There was singing, dancing and pizza. There were tributes and awards. There was awkward silence.
Eighteen months ago, the aesthetic revolution began, when North Carolina and Nike met to discuss changes to UNC’s athletic identity.
CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. — Dean Smith was at once everywhere and nowhere.
Legendary North Carolina men’s basketball coach Dean Smith passed away on Saturday night in Chapel Hill, UNC announced this morning. He was 83.
CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. — J.P. Tokoto has a tattoo on the left side of his chest. It reads, “Strength is not measured by a physical capacity; it’s measured by an indomitable will.”
Brice Johnson is sitting. This has not happened in a long time.
At 9 p.m. on Monday, the North Carolina men’s basketball team will hold practice. This was not supposed to happen.
Kennedy Meeks likes to make people laugh, and he likes to smile, and these two things are related, so Kennedy Meeks is happy.
Ryan Switzer is, he’ll tell you, just trying to make something happen.
The No. 6 North Carolina men’s soccer team and Duke played to a scoreless tie Friday night at Fetzer Field — UNC’s fifth conference draw in as many games. The Tar Heels (3-1-5, 0-0-5 ACC) came out aggressively in the first half, creating a number of chances, but their efforts were never rewarded with a goal.
We’re back for another edition of Tracking the Tar Heels. Check out the latest news on UNC athletics: Assistant Sports Editor Brooke Pryor previews tonight’s UNC-Old Dominion field hockey game.
No. 19 North Carolina tied No. 20 Florida 0-0 after 110 minutes of back-and-forth soccer tonight at Fetzer Field. Neither team was able to score in regulation, and though the two 10-minute overtime periods proved more lively, the game ended in a scoreless draw.
The 2011 fall season came to a satisfying end this weekend for the North Carolina rowing team. The Tar Heels finished the fall race circuit at the Head of the Chattahoochee Regatta on Saturday and Sunday in Chattanooga, Tennessee, placing 8th and 12th in the women’s championship 4 and 8 races, respectively.