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  1. North Carolina Tar Heels dispute internal study on athlete litera...

    North Carolina is disputing research by a reading specialist it employs that says 10 percent of UNC football or basketball players read and write below a third-grade level.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
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  3. Dick Vitale: Dynamic duos to watch in 2013-14

    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale is looking forward to following six college basketball tandems this season.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  4. Shane Larkin, Miami pull away from UNC for ACC crown

    Shane Larkin scored a career-high 28 points, eight in the final 2 1/2 minutes, to help No. 9 Miami pull away late and beat North Carolina 87-77 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  5. Julius Peppers donates $250,000 to alma mater UNC Tar Heels

    Robbi Pickeral

    Former North Carolina football/basketball standout Julius Peppers has donated $250,000 to UNC's Light on the Hill Society Scholarship fund, which supports African-American students, the school announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  6. Academic scandal embroils North Carolina Tar Heels but NCAA stays...

    Robbi Pickeral

    The NCAA hit North Carolina with sanctions in March after the school was ruled to have committed major violations. But it has remained quiet about a growing scandal on the Chapel Hill campus involving high numbers of football and basketball players enrolled in classes determined to have been fraudulent.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  7. Reducing the size of Division I would make a better NCAA hoops pr...

    Jay Bilas

    ESPN Insider Jay Bilas writes that the time has come to downsize Division I basketball. By following a model closer to college football's, the NCAA would have a better hoops product and smaller schools would compete with more similar teams.

    Blog | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  8. ESPN Experts - Updated Final Four predictions

    Jay Bilas, Doug Gottlieb, Fran Fraschilla and Joe Lunardi

    Jay Bilas, Fran Fraschilla, Doug Gottlieb and Joe Lunardi revisit their preseason Final Four predictions and update their picks.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  9. News and notes on the ever-changing college landscape

    Andy Katz

    Here are some quick hitters during this crazy week in college sports ... • Villanova is trying to use its rising football program as a way to get in somewhere in the ACC or a Big 12/Big East hybrid. The school is hoping the Philadelphia mar...

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  10. Dick Baddour of North Carolina Tar Heels stepping down as athleti...

    Dick Baddour is stepping down as athletic director at North Carolina, a day after the school fired football coach Butch Davis amid an NCAA investigation into the program.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  11. ACC Power Rankings: Duke & everyone else

    Eamonn Brennan

    With college football now officially behind us and conference play just beginning to heat up, what better time to catch you up on the power-six conference picture? This week, your humble ESPN.com writers are doing just that. ESPN Insider's Doug Gottl...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  12. SEC leading the way with 19 ESPNU 100 commits

    Mike LaPlante, ESPN Recruiting

    For all the talk that the SEC is a football conference it has also flexed its basketball muscle within the recruiting ranks. A quick breakdown to this point shows that the SEC is leading the pack of elite level conferences in landing the top talent a...

    Blog | Conversation | October 27, 2010
  13. College Football - The ACC should teach other conferences about t...

    Ryan McGee

    As conferences continue to race to expand for football, they might be wise to press the pause button and learn a few lessons from the ACC. As Ryan McGee writes, adding teams for football often isn't worth all the other costs involved.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2010
  14. A probe into a tutor's dealings with University of North Carolina...

    Bomani Jones

    Butch Davis is getting his North Carolina football players ready for the season. Shouldn't he (and everybody else) be working just as hard to get those student-athletes ready for the classroom?

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2010
  15. Jay Bilas: Not all NCAA rules are created equal

    Jay Bilas

    The tearful news conference and the endless throat-clearing of reports on the length and frequency of Michigan football practices is a case study in part of what I believe to be wrong in college athletics. NCAA rules are, in too many cases, arbit...

    Blog | Conversation | September 08, 2009
  16. Final Four: Big Ten getting blown out in title game … shocke...

    Pat Forde

    DETROIT -- The Big Ten tradition continues. Tradition of being bum-rushed out of a national championship, that is. Michigan State is following the beatdown trail blazed by Ohio State in football and basketball -- two lopsided losses in the BCS Cham...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  17. Final Four: Football atmosphere inside and out of Ford Field

    Dana O'Neil

    DETROIT -- On the way to basketball's national championship, a football atmosphere broke out. Everything in and around Detroit right now screams late November instead of early April. The air is cold enough that you can see your breath; the streets...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009