The Bears Are Going To Need More From Mitch Trubisky At Some Point

is a young, relatively unexperienced quarterback, and so far this season he’s playing like one. His two best drives of the season were the ones that opened the game in Week 1 against the Packers and last night against the Seahawks. In both instances, Trubisky was able to effectively follow head coach Matt Nagy’s script of plays and produce long touchdown drives. (Deadspin)

Message from Chancellor Folt following Hurricane Florence

I want to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone on campus who helped us before, during and after the storm. I am especially grateful to our staff who worked 24/7 to care for students still here, and to keep facilities running and walkways clear of debris. I also thank the team who worked in the Emergency Operations Center who monitored the storm and provided regular updates to the community. (

Great college football (and foodie) towns to visit this fall

Chapel Hill, NC – University of North Carolina: While UNC fans and alumni relate Chapel Hill to fond sports memories and Carolina Blue, the charming southern city is home to more than just Tar Heel Nation. While the UNC sports teams bring tons of excitement to the otherwise small town, there are also many other attractions, monuments, and activities to enjoy when visiting Chapel Hill, NC. (Ladders)

UNC Football Filling Up The Truck For Hurricane Florence Relief

Seeing the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence, started searching for ways the UNC football team could support the areas affected by the storm. So he contacted Bubba Cunningham. And after some discussion, they came up with the idea of using the team's 18-wheel equipment truck to deliver supplies to the hardest-hit locations throughout the state. (

2018-19 UNC Women's Basketball Schedule Released

The ACC released the 2018-19 women's basketball schedule Tuesday. North Carolina's opponents include five non-conference and eight ACC teams who participated in last year's NCAA Tournament. Carolina will face two of those league rivals twice, giving UNC 15 games against the 2018 NCAA field. UNC will open its season with a road game for the first time in 19 seasons. (

Marcus Ginyard Signs With Romanian Club CSM Oradea

Former North Carolina guard –a member of UNC's 2009 national championship team–has signed with the Romanian team CSM Oradea. This will mark the 11th professional team Ginyard has been with in his career, and 10th in Europe–with his only stint in America coming with the Westchester Knicks of the NBA G-League during the 2014-15 season. (

Chansky’s Notebook: The Heartfelt Coach

was perfect Monday at just the right time. After his faux pas over head trauma at the ACC preseason media day, the UNC football coach spent most of his weekly press conference talking about the hurricane and the havoc it wreaked on the Carolina coastlines. He said his players were okay, and almost all of them had returned to campus in Chapel Hill. (

Tar Heels Sweep ACC Women's Soccer Player Of The Week Awards

Following a 1-0 win at No. 2 Florida State, North Carolina freshman forward Rachel Jones has been named this week's ACC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, while teammate, sophomore midfielder Taylor Otto is ACC Defensive Player of the Week. Jones scored her first career goal in her first career start to lead No. 6 UNC to a 1-0 upset at No. 2 Florida State. (

Carolina Insider Podcast: Basketball Schedule, Hurricane Aftermath

Tuesday's Carolina Insider podcast includes details on the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and the Chapel Hill area, as well as a breakdown of the newly-released 2018-19 men's basketball schedule and a look ahead to Saturday's football game against Pitt. Join Jones Angell and Adam Lucas for a breakdown of everything happening in UNC Athletics this week. (

Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Releases Preseason Top 25

Kentucky is Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook’s preseason No. 1 in its 38th edition. Kansas, at No. 2, wasn’t far behind the Wildcats. The rest of the top five includes No. 3 Gonzaga, No. 4 Duke, and No. 5 Tennessee. North Carolina sits at No. 12. The ACC dominates Blue Ribbon’s Top 25 with seven teams, followed right behind by the Southeastern Conference, with six. (Blue Ribbon Yearbook)

Michael Jordan Donates $2 million to Hurricane Florence Relief Effort

Charlotte Hornets owner thought about all the spots that made Wilmington home growing up and was moved to action. “You gotta take care of home,” Jordan said about his decision to contribute $2 million to relief and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Jordan was raised in Wilmington before moving on to star at North Carolina and in the NBA. (Charlotte Observer)

UNC Football Seeking 12th Game in 2018

While some schools forced to cancel games last weekend due to Hurricane Florence have already indicated they will not be rescheduled, North Carolina has not given up hope of adding a 12th game following the cancellation of its matchup with No. 16 Central Florida last Saturday. Nearly two dozen college football games were either postponed or rescheduled due to Florence. (Inside Carolina)

UNC collecting donations for Hurricane Florence relief

North Carolina will collect donations starting Tuesday for areas of the state affected by Hurricane Florence. UNC will collect requested items such as nonperishable food, water and cleaning supplies in a parking lot near the Smith Center from Tuesday through noon Friday. UNC football coach said Monday the program’s equipment truck would deliver donations. (Associated Press)

Eric Ebron makes impact in Week 2 for Colts

During Sunday’s 21-9 win over the Washington Redskins, got the scoring started for the Colts with a 7-yard touchdown pass from Andrew Luck in the first quarter. Ebron beat his man down the field and Luck found him for what looked to be an easy touchdown. It was the second touchdown in as many games for Ebron who is making a lasting impression on his new team. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC, NC State, ECU anxious to play again after weekend postponements

The effects of Hurricane Florence will be felt around the state for weeks and probably months. But for the football teams at North Carolina, NC State and East Carolina, life has already returned to as close to normal as possible. All three teams are back preparing for their scheduled games Saturday after spending an unexpected week off riding out the devastating storm. (North State Journal)

Rasheed Wallace and his impact on the Detroit Pistons

was a big part of the ‘Going to Work’ era for Detroit. He came to Detroit from the Atlanta Hawks during the 2003-2004 season. He not only added to Detroit's defensive philosophy. Wallace brought a psychological advantage with him. He played with attitude and emotion. The Pistons were +18.3 points per 100 possessions while Wallace was on the floor. (PistonPowered)

Roy Williams and Bob McKillop's friendship, plus five more UNC games to watch

On Dec. 1, 2017, North Carolina coach sat in Charlotte’s Spectrum Center, where reporters asked him about and an 85-75 win over Davidson, the team UNC beat out to sign Maye. But, before he addressed that, Williams felt it necessary to speak on Wildcats coach Bob. “You cannot have any more respect for a coach than I have for Bob McKillop." (Daily Tar Heel)

Larry Fedora Monday Pre-Pitt Press Conference Notes

spent almost his entire press conference discussing Hurricane Florence, which continues to have devastating effects as its remnants move out of the Carolinas. "We're willing to do anything we can to help anybody in the state right now. Our equipment truck will be in front of the Smith Center this week to load up supplies (for) the people who have been affected." (

UNC Men's Soccer Game Versus UNCG Canceled For Tuesday

The game between No. 3 North Carolina and UNC Greensboro scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 18 has been canceled due to adverse conditions from Hurricane Florence. As of right now, the game will not be rescheduled. UNC's game against Duke originally scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14, but postponed due to Hurricane Florence, has no official makeup date at this time. (
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