Blake Richardson


Studies have shown athletes have a greater risk of developing an eating disorder, but weight cutting heightens this issue in wrestling.

Wrestlers face added pressures to cut weight

NCAA regulations and improving attitudes among coaches have made wrestling safer, but problems persist with cutting weight. Studies have found that male wrestlers have a higher risk of developing eating disorders than other men the same age.

Press Coverage Episode 22: The Return of Justin Jackson

The Daily Tar Heel sports crew holds an emergency podcast to discuss Justin Jackson's decision to return to UNC, Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson's combine numbers and the NBA Draft's affect on the upcoming college basketball season.

DTH Sports Press Coverage Episode 21

New Sports Editor C Jackson Cowart and assistants Blake Richardson and Jeremy Vernon talk about Justin Jackson and Kennedy Meeks, UNC players in the NFL Draft and the North Carolina baseball team's struggles down the stretch.