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NFL player autopsy shines light on CTE

The release of the autopsy results for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has renewed questions about CTE-related deaths and safety in football — leading to research on the disease and changes in the sport.


Press Coverage for September 22

In this episode of "Press Coverage" Chris Hilburn-Trenkle interviews UNC women's soccer player Frances Reuland about her journey to North Carolina, Sam Jarden analyzes this week's UNC vs. Duke football matchup and discusses other storylines circling UNC athletics.


North Carolina tight end Carl Tucker (86) makes a catch during Saturday's game against Old Dominion in Norfolk, Va.

Stats to know after UNC's football first win

A trip to Norfolk, Va., turned out to be a fruitful one for the North Carolina football team. Behind a dominant rushing attack, the Tar Heels (1-2) came away with a 53-23 win over Old Dominion. Here are a few more game-specific and season-long stats you may have missed from UNC’s first win: