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UNC Football: Sam Howell will begin practicing with the first team, per Mack Brown

We are one big step closer to knowing what UNC will look like when they take the field against South Carolina in under two weeks. After an entire offseason of evaluation, Mack Brown and his staff have finally found...

UNC soccer finally returns home

Home games for UNC soccer have been a bit of a headache the last couple of years, as Fetzer Field on the UNC campus was undergoing a drawn-out renovation that, predictably, made it impossible to play on. Both the...

Tar Heel Firsts: UNC’s first ACC Tournament title

The Atlantic Coast Conference was founded in 1953, with competition kicking off later that year. The first ACC Basketball Tournament was held from March 4-6, 1954 in Raleigh, with hosts NC State coming out on top. While State under Everett...

UNC Basketball: Carolina and Duke form unlikely alliance in 2019 Hoop-A-Thon fundraiser

On August 24th and 25th, both the UNC Tar Heels and Duke Blue Devils will be hosting what is now the third annual Hoop-A-Thon fundraiser. The Carolina side will be commanded by former All-American forward Brice Johnson and will...

UNC’s NFL Alumni’s fantasy football value, ranked

Football season is fast coming upon us, and with it comes all its necessary elements: Cheap domestic beers, halftime pizza orders, entire Sundays spent hollering at the screen, and of course: Fantasy Football Drafts. Some amongst us have already...

Mack Brown takes on a 2nd rebuilding job at North Carolina

Mack Brown knows one of his first tasks is getting North Carolina to play with confidence again. The College Football Hall of Fame member is back in a second stint leading the Tar Heels, this time trying to turn around...

UNC Basketball Summer Preview: Anthony Harris

After a week hiatus, we’re back to continue our summer preview series for UNC basketball. Before I was stricken with a broken collarbone in a bicycle accident (thus the minor break in service), Leaky Black was our last subject....

The Debate: What potential Tar Heel win would be the most exciting in 2019-20?

This has been a fun summer as a Tar Heel fan. There is a renewed level of excitement surrounding the football program. Mack Brown’s arrival has led a recruiting resurgence that has the future looking bright on...

Recapping UNC’s first preseason scrimmage

Until now, reports from UNC’s training camp through the first week have been fairly hard to come by. We got a little bit from after the first day, and then near radio silence until the week was over, culminating...

UNC Recruiting: 2020 Five-star recruit Ziaire Williams announces his top seven

As many fans that follow recruiting know by now, a number of the 2020 basketball prospects have released a number of their top school lists recently. The Tar Heels have shown up on a fair amount of them, and...

UNC Soccer: Both squads land in preseason Top 10s

The North Carolina Tar Heels have lofty expectations in 2019 on the pitch. For the women, the Tar Heels were ranked second in the United Soccer Coaches preseason top 25. They are behind Florida State in the national rankings. However,...

The 25 Greatest Games in UNC Basketball History: #1 – The 1957 National Championship...

Since the inception of the program in 1910, the North Carolina Tar Heels Men’s Basketball Team has played 3,060 games. Should they play another 3,060, they will still never surpass the one played on March 23rd, 1957. That night...

Tar Heel Firsts: UNC’s first Final Four

After making their first ever NCAA Tournament in 1941, it took North Carolina a couple years to make it back. Bill Lange led them to that first tournament, and had a couple solid year in charge. However in 1944,...

Tar Heel Firsts: UNC’s first NCAA Tournament

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament did not come into existence until 1939. The NIT had begun the year prior, and Ohio State coach Harold Olsen wanted the NCAA to get in on the action. The National Association of Basketball...

Don’t Punt to Gio Ep. 11: It Just Means More (SEC Preview)

Host Chad Floyd (@Chad_Floyd) is back with Jacob Cowden (@jacobcowden28) to preview the 2019 SEC football season! A little housekeeping: we are still working to retrieve the audio file for last week’s (obviously unpublished) Big Ten preview, so, for...

UNC Football 2019 Position Preview: Offensive Line

North Carolina’s offensive line was one of the lone bright spots in a football season to forget last year. The Tar Heels were effective in opening up lanes in the run game and only allowed 10 sacks on...

Vince Carter to Play Final NBA Season

Vince Carter, North Carolina Tar Heels alum, is set to play his final season in the NBA this year with the Atlanta Hawks, as first reported by ESPN. The 2019-20 season will be Carter’s 22nd in the league, an...

UNC Football: The best-case/worst-case scenarios for the 2019 season

It goes without saying that the University of North Carolina’s football program hit their floor last year with all of the speed and impact of a runaway freight train. Following a year of more injuries than one should reasonably...

UNC Recruiting: More lists!

Don’t say I didn’t warn you that this update was going to be pretty listy. The list-releasing has not slowed down since it started in last week’s recruiting recap, especially in basketball. What can I say? School’s about to...

Carolina Football: South Carolina opponent preview

With training camp in full swing, now is as good a time as any to start looking ahead to the 2019 Carolina football schedule. In years past, I’ve done posts of about 1,500 words on each opponent— and that...

The Debate: Kenan Stadium’s capacity

About a year ago, significant seating renovations were completed at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Gone were the bleachers that had existed throughout much of the stadium. In their place, individual seats, with backs and everything were installed. ...