1. North Carolina Tar Heels' Four Keys to Victory in 2009

    With a successful 2008 season now in the past, North Carolina turns to 2009, hoping to continue down the winning road that head coach Butch Davis is leading them on...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 5 years ago 471 reads 2 comments

  2. Tate the Great: Brandon Tate Leads North Carolina Charge

    Brandon Tate started the year labeled as a "return man," but UNC opponents are quickly finding out that he's more than just a handy special teams player...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 1,032 reads 0 comments

  3. ACC Power Rankings: Week 1

    After this week we should probably drop the "power" from power rankings because the ACC looked about as good as Amy Winehouse after a crack binge...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 913 reads 3 comments

  4. Kentucky to open the NCAA BB season with top dog

    If Kentucky fans thought they were getting a break for the opening of the 2008 basketball season they thought wrong. The Wildcats will open with preseason favorite North Carolina in Chapel Hill ...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 828 reads 3 comments

  5. UNC Football Finalizes 2008 Recruiting with Solid Prospects

    With the Dwight Jones situation finally solved, the North Carolina Tar Heels have finally set their 2008 recruiting class...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 1,584 reads 1 comments

  6. UNC Football Position Preview: The Specialists

    The special team area is an aspect of the game the Tar Heels have not had to worry about for the last four years since star place kicker Connor Barth took the field...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 466 reads 0 comments

  7. UNC Football Position Preview: The Secondary

    Besides the defensive tackles, the UNC secondary is probably the strongest area of the Tar Heel defense. The Heels return all four starters, an area where experience was lacking last year...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 915 reads 4 comments

  8. John Wall: What's Wrong With NCAA Recruiting

    If you haven't heard of John Wall by now you're either:A) Not a college basketball fan orB) Need to get your head from under the rock The top point guard and number one rated recruit for the ...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 16,636 reads 45 comments

  9. UNC Football Position Preview: The Linebackers

    Last year was a desperate time for linebackers at North Carolina, as the unit has lacked talent and depth as of late...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 1,354 reads 0 comments

  10. ACC Football 2008: The 25 Most Important OOC Games

    With the expansion of the ACC, football was supposed to explode all across the eastern seaboard. Miami, Boston College, and Virginia Tech were going to bring prestige and power to the ACC and knock down basketball as the king of the conference...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 1,206 reads 10 comments

  11. UNC Football Position Preview: Defensive Linemen

    As we move from the offensive to defensive side of the ball, we first check in with the defensive line. Carolina loses two NFL draft picks from their starting line in first-rounder Kentwan Balmer ...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 1,404 reads 5 comments

  12. UNC Football Position Preview: Receivers and Tight Ends

    Besides Clemson, the UNC receiving core is probably the top group in the conference. With Greg Little at running back this season, junior wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, senior wide receiver ...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 1,090 reads 7 comments

  13. ACC Football: Preseason All-ACC Team and Preseason ACC Player of the Year

    On Wednesday, the ACC Announced their Preseason All-ACC Team and their Preseason Player of the Year. Clemson quarterback Cullen Harper received the honor of ACC Preseason Player of the Year by taking 34 of the 64 votes...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 171 reads 0 comments

  14. Open Mic: How Michael Strahan Showed How Smart He Really Is

    The question is always asked of our favorite players, when is it time to hang the old pair of cleats up? Well Strahan, like many before him, found out the best answer to that question; you go out on top...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 416 reads 0 comments

  15. UNC Football Position Preview: The Big Guys Up Front

    As my position preview of the 2008 Tar Heels continues we get to the positions that many casual fans overlook, the offensive line...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 1,239 reads 0 comments

  16. UNC Football Position Preview: Finally Another 1,000-Yard Rusher?

    A little known fact about North Carolina was that before USC took over the moniker, the Tar Heels were known as Tailback U...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 1,495 reads 2 comments

  17. UNC Football Position Preview: Quarterbacks Key to Success in 2008

    After a 4-8 campaign in 2007, the Tar Heels look to turn the corner toward the success they've been searching for so many years now...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 1,007 reads 2 comments

  18. My Favorite Carolina Memory

    When peopled asked me what my favorite Carolina Basketball memory was I always reverted back to a Duke/UNC games in 2003...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 455 reads 1 comments

  19. Charlotte Bobcats: Now I Know Why They Lose

    This is an open letter to the Charlotte Bobcats, because their recent picks in the 2008 NBA draft have made me rethink why I even try to pull for this team...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 807 reads 1 comments

  20. Brandon Jennings: Top Prospect Eyes the European Side of Life

    A few weeks ago I wrote a story about how the number-one ranked point guard for next season, Brandon Jennings, was still ineligible to play at Arizona...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 6 years ago 890 reads 10 comments

  21. Open Mic: No Soccer, No Problem

    With the 2008 Euro tournament and USA friendlies all being played right now, soccer has suddenly blown up across ESPN and all other media outlets...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about over 6 years ago 611 reads 9 comments

  22. North Carolina Tar Heels Named 2008-09 NCAA Champions

    In a strange turn of events, the NCAA Basketball committee has forfeited the 2008-09 season while declaring the North Carolina Tar Heels national champions...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about over 6 years ago 1,624 reads 3 comments

  23. Tar Heel Basketball: The Big Three Return

    With the deadline to enter the 2008 NBA draft today, Danny Green, Wayne Ellington, and Ty Lawson all had big decisions to make about their future...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about over 6 years ago 1,145 reads 1 comments

  24. Open Mic: Can These Hoops Records Ever Be Broken?

    I'm a basketball guy, mainly college but a little NBA thrown in here and there. Basketball is my passion. With all of the controversy surrounding the sport recently, it's nice to sit back and ...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about over 6 years ago 620 reads 4 comments

  25. NCAA Basketball: No.1 Ranked High School Recruit Still Ineligible

    With the end of the 2008 school year winding down, there is still some uncertainty on the Scout.com No. 1 ranked high school player, Brandon Jennings. Apparently, the NCAA has still not cleared Jennings to be eligible to play college basketball...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about over 6 years ago 1,215 reads 1 comments