Archive for the ‘North Carolina Tar Heels’ Category

Pitt wins a ‘personal game’ in finally beating UNC

Friday, November 15th, 2019

But in the 10 years since then, Twyman has certainly learned plenty about the Panthers and the Tar Heels, and more specifically the Panthers' inability to beat the Tar Heels as members of the ACC. Twyman has been at Pitt since the summer of 2017, and in that time he has watched his team lose to UNC in a couple of maddening ways as the Panthers continued a trend that began in 2013. But on Thursday night at Heinz Field, Twyman and his teammates exorcised one of the program's longest-running and deepest-seeded curses as members of the ACC.

Duke-UNC matchup headlines Week 9 in ACC

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 9: GAME OF THE WEEK Duke at North Carolina. The ACC's highest-profile basketball rivalry takes center stage in football with significant ramifications in the cloudy Coastal Division. The Blue Devils (4-3, 2-2) and the Tar Heels (3-4, 2-2) are both in the mix behind division leaders Virginia and Pittsburgh with the loser seemingly playing itself out of the race.

PHOTOS: Victory parade for U.S. women’s soccer team

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Astronauts, world leaders, a pope and war veterans all have been honored with ticker-tape parades in New York City's famed Canyon of Heroes. Now, the Women's National Team is the center of the celebration on Wednesday, commemorating its World Cup win in France on Sunday. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was on the float with some of the team members during the parade, while hundreds, if not thousands, of spectators looked on.

Inside Zion Williamson’s injury, a busted shoe and a busted knee

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Inside Zion Williamson's injury, a busted shoe and a busted knee originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com In the opening moments of last night's matchup between the Duke Blue Devils and the North Carolina Tar Heels at Cameron Indoor Stadium, the sports world came to a standstill. The most anticipated clash of the season between two of the most storied programs in the history of college basketball made this the big-ticket event that you did not want to miss. Tickets for the bout reached astronomical numbers, rivaling the Super Bowl that took place just weeks ago.