Former UNC linebacker Kevin Reddick comes to aid of New Bern, his hometown

Former UNC and NFL linebacker lives in Virginia now, but New Bern will always be home. So when the images of Hurricane Florence's destruction began flashing across his TV screen, he felt compelled to act. "I went straight to Facebook. As I'm watching different stories and people post addresses to come and help save people, that's when it hit home. This is real." (ABC 11)

Tar Heels have been thorn in the heel of Narduzzi's Panthers

Pitt will take on North Carolina this weekend as the Panthers travel to Chapel Hill on Saturday to face the winless Tar Heels. Since Pitt (2-1,1-0) joined the ACC in 2013, they have been unable to beat North Carolina (0-2). The Tar Heels are the only Coastal Division team the Panthers have yet to defeat. Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi said he doesn’t want to dwell on the past. (The Tribune-Democrat)

Three Tar Heel Alumnae Named To U.S. Roster For Concacaf Championship

U.S. Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis named 20 players to the roster for the 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship that will be contested October 4-17 at three venues, including WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. This group includes three alumnae from UNC's famed program - goalkeeper , defender , and forward . (

UNC Volleyball Falls to Notre Dame in ACC Opener

Despite out-digging the Irish, North Carolina dropped the ACC opener to Notre Dame in straight sets Friday in Chapel Hill. Led by double-digit digs from Greer Moseman and Mia Fradenburg, the Tar Heels posted 44 digs over the Irish's 39. Moseman's 11 digs tied a career high while Fradenburg posted 10. Hunter Atherton set 31 of UNC's 37 kills, which were led by 12 from Destiny Cox. (

Pitt has had some painful losses to North Carolina. Let's rank them.

1. 2016 (North Carolina 37, Pitt 36): The Tar Heels’ 17-play, 63-yard drive included three fourth-down conversions, all of which required at least 6 yards to move the sticks, the final of which was a fourth-and-9. , in his final act of emotionally tormenting Pitt, was on the receiving end of two of those conversions on a day in which he had 16 catches, 208 yards and a TD. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Pitt opponent North Carolina getting back to business of playing football

While Hurricane Florence moved last week toward the shores of North Carolina, ’s football players packed up and went home. It was Wednesday, normally an important day of game preparation, but there was nothing to prepare for, other than getting somewhere safe. UNC’s home game against Central Florida, which looked like an important measuring stick, was canceled. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Andy Katz picks North Carolina duo among breakout players

can be one of the top defenders on the ball for the North Carolina Tar Heels. He will get overshadowed by freshman , but the Tar Heels can’t compete for the national and ACC titles without the experience of a player like Williams. is the player who won’t get the national buzz but is as important as any other potential starter. (

Video: Flashback - Anthony Ratliff-Williams Dominates Pitt

North Carolina's put on a performance for the ages last season against the Pitt Panthers on the road. His 230 all-purpose yards and 3 touchdowns were integral in the Tar Heels' 31-27 victory. Ratliff-Williams scored on a receiving touchdown, a 98-yard kickoff return and a passing touchdown. Read More...

From U.S. Teammates To College Challengers – Inside The UNC-Duke Field Hockey Rivalry

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is home to the No. 1-ranked women’s field hockey program in the country. But 8 miles up Highway 15-501 lives the No. 4-ranked women’s field hockey program – Duke. This rivalry, historically noted as the most intense rivalry in college athletics, is being renewed Friday and will feature three members of the U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Team. (Team USA)

180+ still at shelter on UNC campus as Florence flooding continues

James Franklin says he’s leaning on his faith as he awaits the chance to return home to Jones County. “Nothing beats home,” he said while sitting outside the Friday Center at UNC-Chapel Hill Friday morning. William Freshwater sat outside the shelter strumming his guitar, trying to maintain a positive attitude. He had to leave his apartment in Chapel Hill due to flooding. (CBS 17)

Julius Peppers doesn't expect his slow start to continue

is now the oldest defensive player in the NFL, but despite a slow start to the season, the Carolina Panthers defensive end has no intention of acting his age. “We’ll get there. I’m not worried about that at all. Right now I’m worried about helping us get a win this week against Cincinnati. The accolades, all that personal stuff, that will take care of itself.” (Carolina Panthers)

Carolina Panthers place Da'Norris Searcy on injured reserve

The Carolina Panthers on Friday placed on injured reserve after the safety suffered two concussions in 30 days. Searcy, who suffered his initial concussion in Carolina's preseason game against Miami, was again injured in Week 2's loss in Atlanta. The Panthers could place Searcy back on the active roster after he spends at least eight games on IR. (Carolina Panthers)

Evaluating Roy Williams' future at UNC and the top 5 candidates to one day replace him

Nobody likes to "keep it in the family" quite like North Carolina -- the school hasn't had a head men's basketball coach who wasn't previously a UNC player or assistant since left in 1961. Every coach since, starting with , has had ties to the program. , is a UNC graduate and former assistant. So will this pattern continue with UNC's next hire? (CBS Sports)

Carolina Hosts Pitt In 2018 Home Opener

Carolina opens its 2018 home football schedule when the Tar Heels host Pittsburgh Saturday at 12:20 p.m. at Kenan Stadium (Raycom, WRAL). UNC did not play last weekend due to the effects of Hurricane Florence on the state, while Pitt won its ACC opener 24-19 over Georgia Tech. UNC leads the series with Pitt, 9-3, and has won five straight against the Panthers. (

Countdown to Kickoff: UNC vs. Pittsburgh

North Carolina opens its home slate a week later than originally planned when Pittsburgh arrives for an ACC Coastal Division matchup at Kenan Stadium on Saturday (12:20 p.m./Raycom). The Tar Heels, who were forced to cancel their game last weekend with No. 16 UCF due to Hurricane Florence, are hoping the impromptu bye week will serve as a catalyst for improved play. (Inside Carolina)

Containing Giovani Bernard a priority for Carolina Panthers defense

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera understands that , scheduled to start in place of injured back Joe Mixon for the Cincinnati Bengals, represents a threat. Defensive end Wes Horton and linebacker Luke Kuechly are also familiar with the threat posed by Bernard, a University of North Carolina product. Kuechly compared Bernard to a familiar foe. (Carolina Panthers)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Pitt Preview, Gameday Changes At Kenan

Friday's episode of the Carolina Insider podcast features a preview of Saturday's UNC football home opener against Pittsburgh, a discussion of gameday enhancements at Kenan Stadium this year, a visit with team chaplain Mitch Mason and much more. Join hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas for the best source of insider information on Tar Heel athletics. (

Normalcy resumes for UNC, Duke, NCSU football in Week 4

Duke is the only Triangle football team that played a Week 3 game as Hurricane Florence caused both North Carolina and NC State to decide against playing their home games Saturday, Sept. 15. Now, the Tar Heels begin ACC play, the Wolfpack hits the road for this first time this season and the Blue Devils hope for a second win without Daniel Jones at quarterback. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Chansky’s Notebook: Win Or Lose

After two losses and one hurricane-induced cancellation, I’ve sensed a lot of negativity and apathy about North Carolina's football season. The true curse of UNC football is a perennially powerful basketball program, which is easy to turn to when things on the gridiron aren’t keeping pace. Frankly, I don’t care what shade of blue you wear. Just put it on and be there, win or lose. (

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. (
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