewed...

Jets claim Brooks Foster on waivers from Rams
The New York Jets claimed wide receiver Brooks Foster off waivers from the St. Louis Rams on Tuesday. Foster, who was a fifth-round draft pick...

Wichard, not Balmer, key to NCAA probe
For UNC fans trying to determine when and how the NCAA football probe will end, Friday's statements by former player Kentwan Balmer provided little in...

Chase Rice: Real is Rare, Part 2 of 3
“I didn’t start playing music until I got to college” says Chase Rice. “The place that probably effected me the most was Chapel Hill. I’ve...

Hakeem Nicks, Jordan Hemby Have Rough Weekends In Pros
Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is expected to be a big part of the New York Giants offense this season, but on Saturday night, he was...

Brooks Foster waived by St. Louis
The St. Louis Rams on Sunday waived former Boiling Springs High School [and UNC] star Brooks Foster. Foster was a fifth-round pick of the Rams...

Khalif Mitchell has a shot at making 49ers' active roster
Khalif Mitchell met Kentwan Balmer on a recruiting visit to UNC in 2003. They played together on the Tar Heels' defensive line for two seasons...

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