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No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Travels To No. 8 Notre Dame For Big ACC Showdown

No. 3 North Carolina heads to South Bend, to take on No. 8 Notre Dame on Friday with first place in the Coastal Division on the line. UNC and Notre Dame had their second ACC game of the season postponed due to hurricane Florence, so both teams are looking to go 2-0 in the ACC. The top 10 matchup will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra beginning at 7 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

Sporting News updated preseason college basketball Top 25

6. North Carolina: The sooner the point guard job finds its way to ’s hands, the better for the Tar Heels. Here’s the honest truth about this roster: If the point guard situation gets sorted out, and if or can become a legit big man alongside , this team has a better shot at winning it all than the five teams ranked ahead. (Sporting News)

Wilmington and New Bern student families struggle after Florence

Nearly a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall, the effects of flooding and destroyed property is not something UNC students from Wilmington and New Bern have the luxury of forgetting. “It’s a different world when you go home. When people ask me how my family is, there’s this stark contrast between what’s going on here and what’s going on at home.” (Daily Tar Heel)

Did UNC steal Pitt's signals? Seems like Pat Narduzzi thinks so

Does Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi think that North Carolina stole his team’s signals in last year’s 34-31 victory over the Panthers at Heinz Field? He didn’t come out and say it this week, but it certainly sounds that way. On Monday at his weekly press conference, Narduzzi was asked what had led to the Tar Heels’ five-game winning streak over Pitt. (Pittsburgh Sports Now)

Podcast: Discussing Program "Ownership" and Previewing Pitt

Inside Carolina's Jason Staples and Greg Barnes join host Tommy Ashley to discuss the ownership of the North Carolina Football program. The trio also preview Carolina's matchup against the Pitt Panthers on Saturday in Kenan Stadium. (Audioboom)

Mitch Trubisky makes positive steps, still work in progress

Like in Week 1’s loss to Green Bay, enjoyed some good moments in Chicago’s 24-17 victory over Seattle. Trubisky played arguably his best football in the first quarter, when he thoroughly outplayed Seattle’s Russell Wilson, posting a quarterback rating of 131.0. Trubisky finished the game 25-of-34 for 200 yards, two touchdown passes and 24 rushing yards. (ESPN.com)

Cade Fortin shows talent, potential as a true freshman quarterback

's raw talent impressed junior transfer , who got his first look at Fortin in training camp. Yet the running back made it clear that the young man still has a long way to go. “Cade’s got a really good arm. He’s still learning the game. I think he’s going to be very, very good.” On Aug. 29, named Fortin the second-string quarterback. (Daily Tar Heel)

No. 5 UNC Women's Soccer Rolls By Pitt 3-0

The fifth-ranked UNC women's soccer team scored a pair of goals in the opening 22 minutes of the game and went on to roll past the Pittsburgh Panthers 3-0 Thursday at WakeMed Soccer Park. The game was moved to Cary after the Tar Heels' 2018 home at Finley Fields South was under significant flood water early in the week in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Larry Fedora Pre-Pittsburgh Conversation with Jones Angell

Jones Angell and North Carolina head football coach discuss the effects of Hurricane Florence and Saturday's home opener against Pittsburgh in Chapel Hill. Read More...

UNC's Antonio Williams Running 'Angry'

has only been in Chapel Hill for a couple of months, but he has emerged as ’s primary running back through two games. It’s been an unorthodox journey to Chapel Hill for the New London, N.C. native. The Tar Heel coaching staff had Williams on their radar as early as eighth. A four-star recruit in high school, Williams rushed for 7,999 yards. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Sports has several Hurricane Florence relief efforts

, mentioned by in his press conference, is a UNC letterman and former NFL player. In 2012, he was named to the All-ACC First Team and his performance that season ranks him 10th all-time at UNC with 18.5 tackles for loss in a single season. He is, as Fedora said, working with the football team and university to get supplies to his native New Bern. (Tar Heel Blog)

North Carolina QB Nathan Elliott trying to solve accuracy issues

hasn't had the accurate start North Carolina needs from its quarterback. The junior has been frequently off target, prone to mistakes and unable to get the Tar Heels' offense moving through the first two games. It's a big reason why UNC sits at 0-2 for the second straight season entering Saturday's ACC opener against Pitt, and Elliott is determined to fix it. (Associated Press)

Get To Know UNC's NCAA High Jump Champion, Nicole Green

For 11 years, members of the UNC track & field team eagerly pursued the dream of becoming a national champion. Though many came close, it was Nicole Greene who stepped onto the national stage and finally captured the coveted title at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships. Green hit a mark of 6-1 1/2 in a seven-round jump-off to win the NCAA title. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Football Hoping To Reset Fortunes In Home Opener vs. Pitt

Te Tar Heels are 5-0 against Pittsburgh since they joined the ACC prior to the 2013 season. However, all five games have been decided by a touchdown or less. This is something and his staff have made the team well aware of heading into Saturday. “Every game we’ve played against Pitt in the past has been close, every single one of them." (Chapelboro.com)

Video: UNC DT Jeremiah Clarke discusses role in community, Remember the Titans

North Carolina defensive tackle Jeremiah "Fat Melo" Clarke discusses his passion for community work, how he balances his goofball persona with football and shares his favorite part of the movie Remember the Titans, which is about the high school he attended. (WRAL Sports Fan)

UNC still dealing with suspensions as Pitt visits

The North Carolina football team has dealt with significant personnel losses all season thanks to an offseason investigation that found that 13 players, including potential starting quarterback sold team-issued Air Jordan 3 sneakers for profit, a violation of NCAA rules. The players missing include Surratt, three defensive ends, and wide receiver . (Pittsburgh Sports Now)

Ackland Art Museum launches 60th anniversary celebration

Since 1958, the Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been one of North Carolina’s most important cultural resources. Located at the intersection of campus and Chapel Hill community, the Ackland provides experiences that spark insight into ourselves, each other and the world. (UNC.edu)

UNC's Run Defense to be Tested by Pitt

Run defense in the era at North Carolina has long carried a negative connotation due to consistent breakdowns in gap integrity and poor tackling. Pittsburgh will attempt to exploit that track record Saturday. Since Fedora took over the Tar Heels in 2012, UNC has allowed an ACC-worst 154 rushing touchdowns to go along with 26 running plays of 50+ yards. (Inside Carolina)

Lucas: Hear It First

Over the next few weeks, will deliver plenty of preseason remarks about his 2018-19 North Carolina basketball team. He'll attend multiple events and conversations that will allow him to talk about the next edition of the Tar Heels. But there's only one place to hear it first and hear it unfiltered: his annual Fast Break Against Cancer breakfast at the Smith Center. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky’s Notebook: M.J. Running Second to LeBron?

is seen as running a distant second to LeBron James in supporting social issues and donations to needy causes. In light of Jordan’s $2 million pledge to the destruction of North Carolina by Hurricane Florence, the comparison with James needs further study. Billionaire MJ is plenty generous with his wealth, though perhaps less out front with it than LBJ. (Chapelboro.com)
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