12 Tar Heels competing at Olympics: Here’s when and where can you see them compete

By R.L. Bynum A dozen Tar Heels in six sports are in Japan to compete in the 2020 Olympics, including three current Carolina students and three vying for individual medals. Down-Jenkins Two of the current students make history as the first Tar Heels to compete in Olympic diving: senior Anton Down-Jenkins, who will compete for …

Sunday, it’s all UNC on ACC Network: Here’s what you’ll see

By R.L. Bynum Set your DVRs! ACC Network began 15 days of programming highlighting the best moments from the last year for each ACC school on July 2 with “ACC Network School Takeovers.” It’s Carolina’s turn Sunday, and you’ll be able to relive five victories over top-10 teams. In addition to eight Tar Heels victories, …

UNC’s dominant athletic year earns fourth-place Director’s Cup finish, the best since 2009, to easily lead the ACC

By R.L. Bynum Carolina proved again to have the most dominant overall athletics program in the Atlantic Coast Conference and one of the best in the country. Sparked by a third consecutive field hockey national title and seven top-10 NCAA finishes, UNC finished fourth overall in the NCAA Directors’ Cup standings at 1,126.25 points, just …

Where and when to watch as 6 more UNC teams go for NCAA titles

By R.L. Bynum North Carolina’s thrilling 4–3 overtime victory Sunday over Michigan for the Tar Heels’ third consecutive field hockey national championship could be just the start of a highly decorated spring for the University of National Champions. Six other Tar Heels teams still have shots at the national championships. You can cheer on four …

UNC is one of a few college volleyball teams with every player wearing masks for matches

By R.L. Bynum@RL_Bynum If you watch a college volleyball match this fall, you’ll see something you are unlikely to see in any other sport — entire teams wearing masks during competition. North Carolina is one of those teams.  Since preseason practice started Aug. 1, Coach Joe Sagula’s team has worn masks for every practice. All …