North Carolina’s football program had become so dependent on Deborah Crowder, the former manager of UNC’s African and Afro-American Studies department, and her use of irregular classes to keep a stream of players academically eligible over 18 years...
It wasn’t independent investigator Kenneth Wainstein’s presentation of the breadth and depth of North Carolina’s phony classes that really hit home Wednesday, impressive and staggering as it was. It was chancellor Carol Folt’s apology afterward, ...
The latest investigation into a long-running academic scandal laid bare the stresses of trying to compete in revenue-producing sports while maintaining the academic standards of the nations oldest public university, which has for decades taken pride...
By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.
John Walden scored two goals Wednesday night to lead Chapel Hill to a 4-1 defeat of Cardinal Gibbons, securing for the Tigers their second consecutive Big Eight Conference Championship.
Last March, in the aftermath of the Blue Devils’ season-ending loss to Mercer, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski declared he would evaluate the way he teaches defense. The result: keep it simple(r).
It’s rare that North Carolina can consider itself the underdog in women’s soccer. Yet that’s the situation for the fifth-ranked Tar Heels (10-2-1, 7-0 ACC) when they host second-ranked Florida State (14-1, 7-0) at 7 pm Thursdayat...
The latest investigation into a long-running academic scandal laid bare the stresses of trying to compete in revenue-producing sports while maintaining the academic standards of the nation’s oldest public university, which has for decades ...
At 3-3-1 and with the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks coming to town, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said his team can’t afford to press.
The Canes on Wednesday recalled forward Brody Sutter from the Charlotte Checkers (AHL). The team also announced center Eric Staal has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11.
In what it said was a move to get a head start on the 2015 season, Stewart-Haas Racing officials confirmed Wednesday the road crews and crew chiefs on their No. 10 and 41 Sprint Cup teams will swap before next weekend’s race at Texas.