Expect lots of defense and cold in UNC football's matchup against Pittsburgh

UNC Football has beaten Pittsburgh six straight times, but that could change Thursday when the Tar Heels hit the road to face their ACC foe. The Panthers are led by coach Pat Narduzzi, one of the best defensive minds in football. And that’s shown on the field, as Pitt is ranked ninth in the country in fewest yards allowed per game and second in sacks. (Daily Tar Heel)

Podcast: Taylor & Deems - Continuing the Streak vs. Pitt

Former North Carolina wide receiver and current Inside Carolina football analyst is joined by Tar Heel Radio analyst to debate what the Tar Heels need to do this Thursday night on the road in order to keep their six-game winning streak going against their ACC Coastal Division foe Pittsburgh Panthers. (Player FM)

Despite poor shooting, Coby White has shown encouraging signs through 10 games with Bulls

Chicago Bulls 2019 No. 7 overall NBA draft pick has had some thrilling ups and truly frustrating downs over the first 10 games of his rookie season, which raises the question, how has White's performance been compared to expectations? The first thing that screams ' is performing way below expectations' is his ice-cold shooting. (NBC Sports)

Nick Polino Returns to Full Strength, Adds Depth to UNC Offensive Line

After missing six games with a lower body injury that required surgery, North Carolina senior offensive lineman returned to action and logged 14 snaps at left guard against Virginia. That number should increase as the veteran becomes more comfortable getting back. "From a functional standpoint, I am pretty much good to go," Polino said. (Inside Carolina)

Discoveries and solutions at Carolina

Cures and treatments for disease. New technologies. New industries for North Carolina and the world. The University of North Carolina is tackling tough challenges with teams of top scientists and students whose diverse perspectives deliver creative, unprecedented solutions. UNC is accelerating new discoveries and solutions to emerging challenges. (

UNC Basketball Breakdown: Pierce's Activity, Platek's Passing and Huff's Hustle

UNC's assist rate is lower than usual as the Tar Heels feel one another out on the floor. With assists on 52 percent of field goals, UNC is ranked 149th. In each of the past two years, the Tar Heels have averaged around 61 percent, ranking in the top 15 nationally. That's a work in progress, but is a surprise answer in helping set up teammates? (Heels Maven)

Other Than A Calendar Flip, Thursday Is Just Game Day For UNC Football

Playing on Thursday night in college football can be exciting for the players but a bit disruptive to a program, especially coaches. UNC Football coach operates on a different calendar than usual when gearing his team up for a Thursday night game, which is the case this week as the Tar Heels visit Pittsburgh on Nov. 14 for an 8 pm kickoff. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Carmichael Comments: A Great Start

The 2019-20 Tar Heels, coach 's first team in her tenure as head women's basketball coach in Chapel Hill, debuted a new-look roster last Thursday and quickly put doubts to rest with a 92-55 thrashing of Western Carolina to start the season 1-0. Three nights later? The margin of victory only grew in an 80-40 triumph over visiting Navy. (

Why did the Bears draft Mitch Trubisky over Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson?

The cameras were rolling behind the scenes on that Thursday night in April. In Lake Forest and in Philadelphia. In this document-and-share age, the landmark moment required immediate cinematic treatment. Bears general manager Ryan Pace had sent a jolt through the draft, trading up from No. 3 to No. 2 to select UNC quarterback . (Chicago Tribune)

A.C. Headlee Named ACC Wrestler Of The Week

North Carolina's A.C. Headlee has been named ACC Wrestler of the Week after his pivotal win over a top-10 opponent helped the No. 17 Tar Heels beat No. 19 Michigan. Wrestling his first dual meet at 157-pounds – up two weight classes from where he competed last season – Headlee turned back the Wolverines' 10th-ranked Will Lewan, 5-2. (

UNC Football Tuesday Notebook

Pittsburgh enters this week averaging 4.44 sacks, the second best mark among FBS schools. The Panthers are one of six ACC teams ranked in the top 20 nationally in sacks per game. By the end of this season, UNC will have played all six. "I think there's a lot of great defensive coordinators in this league," said when asked about those teams. (

Championship Vibes For UNC Women's Soccer

Entering the ACC Women's Soccer Championship game, Virginia was one of only two undefeated teams in the nation and had spent the past eight weeks at No. 1. North Carolina hadn't defeated a top-ranked team since November 30, 2012, when it knocked off Stanford in the NCAA Tournament semifinals. Nor had it faced the Cavaliers this season. (

UNC Football Progressing With Each Passing Week

Talent discrepancies between Coastal Division foes are nonexistent, which all but guarantees the parity that’s been on display through the first 10 weeks of the college football season. Regardless of the outcomes, ’s Tar Heels have shown up day-in and day-out and while the results may not be evident on the scoreboard, the growth is clear. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels In The NFL: Week 10

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB tied for the team lead in tackles, making eight stops as the Bucs won at home against the Cardinals, 30-27. Chicago Bears QB started on the road versus Detroit. He completed 16 of 23 passes for 173 yards, and three TDs. He also rushed for eight yards on three carries in the Bears' 20-13 win. (

A moment of appreciation for Harrison Barnes

is good. Barnes went from valuable fourth man for the NBA championship Golden State Warriors to a miscast lead option for the Dallas Mavericks. He was overpaid and asked to do too much. But now, since arriving in Sacramento, Barnes is back in a more natural role. He is generally the third or fourth option in the Kings' offense. (Sactown Royalty)

Chansky’s Notebook: Double Dominance

Two of UNC's Hall of Fame coaches did it for the 22nd time Sunday. Granted, and get most of the national attention because they coach the two biggest sports at UNC. But over the weekend, and showed again they’re the best in their sports and why both are long-time national Hall of Famers. (

Carolina Insider Podcast: Dave Hanners, UNCW Basketball Recap, Pitt Football Preview

Jones Angell and Adam Lucas recap UNC's basketball win over UNCW then preview Thursday's football showdown with Pitt. Next, former UNC basketball assistant coach discusses the eight-point-in-17-second comeback in Carmichael, 1993 National Championship, , , and 's retirement. (

Mack Brown Live: Meeting Tim Brewster

The story of how UNC football coach and friend and assistant coach Tim Brewster met is not one many would expect. In the fall of 1989, Brewster walked into Brown’s office in Chapel Hill and told the Tar Heel coach he would work for free. "I said, 'No, you don't, you need to go find a job,'" Brown recalled on his radio show (Audio) Monday. (Inside Carolina)
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