Mack Brown speaks to the press on the field of Kenan Stadium following a conference regarding the upcoming football season.

Let's play the overreaction game after UNC football's week one win

Here's what we might (read: might) have learned from North Carolina's season-opening 24-20 win against South Carolina on Saturday, and what it could (read: could) mean for the rest of the 2019 campaign.


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Red wolves are one of the world's most endangered species. Photo courtesy of B. Bartel, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Trump administration revisions to Endangered Species Act threaten N.C. species

The Endangered Species Act, enacted in 1973, has saved 99 percent of species from extinction. But rollbacks from the Trump Administration are being criticized by environmental activists for potentially weakening some of these effects. The administration has removed protections for threatened species, which could pose a risk for some of North Carolina's 61 federally endangered and threatened species as they lose designated resources. “Right as that species is starting to recover, as soon you can get it from endangered to threatened, you remove all the protections and mostly what you will see is that species is going to end up right back in that endangered bucket because it lost all of its protections."