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Hark the Pod Episode 3: Sam Howell signs NIL deal with Super Glow Trading Card Co.

Welcome to the third episode of "Hark the Pod," the Daily Tar Heel's new sports podcast, bringing you in-depth news and analysis about UNC sports.  In this episode, Assistant Sports Editor Hunter Nelson talks with sports writer Rithvik Chelasani about the NCAA's new NIL rules and Sam Howell's deal with Super Glow Trading Card Company. 

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Hark the Pod Episode 3: Sam Howell signs NIL deal with Super Glow Trading Card Co.

Welcome to the third episode of "Hark the Pod," the Daily Tar Heel's new sports podcast, bringing you in-depth news and analysis about UNC sports.  In this episode, Assistant Sports Editor Hunter Nelson talks with sports writer Rithvik Chelasani about the NCAA's new NIL rules and Sam Howell's deal with Super Glow Trading Card Company. 

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DTH Photo Illustration. A vendor sells two alcoholic beverages to a customer during a UNC football game at Kenan Stadium on Sept. 18, 2021. 

New state law modifies NC alcohol laws, ABC store policies

House Bill 890 allows online orders at ABC stores and the purchase of a second alcoholic beverage at college sporting events.  It also makes revisions to winery and distillery laws, allows ABC stores to sell refrigerated beverages and no longer requires the town of Cary to issue its own liquor licenses. The bill also establishes the North Carolina Spirituous Liquor Advisory Council. The council will be in charge of helping grow and develop the liquor industry in the state.

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UNC junior defensive back Giovanni Biggers (27) and first year linebacker Power Echols (23) tackle a Georgia State player at the game on Sept. 11 at Kenan Stadium. UNC won 59-17.

No. 24 UNC football shows defensive improvements in 59-17 win over Georgia State

Since halftime of their season-opening loss against Virginia Tech, the Tar Heels have only given up 20 points and two touchdowns. Young players stood out Saturday. First-year linebacker Power Echols got the first interception of his career early in the fourth quarter and sophomore defensive lineman Myles Murphy got a sack and forced two tackles for loss. Fellow sophomores Desmond Evans and Ja'Qurious Conley also added tackles for losses. The Tar Heels play next against Virginia, a tough matchup that looms on Sept. 18. 

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