Vince Carter on Giving 2003 All-Star Spot to Michael Jordan: 'I Ain't No Fool'

NBA veteran has accumulated plenty of stories throughout his long and successful career, but one of the best ones is when he gave up his starting spot in the 2003 All-Star Game to , who was appearing in his last one. Carter recounted the moment during the All the Smoke podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson. (Bleacher Report)

Sam Howell on Clemson: We know the challenge ahead of us

Arguably the most notable moment in Clemson’s regular season in 2019 was it narrowly escaping with a 21-20 at North Carolina. The Tar Heels were a surprise in the ACC, going 7-6 in year one of ’s second go-around with true freshman at quarterback, ending their season with a blowout win over Temple in the Military Bowl. (247 Sports)

Video: Shrunken Head remains staple of all things Tar Heels in Chapel Hill

It's a store that has celebrated 50 years, its golden anniversary. But everything in this store is baby blue, as Scott Mason, our Tar Heel Traveler, explains. (Note: This story is from prior to the pandemic.) (

Chase Rice Is Ready to Get Back in Front of Fans as Soon as Possible

is continuing to reveal his latest project, The Album, blessing fans with Part II. The North Carolina native is not letting this uncertain time stop him from getting the music to fans, blasting into the ears of anyone who wants it. "At the very beginning I loved it," Rice says, now two-months into home-quarantine. "I have a crew too." (

Taylor Koenen Signs With Swiss Team

After four successful years as a part of the UNC women's basketball program, Taylor Koenen is set to start the next phase in her basketball career. Koenen, who graduated from North Carolina earlier this month with a degree in business administration, has signed a contract with BCF Elfic Fribourg Basket, a professional team based in Fribourg, Switzerland. (

123 moments of Michael: A look back at the life and career of Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan

The 10-part ESPN series “The Last Dance,” which focuses on ’s final championship season with the Chicago Bulls, has brought the Hall of Famer’s astonishing achievements back into focus. His accomplishments are numerous and unprecedented: Six-time NBA champion. NCAA title with North Carolina. Two-time Olympic gold medalist. (Chicago Tribune)

Protocols, Not Football, Highlight UNC's June

Given the emphasis regarding COVID-19 mitigation efforts and the accompanying logistical challenges associated with social distancing, the Tar Heels will touch down in Chapel Hill in what largely amounts to a protocol process before football activities resume in July. North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham laid out the timeline for return. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Mack Brown Friday Press Conference

North Carolina football coach spoke with the media on Friday and commented on a number of topics, including how players and will safely be brought back to campus, how meetings and practices will be orchestrated, and even an aside on Brown's exercise regimen. Read More...

NBA rookie Cameron Johnson warms up lunches with food donation to families

When the coronavirus crisis shut down the NBA, drove from Phoenix to Pittsburgh in a 28-hour trip so he could return to his Moon Township home. Before Johnson goes back, he wanted to give back. The Phoenix Suns rookie donated food and drinks Thursday to families at Hyde Elementary, where his mother, Amy, is a school nurse. (

Carolina Panthers safety Tre Boston named to PFF's all-clutch team for 2019

The Clutch Team contains players who graded the best in the fourth quarter and overtime of one-score games. Panthers safety did an excellent job of limiting throws into his coverage and making plays on the football. Boston was targeted just once in this sample but came away with one forced incompletion and one interception anyway. (Pro Football Focus)

Sean May on What Makes UNC's Roy Williams So Good

"Coach (Williams) is so meticulous at paying attention to the details," said. "There's never a beat that coach misses when it comes to preparation, when it comes to scouting, when it comes to his team, when it comes to development. He puts a good support system around them and lets them do their job and then trusts them to do their job well." (Inside Carolina)

Sam Howell one of the best true freshmen PFF has ever graded and a top-five QB in college football

owned an elite 90.1 PFF passing grade, which ranked seventh in the country. Considering Howell did this as an true freshman, the performance is flat-out remarkable. Not only did Howell finish as one of the 10 most valuable quarterbacks in college football, he had the second-most-valuable season by a Power-5 true freshman quarterback. (Pro Football Focus)

The Final Chapter: Michael Jordan's Stint With The Wizards

A year after his second retirement from the NBA, became minority owner and president of basketball operations for the Washington Wizards. As a front-office exec, Jordan was tasked with whatever the guys in suits do up there in the owner’s box. But every morning, he’d make his way down to the locker room and chat with vets like . (SLAM Online)

Chansky’s Notebook: Old, Bad News

Quarantine is creating some unfortunate headlines. Why would lambaste ? And why would a Kansas radio station want to interview Ol’ Roy about leaving 17 years ago? That’s right, 17 years ago and ACC Player of the Year Lawson. Obviously, this has been a bad stretch for shelved athletes and beat reporters with nothing to write about. (

Bubba Cunningham On UNC's Roadmap For Return

UNC Athletics next week will begin to phase the return of staff, coaches and student-athletes. This coordinated process will allow us to clean and sanitize our facilities, educate student-athletes and staff about precautions and expectations, acclimate back to full workouts, and in many cases test for the COVID-19 virus. Here's the timeline for return: (

Carolina Insider Podcast: "The Motley Fool" co-founder David Gardner, UNC BB Freshmen jersey numbers

What impact will returning to campus have on athletics? UNC grad and co-founder of "The Motley Fool", David Gardner, discusses disliking the Tar Heels when he first came to Chapel Hill, comparing stocks to college basketball teams, stock tips, and investing advice. Plus our favorite UNC two-sport athletes, UNC Basketball freshmen jersey numbers, and more. (

UNC Football Adapting to Overcome COVID-19 Crisis

Athletes in all sports may resume voluntary on-campus athletic activities starting June 1. While football programs across the country have released their plans to return to campus, UNC is still working under its original timeline of coaches returning in mid-June and players following in July. Updated guidelines are expected to be announced in the coming days. (Inside Carolina)

Lakers’ Danny Green falls into union role, and it’s a good fit

is the Lakers’ player representative to the NBPA, a role with the players’ union that he’s had several times in the past. After calls with union leadership, Green sends detailed messages on the Lakers’ group chat, fields questions, and tries to illuminate during an uncertain time. “I get pretty detailed,” said Green, who is in his 11th season. (Los Angeles Times)

This Day In UNC Baseball History: May 29

Today in 'This Day in Recent Carolina Baseball History' we go back to May 29, 2009 for the opening game of the Chapel Hill regional against Dartmouth. There's always a debate when you host a regional about whether you should go with your ace or your second best starter or third best starter in the opening game of the regional against the 4 seed. (
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