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Barth brothers: Casey sidelined, Connor kicks on

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video Casey and Connor Barth are brothers and Hoggard High alums. Connor is a standout kicker in the NFL for Tampa Bay. Casey is currently sidelined in Chapel Hill with the Tar Heels. Casey may apply for a medical redshirt due to his groin injury. Full story...
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Thorp, UNC trustee: school committed to football

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North Carolina chancellor Holden Thorp and board of trustees chairman Wade Hargrove say they're committed to having a nationally competitive football program despite the NCAA investigation of the past year. Full story...
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Wilmington's Casey Barth expected to sit out this weekend for UNC

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Former Hoggard High School kicker Casey Barth didn't play in the second half against Virginia on Saturday in Chapel Hill due to a pulled groin. Barth is not expected to play on Saturday for UNC against Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Full story...
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UNC releases response to NCAA Notice Of Allegations

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The University of North Carolina will vacate all 16 football victories from the 2008 and 2009 seasons, as well as reduce scholarships and put its program on two years of probation as self-imposed penalties following an NCAA investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct. Full story...
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PROGRAMMING NOTE: ABC Sports college football schedule for Saturday

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The following games will air on WWAY NewsChannel 3 on Saturday, September 24,2011: Full story...
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UNC asks that lawsuit be dropped

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The University of North Carolina is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former football player Michael McAdoo. Full story...
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Casey Barth named UNC football captain

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A Wilmington kicker has been named as one of the football captains for the North Carolina Tar Heels. The season begins Saturday in Chapel Hill when UNC hosts James Madison. Full story...
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New UNC interim football coach credits Leland resident for motivation

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video Everett Withers was introduced as the interim head football coach at the University of North Carolina on Friday. At the news conference it took less than 30 seconds for Withers to credit a man who lives in Brunswick County. In fact Withers mentioned Mel Foels four times before he mentioned anyone else. Full story...
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Everett Withers takes over UNC football helm

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It didn't take long for the North Carolina Tar Heels to name a successor to Butch Davis. On Thursday evening the Tar Heels named Everett Withers as the new UNC interim head football coach. Full story...
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UNC AD steps down in midst of NCAA probe

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Butch Davis was fired on Wednesday. On Thursday the aftermath at UNC Chapel Hill continues with the resignation from director of athletics, Dick Baddour. Full story...
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Butch Davis era comes to an end at UNC

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North Carolina has fired football coach Butch Davis. The firing comes just nine days before the start of preseason practice. Full story...
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2011 Preseason All-ACC Football Team announced

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Former New Hanover Wildcat standout George Bryan is a preseason All-ACC football selection. Bryan is the only NC State player on the preseason team. Full story...
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Hokies, FSU again preseason favorites in ACC

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Florida State and Virginia Tech are the preseason picks to meet in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game, with the Seminoles the choice to win their first league title since 2005. Full story...
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McAdoo loses appeal to play in Chapel Hill

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Former Tar Heel football standout Michael McAdoo wants to play for UNC this fall. He's about to run out of options though. He lost an appeal in court on Wednesday. Full story...
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Ex-UNC player files lawsuit against school, NCAA

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A former North Carolina football player has filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, seeking reinstatement after being declared permanently ineligible for academic misconduct. Full story...
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