The NCAA announced on Wednesday that college basketball would start on Nov. 25, with a reduced number of games for the upcoming season.
UNC-Charlotte has canceled its upcoming football game against UNC-Chapel Hill due to several team members being placed in quarantine.
There's plenty of things the Tar Heels could improve on before their game on Saturday against UNC-Charlotte: catching punts cleanly, cutting down on the penalties, finding better success on deep throws. But at the end of the day, UNC still achieved a 31-6 blowout win.
Brian said he didn't believe football was going to be played until he saw them take the first snap. With the first football game less than two days away, he's still not sure what the future is going to bring.
The Atlantic Coast Conference’s Committee for Racial and Social Justice announced three new initiatives on Thursday, Sept. 3. It now requires that all ACC athletes and staff undergo diversity and inclusion training, and it introduced a "Unity Symbol" and a "Unity Statement."
The biggest question sports desk is facing this year is finding things to write about when sports aren't happening. The answer is looking at the real-world effects losing sports in Chapel Hill is going to create for everything else.
"After consulting with our health experts and University leadership, we are taking this action to protect our students, coaches and staff,'' Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham said in a statement.
In the lead-up to the fall football season, locally elected officials have voiced concerns about the potential public health risk of hosting large events.
Despite the announcement that UNC-Chapel Hill would be transitioning to all online classes, the UNC Athletics Department announced its intention to continue the fall athletics season, including football, as had been previously planned.
"In 20 or 30 years when people ask what was happening during the pandemic, they'll be able to look back at the DTH and see how we, as a sports desk, tackled our jobs when it seemed like the reason for our jobs might disappear."
Members of the UNC football team in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol
Mack Brown, the head coach of the football team, sat down with The Daily Tar Heel to talk about the upcoming season.
Julia Pulawski gives a statement outside the Orange County Courthouse before her appeals hearing on Monday morning.