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Near-misses and costly breakdowns doom UNC’s defense

Near-misses and costly breakdowns doom UNC’s defense

CHAPEL HILL — Injury-depleted and inexperienced in some positions, the margin for error on defense for North Carolina is small. The difference between another frustrating loss and finally getting a win Saturday could have been a couple of feet — M.J. Stewart’s two...
Few answers for what is becoming lost season for UNC

Few answers for what is becoming lost season for UNC

CHAPEL HILL — It’s turning into a retro football season for North Carolina, and not in a good way. Not since Mack Brown’s first two teams suffered back-to-back 1–10 seasons in 1988 and 1989 have the Tar Heels been so inept on offense and made so many unforced...
Our time is coming: Life as an NC State fan

Our time is coming: Life as an NC State fan

010 BY PATRICK KEARNEY “This is our year, seriously…” If I had a dollar for every time I have uttered this statement to someone regarding NC State athletics, I could probably drop out of school and be a stay at home Fantasy Team Owner for the rest of my life. I have...
UNC finds it has two good answers at quarterback

UNC finds it has two good answers at quarterback

CHAPEL HILL — Just when North Carolina’s quarterback picture became clearer in the first half, an apparent right hip injury to Chazz Surratt muddled it. Then Brandon Harris rebounded from a rough opener and made it even more unclear. All that was settled in a...