Q&A with women's basketball coach Sylvia HatchellLess than a month after being inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in September 2013, UNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Her new book details her battle and eventual triumph over the disease. DTH writer Macon Gambill asked Hatchell about her book. (Daily Tar Heel)
North Carolina's 'yard sale' brings the shoppers outNormally items sold -- such as jerseys, shoes and lacrosse sticks -- get forwarded to the state's surplus store because technically, at a public university, the equipment purchased is state property. That is why the Tar Heels didn't just give the jerseys to the former players who used to wear them and it's also why the university had to allow the public equal opportunity to purchase them. (ESPN.com)
Reactions to the Tar Heel Yard SaleOn May 14, UNC Athletics hosted their first-ever yard sale — selling over 12,000 items — at Eddie Smith Field House. While I have never been Black Friday shopping, after today I feel like I have. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC cleaning out closets with sale of athletics equipmentShoppers began lining up at 4 a.m. Saturday to purchase a piece of Tar Heel history. The athletics department yard sale at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill gives fans and collectors a chance to cash in. (WRAL.com)
Video: UNC Athletics Tar Heel Yard Sale PreviewThe University of North Carolina Athletic Department will hold a surplus equipment Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14, from 7 a.m.-noon at the Eddie Smith Field House.
ACC meetings: Could league expand conference basketball schedule?This is our first time covering the ACC Spring Meetings in Amelia Island. In just the space of an hour or so, we chatted with Roy Williams, Mark Gottfried, Sylvia Hatchell, Larry Fedora and Dave Doeren. David Cutcliffe and the athletic directors will follow Wednesday. (Mike Krzyzewski and Debbie Yow are not in attendance). Some notes on each discussion: (ABC 11)
UNC Athletics Tar Heel Yard SaleThe UNC Athletic Department will hold a Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14, from 7 a.m. to noon at the Eddie Smith Field House. Merchandise bags will be provided to customers as they enter the building. Only small purses will be permitted inside the facility. Visit GoHeels.com for more details. Please see our map for recommended parking to this event. (UNC.edu)
My Carolina Experience: Trinity BurseyWhen Trinity Bursey was 10 years old, her father’s military assignment brought her family to England. At the time, she and her siblings were active and into sports but they were not involved in organized athletics. Shortly after arriving her father brought home a book on basketball mechanics and they began going to the park every day after school to practice drills. (GoHeels.com)
Scholar-Athlete Luncheon Recognizes Academic ExcellenceThe day’s highest honor went to the Top 10 Scholar-Athletes, the five senior men and women who rank the highest in the most impressive collegiate statistic: grade point average. Each invited a faculty member and introduced him or her during brief remarks. In addition to speaking about each honored faculty member, the students looked back on their time at UNC. (GoHeels.com)
Sylvia Hatchell Raising Money For Cancer Patients“You don’t have the choice that you have cancer, but you have the choice in how you deal with it.” Inspiring words from UNC women’s basketball coach and cancer survivor Sylvia Hatchell, who is leading an effort to add wellness rooms for patients at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. Diagnosed with leukemia in October 2013, Hatchell was treated at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. (GoHeels.com)
North Carolina Athletics Tar Heel Yard SaleThe UNC Athletic Department will hold a surplus equipment Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14, from 7 a.m.-noon at the Eddie Smith Field House. More than 12,000 items will be on sale, including more than 500 football jerseys in Carolina Blue, white, black and navy, and at least 100 pairs of Jordan Brand basketball shoes. Women’s basketball game uniforms and Louisville Slugger baseball bats are also included. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Bad Lip Reading - Tar Heel Coaches EditionIt's Bad Lip Reading, North Carolina coaches style! Originally shown at the 2016 Rammys on Monday, April 18 2016.
Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em OutDiving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.
Rammys Recognize Tar Heel SuccessesFrom the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service. (GoHeels.com)
My Carolina Experience: Iman McFarlandIman McFarland: “The decision to start my own company was one of the best decisions I have ever made. The other was deciding to attend Carolina. With high caliber athletics, hall of fame coaches, first class academics, the coolest students around, and a commitment to your future after athletics - what more could a student-athlete want?” (GoHeels.com)