Lucas: Eyes On Chase Rice

's post-football career path has been interesting. He won a couple of NASCAR championships as part of Jimmie Johnson's pit crew and appeared on the hit TV show "Survivor," but always felt a pull back to music. The seed for that career was planted in Granville Towers, when teammate showed him a couple of chords on the guitar. (

Missed Opportunities For North Carolina Football

In his 30 seasons as a college head coach, has been involved in many memorable games, none more notable than Texas' win over Southern California in the 2005 National Championship. North Carolina's 43-41 six-overtime defeat against Virginia Tech on Saturday won't bear as much significance. Yet, it likely won't be forgotten by Brown. (

Art’s Angle: Kissing Your Sister

The Tar Heels’ record at this point of the football season is really 3-3-1. Saturday’s six overtime loss at Virginia Tech had so many good plays (regulation) and so many bad plays (overtime), plus some poor optics over the four-hour telecast, that it is difficult to put the 43-41 final into the loss column. Both teams deserved a tie, nothing more, nothing less. (

Putting the 16 college basketball teams with a realistic shot at the 2020 national title into tiers

North Carolina: Fascinating case here. I'm surprised UNC's Vegas odds are so high at the moment. Without , you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone recommending you lay down some cheddar on a Tar Heels futures bet. But Anthony does, or at least should, change a lot for ' team. He's the CBS Sports Preseason Freshman of the Year. (CBS Sports)

Sam Howell breaks Tar Heels’ record

A bright spot for the Tar Heels has been freshman QB who has played very well through the first seven games. With his five touchdown passes in the loss to Virginia Tech, Howell set a new freshman record for most touchdown passes in a season. He passed former quarterback , who passed for 17 during the 2001 season. (Keeping It Heel)

‘What are we doing’: New overtime rules debut in Virginia Tech’s marathon win over North Carolina

Virginia Tech fans at Lane Stadium witnessed a college football first on Saturday. After Tech kicker Brian Johnson missed a 42-yard field goal that would have won the game against North Carolina in the fourth overtime, the teams starting alternative two-point conversions with the Hokies closing out a 43-41 victory in six overtimes. (Roanoke Times)

No. 1 UNC Field Hockey Stands Tough in 3-2 Home Turf Win Over No. 17 Liberty

A goal and an assist from sophomore Erin Matson and goals from seniors Marissa Creatore and Megan DuVernois helped the top-ranked North Carolina field hockey team beat No. 17 Liberty 3-2 Sunday at Stadium (Highlights). On a chilly afternoon at the close of UNC's fall break, Carolina improved to 14-0, while Liberty fell to 9-4. (

UNC Volleyball Downs Virginia, Earns First ACC Sweep of 2019

Hitting a season-best .374, North Carolina swept Virginia on Sunday for the Tar Heels' first three-set win in ACC play (Highlights). The Tar Heels trailed by as many as seven in the first set, but came back to complete the sweep of Virginia. Led by error-free matches from four UNC attackers, the Tar Heels recorded their best match, offensively, since 2019. (

Chapel Hill startup AnelleO, founded by UNC professor, creating breakthrough in women’s health

Rahima Benhabbour has always been an advocate for women’s health issues. As an assistant professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering and an adjunct professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, her passion is to develop innovative technologies that prevent HIV infections and other health conditions in women. (WRAL Tech Wire)

Tar Heels Stumble on ACC Coastal Stage

A false start in the red zone on UNC’s second possession seemed costly yet manageable as a promising drive yielded a field goal instead of a touchdown. As the miscues mounted, the totality of the errors proved overwhelming for the Tar Heels, who faltered on a critical Coastal Division stage in losing to Virginia Tech, 43-41, in six overtimes Saturday. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Sam Howell Throws 5 TD Passes Against Virginia Tech

North Carolina true freshman quarterback put on another impressive display on the road against the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday. Howell completed 26 of 49 passes for 348 yards and five touchdowns. Here are his highlights. Read More...

Taylor's Take: Blown Opportunities

Pulling no punches, this was a horrible loss for North Carolina. The players and coaches in that locker room are nothing short of devastated today knowing they let Virginia Tech escape with a win. You can say North Carolina is young or banged up at certain positions, but the fact of the matter is this is a game UNC should’ve and could’ve easily won. (Inside Carolina)

Podcast: The Day After - Virginia Tech Edition

In this edition of the Inside Carolina Day After Podcast, host Tommy Ashley is joined by Buck Sanders and Jason Staples to break down North Carolina’s crushing 43-41 six-overtime loss in Blacksburg against the rival Virginia Tech Hokies. (Player FM)

Get to know UNC Women's Basketball assistant coach Tim Taylor

A Charlottesville, Virginia native, UNC women's basketball assistant coach Tim Taylor may be new to the Tar Heel program, but he's no stranger to the Atlantic Coast Conference or ACC women's basketball. A former high school boys basketball coach and women's basketball coach at Furman and Virginia, Taylor is familiar with the league's prestige. (

Phoenix Suns rookie Cam Johnson definitely notices NBA having more space

is the best shooter in the 2019 draft class, and with the added real estate, it creates more choices for defenses to make while also opening up angles to the rim for others. When Johnson was asked if there is more space, he went further. "Way more," he responded. "Court is a little bit bigger. I’ve gotten some looks that I really appreciate." (Arizona Sports)

‘Great-Granddaddy’ of UNC Athletics dies at age 99

The oldest former UNC athlete — who in the 1950s helped bring New York players to play for former Tar Heel coach — has died. , “The Great-Granddaddy of UNC Athletics” died at UNC Hospitals on Friday, officials said. Gersten, 99, was the oldest person who had played athletics at UNC — in his case basketball and baseball. (CBS 17)

Bulls rookie Coby White puts his 29-point preseason game into perspective: ‘Still a long way to go’

On a couple of his six 3-pointers Thursday night, took a pass from a Chicago Bulls teammate and crouched into his shooting stance, then took a quick dribble to his left to shake a Hawks defender and rained a 3. In the most optimistic view of one preseason performance, one could envision the sidestep becoming White’s signature move. (Chicago Tribune)

Tar Heels Left Lamenting Lapses After 6 OT Loss To Hokies

This one isn’t on . His two missed field goal attempts in overtime will get plenty of air time in the highlights, but there were so many missed opportunities for UNC that it’s impossible to blame one play in Virginia Tech’s 43-41 victory over the Tar Heels. “I don’t think I have anything necessarily to put into words,” receiver said. (Heels Maven)

Tar Heels Feeling The Sting

North Carolina’s 43-41 loss to Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg on Saturday after six overtimes hurt for more reasons than one. Whether it was the early dropped passes, missed field goals or inability to make key plays down the stretch, the defeat stings. The Tar Heels had plenty of chances to win but, in the end, just couldn’t make it happen. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: Mack Brown Post-Virginia Tech Interview

North Carolina football coach speaks with reporters following the Tar Heels' dramatic 43-41 six-overtime loss to the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday in Blacksburg. Read More...
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