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A Championship Legacy For UNC Women's Athletics

Of UNC's 52 team national championships, 37 have been won by the women's programs. Female student-athletes have also won 31 of the Tar Heels' 57 individual national titles. Ask any of the head coaches of those programs what it takes to build such a tradition and they'll say hardworking student-athletes with great character. But there are other factors, too. (

How to watch UNC classic sports on ACC Network this week

In a time with no live sports for the foreseeable future, a lot of networks are re-airing old games. The ACC Network is no exception. This week, the focus is on Olympic sports and original programming with a healthy dose of men's and women's basketball. Stay safe, stay at home, and enjoy a wide variety of North Carolina sports this week. (Tar Heel Blog)

Four record-breaking decades with Kristine Lilly

is a living legend. Not only is she the most capped international player of all time, male or female (354), but ten years ago she became the first person in international football history to represent her country in four different decades. We caught up with Lilly to look at each of those four decades to see which memories stood out most. (

Who U.S. Soccer President Cindy Parlow Cone Is, From the Ex-Teammates Who Know Her Best

“Cindy was always incredibly, painfully honest with you,” said. “She didn’t sugarcoat stuff, especially when you needed to hear it. And I appreciated that. It was always from the perspective that she cared and wanted to make me better. That made us closer and made me trust her even more, because she wasn’t going to tell me what I wanted to hear.” (Sports Illustrated)

Chansky’s Notebook: Power Figure

wasn’t looking for the job, but watch out now that she has it. One of the most decorated North Carolina women soccer players had such a successful career after she left Chapel Hill that when Carlos Cordeiro was forced out as President of the U.S. Soccer Federation, Parlow was the obvious choice to step in as the first woman CEO of soccer. (

Video: Tar Heel Talk - Coaches Corner

23 National Championships, 37 Conference Championships, 2 Hall of Famers, and 1 Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year all at one table. And the topic discussed by , , , and Bubba Cunningham? Character. Read More...

Kealia Ohai, J.J. Watt donate $350,000 to Houston Food Bank

Sports power couple , soccer player for the Chicago Red Stars, and J.J. Watt, defensive end for the Houston Texans, donated $350,000 to the Houston Food Bank, ESPN analyst Adam Schefter said Sunday. The couple’s donation amounts to over one million meals, which will benefit those in need in the Houston area "during this unprecedented time." (Click2Houston)

A woman unfamiliar with defeat as a player or coach takes reins of troubled U.S. Soccer

As a player, Cone was, in the blunt words of , “an extraordinary warrior in the most aggressive definition of the term” in winning three NCAA titles, two Olympic gold medals, and a World Cup. As a part-time assistant coach, she played a key role in an NCAA championship. And as a pro head coach, she won a title her first season. (Washington Post)

Crystal Dunn honored prior to USWNT win for reaching 100 international game appearances

It’s not every day a player reaches 100 caps. So, Sunday was special for in several ways. Several minutes before kickoff, U.S. Soccer honored the Rockville Centre, N.Y. native for reaching the 100-cap mark with a special ceremony. With her husband and parents on the field, the federation gave the 27-year-old a special framed shirt with the number 100 on it. (Front Row Soccer)

Cindy Parlow Cone Takes Over As U.S. Soccer President

Carlos Cordeiro has announced his resignation as U.S. Soccer President, effective immediately. Cone, U.S. Soccer's current Vice President and a 1999 University of North Carolina graduate, will serve as the President of U.S. Soccer until the next Annual General Meeting. Parlow Cone, 41, becomes the first female President of U.S. Soccer. (
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