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Josh Downs sets UNC record for most receiving yards in a season

Against NC State on Friday, North Carolina receiver Josh Downs passed Hakeem Nicks to set the Tar Heels' single-season record for most receiving yards as he eclipsed Nicks' record of 1,222 from 2008. Downs becomes the sixth player to record 1,000 receiving yards in a season, joining Nicks, Ryan Switzer, , , and . (Keeping It Heel)

Video: The Day After Podcast - Microcosmic Meltdown In Raleigh

UNC Football found a new way to suffer disappointment on Friday. The Tar Heels lost to NC State in a seemingly impossible way and, in the process, finish the regular season with a disappointing 6-6 record. Buck Sanders, Jason Staples, and Tommy Ashley of Inside Carolina attempt to make sense of it all. (View Video)

Quick Hitters: North Carolina vs. NC State

became UNC's all-time leader in single-season receiving yards, passing , who had 1,222 yards in 2008. Downs is up to 98 receptions for 1,273 receiving yards with a bowl game left to play. ’s touchdown pass gives him 91 for his career and moves him into third place on the ACC all-time passing touchdown list. (All Tar Heels)

Tar Heels in NBA: Coby White scores 20 in Bulls' rout; Justin Jackson scores 22 in G League

finished with a season-high 20 points for Chicago in a 123-88 rout of the Orlando Magic. In the G League, collected 22 points and seven rebounds in the Texas Legends’ 115-110 home loss to Greensboro in his first game back after becoming a dad. scored 10 points in Phoenix's win over the New York Knicks. (Tar Heel Tribune)

UNC Volleyball Beats Duke In Five-Set Thriller

The North Carolina volleyball team ended the regular season with a five-set victory on the road at Duke on Friday night in Cameron Indoor Stadium, finishing the season with a 3-0 record over the Blue Devils. Freshman Mabrey Shaffmaster had a career night with 27 kills on .375 hitting, the fifth match of the season where she has tallied 20 or more kills. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina eviscerated for last-minute collapse vs. NC State

With 2:12 remaining on the clock, North Carolina kicked a field goal to take a nine-point lead over NC State. By the time the game was over, the Wolfpack had stormed back to defeat the Tar Heels, 34-30. It was a monumental collapse by the Tar Heels. Following the meltdown, the college football media eviscerated the Tar Heels and coach . (247 Sports)

UNC's Special Teams Decline Crucial In Tar Heels Loss To Wolfpack

North Carolina had two punts blocked, allowed a long kickoff return, and failed to secure an onside kick in a crucial moment in the Tar Heels’ 34-30 loss at No. 20 NC State. Fingers can point in a lot of directions for why UNC fell to its rivals, but it is difficult to begin anywhere other than special teams. And the affliction essentially bookended the game. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: Mack Brown Post-NC State Press Conference

North Carolina head football coach speaks with the media following the Tar Heels improbable collapse against NC State in the final two minutes that resulted in a 34-30 loss to the Wolfpack on Friday night at Carter-Finely Stadium in Raleigh. (View Video)

Box Score: NC State 34, North Carolina 30

View the complete box score from the North Carolina Tar Heels' 34-30 loss to the No. 24 North Carolina State Wolfpack on Friday night at Carter-Finley Stadium. (View Box Score)

Video: Sam Howell, Jeremiah Gemmel Post-NC State Locker Room Interviews

UNC saw a nine-point lead with 2:12 remaining disintegrate into a 34-30 loss at NC State on Friday. The Tar Heels led 30-21 with 2:12 to play, but the Wolfpack scored touchdowns on passes of 64 and 24 yards, one after getting an onside kick, and the latter aided by three UNC penalties. Here is what and said afterward. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC blows lead in the last two minutes, falls at NC State

North Carolina blew a nine-point lead in the last two minutes, and a chance to ruin N.C. State’s ACC title chances. After they had gone the first 58 minutes with only three penalties, three damaging Tar Heels penalties fueled State’s efforts as the Pack took a 34-30 victory Friday at a packed Carter-Finley Stadium to end a two-game skid against UNC. (Tar Heel Tribune)

From comeback to epic collapse: UNC football takeaways on shocking loss to rival NC State

NC State started fast and ended fast Friday, and in between North Carolina went from delivering a comeback victory to suffering an epic collapse. Add another surreal chapter to this rivalry that rarely disappoints. The Wolfpack stormed back from the brink of defeat with two Emeka Emezie touchdown catches in the final 95 seconds to stun the Tar Heels 34-30 (MSN.com)

No. 24 NC State stuns UNC 34-30 with 2 TDs in 26 seconds

Devin Leary threw two touchdown passes in a 26-second span, with No. 24 North Carolina State recovering an onside kick in between, to stun North Carolina 34-30 on Friday night and remain alive in the ACC Atlantic Division title chase. The Wolfpack would reach the title game if No. 21 Wake Forest loses at Boston College on Saturday afternoon. (Associated Press)

UNC Football Collapses in Raleigh

The way the Tar Heels battled back from a 14-0 deficit had sportswriters in the press box penning stories about a positive conclusion to a disappointing football season. Instead, the storyline shifts to a season that went wrong nearly every way possible, culminating with a collapse in the final two minutes that ranks atop a rivalry that extends 111 games. (Inside Carolina)

5 Things to know about new Phillies pitcher Kent Emanuel

One of Philadelphia's first roster moves was to acquire from the Houston Astros. The Phillies claimed the 29-year-old off waivers and added him to the 40-man roster. Before UCL surgery ended his debut season, Emanuel had a 2.55 ERA over 10 appearances for the Astros. Here are 5 things to know about the newest pitcher in red pinstripes. (That Ball's Outta Here)
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