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UNC Football: Second Scrimmage Notes

Although he's gained 15 pounds, continues to show the explosiveness that made him one of the most consistent players along UNC's defensive line last season. His most impactful play Saturday came during the first overtime simulation. Because of Carolina's depth at running back, might be overlooked. But he couldn't be ignored Saturday. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Researchers Aim to Revolutionize Ebola Care in West Africa

In the thick of the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, the World Health Organization dispatched UNC-Chapel Hill physician Billy Fischer to provide medical care in Guinea. Though he had been enthusiastic about his initial plan, he accepted the unexpected assignment with nervous anticipation. His frame of mind completely shifted, though, during his arrival flight to Guinea. (North Carolina Health News)

Elijah Hood provides power for Carolina Panthers. Can he make the team?

Friday night’s touchdown wasn’t the first that had ever scored at Bank of America Stadium. Now he must try to make sure it won’t be the last. A former star at both Charlotte Catholic and North Carolina, Hood bullied his way into the end zone from 3 yards out for the Carolina Panthers’ final touchdown Friday in a 27-20 preseason win over the Miami Dolphins. (Charlotte Observer)

From Fetzer To Finley: Coming Full Circle

Having worked in the UNC sports information office for 41 years, I've always felt like the richest man in town – in friendships and in memories. I was reminded about that Sunday as the Tar Heel women's soccer team finished off a 2-0 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes. In the process, the UNC women rewarded coach with his 1,000th career collegiate coaching victory. (GoHeels.com)

No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Tops Presbyterian 2-1 In Final Exhibition Match

No. 3 North Carolina finished its third and final exhibition game on Sunday with a 2-1 win over Presbyterian at Bryan Park. The Tar Heels will kick off the regular season on Friday, Aug. 24 at 7:30 p.m. against ETSU at Bryan Park in Greensboro. To finish the first weekend of the regular season, UNC will take on No. 2 Indiana in a rematch of last year's NCAA Semifinal match. (GoHeels.com)

What They're Saying About Anson Dorrance's 1,000th Win

, UNC Women's Soccer Class of 2007: 1,000 wins is an outstanding achievement. But more than that, it's all the moments in those games and outside of them that Anson shaped his players. Heavey, Class of 1993: His impact on the game has been incredible but more amazing is how he has impacted my life and so many others off the field! (GoHeels.com)

Milwaukee Bucks: What kind of role will John Henson have next season?

Much like the overall scope of the Milwaukee Bucks throughout his stay, has experienced his fair share of ups and downs during his NBA career, the latter reaching its highest points in both the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. Henson’s consistency issues were remedied to some degree last season as he crafted a resurgent campaign on multiple fronts. (Behind the Buck Pass)

Carolina welcomes 5,095 new undergraduate students to campus

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is welcoming 4,295 first-year students and 800 transfer students to campus as classes begin this fall. The first-year class includes the highest numbers of first-generation college students and students from North Carolina’s rural counties since the University began collecting this data 15 years ago. (UNC.edu)

Anson Dorrance Wins 1,000th Career Game As Tar Heels Down Ohio State

The North Carolina women's soccer team defeated Ohio State 2-0 Sunday afternoon at Finley Field South to give UNC head coach his 1,000th overall collegiate coaching victory (Highlights). Dorrance has now won 828 games as the UNC women's head coach as well as 172 games as Carolina's men's head coach from 1977-88. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Jump-Start Team Building in Bahamas

North Carolina's , , and , are maturing into their roles as senior leaders for the Tar Heels, while freshmen Leaky Black, and have already logged eight practices and two exhibition games before the start of classes. The molding of team dynamics is a critical aspect of a tight-knit squad, especially when adversity arrives. (Inside Carolina)

Podcast: Breaking Down UNC's Exhibition Games in the Bahamas

The North Carolina basketball team played two exhibition games in the Bahamas this week, winning both easily. However, there were a number of interesting storylines, including the first time standout rookies , , and Leaky Black took the court in UNC uniforms. Breaking it down for you are Inside Carolina's Greg Barnes, John Bauman, and Jon Seiglie. (Audioboom)

Harrison Barnes, former Dallas Police Chief David Brown host basketball camp, shopping spree

' imprint on the Dallas Mavericks has grown exponentially since he arrived in 2016 and so, too, has his positive impact on the Dallas community. Saturday was the latest example. For the second straight summer, Barnes teamed with retired Dallas Police Chief David Brown to host a free basketball camp, life skills discussion, and lunch in southeast Dallas. (Dallas Morning News)

Video: UNC vs. StarSports Basketball Club Highlights

The North Carolina men's basketball team ended their Summer exhibition trip to the Bahamas in overwhelming fashion, beating the StarSports Basketball club 130-45 on Saturday. Take a look at some of their impressive highlights. Read More...

Top 5 heartbreaking losses and heartwarming wins against Duke in the Roy Williams era

It is not hard to make the case that North Carolina has been better overall than Duke since arrived as head coach in 2003. During this span, UNC leads in national championships (three to two), Final Fours (six to three), ACC regular season titles (eight to three). Where Duke has held an edge, particularly between 2010 and 2015, is in head-to-head matchups. (Tar Heel Blog)

Roy Williams Wraps Up the Bahamas Trip

North Carolina head basketball coach spoke to Inside Carolina on Saturday after his Tar Heels demolished Star Sports Basketball 130-45, at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium in the Bahamas. Williams admitted it was hard to get a lot from the exhibition game, given the level of competition, but he did touch on a variety of topics following the game. (Inside Carolina)

Vince Carter: ‘Love of the Game’ still motivates him entering his 21st NBA season

8-time NBA All-Star joins Cris Carter, Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe on FS1's First Things First. Hear what Carter says motivates him entering his 21st NBA season: Vince, how do you do it at this at an advanced age? Carter: I think you'll agree with me, but it's the love of the game that takes over everything. I enjoy coming to work. I enjoy the ups and downs. (FOX Sports)

Video: Freshmen move-in day at UNC

The newest members of the Carolina family, incoming freshmen at UNC-Chapel Hill moved into their dorms over the weekend. Get to know some of the members of Carolina's class of 2022 as they move in to their new residence halls on campus. Read More...

Panthers RB Elijah Hood rushes for touchdown, shares inspirational quote from Marshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch’s style of play has inspired a new generation of running backs, including of the Panthers. Hood spent his rookie season with Lynch and the Raiders and he scored his first touchdown for Carolina in last night’s preseason win over Miami. When he shared the highlight on Twitter, Hood paraphrased Lynch’s famous run-through-a-(redacted)-face line. (USA Today)

Chris Cloutier Named Major League Lacrosse Rookie of the Year

Denver Outlaws attackman has been named Major League Lacrosse’s Rookie of the Year. Denver’s fourth-round selection in the 2018 MLL Draft, Cloutier recorded 40 points (26 goals, 14 assists) in six games played. Cloutier, a graduate of UNC, led the league with seven power-play goals. His 40 points were 12 more than the second-leading scorer among rookies. (Denver Outlaws)

UNC-Bahamas Game 2 Takeaways: Point Guards, Size and Assists

North Carolina made quick work of the Star Sports Basketball squad on Saturday, toppling its overmatched opponent in a 130-45 exhibition victory in the Bahamas. The Tar Heels utilized their size and depth, as well as their veteran experience and freshman talent, in completing their preseason participation in the Bahamas Basketball Federation’s "Summer of Thunder" event. (Inside Carolina)

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