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UNCW employee let go after implicated in UNC academic fraud report
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:15pm.

videoAccording to a new report today, nearly 20 years of academic fraud took place at UNC Chapel Hill. And now, we know it could have local ties.

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9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:30pm.

videoUniversity of North Carolina chancellor Carol Folt says the school has fired or begun disciplinary procedures against nine employees after an investigation of an academic fraud scandal dating back nearly two decades. Local resident John Bunting, head football coach at UNC from 2001-2006, cooperated with the investigation.

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NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/08/2014 - 2:18pm.

The NCAA has lifted the rest of the sanctions placed on Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the postseason ban.

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Bill seeks to disclose finances of college sports
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:18am.

Two congressmen have introduced a bill to require the NCAA, schools, conferences as well as the College Football Playoff to reveal how much money is flowing through college sports.

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UNC: NCAA to reopen probe into academic misconduct
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:14pm.

North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham says NCAA investigators will take another look into academic misconduct at the school.

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Former Laney swimmer earns honorable mention All-American status
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 03/29/2014 - 10:43pm.

The 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship concluded on Saturday night. Laney graduate Stephen Coetzer earned honorable mention All-American status for his performance in the 200 backstroke. Coetzer is a junior at NC State. As a team NC State finished in 15th at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship. That was the highest finish among the ACC schools.

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College athletes can unionize, federal agency says
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/26/2014 - 2:23pm.

In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize.

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Local man says his invention could have eliminated chaos in UNC game
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:44pm.

video In a strange ending involving the game clock, UNC was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament Sunday night. One local man says his invention could have possibly helped change the end of the game.

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Duke 4th, UNC No. 12 in AP preseason basketball poll
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 12:10pm.

Duke is ranked fourth in the Associated Press preseason basketball poll. UNC is No. 12 in the poll.

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College Football Playoff selection panel unveiled
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 1:29pm.

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne and Hall of Fame quarterback Archie Manning are among the 13 people who will be part of the College Football Playoff selection committee in 2014.

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