One-on-one with Washington WR Dyami Brown

is looking to make an immediate impact at wide receiver for the Washington Football Team this season. The team’s third-round draft pick from the University of North Carolina is already making heads turn at training camp in Richmond. Brown has been catching passes all week from quarterbacks Ryan Fitzpatrick and Taylor Heinicke. (

Chansky’s Notebook: Coby White's mysterious Injury

What does ’s injury mean for his NBA career? Chicago Bulls fans were aghast when their star guard was injured mysteriously in “basketball activities away from the team.” Why not say what Coby was doing and where when tearing his left shoulder labrum. The surgery that followed put White out at least four months, well into training camp. (

UNC Football Opponent Snapshot: Notre Dame

Before the Tar Heels arrive in South Bend, Notre Dame has some work to do. Fourteen players from last year’s team that lost in the CFP semifinals were either drafted or signed free agent deals with NFL teams. Notre Dame ranks No. 124 out of 127 FBS teams that played last season in returning production. So, coach Brian Kelly’s task is considerable. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Football Position Previews: Quarterbacks

If can limit sacks and turnovers, there’s no reason he shouldn't make it to New York for the Heisman Trophy selection show and UNC play in Charlotte for the ACC title. This season should be one for the record books, and in all likelihood, Howell’s last in Chapel Hill. Settle in, enjoy it, and create some memories so you can tell your grandkids. (Tar Heel Blog)

Sam Howell Ranked As No. 1 Heisman Trophy Contender

No. 1: , UNC: The hype surrounding is palpable after he compiled 68 TD passes his first two college seasons. The schedule sets up well -- the Tar Heels don't face Clemson this season and could easily take the ACC Coastal Division, which would give Howell a big platform in the ACC title game right before the Heisman voting deadline. (

K.J. Smith: My transition to covering basketball recruiting

After 20 years of playing basketball, I decided to retire. As a result of retirement, I no longer play point guard for UNC but now have a new position on a team called On3. This summer, I accepted my new position as a national basketball analyst, which allows me to interview and scout different players all over the country. It has been a fun adjustment. (

Robert Quinn ecstatic after his sister wins Olympic gold

Chicago Bears linebacker watched with pride and excitement Sunday night as his sister, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, won a gold medal in the women's 100-meter hurdles in the Olympic Games in Tokyo. "It's really still hard to put into words," Quinn told reporters Monday. "It was about hurdle number five, six, I saw her starting to pull away." (Chicago Bears)

Day'Ron Sharpe Lands In Right Spot With Brooklyn Nets

As the 2021 NBA Draft approached, North Carolina center was an increasingly popular projection for Brooklyn with the 27th pick in the first round. He ended up going two spots later, officially selected by the Phoenix Suns with the Nets agreeing in principle to a trade for his draft rights, but as many predicted, he is in fact a Net. (

Chicago Bears rookie WR Dazz Newsome returns from broken collarbone

Chicago Bears rookie receiver and 6th-round NFL Draft pick returned to practice Monday after breaking his collarbone two months ago. Newsome was a partial participant as he came off the physically unable-to-perform list. The landscape at his position changed significantly while he was out and it will be difficult for him to secure a role. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Reggie Bullock agrees to terms with Dallas Mavericks on 3-year deal

On Monday, the Dallas Mavericks agreed to a 3-year, $30.5 million deal with New York Knicks guard . Bullock emerged last season as one of the NBA's best 3-point shooters. In his eighth NBA season last year, Bullock shot 41% from 3-point range and averaged 10.9 points per game. For his career, Bullock shoots 39% from 3-point range. (Dallas Morning News)

Wayne Ellington to sign one-year deal with Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are signing sharpshooter to a one-year deal. Ellington is returning to Los Angeles for his second stints with the Lakers after joining during the 2014-15 season. Ellington hit 42.2 percent of his 3-pointers last season and has made over 38 percent for his career, but has done so largely on non-contending teams. (CBS Sports)

UNC Divers Make Splash At Olympic Games

UNC’s Anton Down-Jenkins is making waves at the Olympic Games…literally. The rising senior diver, competing for his home country of New Zealand, advanced to the semifinals of the Olympic 3-meter springboard competition. He finished 16th with 394.45 points. Down-Jenkins and Aranza Vazquez of Mexico are the first Heels to compete in Olympic diving. (

Versatility could be the key for R.J. Prince to make Patriots roster

Despite making a combined 23 starts at guard over the course of his junior and senior seasons at North Carolina, did not hear his name called during the 2018 NFL Draft. He instead entered the league as an undrafted free agent addition by the Pittsburgh Steelers and went on to spend his entire rookie season on the team's practice squad. (Pats Pulpit)

Justin Jackson Expecting Child With Wife Brooke

On Sunday, former North Carolina star took to Instagram to share that he and his wife Brooke (Copeland) are expecting their first child in November. The two met in the AAU basketball circuit during their junior years of high school and began dating as seniors. Brooke was a three-year player for the Florida Gators' women's basketball team. (Inside Carolina)

Kenny Williams Joins Charlotte Hornets Summer League Roster

The Charlotte Hornets posted their Summer League roster online Monday and it listed from Louisville, but Chris Lea from WRAL TV has confirmed that it is from the University of North Carolina. Most recently, Williams signed for Bnei Herzliya in the top-tier of Israeli basketball, although his time was cut short due to injury. (Ceiling Is The Roof)
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