General Athletics

Weekend Watch: June 28-30

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Here's a quick whip-around the news in Carolina athletics. The Los Angeles Clippers made Reggie Bullock the 25th pick in last night's NBA Draft. New Clippers coach Doc Rivers said the team needs more shooting, and that's why they chose Bullock.  The Kinston Free Press was there at the Woodmen Community Center when Bullock got the news. Could Rasheed Wallace be an assistant coach in Detroit? After spending some time in AAA Tacoma, Dustin Ackley is back with the Mariners - this time in the outfield. Cody Stubbs signed with the Kansas City Royals, but before reporting to Idaho …

Weekend Watch: June 14-16

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The Diamond Heels are on the ground in Omaha and ready to compete in their sixth College World Series in the last eight years. Before I take to the air myself, I wanted to share some links with you ahead of the weekend. Here's what you should know: Carolina takes on North Carolina State at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday on ESPN2. Here's your tournament bracket. The Tar Heels' next game will come Tuesday, either at 3 p.m. or 8 p.m., depending on what happens Sunday. Of course, all games will be broadcast on the Tar Heel Sports Network as well. Listen live on GoHeels.com or Chapelboro.com. The Ta…

Tar Heels Today: Vol. 5, Issue 20

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Carolina captured an important road win at Florida State on Saturday, and this week's issue of Tar Heels Today has an Adam Lucas column looking at some of the victory's most underappreciated big plays. Plus, some interesting statistical comparisons for P.J. Hairston, a player profile on Latifah Coleman and a look into Men's Diving.  To read more, visit Tar Heels Today. 

First Person: An all-around athletic program

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            It’s no shock that Carolina is known the world over for its successes in the classroom, in worldly innovation and on the athletic fields. It’s also a known fact that the beauty of the Chapel Hill campus, the majesty of the buildings and the legacy of the stadiums. It’s even acknowledged the caliber of people involved to make all these things possible, but it may not always be appreciated. Though not uncommon for the athletic department to host five or more events in a single weekend or day, this past …