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UNC Coordinators Report - Week Four - Pittsburgh Prep

By the time North Carolina takes its first snap against Pittsburgh it will have been two full weeks since the Tar Heels have played a football game. UNC coach and his staff approached the time off due to Hurricane Florence as a chance to reset. Get some rest, recover, get back to some basics, and come out to open the 2018 ACC slate with a new mindset and approach. (Inside Carolina)

UNC football team joins Florence relief efforts

Just outside the Center, a football equipment truck became part of an important team operation. The Tar Heels Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham made the truck available to load and deliver donations. Former player and New Bern native nudged current players to get involved and help out the community where he was a star football player. (ABC 11)

Podcast: Taylor Vippolis, E.J. Wilson Answer Questions About Pittsburgh

The Tar Heels are about to face the Pittsburgh Panthers this Saturday in Kenan Stadium, and UNC fans have a fresh set of questions for and . This week's topics include a potential change at starting quarterback for UNC, offensive and defensive line play, and memories the players have from facing Pitt during their playing days. (Audioboom)

Larry Fedora Discusses UNC's Quarterback Situation

North Carolina Coach says freshmen quarterbacks and are coming along nicely but likely aren’t ready to contend for the starting job with junior . Chatter among the UNC fan base and some in the media is that Fedora should give Fortin more playing time and even take a look at Ruder in a game. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Prediction and Preview

With Miami and Virginia Tech up next, a loss to Pittsburgh could put the Tar Heels in a dark place. For the Panthers, what a difference a week makes. Pitt is now 1-0 in the ACC and with another Coastal victory they would positioned very nicely in the division. In a tight game, Pittsburgh finally has a good fourth quarter to put away the Heels. Prediction: Pittsburgh 28, UNC 17 (Athlon Sports)

Crystal Dunn Named to 20-player roster for 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship

has been called up to the U.S. Women’s National Team as head coach Jill Ellis has named 20 players to the roster for the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship that will be contested from Oct. 4-17 at three venues across the United States, including Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, where the USWNT will play its group stage Oct. 4-10. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Andrew Miller makes it ‘Miller Time’ for AL Central Champion Cleveland Indians

helped his Cleveland Indians teammates celebrate their third-straight American League Central Division title in a way only he could. It was "Miller Time" in the Tribe clubhouse Saturday when the team clinched with 50 fridges full of Miller Lite. The guys also got Miller Lite cornhole boards. Last year, Miller stacked up coolers full of beer at his teammates' lockers. (FOX 8 Cleveland)

How Carolina is transforming medicine with artificial intelligence

UNC biostatistics professor Michael Kosorok is leading the way in utilizing artificial intelligence to benefit public health. “What I’m interested in is how we can use AI to make good decisions in medicine, so for example, whether to give a patient drug A or drug B,” said Kosorok, who teaches in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. “We’re on the cutting edge of this research.” (UNC.edu)

Dwight Hollier Joins UNC Executive Staff for Student-Athlete Wellness

, a standout UNC and pro linebacker who has continued to make a positive mark on football as Vice President of Wellness and Clinical Services for the NFL, is returning to UNC as Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Health, Well-Being and Program Outreach. Hollier was an All-ACC linebacker, Academic All-ACC student and two-time captain at UNC. (GoHeels.com)

UNC vs. Duke basketball rivalry: Wins, highlights, memorable moments

Tobacco Road nemeses North Carolina and Duke — whose campuses sit just eight miles apart — have been playing each other for almost 100 years Every season, they meet at least twice in what are bound to be some of the best games of the year. Here’s everything you need to know about the rivalry, including stats and highlights from some of the most notable matchups: (NCAA.com)

Coach Papuchis On Recalibrating, UNC's Young Defensive Ends, and Pittsburgh

North Carolina defensive coordinator John Papuchis took time during an unexpected break this past week to recalibrate his defense. With Hurricane Florence shutting down school and forcing the cancellation of the UCF game, Papuchis had time to step outside of the normal routine, using it to his advantage. “The way I looked at it was to make the best of a frustrating situation." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Football Players Donate Per Diem From Canceled Game to Help Hurricane Relief

North Carolina football players donated their per diem from last weekend's canceled game to help with Hurricane Florence relief. The money was used to buy supplies and the team is using its equipment truck to deliver supplies that have been donated. "Our players wanted to do something," said. Other players and staff helped load the truck with donations. (Sports Illustrated)

Colts Will Continue To Tinker With Eric Ebron’s Role

Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich likes what tight end has brought to the table the first two games of the season. He has seven catches for 77 yards and is tied with T.Y. Hilton for the team lead with two touchdown receptions. Even if the Colts didn’t really tinker with Ebron’s role moving forward, his averages through two games would lead to a very solid season. (Indianapolis Colts)

Video: UNC Donates Hurricane Florence Relief Supplies

UNC spent time this week loading up its football equipment truck with donations for Hurricane Florence relief. Head coach and Athletics Director Bubba Cunningham explain why this was such an important effort to undertake. Read More...

Nathan Elliott Addressing Accuracy Concerns

While 's arm strength has been a topic of conversation dating back to last season, it’s his accuracy, or lack thereof, that’s hindered his ability to move North Carolina’s offense through the first two games of 2018. ’s once potent offense has fallen on hard times in recent years, averaging 22.1 points over its last 16 games against FBS competition. (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams Hosts 14th Annual Fastbreak vs. Cancer Breakfast

The 14th annual Fastbreak vs. Cancer Breakfast hosted by is Tuesday, September 25th at the Center. The event has raised more than $2.5 million for the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the nation's leading cancer centers and the only public National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in North Carolina. (GoHeels.com)

Skylar Wine Makes an Impact on her Dream School

It took North Carolina volleyball coach less than one week to go from having never heard of Skylar Wine to making her an integral part of the Tar Heels' program. In the same amount of time, Wine, who played two seasons at the University of Pacific decided to transfer. She went from her home in Arizona to boarding a plane to her new home at UNC in only a matter of days. (GoHeels.com)

Larry Fedora Live: Indoor Practice Facility Update

North Carolina’s new indoor practice facility should be ready for the Tar Heels in the next few weeks. The facility would have been an ideal place for ’s team to take refuge during the rain brought by Hurricane Florence this past week. The original plan was to have the facility ready for training camp, but additional on-site infrastructure work delayed the project. (Inside Carolina)

UNC-Pitt: Matchups to Watch

After an unexpected bye week due to Hurricane Florence, football returns to Chapel Hill this Saturday when North Carolina hosts Pittsburgh for its first home game of the season. The Tar Heels are looking for a fresh start against the Panthers in their ACC opener. Pitt defeated Georgia Tech, 24-19, in its conference opener last week after dropping a rivalry matchup to Penn State. (Inside Carolina)

For 30 years, Stone Center has been bringing people together

When black student activists in the 1970s and 1980s pushed for a place on the Carolina campus to celebrate African and African-American culture, some feared that such a center might separate and divide the campus. But as the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History enters its 30th year, those predictions have been disproved, said director Joseph Jordan. (UNC.edu)
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