Academic fraud at North Carolina

The debacle in North Carolina poses a real problem for the NCAA. The North Carolina basketball program is one of the premier brands in college basketball, but the NCAA makes billions with the NCAA Tournament. The NCAA slammed Ohio State and USC over tattoos and improper benefits, but here we have a situation where football players, basketball players and other athletes were funneled...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

UNC Academic Fraud Investigation

Independent investigations have concluded that the University of North Carolina has been found to be committing Academic Fraud. Professors setting up classes that were easy to pass for their athletes. It was reported that over 1,500 students of the over 3,000 enrolled were attending these "sham classes" for over 18 years (1993-2011)."Like everyone who reads it, I was...
Via Route4Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How the academic scandal worked at UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) The academic scandal at the University of North Carolina unfolded over nearly two decades and involved about 3,100 students, nearly half of them athletes, according to a report released Wednesday by former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein. Here are details about the fake classes that students didn't have to show up for, according to the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Easiest Classes for North Carolina Athletes

Term Paper Writing 405 Requirements: Students must write the word “term” on a piece of paper and give it to their professor by the end of the semester. Sham Class Design 110 Requirements: Students take 10 minutes to design a sham college-level class that would allow student-athletes to receive three easy credits. Light Blue and Argyle In Society 310 Requirements: Students...
Via Sports Pickle
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Results Of Probe Into North Carolina Shows Number Of Athletes Took Controversial ‘Paper Classes’

The results of the probe into the University of North Carolina academics were announced today, and it did not do the school’s athletic department any favors. The probe revealed that 3,100 students out of a total 97,600 that were enrolled at UNC from 1993 to 2011 took the school’s controversial “paper classes,” with nearly half of those students being athletes, namely football...
Via College Spun
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Roy Williams calls Allen Fieldhouse greatest home-court advantage in college basketball

Roy Williams is back in Lawrence this week. Williams, who coached 15 years at the University of Kansas from 1988 to 2003, will be back in Allen Fieldhouse on Monday night for the 60 year anniversary celebration of Allen Fieldhouse. Williams met with the media today and gave a quote that KU fans will surely enjoy and will enrage the fan base of his current rival, Duke. “I’ve said...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams coming up big, has UNC's offense rolling

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Marquise Williams suddenly has North Carolina's quarterback job to himself. And the Tar Heels' offense is rolling. After spending the first month rotating with backup Mitch Trubisky, Williams has led UNC from start-to-finish in the past two games. With Williams putting up big numbers, the Tar Heels are consistently finishing drives in the end zone...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UNC’s Larry Fedora Gives Inspiring Post-Game Speech, Tar Heels Celebrate Win Over Georgia Tech

UNC, one of the preseason favorites to win the ACC Coastal Division, had another very slow start to its season, but if its upset of Georgia Tech is any indication, the Tar Heels may still have time to rebound and get into the race. UNC, which entered the game 2-4, knocked off the then 5-1 Yellow Jackets at home 48-43, the program’s first win since a September 6 game against San...
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North Carolina edges Georgia Tech 48-43

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) T.J. Logan scored on a 2-yard run with 11 seconds left to help North Carolina rally past Georgia Tech 48-43 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game losing streak. Logan's late score capped a 75-yard scoring drive in the final 3 minutes of a wild game, which saw the Tar Heels (3-4, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) blow an 11-point fourth-quarter lead only...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at North Carolina Tar Heels: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Saturday evening the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will travel to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels in a match-up of two ACC schools. Now unranked, Georgia Tech (5-1) saw their perfect record go away a week ago with a loss to Duke. North Carolina (2-4) is still seeking its first ACC win of the season. Coverage of the gme between Georgia Tech and North Carolina will...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The North Carolina Hangover

Notre Dame’s 50-43 victory over North Carolina was like nothing we have seen before from this Irish team. A fully full on shootout- and in Notre Dame Stadium no less. North Carolina is not a good football team, yet Brian Kelly had warned everyone that the Tar Heels had some athletes and this would be exciting. I’m not sure anyone really took that to heart until Saturday afternoon...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Marching Tar Heels Set To Perform National Anthem at Martinsville

From presidential inaugurations to Final Fours, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Marching Tar Heels have performed nearly everywhere; everywhere except Martinsville Speedway. That is, until now. Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell announced The Marching Tar Heels will perform the National Anthem as part of the prerace ceremonies for the Goody’s® Headache...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels at Notre Dame Fighting Irish Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. North Carolina Tar Heels: Betting odds, spread and tv info

