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Carolina Insider Podcast: Alex White, Football Schedule, Basketball Recap

The 2020 UNC Football schedule is out. Jones Angell and Adam Lucas break down the upcoming slate, and UNC Basketball left it all on the court, but came up short against Virginia Tech. Then, former UNC Baseball and Major League pitcher discusses life after baseball, his Tar Heel playing days, the difference between college and pros, and more. (GoHeels.com)

Extra Points: The Legend of Danny Talbott

played three sports on UNC freshman teams in 1963-64 and then gave up basketball because he didn't think he could play professionally. Talbott led the ACC with 1,477 yards of offense and was named ACC player of the year in 1965. Talbott made first-team All-ACC three years running in baseball, and led UNC to the 1966 College World Series. (GoHeels.com)

Danny Talbott: Quintessential Athlete

North Carolina lost a legend Sunday, with the passing of three-sport star . UNC football coach called him “one of the greatest Tar Heels to come through Chapel Hill.” UNC baseball coach described him as "one of the best, if not the best, athletes to ever come through this university." Get to know Talbott and his accomplishments. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Baseball: Complete 2020 projected lineup and preseason grade

The bullpen headlines North Carolina baseball in 2020, forging the Tar Heels a spot in D1Baseball.com's preseason top 25 at No. 23. The Tar Heels return just three proven hitters from last year’s super regional team, so they’ll be counting on a number of former part-time players to take big steps forward and newcomers to hit the ground running. (NCAA.com)

Former UNC football and baseball star Danny Talbott dies at 75

, one of the most revered athletes in UNC history, died Sunday morning at his home in Rocky Mount. He was 75. He was a three-sport athlete at UNC. He played baseball and football there from 1963 to 1967, and basketball for a couple of months on the freshman team. The former quarterback won ACC Player of the Year in football in 1965. (Charlotte Observer)

Miami Marlins release LHP Brian Moran

Left-hander Brian Moran hopes to latch on with another organization after being released by the Miami Marlins Friday. Moran had been designated for assignment Wednesday and was a bright spot for Triple-A New Orleans, pitching 60 innings of 3.15 ERA ball in 2019. The Marlins rewarded him with a September call-up after more than decade in pro baseball. (Fish Stripes)

Ashley High School Retires Former UNC Pitcher Trevor Kelley's Number

Ashley High School in Wilmington made a special presentation Tuesday, retiring the number of former Screaming Eagle baseball standout . Kelley graduated from Ashley in 2012, followed by a stellar career at the University of North Carolina, and is now a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, he was a Triple-A All-Star last season for the Red Sox. (WWAYTV3.com)

UNC Baseball Ranked No. 23 in D1Baseball Preseason Top 25

D1Baseball.com released its Preseason Top 25 rankings Monday, and North Carolina Baseball checks in at No. 23 heading into the 2020 season. This year’s team will be led by a plethora of talented pitchers and sophomore designated hitter Aaron Sabato, who set a UNC freshman record last year with 18 home runs. The ACC has eight teams in the poll. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Baseball: The Road to Omaha

Opening day for college baseball is on Valentine’s Day this season, and it’s crazy to think we’re only about a month away from baseball being back. Last year, Carolina won the ACC Championship, and was one game away from a trip back to the College World Series. This season, the Tar Heels may have an even better shot at making it to Omaha than last year. (Tar Heel Blog)

New York Yankees sign veteran catcher Chris Iannetta to minor-league contract

Seeking veteran catching depth, the New York Yankees have signed Chris Iannetta to a one-year minor league contract. A career .230 hitter with a .751 OPS over 14 seasons with the Rockies, Angels, Diamondbacks, and Mariners, Iannetta, 36, was designated for assignment by the Rockies last August, ending his second tour with the club that drafted him. (NorthJersey.com)
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