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Roy Williams passes Dean Smith on all-time career wins list in 94-71 victory over Miami

It finally happened. Roy Williams passed his late mentor Dean Smith on the all-time career wins list with 880 with a 94-71 win over Miami.

Dean Smith signed motorcycle up for sale to true blue fan

A Wilmington mom is selling her decked-out University of North Carolina motorcycle that was signed by the late Dean Smith.

NC lawmakers recall Smith’s coaching, commitment to justice

Legislators have recalled the late Dean Smith as a great coach and great man who cared about students, his community and social justice.

Dean Smith’s trust sends $200 dinner checks to his UNC lettermen

video Dean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players - even after his death.

Legendary UNC coach Dean Smith dies at 83

Legendary University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith has died. He was 83. The former North Carolina bench boss had health issues in recent years, with the family saying in 2010 he had a condition that was causing him to lose memory.video

Jordan’s UNC diploma, recruiting letters up for auction

videoPieces of Michael Jordan's history as a student-athlete are up for auction. Goldin Auctions is offering up Jordan's diploma from UNC, as well as recruiting letters written by legendary Tar Heel coach Dean Smith and assistant Bill Gutheridge, who later succeeded Smith as head coach.

WWAY’s Thursday night sports – August 8

videoOn Thursday night we checked out baseball playoff action. The Wilmington Sharks had a chance to wrap up their first round series, but the Peninsula Pilots had different plans. Wilmington Post 10 was victorious though. Post 10 advances to the winner's bracket of the legion baseball regionals. Lori Beth Adams made a valiant effort, but the UNCW senior came up short at the U.S. Women's Amateur in Charleston. Plus more!

Dean Smith to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

videoPresident Barack Obama has announced former University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith is among 16 recipients who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom this year.

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Delaware picks up come from behind win over UNCW Men’s Basketball

A 10-foot jumper by senior guard Ryan Allen with 15.9 seconds left lifted Delaware to a 67-62 victory over UNCW, salvaging a split of the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball series on Sunday afternoon in Trask Coliseum.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.