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Wednesday October 5th

Noah Monroe


Analysis: What might conference realignment mean for UNC's Olympic sports?

The potential for conference realignment, driven by increased financial benefits from football and men's basketball TV contacts, would have significant impacts for Olympic sports and local rivalries. If North Carolina chooses to leave the ACC, the program would likely reap the rewards of larger TV deals, and some players could profit from bigger NIL agreements.  Despite this, it will be the athletes who will have to deal with the potential consequences of what comes with realignment — the positive, the negative and the unknown.

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'Finishing is the top priority': Three takeaways for UNC football from the ACC Kickoff

The 2022 ACC Kickoff took place on Wednesday and Thursday, allowing coaches and players of ACC teams to discuss the upcoming football season. The ACC thus far has been unaffected by conference realignment, but has failed to quiet the rumor mill. ACC Commissioner Jim Phillips started off the ACC Kickoff by combating this speculation. Throughout the ACC Kickoff, numerous coaches voiced their concerns regarding issues with NIL, including improper use of monetary benefits within recruiting.

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