On Saturday No. 6 Notre Dame will be at home for the fourth time looking to move to 6-0 when they host North Carolina. The Tar Heels are 2-3 on the season and are looking to get back to .500 but the Fighting Irish are not about to let that happen after they vaulted up the charts last week. Coverage of the game between Notre Dame and North Carolina will air on NBC beginning at 3:30...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Anti-Preview: Notre Dame VS North Carolina

What a wild week this was. I won’t get into all the particulars, but I should either be dead, in jail, or dead in jail. But hey… that’s how the college football season rolls. Notre Dame survived on a day that was designed for death. Even though the Irish outplayed Stanford for the entire game, there was a moment where the Irish almost had their throats cut. Notre Dame survived...
Via Subway Domer
14 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: North Carolina Tar Heels Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
Via Athlon Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina-Notre Dame Capsule

NORTH CAROLINA (2-3) at No. 6 NOTRE DAME (5-0), 3:30 p.m. EDT (NBC) Line: Notre Dame by 16.5 Series Record: Notre Dame leads 16-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE The Fighting Irish are hoping to qualify for a berth in the four-team playoff and can't afford a loss to a struggling team. The Tar Heels are looking to end a three-game losing streak and win for the first time in 12 tries at Notre...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s Marcus Paige Says Final Four is Realistic

Every team around this time of year is optimistic about their chances. Media day has come and gone, practices have started. The North Carolina Tar Heels are looking to bounce back from consecutive first weekend exits in March. Star point guard Marcus Paige has lofty expectations.  “Obviously it hasn’t come from the coaches like sitting down in a meeting, like we have to go to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Kennedy Meeks Sings Whitney Houston at Late Night (Video)

<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-250344" src="" alt="North Carolina "Late Night With Roy"" width="594" height="396" /> The North Carolina Tar Heels held their annual ‘Late night with Roy’, which gives...
Via BlackSportsOnline
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson has good preseason start at North Carolina's 'Late Night'

  If Justin Jackson and North Carolina's other freshmen can consistently produce, the Tar Heels will have plenty of depth behind returning all-conference guard Marcus Paige. Jackson scored 17 points in UNC's intrasquad public scrimmage to kick off preseason practices Friday night. The 6-foot-8 forward and McDonald's All-American showed off an all-around game in the 20...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Unveils Camo Helmet For Military Appreciation Day, Paints Field

The North Carolina Tar Heels unveiled a newly painted field and a camo logo for their helmet for their Military Appreciation Day coming up on Saturday against Virginia Tech. The field looks great and the helmet is a pretty slick look. [@PhilHecken] [@PhilHecken] The post UNC Unveils Camo Helmet For Military Appreciation Day, Paints Field appeared first on Diehardsport.
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina’s Field Looks Awesome For Military Appreciation Day

It’s Military Appreciation Day for the North Carolina football program Saturday.  That means the Tar Heels will be wearing special camouflage helmets for their contest against Virginia Tech. It also means the field at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina has a red, white and blue theme. Check it out:  Field painted up for Military Appreciation Day in Kenan. #GoHeelsGoAmerica...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina’s Wearing A Camouflage-Themed Helmet Against VT For Military Appreciation Day

The North Carolina football team is in need of a win, desperately. So too, though, is Virginia Tech.  The two ACC programs will meet on the field this Saturday in Chapel Hill. North Carolina, 2-2, is coming off back-to-back losses to East Carolina and Clemson. Virginia Tech, 3-2, defeated Western Michigan last Saturday following two consecutive losses to Georgia Tech and ECU. ...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Clemson Tigers look to get back to .500 as they host the North Carolina Tar Heels. It has been a rough start to the season for a Clemson team which had high hopes. Coverage of the game between Clemson and North Carolina will air on ESPNU beginning at 7:00 pm ET at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, SC. The Odds: Clemson is a 14.5 point favorite against North Carolina. The...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Meet UNC’s Morale Supervisor Caleb Pressley

Every college football program’s staff is different from the next. I am not sure how many schools have a Supervisor of Morale on their staff, but North Carolina does. His name is Caleb Pressley. He is going to be featured in a segment on ESPNU’s College Football Daily on Thursday. Here is a quick teaser…
Via The Student Section
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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