Podcast: "Vision of a Champion" with Anson Dorrance, Episode 5 - Roy Williams

How do the great athletes become elite? What can the coaches do to drive them to their full potential? On today's episode, is joined by , head men's basketball coach at UNC and three time national champion, to dive deep into what a coach can do to motivate the great athletes to become iconic. Read More...

Wilmington-area stars Walston, Williams excited for historic edition of UNC vs. N.C. State

New Hanover High School grad and current UNC tight end is quick to throw respect the Wolfpack's way, because he doesn't want to put any added pressure on the game. Running back , a former star at Wallace-Rose Hill, hopes to use Saturday's noon kickoff against the Wolfpack as a tipping point for the rest of the season. (Wilmington Star News)

Video: Mack Brown Wednesday Pre-NC State Press Conference

North Carolina football coach speaks with the media following practice on Wednesday morning to discuss the Tar Heels' upcoming game against North Carolina State on Saturday at noon (ESPN) in Chapel Hill. Read More...

UNC vs. NC State: "It's a pride game"

"It’s a pride game," said UNC center on facing NC State. "It comes down to two teams 30 minutes down the road from each other. If you want to have the pride of the state and earn the respect of the nation, you’ve got to win the in-state games first. (It's) an opportunity to get an advantage on them to help earn a name for yourself." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Believe in Love? Things worth watching as UNC prepares for basketball season

UNC has restocked considerably with the addition of six freshmen, a recruiting class ranked No. 2 nationally, joining a group of returnees that includes forwards and , and swingman . Here are three areas worth monitoring as the Tar Heels work toward their Nov. 25 season opener against College of Charleston: (Burlington Times News)

New Season, New Numbers For UNC Women's Basketball

UNC Women's Basketball players debuted this season's uniforms Monday for team photo day, with lots of new faces and numbers on the Carmichael Arena court. Only two Tar Heels will take the floor this season wearing the same jerseys they sported in Carolina blue last season. In the case of seven of the 12, it's because they weren't Tar Heels last season. (

UNC Football puts loss in rear-view mirror ahead of NC State’s visit

UNC doesn’t have time to dwell on the loss with No. 23 North Carolina State coming to Chapel Hill on Saturday. "We never want to lose, but after we lose, you have to forget about it. You can’t let Florida State or any team beat you twice. If you continue to think about it, it will sneak up on you and you’ll lose both games," said running back . (CBS 17)

'Take it week-by-week': UNC football prepares for top 25 matchup with N.C. State

After learning valuable lessons from its loss to Florida State, UNC then turned its sights toward a matchup with No. 23 N.C. State this Saturday, aiming to spend the week ahead preparing instead of dwelling on the negatives. "We try to take it week-by-week," linebacker said. "We learn from the previous game and we move on after that." (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Football Opponent Preview: N.C. State

No. 14 North Carolina starts its four-week stretch of rivalry games with No. 23 N.C. State on Saturday in Kenan Stadium (noon, ESPN). It is the first time the cross-town foes will have met in a ranked matchup since 1993. The Wolfpack have won three in a row since being outplayed by Virginia Tech, 45-24, with wins over Pittsburgh, Virginia, and Duke. (Inside Carolina)

Nine Tar Heels Invited To U.S. Women's Lacrosse Team Tryouts

Nine Tar Heels, including three on the current UNC women's lacrosse team, are among 50 players invited to try out for the U.S. team that will compete at the World Lacrosse Women's World Championship next summer. Tryouts are set for Dec. 4-6 in Sparks, Maryland. Current UNC players include Katie Hoeg, Emma Trenchard, and Kerrigan Miller. (

Video: On The Beat Podcast - Bouncing Back for Rivalry Week

North Carolina’s first loss has many questioning how good the Tar Heels really are, while Saturday’s opponent, NC State, has shocked many non-believers into thinking the Pack is back. Inside Carolina’s Ross Martin and Greg Barnes join host Tommy Ashley to break down what was and what will be for UNC Football. Read More...

Erin Matson Named ACC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week

was named Field Hockey ACC Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday. Matson had a hand in all three game winners as UNC earned three victories last week. Matson has either scored or assisted on the game-winning goal in all six UNC victories this season. She leads the ACC in goals (six), assists (six) and game-winning goals (four). (

State Your Case: Dre Bly, the forgotten defensive playmaker

Dre Bly deserves better. A player wearing a Super Bowl ring with 43 career interceptions, including five for touchdowns, deserves some consideration for the Pro Football Hall Of Fame. Bly is already in the College Football Hall of Fame. For good reason. He’s the only player in North Carolina history to become a three-time All-America. (Sports Illustrated)

Lucas: UNC Newcomers Help Turn Up The Volume

Watching the first five days of UNC basketball practice has left multiple impressions. There's the consistent improvement of . There's the talent of the freshman class. There's the work done by to become a more consistent offensive threat. But there's one overwhelming takeaway from watching these Tar Heels: the volume. (

UNC Should Be Among College Basketball's Most Improved Teams

Freshmen guards and R.J. Davis will shoulder the bulk of the ball handling responsibilities for UNC, while first-year big men and Walker Kessler figure to have an immediate impact on the glass. Veterans Garrison Brooks, , and Leaky Black all return with Brooks in position to be one of the top players in the ACC. (College Hoops Today)

Sam Howell Discusses Florida State, NC State's Defense, Dropped Passes & More

Following practice each Tuesday, several UNC football players are available to the media to discuss the previous game, what was learned, to discuss growth, the next opponent, and other topics. Sophomore quarterback typically goes last because he usually gets the most questions. Here are notes, quotes, and video from Howell's remarks. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Tar Heels No. 5 In Latest United Soccer Coaches Poll

The University of North Carolina men's soccer team is ranked fifth in the nation in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll, released on Tuesday. The Tar Heels dropped two spots from No. 3 in the poll last week after a 1-0 loss at then-No. 1 Wake Forest in overtime on Sunday night. North Carolina will return to action on Tuesday, October 27 at Clemson. (

Video: Mack Brown Radio Show - October 19

North Carolina football coach joins host Jones Angell of the Tar Heels Sports Network on Monday night for Brown's weekly radio show to discuss last weekend's loss to Florida State and look ahead to this weekend's big game against NC State. Read More...

UNC Football Players Tuesday Interviews: Williams, Fox, Anderson & Gemmel

, Tomon Fox, , and met with the media on Tuesday morning following practice to discuss what they learned from the loss at Florida State, how to fix some issues they’ve struggled with, like tackling, pass protection, and drops by receivers, and to talk about this weekend’s game against NC State. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
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October 22, 2009
UNC falls to Florida State 30-27 in the Tar Heels' first ever Thursday night game in Kenan Stadium
October 22, 2011
T.J. Thorpe's 100-yard kickoff return for a TD is the longest in Kenan Stadium history, but the Tar Heels fall to Clemson 59-38, giving up the second most points ever scored against UNC in an ACC game.
October 22, 2016
UNC football wins its 700th game in program history as the Tar Heels beat Virginia 35-14 behind Mitch Trubisky's 310 passing yards and 3 TDs. It's the Tar Heels' 7th straight win over the Cavaliers and their 9th consecutive win on the road.
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