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Meet Crystal Dunn and Allie Long, the two Long Islanders playing in the World Cup

Two players on the U.S. women's national team began their soccer journeys on Long Island. grew up in Rockville Centre and starred at South Side High School, and was a four-year star at Northport High School. Both figure to see significant playing time in the World Cup in France. This is Dunn's first appearance in the World Cup. (Newsday)

If you like baseball, I have a guy for you to go watch - Zac Gallen

As the Triple-A team for one of the worst clubs in the Major Leagues in recent baseball history – the Miami Marlins – there hasn’t been a lot of players in Triple-A with the Baby Cakes that area baseball fans have been rushing to go watch play. But there’s one now and his name is . Gallen has been dominating the Pacific Coast League this season. (Daily Comet)

The Best Breakfast Sandwich in Every State (North Carolina): Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen, Chapel Hill

North Carolina Sandwich: Chicken Breast Biscuit with Egg & Cheese. Restaurant: Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen. An oversize homemade biscuit is the basis for this classic Southern breakfast sandwich, but Sunrise — a drive-through and counter-service operation — will substitute a bun or whole wheat bread upon request. (24/7 Tempo)

Danny Green Wins Second NBA Title, This Time With Toronto

Former North Carolina NCAA champion became an NBA champ for a second time Thursday when the Toronto Raptors beat Golden State in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals. Green previously won an NBA title with the San Antonio Spurs in 2014. Green, and are the only UNC players with both an NCAA and NBA title. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Former UNC Basketball Assistant Joe Holladay, Summer Update, and More

North Carolina Baseball's season ends in the Super Regional ending the UNC athletic year, and former Tar Heel Basketball assistant joins The Pod to talk about working with for 20 years, what changed to allow the 2005 team to win it all, and just how close was Kevin Durant to coming to UNC. Plus new Pod World HQ update and more. (GoHeels.com)

Anson Dorrance Q&A: UNC legend discusses team-building, new edition of his book

: "You don’t develop in a recreational environment. You develop when someone’s pushing you. You develop psychological strength when you compete, and you develop a standard for your own excellence if someone else is trying to compete against you. That’s the environment we wanted to structure, and that’s what separates our culture." (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: Nassir Little - ACC Basketball's Top Performances

was a spark off the bench all season for the Tar Heels. The talented freshman could ignite the crowd with monstrous dunks and his playmaking ability. Perhaps his greatest performance was February 23rd against No. 16 Florida State with 18 points and 8 rebounds in 23 minutes along with two show-stopping dunks. Read More...

Lucas: Nonconference Basketball Schedule Rapid Reactions

One thing is for certain--this is a basketball schedule unlike any in UNC history. Because the season opener is against ACC opponent Notre Dame, the format is naturally going to be different. And as you can always expect from , he doesn't make it easy for himself. As soon as the Tar Heels finish with the Irish, they hit the road to play UNCW. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Release 2019-20 Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

The University of North Carolina men's basketball team will host five regular-season non-conference games, including an ACC-Big Ten Challenge game against Ohio State, a game in Las Vegas, and road games at Gonzaga and UNCW in the 2019-20 basketball season. The ACC will release the complete 20-game conference schedule later this summer. (GoHeels.com)

Aaron Sabato Selected as Third Team All-American by D1 Baseball

All-American baseball honors continue to roll in for UNC freshman designated hitter Aaron Sabato, who earned a Third Team selection Thursday from D1Baseball.com. Sabato also was named First Team All-American by Collegiate Baseball and Third Team by Baseball America. Perfect Game also gave Sabato a spot on its Freshman All-American team. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC's Hybrid Defensive End Offers Versatility

UNC defensive coordinator Jay Bateman’s rapid rise through the coaching ranks, first at Elon before moving to Ball State and Army, is due in large part to his willingness to attack the status quo of reactive defense. Bateman’s hybrid defensive end-outside linebacker position is a microcosm for a system bent on breaking the rules of past generations. (Inside Carolina)

Coby White is the NBA draft speedster built for buckets

After a breakout season where he broke ’s freshman scoring record and powered UNC to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, ’s college career ended sooner than anticipated. White enters the NBA draft projected as a top-10 pick. “It still hasn’t hit me yet," White said. "You dream it before you realize you’re capable of it.” (SB Nation)

Greatest former UNC athlete by state (Utah): Bart Davis, Chris Keldorf

Defensive tackle spent four years playing football at North Carolina from 1989-92 after growing up in Park City, UT. Davis lettered in his final season in 1992. Most Tar Heel football fans are familiar with quarterback , who arrived at UNC from Manhattan Beach, CA, where he grew up, but also after he had a brief stop at Utah State. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Ryan Switzer cools down Steelers minicamp with ice cream truck

After catching passes from Ben Roethlisberger during Pittsburgh Steelers minicamp, former North Carolina wide receiver beat soft-serve coverage in the parking lot of the team facility. Switzer treated players and employees to Bruster's Ice Cream after Wednesday's practice. The truck pulled up shortly after practice and quickly drew a crowd. (ESPN.com)

Aaron Sabato, Danny Serretti Named Perfect Game Freshman All-Americans

Aaron Sabato and Danny Serretti were named first-team Perfect Game Freshman All-Americans, the site announced Thursday. This is the first time since 2013 that UNC has had multiple freshman All-Americans since , and all received the honors. Sabato and Serretti led the team in conference batting average. (GoHeels.com)

'Like your family': One bad inning creates emotional end to UNC baseball season

"The last day," head coach said, "is always sad." and Aaron Sabato, stalwarts all year long for the North Carolina baseball team, will attest: the last day is always sad. After the Tar Heels' season-ending 14-7 loss to Auburn in the Chapel Hill Super Regional, both players were, understandably, visibly upset. (Daily Tar Heel)

Colin Moran barrels to consistency with Pirates

Pirates infielder has always carried the weight of being a piece of the Gerrit Cole trade since joining the club. This designation has levied criticism against him at many different turns over the past season-plus, amplifying each error at third base along with each meek at-bat. Yet over the past two weeks, Moran has slashed .298/.353/.660. (DK Pittsburgh Sports)

Mack Hollins Returns to Practice for Philadelphia Eagles

returned to practice from an injured groin on a limited basis during Philadelphia Eagles minicamp earlier this week. Tuesday marked the former North Carolina receiver's first practice since September. The fact that Hollins was able to get on the field for the three-day minicamp bodes well for his availability at training camp next month. (CBS Sports)

Deshaun Watson finds T.J. Yates to be a relatable Texans coach

If there is one assistant coach that Pro Bowl quarterback Deshaun Watson is going to find commonality with on the Houston Texans, it’s . Watson worked with the man who owns the Texans’ first ever playoff win through the offseason. Yates had three stints with the Texans. Houston selected the UNC product in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL draft. (USA Today)
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